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October 10, 2019
After deciding late in pregnancy to switch from hospital birth to homebirth Pallavi is ready and waiting...and waiting..and waiting. One week after her estimated due date Pallavi tries several natural efforts to get the birth ball rolling.   A few days later she begins to feel contractions and her labor journey is under way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 3, 2019
Jen McLellan is a birth professional, speaker,  blogger, founder of Plus Size Birth and host of the popular Plus Mommy Podcast. Jen joins us for an informative conversation regarding misconceptions about plus size birth, and shares valuable tips for women of size to have a healthy and empowered pregnancy,  birth and postpartum experience.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 26, 2019
Award winning fashion designer and interior designer Erin Fetherston joins the podcast to share her two distinctly unique pregnancy and birth stories.  Erin explains how she recovered from a physically traumatic first birth and found the healing and confidence to do it again, leading to a wild and unique second birth experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 19, 2019
Celebrity stylist, mompreneur and fellow podcaster Ali Levine gets REAL about motherhood, sharing her personal experiences in pregnancy, childbirth, and her struggle with Postpartum Depression. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 12, 2019
With so many important health decisions to make for their little ones, new parents typically research available options and make informed choices together with their medical providers. But, when it comes to childhood vaccination it has become practically taboo to look into risks and benefits or to consider options.  Dr. Bob Sears, a practicing pediatrician and author stops by for respectful conversation to help explain what vaccines are, how they work and some of the pros and cons of the options available today.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 5, 2019
A midwife is your primary care provider during your pregnancy and birth, a doula is a non-medical labor support person, and a monitrice is an interesting blend of these two roles. Midwife (and monitrice!) Abby Vidikan joins the podcast to explain and discuss.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 29, 2019
Ilana Muhlstein, M.S., R.D.N., is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Wellness Enthusiast and Educator, and has become one of the most sought-after weight loss experts and influencers around the world. Tune in as she gives us the tips and tricks to losing weight,maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and eating healthy throughout pregnancy.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 22, 2019
Pelvic floor health is often overlooked but is an extremely important component of overall health and wellness, especially during and after pregnancy. Pelvic floor physical therapist Anna McMaster educates us on what the pelvic floor is and does and how to evaluate, maintain and restore pelvic floor and core health.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 15, 2019
Holistic skin care guru Nousha Salimi returns share how her plans for a vaginal birth after cesarean played out.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 8, 2019
Cosmetic rejuvenation artist and Reiki healer Nousha Salimi talks about the dos and don'ts of pregnancy skincare, her unique approach to conscious aging, and she shares her unique first birth story and plans for the upcoming birth of her second child.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 1, 2019
Actress, singer, adoptive and foster mother Jen Lilley is 39 weeks pregnant with her first biological child and joins us to talk about parenting, pregnancy, her breech baby experience and her plans the the imminent birth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 25, 2019
Hypnobabies founder Kerry Tuschoff joins Dr. Berlin to talk about her personal background as well as the origins and theories behind the popular birthing technique.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 18, 2019
Pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton, creator of the baby calming technique the "Hamilton hold" joins the podcast to give us tips and tricks for finding the right pediatrician, the secret to calming a crying baby and other gems gleaned from his decades of practice in pediatric medicine and his new book.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 11, 2019
Brand new mommy, actress Claire Holt returns to the podcast and shares her authentic labor and birth story including the ups, downs, twists and turns as she experienced them in the moment and in retrospect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 4, 2019
Dr. Erica Smith is a Chiropractor and Craniosacral therapist with a focus on pregnancy, postpartum and care of children from birth through adolescence. In this episode Dr. Smith discusses Craniosacral therapy - a gentle yet powerful modality.  We talk about what craniosacral therapy is, how its diagnostic and therapeutic elements work and what a sessions feels like, as well as who may benefit from it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 27, 2019
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is a condition that can occur during pregnancy that typically causes very uncomfortable itching for the expectant mother but can be more serious for the baby. Our guests  Dr. Emiliano Chavira and Midwife Davi Khalsa discuss what cholestasis is,, how often it occurs, signs and symptoms, testing and treatment options.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 20, 2019
