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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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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

Feb 14, 2017

Aglaée interviews the holistic nutritionist, Kate Callaghan, to talk about how eating well, training smart, and being kind to your body can help you achieve hormonal balance, better health, and more happiness.

In this interview, Kate shares her story with hypothalamic amenorrhea and why she's so passionate about hormonal and women health. She tells us how she healed her hormones naturally, talks about the most common mistakes she sees women make with their food and training, and explains the strong connection between the gut and our hormones.

If you have hormones, you won't want to miss this one! :)

Enjoy the listen!

Kate Callaghan's bio:

Kate is a holistic nutritionist, dietitian, international speaker, personal trainer and mother of one, living in Wanaka, New Zealand. Kate is the author of the all-encompassing guide for optimising women's health and happiness "Holistic Nutrition: Eat Well, Train Smart & Be Kind to Your Body". Having experienced hormonal chaos and infertility, and managing to heal herself naturally, Kate is passionate about healing women’s hormones and fast-tracking them to health, happiness and hotness through nutrient-dense foods, rejuvenating movement, unconditional self-love, and mindful and sustainable practices. You can find Kate through her website www.theholisticnutritionist.com, or via her social media:

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Kate Callaghan

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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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Jan 31, 2017

Stephanie interviews Dr. Lindsey Mathews, D.C., BIRTHFIT founder, about the four pillars of BIRTHFIT (fitness, nutrition, chiropractic, and mindset) and how each of these pillars helps moms prepare for birth and postpartum. You'll learn how to take charge of your body and your decisions so you can have a more empowered pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. This interview is real, raw, and gets straight to the point. You'll walk away with actions steps that you can implement today to have a better birth.

Dr. Lindsey Mathews, DC's bio:

Dr. Lindsey Mathews, DC is the founder and CEO of BIRTHFIT. Lindsey is a chiropractor that specializes in the biomechanics and movement patterns of the human body, while also restoring mechanical integrity of the nervous system. Dr. Lindsey believes that we are born to move and that movement is life. On the field, behind the screen, and everyday, Dr. Lindsey has witnessed the endless capabilities of the human body. Her path has lead her to her Venice, CA, where she leads BIRTHFIT HQ, practices chiropractic, and coaches at DEUCE Gym, a strength and conditioning school. Lindsey believes that discipline is freedom and that showing up for your self is the most important first step. Dr. Lindsey was born to lead BIRTHFIT, a rockstar movement aimed at educating and empowering women through their motherhood transition.

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Jan 17, 2017

Join Stephanie as she interviews Elizabeth Quinn, mom of four and ICAN chapter leader, to discuss vaginal birth after cesearan (VBACs). You'll be inspired by Elizabeth's story and learn about VBAC safety, concerns, preparation, and strategies for healing physically and emotionally from your past birth(s). She also shares her favorite resources to help moms learn about their options and provides advice on finding a supportive provider.

Elizabeth Quinn's bio:

Elizabeth Quinn and her husband, Percy are raising their children in Jackson, Mississippi. They have four children: daughters Chesley, 7 years old, Anders 5 years old, and Adella 2.5 years old and they just welcomed their son on July 1, Sims McCallum. Elizabeth had a unnecessary section with her first child and a repeat section with her second before finding ICAN. It was with the support of her ICAN chapter that she went for and achieved a vba2c with her third and fourth children. She is chapter leader of ICAN of Jackson, Mississippi and active in the birth community there.

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Jan 3, 2017

Join Aglaée as she interviews Christine Arylo to talk about your Inner Mean Girl(s) might have been running your past year and how to access your Inner Wisdom (yes, you have it) to start the coming year. Christine also share her favorite daily morning practice and gives you some double dares that I also dare you to take in 2017! <3 

Enjoy the listen! :)

Christine Arylo's bio:

Christine Arylo is a women’s leadership advisor, transformational speaker and best selling author who leads retreats, workshops and programs for women and girls around the world. She combines her 15 years of corporate MBA experience with her 15 years of spiritual study of the divine feminine, yogic and earth based wisdom traditions, to teach women how to live and lead their lives, businesses and relationships the "feminine way,” professionally successful and personally sustainable and satisfying. Arylo is also the founder of the Path of Self Love School which has taught self-love, self compassion and self empowerment to over 35,000 women and girls on every continent.  You can connect with Christine at www.ChristineArylo.com or tune into her weekly podcast Feminine Power Time at FemininePowerTime.com.

