Bengkung Belly Binding

What is Bengkung Belly Binding?

Bengkung is a traditional Malaysian way to bind the postpartum woman. the body going back to normal after birth is an act of healing, not an act of strengthening. Holding the body together can aid in this healing. We take long strips of Batik cotton or muslin fabric and bind the woman from hips to under the ribcage.

What are the benefits to Bengkung Belly Binding?

  • Helps slim the belly, ribcage, hips and helps the body return to its normal shape
  • Decreases bleeding time
  • Pulls together any separation that occurred in abdominal muscles
  • Helps postpartum posture while breastfeeding