Don't let your pregnancy result in a weaked core and unsightly belly bulge!Is that postpartum belly bulge a little left over fat, or is is the serious medical condition that affects millions of women but no one ever talks about—diastasis recti? If not addressed, diastasis recti results in a weakened core, significant abdominal gap, and unsightly stomach flab. Now, this comprehensive guide details the most effective methods for healing abdominal separation, building strength, and regaining confidence. With over 50 customizable exercises and detailed step-by-step photos, Mom’s Guide to Diastasis Recti offers preventative, core-building exercises for pre-pregnancy, followed by a gentle regimen during pregnancy, and then concludes with progressive, strength-building exercises designed for post-pregnancy. If you are considering becoming pregnant or suffered belly cause by pregnancy, this book is for you. It thoroughly describes diastasis recti, addresses its causes, provides detailed information on testing for the condition, and most importantly—discusses how to avoid surgery.