During pregnancy, the abdominals can stretch and separate as the uterus grows and puts pressure on the muscles' connective tissues. This is a condition known as diastasis recti, and is responsible for the post-pregnancy belly "pooch." To learn about abdominal exercises that can help correct this, click here.

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