006: The Happy Postpartum Vagina - Happy as a Mother

006: The Happy Postpartum Vagina



With OB/GYN Dr. Staci Tanouye


Raise your hand if you have a vagina?! Now raise your hand if you have ever talked about how it looks, the procedures it’s had or when things just don’t feel quite right down there?! Vagina health is not something that many women talk about, but it is incredibly important! Especially in the postpartum period! OB/GYN Dr.Staci Tanouye joins us to discuss ways to have a happy postpartum vagina, which includes knowing when you’re ready for sex postparum. 

Dr. Staci Tanouye is MD, and a board-certified ObGyn in private practice in Jacksonville Beach, FL. She recently started her IG with the goal of empowering women to learn & love their bodies. She has a true passion for women’s health amd feels that women deserve to know their bodies. Dr. Staci grew up in a culturally mixed household (Japanese and Polish) in the suburbs of Chicago. She went to med school at St Louis University where she met her loving husband. They both moved to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN for their residencies. While her husband finished his fellowship in colon & rectal surgery, Staci went on Mayo faculty. They eventually moved down to sunny Jacksonville, FL where they are now raising their two boys in a two physician household. Dr. Staci shares her honest and real motherhood experiences on her instagram page. 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • About Dr. Staci and how she chose this specialty
  • The difference between vulva and vagina and ways to care for them
  • The transitions that the bagina goes through and ways to care for it in pregnancy and postpartum 
  • When to introduce sex postparum  
  • Knowing when to seek consultation

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