The post-pregnancy belly problem that nobody tells women about

"After Jenna Angst gave birth to her second child, she noticed that her midsection didn’t look right. 'I was frustrated that my stomach looked so pudgy, even after I got back to my normal weight,' Angst, 37, says. So she asked her OB-GYN in Atlanta to take a look. The doctor brushed her off, telling her it was purely aesthetic.

But Angst wondered if it might be something she’d heard about in a yoga class once that went by the name of 'mom pooch,' 'mummy tummy,' or 'baby belly.'"

Read full article by Allison Yarrow (Vox)


manual (vol. 4): the pelvic floor

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