It happened to me. My abs separated while pregnant. Stretch marks took the place of my six pack. It's something I've heard about many times in my years as a fitness teacher. When I stepped into the role of anatomy educator, the questions arose even more frequently during abdominal muscle courses and workshops.
15 years in the fitness industry and I've learned one of the most valuable lessons about fitness during the last 9 months of pregnancy. Everyone has either been pregnant, trained someone who is, known someone through pregnancy or entered the world because of it (got ya there!). Re-connect with the human body through this miraculous life event with me.