MagaMama with Kimberly Ann Johnson: Sex, Birth and Motherhood
Summary: Cutting-edge, pioneering conversations on holistic women's health, including sex, birth, motherhood, womanhood, intimacy and trauma with doula, certified Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, and author of The Fourth Trimester, Kimberly Ann Johnson.
EP84: Deirdre Cooper-Owens on Medical Bondage, Racial and Gynecological Trauma
Christine Eck joins us from the School of Sacred Window Studies to talk about supporting newly postpartum mothers through Ayurvedic principles. We talk about the importance of postpartum bodywork, nutrition, and rest, as well as cover the difference between viewing the fourth trimester as a time for increasing health versus crisis management.
Cleo Stiller is a woman who wrote a book about modern manhood. She talked to men about how they fell post #metoo about every area of their lives, where they're challenged and how they are dealing with that confusion.
Jennifer Block, author of "Pushed: the Painful Truth about Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care” and “Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution," shares about why viewing birth through a human rights lens is so important and how feminism’s relationship with the medical establishment has changed.
We define the differences between STIs and STDs, talk about disclosure, the stigmas, and everything STI related!
Three women share how the Activate Your Inner Jaguar changed their lives. magamama.com/jaguar
Kris Gonzalez, LAC, on Female Reproductive Health, Menstruation, Postpartum and Perimenopause. She talks about her personal journey as a mother of two children with autism, the effect it had on her health, and how she restored her wellness. She breaks down what is Jing, how it affects us and if it is renewable. The Golden Opportunities: menstruation, postpartum and menopause are windows for healing and strengthening.
Jennifer Lang recently published an open letter as an OB-GYN who supports women who seek alternative, holistic, and awakened care. Jennifer Today she speaks on her journey from ‘surgical cowboy’ to an advocate for bodily autonomy, discovering embodiment through birth, empowering low income communities to screen for and treat cervical cancer, and supporting women in building personal agency within a medical system.
Keli Garza, Steamy Chick, and Kimberly Johnson, Magamama discuss the results of The Fourth Trimester Vaginal Steam Study results. We are defining what postpartum recovery looks like. In this podcast we will walk you through the study design- what we did, how we did it, what the results are and what we think the groundbreaking implications of those results mean for future postpartum health and future studies.
EP75 Cece on Modern Sex Ed, Body Love, and Navigating the World as a Bi-racial Middle Schooler.
Steve Hoskinson is the creator of Organic Intelligence and was a longtime teacher of Somatic Experiencing. He teaches about the End of Trauma, and the importance of joy and pleasure, seeing our humanness through the map of complexity science.
Katie and I talk about what it's like to be young female yoga teachers in the yoga world, what to do with disillusionment, and what nervous systems understanding has to do with it.
Levina and Caleb have been journaling together about their sex life for nearly a year. They quickly discovered that creating this intimate and authentic space allowed them to learn more about themselves and each other, both within and outside of sex. They’ve been able to unearth and heal old dynamics, foster curiosity and communication, and continue building an electric sex life.
Sabia Wade began her birth work with incarcerated people. A full spectrum doula, she is an educator, doula trainer and activist. She says there's no separating activism and birthwork and wants all people to have access to care. She is the founder of For the Village, a non-profit setting out to address disparities in birth and provide community for birthworkers.
Gia Lynne is offering a pleasure-positive comprehensive sex education in On Blossoming- the book she wrote for her inner 12-year-old. She talks about sensuality, friendship and an expanded definition of sex.