One day after recording our BEFORE episode in which Kate shared her plans for a home birth, she develops uncomfortable symptoms and soon learns that she has a condition which may put her baby in danger.  Kate and Jamie's birth plan takes a sharp turn down what turned out to be a wild and unpredictable path.   In this episode Kate shares her birth story and in the middle Jamie joins the discussion too.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 13, 2019
Actress Kate Mara in a rare personal interview talks about her youth, growing up in a double NFL football family, her road to Hollywood, meeting her husband, her pregnancy experience, and plans for her upcoming birth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 6, 2019
At 38 weeks Suzanne is full term with her twins. Baby A is head down and baby B is breech.  Suzanne and her doctors decide to induce labor working towards a vaginal birth.  Tune in as Suzanne shares her birth story and discusses newborn care of twins.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2019
Dr. Suzanne (Frank) Mercer is a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor, doula and labor bodyworker. She shares her rich background of experience, ranging from whole family practice to prenatal/postnatal care. Now, she is 38 weeks pregnant with twins - due to deliver at any moment. Suzanne talks her fertility journey while having PCOS, the moment she found out she was having twins, experiences with twin pregnancy and what she is planning for the birth and early newborn care.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2019
Erica Mock is passionate about nutrition. She is a new mom and founder of 'Twenty-Five Eight', a company that aims to empower every woman to intuitively trust her cravings to guide her on what to eat before, during and long after pregnancy.  Erica is changing the way we eat, focusing on quality rather than quantity, knowing the journey of food from conception to harvest and by eating with the seasons.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2019
Belly Bandit is a unique company specializing in postpartum compression wraps, modernizing the ancient practice of belly binding. Founding member Kari Caden shares the struggles that she and her sisters had with the physical transformations of pregnancy and postpartum that lead to the creation of Belly Bandit.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 9, 2019
Actress / Producer / Podcaster and now incubator Pallavi Sastry chats about her background in musical theater and transformation into TV, and what it was like growing up as an Indian American post 9/11. She gets real about real life challenges with conception and mental health. We discuss how her pregnancy has progressed so far and some of her fascinating upcoming projects.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 2, 2019
The creators of the smash hit YouTube design show "Mr. Kate" are expecting an add-on of their own! Kate and Joey stop by to talk pregnancy, birth planning, and nursery design as well as their #creativeweirdo journey, becoming YouTube entrepreneurs and the importance of being authentic and unapologetic in all aspects of life.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 25, 2019
Lele Akalu immigrated to the United States from Ethiopia at the age of 14 to pursue higher education. After three years of nursing school, she realized that nursing wasn't her passion and did a 180 career change to pursue the arts. She is currently working on the animated series - DISENCHANTMENT on Netflix. Lele was aiming for an unmedicated hospital birth but had her doubts about whether or not she would be able to do it. She shares her pregnancy and birth story and talks about creating a village for her child and how raising children in America is different from Ethiopia.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 18, 2019
TV personality, blogger and new Mom, Stuart Brazell walks us through the importance of authenticity and creativity while building your personal brand and her journey to becoming an influencer. Stuart shares the story of her recent birth to her son Asher and gives us insight into her life as a new mom juggling a thriving career.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 18, 2019
TV personality, blogger and new Mom, Stuart Brazell walks us through the importance of authenticity and creativity while building your personal brand and her journey to becoming an influencer. Stuart shares the story of her recent birth to her son Asher and gives us insight into her life as a new mom juggling a thriving career.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 11, 2019
How do you know when labor is starting? What is the difference between Braxton-Hicks and labor contractions? When do you call the doula?  Birth practitioner?  Long time midwife Aleksandra Evanguelidi shares her expert perspective on identifying the signs and symptoms of pre and early labor and some practical tips for what to do during these phases.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 4, 2019
Super pregnant actress, model, wife and mother Denise Vasi shares the beautiful story of her first pregnancy and home birth - spoiler alert the baby arrived before the midwives did. Denise talks about life as a pregnant and working mother and her latest project Maed:  A website for women who balance career, motherhood and family life without sacrificing self-care and style. Photo credit - Lauren Alexander Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 28, 2019
Erica Ciccone Clancy is back to share her home birth experience. After months of preparation, education, and building a solid birth team, Erica quickly progresses into active labor. Tune in for an entertaining and inspiring listen as she walks us through the details of her wild ride.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 20, 2019
