Common Postpartum Conditions: Denise Chiriboga

Spotlight on Single Motherhood

Jun 22 2020 • 17 mins

Most moms are aware of postpartum conditions that can show up along the way. But, how would you know if a symptom is considered normal and is temporary? Meanwhile, how can you discern if you need to reach out for help?

Our guest for today’s episode, Denise Chiriboga, Certified Personal Trainer, YouTuber, and founder of Strong Mom shares her personal experience and expertise on this subject.

We tackle common postpartum complications, conditions that need attention, and above all, made-for-mom workouts that you can do in the comfort of your home

Strong Mom is committed to helping moms all over the globe to build strong bodies, during pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond. They provide online services, group sessions, in-person personal training, nutritional consultations, and digital products. They also offer free resources that you can use in all phases of your fitness journey, downloadable here.

Bear in mind that it's never too late to get back in shape, mamas!

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Denise’s postpartum conditions
  • Her inspiration for Strong Mom
  • Common postpartum conditions
  • How to get back to working out after giving birth
  • What a mommy tummy actually is
  • Simple self-check procedure in checking for diastasis recti
  • Why the usual exercises and diet can’t fix your mommy tummy
  • Back pain and other symptoms associated with diastasis recti
  • Why diastasis recti symptoms get worse with time and age
  • The normal timeframe for a bloated belly
  • Time-saving and specifically-tailored workout for mothers
  • Creative exercises you can do with your children

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Get in Touch with Denise Chiriboga:


YouTube @strongmom

Facebook @strongmom.ca

Instagram @strongmom.ca

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