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Christine Arylo

 

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[3:08] Christine Arylo's bio

[4:22] Welcome Christine!

[4:49] Have your Inner Mean Girls been running your past year?

[9:35] Take the quiz and find out about your Inner Mean Girls
Do you have a Doing Addict? Comparison Queen? Achievement Junkie? Worrywart? All of them?

[19:30] How to "get rid" of your Inner Mean Girl(s)!

[21:51] How to start connecting to your own Inner Wisdom
(yes, I promise you have it! :) )

[25:55] Motivation with compassion vs from fear?
Isn't that an excuse to stay stuck where I am (or permission to get even worse)? 

[33:15] Christine's favorite simple practice to start your morning 

[49:49] Christine's double dare for the new year

[1:00:42] Where to find Christine Arylo
(website, books, Feminine Power Time podcast, programs and rituals)

[1:02:36] Outro

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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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Dec 20, 2016

Join Aglaée as she interviews Ali Barton who tells her incredibly inspiring story. This is a MUST listen! We also talk about organ donation, Ali's surrogate pregnancy, the biggest lesson she wants to teach her kids, how her mindset kept her going and how she gives us permission to complain and not compare our struggles. <3

Enjoy the listen! :)

Ali Barton's bio:

   Ali Barton is a licensed psychotherapist and wellness coach with a private practice outside of Boston, Ma. Currently, her most important job is a stay at home mom to her son Ethan, who was born months before Ali had her heart transplant in the summer of 2014. Ali has always been interested in health and real food, especially after getting sick with multiple autoimmune diseases related to undiagnosed celiac disease in 2011 – Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and ulcerative colitis. When Ali got pregnant  with her doctor's approval in 2014, her autoimmune disease spiraled out of control, and her heart went into failure due to a rare condition called endomyocardial fibrosis. Doctors recommended Ali to end her pregnancy at 21 weeks, and she refused to do so. Her son Ethan was born prematurely at 31, and is thriving today! She had her heart transplant  when Ethan was six months old.

     After her experience, Ali wrote a book called "Against Doctor's Orders", where she tells her story, and also talks about trusting your gut and advocating for yourself in a medical setting. The book will be published in 2017. She blogs at www.aliweinbergbarton.com. When Ali is seeing clients, she specializes in working with women with mood disorders such as anxiety and depression, and with those who have chronic health conditions that impact their mood and functioning.

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Ali Barton and her family

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:15] Aglaée's updates

[9:26] Ali Barton's bio

[11:13] Welcome Ali! Let's hear her story!

[16:10] Diagnosed with multiple autoimmune conditions

[18:07] Her battle with infertility and pregnancy complications

[20:14] Finally some answers about her heart condition
and the moment she was told to end her pregnancy at 21 weeks

[26:00] Ethan is born and being away from him for the first 36 hours

[29:03] Ali needs a heart transplant!

[39:04] How Ali gives us permission to complain
and NOT compare our struggles, emotions and pain

[45:25] What was the scariest part of Ali's story?

[47:48] How our MINDSET can make all the difference!

[50:57] Ali's surrogate pregnancy

[53:20] The biggest lesson Ali wants to teach her kids
and a few words about the importance of organ donation

[54:40] Ali's book "Against Doctor's Orders"
and where to find her blog and updates

[58:50] *** ORGAN DONATION ***
check the box or use the app!!! <3

[1:02:39] Outro

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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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Dec 6, 2016

Join Aglaée as she interviews registered dietitian and BLW expert Jessica Coll to talk about Baby-Led Weaning and share practical tips and even recipes for you and your little ones. More specifically, we cover the introduction of meat, how to ensure babies get enough iron, how to introduce leafy greens BLW-style and how to make eating out easier.

