Real Food Mamas Podcast

Real Food Mamas Podcast

Sinopse

The Real Food Mamas Podcast is about two crunchy moms chatting about health, nutrition, and motherhood.The Real Food Mamas are passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and healthy living for the whole family. Through their combination of professional skills (Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Dietitian) they're able to provide expert information, while admitting they're still figuring out life as new moms.They discuss everything related to the challenges of parenting, to making pregnancy, birth, and postpartum empowering experiences, to simple and efficient things you can do (starting today!) to keep yourself and your whole family healthy.Listen to Steph & Elana share stories, discuss their views, and interview experts about topics ranging from baby led weaning, elimination communication, sleep, home birth, postpartum recovery, breastfeeding struggles, babywearing, parenting styles, diastesis recti, pelvic floor health, their favorite products and of course their passion for real food.All done very respectfully in a judgment-free zone because were all learning together.

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Episódios

  • #155: Perinatal Loss and Pregnancy After Loss with Lindsey Wimmer of Star Legacy Foundation
    #155: Perinatal Loss and Pregnancy After Loss with Lindsey Wimmer of Star Legacy Foundation
    Duração: 01h02min | 15/10/2019

    Stephanie speaks with Lindsey Wimmer from the Star Legacy Foundation about perinatal loss and pregnancy after loss. Lindsey is a pediatric nurse practitioner certified in Perinatal Loss Care. She lectures throughout the US on loss, specifically about opportunities to improve stillbirth prevention and care. Perinatal loss is devastating, and families often struggle to talk about it and get the support they need. This episode provides resources for families, including ideas for honoring your baby and how to talk to others about your loss. A word of caution, this episode may be triggering if you’re currently pregnant or have experienced loss. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s podcast partner: Rasa. Rasa's coffee alternatives contain no common allergens, no fillers, & no BS. Perk up + chill out at the same time with their organic, adaptogen-packed herbal blends. Use code WHOLEMAMAS for a one-time discount of  20% off your entire purchase at wearerasa.com. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iT

  • #154: Podcast Recap–Infertility Mindset Coaching with Rosanne Austin
    #154: Podcast Recap–Infertility Mindset Coaching with Rosanne Austin
    Duração: 45min | 08/10/2019

    Today Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interview with Rosanne Austin, a leading mindset coach for women in the midst of infertility. They discuss the importance of mindset when it comes to conceiving, how to slow down instead of speeding up for optimal outcomes, the importance of building a “bump squad,” and how to navigate fertility psychosis–when your entire life revolves around conceiving.  We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s podcast partner: Rasa. Rasa's coffee alternatives contain no common allergens, no fillers, & no BS. Perk up + chill out at the same time with their organic, adaptogen-packed herbal blends. Use code WHOLEMAMAS for a one-time discount of  20% off your entire purchase at wearerasa.com. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Why mindset matters when it comes to conceiving Common struggles of people with Type A personalities Shifting from a “masculine” to a more “feminine”

  • #153: Infertility Mindset Coaching with Rosanne Austin
    #153: Infertility Mindset Coaching with Rosanne Austin
    Duração: 57min | 01/10/2019
  • #152: Podcast Recap–Getting Back Into Fitness with Mind Pump
    #152: Podcast Recap–Getting Back Into Fitness with Mind Pump
    Duração: 48min | 24/09/2019
  • #151: Getting Back Into Fitness with Mind Pump
    #151: Getting Back Into Fitness with Mind Pump
    Duração: 49min | 17/09/2019

    Today Steph interviews the hosts of Mind Pump about misconceptions when it comes to getting back into fitness after you’ve taken time off. The hosts (Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer and Justin Andrews) have over 40 years of combined fitness experience working with various populations including pregnant and postpartum women. They understand common pain points individuals have when it comes to fitness and share how to overcome these barriers so you can get started on a plan that’s safe and effective. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s podcast partner: Tessemae’s. Tessemae’s is  flavor-forward, organic fresh food company that makes clean label dressings, marinades, condiments, salad kits, and single-serve pouches with uncompromised ingredients of the highest quality.  Use code WHOLEMAMAS15 for 15% off your entire purchase at Tessemaes.com, now through September 30, 2019. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics

  • #150: Podcast Recap–Raising Body Confident Kids with Dana Suchow
    #150: Podcast Recap–Raising Body Confident Kids with Dana Suchow
    Duração: 47min | 10/09/2019

    Today Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interview with Dana Suchow on the topic of  preventing eating disorders and raising body confident kids. They discuss signs/symptoms of disordered eating parents can be on the lookout for. They also share how to navigate compliments on your child’s appearance and how to build your child’s self-love armor to protect them from criticism or bullying. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s podcast partner: Tessemae’s. Tessemae’s is  flavor-forward, organic fresh food company that makes clean label dressings, marinades, condiments, salad kits, and single-serve pouches with uncompromised ingredients of the highest quality.  Use code WHOLEMAMAS15 for 15% off your entire purchase at Tessemaes.com, now through September 30, 2019. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Steph and Dr. Elana’s takeaways from the interview and personal experiences with disordered eating Sign

  • #149: Raising Body Confident Kids with Dana Suchow
    #149: Raising Body Confident Kids with Dana Suchow
    Duração: 01h01min | 03/09/2019

    Today Dr. Elana interviews Dana Suchow, speaker, educator and coach on preventing eating disorders and raising body confident kids. Dana offers a nonclinical and holistic approach to parents, teachers and caregivers so they are equipped with tools. In this interview she shares ways you can encourage healthy body image for your children to help prevent eating disorders from arising.  We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s podcast partner, Tessemae’s. Tessemae’s is  flavor-forward, organic fresh food company that makes clean label dressings, marinades, condiments, salad kits, and single-serve pouches with uncompromised ingredients of the highest quality.  Use code WHOLEMAMAS15 for 15% off your entire purchase at Tessemaes.com, now through September 30, 2019. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: The importance of raising body confident children How the language we use can impact our children’s bod

  • #148: Easy Family Meals with Nadine Rich of Teton Waters Ranch
    #148: Easy Family Meals with Nadine Rich of Teton Waters Ranch
    Duração: 51min | 27/08/2019

    Stephanie chats with Nadine Rich of Teton Waters Ranch to discuss strategies for getting healthy meals on the table in no time flat. Nadine is a busy mama of three, works full-time, and recently completed a #breastfeedingWhole30. She shares her favorite #breastfeedingWhole30 non-scale victories (#NSV) and best tips for keeping milk supply strong! They also talk about the importance of choosing quality animal protein and explore concepts like regenerative agriculture and animal welfare. If you’re on a budget, you’ll love the tips for keeping costs down so it’s more accessible.  Special thanks to Teton Waters Ranch for sponsoring this episode. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Whole family meal solutions for busy moms Tips for #breastfeedingWhole30 How to purchase grass-fed meat while on a budget Teton Waters Ranch commitment to being better for you, the planet, and the animals How to understand labels

  • #147: Podcast Recap-Raising Healthy Eaters and Breastfeeding At Work
    #147: Podcast Recap-Raising Healthy Eaters and Breastfeeding At Work
    Duração: 49min | 20/08/2019

    Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interviews with Robin Kaplan and Jill Castle about going back to work while breastfeeding and raising healthy eaters. They share how they implement boundaries and structure around meals, how they approach mealtime food battles and their take on snacking. They also share tips for talking to your employer about your rights as a nursing mama and provide strategies for reducing anxiety with this transition.  Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: A ‘day in the life’ of feeding their kids How they implement boundaries and structure around meals Their favorite bedtime snacks Elana’s plan for going back to work while nursing How to reduce anxiety when going back to work Tips for having an effective conversation with your employer Show Notes: Episodes 145 and 146 Breast shield sizing info Learn more about Whole Mamas Pregnancy Program and use code PODCASTS19 for $40 off your mem

  •  #146: Raising Healthy Eaters with Jill Castle
    #146: Raising Healthy Eaters with Jill Castle
    Duração: 58min | 13/08/2019

    Today Dr. Elana interviews Jill Castle, one of the nation’s premier childhood nutrition experts. We explore the “love with limits” approach to feeding kids and discuss the most common feeding mistakes that often undermine success in raising healthy eaters. Jill shares an important and encouraging perspective about raising healthy eaters that all parents need to hear.  Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Jill’s personal feeding philosophy as a mom of 4 How modeling a healthy lifestyle impacts your kids Classic “mistakes” in feeding children Specific tips for parents of picky eaters and children with sensory processing disorder Jill’s tips for a meal and snack schedule Tips for how to have conversations with other adults who are feeding your children Show Notes: Jill’s Website Connect with Jill on Instagram and Facebook Jill’s book, Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High

  • #145: Going Back to Work While Breastfeeding with Robin Kaplan IBCLC
    #145: Going Back to Work While Breastfeeding with Robin Kaplan IBCLC
    Duração: 01h02min | 06/08/2019

    Dr. Elana interviews Robin Kaplan, IBCLC about the emotional side of returning to work as a breastfeeding mama and how preparation can make all the difference to reduce anxiety and stress. They cover topics such as a parent’s rights while pumping at work, how to build a freezer stash, and what to do if baby won’t take the bottle. If you are a breastfeeding mama planning to go back to work soon, listen to this episode to get resources and support. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Reducing anxiety and stress going back to work as a nursing mama Your rights in your workplace and busting pumping myths Building a freezer stash Avoiding low milk supply How to ensure baby will take a bottle while you are away at work Resources and ongoing support for working mamas Show Notes: Robin’s Free Guide to Going Back to Work for Breastfeeding Parents  Breastfeeding for the Working Family online course  Breaktime

  • #144: Med School for Moms
    #144: Med School for Moms
    Duração: 49min | 30/07/2019

    Steph interviews Dr. Elana about her brand new program, Med School for Moms! Dr. Elana is passionate about teaching moms how to safely be a Doctor Mom. Dr. Elana shares about working with many anxious mothers over her years as a doctor. We all want the very best for our kids but may not always know what to do when our child gets sick. Dr. Elana shares insights to help transform worry into confidence along with tips any mom can benefit from. All kids will inevitably get sick, so you want to be prepared with safe tools and tips for staying calm. Listen and take your first step to being a Doctor Mom! For Whole Mamas Podcast listeners who would like to join Med School for Moms, take 15% off of any guidebook or course using code WHOLEMAMASPODCAST through 8/30/19.  Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Why Dr. Elana created Med School for Moms What moms need to know about taking care of their child when sick

  • #143: Podcast Recap–Setting Boundaries and Play Based Therapy
    #143: Podcast Recap–Setting Boundaries and Play Based Therapy
    Duração: 59min | 23/07/2019

    Steph and Dr. Elana recap episode 140 (Setting Boundaries to Reduce Burnout with Nedra Glover Tawwab MSW, LCSW) and episode 141 (Play Based Therapy for Kids with Jillian Kelly-Wavering MSSW, LCSW, RPT). This episode highlights key takeaways from the episodes and Steph and Dr. Elana share personal stories of how they effectively use some of these tools in their own relationships with their kids and partners. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s Podcast Partner: Four Sigmatic, a natural superfood company that specializes in mushroom-based drinks that benefit immunity, energy, and longevity. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How Steph’s boundaries and needs changed when she went from 1 to 2 children How Dr. Elana communicates her boundaries/needs with her husband effectively  What Steph does to continuously practice expressing

  • #142: DHA Testing with OmegaQuant
    #142: DHA Testing with OmegaQuant
    Duração: 52min | 16/07/2019

    Dr. Elana interviews Kristina Harris Jackson from OmegaQuant, a company that specializes in Omega-3 testing. These beneficial fats are known as Essential Fatty Acids because your body cannot produce them on its own so they must come from your diet. This episode takes a deep dive into the science behind DHA, one of the essential fatty acids. Did you know that some research suggests that low levels of DHA can increase preterm births by 42%? Learn more about the importance of DHA during pregnancy and postpartum, how to test your levels, whether you should supplement, and what foods you can eat to boost your DHA levels.  We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s sponsor, OmegaQuant. OmegaQuant is offering our listeners 10% off ANY home test kits when you enter code WHOLEMAMAS10 at check out through October 15th, 2019. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: The importance of DHA for pregnant and nursing

  • #141: Play based therapy for kids with Jillian Kelly-Wavering, MSSW, LCSW, RPT
    #141: Play based therapy for kids with Jillian Kelly-Wavering, MSSW, LCSW, RPT
    Duração: 01h01min | 09/07/2019

    Stephanie chats with Jillian Kelly-Wavering, MSSW, LCSW, RPT about play based therapy for kids. She explains what attachment-oriented play therapy is and how it can help create healthy routines, rituals, and even be used for early childhood trauma. Jillian also shares how parents can help their kids with homework without it causing a ton of stress, tension, and frustration. You’ll learn how important play, exploration, and connection is key for early childhood development. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s Podcast Partner: Four Sigmatic, a natural superfood company that specializes in mushroom-based drinks that benefit immunity, energy, and longevity. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: What play-based therapy is and what it looks like Creating daily playful rituals and routines to support development Understanding and navi

  • #140: Setting Boundaries to Reduce Burnout with Nedra Glover Tawwab, MSW, LCSW
    #140: Setting Boundaries to Reduce Burnout with Nedra Glover Tawwab, MSW, LCSW
    Duração: 01h01min | 02/07/2019

    Stephanie chats with Nedra Glover Tawwab MSW, LCSW about setting healthy boundaries to reduce burn out. They discuss how to be more assertive, why being passive aggressive isn’t the answer, and why being proactive during pregnancy leads to a smoother postpartum. You’ll learn how to ask for help to get your needs met, reduce tension in your relationships, and navigate tricky situations with extended family. You’ll see yourself in one of the many scenarios discussed in this podcast and walk away with tools you can put into action immediately to better nurture yourself and your relationships. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How being proactive during pregnancy leads to a smoother postpartum Common sources of tension in relationships   Getting to the root your passive aggressiveness Becoming comfortable with direct communication Navigating anxious-attachment as a mom How to set healthy boundari

  • #139: Recap of Navigating the NICU
    #139: Recap of Navigating the NICU
    Duração: 52min | 25/06/2019

    Steph and Dr. Elana recap this month’s episodes on navigating the NICU. They share key takeaways from each episode and remind mamas of the essential tools they have to help them get through this challenging time.  Whether you are currently a mama experiencing the NICU or have a friend you want to support, this episode will help equip you with what you need to transform one of the hardest experiences any mama can go through into hope and reassurance that you can get through this. We are here to support you mamas through any season of motherhood. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s Podcast Partner: Four Sigmatic, a natural superfood company that specializes in mushroom-based drinks that benefit immunity, energy, and longevity. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Tips to navigate nutrition while in the NICU How to best communica

  • #138: Healthy High-Risk Pregnancy with Parijat Deshpande
    #138: Healthy High-Risk Pregnancy with Parijat Deshpande
    Duração: 53min | 18/06/2019

    Stephanie interviews Parijat Deshpande, leading high-risk pregnancy expert, about mental health and high-risk pregnancies. They discuss how you can turn off the chronic stress response and heal from pregnancy and birth trauma. Stephanie and Parijat also discuss what to do if you’ve experienced trauma and getting pregnant again feels scary. Parijat has a calm, positive outlook on a topic that is incredibly important and often overlooked. This is a must listen for anyone who has experienced trauma or wants to support someone in their life that may be suffering. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s Podcast Partner: Four Sigmatic, a natural superfood company that specializes in mushroom-based drinks that benefit immunity, energy, and longevity. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How Parijat’s high-risk pregnancy sparked her passi

  •  #137: A Year in the NICU with Emily Hughes
    #137: A Year in the NICU with Emily Hughes
    Duração: 01h53s | 11/06/2019

    Stephanie interviews Emily Hughes, a mama who navigated a full year in the NICU with her first born child. Emily shares her story as well as tips for parents who find themselves in the NICU. We discuss what you can do to support friends and family members who have a little one in the NICU and how you can support your mental health through this process. As with Dr. Psota’s story, this one is a tear-jerker and we want to give the disclaimer that it may be triggering. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s Podcast Partner: TrueFare, nationwide Whole30 Approved meal delivery company. Get 5 free breakfasts with your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: A heartfelt story about navigating life for 1 year in the NICU Navigating work and NICU life How to stay mentally and physically strong Advice and tips for NICU parents How to support parents who may be

  • #136: Navigating the NICU with Dr. Erin Psota, ND
    #136: Navigating the NICU with Dr. Erin Psota, ND
    Duração: 52min | 04/06/2019

    Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Erin Psota, Canadian naturopathic doctor and mother who had to navigate life for 2 months in the NICU with her first born child. This episode may be a tear jerker for some of you mamas, but it sure is a great resource to support you parents who have or are currently navigating life in the NICU. Dr. Psota’s story may be unique in that she had some time before she delivered to plan for her NICU experience. If your story is similar, or you have mama friends with a similar story, you will want to hear how she gracefully navigated the NICU. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: A heartfelt story about navigating life for 2 months in the NICU What a day to day mom’s schedule looks like Ways to best support your child in the NICU What you can expect with feeding your NICU baby How to be your child’s best advocate while in the NICU How to support a mama friend who may be navigating the N

  • #135: Podcast Recap–Anti-Anxiety Diet for Moms with Ali Miller RD
    #135: Podcast Recap–Anti-Anxiety Diet for Moms with Ali Miller RD
    Duração: 43min | 28/05/2019

