Immoderate inner abdominal pressure causes the condition, and the diastasis recti rehab can be taken as a solution. At the time of pregnancy, the abdominal muscles and connective tissue are stretched out from the expanding uterus. Experiencing some unusual abdominal separation during and the following pregnancy is expected. In earlier years, the BMI (body mass index), increasing weight during pregnancy, the weight of the baby, and maternal age were examined as risk factors. Rarely the condition can be seen in men also who indulge themselves in excessive gym activity.