Enjoy the listen! :)

Jessica Coll's bio:

Jessica Coll is obsessed with food. That is probably why she spent more than a thousand hours studying breasts. In addition to being a registered dietitian, she became a lactation consultant because breastmilk is a human being’s very first experience with food. Listen to this: everyone’s first real relationship is with food, from the womb to the spoon. For lots of us in North America, that relationship is troubled from day one. This is a story most people are trying to rewrite for the rest of their lives.

As a parent, you are in the most powerful position to help your baby transform this relationship into a love story. One that nourishes the body and the spirit.  When Jessica was six months old, her staple food was canned soup. She wants to make sure no human being has to suffer through this.

This is part of the reason why she created the BLW Online Course where she guides parents in this new adventure.  Get 50% off the lifetime access of Jessica’s Baby Led Weaning online course by entering the code REALFOODMAMAS at blw.jessicacoll.com).

Jessica Coll, RD and BLW expert
Jessica Coll, RD and BLW expert

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:35] Aglaee's update

[6:00] Jessica's bio

[7:42] Welcome Jessica!

[8:57] How Jessica found out about BLW and then became an expert!

[13:40] How to introduce meat for babies
and ensure they get enough iron

[25:40] How to introduce leafy greens

[32:10] Eating out and doing BLW with your little one

[37:10] Recommended products to do BLW

[40:02] Jessica's BLW Online Course and where to find
more about Jessica (links in the shownotes)

[44:17] Outro

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Shownotes:

 
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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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Nov 22, 2016

Join Aglaée as she interviews Amelia Barnes to first talk about the benefits of yoga for moms and the important role yoga has played in her life, including during both of her pregnancies and postpartum periods.

In the second part of the interview, you will learn about Amelia's incredibly inspiring story with her first baby, Landon, unexpectedly passing away only 4 days after he was born and how he saved his sister's life.

Enjoy the listen! :)

Amelia Barnes's bio:

Amelia Kathryn Barnes is a yoga teacher, retreat facilitator and small business owner. She teaches at Moksha Yoga Winnipeg and is a guide at the yoga and wellness website oneOeight.com. She is also the creator of PranaVidaStyle, a unique line of inspired and Canadian-made yoga apparel.

Amelia lives in Winnipeg, Canada with her husband Justin, daughter Lily and their big white mutt Cody.

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Amelia Barnes

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[3:27] Welcome Amelia! - Let's talk about yoga for moms!
How she got started with yoga
Pros and cons of practicing at home vs at a studio

[8:27] Yoga beyond the physical practice

[11:25] Yoga for better immunity

[12:40] Yoga as a tool to reconnect to our bodies

[14:10] Anxiety about going to a yoga studio for the 1st time!!!

[17:35] Yoga and body image / self-acceptance

[22:10] Amelia's 3 favorite poses for moms

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[27:05] Landon's story

[33:10] Tips for moms dealing with baby loss

[37:30] Amelia's thoughts on "letting go" vs "setting free"

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[39:44] Lily's story and why you need to know about ICP
(ICP stands for Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy)

[50:15] Where to find more about Amelia

[51:00] Outro

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Shownotes:

 
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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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Nov 8, 2016

Join Aglaée as she interviews Parijat Deshpande about high-risk pregnancies and the importance of emotional health and stress reduction during that crucial time of your life.

Whether you are experiencing a high-risk pregnancy or not, please give this episode a listen so you can share it with the moms who need it and I promise you'll also learn a few practical tips to apply to your life today (pregnant or not!).

Enjoy the listen! :)

Parijat Deshpande's bio:

Parijat Deshpande is the leading perinatal wellness expert who specializes in working with women during a high-risk pregnancy. She educates and guides women on how to manage their stress and anxiety so they can have healthier pregnancies, decrease their risk of preterm birth and give their baby a healthy start to life. Parijat is a clinically trained therapist, a women’s wellness expert and an experienced speaker on the impact of stress on health and wellness. She has over 4 years of experience as a Psychology Lecturer UC Berkeley and is the founder of MySahana, a South Asian mental health nonprofit. Parijat is also a certified wellness coach, a certified stress management coach and a certified marriage educator.

