During pregnancy, a woman's body experiences SO many changes - physically, hormonally, emotionally, and more. When it comes to the physical aspect, pregnancy shifts the body profoundly and a woman's 3-dimensional core is her armour to keep her skeletal structure in place.
Therefore, building a strong core, postpartum, is a critical piece in gaining the strength for motherhood and a strong body after pregnancy.
The first step to doing so is to create a connection to the abdominals and “wake them up again”. Once core engagement, or tightening of the abdominals, is declared safe by your physician, these moves below are the top 5 moves to help build a strong core postpartum: