Do you have weakness in your abdominal muscles after having your baby? This is what we call Abdominal Separation or Diastasis Recti, and you’re not alone. At least two thirds of women in their third trimester of pregnancy have separation (Pelvic Floor First Australia).
The joy of childbirth can be tempered by the onset of mild to severe post-partum pelvic pain, present in 1 in 4 woman and an unwanted side effect that many new mothers will want gone as soon as possible. Medical compression garments can be used to stabilise the pelvis, improve circulation and alleviate pain.