Hormones & Return to Postpartum Workouts with Dr. Jill Krapf, MD

Today I speak with Dr. Jill Krapf, a board certified OB/GYN from the Center for Vulvovaginal Disorders. Today we are talking hormones and female sexual pain disorders. She is active in research and clinical experience in this area. Dr. Jill dispels some common myths, both as a professional and a mother of three. She transitioned from practicing as a general OB/GYN to practicing as a sexual pain specialist. We talk about the difference between being cleared for intercourse and being ready for intercourse.

Dr. Jill shares so much information that we don’t normally get to hear! You don’t want to miss the interview!

We  talk about:

-postpartum hormones

-common questions about sexual pain

-breastfeeding and what is normal

-using birth control postpartum

-peri-menopause and menopause hormonal changes

-relaxin and other hormones 

-eating and drinking enough

Time Stamps

1:00 introduction

2:29 common postpartum hormone questions

4:20 breastfeeding and normal hormone changes

7:29 myths about postpartum hormones

10:00 finding what’s normal for you

11:03 breastfeeding and returning to workout


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