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

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 [...]

Postpartum Running Guidelines | Guest Article By Emma Brockwell, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Postpartum Running Guidelines Guest Article By Emma Brockwell, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, a.k.a. Physio Mum Why is it so important that you do not return to running too soon post-baby? Pregnancy and childbirth weaken and stress our internal and external muscles. Running is high impact, and if our bodies are not strong enough or have not [...]

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