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Does anyone have Diastasis? (Abdominal muscle seperation)

After having my baby in November, I had to have abdominal surgery (I have Crohn's). They cut right down the middle of my abdomen. Well, now I have diastasis. My stomach sticks out, making me look 4-5 months pregnant... (I think, my husband doesn't). Has anyone else had to deal with this before, and if so do you have any advice on how to fix it?

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Asked by ferguson81 at 12:57 PM on Oct. 6, 2010 in Health

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  • After my first pregnancy, My OB-GYN told me that my stomach muscles had separated permanently due to the overstretching of my pregnant tummy. He said the only way to fix it was surgery. I declined---I'd never have surgery. SO,my tummy pops out a bit .
    But I don't look pregnant. I am sorry---that must be tough!

    Answer by gertie41 at 1:30 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

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