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Sex and sexuality are a normal part of life, but they can change over the course of pregnancy and after birth. Having a healthy sexual relationship prior to pregnancy doesn’t guarantee that you won’t face difficulties along the way and, as always, the best way to prepare is to educate yourself. In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Juliana Hauser helps you get educated and navigate those changes.
Dr. Juliana is a licensed couples and family therapist. For 20 years, she’s worked with clients to help them manage relationships, sexuality, confidence, infertility, and more. She breaks down some of the common challenges and changes you can expect during pregnancy and as a new mom, and delivers some great advice on how to manage those challenges. There is a lot of great information (and life advice) in this episode that we all need to hear.In this Episode, You’ll Learn About:
-What sexual agency means and how it relates to pregnancy
-Why Dr. Hauser wants people to be their own “sexpert” and trust their own decisions
-What are some common issues she sees for women and couples surrounding sex and pregnancy
-How sex is not about servicing each other but about experiencing together
-How to learn from what you don’t like
-How your birth experience can have an effect on your sexual agency
-What are the challenges of reconciling being a mother and a sexual being
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