47: Relationships and Intimacy after Kids with Dr. Lauren Crigler

Parenting Podcast – Episode 47: Relationships and Intimacy after Kids with Dr. Lauren Crigler

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Dr. Lauren Crigler is here to talk about Relationships and Intimacy after Kids. She specializes in pelvic floor therapy, and has spent over a decade helping women have pleasurable sex without pain. She is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and is certified in the subspecialty of pelvic floor physical therapy. 

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Show Notes

  • How long after delivery should you wait before having sex again? 
  • Are there factors that can alter that time frame?
  • How does sex change after kids physically? 
  • Are there things you can do to help with recovery? (like pelvic floor PT?)
  • How does Postpartum depression affect a woman’s desire to have sex?
  • How does sex help in holding our relationship (and family!) together? 
  • What are some of the biggest problems with sex that parents face? 
  • What makes many couples reluctant to talk about sex?
  • How do you help couples to improve their relationships?

Dr. Lauren’s recommended mommy item:

Bob Jogging Stroller: https://amzn.to/2Vy53M7

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Website: https://drlaurencrigler.com/ 

Blog: https://drlaurencrigler.com/blog/

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Intro Song courtesy of:

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