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Parijat Deshpande

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:30] Aglaée's updates

[10:33] Parijat's bio

[11:40] Welcome Parijat!  (learn more about her high-risk pregnancy)

[17:04] Top 3 mistakes women with a high-risk pregnancy make

[25:25] How emotional health and stress can impact the baby and pregnancy

[30:00] Concrete (and fun!) tips to deal with stress

[33:20] How self-help tools can actually INCREASE anxiety!

[35:55] Forgetting about self-care activities during a high-risk pregnancy!

[38:33] How to ENJOY your pregnancy, even if it's a high-risk pregnancy

[40:30] Practical tips for stressful appointments and testing

[45:11] Parijat's 0pinion about meditation

[46:36] Tips for bed rest during pregnancy

[50:40] Statistics about high-risk pregnancies

[51:37] Where to find more about Parijat

[53:25] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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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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Oct 25, 2016

Join Aglaée as she interviews Lisa Chin to learn more about her best tips for the fourth trimester. In this episode, we talk about a lot of interesting and time-proven Chinese traditions as well as concrete practical tips to get the nutrition your need for your postpartum recovery in today's modern world.

And don't forget to sign up for her Fourth Trimester Summit happening Nov 8-18, 2016!

Enjoy the listen! :)

Lisa Chin's bio:

Lisa Chin is a holistic mama to a happy two year old girl. Motherhood has profoundly changed who she is, how she sees the world and the mark she wants to leave. She seeks to live an inspired life of mothering, writing, and pursuing what calls to be created. When she's not wrangling spreadsheets or her toddler, she can be found writing for her blog, Lisa for Real (lisaforreal.com), where she share her thoughts on fierce femininity, eureka moments and lessons in self-awareness.

Her latest project is the Fourth Trimester Summit where Lisa interviews over 40 experts in women's health, infant development and mental health who share their knowledge so new moms can create their ideal postpartum experience.

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Lisa Chin

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:44] Updates on Steph and her new little boy!

[4:10] Lisa Chin's bio

[6:45] Welcome Lisa!

[9:00] Hot vs cold during the postpartum period

[10:42] Defining the fourth trimester

[11:56] Not washing for 30 days?

[15:59] Heating foods for postpartum healing

[20:45] Actionable tips to support your postpartum recovery

[24:15] Placenta: do you have to eat it or not?

[26:28] Lisa's Fourth Trimester Summit

[33:09] Lisa's top 3 tips for the postpartum periods

[41:18] Where to find Lisa and access her facebook group

[44:19] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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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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Oct 11, 2016

Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they talk about Stephanie's postpartum plan

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:35] Happy 2nd birthday to our boys!

[2:33] Final preparation before giving birth

[6:26] Stephanie's birth

[8:18] Stephanie's reasons for choosing a homebirth

[12:08] What to do with other kids during labor

[16:03] Practical tips to help older children adjust to the transition

[20:04] Foods for the postpartum period

[23:00] What Stephanie plans to do differently this time

[28:08] Outro

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Sep 27, 2016

Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they talk about Stephanie's second pregnancy, how it's different than her first, what she's been eating, her exercise routine, her supplements and her best tips for first time and second time moms.

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:39] Updates on Stephanie's pregnancy

[3:50] How her second pregnancy is different than the first (by trimester)

[15:01] Successes during this pregnancy

[18:22] Struggles during this pregnancy

[19:50] Stephanie's pregnancy diet

[23:51] Stephanie's exercise routine

[27:07] Stephanie's supplementation

[30:28] Tips for first time moms

[32:39] Tips for second time moms

[36:20] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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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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Sep 13, 2016

Join Aglaée as she interviews Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby about a very important topic that is not directly related to nutrition but that can make a tremendous impact on your health and that of the whole family: your marriage (or any other kinds of relationships)! 

In this episode, you'll learn about how becoming parents can affect your marriage (although you might already have noticed it yourself!), what common pitfalls to avoid, strategies to better nourish and nurture your marriage and when to know you need professional help.