    Stephanie and Dr. Elana recap the episode with Ali Miller, registered dietitian and author of the Anti-Anxiety Diet. They share examples of simple meals to support your mental health, their take on reducing caffeine, and how to optimize a vegan/vegetarian diet to support mental health. They also share how their approach to anxiety differs from Ali’s and offer additional supplement recommendations. We’d like to say a special thank you to May’s Podcast Partner: Coconu, an organic coconut-based lubricant. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Simple ideas for #ingredientmeals to support your mental health Our take on eliminating caffeine/sugar How our approach to anxiety differs from Ali’s How to optimize a vegan/vegetarian diet Our supplement recommendations Steph’s experience with keto and anxiety Show Notes: Ali Miller’s Website Ali’s bo

  • #134: The Anti-Anxiety Diet with Ali Miller RD
    #134: The Anti-Anxiety Diet with Ali Miller RD
    Duração: 54min | 21/05/2019

    Today Dr. Elana interviews Ali Miller, registered dietitian and author of The Anti-Anxiety Diet. Ali believes wholeheartedly in food as medicine. Today she shares what foods will help calm our thoughts, some foods to avoid, and supplements to support your mood safely while pregnant and/or breastfeeding. We’d like to say a special thank you to May’s Podcast Partner: Coconu, an organic coconut-based lubricant. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Foods that may trigger anxiety Foods that can help reduce anxiety Ali Miller’s 6-R approach to reducing anxiety Why matcha tea can be a great substitute for coffee How inflammation and ketones affect anxiety Safe supplements that can help reduce anxiety for pregnant and nursing mamas Show Notes: Ali Miller’s Website Ali’s book, The Anti-Anxiety Diet The HMHB Weekly Email Series Whole Mamas Pregna

  • #133: Podcast Recap–Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts with Karen Kleiman
    #133: Podcast Recap–Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts with Karen Kleiman
    Duração: 43min | 14/05/2019

    Stephanie and Dr. Elana recap the episode with Karen Kleiman on the topic of her new book Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts. They discuss why self care is necessary and not just a luxury, how you can figure out what you actually need to feel better, and how to support your mama friends who are struggling. This episode is full of great takeaways for any mama–whether you are currently experiencing some postpartum anxiety or depression or not. We’d like to say a special thank you to May’s Podcast Partner: Coconu, an organic coconut-based lubricant. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Self care into a necessary nourishing practice rather than a luxury The power of the #speakthesecret campaign Helping moms figure out what they need How we can best support mom friends who are in distress How our negative thoughts can get the best of us Why not ta

  • #132: Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts with Karen Kleiman
    #132: Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts with Karen Kleiman
    Duração: 55min | 07/05/2019

    Steph interviews Karen Kleiman, MSW about her #speakthesecret campaign which helps new moms validate their feelings, share their fears, and start feeling better. Over 90% of new mothers will have scary, intrusive thoughts about their baby and themselves, but many are afraid to tell anyone. Moms are left feeling confused, frustrated, or scared about what these thoughts mean. On this show we reduce the shame and stigma and encourage moms to find a safe place to express themselves. This interview is a must listen for all new mamas and we hope you share this with all the new mamas in your life. We’d like to say a special thank you to May’s Podcast Partner: Coconu, an organic coconut-based lubricant. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How common “scary thoughts” are for new moms How shame and stigma prevents new moms from getting help How t

  • #131: Simplified Cleaning Routine with Becky Rapinchuk
    #131: Simplified Cleaning Routine with Becky Rapinchuk
    Duração: 44min | 30/04/2019

    Steph interviews Becky Rapinchuk aka Clean Mama®, who is a natural cleaning and homekeeping expert. Becky’s daily, simplified cleaning routine is easy-to-follow and takes 30 minutes or less. Learn how to create your own, natural cleaning products and how to create a simple cleaning routine for your family, so you can spend more time enjoying your life. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How to get started with natural cleaning The most important products to swap first Easy DIY cleaning products Becky’s favorite natural cleaning products/brands How to create a simple cleaning routine Age-appropriate cleaning activities for kids Show Notes Clean Mama® website Becky’s new book: Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home Nightly sink scrub recipe Window cleaner recipe Follow Clean Mama  on Instagram The HMHB Weekly Email Series Whole Mamas Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Me

  • #130: Podcast Recap–Navigating Overwhelm with Dr. Samantha Brody
    #130: Podcast Recap–Navigating Overwhelm with Dr. Samantha Brody
    Duração: 48min | 23/04/2019

    Steph and Dr. Elana recap the episode with Dr. Samantha Brody, naturopathic doctor and author of the book Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out.  They highlight important points from the episode and discuss further how diet can impact stress, how to identify stressors, and how to communicate effectively with your support system to get the support you need. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Beyond reducing stress; creating space to handle the stress Different kinds of stressors and which you can change Identifying subtle stressors How your diet can affect stress How to communicate your needs to your loved ones The “great ask”–how to effectively ask for what you want Show Notes: Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out Values Exercise  from Overcoming Overwhelm Sample Chapter from Overcoming Overwhelm Contact Dr. Samantha PAX Understanding Men by Al

  • #129: Navigating Overwhelm with Dr. Samantha Brody
    #129: Navigating Overwhelm with Dr. Samantha Brody
    Duração: 57min | 16/04/2019

    Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Samantha Brody, naturopathic doctor and author of the book Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out. Learn why mamas are susceptible to overwhelm and what you can do to overcome stress during challenging times.   Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: The difference between managing stress and overcoming overwhelm How to identify your needs in order to decrease stress and overwhelm What you can do to change habits How to get through roadblocks Why you can’t fail at self care Tips to stop feeling like there is always something you should be doing How to respectfully stand up to others' expectations of how you spend our time Show Notes: Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out Values Exercise  from Overcoming Overwhelm Sample Chapter from Overcoming Overwhelm Contact Dr. Samantha at hello@drsamantha.com The Four Agreements The HMHB We

  • #128: Podcast Recap–Cook Once, Eat All Week with Cassy Joy Garcia
    #128: Podcast Recap–Cook Once, Eat All Week with Cassy Joy Garcia
    Duração: 43min | 09/04/2019

    Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interview with Cassy Joy Garcia about her new book Cook Once, Eat All Week, which is a revolutionary way to get delicious, healthy, and affordable food on the table fast. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Why we love Cassy’s new book Comparing and contrasting our meal prep styles with Cassy’s Why no meal prep method is right or wrong How creating new habits can help make you successful in meal prepping Breakfast ideas as a meal prep mama Lemony kale and how amazing this recipe is More support for people committed to meal prep! Show Notes Cassy’s website Follow Cassy Joy Garcia on Instagram Purchase her book on Amazon: Cook Once, Eat All Week Blueberry sweet potato breakfast meatball recipe Cassy’s Healthy Meal Prep Round Up The HMHB Weekly Email Series Whole Mamas Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center

  • #127 - Cook Once, Eat All Week with Cassy Joy Garcia
    #127 - Cook Once, Eat All Week with Cassy Joy Garcia
    Duração: 47min | 02/04/2019

    Steph interviews Cassy Joy Garcia about her new book Cook Once, Eat All Week, which is a revolutionary way to get delicious, healthy, and affordable food on the table fast. She shares how batch-cooking a few basic components can give you an entire week’s worth of dinners with minimal time and effort. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How Cassy’s meal prep has changed after becoming a mom The pros/cons of larger meal preps Five common pain points of meal prep and how to overcome them Hacks to simplify meal prep and save money Ways to keep your meal prep fresh and full of interesting flavors Show Notes Cassy’s website Follow Cassy Joy Garcia on Instagram Purchase her book on Amazon: Cook Once, Eat All Week (out April 23, 2019) Cassy's blueberry sweet potato breakfast meatball recipe Cassy’s Healthy Meal Prep Round Up The HMHB Weekly Email Series Whole Mamas Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Ki

  • #126: Podcast Recap–Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess
    #126: Podcast Recap–Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess
    Duração: 47min | 26/03/2019

    Steph and Dr. Elana recap last week’s episode on Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess. This podcast reviews key takeaways from the episode and highlights important tips that every mom can use to be your own best health advocate during pregnancy and postpartum.    Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How to get involved with advocacy if you are passionate about changing the standard of care Practical tips for how to effectively advocate for yourself when communicating with healthcare practitioners How to choose a birth team that will support and honor your desires Practices you can use to stay informed on your pregnancy and postpartum care The role that self doubt and self worth can play when trying to speak up for yourself The importance of community in an empowered pregnancy and postpartum journey Show Notes Spirited by Truth, Alex’s private practice Follo

  • #125: Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess
    #125: Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess
    Duração: 59min | 19/03/2019

    On today’s episode, Steph interviews Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess about improving birth outcomes for Black moms and babies. In the United States today, Black women are four times more likely to die from childbirth than white mothers, and Black mothers experience twice the rate of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. As clinically trained social worker, Alex works to improve the Black maternal health crisis by empowering Black women through education and advocacy on pregnancy and postpartum health. She provides holistic pregnancy and postpartum support for Black mothers, ensuring that Black mothers understand their birthing options and feel empowered to make healthy lifestyle choices. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Alexandra’s personal and professional connection to the topic Black maternal health crisis: What is it? What studies show are the reasons for Black birth disparities How to choose and work

  • #124: Podcast Recap–Lead Education, Treatment, and Prevention with Dr. Kulveen Virdee
    #124: Podcast Recap–Lead Education, Treatment, and Prevention with Dr. Kulveen Virdee
    Duração: 52min | 12/03/2019

    Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interview on lead education, prevention, and treatment with Dr. Virdee. They share their personal experiences with lead testing, discuss risk factors and treatment, share nutritional considerations and natural approaches, and highlight the importance of using a team approach to address this concern. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Steph and Dr. Elana’s personal experience with lead testing Pros/cons of lead test strips Testing and treating adults Nutritional considerations for lead exposure Using homeopathy for lead exposure The importance of using a team approach Encouragement and support for you if you find yourself in this situation Show Notes: Thrive Market: 25% off your first order and a free one-month membership Dr. Virdee’s website CDC Info on Lead Toxicity and state programs Trouble in Toyland Lead Home Test Kit Nutritional Considerations The HMHB Weekly Em

  • #123: Lead Education, Prevention and Treatment with Dr. Kulveen Virdee
    #123: Lead Education, Prevention and Treatment with Dr. Kulveen Virdee
    Duração: 01h37s | 05/03/2019

    Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Virdee on a very important topic that many parents may not be aware of– lead exposure in children. Most pediatricians test lead levels in the blood between 12-24 months, while some pediatricians don’t routinely offer this test. This episode aims to support you in knowing what to do if your child’s lead levels come back elevated! This interview is packed full of educational insights, prevention strategies and treatment options if you are in this situation. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How lead can affect your child’s development Where lead is found in our environment What common items may be contaminated with lead Different ways to easily test for lead exposure How to get your child’s blood lead levels tested Treatment options to help lower elevated lead levels Resources available to help you understand more Show Notes: Dr. Virdee’s website CDC Info on Lead Toxicity and

  • #122: Meal Prep with Steph Greunke, RD
    #122: Meal Prep with Steph Greunke, RD
    Duração: 37min | 26/02/2019

    On today’s episode, Steph walks you through how she meal preps. Her approach is different than Dr. Elana’s in that she meal preps throughout the week depending on her schedule, instead of having a dedicated meal prep day. Similar to episode #120 with Dr. Elana, Steph shares her three tips for before, during, and after meal prep to help you be consistent week after week. She answers commonly asked questions and highlights key takeaways to help you start meal prepping or to level up, if you’re already in the practice. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: What to do if you start dreading meal prep How to navigate meal prep during different seasons of motherhood A “three-day” approach to meal prep Transitioning from recipes to simple meals Ways to keep things fresh and fun while keeping things simple Show Notes The HMHB Weekly Email Series Whole Mama’s Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook

  • #121: Goat Milk Formula with Dr. Annie Salsberg, ND
    #121: Goat Milk Formula with Dr. Annie Salsberg, ND
    Duração: 01h05min | 19/02/2019

    On today’s episode, Steph interviews Dr. Annie Salsberg, a naturopathic doctor who specializes in pediatric nutrition. There are a lot of different ways to feed your baby and there is no one perfect formula for all babies. On this episode, we’ll decode the ingredients label on your baby formula (protein, carbohydrate and fat sources, micronutrients and any other 'optional extras') and answer your questions about goat milk formula. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Reasons why parents are choosing goat milk formula The safety of goat milk formula Why infant goat milk formula isn’t sold in the US How Kabrita’s formula is inspired by breastmilk What to look for on your formula label Show Notes Kabrita’s website Blog: Understanding the Fat in Breastmilk Follow Kabrita on Instagram The HMHB Weekly Email Series Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. El

  • #120: Meal Prep Tips with Dr. Elana Roumell
    #120: Meal Prep Tips with Dr. Elana Roumell
    Duração: 52min | 12/02/2019

    On today’s episode, Dr. Elana takes you through how she meal preps. She shares three tips for before, during, and after meal prep to help you be consistent week after week. She answers commonly asked questions and highlights key takeaways to help you start meal prepping or to level up, if you’re already in the practice. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How to efficiently grocery shop How to schedule time for meal prep with kids involved Strategies for cooking ahead of time Dr. Elana’s favorite cookware and recipes How to store, reheat and give life to your leftovers How to make this workable in your life Show Notes From February 14-16, 2019, use code EBOOKLOVE for 50% off Dr. Elana’s Nourish Kids Ebook. Check out #mealprepmamas on IG for a sneak peak into every week of Dr. Elana’s “Meal Prep Mondays” The HMHB Weekly Email Series Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Med

  • #119: Probiotic Supplements for Mom and Baby with Dr. Leah Linder
    #119: Probiotic Supplements for Mom and Baby with Dr. Leah Linder
    Duração: 01h11min | 05/02/2019

    On today’s episode, Dr. Elana interviews probiotic expert, Dr. Leah Linder. Dr. Linder is the science and education manager for Klaire Labs, one of the leading probiotic manufacturers in the world. This episode covers common questions about probiotic types and usage. We discuss how to evaluate the quality of a probiotic and how to choose the best one for various ages and health concerns for mama and baby. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: What to look for in a high quality probiotic The best time to take probiotics How to choose probiotics for our infants and children Which probiotics to take while on antibiotics New probiotic to prevent and treat mastitis The link between probiotics and allergies/immune support Difference between spore based probiotics and prebiotics Probiotics to support depression and anxiety Show Notes: Klaire Labs products mentioned in today's episode Target B2, to support n

  • #118: Podcast Recap–Transitioning to Motherhood with Alexandra Sacks, M.D.
    #118: Podcast Recap–Transitioning to Motherhood with Alexandra Sacks, M.D.
    Duração: 47min | 29/01/2019

    Stephanie and Dr. Elana expand on key points from last episode with Dr. Alexandra Sacks. They discuss their own transitions into motherhood and share with vulnerability about their lowest moments. They discuss how important a support system is during difficult seasons and leave you with takeaways of what you can do support yourself or other mamas during challenging times. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Various transitions in a woman's life; motherhood is just one of many How important your village is during difficult seasons Steph and Elana’s lowest moments Their take on the “Push and Pull” analogy Balancing motherhood with passions Setting yourself up for success during Matresence Show Notes: Follow Alexandra Sacks, M.D. on Instagram Alexandra Sacks, M.D. website Alexandra Sacks, M.D. TEDTalk Pre-order her book: What No One Tells You Division of Labor Article Postpartum Support International

  • #117: Transitioning to Motherhood with Alexandra Sacks, M.D.
    #117: Transitioning to Motherhood with Alexandra Sacks, M.D.
    Duração: 54min | 22/01/2019

    Alexandra Sacks, M.D discusses the transition to motherhood like you’ve never heard it before. We openly explore topics around parenthood that are typically not discussed in an extremely relatable way. We also share practical steps that you can implement today in your transition to motherhood. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Reproductive psychiatry: what it is and how Dr. Sacks got started in the field Matrescence: what it is and what it feels like Why discomfort doesn’t always mean disorder How social media and talk therapy can help this transition How to hold onto your identity during the motherhood transition Advice to support you and your partner during the pregnancy/parenthood transition Show Notes: Follow Alexandra Sacks, M.D. on Instagram Alexandra Sacks, M.D. website Alexandra Sacks, M.D. TEDTalk Pre-order her book: What No One Tells You Division of Labor Article Postpartum Support Int

  • #116: Podcast Recap–Hashimotos and Postpartum Thyroiditis with Dr. Becky Campbell
    #116: Podcast Recap–Hashimoto's and Postpartum Thyroiditis with Dr. Becky Campbell
    Duração: 44min | 15/01/2019

    Steph and Elana expand on key points that were shared in episode 115 with Dr. Becky Campbell about common thyroid issues for mamas. We discuss how to advocate for yourself by asking the right questions, trusting your gut, and possibly ordering your own labs to review with your healthcare provider. We discuss how to optimize your health if you have a thyroid condition during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum. We share action items to help you create a solid plan! Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Why it’s important to be your own health advocate Why doctors may dismiss the concerns of new moms How Dr. Elana navigated preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum with a thyroid condition How to order labs if your provider isn’t on board Our top 3 action items from this episode Show Notes: Download Dr. Campbell’s Ultimate Thyroid Guide Dr. Becky Campbell’s website Dr. Becky Campbell on IG DirectLabs

  • #115: Hashimotos and Postpartum Thyroiditis with Dr. Becky Campbell
    #115: Hashimoto's and Postpartum Thyroiditis with Dr. Becky Campbell
    Duração: 49min | 08/01/2019

    On today’s episode, Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Becky Campbell who specializes in Thyroid disease. We discuss how thyroid disease affects women during preconception, pregnancy and postpartum stages. We will talk about why as mamas we are so susceptible to thyroid disease postpartum and what you can do about it if you already have symptoms and signs. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Why Hashimoto’s is common during pregnancy and postpartum The connection between the gut, immune system and hormones   Steps to take for prevention of Hashimoto’s Labs to ask your doctor to order The relationship between Hashimoto’s, unexplained weight gain, stress, and cortisol The difference between conventional thyroid medication and alternative methods Postpartum thyroiditis and how common it is How postpartum thyroiditis can mask postpartum depression How to get your Hashimoto’s into remission Show Notes: Download Dr.

