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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.

Aug 15, 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!

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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.
Jul 4, 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:

  1. Vitamin D supplements - what to look for, our favorite brands, how much to take, and blood testing.
  2. Bathing your baby - how often, water quality, and our favorite brands of soap/shampoo

Enjoy the listen!

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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.
Jun 20, 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:

  1. How to find your ideal birth provider and setting
  2. How to balance your hormones postpartum

Enjoy the listen!

Click here to listen or find the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher!

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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 28, 2017

In this episode, we answer your questions about homebirths.

Topics include:

  1. Homebirths at “older” ages (35+)
  2. Concerns we had about our own homebirths
  3. Positive reinforcement for moms considering a homebirth
  4. Additional things to consider when planning a homebirth
  5. What to do about naysayers
  6. How to manage pain without an epidural
  7. How to find a provider that fits your birthing philosophy and wishes
  8. Postpartum recovery tips while managing a toddler

Enjoy the listen!

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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.
Aug 16, 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

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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.
Feb 2, 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?

 

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  • 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://realfoodmamaspodcast.com/2016/01/19/026-body-image-for-moms/
  • http://www.Kellymom.com
  • http://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Practice-Bulletins/Committee-on-Practice-Bulletins-Obstetrics/Vaginal-Birth-After-Previous-Cesarean-Delivery
  • http://www.motherisk.org/prof/updatesDetail.jsp?content_id=925
 
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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.
May 26, 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:

May 12, 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 prevent it? Is there a specific strain of probiotic that might be more effective than others?

 

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