Episode #18: Diastasis, Core, and Pelvic Floor with Wendy Powell of MuTu System

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Core and pelvic floor health is something that is often not considered during their pregnancy; however, during the postpartum period moms may notice that they still look pregnant (despite eating a whole foods based diet and exercising), experience a little leaking when laughing or working out, or have pain in their back or lower body. It’s really important to address these issues in order to feel your very best! Join us as we discuss alignment, diastasis recti, core, and pelvic floor health with Wendy Powell of the MUTU System!

Wendy breaks down this complex topic and provides practical tips and inspiration. This is a must listen for pregnant women and women in the postpartum. Even if you don’t think you’re dealing with core or pelvic floor issues, you’ll want to tune in to understand how you can reduce or prevent problems in the future. We know you’ll love Wendy’s positive and empowering message!


[1:09] Stephanie’s Updates [2:45] Wendy’s Introduction [4:10] Wendy’s Story + Why she created the MUTU System [7:30] Why core and pelvic floor problems are so prevalent [8:55] Why you need to approach healing through a whole body approach vs. focusing on a few core exercises [9:55] What diastasis recti is [14:19] Why hernia surgeries may not work [14:40] What exercises are safe and which are best to avoid [18:30] How soon after birth can moms safely begin working on their core [20:05] The differences between what is common and what is normal. The deal with urinary incontinence postpartum. [22:40] Diastasis recti and future pregnancies [24:40] What tailbone pressure and pain could be a sign of and a simple step to help it [29:08 ] Wendy’s top tips for healing the core and pelvic floor [37:08] Info about the MUTU System

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