TV producer, native New Yorker, and former competitive gymnast Erica Ciccone Clancy is imminently due with her first baby and is planning a home birth. Erica is bringing the 'mind over body' training from her gymnastics competition training, embracing the "pain as progress" attitude for labor and using TV producer experience, such as providing craft services to keep her birth team nourished and focused while she brings her baby into the world. *Note: this episode contains adult language.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 14, 2019
After transporting to the hospital for intense back labor during her first birth, actress Emilie De Ravin planned for a home birth with her second hoping and praying that the back labor would not plague her again. In this episode, Emilie, her midwife Blyss Young, and new baby Theodore walk us through her recent second birth experience.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 7, 2019
Beloved singer, songwriter and new mom Rachel Platten shares her pregnancy and birth story for the first time. Rachel's passion and energy shine brightly even during the more challenging moments of her inspirational journey. Tune in to hear all of the details and be sure to check out 'You Belong' - the song that she wrote to her daughter before she was born. http://smarturl.it/YouBelong Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 28, 2019
Dr. Molly Jarchow is a naturopathic doctor and midwife specializing in women's health and pediatric care. She explains what naturopathic medicine is, what the training and treatments are like and who can benefit from it most. She is passionate about holistic healing, the importance of "Whole person medicine", the 4th trimester, and educating women about their health options in general, but especially before, during and after pregnancy.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 21, 2019
Actor, doula, and entrepreneur Carson Meyer draws on her Meisner Technique acting training to make herself more fully present with her doula clients specific emotional and physical needs. There is no "script" for birth, each experience has its different challenges, joys, and outcomes.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 14, 2019
Aussie actress Claire Holt gets candid about her upbringing, her path to a successful acting career, meeting her husband and their first pregnancy which ended in a miscarriage that took them by surprise. Claire's warmth and authenticity are felt throughout the podcast as she talks about the importance of supporting people who have experienced miscarriage and the excitement she now feels for the new life she is bringing into the world with her upcoming birth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 7, 2019
Herbalist and vaginal steaming guru Nicole Sessions discusses the art and benefits of vaginal steaming. Our Steam Queen talks about common misconceptions surrounding periods, pain, cleansing, self-care, and healing and explains why steaming your undercarriage can be beneficial regardless of gender. Nicole gives us tips and tricks on how to steam, what herbs to use and avoid, and the best time and place to steam for maximum benefit.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 31, 2019
Dr. Berlin teams up with the hosts of Dr. Stus Podcast (Dr Stuart Fischbein and Midwife Blyss Young) to interview the subjects of the documentary birth film ‘These Are My Hours’ the story of a single birth from start to finish. This intimate documentary is an immersive look into one woman's physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual experience of giving birth. ‘These Are My Hours’ is a story of transformation, celebrating womanhood and honoring our species oldest ritual: giving birth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 24, 2019
Dr. Donna Lieu and her obstetrician Dr. Barry Brock discuss, Donna’s two breech babies, the first a cesarean breech birth and the second a vaginal breech birth after cesarean. Her contrasted birth stories highlight birth options that may be available despite the orientation of the baby. Dr. Brock shares his insight into the disappearing art of vaginal breech delivery and vaginal birth after cesarean as well as some of the pros and cons of each and safety factors to consider.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 15, 2019
Tammin Sursok, award winning actress, producer, director, writer, and platinum recording star is due with her second baby literally any minute. Her big energy, open book authenticity and sense of humor radiate throughout as she shares personal stories and struggles about pregnancy, birth plan rewrites, nursing, miscarriages, plane crashes, and prenatal sex (over)drive. Cibelle Levi PhotographyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 10, 2019
This two topic information packed episode starts with family medicine physician Dr. Stephanie Canale discussing the interesting field of family medicine. After the break, Dr. Canale shares the personal struggle that she experienced with infant nutrition that led her to create ‘Lactation Lab’, a service that tests for nutritional content and toxicity in breastmilk. Lactation Lab is an informed pregnancy sponsor.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 20, 2018
Author JK COY shares her birth journey including how and why she inspires women to have a more positive birth experience in her latest book "Because You Are Superwoman: how to harness your superpower and create your own positive birth experience with minimal medical intervention".Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 13, 2018
Catalina Clark, a doula, and student midwife has had her baby and returns to candidly share her personal labor and delivery experience including a tense moment that she has never witnessed at a birth before. Photo Credit: Rebecca CourseyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 6, 2018
