What I know now about Abdominal Separation (Diastasis Recti) during pregnancy

I’m putting a disclaimer right up the top. Please note, I am not a physiotherapist or personal trainer, I am simply sharing what I’ve learnt from my recent pregnancy about Abdominal Separation (Diastasis Recti) prevention and care.

Diastasis Recti is something I feel passionate about – particularly that there could be more awareness of the effects on a woman’s body during and post pregnancy.

This blog covers; what is Diastasis Recti, how to use your body and exercises to do, and avoid.

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What is Diastasis Recti (DR)?

Definition: Diastasis recti is a fairly common condition of pregnancy and postpartum in which the right and left halves of Rectus Abdominis muscle spread apart at the body’s mid line fascia, the linea alba.

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