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

Oct 24, 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.

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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.
Mar 14, 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! :)

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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.

Mar 3, 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/

Mar 3, 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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