Midwife-in-training Catalina Clark is in her third trimester of pregnancy and still attending birth regularly as she plans her own first birth experience. She talks about midwifery training and what it's like to get ready for birth after having attended and supported so many others. Photo Credit: Rebecca CourseyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 29, 2018
Labor and delivery nurse, doula and childbirth educator Sarah Lavonne talks about what to expected from childbirth education and helps sort through some of the various choices.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 23, 2018
Actress Alexie Gilmore, a stepmom to three kids, is expecting and due any minute.  After watching and celebrating pregnancy, birth, and parenting of her closest friends, they now turn the tables to offer blessings and advice and a few surprises from Dr. Berlin.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 15, 2018
A tongue tie occurs when the thin membrane under the tongue restricts the movement of the tongue. For approximately 3-15% of newborns, it is so tight that they cannot move their tongues freely which can affect their ability to breastfeed and lead to poor latch, nipple pain, and trauma, decreased milk intake and a decline in milk supply over time. Dr. Chelsea Pinto, a mom, laser-certified dentist and member of the International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals, explains what tongue tie and lip tie are, how they can be diagnosed and various forms of treatment.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 8, 2018
Hilary Duff shares details about the last few days of pregnancy and what it was like to experience labor and delivery at home. Spoiler alert: She's a total G.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 1, 2018
In this fun and charming interview, very pregnant and super candid Hilary Duff talks about her childhood, career, first pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood experience and why her plans for her impending second birth have taken a significant and exciting turn. Photo by Laura Moll PhotographyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 25, 2018
*Note: Adult Conversation and Language*  Yael Cohen Braun is the founder and CEO of 'F*ck Cancer', a nonprofit dedicated to early detection, prevention and garnering support for people affected by cancer. After birthing her first child she launched the judgment-free digital media community ‘Motherlucker’ and now, with two boys, she and her husband Scooter are expecting a baby girl. Join us for candid discussions about life and how we can better support one another through the more difficult times.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 18, 2018
Nearly due with her second baby, actress Emilie de Ravin (Roswell, Lost, Once Upon A Time) stops for an informative and entertaining chat about pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 11, 2018
Learn how easy, fun and beneficial it can be to do aerial yoga as we chat with aerial performers Kimberely Simonetti and Katie Sole.  Kimberely created and Katie is a certified instructor in Up Flying Yoga™ and Up Fly Aerial Dance™.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 4, 2018
Can a forty-year-old virgin who hasn't done IVF really be in her third trimester of pregnancy? Childbirth educator doula and soon-to-be mom joins us to talk about the options, process, and experience of embryo adoption as well as her plans for childbirth and motherhood.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 27, 2018
Part two of our interview with Kat Von D and Leafar Seyer is a candid talk about their relationship, pregnancy, and planning for labor, birth and beyond. Co-Host: Nicole Sessions.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 20, 2018
Kat Von D and Leafar Seyer stop by the Informed Pregnancy studio. In part one of this two-part series, they discuss intimate and interesting details of each of their backgrounds and upbringings and how they met and fell in love. Part two is a candid talk about pregnancy and planning for labor, delivery and beyond. Co-Host: Nicole Sessions.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 13, 2018
Londin Angel Winters is an author, teacher and thought leader in the conversation of sacred intimacy. She helps people reclaim pleasure, thrive in sacred relationships and love like they've never been hurt.  She and her life partner authored 'The Awakened Woman's Guide to Everlasting Love' and founded Yoga of Intimacy™ which teaches the embodied practice of sustaining deeply passionate, long-term relationships.  She is a teacher of Love, Intimacy and Serpent Medicine. (That's right - Serpent Medicine.)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
September 6, 2018
Celebrity health coach, holistic nutritionist and wellness expert Kelly Leveque combines her passion for health and the science of nutrition with a practical and optimistic approach to help her clients and readers improve their health, achieve their goals and develop sustainable habits to live a healthy and balanced life. She has a long list of clients among the Hollywood elite and she is the best selling author of ‘Body Love’.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 30, 2018
What is truly different about pregnancy in your late 30's, 40's and beyond? OBGYN and perinatologist Dr. Emiliano Chavira talks about practical considerations for pregnancy and childbirth over 35. Spoiler Alert: Its not all that different than pregnancy before 35.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 23, 2018
