Postpartum Core Exercises: How To Regain Strength

Postpartum Core Exercises: How To Regain Strength

During pregnancy, our bodies endure a lot. Just about every part of the pregnant body sees change, and the core is not spared. While it's completely normal to experience a variety of changes, many women are often unsure of how to prevent more severe issues or work through changes during pregnancy. In this post we'll go over not just postpartum core exercises but why the core is important and how...

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How to Prevent Diastasis Recti

How to Prevent Diastasis Recti

If you're pregnant with your first or 5th, you've probably heard of diastasis recti or your belly muscles splitting. While it's a completely normal and common thing to happen during pregnancy, there are some ways to help prevent it. If you want to learn how to prevent diastasis recti, then you've come to the right place. In this post, we'll cover the following: What is diastasis rectiBest ways...

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What is Diastasis Recti Postpartum?

What is Diastasis Recti Postpartum?

Are you feeling like your core and belly aren't quite back to normal after baby? It's possible that diastasis recti could be to blame, but what is diastasis recti anyways? In this post we'll go over the nuts and bolts about diastasis recti. This will include what it is, why it happens, how common it is and how to prevent it. While you are pregnant, the connective tissue that joins your to rectus...

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What NOT to do Postpartum: A Physical Therapist’s Advice

What NOT to do Postpartum: A Physical Therapist’s Advice

After baby, it's easy and common to fall into focusing solely on baby while giving little thought to your own recovery. While it may be a common thing moms tend to do, it's so important to be mindful about your own recovery. Many of my posts focus on how to optimize recovery and everything you should do. But I thought a post about some things to simply avoid or limit might also be helpful. Read...

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