Pregnancy and delivery can cause changes to your body. Many moms can identify changes in their abdominal wall and pelvic floor, however changes may also occur in feet, ligaments, alignment, ribs, fascia, hormones, posture, proprioception, breathing, center of gravity, balance and more! Sometimes changes can be substantial and other times changes can be more subtle giving no symptoms at all (aka asymptomatic).
There is a lot of information available (especially online) on what is good to do and when. The most difficult job for moms is figuring out which information is good, and which is good for them as an individual. As with all exercise and movement, what is good and appropriate for one person, may not be suitable for another.
An individualized assessment by a qualified pelvic floor physiotherapist can help answer your questions and give you an individualized plan based on your needs. A pelvic floor physical therapist can assess your abdominal wall, pelvic floor, everything below and everything above.
This is a good checklist for movement in pregnancy and post-delivery:
General Guidelines are: