Postnatal Fitness and Diastasis Recti | Louise’s Story

Mom of 1, Louise, shares her postnatal fitness and diastasis recti story with us.  I am 32 years old and I was a boot camp instructor and fitness enthusiast before becoming pregnant.  I just didn't understand or anticipate how diastasis recti and core weakening through pregnancy would impact me. I naively thought I wouldn't [...]

Postpartum Umbilical Hernia

Hernia, diastasis recti, and prolapse are all related to excessive intra-abdominal pressure, meaning too much pressure inside your abdomen and/or pelvis. This pressure has built up inside your body and has nowhere to go but outwards and downwards, and so eventually something has to give. I discuss diastasis recti at length on this blog and [...]