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Real Food Mamas Podcast

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 we’re all learning together.
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Now displaying: April, 2015

The Real Food Mamas Podcast is about two crunchy moms chatting about health, nutrition and just what real life is as a mom.

Apr 28, 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] Info on Chris’ Healthy Baby Code program

[33:25] Steph + Aglaée: How to make liver palatable (recipes, tips/tricks)

[38:33] Steph + Aglaée: Our thoughts on child spacing

[41:09] Steph + Aglaée: Our thoughts on supplementation (favorite products)  

SHOWNOTES:

Stephanie's favorite supplements:

Aglaée's favorite supplements:

Apr 14, 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.

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