Enjoy the listen! :)

 

Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby's bio:

Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a board certified life coach, and the founder and clinical director of Growing Self Counseling and coaching in Denver, Colorado. Though her practice is based in Denver she works with clients all over the US and internationally through online video. She's also the host of the Love, Happiness and Success podcast, and award-winning author of "Exaholics: Breaking your addiction to an Ex Love.

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          Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:15] Aglaée's updates

[5:38] Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby's bio

[8:30] Welcome!

[9:00] How becoming parents affect marital relationships

[11:52] Common pitfalls new parents face

[16:58] Strategies for couples to be on the same page

[22:50] The balance between flexibility and structure

[28:20] A new approach to conflicts

[33:18] Signs it's time to get professional help 

[41:04] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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Aug 30, 2016

Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they answer questions about controversial foods during pregnancy, specifically liver and kombucha!

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:08] Steph's updates

[3:52] Aglaée's updates

[8:35] Question:
Is liver safe during pregnancy?

[21:45] Question:
Is kombucha safe during pregnancy?

[29:40] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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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

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

Shownotes:

 
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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 2, 2016

Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they answer questions about prenatals and first trimester nutrition. :)

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:04] Steph's updates

[8:02] Aglaée's updates

[9:31] Question:
What prenatal vitamins is best? Are they really necessary?

[24:02] Question:
What are your best tips for first trimester nutrition?

[33:03] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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 19, 2016

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Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they do a long overdue Q&A episode! Today, they only cover one question but it's a good one. ;)

Listen their many very useful and practical tips to help you and your family eat real food frugally. They cover how to save money on your protein, produce and other real food, in addition to many other ways to make more room in your budget for what matters the most to you.

Enjoy the listen and let us know what your best tips are to eat healthy on a budget! :)
(in the comments below or over here on facebook)

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:55] Steph's updates

[10:50] Aglaée's updates

[13:13] Question: What are your best tips to eat real food for your family frugally?

[37:10] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 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 5, 2016

Join us as Aglaée interviews Dr. Sarah Ballantyne to learn more about the importance of preventing autoimmune conditions for moms and their family. In this episode, you'll also get answers to the million dollar question "How can mom improve their sleep?" and many practical steps to make it happen. 

Enjoy the listen and don't forget to check out Sarah's Go To Bed program!:)

Dr. Sarah Ballantyne’ bio:

Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. is the creator of the award-winning online resource www.ThePaleoMom.com; cohost of the syndicated top-rated The Paleo View Podcast; New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Approach, The Paleo Approach Cookbook and The Healing Kitchen, and creator of the online program Go To Bed. Sarah earned her doctorate degree in medical biophysics at the age of 26 and spent the next four years doing research on critical care medicine, innate immunity, gene therapy and cell biology, earning a variety of awards for research excellence along the way.  Sarah’s transition from academic researcher to stay-at-home mom to award-winning and internationally-recognized health advocate and educator was driven by her own health journey, which included losing 120 pounds and using both diet and lifestyle to mitigate and reverse a dozen diagnosed health conditions. As a scientist both by training and by nature, Sarah is deeply interested in understanding how the foods we eat interact with our gut barriers, immune systems, and hormones to influence health. Sarah’s innate curiosity goes further than just understanding diet and she is also deeply interested in the impact of lifestyle factors like sleep, stress and activity. Her passion for scientific literacy and her talent for distilling scientific concepts into straightforward and accessible explanations form the foundation of her work and her dedication to improving public health. Learn more by checking out Sarah’s website, podcast and books. You can also find Sarah on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope and Pinterest.

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Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, aka The Paleo Mom

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:27] Dr. Sarah Ballantyne's bio

[4:19] Real Food Mamas Updates

[6:44] Welcome Sarah!

[9:11] How fatigue, brain fog, memory loss, joint pain and other symptoms
usually attributed to "aging" could actually be an autoimmune conditions

[17:02] How lifestyle factors can help you feel better
by preventing and controlling autoimmunity

[17:53] How to know if you're at risk
(hint: being a woman puts you at risk!)

