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Diastasis- Do I have one ? and how to heal it

Diastasis- Do I have one ? and how to heal it

 What is a Diastasis? Diastasis is a stretch in the connective tissue running down the middle of your tummy. This connective tissue joins the rectus (“six-pack muscle”) in the centre. This stretch in the tissue is quite normal during pregnancy but in some women it doesn’t resolve afterwards. The tissue remains stretched and leaves a gap between the rectus muscle. If the gap is more than 2 fingers wide it is termed a diastasis. So…