  • #114: Grass-fed Beef 101 with Mike Salguero, Founder of ButcherBox
    #114: Grass-fed Beef 101 with Mike Salguero, Founder of ButcherBox
    Duração: 47min | 01/01/2019

    Stephanie interviews Mike Salguero, the CEO and founder of ButcherBox and SmoothieBox. We explore the differences between grass-fed and conventionally-raised meat, how to make sure you’re getting what you pay for, and how to approach purchasing high-quality meat if you’re on a budget. He shares how he manages life as a thriving business owner while still prioritizing his family, including 3 daughters under the age of 5.   Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: The ButcherBox story–how it started and how it’s impacted the industry Why grass-fed beef is more expensive Insights into the meat industry that you haven’t heard elsewhere Strategies for families on a budget How Mike balances a thriving business and a family Show Notes:   ButcherBox is offering 2lbs of wild salmon in your first box for free, PLUS $20 off your first order!   Smoothiebox.com The HMHB Weekly Email Series Healthy Mama, Happy Baby V

  • Episode #113: Podcast Recap–Peace  Parenting with Michelle Kenney Carlson
    Episode #113: Podcast Recap–Peace & Parenting with Michelle Kenney Carlson
    Duração: 51min | 25/12/2018

    Summary: Stephanie and Elana expand on key points from the last episode on Peace & Parenting with Michelle Kenney Carlson.  We share how we incorporate some of Michelle’s coaching tips with our own kids, our thoughts on the Hand in Hand parenting technique, and how we design our lives to be as clutter-free as possible so we can be the kinds of mamas we want to be for our kids. It is always a work in progress, and we love sharing our insights with you! Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Reconciling the parent we thought we would be vs the reality of who we are Our thoughts on the Hand in Hand parenting technique How we prioritize special time we have with our kids and the benefits we see from that How we give time and space for our kids to have emotions rather than trying to “fix” them Decluttering our lives to decrease stress and be a more connected parent Deep breathing with our kids Show Notes:

  • Episode #112: Peace  Parenting with Michelle Kenney Carlson
    Episode #112: Peace & Parenting with Michelle Kenney Carlson
    Duração: 48min | 18/12/2018

    Steph interviews Michelle Kenney Carlson about the Hand in Hand Parenting methodology. This is an alternative perspective to parenting that doesn’t involve bribes, threats, rewards and punishment. Learn why connection is one of Michelle’s top strategies for navigating hard feelings, how our childhood experiences influence the way we parent, and tools you can implement today to create a more relaxed household. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: What is positive/connective parenting? The science behind this approach Considerations for punishments and rewards Ways to encourage cooperation and navigate tantrums Connective Parenting Tools that you can implement right away Show Notes: Michelle’s Website Follow Michelle on Instagram The HMHB Weekly Email Series Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program ($40 off with code PODCAST40) Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: No

  •  #111: Podcast Recap–The Highly Sensitive Child with Dr. Karen Lamb
    #111: Podcast Recap–The Highly Sensitive Child with Dr. Karen Lamb
    Duração: 48min | 11/12/2018

    On today’s episode, Stephanie and Elana discuss key points from the last episode with Dr. Karen Lamb, a naturopathic doctor who specializes in working with highly sensitive individuals. We share our thoughts about how our non-verbal actions and energy as parents influence our child’s behaviors, what we can do to stay calm while navigating tantrums, how we approach discipline with our kids, and so much more! Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook.  Topics Discussed: Dr. Elana’s clinical experience working with highly sensitive parents and kids How to empathize with your little one to better understand their behavior Navigating tantrums through distractions, compassion, and space How behavior is a form of communication Why Steph loves Daniel Tiger Show Notes: Pura Vida Natural Medicine The Highly Sensitive Person quiz Daniel Tiger’s Big Feelings: Music to help your kids navigate their feelings The HMHB Weekly Email Series

  • #110: The Highly Sensitive Child with Dr. Karen Lamb
    #110: The Highly Sensitive Child with Dr. Karen Lamb
    Duração: 56min | 04/12/2018

    On today’s episode Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Karen Lamb, naturopathic doctor who specializes in working with highly sensitive individuals. We explore what makes a child highly sensitive and what we can do to help them transition through meltdowns and overstimulation.  Dr. Lamb helps us understand what impacts our children’s emotional state, and offers us actionable tools to help us work with our kids during these challenging times. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Identifying what makes a child highly sensitive What triggers anger outbursts or meltdowns Ways you can help prevent emotional states in your children Tools to use during your next child’s struggle How as mamas we can tune into our own body and respond and not react And more! Show Notes: Pura Vida Natural Medicine The Highly Sensitive Person Quiz Daniel Tiger’s Big Feelings Song (great for helping kids navigate emotion) The HMHB Weekly E

  • #109: Podcast Recap—Bone Broth for Gut and Brain Health with Sharon Brown
    #109: Podcast Recap—Bone Broth for Gut and Brain Health with Sharon Brown
    Duração: 33min | 27/11/2018

    Stephanie and Elana expand on key points from the last episode on Bone Broth for Gut and Brain Health with Sharon Brown. They share their favorite ways to use bone broth in their homes, discuss some “lazy” bone broth ideas are for busy mamas, the difference between collagen and gelatin + more! Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: When to use glutamine from bone broth vs. glutamine in powder form Making bone broth workable for busy mamas Difference between collagen and gelatin Why bone broth is called liquid gold Is frozen or fresh broth better? Personal experience using broth in their homes Show Notes: Follow Bonafide Provisions on Instagram Bonafide Provisions website - use code WHOLEMAMAS to receive 20% off your first order Tag @wholemamasclub and @bonafideprovisions with your picture of their broth and its beautiful gel on IG stories or on your feed for a free bag of broth! The HMHB Weekly Email Se

  • #108: Bone Broth for Gut and Brain Health with Sharon Brown
    #108: Bone Broth for Gut and Brain Health with Sharon Brown
    Duração: 01h01min | 20/11/2018

    Stephanie interviews the founder of Bonafide Provisions, Sharon Brown, to discuss the healing properties of bone broth. Sharon shares how she used bone broth in combination with the GAPS protocol to help heal her son’s chronic sinus, ear, and respiratory infections. She shares her secrets for how to get broth to “gel” and how to ensure you pull as many nutrients as possible. She also addresses how much to drink for general health and therapeutic purposes and fun ways to sneak it into your kid’s diet. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How Sharon discovered bone broth, became a clinical nutritionist specializing in healing the gut and brain, and started her own bone broth company Why broth is so healing The best way to make broth and common mistakes Concerns about heavy metals and histamine Fun ways to include broth in your kid’s diet Show Notes: Follow Bonafide Provisions on Instagram Bonafide Provi

  • #107: Podcast Recap–Tongue and Lip Ties and Feeding Challenges with Leah Walsh, CCC-SLP
    #107: Podcast Recap–Tongue and Lip Ties and Feeding Challenges with Leah Walsh, CCC-SLP
    Duração: 46min | 13/11/2018

    Stephanie and Elana expand on key points from the last episode on Tongue and Lip Ties and Feeding Challenges with speech pathologist, Leah Walsh. They expand on points regarding lip and tongue tie concerns, share their personal experience with speech issues with their own kids and continue to offer insights into picky eaters versus problem feeders.   Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Signs and symptoms of lip and tongue ties Navigating speech therapy with early intervention Differentiating picky eaters vs problem feeders Insights into starting baby led weaning Celebrating #tinymightywins Show Notes: Follow Leah on Instagram Tiny Mighty Voices website (stay tuned for upcoming changes!) FB Group: Tongue Tie Babies Support Group Dr. Ghaheri Dr. Kotlow Picky Vs. Problem Eater Num Num Baby Spoon San Diego Regional Center for early intervention support The HMHB Weekly Email Series Healthy Mama, Happy B

  • #106: Tongue and Lip Ties and Feeding Challenges with Leah Walsh, CCC-SLP
    #106: Tongue and Lip Ties and Feeding Challenges with Leah Walsh, CCC-SLP
    Duração: 59min | 06/11/2018

    Stephanie interviews Leah Walsh, certified speech-language pathologist specializing in infants and children with feeding and swallowing disorders. We’ve talked about tongue and lip tie concerns from a lactation consultant’s perspective and  a naturopathic doctor’s perspective, and today we further that discussion and address tongue and lip ties from a speech and language development perspective. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Signs and symptoms of tongue and lip ties and how they’re evaluated Techniques to help your baby transition easier to a bottle Core principles families should have before starting solids Baby-led weaning vs. purees from a developmental perspective Red flags that a child may not just be a “picky eater” and need additional support Show Notes: Follow Leah on Instagram Tiny Mighty Voices website (stay tuned for upcoming changes!) FB Group: Tongue Tie Babies Support Group Dr. G

  • #105: Podcast Recap—Food as Medicine for Kids on the Spectrum with Dr. Mary Rondeau
    #105: Podcast Recap—Food as Medicine for Kids on the Spectrum with Dr. Mary Rondeau
    Duração: 40min | 30/10/2018

    Stephanie and Elana expand on key points from the last episode on nutrition for kids on the spectrum with Dr. Mary Rondeau. They share key takeaways and considerations for parents who may be experiencing difficulties with feeding. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Additional insights from Dr. Mary Rondeau’s talk at the Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine Our thoughts on starting supplements before making dietary changes Lab testing: what to order, who to work with, what to do with the results Optimizing kids gut health Combining lab testing with a physical exam Takeaways and baby steps Show Notes: Wise Woman Herbals Berry Syrup Wise Woman Herbals Passiflora Organic Acid Testing Information Episode 104 with Dr. Mary Rondeau The HMHB Weekly Email Series Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center F

  • #104: Food as Medicine for Kids on the Spectrum with Dr. Mary Rondeau
    #104: Food as Medicine for Kids on the Spectrum with Dr. Mary Rondeau
    Duração: 34min | 23/10/2018

    Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Mary Rondeau to discuss using food as medicine for kids on the spectrum. If your child has a diagnosis of developmental delay, autism, ADD/ADHD or has tendency towards these disorders, this show will help give you insight into what naturopathic doctors can do to help. Many of the points we touch on apply to kids who don’t have these conditions! It never hurts to be proactive in optimizing your child's health. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How to assess what diets are best for your child What lab tests are available and the information they tell us How to spot mineral deficiency symptoms Picky eating and how to get kids interested in food How to use nettle leaf and seaweed in cooking to boost minerals Show Notes: Wholeness Center, where Dr. Rondeau practices Dr. Rondeau’s YouTube Channel “The Wholeness Chef”   Trace minerals Frontier Herbs Nettle Leaf   The HMHB Weekly

  • #103: Podcast Recap – Post-Birth Control Syndrome with Dr. Jolene Brighten
    #103: Podcast Recap – Post-Birth Control Syndrome with Dr. Jolene Brighten
    Duração: 43min | 16/10/2018

    Stephanie and Elana expand on key points from the last episode on how to prevent post-birth control syndrome and ways to support and nourish your body if you’re currently taking hormonal birth control. They share their personal experiences in order to inform and empower women with trusted tools and insights into navigating this common syndrome.   Topics Discussed: Our personal experiences after discontinuing the use of hormonal birth control What you can do to nourish your body while on birth control and how to reduce negative effects Signs and symptoms to look out for with post-birth control syndrome Our favorite birth control methods Birth control options for nursing mamas Show Notes: Episode #102: Post-Birth Control Syndrome with Dr. Jolene Brighten Dr. Brighten’s website Follow Dr. Brighten on Instagram Pre-order Dr. Brighten’s new book, Ditch The Pill Pregnancy Weeks Program Lily Jade Bags 7 Nutrients to Replenish When Coming off the Pill Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kid

  • Episode #102: Post-Birth Control Syndrome with Dr. Jolene Brighten
    Episode #102: Post-Birth Control Syndrome with Dr. Jolene Brighten
    Duração: 01h05min | 09/10/2018

    Stephanie interviews Dr. Jolene Brighten, Functional Medicine Naturopathic Medical Doctor, to discuss post-birth control syndrome. We explore the pros and cons of birth control, nutrients that are depleted while taking the pill, how to navigate symptoms you may experience, how you can work with your provider, and ultimately how to make the best decision for yourself and your family. Topics Discussed: What happens to your body when you’re on the pill How to work with your provider Considerations for those looking to conceive Impacts on your libido and ways you can get it back What you can do right now to take back your health Show Notes: Dr. Brighten’s website Follow Dr. Brighten on Instagram Pre-order Dr. Brighten’s new book, Ditch The Pill Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center Follow Steph and Elana on Instagram Whole Mamas Podcast Archive Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify

  • #101: Slaying the Sugar Dragon and Finding Food Freedom with Lindsey Dalton
    #101: Slaying the Sugar Dragon and Finding Food Freedom with Lindsey Dalton
    Duração: 48min | 02/10/2018

    Stephanie interviews Whole30 certified coach, Lindsey Dalton. Lindsey is a mother of two girls, a registered pharmacist, and is passionate about helping people break their sugar cravings and embrace Food Freedom.  Lindsey shares her strategies for coping during difficult seasons of life, without resorting to food, why it’s important to put ourselves first and realistic ways to do that, how she found herself again after having two kids, and what she’s doing to promote a healthy relationship with food for her girls. Topics Discussed: Strategies for avoiding sugar cravings Food freedom Finding yourself after becoming a mom Shifting your mindset Dealing with stress in productive ways Show Notes: Lindsey’s website Follow Lindsey on Instagram Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center Follow Steph and Elana on Instagram Whole Mamas Podcast Archive Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’

  • #100: Our 100th Episode—Special QA Edition
    #100: Our 100th Episode—Special Q&A Edition
    Duração: 01h01min | 25/09/2018

    Join us as we celebrate our 100th episode! Steph and Elana answer fun, personal questions submitted by our listeners. Topics range from discipline philosophy to their favorite junk foods. We are celebrating with a giveaway! You can also enter to win by leaving a review on iTunes by October 1st. Make sure to leave your contact information (Instagram handle or email address) in the review. We’ll announce the winner next week in the show notes and Instagram caption for episode 101. One randomly selected winner will receive: The Nourish Kids ebook A membership to HMHB A three-pack of curry + Thai Almond Sauce from Yai’s Thai A $100 giftcard from Pure Indian Foods A 9-month bone broth subscription from Bonafide Provisions A copy of Whole30 Day by Day and Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook  Topics discussed: How we met What inspired us to create the podcast Our discipline philosophy with kids Our morning routines Our favorite junk food Our biggest #momfail What we’d do for a living if we weren’t a dietitian/natur

  • #99: Whole30 on a Budget with Amanda Alley
    #99: Whole30 on a Budget with Amanda Alley
    Duração: 39min | 18/09/2018

    Stephanie interviews Whole30 certified coach, Amanda Alley - mother of three boys and advocate for healthy eating on a limited budget. Amanda shares how she uses Food Stamps/SNAP to supplement her healthy eating, her favorite low-cost meals, tips and tricks for eating on a budget, and advice for those who want to do a Whole30 but are afraid of the cost. Topics discussed: Why Amanda decided to become a Whole30 Certified Coach How she feeds her family of five on a budget Where she shops to save money How she navigates food battles with her three boys Her favorite budget-friendly Whole30 compliant meals Advice for those concerned about the cost Show Notes: Apply for SNAP Amanda’s Coaching Homepage Amanda’s Instagram Amanda’s Website Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center Follow Steph and Elana on Instagram Whole Mamas Podcast Archive Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love

  • Episode #98: Sustaining Your Whole30 Habits with Bree Shields
    Episode #98: Sustaining Your Whole30 Habits with Bree Shields
    Duração: 42min | 11/09/2018

    Today we hear from Whole30 Certified Coach, Bree Shields. We have dedicated the month of September to interviewing Whole30 coaches in support of those who are participating in the September Whole30 and to help inspire those who may be interested in doing one in the future.  All the Whole30 coaches have unique perspectives and are full of practical tips to help you rock your Whole30. On this episode Bree and Elana chat about doing the Whole30 without her partner, tips on avoiding preparing separate meals for her partner, how she finds Whole30 support, and what food freedom means to her plus how she helps clients find their food freedom!   Topics Discussed: Bree’s story and passion for supporting military families with the Whole30 Tips for surviving a solo Whole30 Creating sustainable healthy habits How to submerge yourself in the Whole30 community and find support outside of your immediate family Tips on working your Food Freedom Show Notes: Bree’s Instagram Food Freedom Forever Book Whole30 Day by Day Book

  • #97: Whole30 for the Whole Family with Autumn Michaelis
    #97: Whole30 for the Whole Family with Autumn Michaelis
    Duração: 39min | 04/09/2018

    Elana interviews Whole 30 Certified Coach, Autumn Michaelis, mother of five boys and master of feeding her family healthy foods on a budget. She shares her tips for on feeding herself and her family on a budget, how she overcame her kids’ picky eating behaviors, and advice for busy mamas who want to do the Whole30. Topics Discussed: Self care as a mom How the Whole30 changed Autumn’s life How she transitioned her whole family into a Whole30-inspired diet (and the NSVs that her entire family experienced!) Tips for using kitchen time and groceries efficiently Show notes: Follow Autumn on Instagram Glyphosate testing   Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center Follow Steph and Elana on Instagram Whole Mamas Podcast Archive Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Autumn Michaelis is the Whole30 Coaching Coordinator, as well as a

