Learn Some Exercises To Tone Your Abs After Surgery
What strengthens the stomach muscles after a c-section? - Sharon C, California
The expert answers
You can begin doing isometric abdominal contractions as soon as your baby is born. Combine those with Kegel exercises to get the maximum benefit. Also, be aware of holding in your stomach *all the time* - that's a great strengthener!
When your baby is at least 4 weeks old, you can begin doing more traditional abdominal exercises. You'll first want to check to make sure you don't have any separation of the main abdominal muscle that runs vertically down your torso (if you need instructions on how to check for separation,