• C
  • Westfield, United States
  • a month ago

Working out after baby?!

I had a behemoth of a child so I had to get an emergency C-section. I’m 3 months PP but still hurts when I try to work my mom abs and my pelvis aches when I try running. I’m use to be really active so it’s frustrating dealing with my now achey body. Any other mamas? What workouts worked? How long till my body stops hurting?!
  • J
  • SJAFB, United States
  • 7 hours ago

My bones became like brittle after having my son. I tried using an elliptical and I went really hard and fractured my ankle. It didn’t heal right so now anytime I go to hard it hurts. And I get back pains now. So just take it slow, ease back into it. You’ll get there!

  • J
  • SJAFB, United States
  • an hour ago

I still get the ankle pains and back pains, but I know my limit!

  • A
  • East Orange, United States
  • an hour ago

Hey Jasmine have things gotten better for you?

  • F
  • Miami, United States
  • 4 days ago

I had a c section and began really slowly with specific ab workouts that target transverse abs. If you search for some transverse ab movements. Do those for a couple weeks before moving into other stuff. It helps build your internal core strength which will help with all the aches. Go slow and build on them each day. Never do things that actually hurt.

  • R
  • Spartanburg, United States
  • 8 days ago

Hey, i was very active before Baby as well, tried to get back into it because my back hurt and she was getting heavy really quick... i overdid it and made it worse so i had to get some physical therapy- see if your insurance will cover some for you!BCBS fully covered 30 sessions for me.. after pregnancy and especially if you’re breastfeeding your ligaments are more lax because they had to be for delivery, if you’re breastfeeding this won’t go away until you’re done. So any “heavy” exercise- and running counts- will actually make it worse. Start slower! It took me 2 months of physical therapy to get back to a point where i could do things on my own.

  • K
  • Houston, United States
  • 12 days ago

I’m trying to get back into being active as well! Just haven’t had the urge or motivation. What are some tips? I had a Csection as well!

  • Lina
  • Chicago, United States
  • 19 days ago

Hi mama, I know it’s frustrating but be patient, you put your body thru a lot and it needs to slowly recover and get back to where it was. Before I had my baby I was working out all the way but then I didn’t for almost 2 month PP. I’m 8 months PP and I feel like I’m finally back to my old self or better. It took me almost 6 months to feel like this, I focused mostly on lifting weights and taking walks w baby and eating very healthy most of the time.

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