Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

after being pregnant i have NO stomach muscles! is this normal?

i remember sitting in the hospital and not even being able to sit up because i had noooo stomach muscles. now being 8 months later im tryign to do sit ups to get back in shape and its soooo hard. Did this happen to anyone else?

Answer Question
 
masonsmommy921

Asked by masonsmommy921 at 9:45 AM on May. 20, 2009 in Just for Fun

Level 2 (5 Credits)
Answers (7)
  • yep.
    Bearsjen

    Answer by Bearsjen at 9:45 AM on May. 20, 2009

  • mhmm.
    MythicMMM

    Answer by MythicMMM at 9:48 AM on May. 20, 2009

  • oh yeah!!! i have had 5 kids and the last one was 10 lbs. i think my abs need their own zip code (its bad)
    silly7

    Answer by silly7 at 9:59 AM on May. 20, 2009

  • yep, I keep trying to do situps too and it just ain't working for me
    AmberBrat

    Answer by AmberBrat at 10:01 AM on May. 20, 2009

  • you still have the muscles, you're just not toned or in shape anymore
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:06 AM on May. 20, 2009

  • I had baby #5 in oct. 08 my first c-section ha I am still waiting for the feeling to come back in my lower abdomen. It's rather depressing, but I have been walking pretty regularly..so hopefully this helps. :-)
    marine_wife2007

    Answer by marine_wife2007 at 10:37 AM on May. 20, 2009

  • I had an emergency c-section and they ripped a bunch of musels so mine will never be the same. I walk though. Just do what you can and don't beat yourself up.
    lstrickland

    Answer by lstrickland at 3:56 PM on May. 20, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN