Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery
973 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Phone: (585) 244-1000
Fax: (585) 271-4786
Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Monthly Archives: September 2015

Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery

Can’t get rid of your post-baby belly bulge? Find out if you have this medical condition

What is it? Many women are all too familiar with the post-pregnancy belly bulge that is seemingly impossible to fix with diet and/or exercise.  This “pooch” is actually a medical condition known as diastasis recti.  “Diastasis” means separation while “recti” refers to the abdominal muscles.  The abdominal area sticks out because the left and right …