[27:10] Which lifestyle factor is the most important?
Diet, supplements, movement, stress management or sleep?

[34:11] The million dollar question:
How can moms get enough sleep?

[39:18] How to get your "me time" AND go to bed early

[40:26] How to maximize napping (short vs long naps)

[42:47] How moms need to let go and ask for help
(how our expectations and that of society is hurting our health!)

[47:38] How much sleep do you really need?
(hint: it is NOT that individual)

[50:43] Sarah's top 3 easy action steps for moms to sleep better

[59:38] Where to find more about Sarah and the Go To Bed Program

[1:01:55] Outro

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.
 
Jun 21, 2016

Blog-episode037

Join Stephanie and Aglaée as they talk about their daily routines and how they both make sure to include time for self-care on a regular basis. Many moms feel guilty and selfish for taking time for themselves and create boundaries, but it is a true necessity for all moms. Including you! :)

In this episode, you'll see how starting our routine the night makes a big difference. You'll also hear many different examples and see that there is no one right way to incorporate more self-care into your days. Hopefully this episode will give you the inspiration and motivation to make sure you give yourself the time and space to take a break from your many roles (mom, wife, professional...) for a few hours a week so you can breathe and just be yourself.

Enjoy the listen and let us know what your self-care practice looks like! :)
(in the comments below or over here on facebook)

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:42] Steph's updates

[4:38] Aglaée's updates

[13:50] Tips to establish a daily routine

[17:54] Steph's daily routine

[31:44] Steph's self-care practice

[34:02] Aglaée's daily routine

[39:49] Aglaée's self-care practice

[46:20] Our final tips to make your self-care practice work for you

[55:10] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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 7, 2016

Join us as we talk about everything sustainability!
In this episode, Aglaée interviews Diana Rodgers.

Learn about simple and easy steps you can take towards a more sustainable life, how red meat can be good for your health and the environment and how to source better quality foods locally.

We have the power to save the world with the food we put on your plate, so let's get started today. Enjoy the listen!:)

Diana Rodgers’ bio:

Diana Rodgers is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner living on a working organic farm outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She has written two books and hosts the Sustainable Dish podcast where she interviews experts in eco-living, nutrition, and food production. On her blog, SustainableDish.com, Diana shares recipes and information on living a more sustainable life. She sees patients in person and via Skype.

Diana Rodgers
Diana Rodgers, NTP, RD

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:49] Updates and the importance of self-care!

[5:47] Diana Rodgers' bio and overview of today's episode

[9:36] How Diana got interested in nutrition and food production
and how her family created a sustainable lifestyle on their organic farm

[20:31] Red meat and cancer: what's the bottom line?

[29:22] Is grain-fedmeat an option if you can't afford grass-fed beef?

[34:40] Diana's top 3 tips to make our life more sustainable

[39:46] How to feel more confident with your farmer and ask the right questions

[45:38] Coffee, chocolate, bananas... does Fair Trade really make a difference?

[50:50] Diana's advice to fix yourself first and then continue taking baby steps

[52:21] How Diana got through the RD (registered dietitian)'s
conventional nutrition program knowing all she knows

[53:53] Where to find Diana Rodgers (and work with her)

[55:05] Outro

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

Shownotes:

 
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 24, 2016

Join us as we share our favorite tips to eat healthy even as busy moms!

In this episode, Stephanie and Aglaée share their secrets to eat healthy foods while running around a toddler and working. Learn about our must-have ingredients and convenience foods in the kitchen, how we plan our meals, how we batch cook, how we make our time in the kitchen more enjoyable and our top 3 favorite quick and simple meals that can be put together in fewer than 5 minutes!

We share lots of personal examples and practical tips. Enjoy the listen!:)

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:42] Our updates

[10:59] How we stock up our kitchen with real food

[25:38] How we plan our meals for the week

[34:39] How batch cooking can save you time during the week

[37:50] How to make your time in the kitchen more enjoyable

[40:40] Our 3 favorite quick go-to meals

[48:00] Outro

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

 

Shownotes:

 
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 10, 2016

Join us as we talk about picky eaters! In this two part episode, Stephanie interviews Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert and Certified Nutrition Practitioner Danielle Binns.

