As my son approaches 2, I reflect back on his short time here on this Earth and also my time as a parent. I can't help but think about my wife, and the challenges she faced getting back to an active lifestyle she was accustomed to. It took over a year for her to 'get it all back.'
Since then, I have seen many postpartum women that come in with various aches and pains and it always takes me back to seeing my wife with belly out to here (extend hand away from body). Needless to say, having a baby takes a major toll on your body, both physically and mentally.
So while I may not have had a child myself, I worked in a women's health clinic in the past, treated many postpartum patients over the years, and now seeing it all first hand, here are my tips, with links, to getting it all back.
So, I googled 'postpartum core exercises' and here are some of the top findings, with my professional, and personal, feedback:
What's a Pelvic Tilt?
Lay on your back. Knees bent, feet flat. press your low back flat on the ground without pressing through your feet....and keep breathing.
Here is my (quick) playbook for getting stronger after having a baby:
I love to hear feedback! Hope this help some mamas out there!
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