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    Fitness for Pregnant and Postnatal Moms

    Fitness knowledge and workouts for pregnant and postpartum Moms.

    Fitness for Pregnant and Postnatal Moms

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    Binding the belly {splinting} right after birth helps reduce pain, instability and panic right after birth PLUS it hastens recovery of the abdominal fascia as it helps the two sides of the abs reapproximate together faster.

    The Birthful Podcast: Diastasis and Tummy Fitness

    Sadly I see no mention of stopping if you experience leaking which can be an early sign of pelvic floor trouble that leads to greater tearing or prolapse! I also don't see anything said about supporting the core with a splint. Running is really hard on the pregnant core! These are the splints I like > and here's info on exercise and the core during pregnancy >

    What Fitness does for Birth - Fit2B

    If your abs seem to only get worse when you do crunches, sit ups or planks… If your belly button mysteriously became an outie when it was always an innie… If your lower back always bothers you, or you constantly “throw your back out”… If you pee your pants every time you sneeze, cough, laugh, stand up, sit down… If you’ve ever given birth and your middle still feels muddled… Then it’s time to change the way you workout.

    Learn how to keep your core abs healthy during pregnancy, birth and beyond with this Q & A from!

    What Fitness does for Birth - Fit2B

    Just because it's common for women who've had children to leak some pee when they cough, laugh hard, make love, or jog to catch up with a runaway toddler THAT DOES NOT MEAN THAT LEAKING URINE IS NORMAL or acceptable. There's HOPE friends.

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    Squatting is thought of as the simplest way to work your core abdominal muscles and lower body and legs PLUS your pelvic floor BUTT (mispelling intended since squats work your glutes) BUT many people do them wrong and approach them incorrectly. And if you squat poorly, you won’t get the results you want like a flatter tummy and perkier tush. - Fit2b

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    A weak core and bladder are NOT normal after birth, and you are designed to heal. Find out how at

    Squats are for everywhere, every day!

    Frozen in your fitness progress? Let. It. Go! - Fit2b

    Musings on Core Health -

    “I love the gentle workouts for this non-exercising mama to be able to start learning how to work my core. And the sweet spirit and encouragement!” -Mandy F. Fit2B Studio--healing one tummy at a time..

    Top 5 Non-Crunchy Ab Moves -

    Healthy insights from one Fit2b Mama to another I lost weight by slowing down!

    Real photos of home fitness all over the world | Fit2B Studio

    How strong is your core? Watch a quick, free video and find out.

    Mother puts her core back together while exercising with her SPD son! - Fit2b

    DIY No-Sew Splint Liner for wrapping your tummy while healing from diastasis recti-

    Follow the world's first and only TummySafe fitness portal on Instagram for fun and diastasis-aware info!

    129 Ways To Get a Flatter Tummy Doing Everyday Actions -

    Intimacy and Diastasis-