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    Default Tell me about your separated stomach muscles...

    Hi All, after the birth of our twins (my 2nd C Section) the hospital physio said I have extreme stomach muscle separation. Babies are now 5mth and I look like I'm pregnant due to shape of my tummy despite loosing the pregnancy weight.
    Please tell me your experiences - did it get better naturally, did you do excercises specifically for this/see a physio/Pilates or have you had/thought about surgery??
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    Subbing - I've been told I have extreme muscle separation as well. It's only early days for me and I'm working with a Physio in the hope it improves but would love to hear other people's experiences.

    Best wishes with your recovery!

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    Recovery short !!!!

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    The good ones not the cheap ones

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    Quote Originally Posted by maternidade View Post
    The good ones not the cheap ones
    Would love some more details please...what brand did you wear, how often did you wear them & how fast did you notice results (am worried if I was going to benefit from the shorts I should have already been wearing them)

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    Default Tell me about your separated stomach muscles...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rice View Post
    Would love some more details please...what brand did you wear, how often did you wear them & how fast did you notice results (am worried if I was going to benefit from the shorts I should have already been wearing them)
    I wear src recovery shorts - went from a 3 finger gap to half a finger within 2 months (along with some gentle exercises). I'd recommend seeing a good women's physio.

    If you have private health insurance you may be able to claim part of the cost of the shorts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyd View Post
    I wear src recovery shorts - went from a 3 finger gap to half a finger within 2 months (along with some gentle exercises). I'd recommend seeing a good women's physio.

    If you have private health insurance you may be able to claim part of the cost of the shorts.
    Same, but mine completely closed,

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    SRC recovery shorts did nothing for my gap. it still looks dreadful.


 

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