  • #96: Podcast Recap — Breastfeeding Insights with Robin Kaplan, IBCLC
    #96: Podcast Recap — Breastfeeding Insights with Robin Kaplan, IBCLC
    Duração: 45min | 28/08/2018

    Steph and Elana expand on key points that were shared in the last episode, Breastfeeding Insights with Robin Kaplan, IBCLC. They discuss why it can be helpful to find breastfeeding support BEFORE baby comes, the importance of choosing a lactation consultant that makes you feel comfortable and at ease, why restricting your diet can do more harm than good, and their personal wins and struggles with breastfeeding.   Topics Covered: Benefits of seeing a lactation consultant before baby arrives Why it’s okay to be picky about your lactation consultant Steph’s different breastfeeding journeys Elana’s experience navigating her daughter’s tongue tie Our thoughts on diet restrictions while nursing   Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook.   Show Notes: Episode 95 - Breastfeeding Insights with Robin Kaplan, IBCLC Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Program Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nouri

  • #95: Breastfeeding Insights with Robin Kaplan, IBCLC
    #95: Breastfeeding Insights with Robin Kaplan, IBCLC
    Duração: 44min | 21/08/2018

    Elana interviews Robin Kaplan, International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and author the book Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding with Confidence at Every Stage. We discuss ways women can avoid breastfeeding challenges, the hot topic of tongue and lip ties, reflux issues with babies and so much more! Topics Discussed: How to be proactive in avoiding breastfeeding challenges What to expect with nipple tenderness Insight into lip and tongue tie revisions What mom can do to help her baby with reflux (does she really need to avoid all cruciferous veggies?!) Galactagogues to help with increasing breast milk supply Ovulating during nursing And more! Robin Kaplan is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), frequent media commentator on the topic of breastfeeding, and the author of the new book, Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding with Confidence at Every Stage. Robin is also the founding host of The Boob Group, a podcast about breastfeeding hosted by New Mommy Media. She found

  • #94: Introducing Whole Mamas with Melissa Hartwig
    #94: Introducing Whole Mamas with Melissa Hartwig
    Duração: 52min | 14/08/2018

    Stephanie brings Melissa Hartwig on the show to introduce Whole Mamas, an online roadmap to help mamas navigate the journey to motherhood, from a Whole30 perspective. You'll learn why Melissa decided to offer Whole Mamas to her community, what she's most excited about, and why we rebranded this podcast! We'll also discuss common challenges on the journey to motherhood, the broad range of topics Whole Mamas will cover, and why it's important we invite all mamas/mamas-to-be to the table. Melissa talks about her pregnancy, labor, and postpartum, something she hasn't shared publicly. She bravely shares her experience and the difficult feelings along the way. Many of you will resonate with this one and we hope it helps you feel less alone, heard, and understood. You won't want to miss this episode! Topics Discussed: Why she decided to offer Whole Mamas to her community The mission of Whole Mamas Her experience during pregnancy and postpartum How she navigated an unexpected change to her birth plan Her experience

  • #93: Podcast Recap - Baby-led Weaning
    #93: Podcast Recap - Baby-led Weaning
    Duração: 01h05min | 07/08/2018

    We expand on key points that were shared in the last episode like navigating family meals, picky eating, introducing common food allergens, and our thoughts on dark chocolate for kids! We want to give you a sneak peek into our homes and share what we do with our family. Topics Discussed What meal times look like in our homes. What a day of eating looks like for our kids. Advice on what to do with picky eaters.  Which first foods to introduce and how to be creative with them. Dr. Elana's protocol for introducing common food allergens.  Her top 3 medications to have on hand and how to be prepared. How to navigate food allergen introduction if your family doesn't eat those foods. How to approach kid's parties and holidays. Our thoughts on dark chocolate for kids! Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Episode 92 - Baby-led Weaning with Leslie Schilling Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Dr. Elana

  • #92: Born To Eat (Baby-led weaning) with Leslie Schilling, RDN
    #92: Born To Eat (Baby-led weaning) with Leslie Schilling, RDN
    Duração: 01h05min | 31/07/2018

    In this episode, Stephanie brings Leslie Schilling, RDN on the show for a deeper diver into baby led weaning, from a registered dietitian's perspective. Leslie shares insights from her book, Born To Eat, which includes age-based advice, step-by-step instructions, help for parents, and easy recipes so you can ensure that your infant is introduced to healthy and tasty food as early as possible. We dive deeper into the science behind this feeding philosophy--sharing notes from our personal and professional experience. If you're about to start feeding your little one, are currently feeding your little one and considering this approach, or are a caregiver this is a great listen so you can understand why moms are turning to this style of infant feeding. Topics Discussed Why she co-authored Born To Eat and how it's different from other BLW resources When to start BLW and evidence behind when to introduce solids How to know if your child is eating enough Introducing food allergens Food allergy and intolerance testin

  • #91: Podcast Recap - Fertility After 30 with Dr. Lauren Noel, ND
    #91: Podcast Recap - Fertility After 30 with Dr. Lauren Noel, ND
    Duração: 47min | 17/07/2018

    On today’s episode, Stephanie and Elana discuss some of the key takeaways from Episode 90 with Dr. Lauren Noel. We share our personal thoughts regarding natural ways to optimize your fertility as a couple and really, optimize your overall health! We hope to inspire those of you in your 30’s and 40’s that you CAN have a healthy pregnancy whether it is your first or fourth child! Topics Discussed How to help encourage a male partner to maximize his fertility without making him wrong. How to minimize stress before conception and why it is so important. How to work with different health care providers to find answers and feel empowered. What we do to maximize fertility in our 30's and what has worked for us! And more! Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Lauren's clinic: Shine Natural Medicine Lauren's course: Golden Eggs. Use discount code RFM100 to receive $100 off when it launches!! Webinar on Fertility Myths Follow Dr. Lauren Noel on Facebook and Inst

  • #90 - Fertility After 30 with Dr. Lauren Noel, ND
    #90 - Fertility After 30 with Dr. Lauren Noel, ND
    Duração: 41min | 03/07/2018

    In this episode, Stephanie and Elana bring Dr. Lauren Noel, ND on the show to discuss natural ways to optimize your fertility after 30. Dr. Noel shares insights from her upcoming course, Golden Eggs, a fertility longevity course for women and couples in their 30's and 40's. The information in this podcast and her course help prepare a woman's (and man's) body to be at its ideal fertile state so that when conception is desired, it happens with ease and in the healthiest way possible for the couple, and the baby. We think you'll love the positivity and inspiration surrounding this topic and walk away feeling empowered. Topics Discussed How Dr. Noel helps couples optimize their fertility through the power of natural medicine Lifestyle factors that can impair fertility Her fertility food guide pyramid Preparing for conception after having a kid(s) Fertility myths What Dr. Noel did to become more fertile in her mid/late 30's than she was in her early 20's Dr. Lauren Noel's Bio  Dr. Lauren Noel is a licensed natu

  • #89: Podcast Recap - Epigenetics for Moms with Dr. Ben Lynch
    #89: Podcast Recap - Epigenetics for Moms with Dr. Ben Lynch
    Duração: 51min | 19/06/2018

    In this episode, Stephanie and Elana discuss key takeaways from episode 88 with Dr. Lynch, clarify important points he made, and provide insight into our personal/professional experience with these concepts.  Topics Discussed Nitrous oxide during labor What we can do to prevent and eliminate infections during pregnancy Is supplemental glutathione safe during pregnancy Considerations before giving vaccines Genes and postpartum mental health The importance of choline for mamas And more! Dr. Benjamin Lynch's Bio  Benjamin Lynch, ND received his Cell and Molecular Biology, BS from the University of Washington and his doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University. His passion for identifying the cause of disease directed him towards nutrigenomics and methylation dysfunction. Currently, he researches, writes and presents worldwide on the topic of MTHFR, methylation defects and genetic control. You may learn more about Dr. Lynch and his work at www.drbenlynch.com. Dr. Lynch is the President of www

  • #89: Epigenetics for Moms with Dr. Ben Lynch
    #89: Epigenetics for Moms with Dr. Ben Lynch
    Duração: 02h34min | 05/06/2018

    In this episode, Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Ben Lynch, Naturopathic Physician and expert in the field of epigenetics. We discuss how lifestyle factors play an important role in mitigating health complications and genetic predispositions. We identify practical strategies to set your family up for success. Topics Discussed What is epigenetics and how does it impact our pregnancy and babies What does it mean to have genes that are acting dirty An in-depth look at MTHFR specifically for mamas and mamas to be. What everyone must know! Dr. Lynch’s advice on how to optimize your child’s vaccine outcomes How to eliminate adverse reactions to vaccines How parent’s genes impact their children’s genes How to help “clean” our “dirty genes” MTHFR and the role it plays in postpartum mental health An in-depth look at what methylation is and the role it plays in so many functions of the body PEMT and the role this gene plays in choline production and gallbladder health Why choline is so important for pregnant women and the do

  • #87: Personality Types and Stress with Katy Bray
    #87: Personality Types and Stress with Katy Bray
    Duração: 48min | 22/05/2018

    On today’s show, we welcome Katy Bray who has a wealth of knowledge and passion for the ancient Indian medicine called Ayurveda. For those who know about this traditional medicine and for those who have no idea what the heck this is… you guys are in for a treat! Katy takes us through how we can use Ayurvedic philosophy to not only help heal the body but also, how we can better understand our unique mental/emotional temperaments. She explains how our unique temperaments react to stress differently and shares tools that will help us when we fall out of balance. She also helps us identify our kid's and family members temperaments and how we can interact in healthy ways. Topics Discussed: What is Ayurveda and how can it help our relationships How to figure out our temperament/dosha How your temperament reacts to stress How to figure out your kid's temperament/dosha Tools to use during stressful times that are unique to you Parenting tips based on your kid's temperaments How your temperament may change after givi

  • #87: Postpartum Depression and Anxiety in Dads
    #87: Postpartum Depression and Anxiety in Dads
    Duração: 01h05s | 08/05/2018

    Stephanie interviews Dr. Daniel Singley, a San Diego-based board-certified psychologist. His research and practice focus on men’s mental health with a particular emphasis on reproductive psychology and the transition to fatherhood.  Dr. Daniel Singley shares what the transition to fatherhood looks like for dads/partners, what postpartum depression and anxiety looks like in men, how often it happens, where to go for help, and so much more! Topics Discussed: Dr. Daniel Singley's story What led him to specialize in the treatment of anxiety, stress, and depression as it pertains to couples and new dads Expectations and roles that fathers play Prevalence of PPD/PPA in dads and how it manifests in males compared to females What to do if your partner is suffering How men prefer to receive information and support Resources for partners who may be struggling Action steps for supporting partner's mental health And more! Dr. Daniel Singley’s Bio  Dr. Daniel Singley is a San Diego-based board certified psychologist and

  • #85: Redefining Sex with Kimberly Ann Johnson
    #85: Redefining Sex with Kimberly Ann Johnson
    Duração: 52min | 23/04/2018

    In this episode, Dr. Elana interviews Kimberly Ann Johnson who is a sexological bodyworker and somatic experience practitioner. Kimberly shares how she helps her clients transform and redefine the meaning of sex. She discusses female orgasm and the benefits of slowing down, strategies for overcoming emotional and physical blocks from past traumas, and so much more!  Topics Discussed: What a sexological bodyworker and somatic experience practitioner does Scar tissue remediation Healing after sexual trauma Understanding vaginal anatomy Why slower sex is better Female orgasms Redefining the meaning of sex And more! Kimberly Ann Johnson's Bio  Kimberly Ann Johnson is the founder of Magamama.com, an international holistic women’s health care resource for expectant and new mothers. She is the co-founder of the STREAM School for Postpartum Care, where she trains birth professionals, yoga teachers, somatic therapists, and bodyworkers to help women prepare for birth and recover from birth. She conducts workshops and

  • #84: Real Food for Pregnancy with Lily Nichols (Part 2)
    #84: Real Food for Pregnancy with Lily Nichols (Part 2)
    Duração: 50min | 10/04/2018

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE.  Lily is a registered dietitian who specializes in gestational diabetes. One of her biggest passions is prenatal nutrition research and education, which is what we are going to talk about on today’s show. We discuss alternative nutrition considerations for pregnancy, dispell common myths, and so much more! We share similar philosophies on prenatal nutrition and since we nerded out for almost two hours, we split this interview into two parts. If you enjoy this information make sure to check out her book, Real Food for Pregnancy, and the Whole30 Healthy Mama, Happy Baby program which covers this topic in more detail.  Topics Discussed in Part 2 Prenatal supplements - which to take and why. The importance of glycine and choline. Why pregnant women may need more salt than what’s currently recommended. How to work with providers if you’re receiving pushback. And more!  

  • #83: Real Food for Pregnancy with Lily Nichols (Part 1)
    #83: Real Food for Pregnancy with Lily Nichols (Part 1)
    Duração: 42min | 27/03/2018

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE.  Lily is a registered dietitian who specializes in gestational diabetes. One of her biggest passions is prenatal nutrition research and education, which is what we are going to talk about on today’s show. We discuss alternative nutrition considerations for pregnancy, dispell common myths, and so much more! We share similar philosophies on prenatal nutrition and since we nerded out for almost two hours, we split this interview into two parts. If you enjoy this information make sure to check out her book, Real Food for Pregnancy, and the Whole30 Healthy Mama, Happy Baby program which covers this topic in more detail. Topics Discussed in Part 1: Lily's story: why she wrote this book, how her pregnancy went, and how she used the recommendations from her book to support her pregnancy. How to navigate food cravings and aversions. Why cravings and aversions may serve an important role. Controversial foods, including runny egg yolks and raw fish. And more

  • #82: CBD Oil for Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Kids with Dr. Jess Peatross, MD
    #82: CBD Oil for Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Kids with Dr. Jess Peatross, MD
    Duração: 34min | 13/03/2018

    In this episode, Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Jess Peatross, MD.  Dr. Jess is a medical doctor who treats a wide variety of diseases from Lyme disease, to cancer, to adrenal fatigue, to gut imbalance. One of her biggest passions is cannabis education, which is what we are going to talk about on today's show. She shares the safety and use of CBD oil for pregnancy, postpartum, and kids. In addition, she shares where you can find good quality CBD oil products, what to ask companies to verify quality, and so much more. This is such a hot topic now - so listen up. She’s a wealth of knowledge and this episode could be life-changing for you and your family!   Topics Discussed: Dr. Jess's story: how she went from practicing as a conventional medicine doctor to practicing holistic medicine. How she got interested in cannabis education. Clarifying the difference between CBD and marijuana.  Safety and use in pregnancy. Safety and use in a postpartum nursing mama. Safety and use in kiddos. Where can people find high-quality

  • #81: Sex After Baby with Lauren Mallari-Snyder, PT
    #81: Sex After Baby with Lauren Mallari-Snyder, PT
    Duração: 44min | 27/02/2018

    In this episode, Dr. Elana interviews a special guest, Lauren Mallari-Snyder. Lauren is doctor of physical therapy with a special focus on women's health and pelvic floor dysfunction. This episode is all about SEX after baby! Yummy!  Well, not so yummy at times after baby. Dr. Elana and Lauren explore why sex can be so painful after having a baby, what things we can do to prevent painful sex, and therapies we have access to help heal and rejuvenate so we can get it back on! Topics Discussed: Lauren's story and how she got so interested in this field. What pelvic floor physical therapists do and why getting checked is important. Causes of painful sex. What we can do to prevent painful sex. How to seek out help. And more! Shownotes: Body Gears SD More info on Lauren Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook Steph’s consulting services Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center

  • #80: Postpartum Fitness And C-section Recovery
    #80: Postpartum Fitness And C-section Recovery
    Duração: 46min | 13/02/2018

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews a special guest, Jessie Mundell. Jessie Mundell is an expert in prenatal/postnatal fitness and a mama herself. We discuss healing mentally and physically from a home birth turned cesarean, why it’s important to work with a counselor or therapist if you’re still recovering from past birth trauma, smart postpartum training for post-cesarean and vaginal delivery, why pelvic floor physiotherapy is so important, why it’s not “normal” to pee a little when you workout, and so much more. You are going to love this real, raw, and informative interview! Topics Discussed: Jessie’s story + what brought her to the world of prenatal/postnatal fitness. Her home birth turned cesarean and the emotional/physical ramifications. How that impacted her mindset/reaction to her second pregnancy. Common mistakes women make with postpartum fitness. Jessie’s approach to postpartum fitness and how does it differs depending on the type of birth. How to know if it’s “too much.” What pelvic floor phys

  • #79: Pediatric Dental Health with Dr. Steven Lin
    #79: Pediatric Dental Health with Dr. Steven Lin
    Duração: 53min | 30/01/2018

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews a special guest, Dr. Steven Lin. Dr. Steven Lin is a board-registered dentist, writer, and speaker. We invited Dr. Steven Lin on today’s show to shed light on pregnant and pediatric dental health. He is a passionate whole-health advocate who focuses on the link between nutrition and dental health. His mission is to prevent dental diseases instead of treating them. Curious about fluoride? Wondering how often it's really necessary to brush your kid's teeth or when they should first see a dentist? Interested in the link between dental health and nutrition (spoiler alert: you can influence your child's dental health before they're even born!)? Then, this episode is for you! We cover those topics and a LOT more on this episode! Dr. Lin's Bio Dr. Steven Lin is a dentist, TEDx speaker, and author of The Dental Diet. With a background in biomedical science, Dr. Lin has dedicated his career to outlining the nutritional basis of dental disease. His goal is to redefine crooked teeth

