The Mommy Pooch:  What Is It & How To Get Rid Of It

What Is A Mommy Pooch?

Mommy pooch is a term used to describe a bulge that appears in the middle of your belly after you deliver your baby.

What Causes The Mommy Pooch Belly?

The mommy's belly is caused by stretching and weakening of the rectus abdominis muscles, and the connective tissue holding them together. 

What Is The Difference Between Diastasis Recti And Mommy Belly?

Diastasis recti are when your abdominal muscles separate along the midline. It is present in ALL women who have a mommy pooch. 

What are possible symptoms of diastasis recti? 

– Weakness in the core – Lower back pain – Changes to your posture.

Can I Get A Mommy Pooch After A C-Section?

Yes, your abdominal muscles and connective tissue have to stretch to support your growing baby and uterus regardless.

1. Lower your body fat percentage. 2. Strengthen your abdominal muscles

To lose the pooch, you need to:

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