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A 45-year-old member asked:

do you have a saggy stomach after a c-section?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and no: Yes, initially until the sutures are healed and muscle tone returns. No, if it is post C/section after 2 months and the OB MD says it's OK to resume most physical activities. At that point you can start an exercise program and rid yourself of extra abdominal fat and regain muscle tone.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What can I do if my stomach after a c- section is still sticking out, some exercises that can help?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Cardio Mix: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you lose stomach fat, if any. To lose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to loose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included).

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