Indian mothers believe that if you tie a saree very tightly around your waist after delivery, it helps you regain your pre pregnancy body. Is there any truth to this?

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I'm not too sure how accurate this is as none of my Indian mommy friends practice this nor do their parents. But I reckon it's a similar concept to tummy binders and wraps. Like the Malay have this "bendung" wrap that supposedly helps keep the tummy from sagging and to help flatten it. As long as the tightness doesn't hurt or gets too uncomfortable, i reckon there's no harm in trying if it were me. Anything to get my old figure back.

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