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A 29-year-old female asked:

How long after birth should 1 expect their separated stomach muscles to return back to normal? i joined gym to try getting them back to normal and it's been 7 months since birth. i weigh 49 kg and in my pregnancy i weighted 64 kg. what do i do?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Diastasis recti: It sounds like you may have diastasis recti. If this is the case then it may or may not improve over time. You should see an Obgyn or general surgeon. They need to evaluate you for a possible ventral hernia vs diastasis recti
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