Yep, we are at home for a while, and we definitely need it, newborns are very needy! But just because we are unable to get to a gym or use fancy equipment, doesn't mean we can't get a workout in. Download the PDF under "printable workout sheet", and then watch the videos correlating with the workout.

It is not always going to be possible, but if you can do this at some point in the day, this is only going to enhance the benefits you will get from the workout.
Spending 10-15 minutes on soft tissue and mobility helps your muscles respond and repair.

Be sure to focus on your breathing before you begin each exercise, think about pulling your pelvic floor up and in (as if you are trying to squeeze into a pair of jeans while stopping peeing- funny image, yes I know!) before you begin. This will help you recruit the right muscles to bring your core back together.

Baby in Wrap Workout

A few reminders:

  • Be gentle with your body. It has been through a lot. Although you may feel like this is too easy, and maybe it is, but during this recovery period, it is always going to be better to take it easy, and continue along with steady progress, than go too hard and pay the price later.
  • I would STRONGLY recommend finding a pelvic floor therapist in your area to check you out around 6 weeks postpartum. They will see how things are repairing, and will make sure your abs are coming back together the way they should.
  • The exercises in this workout are meant to be gentle, and if you feel yourself straining and creating a bulge in your abdomen, I would recommend backing off the intensity, or even skipping that workout until you have seen the pelvic floor therapist.
  • I am not a doctor, and you should be cleared by your OB/GYN or doctor before you begin this program. These are exercise that worked for me, but I do not have any certifications to prescribe these to you.
  • Be sure to focus on your breathing before you begin each exercise, think about pulling your pelvic floor up and in (as if you are trying to squeeze into a pair of jeans) before you begin. This will help you recruit the right muscles to bring your core back together.
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