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What Every Mother Should Know About Her Pelvic Floor

If you didn’t know much about your pelvic floor before babies, you’re in good company. Maybe you still feel a little in the dark. But just like a mother’s abdominal muscles go through lots of changes to grow and deliver a baby, so does her pelvic floor. Understanding exactly what these changes might be is …

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Pelvic Floor Basics: Demystifying the Mystery

The pelvic floor is one of those topics we seem only to discuss in hushed voices or when divided into groups of the same gender. It feels a bit like health class in middle school. Remember when you learned all the anatomically correct words, but no one believed you were mature enough to do this …

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Are There Diastasis Recti Exercises To Avoid?

If you have an abdominal separation, you’ve probably seen the lists of diastasis recti exercises to avoid. But then, you read a little further, and you can find information contradicting almost all of these claims. So, who’s really right? Well, let’s take a closer look at the whole thing. Should you do traditional ab exercises …

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What Matters More Than Diastasis Recti Exercises

The right diastasis recti exercises are crucial no matter where you are in your recovery. But what matters even more than how you exercise is how you move all day long. Exercise is really only one component of a full recovery. Let me show you what I mean. How abdominal pressure affects your diastasis recti …

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How to Fix Diastasis Recti

If you want to know how to fix diastasis recti, you probably already know that you have it. But just in case you’re not sure, here are some simple, straightforward directions to check for it. Before we get into the details about how to correct one, I want to make an important point. Why you …

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What Causes Diastasis Recti?

Understanding what causes diastasis recti is no simple task. First, we need to be able to define it. A lot of people will have a lot of different definitions, but here’s my version: Diastasis recti is the inadequate regulation of tension in the linea alba, resulting in a loss of connection between the left and …

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