  • #78: New Years Resolutions for Moms
    #78: New Year's Resolutions for Moms
    Duração: 43min | 16/01/2018

    Happy New Year! Did you make a New Year's resolution? Now that we're two weeks into 2018, have you stuck with it? Is your motivation starting to fade? Or, are you rocking your plan?  On this episode, we discuss the importance of realistic goal setting, how to stay committed to your plan, and what we’re focusing on this year. Often, we try to do too many things at once, aren’t clear on what we want our life to look like, or don’t have a realistic plan to accomplish our goals. We hope to address these barriers so you can have a productive and transformational 2018.   Topics Discussed: Our thoughts about New Year's resolutions (pros/cons/considerations) Resolutions that didn't work for us Goal setting: what works and what doesn't work How to develop clarity regarding your vision and goals for 2018 Our personal visions and plans for 2018 Advice for those struggling to follow through on their goals/resolutions And more! Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes:

  • #77: Healthy Communication for Partners
    #77: Healthy Communication for Partners
    Duração: 54min | 02/01/2018

    This show is all about healthy communication and what you can do to keep your cool, especially as a new parent.  Dr. Elana and her husband, Anthony, are constantly working on various communication tools and love the topic of healthy communication. They have taken hundreds of hours of coursework and seminars on the topic of partnership, understanding men and women, and how to optimize their relationship using mindful communication. In this episode, they authentically share some of their breakdowns and what they do to get through them. Topics Discussed: How we get through our arguments Setting up agreements Identifying when the right time to talk through disagreements How to look at disagreements as an access to discovering your needs Transition time and setting each other up to win! Showing appreciation And more! Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: PAX - Understanding Men and Partnership Workshops Tune audios/DVS's on Partnership Landmark Worldwide M

  • #76: Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum
    #76: Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum
    Duração: 42min | 19/12/2017

    In this episode, Dr. Elana interviews a special guest and a dear friend of hers, homeopath Gabrielle Traub. We chose Gabrielle to come on today's show to shed light on the benefits of homeopathy for women trying to conceive, during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. Whether you are already using homeopathy and interested in learning more, or you are brand new to this natural medicine and interested in expanding your toolbox, this episode is for you! Gabrielle shares clinical pearls and some of her favorite remedies you want to have on hand. Gabrielle's Biography: Gabrielle has worked in hospitals and rural clinics in South Africa. After moving to California, she worked in an OB/GYN practice for a decade alongside a traditional OB-GYN and a fertility endocrinologist. Gabrielle has assisted in natural birthing, taught childbirth classes, and worked extensively with infertility. Gabrielle Traub has taught homeopathy in England, South Africa, Pakistan, Dubai, Australia and the USA. Her online course Homeopathy fo

  • #75: Back To Work After Baby with Arianna Taboada
    #75: Back To Work After Baby with Arianna Taboada
    Duração: 49min | 05/12/2017

    In this episode, we interview Arianna Taboada, a maternal health consultant. Arianna helps mamas and mamas-to-be customize their plan for maternity leave and return to work. We have an honest conversation about our struggles as new moms navigating work and family, how we transitioned back to work, and ways to make this transition (and postpartum, in general) easier for new mamas! Topics discussed: Arianna’s story including her unique postpartum experience What a maternal health consultant is and how they can help you prepare for postpartum Challenges working moms experience and ways to overcome them The importance of "transition time" when balancing a business and a new baby How to decide if going back to work is right for you What to do if you're not enjoying being a stay at home mom Tips for navigating the demands of motherhood and work And more! Arianna's bio: Arianna is a maternal health consultant who works with experienced entrepreneurs who are becoming first time mothers, helping them customize thei

  • #74: Our Husbands Perspective On Home Birth
    #74: Our Husband's Perspective On Home Birth
    Duração: 51min | 21/11/2017

    In this episode, we have two special guests, our husbands!!!  They’re here to share their stories of what it was like for them to be at our births, surprises they encountered, and advice for fathers-to-be. Topics Discussed: Our husband’s opinions about home births. What it was like to be present at our home birth. What emotions they experienced before, during, and after our birth. What surprised them about our births. Advice for fathers-to-be. Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Elana and Anthonys first dance at their wedding   The Birth Partner Hypnobirthing Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Dr. Elana’s Medical Center: Nourish Medical Center     Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purposes only.

  • #73: Pre-Baby Counseling with Emily Pardy
    #73: Pre-Baby Counseling with Emily Pardy
    Duração: 56min | 07/11/2017

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Emily Pardy, a marriage and family counselor and the founder of Ready Nest Counseling to discuss challenges many new parents experience. Emily identifies various life adjustments, emotional challenges, and relationship struggles that may occur once baby is born. You’ll leave this interview with simple, actionable steps to gracefully navigate some of these changes. You’ll also learn where to go for more information and support, should you choose to be proactive or if you’re currently experiencing these issues. Topics Discussed: Emily’s background, training, and personal journey Challenges a new baby presents to a marriage/relationship Adjustments and emotional implications Five steps for effective communication Important things to discuss before baby comes Managing resentment Realistic ways to reconnect with your partner Resources for couples navigating new parenthood Her top three pieces of advices for new parents Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podca

  • #72: Dr. Elanas Birth Story
    #72: Dr. Elana's Birth Story
    Duração: 48min | 24/10/2017

    In this episode, Dr. Elana shares her birth story with us. She discusses what she did to prep for her pregnancy and labor. She takes us through the ups and downs of the actual birth. Dr. Elana highlights how she overcame tough times and shares tools that helped her have the un-medicated birth she had envisioned. Topics Discussed: Pregnancy prep Home-birth experience Who was on Dr. Elana's birth team The birth, from start to finish! What Dr. Elana would do differently next time. Lessons learned and healing after the birth. Shownotes: Dr. Elana's published article in Homeopathy Today (click on the link below to download the entire article) A Labor of Love: How homeopathy helped me have the natural birth I have always wanted. Summer edition 2017 Nourish Kids Medicine Kit Nourish Medical Center Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Book a consult with Steph Steph's blogs   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medica

  • #71: Meet Dr. Elana Roumell, ND: The new co-host
    #71: Meet Dr. Elana Roumell, ND: The new co-host
    Duração: 41min | 10/10/2017

    In this episode, we introduce Dr. Elana Roumell, ND, the new co-host. Stephanie is excited to bring on a naturopathic doctor to the podcast to help educate and empower parents with even more information! Stephanie and Elana have been friends for years, helping one another through pregnancy, postpartum and raising healthy families. The two of them together are truly REAL FOOD MAMAS on a mission to share, inspire and empower!! Stephanie introduces Elana to the Real Food Mama community and we get a sneak peak into who she is and how she is going to contribute to the community! Topics Discussed: About Elana's family. Why she became a Naturopathic Doctor. Her passion for pediatrics. Why she opened up Nourish Medical Center. What inspired her to create the Nourish Kids Medicine Kit and Ebook! What she's most excited to share with listeners by joining the podcast. Some of her other passions. Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Nourish Kids Medicine Kit Nour

  • #70: Cesarean Recovery with Ali Miller, Part 2
    #70: Cesarean Recovery with Ali Miller, Part 2
    Duração: 37min | 26/09/2017

    In part two of our episode with Ali Miller, RD from AliMillerRD.com we discuss considerations for cesarean births including: concerns for mom and baby, how to address these concerns with a food-as-medicine approach, vaginal inoculation, and tips for a speedy recovery! Ali shares her story of home birth turned hospital cesarean and how she took action to ensure optimal health for herself and her baby, Stella. It's a truly inspiring story! Because our conversation was jam-packed with resources to support those planning or recovering from a cesarean birth, we decided to split the episode into two parts. That way, you'll be able to take in all of this great information without feeling overwhelmed (in a good way!). Topics discussed in Part 1 (episode 69): Ali's story Her original birth plan and how that changed How she managed the change in birth plan (emotionally, mentally, physically) The differences between a gentle (or natural or family-centered) cesearean and a traditional cesarean Topics discussed in Part

  • #69: Cesarean Recovery with Ali Miller, Part 1
    #69: Cesarean Recovery with Ali Miller, Part 1
    Duração: 29min | 12/09/2017

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Ali Miller, RD from AliMillerRD.com to discuss considerations for cesarean births including: the mental and emotional side of changing your birth plan, concerns for mom and baby, and tips for a speedy recovery! Ali shares her story of home birth turned hospital cesarean and how she took action to ensure optimal health for herself and her baby, Stella. It's a truly inspiring story! Because our conversation was jam-packed with resources to support those planning or recovering from a cesarean birth, we decided to split the episode into two parts. That way, you'll be able to take in all of this great information without feeling overwhelmed (in a good way!). Topics discussed in Part 1: Ali's story Her original birth plan and how that changed How she managed the change in birth plan (emotionally, mentally, physically) The differences between a gentle (or natural or family-centered) cesearean and a traditional cesarean Topics discussed in Part 2: Concerns of cesarean sections

  • #068: Goodbye Aglaée!
    #068: Goodbye Aglaée!
    Duração: 28min | 29/08/2017

    In this episode, we say goodbye to Aglaée and talk about the future of the podcast (don't worry, Steph is staying!). Aglaée shares about the many big transitions she's going through in her life and shares updates about nursing / weaning, sleep, and her upcoming move. Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Aglaée's website: RadicataNutrition.com Aglaée on Instagram Aglaée's facebook community  

  • #067: QA [Pregnant + Nursing and Getting Your Body Back]
    #067: Q&A [Pregnant + Nursing and "Getting Your Body Back"]
    Duração: 52min | 15/08/2017

    In this episode, Stephanie and Aglaée answer two of your questions!  Topics discussed: Maintaining your milk supply while pregnant Concerns with galactagogues and nursing Weaning  Postpartum body image Postpartum weight loss Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Galactagogue safety while nursing Changes in milk composition when pregnant FREE Baby-led weaning webinar Aglaée's podcast on Body Image Aglaée’s Facebook Community: Radicata Nutrition Community Steph’s Nutrition and Wellness Coaching services Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée’s Radicata Nutrition Coaching Package             Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purposes only.

  • #066: Keto for Women with Leanne Vogel
    #066: Keto for Women with Leanne Vogel
    Duração: 54min | 01/08/2017

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Leanne Vogel from Healthful Pursuit to discuss the keto diet for women. Leanne shares her story about how the traditional ketogenic diet didn't work for her body and how she modified the program to improve her hormones, mental health, and overall wellness.  Join us as we discuss how to modify the traditional ketogenic diet for women, Stephanie's experience with a fat-fuel approach while nursing, and so much more! Topics discussed: Leanne's story What makes her fat-fueled approach different than the traditional keto diet The benefits of keto for women Modifications for women Considerations for pregnant and nursing moms Who shouldn't do the keto diet Biggest mistakes people make when they start a keto diet How to start your keto journey Supplements that may help you on your keto journey Leanne's bio: Leanne Vogel is the founder of Healthful Pursuit, best-selling author of over 11 health programs, host of The Keto Diet Podcast, author of the bestselling paperback, The Keto

  • #065: Healthy Baby Food with Serenity Kids
    #065: Healthy Baby Food with Serenity Kids
    Duração: 53min | 19/07/2017

    In this episode, Stephanie interviewed Serenity and Joe from Serenity Kids, an innovative new baby food company. Serenity Kids offers convenient, shelf-stable baby food pouches that contain healthy animal fats and protein and are low in sugar. Join us as we discuss the fundamentals of baby nutrition, my son's experience using their products, and so much more! Note: At the time of this recording, Leo was just being introduced to solids and was struggling a bit with a strong gag reflex. He's doing much better now (at 9 months) and can handle a larger variety of food and textures. Topics discussed: Their story The current state of the baby food market The downfalls of sugar and the importance of fat The contents and quality of their product How their recipes were created Baby nutrition beyond food Their future product and program ideas And even, paleo child-raising, how to raise kids according to their natural instincts Their story: Hi. I'm Serenity. My partner Joe and I started Serenity Kids because we wanted

  • #064: QA: Vitamin D Supplementation + Baby Soap  Shampoo
    #064: Q&A: Vitamin D Supplementation + Baby Soap & Shampoo
    Duração: 42min | 04/07/2017

    In this episode, we answer two of your questions! Tune in to hear our take on vitamin D supplements and bathing your baby. Topics discussed: Vitamin D supplements - what to look for, our favorite brands, how much to take, and blood testing. Bathing your baby - how often, water quality, and our favorite brands of soap/shampoo Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Thorne Vitamin D drops Thorne Vitamin D/K2 drops Steph's supplement store for vitamin D supplements Beautycounter baby bath products Morrocco Method baby shampoo Wellness Mama's Foaming Hand Soap recipe Aglaée's Facebook Community: Radicata Nutrition Community Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée’s Radicata Nutrition Coaching Package   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purpose

  • #063: QA Episode [Finding your idea birth provider/setting + balancing hormones postpartum]
    #063: Q&A Episode [Finding your idea birth provider/setting + balancing hormones postpartum]
    Duração: 55min | 20/06/2017

    In this episode, we answer two of your questions! Tune in to hear our take on finding your ideal birth provider/birth setting and how to optimize your hormones in the postpartum period. Topics discussed: How to find your ideal birth provider and setting How to balance your hormones postpartum Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Healthy Mama Happy Baby Blog on Finding Your Ideal Birth Provider/Setting The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth Steph's supplement store Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée’s the Whole Batch Syndrome Free Online Training   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purposes only.    

  • #062: Birth Trauma (with Dr. Pauline Drillard, Ph.D.)
    #062: Birth Trauma (with Dr. Pauline Drillard, Ph.D.)
    Duração: 46min | 06/06/2017

    In this episode, Aglaée interviewed Dr. Pauline Dillard, Ph.D.  to discuss birth trauma. This episode is a must listen whether you've had a birth trauma or not because it is something that a significant number of women unfortunately still experience today. We need to be able to either heal from it or support those around us that needs healing. Topics discussed: What is birth trauma and how common it is The impact of birth trauma on motherhood and the postpartum period How others (friends, family, partner) can say or to do support women with birth trauma How to navigate disrespectful birth workers The benefits of asking for your medical records from the birth for closure How to prevent a birth trauma from impacting future pregnancies and labors How birth workers can heal from birth trauma Final tips and resources for women dealing with birth trauma Dr. Pauline Dillard's Biography:  Dr. Pauline Dillard, Ph.D. was a childbirth educator and labor coach for 12 years before completing her graduate studies in Chri

  • #61 ~ Supplements for Pregnancy and Postpartum [with Dr. Low Dog, M.D.]
    #61 ~ Supplements for Pregnancy and Postpartum [with Dr. Low Dog, M.D.]
    Duração: 01h09min | 23/05/2017

    In this episode, Stephanie interviewed Dr. Low Dog, M.D.  to discuss supplements for pregnant and postpartum mamas.  Topics discussed: How to choose the best prenatal multivitamin The pros/cons of whole food based supplements versus synthetic supplements What nutrients pregnant and postpartum mamas are often deficient in The most important supplements for preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum (including nursing mamas) The importance of iron, choline, iodine, and folate  The safety of vitamin A during pregnancy Supplements for anxiety and adrenal health How to assess the safety of supplements during pregnancy and postpartum Supplements for increasing milk supply Dr. Low Dog Biography: Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.’s exploration of natural medicine began more than 35 years ago as she studied midwifery, herbal medicine; massage therapy and martial arts before earning her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. An internationally recognized expert in the fields of integrative medicine,

  • #060 ~ Strong Women [with Steph Gaudreau]
    #060 ~ Strong Women [with Steph Gaudreau]
    Duração: 56min | 09/05/2017

    In this episode, Aglaée interviews Steph Gaudreau to talk about what it means to be strong women. This episode is for all moms, moms-to-be, moms that can't be, and moms who have lost just as much as it is also for sisters, daughters, friends and anyone who identifies as women. Here are some of the many interesting topics this discussion leads us to: What does it mean to be strong? (hint: it's not only about physical strength!) Social media, body image, and body shaming The most fearless things Steph did in her life The one area women should work on first to improve their strength and resilience The Women's Strength Summit (grab your free tickets here!) Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Steph’s bio Steph Gaudreau is a certified holistic nutrition practitioner, weightlifting and mindset coach, and the author of the best-selling Performance Paleo Cookbook. She's also the creator of the Women's Strength Summit. Her recipes and expert advice have been featured in

  • #059: Stephanies second postpartum
    #059: Stephanie's second postpartum
    Duração: 58min | 25/04/2017

    In this episode, we discuss how Stephanie's second postpartum is going as well as the things she's doing differently to make this experience much smoother and more enjoyable than her first. Topics: How this postpartum is different than her first. What she's doing to help her body heal physically and mentally. What she's doing for self-care. Her experience with postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. What she ate postpartum. Her simple strategies for meal planning/prepping. Enjoy the listen! And happy anniversary! :) Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Real Plans Bold New Mom podcast Good Being self-care beauty box Adaptogen formulas Epic Bars Lactation balls RxBars Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée’s the Whole Batch Syndrome Free Online Training   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are

  • #058: Is your relationship with food broken? [with Aglaée  Steph]
    #058: Is your relationship with food broken? [with Aglaée & Steph]
    Duração: 58min | 11/04/2017