On this episode, Danielle discusses picky eaters that are on the bottom of growth charts. You’ll also learn how to work with your pediatrician; problems with the traditional recommendations for gaining weight; reasons why a child may be underweight; protein requirements for kids and ways to ensure intake; why kids throw food on the floor and play with their food; how sign language can help picky eaters and so much more! You’ll walk alway from this episode equipped with tons of strategies for making healthy eating more fun and less stressful!

We share lots of personal examples and practical tips. Enjoy the listen!:)

Danielle Binns’ bio:

Danielle Binns (CNP) is a Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert.  More importantly, she’s a mom who gets it.  Motherhood is difficult in its own right.  But when your child doesn’t eat well, mom’s naturally worry.  Danielle’s first daughter was an extremely picky eater and mealtimes were a constant stress.  Today her daughter is thriving and one of the most adventurous kids at the dinner table.

With qualifications in Holistic Nutrition and Children’s Feeding, Danielle knows firsthand how to transform picky eaters into healthy eaters.  Her evidence-based strategies & “Picky Eater Protocol” changed mealtimes forever for many families, including her own.  Danielle also has a special place in her heart for ‘little ones’ who are underweight – like her daughter – and offers programs to help them thrive.  Understanding the stress that comes with raising a picky eater, she is equally committed to helping moms achieve health and happiness.  So they too can start seeing motherhood in a bright and colourful way.

You can read Danielle’s story and learn about her holistic programs for moms and “little ones” at www.daniellebinns.com.

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:55] Danielle Binns’ bio

[3:10] Concerns about picky eaters who are on the bottom of growth charts

[6:00] Other considerations parents need to look at outside of growth charts

[7:15] Strategies for those that are on the bottom of growth charts

[11:10] How to work with your pediatrician 

[12:10] The problem with traditional recommendations for gaining weight

[15:15] Reasons why a child may not be gaining weight

[16:50] How much protein kids need and strategies to ensure adequate consumption

[20:05] The deal with kids throwing food on the floor and playing with their food 

[25:20] How sign language can help picky eaters

[27:55] Danielle’s top tips for making mealtime less stressful and more fun 

[32:45] Action steps you can implement right now!

[35:10] Fun products for kids and picky eaters

[36:10] Outro

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

Shownotes:

  • www.daniellebinns.com
  • Free “Picky Eating” CheatsheetDanielle has created a special freebie for the Real Food Mama listeners which walks you through the 3 steps to fixing your daily mealtime routine which is one of the most common mistakes parents make with picky eaters.  You can find it here!
  • Danielle’s Picky Eater ProtocolWe also wanted all the moms with picky eaters here to know that Danielle’s 8 week online course called the Picky Eater Protocol – is relaunching in May.  What’s so awesome about this program is that she provides a step-by-step solution to help your child eat better using evidence-based strategies.  The Picky Eater Protocol has changed mealtimes (and lives) for many families with picky eaters. If you’re ready to turn your picky eater into a healthy eater, head over to www.daniellebinns.com/pickyeater to learn more.
  • FLOR tiles
  • ezpz Happy mat
  • Aglaée’s blog
  • Stephanie’s website
 
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.
 
Apr 26, 2016

Join us as we talk about picky eaters! In this two part episode, Stephanie interviews Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert and Certified Nutrition Practitioner Danielle Binns.

On this first episode, Danielle shares her inspiring story of how she helped her picky eater become an adventurous eater. You'll also learn how to identify if your child is a "picky eater," a "problem eater," or is just going through a phase; how mom's diet while pregnant and nursing can influence a child's taste preferences; what "typical" eating looks like for a child; what Danielle's kids eat; and common mistakes parents make with picky eaters. You'll walk alway from this episode equipped with tons of strategies for making healthy eating more fun and less stressful!

