At first I was nervous about putting on my Mama Strut with my c-section incision. I didn’t know at the time that I could get a silicone cover to add more protection to it. Once I did put on my Mama Strut, about a week about a week after birth, I wished I had put it on sooner! I was amazed at how quickly my stomach healed and returned to pre-pregnancy size! After having 5 babies, my stomach hadn’t been that size in so long! It was also great support for recovering from a c-section and I didn’t go a day without it until my stomach was strong enough. I can’t say enough about this product!