We get this question very often! Which binder will be the best fit post op!
So when measuring for the abdominal binder, we suggest you follow these guidelines:
- Measure the area below the belly button and above the hips. Do not measure your waist.
- Do not use your pants size to determine sizing. Each designer seems to have a different opinion on sizing! 🙂
- Take swelling into account! If you are borderline between two sizes size up. If you are ordering an Abdominal Binder you can purchase a second one at a discount. Then you could get both and have them on hand once the swelling resides.
More questions about the abdominal binder? Check them out in the Hysterectomy Store.
Be kind to yourself,
From Your Hysterectomy Guide
How do I prepare for surgery and recovery?
You will likely come home from your pre-op appointments with lots of paperwork and instructions. Go ahead and find a folder, binder or basket you can keep everything in. This will reduce stress from now through recovery. If you really want to get fancy, you can ….
Read more in Your Hysterectomy Guide.
We’ve made it easy for you with the Hysterectomy Prep Set.
As you prepare for your surgery, keep things simple by ordering this kit: Pocket Binder for gentle compression, Cool packs for ice relief, Quick Patient Kit including eye mask and ear plugs, mesh panties, the Silky Sac for laundry ease and a free downloadable book – all to help you recover from your hysterectomy.
Read more about the Hysterectomy Prep Set.