The media always makes it look like women birth a baby, recover for a short time, get an aggressive exercise routine, and are back to their pre-pregnancy shape and health in no time. We’re left with the impression that if a woman doesn’t snap back quickly, it’s only a matter of lack of discipline.
But this couldn’t be further from reality. Having just grown, housed, and pushed out a new human, the pelvic area and birth canal can understandably be significantly damaged. In some cases, an aggressive exercise routine after birth can seriously deteriorate pelvic health. Morskap explores some of the health issues in the following posts: