Julie Tupler is a Registered Nurse, Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified Personal Trainer. She developed the Maternal Fitness® Pre-and Post Natal Program in 1990 and for over 20 years has been teaching and developing the Tupler Technique® Program for treatment of diastasis recti for women, men and children. America's most well-known surgeon, Dr. Oz, calls Julie an "expert" on diastasis recti. New York Magazine calls her the guru for pregnant women. She has been featured on many national television programs such as the Today Show, Regis & Kelly as well as in many fitness, medical, and women's health magazines. Julie is the author of two bestselling books-- Maternal Fitness (Simon& Schuster) and Lose Your Mummy Tummy (DaCapo), produced five DVDs and developed the Diastometer™ for measuring diastasis recti and the Diastasis Rehab Splint®. Julie has also developed a six week online support program for her clients (see online program). She is on the advisory board of Fit Pregnancy, Women's Health Foundation and the Women's Sports Foundation. She is a frequent speaker at medical and fitness conferences including the American Hernia Society where in 2011 and 2012 she presented abstracts from the research on her program. Julie spoke on the non-surgical Tupler Technique® approach to Diastasis Recti at the 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, in Milan, Italy Center April, 2015.