Naturally Supporting the Way You Heal Postpartum™

In the Media

The Mama Strut During Pregnancy System was selected as one of Root and Revel’s top maternity items!”

– Root and Revel –

Featured Member: Jill Bigelow, PELV-ICE CEO and Founder

– OPEN Forum

Pelv-Ice Launches Product To Help Women Heal After Giving Birth

– Cheddar

Free Health Care


Jill Bigelow is a visionary mamapreneur who is not afraid to speak about women’s issues and challenge taboos.

– She Who Dares

Jill Bigelow – Mama Strut Inventor shares her bigger mission for mama care

– The Story Exchange

Ob/Gyn to the stars endorses Mama Strut in her new book – She-ology

– Amazon

Postpartum Products to Make Recovery Easier

– Fit Pregnancy and Baby

Positive Phil Podcast

– Positive Phil

Banish Those Baby Blues: Behind the Business with Mama Strut’s Jill Bigelow

– FS Local Blog

Mama Strut TV feature in Mexico

– Venga la Alegría

11 Surprising Benefits of a Coworking Space

– Huffington Post

12 Products Most Moms-to-Be Didn’t Know Existed Before Getting Pregnant


Mama Strut by PELV-ICE founder Jill Bigelow is named a top healthcare entrepreneur to watch.

137 healthcare entrepreneurs to know

– Becker’s Hospital Review

Best postpartum abdominal binder as reviewed by Project Motherhood. Mama Strut is Best Abdominal Binder, Hip Pain/Compression, Back & Pelvic Floor Support with Ice/Heat Therapy for Vaginal Pain, SI Joint Pain, Pelvic Pain, Diastasis Recti, Hernia, Post-Birth Prolapse

Postpartum Favorites

– Project Motherhood

Real mom review of Mama Strut the best pospartum pain management

Mama Strut Review for Postpartum Relief

– Verywell

Founder, Jill Bigelow of PELV-ICE writes about creating a new catagory in an entrenched market

Creating category innovation in an entrenched market

– Virgin

Review of Mama Strut the best postpartum binder

Postpartum Care and Recovery With Mama Strut + A Giveaway

– Oh Lovely Day

Mama Strut founder Jill Bigelow at We Work

With Mama Strut, Jill Bigelow Gets New Moms Back on Their Feet

– creator

mom review of Mama Strut postpartum care system

Natural Pain Relief for new Mothers

– Vancouver2Toronto

Real Mom review of Mama Strut postpartum support system

Nurturing your body after childbirth. Mama Strut Postpartum Support System video review.

– Empowered Life & Wellness

Mama Strut review on Mommy Scene

Featured in Green Scene Mom’s 2016 Spring Baby Shower Faves

– Green Scene Mom –

Mom.Me Mama Strut Press

“This device does it all—from cooling your undercarriage to keeping your abdominal region feeling nice and snug.”

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Giggle Guide Mama Strut Press Release

“The Mama Strut by Pelv-Ice gives comforting pelvic support, helping through postpartum recovery.”

– The Giggle Guide –

Birth Fit Mama Strut Press

“We absolutely love what the women at PELV-ICE have come up with for postpartum recovery, the Mama Strut.”

– Birth Fit –

A Mom's Take Mama Strut Press

“We all know that delivering a baby is rough on your body. Mama Strut is here to help you though that time.”

– A Mom’s Take –

Center for Surrogate Parenting Mama Strut

CSP supports Mama Strut pregnancy support and postpartum care.

– Center for Surrogate Parenting –

Mama Strut Women's Founders Network

Women Founders Network Fast Pitch 2015 Winner

– Women Founders Network –

Mommy MD Guides Mama Strut

“I wish I had my Mama Strut for all three of my pregnancies”

– Mommy MD Guides –

Mama Strut Toddler Blog

“This is a must-have for the postpartum mama, regardless of how she gave birth.”

– Toddler Blog –

Mama Strut Wellness Mama

“The Mama Strut is a promising new product for IC patients.”

– Wellness Mama –

Mundo Ovo Mama Strut

“Cuidados no pós-parto: cinta Mama Strut”

– Mundo Ovo –

The Fab Mom Mama Strut Press

“One of the newest and quite possibly THE most innovative post-birth system on the planet”

– The Fab Mom –

Mama Strut Best of Baby Awards

“Best Post Delivery Relief”

– Best of Baby 2015 –

Mama Strut on The Bump

“The comfort the Mama Strut provides is as profound as users say it is”

– Baby Center Review –

Mama Strut on Crickets Circle

“Wonder what you’ll need for recovering after giving birth?”

– Cricket’s Circle –

2014 New Arrival Cribsie Awards Mama Strut

“4.75 out of 5 for Innovation, 4.25 out of 5 for Utility. Seems like something clever to have on tap.”

– Cribsie Awards –

Mama Strut on Babycenter

“This week we fell in love with: Mama Strut Lady Parts Soother”

– Baby Center Blog –

Mama Strut on Belly Ballot

“PELV-ICE and their inaugural product  The Mama Strut™is a gift that a mom-to-be  might not even know she needs!”

– Belly Ballot –

Mama Strut on Popsugar Moms

“…postpartum corset and short set with therapeutic ice pack and heat inserts that provide immediate support and relief”

– Pop Sugar Moms –

Mama Strut Mom Trends

“This postpartum support kit is really everything your body needs”

– Mom Trends –

New Mommy Media on Mama Strut

“Mama Strut is the only pelvic brace device that supports all sides of the pelvis and incorporates therapeutic heat and ice…”

– New Mommy Media –

Project Nursery Mama Strut review

“The comfort the Mama Strut provides is as profound as users say it is”

– Project Nursery –

Mama Strut on Red Tricycle

“Nip the postpartum duck walk in the bud with Mama Strut‘s Pelv-Ice, a comfy biker shorts/girdle get-up”

– Red Tricycle –

Mama Strut Stroller Traffic Press

“It’s a brilliant way to soothe and relieve yet still be mobile.”

– Stroller Traffic –

Healthy Voyager Logo

“Mama Strut is just what the doctor ordered for postpartum pain without the need for meds…”

– The Healthy Voyager –

Mama Strut Talk Birth Logo

“Very functional and has a lot of beneficial extras that are not present on a traditional belly wrap.”

-Talk Birth-

Press Announcements

Innovation Awards

  • We Work Summit Awards Demo Day Competition 2017 – 2nd Place
  • Women Founder’s Network Innovation Competition 2015 – 1st Place
  • Silicon Beach Fest Innovation Fast Pitch 2015 – 2nd Place
  • Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards – Top 10 Finalist 2015 (North America)
  • MEPC Entrepreneurship Competition @ Viterbi School of Engineering/USC – finalist (2014)
  • AIM Incubator at USC – 1st Place (2013)
  • Silicon Beach Innovation Fest @ USC – 3rd Place (2013)


Creating category innovation in an entrenched market

Women's Founder NetworkPELV-ICE Founder Jill Bigelow’s guest post on entrepreneurship on Virgin’s website.   > Read Full Post


PELV-ICE wins Women Founders Network Fast Pitch Competition

Women's Founder NetworkTop venture capitalists, women entrepreneurs and professional services firms chose PELV-ICE
> Read Full Release

Pelv-Ice selected as one of the top ten finalists who will compete in its Womens Founders Network Fast Pitch Competition on October 20, 2015.

Women's Founder NetworkWomen Founders Network Announces Ten Finalists Who Will Compete for More Than $100,000 in Cash and Services at October 20, 2015 Fast Pitch Competition > Read Full Release

keckMama Strut™ Clinical Study
A clinical Study is currently underway on Mama Strut Postpartum Care System at USC.

“Postpartum Mama Strut users claim the device helps decrease postpartum pain and improve recovery. We are conducting a pilot clinical trial to assess these claims. We will be assessing factors such as pain score, overall mood, overall satisfaction with birth experience,and improved rates of breast feeding in users compared to non users with otherwise routine postpartum care.”

Study investigators are Dr. Sara Twogood and Dr. Alyssa Quimby, both assistant professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology at USC.

Postpartum Care Steps Into The 21st Century: PELV-ICE™ Debuts The Mama Strut™, A Groundbreaking Soft Brace For Post-Delivery Recovery
Los Angeles, CA August 25, 2014 – PELV-ICE™, a new medical device company revolutionizing the standard of care for pelvic soft tissue trauma, announces the launch of its debut product: the Mama Strut™, an adjustable soft brace created exclusively to improve postpartum recovery and comfort for new moms.