It's exactly the thing that you don't want to happen after having a baby. It's not because you're vain. The transformation that your body goes through during pregnancy changes so much about you--physically, mentally, and emotionally. Our physical bodies have many reminders, including scars, stretch marks, and extra stored fat that wasn't there before. We get it and we're not mad about it.
However, abdominal separation is more than just your belly looking like it's still a few months pregnant when you're not (although none of us would choose that). It can be painful and cause other complications because your connective tissue and muscle that support your back and keep your internal organs in place, is separated.
In this week's episode, I talk with Caroline Johnson, of Belly Rebuild, about diastasis recti. Diastasis recti is the separation of your transverse...
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