    In this episode, Aglaée opens up about her past struggles with her relationship with food and her body and her healing journey to find that long-lost peace and freedom again. Steph interviews Aglaée about her past disordered eating and eating disorder, how to recognize it, the healing journey, and how she's now so passionate about helping other women do the same. :) Topics include: Aglaée's food story: from being a normal eater to emotional eating and binge eating The biggest different in her life since healing her relationship with food and her body Five signs that your relationship with food might be broken Aglaée's 3 best action steps to help women make peace with food Aglaée's Radicata SEED Protocol and her classes starting May 1st Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Aglaée’s Radicata SEED Classes - new group starting May 1st, 2017 Aglaée’s Radicata SEED Sisterhood (online community of women ready to heal their relationship with food and their b

  • #057: Homebirth QA
    #057: Homebirth Q&A
    Duração: 41min | 28/03/2017

    In this episode, we answer your questions about homebirths. Topics include: Homebirths at “older” ages (35+) Concerns we had about our own homebirths Positive reinforcement for moms considering a homebirth Additional things to consider when planning a homebirth What to do about naysayers How to manage pain without an epidural How to find a provider that fits your birthing philosophy and wishes Postpartum recovery tips while managing a toddler Enjoy the listen! Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Podcast on unassisted childbirth (Healthy Births, Happy Babies Podcast) More podcasts on unassisted births (Taking Back Birth Podcast) DONA.org Doulamatch.net Midwife.org Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée’s the Whole Batch Syndrome Free Online Training   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are

  • #056: Stephanies second home waterbirth story
    #056: Stephanie's second home waterbirth story
    Duração: 48min | 14/03/2017

    In this episode, Stephanie shares her second home waterbirth story. She discusses how her second home waterbirth went, how it was different than her first, things she learned the second time around, and advice to mamas getting ready for the big day whether they’re planning on giving birth in the hospital or at home. In this episode, you'll learn: How Stephanie's second postpartum is going How she was feeling the days and weeks before she delivered How she mentally and physically prepared for labor Advice to moms struggling during their final days and weeks Her entire birth story The pros and cons of having a fast labor The different types of electronic fetal monitoring and why it's done Tips for dealing with afterbirth contractions What she did with her toddler during labor The next episode will cover Q&A's about homebirth from our listeners! Enjoy the listen! And happy anniversary! :) Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Precipitous birth information Evidenced-b

  • #055: Making healthy eating simple [with Tatiana Amico]
    #055: Making healthy eating simple [with Tatiana Amico]
    Duração: 37min | 28/02/2017

    In this episode, Aglaée interviews Tatiana Amico. Listen as they talk about her story of breaking free from chronic dieting and disordered eating, how becoming a mom was a turning point for her, how to keep things simple in the kitchen, and her favorite tips to get tons of nutrition. We also talk about the power of de-cluttering, asking for help, and putting yourself first for your well-being and that of the whole family! :) Enjoy the listen!   Tatiana Amico's bio: Tatiana Amico is a Health Coach and Business Mentor empowering women to take control of their health and life. After saying goodbye to her corporate job, she enrolled in the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Now, Tatiana works with women who want to stop complaining, start taking action, and love themselves completely. Tatiana Amico Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Tatiana's website: http://tatianaamico.com/ Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée’s the Whole Batch Syndro

  • #054: Eat Well, Train Smart, and Be Kind to Your Body [with Kate Callaghan]
    #054: Eat Well, Train Smart, and Be Kind to Your Body [with Kate Callaghan]
    Duração: 49min | 14/02/2017

    Aglaée interviews the holistic nutritionist, Kate Callaghan, to talk about how eating well, training smart, and being kind to your body can help you achieve hormonal balance, better health, and more happiness. In this interview, Kate shares her story with hypothalamic amenorrhea and why she's so passionate about hormonal and women health. She tells us how she healed her hormones naturally, talks about the most common mistakes she sees women make with their food and training, and explains the strong connection between the gut and our hormones. If you have hormones, you won't want to miss this one! :) Enjoy the listen! Kate Callaghan's bio: Kate is a holistic nutritionist, dietitian, international speaker, personal trainer and mother of one, living in Wanaka, New Zealand. Kate is the author of the all-encompassing guide for optimising women's health and happiness "Holistic Nutrition: Eat Well, Train Smart & Be Kind to Your Body". Having experienced hormonal chaos and infertility, and managing to heal hersel

  • #053: BIRTHFIT (fitness, nutrition, chiropractic, and mindset) with Dr. Lindsey Mathews, D.C.
    #053: BIRTHFIT (fitness, nutrition, chiropractic, and mindset) with Dr. Lindsey Mathews, D.C.
    Duração: 01h01min | 31/01/2017

    Stephanie interviews Dr. Lindsey Mathews, D.C., BIRTHFIT founder, about the four pillars of BIRTHFIT (fitness, nutrition, chiropractic, and mindset) and how each of these pillars helps moms prepare for birth and postpartum. You'll learn how to take charge of your body and your decisions so you can have a more empowered pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. This interview is real, raw, and gets straight to the point. You'll walk away with actions steps that you can implement today to have a better birth. Dr. Lindsey Mathews, DC's bio: Dr. Lindsey Mathews, DC is the founder and CEO of BIRTHFIT. Lindsey is a chiropractor that specializes in the biomechanics and movement patterns of the human body, while also restoring mechanical integrity of the nervous system. Dr. Lindsey believes that we are born to move and that movement is life. On the field, behind the screen, and everyday, Dr. Lindsey has witnessed the endless capabilities of the human body. Her path has lead her to her Venice, CA, where she leads BIRTHFIT HQ,

  • #052: VBACs (preparation, recovery, advice) with Elizabeth Quinn
    #052: VBACs (preparation, recovery, advice) with Elizabeth Quinn
    Duração: 49min | 17/01/2017

    Join Stephanie as she interviews Elizabeth Quinn, mom of four and ICAN chapter leader, to discuss vaginal birth after cesearan (VBACs). You'll be inspired by Elizabeth's story and learn about VBAC safety, concerns, preparation, and strategies for healing physically and emotionally from your past birth(s). She also shares her favorite resources to help moms learn about their options and provides advice on finding a supportive provider. Elizabeth Quinn's bio: Elizabeth Quinn and her husband, Percy are raising their children in Jackson, Mississippi. They have four children: daughters Chesley, 7 years old, Anders 5 years old, and Adella 2.5 years old and they just welcomed their son on July 1, Sims McCallum. Elizabeth had a unnecessary section with her first child and a repeat section with her second before finding ICAN. It was with the support of her ICAN chapter that she went for and achieved a vba2c with her third and fourth children. She is chapter leader of ICAN of Jackson, Mississippi and active in the birt

  • #051: Feminine Super Power Year [with Christine Arylo]
    #051: Feminine Super Power Year [with Christine Arylo]
    Duração: 01h03min | 03/01/2017

    Join Aglaée as she interviews Christine Arylo to talk about your Inner Mean Girl(s) might have been running your past year and how to access your Inner Wisdom (yes, you have it) to start the coming year. Christine also share her favorite daily morning practice and gives you some double dares that I also dare you to take in 2017!

  • #050: Against Doctors Orders [incredibly inspiring story with Ali Barton]
    #050: Against Doctor's Orders [incredibly inspiring story with Ali Barton]
    Duração: 01h03min | 20/12/2016

    Join Aglaée as she interviews Ali Barton who tells her incredibly inspiring story. This is a MUST listen! We also talk about organ donation, Ali's surrogate pregnancy, the biggest lesson she wants to teach her kids, how her mindset kept her going and how she gives us permission to complain and not compare our struggles.

  • #049: BLW in the kitchen [recipes and tips with Jessica Coll]
    #049: BLW in the kitchen [recipes and tips with Jessica Coll]
    Duração: 45min | 06/12/2016

    Join Aglaée as she interviews registered dietitian and BLW expert Jessica Coll to talk about Baby-Led Weaning and share practical tips and even recipes for you and your little ones. More specifically, we cover the introduction of meat, how to ensure babies get enough iron, how to introduce leafy greens BLW-style and how to make eating out easier. Enjoy the listen! :) Jessica Coll's bio: Jessica Coll is obsessed with food. That is probably why she spent more than a thousand hours studying breasts. In addition to being a registered dietitian, she became a lactation consultant because breastmilk is a human being’s very first experience with food. Listen to this: everyone’s first real relationship is with food, from the womb to the spoon. For lots of us in North America, that relationship is troubled from day one. This is a story most people are trying to rewrite for the rest of their lives. As a parent, you are in the most powerful position to help your baby transform this relationship into a love story. One tha

  • 048: Yoga for moms with Amelia Barnes (and a few words about baby loss and ICP)
    048: Yoga for moms with Amelia Barnes (and a few words about baby loss and ICP)
    Duração: 51min | 22/11/2016

    Join Aglaée as she interviews Amelia Barnes to first talk about the benefits of yoga for moms and the important role yoga has played in her life, including during both of her pregnancies and postpartum periods. In the second part of the interview, you will learn about Amelia's incredibly inspiring story with her first baby, Landon, unexpectedly passing away only 4 days after he was born and how he saved his sister's life. Enjoy the listen! :) Amelia Barnes's bio: Amelia Kathryn Barnes is a yoga teacher, retreat facilitator and small business owner. She teaches at Moksha Yoga Winnipeg and is a guide at the yoga and wellness website oneOeight.com. She is also the creator of PranaVidaStyle, a unique line of inspired and Canadian-made yoga apparel. Amelia lives in Winnipeg, Canada with her husband Justin, daughter Lily and their big white mutt Cody. Amelia Barnes TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [3:27] Welcome Amelia! - Let's talk about yoga for moms! How she got started with yoga Pros and cons of practicing at home

  • #047: High-Risk Pregnancies [with Parijat Deshpande]
    #047: High-Risk Pregnancies [with Parijat Deshpande]
    Duração: 54min | 08/11/2016

    Join Aglaée as she interviews Parijat Deshpande about high-risk pregnancies and the importance of emotional health and stress reduction during that crucial time of your life. Whether you are experiencing a high-risk pregnancy or not, please give this episode a listen so you can share it with the moms who need it and I promise you'll also learn a few practical tips to apply to your life today (pregnant or not!). Enjoy the listen! :) Parijat Deshpande's bio: Parijat Deshpande is the leading perinatal wellness expert who specializes in working with women during a high-risk pregnancy. She educates and guides women on how to manage their stress and anxiety so they can have healthier pregnancies, decrease their risk of preterm birth and give their baby a healthy start to life. Parijat is a clinically trained therapist, a women’s wellness expert and an experienced speaker on the impact of stress on health and wellness. She has over 4 years of experience as a Psychology Lecturer UC Berkeley and is the founder of MySa

  • #46: The Fourth Trimester [with Lisa Chin]
    #46: The Fourth Trimester [with Lisa Chin]
    Duração: 45min | 25/10/2016

    Join Aglaée as she interviews Lisa Chin to learn more about her best tips for the fourth trimester. In this episode, we talk about a lot of interesting and time-proven Chinese traditions as well as concrete practical tips to get the nutrition your need for your postpartum recovery in today's modern world. And don't forget to sign up for her Fourth Trimester Summit happening Nov 8-18, 2016! Enjoy the listen! :) Lisa Chin's bio: Lisa Chin is a holistic mama to a happy two year old girl. Motherhood has profoundly changed who she is, how she sees the world and the mark she wants to leave. She seeks to live an inspired life of mothering, writing, and pursuing what calls to be created. When she's not wrangling spreadsheets or her toddler, she can be found writing for her blog, Lisa for Real (lisaforreal.com), where she share her thoughts on fierce femininity, eureka moments and lessons in self-awareness. Her latest project is the Fourth Trimester Summit where Lisa interviews over 40 experts in women's health, infan

  • #45: Stephanies Postpartum Plan
    #45: Stephanie's Postpartum Plan
    Duração: 28min | 11/10/2016

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they talk about Stephanie's postpartum plan TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [1:35] Happy 2nd birthday to our boys! [2:33] Final preparation before giving birth [6:26] Stephanie's birth [8:18] Stephanie's reasons for choosing a homebirth [12:08] What to do with other kids during labor [16:03] Practical tips to help older children adjust to the transition [20:04] Foods for the postpartum period [23:00] What Stephanie plans to do differently this time [28:08] Outro Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Steph's Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée's Free 7-day Bloat-Free Forever Online Course   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purposes only.  

  • #44: Stephanies second pregnancy
    #44: Stephanie's second pregnancy
    Duração: 37min | 27/09/2016

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they talk about Stephanie's second pregnancy, how it's different than her first, what she's been eating, her exercise routine, her supplements and her best tips for first time and second time moms. TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [2:39] Updates on Stephanie's pregnancy [3:50] How her second pregnancy is different than the first (by trimester) [15:01] Successes during this pregnancy [18:22] Struggles during this pregnancy [19:50] Stephanie's pregnancy diet [23:51] Stephanie's exercise routine [27:07] Stephanie's supplementation [30:28] Tips for first time moms [32:39] Tips for second time moms [36:20] Outro Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Belly mapping Supplements: see this page Steph's Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée's Free 7-day Bloat-Free Forever Online Course   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose,

  • #43: Nourishing  Nurturing Your Marriage
    #43: Nourishing & Nurturing Your Marriage
    Duração: 41min | 13/09/2016

    Join Aglaée as she interviews Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby about a very important topic that is not directly related to nutrition but that can make a tremendous impact on your health and that of the whole family: your marriage (or any other kinds of relationships)!  In this episode, you'll learn about how becoming parents can affect your marriage (although you might already have noticed it yourself!), what common pitfalls to avoid, strategies to better nourish and nurture your marriage and when to know you need professional help. Enjoy the listen! :)   Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby's bio: Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a board certified life coach, and the founder and clinical director of Growing Self Counseling and coaching in Denver, Colorado. Though her practice is based in Denver she works with clients all over the US and internationally through online video. She's also the host of the Love, Happiness and Success podcast, and award-winning author of "Exaholics: Breaking your addiction t

  • #42: QA Episode [Controversial Foods During Pregnancy: Liver + Kombucha]
    #42: Q&A Episode [Controversial Foods During Pregnancy: Liver + Kombucha]
    Duração: 30min | 30/08/2016

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they answer questions about controversial foods during pregnancy, specifically liver and kombucha! TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [2:08] Steph's updates [3:52] Aglaée's updates [8:35] Question: Is liver safe during pregnancy? [21:45] Question: Is kombucha safe during pregnancy? [29:40] Outro Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Kombucha during pregnancy Vitamin A during pregnancy Vitamins for fetal development Steph's Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée's Free 7-day Bloat-Free Forever Online Course   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purposes only.

  • #41: QA Episode [Formula Options + Milk Alternatives]
    #41: Q&A Episode [Formula Options + Milk Alternatives]
    Duração: 36min | 16/08/2016

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they answer questions about formula options and milk alternatives.  TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [1:55] Steph's updates [8:24] Aglaée's updates [13:02] Question: What is the best formula option for my daughter who is weaning? [25:23] Question: What is the best milk replacement for kids? [35:38] Outro Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Doula recommended training potty Dairy Free Milk Alteratives Episode 010: 7 superfoods for supermoms Steph's Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée's Free 7-day Bloat-Free Forever Online Course   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purposes only.

  • #040: QA Episode [prenatals  1st trimester nutrition]
    #040: Q&A Episode [prenatals & 1st trimester nutrition]
    Duração: 34min | 02/08/2016

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they answer questions about prenatals and first trimester nutrition.  TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [2:04] Steph's updates [8:02] Aglaée's updates [9:31] Question: What prenatal vitamins is best? Are they really necessary? [24:02] Question: What are your best tips for first trimester nutrition? [33:03] Outro Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Episode 010: 7 superfoods for supermoms Steph's Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée's Free 7-day Bloat-Free Forever Online Course   Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website are not meant to be substituted for medical advice, shouldn’t be used to diagnose, treat or cure any conditions, and are intended for general information purposes only.

