Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti- Part 3

Part 3- Preventing Diastasis Recti in Pregnancy This is the final post in a three part series on how to minimize and protect your abdominal muscles from developing diastasis recti. In the other two posts we talked about how rib thrusting and forward, forceful movements of your belly can contribute to development of diastasis recti.  [...]

By | 2013-03-29T17:00:12+00:00 March 29th, 2013|Abdominals, Childbirth, Diastasis Recti, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti- Part 3

Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti- Part 2

Part 2-Preventing Diastasis Recti in Pregnancy Diastasis Recti is a separation of the rectus abdominus muscles that is a common occurrence during pregnancy.   What we do with our bodies during pregnancy can make this separation worse and the recovery process longer.   There are three aspects you need to be aware of to help [...]

By | 2013-03-27T08:00:51+00:00 March 27th, 2013|Abdominals, Diastasis Recti, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti- Part 2

Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti

Preventing Diastasis Recti in Pregnancy- PART ONE Congratulations on being pregnant.   There is a lot of changes that will be happening to your body over the next 9 months, the biggest one happening to your belly.  You probably aren’t that concerned about your belly getting huge, because it will!  But you should!  Things you [...]

By | 2013-03-25T04:01:43+00:00 March 25th, 2013|Abdominals, Diastasis Recti, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti

What is this thing called our Core?

What is this thing called our Core? Our body is an amazing machine.  What keeps it strong and allows us to move and do all sorts of activities is having strong core muscles.  Core strengthening is all the buzz these days and rightfully so because without good strength in our core muscles our performance can [...]

By | 2018-02-03T20:52:38+00:00 January 18th, 2013|Abdominals, Diastasis Recti, Exercise, Post Partum|Comments Off on What is this thing called our Core?