Diastasis Recti and Pregnancy
While diastasis is very common during pregnancy, it is not a normal part of pregnancy and left untreated it can cause many complications, pain and lasting dysfunction.
While pregnancy is not the cause of diastasis recti, the changes that occur during pregnancy can contribute to diastasis recti.
Often women enter pregnancy with pre-existing prenatal functional core weakness, poor posture and little connection to their deep core muscles. Then the dramatic expansion of the abdominal wall combined with pregnancy hormones make the midline connective tissue vulnerable to stretching.
Prenatal Functional Core Weakness:
the inability of the muscles of the core to effectively function and support the body for the physical demands of pregnancy, labor, delivery, and birth recovery without pain or dysfunction.
Diastasis recti and functional core weakness are common but not normal.
It is important not to ignore prenatal functional core weakness (may be we have a link to a resource that talks about this) or diastasis recti during pregnancy but to address it with prenatal core training.
A look at Functional Core Weakness & Diastasis Recti during pregnangy
Signs and symptoms of diastasis recti/prenatal functional core weakness
Check Yourself for a DiastasisTake 2 minutes to determine if a Diastasis is the root of your symptoms.
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