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Diastasis Repair Post-pregnancy - need encouragement!

I am a 35 year old mom of a 3 year old and a 14 month old and an avid runner. I am 5'5" & weigh 118. Pre-baby I weighed 109 lbs. After my 2nd baby, I could feel a big separation gap in my abdominal wall but didn't know what it was. After researching online, I asked my OB at my 8 week post-partrum appointment. She laughed and said she had never heard of diastasis and said my... READ MORE

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Me too!!!! I know will overdo it though if I head to the gym now. My surgeon says "no way until 6 week mark" & even then only slow rehab. *sigh . . . I told him I just wanted to get my heart rate up & sweat a little. He said, "go watch... READ COMMENT

My experience was different with the drains. They were not painful at all, unless I dropped one. That only happened once though. And when they pulled it out, it was a weird sensation that almost tickled. I tried to think of the... READ COMMENT

I'm so glad to help! Yes, my dr. isn't "big" on the binders. This really took me by surprise because I thought it was standard practice. He said any kind of compression would work, even a pair of high waisted bike shorts, as long as... READ COMMENT

I'm so sorry you've had such a terrible time?! I know not everyone is the same, but my feet and back have not hurt once since surgery. However, I know it's really premature to be gaging that, since I'm not exercising/running hard like I... READ COMMENT