Podcast 072: Why Sex is So Hard After Baby | Kimberly Johnson

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My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Kimberly Johnson, a Somatic Experiencing trauma resolution practitioner, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, doula, postpartum care advocate and single mom.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. Why sex changes so much after baby arrives and how to redefine it for yourself and for partner so you’re both happy
  2. the relationship between sex, connection and intimacy – how they are related and how they are different and what it means to your new sex life
  3. the 3 components that any conversation with your partner about sex must have in order for it to go the way you want it

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About Kimberly Johnson:

Kimberly Ann Johnson is a Somatic Experiencing trauma resolution practitioner, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, doula, postpartum care advocate and single mom.

She works at the intersection of birth, sex, and trauma, specializing in birth injuries, birth trauma, and sexual healing. She created a process called the Birth Rehearsal to help women somatically prepare for birth.

She is the author of the upcoming book from Shambhala Publications: The Fourth Trimester: A New Mother’s Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality, that will be released in November 2017.

Through Sexological Bodywork, hands-on hands-in work, together with SE and Birth Story medicine, she helps women find full health and recovery during postpartum in body, mind, emotions, sexuality and spirituality. She helps women discover their new identities as mothers.

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.