In addition to hospital birth and home birth, there is the growing option to give birth at out-of-hospital birth centers. Birth center midwife Hayley Oakes shares details about the birth center setting and what its like to be under the care of birth center midwives for pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum. We also discuss pros and cons of birth center in relation to both hospital birth and home birth. Listen through to the end for a sweet surprise!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 16, 2018
Women's Business Coach Heidi Stevens is passionate about empowering and inspiring other women business owners to be the best versions of themselves. Tune in to hear her share some of the tools and strategies that she used to grow a multi-seven figure business and helps to do the same for Creative Women Entrepreneurs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 9, 2018
Learn about the foundations of Yoga and Meditation and how to maximize their benefits during pregnancy and postpartum with our guest Patti Quintero - founder of 'Uma Mother' which specializes in mindful living from Conception into Motherhood.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
August 2, 2018
There is an alarming disparity in US maternal and fetal health and outcomes by race with the most sizable gap being between white and black mothers and babies. Midwife Debbie Allen talks with Dr. Berlin about the depth of the issue, probable causes and contributing factors and possible solutions.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 26, 2018
Some people feel safer and more comfortable laboring and birthing in hospitals and others feel better at home or in a birthing center. Dr. Emiliano Chavira weighs in with his thoughts of pros and cons of each setting and who might be a better or worse candidate for in or out of hospital birth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 19, 2018
Ellie Knaus is a recovering actor who celebrates and commiserates with world class experts, best-selling authors, and listeners around the world on the Atomic Moms podcast. In our interview she shares her adventures in childhood and motherhood in her raw and naturally hilarious style.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 12, 2018
Emphasizing the importance of a flexible birth plan, circumstances at the end of Jackie's pregnancy lead her to a very different birth than she was planning. In this episode Jackie shares her last minute twists, the choices she had and the ones she made and describes how the experience felt physically and emotionally in her real and animated informative and entertaining style.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
July 5, 2018
Broadway and television actress Jackie Seiden talks shop, pregnancy and plans for her upcoming birth - and beyond. Part I of a two part series.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 29, 2018
Richard Pass, RN, BS and his staff at 'Save A Little Life' provide specialized courses for expectant and recently delivered parents, family members and care providers on hope to prepare a safe home for infants and toddlers. In this episode he shares invaluable information about CPR, First Aid and other life saving skills.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 21, 2018
Sponsored by: KABRITA. Kabrita goat milk foods and formula are naturally easy to digest and non-GMO. To see if Kabrita is right for your family, order you trial kit at KabritaUSA.com From NBA dancer to dancing for fitness, celebrity trainer Sara Haley shares practical tips on pre and postnatal fitness and how to maximize results safely at each stage.  Check out some of her free workouts at http://freepregnancyworkouts.com  and important video on core exercises at  http://pregnancycoreexercises.com.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 14, 2018
Reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Shahin Ghadir shares his expertise on causes of infertility and guides us through male and female fertility testing and treatment options.  We also discuss fertility preservation - who should do it, when to do it and the steps involved from start to finish.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 7, 2018
While overuse of medical interventions may do more harm than good, there are times when interventions, such as medical induction or augmentation of labor can be a necessary, safe and effective tool for preventing risk.  Dr. Allison Hill discusses indications (and non indications) for labor induction as well as the different methods of induction and some of the pros and cons of each.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2018
Financial Wellness Coach Portia Jackson shares tips to help growing families take the necessary steps and utilize the best tools for getting financially fit for the short term and the long haul.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2018
20 Year fitness veteran Desi Bartlett is dedicated to helping moms get and stay fit. In this episode she shares practical tips for a healthy mind and body during pregnancy and postpartum.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2018
Learn invaluable tips on preparing for twins and multiples with seasoned expert Sue Darrison.  Share this episode with anyone you know who is expecting twins and multiples!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2018
Board Certified Hypnotherapist Alisha Tamburri has over 35 years experience and has trained thousands of expecting parents and childbirth professionals in HypnoBirthing.  Learn about stress management, how to release fear, emotional freedom technique, the power of language, HypnoMothering and more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 3, 2018
