One of Life's Greatest Miracles is the creation of a new Life.
We all know there are many biological and physiological happenings during pregnancy. But I want to focus on the musculoskeletal happenings during pregnancy.
As the baby forms in the uterus, the abdominal muscles are required to expand and stretch. The baby continues to grow and these muscles also need to make more room for the organs that are being crowded out.
The lungs get pushed upward, intestines are off to the side and that poor bladder!!!!
Then throw in the stress to the abdominal muscles during actual labor. They don't call it "labor" because its easy! OR say you are required to have a c-section. Well, then your core system is compromised in yet another dir...
Being a mom is one of the toughest, yet most rewarding jobs in the world. Sounds cliche, I know. Before I became a mom, I never knew just how much physical strength mommy-ing requires. Lifting, holding, bending, pushing. All with a wriggling 10 pound being that can't even hold his head up!
So how do I become the Super Mom, that takes care of my Super Baby?
Here at Mommy Ready, we've found that finding Super Strength comes through correct core function. Learning how to use your core muscles (abs, pelvic floor, etc.) properly after childbirth is what we teach you in the Mommy Ready Postpartum program.
Imagine your core muscle group as a cylinder around your spine....