  • #039: QA Episode [healthy eating on a budget]
    #039: Q&A Episode [healthy eating on a budget]
    Duração: 37min | 19/07/2016

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they do a long overdue Q&A episode! Today, they only cover one question but it's a good one. ;) Listen their many very useful and practical tips to help you and your family eat real food frugally. They cover how to save money on your protein, produce and other real food, in addition to many other ways to make more room in your budget for what matters the most to you. Enjoy the listen and let us know what your best tips are to eat healthy on a budget!  (in the comments below or over here on facebook) TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [1:55] Steph's updates [10:50] Aglaée's updates [13:13] Question: What are your best tips to eat real food for your family frugally? [37:10] Outro Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher! Shownotes: Steph's Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook Aglaée's Free 7-day Bloat-Free Forever Online Course EWG's Dirty 12 & Clean 15 Food Lists Thrive Market Podcast on DIY fermentation  Disclaimer Please remember that the vi

  • #038: Sleep  Autoimmunity for Busy Moms with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne
    #038: Sleep & Autoimmunity for Busy Moms with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne
    Duração: 01h02min | 05/07/2016

    Join us as Aglaée interviews Dr. Sarah Ballantyne to learn more about the importance of preventing autoimmune conditions for moms and their family. In this episode, you'll also get answers to the million dollar question "How can mom improve their sleep?" and many practical steps to make it happen.  Enjoy the listen and don't forget to check out Sarah's Go To Bed program! Dr. Sarah Ballantyne’ bio: Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. is the creator of the award-winning online resource www.ThePaleoMom.com; cohost of the syndicated top-rated The Paleo View Podcast; New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Approach, The Paleo Approach Cookbook and The Healing Kitchen, and creator of the online program Go To Bed. Sarah earned her doctorate degree in medical biophysics at the age of 26 and spent the next four years doing research on critical care medicine, innate immunity, gene therapy and cell biology, earning a variety of awards for research excellence along the way.  Sarah’s transition from academic researcher to

  • #037: Self-care for busy moms
    #037: Self-care for busy moms
    Duração: 56min | 21/06/2016

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they talk about their daily routines and how they both make sure to include time for self-care on a regular basis. Many moms feel guilty and selfish for taking time for themselves and create boundaries, but it is a true necessity for all moms. Including you! :) In this episode, you'll see how starting our routine the night makes a big difference. You'll also hear many different examples and see that there is no one right way to incorporate more self-care into your days. Hopefully this episode will give you the inspiration and motivation to make sure you give yourself the time and space to take a break from your many roles (mom, wife, professional...) for a few hours a week so you can breathe and just be yourself. Enjoy the listen and let us know what your self-care practice looks like!  (in the comments below or over here on facebook) TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [1:42] Steph's updates [4:38] Aglaée's updates [13:50] Tips to establish a daily routine [17:54] Steph's daily routine [31

  • #036: Red Meat, Eating Local and Sustainability with Diana Rodgers
    #036: Red Meat, Eating Local and Sustainability with Diana Rodgers
    Duração: 55min | 07/06/2016

    Join us as we talk about everything sustainability! In this episode, Aglaée interviews Diana Rodgers. Learn about simple and easy steps you can take towards a more sustainable life, how red meat can be good for your health and the environment and how to source better quality foods locally. We have the power to save the world with the food we put on your plate, so let's get started today. Enjoy the listen! Diana Rodgers’ bio: Diana Rodgers is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner living on a working organic farm outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She has written two books and hosts the Sustainable Dish podcast where she interviews experts in eco-living, nutrition, and food production. On her blog, SustainableDish.com, Diana shares recipes and information on living a more sustainable life. She sees patients in person and via Skype. Diana Rodgers, NTP, RD TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [1:49] Updates and the importance of self-care! [5:47] Diana Rodgers' bio and overview of today's episode [9

  • #35: Healthy Eating for Busy Moms
    #35: Healthy Eating for Busy Moms
    Duração: 48min | 24/05/2016

    Join us as we share our favorite tips to eat healthy even as busy moms! In this episode, Stephanie and Aglaée share their secrets to eat healthy foods while running around a toddler and working. Learn about our must-have ingredients and convenience foods in the kitchen, how we plan our meals, how we batch cook, how we make our time in the kitchen more enjoyable and our top 3 favorite quick and simple meals that can be put together in fewer than 5 minutes! We share lots of personal examples and practical tips. Enjoy the listen! TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [2:42] Our updates [10:59] How we stock up our kitchen with real food [25:38] How we plan our meals for the week [34:39] How batch cooking can save you time during the week [37:50] How to make your time in the kitchen more enjoyable [40:40] Our 3 favorite quick go-to meals [48:00] Outro Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher!   Shownotes: The Instant-Pot Steph's blog post about meal prep Steph's blog post about meal planning for breast

  • #034: Picky Eaters with Danielle Binns, Part 2
    #034: Picky Eaters with Danielle Binns, Part 2
    Duração: 38min | 10/05/2016

    Join us as we talk about picky eaters! In this two part episode, Stephanie interviews Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert and Certified Nutrition Practitioner Danielle Binns. On this episode, Danielle discusses picky eaters that are on the bottom of growth charts. You’ll also learn how to work with your pediatrician; problems with the traditional recommendations for gaining weight; reasons why a child may be underweight; protein requirements for kids and ways to ensure intake; why kids throw food on the floor and play with their food; how sign language can help picky eaters and so much more! You’ll walk alway from this episode equipped with tons of strategies for making healthy eating more fun and less stressful! We share lots of personal examples and practical tips. Enjoy the listen! Danielle Binns’ bio: Danielle Binns (CNP) is a Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert.  More importantly, she’s a mom who gets it.  Motherhood is difficult in its own right.  But when your child doesn’t ea

  • #033: Picky Eaters with Danielle Binns, Part 1
    #033: Picky Eaters with Danielle Binns, Part 1
    Duração: 39min | 26/04/2016

    Join us as we talk about picky eaters! In this two part episode, Stephanie interviews Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert and Certified Nutrition Practitioner Danielle Binns. On this first episode, Danielle shares her inspiring story of how she helped her picky eater become an adventurous eater. You'll also learn how to identify if your child is a "picky eater," a "problem eater," or is just going through a phase; how mom's diet while pregnant and nursing can influence a child's taste preferences; what "typical" eating looks like for a child; what Danielle's kids eat; and common mistakes parents make with picky eaters. You'll walk alway from this episode equipped with tons of strategies for making healthy eating more fun and less stressful! We share lots of personal examples and practical tips. Enjoy the listen! Danielle Binns’ bio: Danielle Binns (CNP) is a Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert.  More importantly, she’s a mom who gets it.  Motherhood is difficult in its own right.  Bu

  • #032: Adrenal Fatigue for Tired Moms
    #032: Adrenal Fatigue for Tired Moms
    Duração: 47min | 12/04/2016

    Join us as we discuss everything related to adrenal fatigue (or HPA axis dysfunction to be more precise). In this episode, Aglaée interviews registered dietitian and co-creator of My Paleo Rehab for Adrenal Fatigue Program Laura Schoenfeld.  Learn what the HPA axis is and how it works in your body, see if you have some of the common signs and symptoms, discover easy ways to tweak your diet to better support your adrenals, which supplements to add and other simple but effective lifestyle strategies to have more energy to do everything real food mamas like us do to care for ourselves and all of our family!  A lot of the info shared in this podcast might actually surprise you. Enjoy the listen! :)   Laura Schoenfeld's bio: Laura Schoenfeld is a registered dietitian trained in functional medical nutrition therapy. She helps her clients identify and implement diet and lifestyle changes that will allow them to live their healthiest, fittest, symptom-free life, without being consumed by thoughts of food and exercise

  • #031: The first trimester
    #031: The first trimester
    Duração: 41min | 29/03/2016

    We have exciting news for you! Join us to hear the special news and listen to our topic of the week, the first trimester. In this episode, we share our stories about navigating the emotional and physical challenges associated with the first trimester. You'll hear us discuss the struggles we faced, what we did to overcome the symptoms (morning sickness and fatigue), and additional challenges for moms of multiples. We also provide a few words of wisdom as well as suggestions on what we would do differently for future babies. If you're a mama-to-be, are currently in your first trimester, or enjoy reminiscing about your pregnancy, you'll enjoy this one!   TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [1:52] Steph's Updates [5:15] Aglaee's Updates [8:26] Steph's First Trimester Story (first baby) [15:15] Steph's First Trimester Story (second baby) [23:35] Aglaee's First Trimester Story [37:00] Things we would do differently in the first trimester   Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher!   Shownotes: Wax block

  • #030: A Natural Approach to Fertility
    #030: A Natural Approach to Fertility
    Duração: 46min | 15/03/2016

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Bridgit Danner to talk about natural approaches to fertility such as acupuncture, chiropractic work, herbs, nutrition, and more! Bridgit also opens up and shares her struggle with postpartum depression and what helped her get through it. If you're interested in learning about holistic therapies, this is the show for you! Have you used any of these alternative treatments while trying to conceive or while you were pregnant? Was this episode helpful? Let us know in the comments below or reach us on our Facebook page. Bridgit Danners’s bio: Bridgit Danner runs an online women’s health community called Women’s Wellness Collaborative.  Through this community, she interviews experts in women's health through blogs, videos, podcasts and online summits. Bridgit Danner practiced Chinese Medicine for nearly 12 years and has performed over 12,000 treatments. She is also a certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition practitioner.  She has worked extensively in the fertility field, and h

  • #029: Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss
    #029: Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss
    Duração: 45min | 01/03/2016

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Brittany Randolph to talk about the options women have while going through a pregnancy loss, what bereavement doulas do, what physical, mental, and emotional changes happen when going through a loss, how a woman's partner grieves, helpful and hurtful things to do and say to someone going through a loss, resources for moms going through a loss, and more! Brittany Randolph’s bio: Brittany Randolph is trained and certified through Stillbirthday as a birth and bereavement doula. She is also trained and certified through DONA  as a birth doula and is a Lamaze trained Childbirth Educator. Brittany is also certified with AFPA as a prenatal and postnatal personal trainer. She has a passion for helping women, especially in the areas of pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. She is married to her best friend and husband since 2010, and has 2 daughters who are the lights of their lives. Brittany has given birth 3 times, and has suffered 6 losses. Her birth experiences include n

  • #028: Fearless Fermentation for the Whole Family
    #028: Fearless Fermentation for the Whole Family
    Duração: 37min | 16/02/2016

    Join us as we discuss how to improve your health with fermented foods, which include sauerkraut, kombucha, kefir, kimchi and yogurt. In this episode, Aglaée interviews Sarah Ramsden and talk about what fermented foods are, how they can benefit your whole family and how to overcome your fear of making your own fermented foods. We also cover the safety of fermented foods for pregnant women, little ones and the whole family. Which fermented foods have you tasted? And have you ever tried fermenting foods at home? Let us know in the comments below or reach us on our facebook page.   Sarah Ramsden's bio: Sarah Ramsden is a Personal Coach and Nutritionist who believes that taking control of your health, is like a gateway drug for taking control of the rest of your life. She is obsessed with fermented foods, and is the creator of “Fearless Fermentation”, where she provides online fermentation classes for beginners that dispel myths, and break through the worry of things going moldy. Her goal is to get fermented foods

  • #027: QA episode
    #027: Q&A episode
    Duração: 45min | 02/02/2016

    Join us as we answer your questions! Aglaée and Stephanie reunite for this special Q&A episode. We may surprise you with some of our answers! We discuss whether or not sushi is safe to eat while pregnant, things you can do to prepare (both mentally and physically) for a VBAC, and what babies supplies you actually need versus what society tells you that you need. TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [2:12] Steph's Updates [6:12] Aglaée's Updates [14:20] Question #1: Is sushi okay to eat while you're pregnant? [20:40] Question #2: What are the best ways to prepare (mentally and physically) for a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean)? [29:15] Question #3: What baby supplies do you actually need versus what society tells you that you need?   Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher!   Shownotes: https://paleomag.wufoo.com/forms/z1gfa3te0l6q8tl/ http://www.mamanatural.com/vbac/ http://www.ican-online.org/ https://mamas.whole30.com/products-we-love/ http://rockyourhormones.com/products/ http://realfood

  • #026: Body Image for Moms
    #026: Body Image for Moms
    Duração: 55min | 19/01/2016

    Join us in this episode where we discuss body image for moms with body image coach Summer Innanen. Find out why moms are under such pressure to look a certain way and how to surround yourself with more positive messaging, how to find internal validation for your worthiness, how to stop comparing yourself, whether you should get rid of your scale and how to make time for self-care in your life for the betterment of yourself and your whole family. Summer Innanen's bio: Summer Innanen is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Body Image Coach, specializing in helping women break free of chronic dieting. She helps women all over the world to ditch their diet demons, amp up their confidence, and break free of deprivation and guilt through her private and group coaching at summerinnanen.com. She is the best-selling author of Body Image Remix: Embrace your body and unleash the fierce confident woman within and creator of the 21 Step Body Image Remix, a life-changing 21 day program that helps women to build unabas

  • #025: Natural Birth in the Hospital: Part 2
    #025: Natural Birth in the Hospital: Part 2
    Duração: 31min | 05/01/2016

    Join us as we talk about how to have a natural birth in the hospital! In this episode, Stephanie interviews Cori Gentry, a certified childbirth educator, to discuss how to have a more “natural birth” in the hospital. Women have a wide range of options when it comes to where they want to give birth and who they want on their birth team. Ultimately, the best choice is whatever mom and her family feel comfortable with. We’ve talked about home births on past episodes, so today we want to open up the conversation and discuss hospital births. If a woman wants to have a natural birth, but feels more comfortable in the hospital, there are a few important things she needs to keep in mind. This episode will help you feel more educated and empowered in the hospital whether or not a natural birth is your end goal.     Cori Gentry’s bio: Cori Gentry is the owner of Birth Chemistry Birth Classes and is a certified Birth Boot Camp natural childbirth educator and an Evidence Based Birth instructor. She offers 10 week natura

  • #024: Natural Birth in the Hospital: Part 1
    #024: Natural Birth in the Hospital: Part 1
    Duração: 38min | 22/12/2015

    In this episode, Stephanie interviews Cori Gentry, a certified childbirth educator, to discuss how to have a more “natural birth” in the hospital. Women have a wide range of options when it comes to where they want to give birth and who they want on their birth team. Ultimately, the best choice is whatever mom and her family feel comfortable with. We’ve talked about home births on past episodes, so today we want to open up the conversation and discuss hospital births. If a woman wants to have a natural birth, but feels more comfortable in the hospital, there are a few important things she needs to keep in mind. This episode will help you feel more educated and empowered in the hospital whether or not a natural birth is your end goal.   Cori Gentry's bio: Cori Gentry is the owner of Birth Chemistry Birth Classes and is a certified Birth Boot Camp natural childbirth educator and an Evidence Based Birth instructor. She offers 10 week natural childbirth classes, 6 week home birth preparation classes, and Evidenc

  • #023: Natural Remedies for Kids
    #023: Natural Remedies for Kids
    Duração: 34min | 08/12/2015

    Join us as we talk about natural remedies for kids! In this episode, Aglaée continue interviewing her birth doula and naturopathic doctor, Dr. Shivaune Wright, to learn more about natural ways to care for your little ones and the whole family. We discuss natural remedies for: colds & flus, bumps & bruises, cuts & scratches, diaper rash, gut bug, and constipation. We also have an important discussion about the role of fever that you will not want to miss! Be prepared to learn a lot and make sure you grab your pen and notebook to take notes on how to build your own natural medicine cabinet. Dr Shivaune Wright's bio: Dr Shivaune Wright is a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, and Birth Doula, registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, a rigorous 4-year full-time program, as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education from Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr Wri

  • #22: Natural ways to boost your familys immunity
    #22: Natural ways to boost your family's immunity
    Duração: 33min | 24/11/2015

    Join us as we talk about natural ways to boost your family's immunity! In this episode, Aglaée interviews her birth doula, Dr. Shivaune Wright, and discuss how the immune system works and what we can do to boost our immunity using foods and other natural strategies to keep the whole family healthy this winter and all year round. Dr Shivaune Wright's bio: Dr Shivaune Wright is a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, and Birth Doula, registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, a rigorous 4-year full-time program, as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education from Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr Wright has a general family practice in Ajax and East Toronto, with an interest in pregnancy & postpartum health, pediatrics, hormonal disturbances, stress management, digestive and immune health, detoxification, weight management, fertility. She is an active member of the Pedi

  • #021: Postpartum Weight Loss
    #021: Postpartum Weight Loss
    Duração: 40min | 10/11/2015

    Join us as we talk about postpartum weight loss! Stephanie and Aglaée understand the physical, mental, and emotional struggles surrounding postpartum body image and weight. Every mom is different and will experience this transition in their own unique way.  On this episode, we break down myths about breastfeeding and weight loss, discuss hormonal implications for weight loss, share our personal stories, and provide strategies for healthy postpartum weight loss. TIMESTAMPS: [0:00] Intro [3:00] Stephanie's updates [7:40] Aglaée's updates [11:05] Intro to postpartum hormones [17:30] Stephanie's story on postpartum weight loss [25:05] Aglaée's story on postpartum weight loss [33:20] 5 strategies for healthy postpartum weight loss   SHOWNOTES: Great read: Why Didn't I Lose Weight While Breastfeeding? Aglaée's furniture-free living room Stephanie's new program: Healthy Mama, happy baby Learn more at RockYourHormones.com or Whole30.com/hmhb Disclaimer Please remember that the views on this podcast and website

  • #020 - Co-sleeping
    #020 - Co-sleeping
    Duração: 45min | 27/10/2015

    Join Stephanie Greunke, MS, RD and Aglaée Jacob, MS, RD as they share their latest updates and adventures with co-sleeping.  If you're feeling alone in your struggle to get sleep as a new mom or are second-guessing your choice to co-sleep, you won't want to miss this episode. Stephanie and Aglaée discuss their personal struggles and experimentation with various infant sleep methods. You'll learn sleep strategies that work the best for them, which result in less tears and more sleep for the entire family.  TIMESTAMPS [0:00] Intro [2:23] Steph's Updates [10:30] Aglaée's Updates [21:00] Steph's baby sleep story [33:30] Aglaée's baby sleep story

  • #019- Elimination Communication (EC or Infant Potty Training) with Andrea Olson
    #019- Elimination Communication (EC or Infant Potty Training) with Andrea Olson
    Duração: 54min | 13/10/2015

    Join us in this episode as we learn more about EC (Elimination Communication) or infant potty training. Did you know that children are now in diapers until the age of 36-38 months today while they used to be potty trained before the age of 18 months back in 1957? Elimination communication is a gentle way to help your baby and toddler not only learn about how to get rid of diapers more quickly but most importantly to empower him or her to better communicate about the basic need to eliminate. Listen to our interview with Andrea Olson, a mom of 3 and an expert on the topic, to see how you can incorporate EC in your life. Andrea Olson's bio: Andrea Olson, M.A., is a pioneer in helping parents reduce diaper dependence with any age child or baby, from birth through toddlerhood. She has her Master’s Degree in Psychology and presently lives in Asheville, NC, with her husband and children. She is author of three books: Go Diaper Free, a simple handbook for elimination communication for 0-18 month babies, The Tiny Pott

