Dr. Prity Dal lives in Mumbai, India and is a dentist by training and prenatal and postnatal fitness expert. She specializes in working with people with diastasis recti, which is what we will be talking about today. We talked about the importance of allowing our body to heal fully before following the mainstream push to "snap back" after birth. Prity stresses that mindful movement and awareness of our body postures, highly impacts our chance of worsening or producing diastasis. We go into depth about what specific movements to avoid, what movement to do and how to support a strong recovery postpartum.
“So in the past 8 months I must have done 30 consultations and out of that only 3 didn't have diastasis. The rest, 27 people had diastasis, so it is that common. ” - Prity Dal
Today on the Sacred Window Podcast:
What is diastasis recti?
Factors the lead to diastases recti
The four postures
How to support diastasis recti
How to assess for diastase recti
What exercises to avoid
When to start exercising
Simple Exercising for first months postpartum
Social Media Impact on Postpartum
Importance of Belly Binding
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