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Whole Mamas Podcast: Motherhood from a Whole30 Perspective

The Whole Mamas podcast features Stephanie Greunke, a registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show, answer burning questions, highlight key points, and make sure you feel empowered to take action. Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Low Dog, Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Melissa Hartwig, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join their community of mamas as they chat about health, nutrition, mindset and more! Find Whole Mamas and the Whole Mamas hosts on Instagram @wholemamasclub, @stephgreunke, @drelanaroumell, and at www.wholemamasclub.com
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Now displaying: January, 2019

The Whole Mamas podcast is led by Stephanie Greunke, a registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show, answer burning questions, highlight key points, and make sure you feel empowered to take action.

Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Low Dog, Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Melissa Hartwig, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join their community of mamas as they chat about health, nutrition, mindset and more!

Find Whole Mamas and the Whole Mamas hosts on Instagram @wholemamasclub, @stephgreunke, @drelanaroumell, and at www.wholemamasclub.com

Jan 29, 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:

The Whole Mamas podcast is led by Stephanie Greunke, a registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show, answer burning questions, highlight key points, and make sure you feel empowered to take action. Find Whole Mamas and the Whole Mamas hosts on Instagram @wholemamasclub, @stephgreunke, @drelanaroumell, and at www.wholemamasclub.com.

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.

Jan 22, 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:

Alexandra Sacks, M.D. is widely recognized as the leading clinical expert on matrescence: the developmental transition into motherhood, and her TED talk on this topic has over one million views worldwide. She has spent the last decade of her career helping women navigate their emotional lives as a reproductive psychiatrist. She is a regular contributor to the New York Times, and her work has been featured in TIME, NPR and throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America. In April 2019, Dr. Sacks will publish her first co-authored book, What No One Tells You: A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood (Simon and Schuster).

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.

Jan 15, 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:

The Whole Mamas podcast is led by Stephanie Greunke, a registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show, answer burning questions, highlight key points, and make sure you feel empowered to take action. Find Whole Mamas and the Whole Mamas hosts on Instagram @wholemamasclub, @stephgreunke, @drelanaroumell, and at www.wholemamasclub.com.

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.

Jan 8, 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:

Dr. Becky Campbell is a board-certified doctor of natural medicine who was initially introduced to functional medicine as a patient. She struggled with many of the issues her patients struggle with today, and she has made it her mission to help patients all around the world with her virtual practice. Dr. Becky Campbell is the founder of Dr. Becky Campbell.com and author of “The 30-Day Thyroid Reset Plan.” She specializes in Thyroid disease, Autoimmune disease and Histamine Intolerance and hopes to help others regain their life as functional medicine helped her regain hers. 

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.

Jan 1, 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:

 

 

Mike Salguero is CEO and founder of ButcherBox, the first delivery service dedicated to providing 100 percent natural, grass-fed beef, organic chicken and heritage pork to consumers. He is also the CEO of the newly formed SmoothieBox, a delivery service for low sugar, high-protein smoothies.

ButcherBox was launched in September 2015 and today, delivers natural, organic meats directly to consumers’ doors nationwide through a simple monthly subscription service. All ButcherBox products are humanely raised and free of antibiotics, hormones, and GMOs. The mission of the company is to make natural, organic meats available to everyone.

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.

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