  • #018: Diastasis Recti, Core, and Pelvic Floor with Wendy Powell from the MuTu System
    #018: Diastasis Recti, Core, and Pelvic Floor with Wendy Powell from the MuTu System
    Duração: 41min | 29/09/2015

    Core and pelvic floor health is something that is often not considered during their pregnancy; however, during the postpartum period mom’s may notice that they still look pregnant, experience a little leaking when laughing or working out, or have pain in their back or lower body. It’s really important to address these issues to feel your very best! Wendy breaks down this complex topic and provides practical tips and inspiration. This is a must listen for pregnant women and women in the postpartum. Even if you don’t think you’re dealing with core or pelvic floor issues, you’ll want to tune into to understand how you can reduce or prevent problems in the future. We know you’ll love Wendy’s positive and empowering message!   Wendy’s Bio:  Wendy is an expert in postpartum and postpregnancy exercise, and after working with thousands of women who suffer from Mummy Tummy (aka pregnancy belly and weak pelvic floor), she realized how misinformed most of them were, specifically when it came to exactly how their abdomin

  • #017: PCOS with Stefani Ruper
    #017: PCOS with Stefani Ruper
    Duração: 52min | 15/09/2015

    Join us in this episode as we learn more about PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), one of the most prevalent hormonal imbalances and top cause of infertility and subfertility in women. This interview with Stefani Ruper from Paleo for Women will help you better understand what PCOS is, how to determine your personal PCOS type, the optimal way to eat with PCOS, how to balance your hormones naturally, if PCOS is reversible and the 3 top strategies to manage your PCOS symptoms and boost your fertility. Stefani Ruper's bio: Stefani Ruper is the author of the best-selling paleo women’s health manifesto Sexy by Nature: The Whole Foods Solution to Radiant Health, Lifelong Sex Appeal and Soaring Confidence. She is the voice behind the Paleo for Women blog and The Paleo Women Podcast. Stefani holds degrees from Dartmouth College and Boston University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in philosophy at Oxford University in Oxford, England. Stefani Ruper talks about PCOS TIMESTAMPS [1:28] Stephanie's update [6:10] Aglaée'

  • #016: Making Baby/Toddler Food Fun and Easy with Rochelle Serna
    #016: Making Baby/Toddler Food Fun and Easy with Rochelle Serna
    Duração: 53min | 01/09/2015

    Join us as we talk about fun, simple and creative way to nourish you baby and toddler. In this episode, we discuss food introduction, the differences between feeding an infant and a toddler, fun feeding products, tips and tricks for dining out, preventing fussy eaters and Rochelle's 3 top tips for successful infant & toddler feeding. For more about Baby-Led Weaning, we also suggest you have a listen to episode 014. Rochelle's bio: Rochelle Serna is a nutritional therapist with a background in child & family development. She combines ancestral nutrition, the newest science, & a holistic approach to provide nourishing tools for natural fertility, pregnancy, & healthy babies. Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. Shownotes Rochelle's blog Wean Green glass locks containers Prince Lionheart suction cup table mat Lobster chair Dr. Bobby G Rochelle's mama manifesto: I'm not sure why people insist on telling me that I'm denying my son experiences, or that he'll sneak cand

  • #015: Gestational Diabetes with Lily Nichols
    #015: Gestational Diabetes with Lily Nichols
    Duração: 01h06min | 18/08/2015

    Join us as we discuss everything about gestational diabetes with Lily Nichols. In this episode, you'll learn about what it is, if you're at risk, the screening options, nutritional ketosis, why the conventional nutritional guidelines for gestational diabetes fail and how to eat to prevent and better control gestational diabetes. Don't miss out on this very important information because your blood sugar levels have a tremendous impact over your health and that of your baby. Be sure to share this podcast episode with any of your pregnant friends to raise awareness about the most effective and natural method to manage gestational diabetes. Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor whose approach to nutrition embraces real food, integrative medicine, and mindfulness. Her popular blog, www.PilatesNutritionist.com, explores a variety of topics related to real food nutrition, digestive health, and pregnancy. Lily's book

  • #014: Baby-Led Weaning with Dr. Salib-Huber
    #014: Baby-Led Weaning with Dr. Salib-Huber
    Duração: 55min | 04/08/2015

    Join us as we discuss baby-led weaning and answer your questions about infant feeding! You'll find out when the best time is to introduce food, the benefits of baby-led weaning over traditional pureed food, the best first foods and foods to avoid, the science of and how to deal with choking and gagging, introducing allergens, how much to feed, how to manage solid intake with breastfeeding and formula, and more! Whether you are still waiting on introducing solid food or are currently introducing solids to your baby, you won't want to miss this informative and entertaining discussion! TIMESTAMP: Steph’s Updates [1:02] Aglaée’s Updates [7:28] Dr. Salib-Huber’s Bio [8:50] What is baby-led weaning [10:30] When is a baby ready for solid food? [11:45] Gut maturity in babies [19:40] Benefits of baby-led weaning [22:14] Choking and gagging [28:22] Best first foods [34:48] Foods to avoid/allergens [43:01]  Overfeeding/Underfeeding [49:00] Baby-led weaning and nursing [51:25]  BIO: Dr. Jennifer Salib-Huber's  Dr. Jennif

  • #013: Fertility with Dr. Cabeca
    #013: Fertility with Dr. Cabeca
    Duração: 54min | 21/07/2015

    Join us as we talk to Dr. Anna Cabeca, an expert in women’s health and functional medicine, about fertility! We discuss what fertility/infertility means and signs to look out for, why we are seeing so much infertility, things the partner can do to increase his fertility, aging and fertility, stress and infertility, how to talk to someone struggling with infertility, and a whole lot more! You’ll learn valuable tips, supplements ideas, and changes you can make to your lifestyle TODAY to have a healthy baby. Dr. Cabeca's bio: Dr. Anna Cabeca is an expert in Women’s health and Functional Medicine. She is an Emory University trained, board certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician, and board certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. She specializes in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives for optimal aging and high performance. Dr. Cabeca’s years of experience in her private practice along with her own journey of transformation has placed her as one of the most in-demand speaker

  • #012: Interview with Stacy Toth
    #012: Interview with Stacy Toth
    Duração: 39min | 07/07/2015

    Join us to get many useful tips and wisdom from Stacy Toth, from the Paleo Parents. In this interview, you'll learn concrete ways to help transition your family to a real food based diet, how to eat real food while on the road, how to prioritize self-care even for moms and a few tips for breastfeeding moms. Please share your own tips and comments below, we'd love to hear from you! [3:48] Transitioning the family to a real food based diet [24:18] Eating real food on the road [29:26] The importance of self-care for moms [33:43] Tips for breastfeeding moms Stacy’s bio Husband and wife, Stacy Toth and Matthew McCarry blog together at the popular website, PaleoParents.com. They co-host and produce the top rated syndicated podcast, The Paleo View as well as authored bestselling cookbooks, Eat Like a Dinosaur, a recipe & guidebook for gluten-free kids, Beyond Bacon, Paleo Recipes that Respect the Whole Hog, and Real Life Paleo,Recipes, Meals, and Practical Tips That Follow an Easy Three-Phased Approach to Health

  • #011: Interview with Dr. Alessandra Wall - The Thriving Parent
    #011: Interview with Dr. Alessandra Wall - The Thriving Parent
    Duração: 01h05min | 23/06/2015

    Join us as we talk to Dr. Alessandra Wall, a licensed clinical psychologist, who specializes in helping new parents not only survive, but THRIVE! If you’re feeling overbooked, underwhelmed, and out of focus you’ll enjoy Dr. Wall’s suggestions on how to create a more balanced, fulfilling life for you and your family. Many people want balance, health and a sense of control over their lives, but aren’t sure where to start or what they should be focusing their efforts and time on. Busy business owners and entrepreneurs who are struggling to juggle personal, familial and professional roles, and parents who are trying to define their needs while taking care of their families will gain a ton of insight and wisdom from this episode! Alessandra’s Bio: Alessandra Wall, Ph.D. is the Owner of Life in Focus Coaching. She is a wife, mother, Life coach, psychologist, CrossFit Coach and the Board Chair of Empower Charter School. Dr. Wall believes that life should be about thriving, not just getting by. She practices out of S

  • #010: Our 7 favorite superfoods for supermoms!
    #010: Our 7 favorite superfoods for supermoms!
    Duração: 49min | 09/06/2015

    Join us as we discuss our favorite superfoods for all of you supermoms! These foods are nutritional rockstars for nearly everyone, but especially for those wanting to become pregnant, are pregnant, or are nourishing their body with real food to help heal postpartum. We're sure you can probably guess one or two of these superfoods, but we've added some that you will definitely not find in the standard pregnancy nutrition books! Hopefully at least some of these foods will soon become new, delicious additions to your current diet! Listen in to hear our 7 superfood suggestions, recipe ideas, and ways we personally enjoy them in our diet! Then, let us know how you enjoy them through the comments section on our website! Find us at RealFoodMamasPodcast.com SHOWNOTES: Furniture-Free Living blog post from Aglaée Bone broth recipe Dirty 12 list from the EWG Chris Kresser: The little known (but crucial) difference between folate and folic acid 5 reasons why concerns about mercury in fish are misguided Why you should e

  • #009: QA episode: thyroid health, food sensitivities  snack ideas (grain-free, dairy-free and nut-free)
    #009: Q&A episode: thyroid health, food sensitivities & snack ideas (grain-free, dairy-free and nut-free)
    Duração: 41min | 26/05/2015

    Join the Real Food Mamas on our second Q&A episode where we answer your questions about thyroid health in the postpartum period, food sensitivities in kids, and real food snack ideas. [0:52] Steph’s Updates [2:58] Aglaée’s Updates [5:38] Question #1: Can you discuss hormonal imbalances and Hashimoto’s that manifests postpartum and what to do about it?  [20:02] Question #2: What do you do when your child becomes allergic to foods she used to enjoy? What can cause extreme highs/lows in my child’s behavior?  [32:48] Question #3: What are healthy snack ideas that pack a lot of calories for nursing mamas following a real food diet? SHOWNOTES: Postpartum thyroiditis information: 2011 Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Postpartum Grass-fed gelatin Great Lakes Gelatin green one = to dissolve in hot or cold liquids (smoothies) orange one = to make gummies Vital Protein Gelatin Homemade bone broth recipe Soil-based probi

  • #008: QA episode: safe teas, liver, sardines, tips to survive the 1st trimester, macro balance, and GBS testing
    #008: Q&A episode: safe teas, liver, sardines, tips to survive the 1st trimester, macro balance, and GBS testing
    Duração: 41min | 12/05/2015

    Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they answer your questions this week with their first Q&A episode!  We are happy to answer you questions about: 1. Favorite brands of tea, sardines, and ways to prepare liver 2. Tips for managing processed food cravings and the first trimester and macronutrient ranges in pregnancy 3. Group B-strep and natural prevention strategies Stay tuned for lots more question/answer sessions in the episodes to come!  [1:21] Steph’s Updates [7:44] Aglaée’s Updates [9:05] First Question: What are some ways to prepare liver? What are good types/brands of tea? What are your favorite brands of sardines? [19:03] Second Question: How do you avoid processed foods during pregnancy? Any tips for managing the first trimester? How should your balance of carbs, fat, and protein look like during pregnancy especially if you follow the paleo diet? [28:39] Third Question What are your thoughts/recommendations on Group B Strep? Besides a probiotic, is there anything else we can do diet-wise to treat and/or

  • #007: Interview with Chris Kresser
    #007: Interview with Chris Kresser
    Duração: 49min | 28/04/2015

    Join us on episode 7 where we interview Chris Kresser, a functional medicine practitioner. We discuss a fascinating theory about why preconception/prenatal health is so important, the best superfoods, supplements, and nutrients before and during pregnancy, the benefits of baby-led weaning versus pureed foods, the controversy regarding introducing allergenic foods early to avoid allergies later in life, and why self-care is so important for moms! [0:00] Introduction of today’s guest, Chris Kresser [1:00] Steph’s Updates [3:24] Aglaée’s updates [7:15] Chris Kresser’s Bio [9:08] Developmental Origins Theory - Why nutrition is important before and during your pregnancy [11:37] The most important foods/supplements to eat/take during pregnancy [19:48] Risks/benefits of fish during pregnancy [21:33] Starting solids: baby-led weaning vs. purees [24:50] Chris’ thoughts on introducing allergenic foods to avoid allergies later in life [26:33] Self-care tips for new moms [28:10] Recommendations for child spacing  [30:00]

  • #006: Postpartum depression, mood, and anxiety disorders: Interview with Gail Root, a Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health Expert
    #006: Postpartum depression, mood, and anxiety disorders: Interview with Gail Root, a Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health Expert
    Duração: 51min | 14/04/2015

    Join us on episode 6 as we talk openly with Gail Root, a pre and perinatal psychology and health expert, about what many moms really experience after childbirth. From the baby blues to postpartum psychosis, Gail helps us all understand what postpartum mood and anxiety disorders are, signs/symptoms to look out for, how friends/families can best help new moms, why these conditions are so under-diagnosed and under-treated, treatment options (including those suitable for breastfeeding women), and a ton of valuable resources!   Please listen and share this episode with as many people as you can. You can help us increase the awareness of this issue and make sure moms get the support they deserve. SHOWNOTES: Trailer: The Dark Side of the Moon(documentary about postpartum depression) Postpartum Support International (PSI) Get help: PSI Warmline In Canada: Pacific Postpartum Support Society The pamphlet Breaking the Silence: Understanding Postpartum Depression available here from Noodle Soup Most medications for PPD

  • #005: The Postpartum Period (Part 2: The First Six Months)
    #005: The Postpartum Period (Part 2: The First Six Months)
    Duração: 52min | 31/03/2015

    What are the first few months postpartum REALLY like? Steph and Aglaée get vulnerable and discuss their personal struggles, crazy thoughts, rollercoaster ride of emotions, and strategies for surviving the newborn phase and first few months. If you're a new mom, you'll resonate with the stories on this episode. If you're an expecting mom, you'll get a sense of what to expect. Join us as we share our eye-opening, humbling, real-life experiences. [0:00] Recap on last episode and need for more information about postpartum depression and anxiety disorders on this podcast. [1:32] Announce next show's expert, Gail Root, a pre & perinatal psychology and health expert. [1:58] Fact of the day - Postpartum support in other countries. [4:03] Aglaée's updates [7:45] Steph's updates [11:36] Listener feedback - breastfeeding struggles and support [14:45] Aglaée's postpartum story [34:48] Steph's postpartum story   SHOWNOTES: Trailer: The Dark Side of the Moon(documentary about postpartum depression) La Leche League Int

  • #004: The Postpartum Period (Part 1: The First Month)
    #004: The Postpartum Period (Part 1: The First Month)
    Duração: 54min | 17/03/2015

    Postpartum depression is an issue that isn’t often talked about because, let’s face it, it’s not glamorous. There is so much pressure and expectation to look like you have it all together as a new mom, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Steph and Aglaée tackle the myths and facts about postpartum depression, discuss their own experiences about surviving the first month, give tons of tips for dealing with postpartum depression and the postnatal period, and provide support for new moms who may be dealing with postpartum depression or those having trouble coping with the demands of being a new mom. [1:00] - A listener’s successful hospital birth story [8:00] - Postpartum depression facts and myths [11:00] - Postpartum depression risk factors  [14:00]  - Updates (6 month breastfeeding celebration, first foods) [20:00] - Steph’s postpartum and first month story  [29:00] - Aglaée’s postpartum and first month story [38:00] - Steph’s tips for the first month [48:00] - Aglaée’s tips for

  • #001: What is the Real Food Mamas podcast?
    #001: What is the Real Food Mamas podcast?
    Duração: 22min | 03/03/2015

    In this first episode of Real Food Mamas podcast, Stephanie and Aglaée introduce themselves and share their own struggles with fertility. They discuss what the show will and will not be about, how the show will flow, future topics, and experts they will be interviewing. It's a must listen! More info: http://realfoodmamaspodcast.com/

  • #003: Aglaées Homebirth Story
    #003: Aglaée's Homebirth Story
    Duração: 41min | 03/03/2015

    Have you ever been interested in having a homebirth? Are you curious about how homebirths work? In this episode, Aglaée opens up and shares her story. You'll learn about her experience with becoming and being pregnant, her decision to have a homebirth, the process she had working with midwives, the importance of social support during pregnancy, delivery, and after birth, her entire birth story, and lots more! You'll hear her talk about just how hard it was and her strategies for dealing with health practitioners who don't share your values. This epsiode provides listeners with an opportunity to get to know Aglaée as she opens up about her personal experiences and shares natural pregnancy/homebirth inspiration.  Read more about her homebirth: http://realfoodmamaspodcast.com/2015/02/28/episode-003-aglaees-homebirth-story/

  • #002: Stephs Home Waterbirth Story
    #002: Steph's Home Waterbirth Story
    Duração: 43min | 03/03/2015

    Have you ever been interested in having a homebirth? Are you curious about how homebirths or waterbirths work? In this episode, Steph opens up and shares her story. You'll learn about her experience with becoming and being pregnant, her decision to have a homebirth, the process she had working with midwives, the importance of social support during pregnancy, delivery, and after birth, her entire birth story, and lots more! You'll hear her talk about just how hard it was and her strategies for getting through the pain. This epsiode provides listeners with an opportunity to get to know Steph as she opens up about her personal experiences and shares natural pregnancy/homebirth inspiration.    Read more about her story and see pictures: http://realfoodmamaspodcast.com/2015/02/28/episode-002-stephanies-waterbirth-story/

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