By Ashley Nowe, Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist.
The postpartum period begins immediately after the delivery of the baby and generally includes the first 4–6 weeks after birth. In some cases, the delayed period can last up to six months after childbirth.
In this episode of our Instagram Live postpartum series, Ashley, Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist enlightens us on how to keep active during pregnancy and postpartum while preventing excessive diastasis recti, prolapse, and incontinence.
Points Covered: ✳️ How your breath is your superpower (relationship of the diaphragm to the pelvic floor) ✳️ How to reduce your likelihood of diastasis recti by proactively training the deep abdominals ✳️ Proactive and safe exercise strategies ✳️ Tips for a healthier pelvic floor (how to keep the intensity, but create lower impact workouts).
Questions Answered Include: ✳️ Will strengthening my core improve my sex life after having a baby? ✳️ What tips would you give in rebuilding your core postpartum ✳️ How can I safely close diastasis recti after a c-section? ✳️ Best tips for improving incontinence after pregnancy
We invite you to join us over at the PB Moms Exclusive Circle, where we invite healthcare experts to prepare us for life after childbirth and motherhood. Go to: pregnancybeyond.com/exclusive-circle
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Ashley Nowe is a Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist. Her mission is to help moms stay fit and active during pregnancy and throughout motherhood. Find more of her @getmomstrong