Sponsored by: Simply Breastfeeding! Learn the fundamentals of breastfeeding online anytime at your own pace.  Check out Simply Breastfeeding today. Cloth diapering has many benefits and is gaining popularity.  Expert Renee Kennedy Powers simplifies the myriad of cloth diapering options explaining the pros and cons of each choice and how to use them properly.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 26, 2018
Sponsored by: KABRITA. Kabrita goat milk foods and formula are naturally easy to digest and non-GMO. To see if Kabrita is right for your family, order you trial kit at KabritaUSA.com Is baby wearing right for you? How do you choose the right carrier for and ensure that you are using it properly? Laura Brown founded one of the largest baby wearing non profit organizations, trains other birth and postpartum professionals, and travels and speaks nationally about baby carriers and their use. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 19, 2018
Sponsored by Lovevery - Jessica Rolph, a founding partner of Happy Family Brands and mother of three is passionate about helping parents make the most out of their children's first 1000 days.  She is the co-founder of  a new child development company researching and developing unique products appropriate for each stage of development and discusses parenting with intent.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 12, 2018
Sponsored by: Earth Mama Organics Grounded in Nature, Powered by Love™ Earth Mama makes effective, organic and natural herbal care for the whole journey of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, breastfeeding and baby care. Heather's research has led her to Dr. Emiliano Chavira who does not immediately rule out the possibility of a vaginal breech after cesarean. Heather and Dr. Chavira walk us through the options presented to Heather, the decisions that she made and how the birth ultimately played out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 5, 2018
Sponsored by: Earth Mama Organics Grounded in Nature, Powered by Love™ Earth Mama makes effective, organic and natural herbal care for the whole journey of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, breastfeeding and baby care. Meet Heather: she is pregnant and imminently due with her second baby.  She has had her heart and mind set on VBAC but her baby is in a breech presentation and all options to help the baby turn have been exhausted with no luck.  Is repeat cesarean her only option?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 29, 2018
Sponsored by: Earth Mama Organics Grounded in Nature, Powered by Love™ Earth Mama makes effective, organic and natural herbal care for the whole journey of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, breastfeeding and baby care. With over 35 years experience as a board certified lactation consultant Linda Hanna IBCLC shares her wealth of experience, information and practical tips to help new and expecting moms get prepared for feeding their newborns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 22, 2018
Sponsored by: Earth Mama Organics Grounded in Nature, Powered by Love™ Earth Mama makes effective, organic and natural herbal care for the whole journey of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, breastfeeding and baby care. Marisa is back and her baby has arrived.  In this AFTER episode she walks us through her planned hospital birth after cesarean. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 15, 2018
Sponsored by: Earth Mama Organics Grounded in Nature, Powered by Love™ Earth Mama makes effective, organic and natural herbal care for the whole journey of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, breastfeeding and baby care. Eco Friendly Florist Marisa Ringe is nearly due with her second baby.  As she plans for a unique Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) she reflects on her first birth experience and then shares some of the hurdles ahead and how she is planning to overcome them.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 8, 2018
Sponsored by Naturepedic - the standard for safer, healthier organic baby and children's mattresses.  Ricki Lake joins Dr. Berlin for a very candid conversation about her upbringing and personal life, the tenth anniversary of the 'Business of Being Born' and her brand new documentary film.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 1, 2018
Sponsored by Naturepedic - the standard for safer, healthier organic baby and children's mattresses.  Passionate, award winning doula trainer and current president of DONA International Ana Paul Markel has trained over 1000 labor doulas including Drs. Alyssa and Elliot Berlin.  In this episode Ana Paula shares her passion for labor support and wisdom about what labor doulas are (and aren't), how they are trained, their scope of practice and how to go about finding the right labor doula for you.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 22, 2018
Sponsored by Naturepedic - the standard for safer, healthier organic baby and children's mattresses.  In this 'Before and After' series doula turned lawyer Shannon Maguire returns to share the finals weeks of her pregnancy and walks us through her labor and birth experience.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 15, 2018
Sponsored by Naturepedic - the standard for safer, healthier organic baby and children's mattresses.  In this 'Before and After' series Dr. Berlin's interviews Shannon Maguire; a former doula turned corporate lawyer now in the final weeks of pregnancy and getting ready for her own first birth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 8, 2018
Sponsored by: KABRITA naturally easy-to-digest non-GMO goat ilk formula. Lori Bregman, renowned doula, empowerment coach and author of, The Mindful Mom-to-Be shares tips and tools drawn from her unique background in spirituality, intuition, body/mind awareness, herbs/vitamins, aromatherapy oils, the healing power of foods, bodywork and yoga. Lori has also been featured in other magazines such as US Weekly, Allure, Women’s Health and Cosmopolitan and others.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 1, 2018
