diastasis recti: post pregnancy exercises

Healing your "mummy tummy" :-) Diastasis Recti. separation between your abdominal muscles which will constantly cause the "pooch" and crunches worsen the gap. There are exercises here that will help to strengthen your core and make that gap smaller.

Transverse Abdominus

A truly great article on the importance of finding and strengthening your transverse abdominis after pregnancy. BeFit-Mom Postpartum Abdominal Reconditioning/Exercise After Pregnancy

The natural caesarean: a woman-centred technique

The natural caesarean: a woman-centred technique. Ways that the medical team can help a surgical birth be attachment-friendly. (No this does NOT mean an unmedicated cesarean! It means promoting skin-to-skin contact and things like that.

The Most Scientific Birth Is Often the Least Technological Birth - Alice Dreger - The Atlantic

The Most Scientific Birth Is Often the Least Technological Birth

The Most Scientific Birth Is Often the Least Technological Birth- If you look at scientific literature, you find over and over again that many interventions increase risk to mother and child instead of decreasing it.

Caesarean: It's still your birth and your baby — Becoming Kindred

Caesarean: It's still your birth and your baby

Caesarean: It's still your birth- great tips for giving birth by C-section including advice for how to still be in control of what happens!

Assisted caesarean: Naomi Chapman just seconds after using her own hands to give birth to her son, Thomas.

How amazing-- this mother got to participate in an assisted caesarean, a procedure which allows the mother to be the first to hold her child, with her hands guided into the womb by medical staff.

Bokoro and her new baby after giving birth in the mud in Papua New Guinea.

Bokoro's Story: Giving birth in the mud (by Adriel Booker)

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