Wendy Powell

Can you heal diastasis recti years later?

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This is one of the most common concerns about diastasis recti. “Can you heal diastasis recti years later?” Many moms think they’ve left it too late to make a difference. But don’t worry, the short answer to, ‘can I heal years later? is “Yes!” You can always improve your core function and the tension and stability of your abdominal muscles. However long ago you had your baby.

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If you have diastasis recti, the layers of abdominal muscles have drawn apart, and the connective tissue between them is thinner and stretched. By working on foundational healing, reconnection and strengthening of your deep core muscles and making some postural adjustments, you can absolutely improve the look and function of a DR.

So, can you heal diastasis recti years later? Yes. There are Mamas getting great results in the MUTU System program whose children are now in their 20s and 30s and have long flown the nest! They discovered years after giving birth, searching for answers, and almost giving up completely that they don’t need to put up with unwanted symptoms anymore.

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“My youngest baby was 32 last December! I’m a grandma 3 times over and I’m 62 and I’m 4.5 weeks into MUTU… My tummy is definitely shrinking and I only wish I had had this program when I was first a mommy in 1980!”

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Clinical trials show MUTU System works for diastasis

In Clinical Trials in 2020, 94% of women with diastasis recti (separation of abdominal muscles) reported an improvement after using MUTU System. It doesn’t matter how long ago you had your baby, the award-winning, medically recommended MUTU program can help.

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Heal diastasis recti years later through posture and deep core work

However long ago you had your babies, adjustments to the way you sit, stand and walk will affect how your core muscles work, and how your tummy looks. We go into diastasis recti and posture in detail in the MUTU program but here’s your cheatsheet!

  • Try not to thrust out your chest or tuck (flatten) your backside
  • Walk more, sit less, change position more
  • You need strong glutes and a strong core to heal a diastasis

Follow these steps to help you to tweak and adjust your alignment. Poor alignment and posture can mean un-contained pressure and loading. Thats a technical way of saying your core muscles are not in the right position to work right.

Healing, connecting and strengthening your deep core muscles, and pelvic floor system will improve a diastasis recti. Even years after you had your baby. Find out more about choosing the right postpartum program for you, at all stages of motherhood.

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Lynda ParadiseOctober 30, 2020

After 1 singleton birth then twins 14 months later, my body has never been the same. My children are 33 and 32 now. I came across the Mutu System link tonight and decided I have nothing to loose!
Everything makes sense with this program and it’s information no one readily makes available. Although I know the symptoms, I never heard about DR until tonight.
Just joined and praying this is the beginning of a beautiful journey to better health!

Team MUTUNovember 2, 2020

We’re so glad that you found MUTU and look forward to helping you on your healing journey. Don’t forget to login to Connect and say hi to our lovely Mama’s and Nicole x

HussainaOctober 6, 2019

Happy to come across this. I hope to achieve some successes

Team MUTUNovember 8, 2019

So happy you have joined us, please let us know how you get on with the program

AartiJuly 13, 2019

I am also suffering from it.i have 5 years older son

Heather DochertyJune 30, 2019

Some examples of a daily workout please

Adele BatchelorJune 17, 2019

Want to learn more

SamJune 17, 2019

I am a mother of three young children, youngest 3 months. I have a large and deep separation. How can your program help?

Team MUTUSeptember 3, 2019

Hi Sam, No exercise routine can or should guarantee to ‘treat’ or ‘fix’ every situation. A focused postpartum core restoration program will benefit your “abdominal muscles and pelvic floor greatly, even where surgery is deemed necessary. Remember that diastasis recti is a result of inappropriate or ineffective loading on a compromised and weakened core, and of excessive intra abdominal pressure. The benefits of improving these issues with the right exercises, will be beneficial in all cases. Here at MUTU we focus on: Does your core work? Does your pelvic floor do its job? Is your stomach flatter and firmer and able to support your spine without pain or weakness? Do you look good, feel good and does it WORK? That’s more important than a finger measurement. Read more on ‘Why The Gap Isn’t Always The Problem in this article.

Tisure BadenockApril 8, 2019

Can’t wait to try

Belinda DunphyMarch 19, 2019

Looking forward to seeing what you have to offer. The exercises I was doing wasn’t working.

WfabreSeptember 4, 2018

This email was definitely meant for me. My youngest is almost 11. I purchased the system a few years ago but have never been consistent as I didn’t think it would really work for me being so far after post partum…now I’m encouraged…

ZainaSeptember 3, 2018

I’m a mother of four and I’ve been in MUTU system for the last 2.5 years! I’ve participated in MUTU program after I had my triples 3 years ago and I’ve gained about 40 kgs during my pregnancy!

today I feel younger, happier and healthier!!!
Not only I lost all the pregnancy weight but I also my tummy is flat and toned!

All my family members are asking me about how I managed to loose all the weight and I keep telling them its MUTU!!

Thank you Wendy for this amazing program.

WendyOctober 8, 2018

Hey Zaina – thanks so much for your awesome feedback – it’s so great to hear that you and your family are noticing how much happier and healthier you are.

It would be absolutely incredible if you would add your comments on the feedback form here so we can share your comments with other Mamas around the world who may need some motivation -> https://mutumamas.com/share/ (you need to be logged in to view it).

Keep at it and much love from Team MUTU xxx

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