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  Diastasis Recti (DR) describes the separating between left and right rectus abdominus muscles, your 6-pack muscle. It can occur in both men and women across the lifespan. It is most commonly seen in women who are pregnant or newly post-partum, whose bellies just expanded to accommodate a growing baby. It is thought that almost all women experience some amount of separation by their third trimester. The good news is for the majority of women it will heal on its own, for some as quickly as within 6 months. There does not seem to be any factors that make a woman more likely to develop a separation or make them less likely to heal from it. The diastasis recti is known to be responsible for prolonging the...