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    Default Stomach muscle separation

    Hi!
    After DS was born (14 months ago) the midwife noted a week after his birth that I had a notable separation of my stomach muscles (about 6-7cms) but nothing was really discussed about it she just made a passing comment that I should keep an eye on it. I totally forgot all about it til the other day when I was pressing on my tummy and noticed that I still have about a 3-4cm separation. Is this something I should be concerned about? Should I seek treatment?
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    Hi! I had some separation when I had my DS too. I went to the Physio (and am a Physio myself) and they helped me heaps with a great program and education. I would recommend heading to a Physio that specialises in obstetric and post natal Physio or women's health. Can't do any harm, but could do a lot of good!!!

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    I would see a physio too. Also check out SRC recovery shorts. I've been using the pregnancy shorts, but the recovery ones look like they would be effective for you.

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    Yes defiantly see someone. Mine is down from 4cm to 1cm and my gp is still worried as it can affect the next pregnancy apparently.

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    Thanks everyone. Ok will book an appointment with a physio


 

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