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For the Love of All Things Good, Stop Sucking In

This blog was originally posted on drlaurenkeller.com and has be adapted by the author for this website. Two weeks ago NPR posted an article on how to quickly fix “Mummy Tummy” (what they actually meant was diastasis recti) in 10 minutes a day.  There have been a lot of quick …

Belly Button to Spine is Not the Answer

In an effort to produce some information regarding why those two recent NPR articles (A and B) are the exact opposite of what we’re attempting to convey to our audience and the women we work with, Dr. Mathews asked if I would help construct a response.  I started writing, but …

Simple Fix for DRA

  The terms “simple” and “easy” are often used synonymously, but I find these two words quite different in actual implementation. Anyone who’s tried to simplify her life has probably found the task quite arduous (though freeing and certainly worth it). Most everything has the potential to be simple, but …

BIRTHFIT VIDEO: CHECKING FOR DIASTASIS RECTUS ABDOMINIS IN PREGNANCY

Why We Crawl

I read a lot of the stuff on the Internet.  I read a lot of really great information along with some weird shit and some stuff that just doesn’t really make any sense it all. A few years ago, I encountered someone that said pregnant women shouldn’t squat below parallel, …

NOW AVAILABLE: Queen In Training Level 2

Our Queen in Training Level 2 is for that next step in physically healing and rehabilitation post birth. This program is for the mom that has already completed the first edition of Queen in Training and is ideally around 6-12 weeks postpartum. In our dream world, every mother would complete …

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: Filling The Gap Part 3

DIASTASIS RECTUS ABDOMINIS: FILLING THE GAP Part 3   This final post in the three part blog series will help you bring everything together and allow you to move forward with training. With a strong core, you will be able to effectively and efficiently transfer load. Obviously when I mention …

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: Filling the Gap Part 2

  As discussed in Part 1 of the DRA blog series, in order to understand how to heal diastasis and properly train the core, we need to understand how our bodies were made to function in the first place. Babies are born with immature motor patterns. You will notice newborns …