Sponsored by: KABRITA. Kabrita goat milk foods and formula are naturally easy to digest and non-GMO. To see if Kabrita is right for your family, order you trial kit at KabritaUSA.com Dr. Berlin sits down with Kabrita's Dr. Annie Salsberg, an infant nutrition expert and educator, to break down the nutritional elements found in breast milk and explain what they do.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 26, 2018
Sponsored by: KABRITA. Kabrita goat milk foods and formula are naturally easy to digest and non-GMO. To see if Kabrita is right for your family, order you trial kit at KabritaUSA.com Producer of 'When the Bough Breaks' Lindsay Lipton Gerszt, and clinical psychologist and creator of The AfterBirth Plan Dr. Alyssa Berlin join the podcast this week to discuss the vastly important, but unfortunately stigmatized topic of postpartum depression. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 17, 2018
Sponsored by: THE REAL MIDWIVES. Click here to begin watching our BRAND NEW Journey featuring Taleesha!  International supermodel and jewelry designer Nicole Trunfio shares her inspiring and spiritual take on life, pregnancy and childbirth, and gives us some advice on how to approach life more optimistically. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 12, 2018
Sponsored by Travel Tray. A convenient and safe way to feed your children snacks while in the car. 'Help us save a life by reducing distracted driving!' CEO and founder of Tot Squad and Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician Jennifer Saxton, provides a highly educational discussion on proper selection, installation and safety of car seats.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 4, 2018
Sponsored by: KABRITA. Kabrita goat milk foods and formula are naturally easy to digest and non-GMO. To see if Kabrita is right for your family, order you trial kit at KabritaUSA.com Actor Mercedes Mason (Fear The Walking Dead) delivers a fun and candid interview sharing openly about her upbringing, career, marriage, pregnancy and plans for her upcoming birth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 28, 2017
Megan B. is back in Part 2 where she discusses her amazing birth and life after having the baby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 21, 2017
Megan is a Los Angeles based marriage and family therapist, embracing her road to motherhood. She discusses her pregnancy experience and the emotions and choices she made along the way with expert advice from midwives.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 14, 2017
Sponsored by SleepnFeed. It's the new multi-functional baby nesting system! It's both a nursing pillow and bassinet in one, great for newborns all the way up to one years old. Try it today for at home or on the go!  Dr. Emiliano Chavira, an OBGYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist engages in the topic of cesarean birth including how the procedure is done and how women can make the experience more birth centered rather than surgery centered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 7, 2017
Sponsored by WONDER MOTHER. Wonder Mother has developed a dietary supplement designed especially for mothers containing nutrients formulated to meet their specific nutritional needs. It dissolves in water to form a refreshing drink! Obstetrician Dr. Jennifer Lang stops by the podcast to discuss her new book The Whole 9 Months and prenatal nutrition. She explores different topics related to cesarean birth, hypnobirthing and the importance of getting the right nutrition for yourself and your baby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 23, 2017
Sponsored by Thrive Market.  Save 25 to 50% on organic groceries  delivered right to your door!  Special offer - get $60 in free organic groceries + free shipping when you click here. Sponsored by Bluebird Linens. Save 30% for a limited time on the softest, most luxurious sheets! Use the promo code "berlin" to get luxury that doesn't have to be expensive when you click here.  Former Miss America Shandi Finnessey shares her sweet homebirth story with her doula, former Miss Canada Nina Phelan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 16, 2017
Sponsored by Thrive Market.  Save 25 to 50% on organic groceries  delivered right to your door!  Special offer - get $60 in free organic groceries + free shipping when you click here. Anesthesiology Dr Mark Zakowski discusses the science, popularity and safety of various options of medicated pain relief during labor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 9, 2017
Sponsored by Thrive Market.  Save 25 to 50% on organic groceries  delivered right to your door!  Special offer - get $60 in free organic groceries + free shipping when you click here. Award-winning childbirth educator, celebrated speaker, and specialist in guiding audiences to revolutionary new approaches to childbirth Dr. Britta Bushnell PhD talks about blending her experience in childbirth with her doctoral study in mythology and psychology, bringing a fresh approach to an age-old human experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 2, 2017
Sponsored by Thrive Market.  Save 25 to 50% on organic groceries  delivered right to your door!  Special offer - get $60 in free organic groceries + free shipping when you click here. Prenatal Chinese Medicine practitioner, lecturer and author Laura Erlich MTOM, LAc (FABORM) talks about the various modalities within Chinese Medicine, how they work, and how they are used during and after pregnancy.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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