Podcast 047: Is Scar Tissue Limiting Your Post Partum Recovery? | Kimberly Johnson

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Our guest today on “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Kimberly Johnson, certified Sexological Bodyworker, certified Somatic Experiencing practitioner, Rolfer, doula, yoga teacher and mother.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. What the common post partum symptoms you might be experiencing that are due to unhealthy scar tissue in your abdomen or pelvic floor
  2. What the difference is between scars and adhesions and why it’s so important to post partum recovery
  3. What “vaginal mapping” is and how it can help prevent birth injury and accelerate post partum recovery

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Bio: About Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson is a Certified Sexological Bodyworker and certified Somatic Experiencing practitioner.

She is also a single mom, doula, Rolfer and yoga teacher.

She leads workshops internationally and virtually on the intersection of women’s sexuality and spirituality as well as holistic post-partum healing.

After living in Brazil for eight years, she now resides in San Diego, CA where she has a private practice, specializing in birth injury, birth trauma, and sexual healing.

About the Author

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes. His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience. Dr. Jay is also the proud father of his 3 year old son, Niko who keeps him very busy (and happy) outside of the office.