Recruitment is complete for this study, participant follow-up until 1-year post-birth is ongoing.
In depth interview style project aiming to understand the experiences of women living with rectus diastasis and how it affects their quality of life.
Who are we looking for?
Australian women over the age of 18
Diagnosed with rectus diastasis or abdominal separation after pregnancy
We have concluded our recruitment for this study. Thank you to all the women who contributed their stories.
To watch the presentation of this study from the Plastic Surgery Congress 2022, please follow the link below: (Pending)
To view the poster of this study submitted to Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2022, in Boston, follow the link below: (Pending)
We will publish a summary of our results once they are published.
Ethical approval has been granted for this study by the Southern Adelaide Clinical Human Research Ethics Committee (2021/HRE00236).