We share lots of personal examples and practical tips. Enjoy the listen!:)

Danielle Binns’ bio:

Danielle Binns (CNP) is a Pediatric Nutritionist & Picky Eating Expert.  More importantly, she’s a mom who gets it.  Motherhood is difficult in its own right.  But when your child doesn’t eat well, mom’s naturally worry.  Danielle’s first daughter was an extremely picky eater and mealtimes were a constant stress.  Today her daughter is thriving and one of the most adventurous kids at the dinner table.

With qualifications in Holistic Nutrition and Children’s Feeding, Danielle knows firsthand how to transform picky eaters into healthy eaters.  Her evidence-based strategies & “Picky Eater Protocol” changed mealtimes forever for many families, including her own.  Danielle also has a special place in her heart for ‘little ones’ who are underweight – like her daughter – and offers programs to help them thrive.  Understanding the stress that comes with raising a picky eater, she is equally committed to helping moms achieve health and happiness.  So they too can start seeing motherhood in a bright and colourful way.  

You can read Danielle’s story and learn about her holistic programs for moms and “little ones” at www.daniellebinns.com.

 

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:22] Steph's updates

[5:45] Danielle Binns' bio

[7:25] Danielle's inspiring story about her picky eater

[16:10] How to know if your child is a picky eater, if it’s a phase, and when you need to address the issue

[17:45] The difference between “problem eaters” and "picky eaters”’

[20:32] How mom’s diet while pregnant and nursing influences taste preferences

[22:25] What “typical” eating looks like for a child

[24:10] A typical day of eating for Danielle’s kids

[29:00] The most common mistakes parents make with picky eaters

[34:20] Strategies for making healthy eating fun

[37:25] Outro

 

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

Shownotes:

  • www.daniellebinns.com
  • Free "Picky Eating" CheatsheetDanielle has created a special freebie for the Real Food Mama listeners which walks you through the 3 steps to fixing your daily mealtime routine which is one of the most common mistakes parents make with picky eaters.  You can find it here!
  • Danielle's Picky Eater ProtocolWe also wanted all the moms with picky eaters here to know that Danielle's 8 week online course called the Picky Eater Protocol - is relaunching in May.  What's so awesome about this program is that she provides a step-by-step solution to help your child eat better using evidence-based strategies.  The Picky Eater Protocol has changed mealtimes (and lives) for many families with picky eaters. If you're ready to turn your picky eater into a healthy eater, head over to www.daniellebinns.com/pickyeater to learn more.
  • FLOR tiles
  • ezpz Happy mat
  • Aglaée’s blog
  • Stephanie’s website
 
 
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.
Apr 12, 2016

Join us as we discuss everything related to adrenal fatigue (or HPA axis dysfunction to be more precise). In this episode, Aglaée interviews registered dietitian and co-creator of My Paleo Rehab for Adrenal Fatigue Program Laura Schoenfeld. 

Learn what the HPA axis is and how it works in your body, see if you have some of the common signs and symptoms, discover easy ways to tweak your diet to better support your adrenals, which supplements to add and other simple but effective lifestyle strategies to have more energy to do everything real food mamas like us do to care for ourselves and all of our family! 

A lot of the info shared in this podcast might actually surprise you. Enjoy the listen! :)

 

Laura Schoenfeld's bio:

Laura Schoenfeld is a registered dietitian trained in functional medical nutrition therapy. She helps her clients identify and implement diet and lifestyle changes that will allow them to live their healthiest, fittest, symptom-free life, without being consumed by thoughts of food and exercise. She loves hikes with her dog, beach trips, live music, and heavy weight training. Find her at www.ancestralizeme.com.

Laura Schoefeld
Laura Schoenfeld, RD

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[2:57] Aglaée's updates

[3:55] Laura Schoenfeld's bio

[4:27] Adrenal fatigue and HPA axis dysfunction explained

[9:00] Signs and symptoms: do you have any of these?

[14:44] Why moms are more at risk of adrenal fatigue?

[18:52] Small but impactful changes for better adrenal health

[24:50] Why all moms need to eat more calories and carbs!

[30:33] Is meditation necessary (and realistic) for moms?

[35:20] Smart supplementation (including tips for pregnant and nursing mamas)

[42:05] Laura's adrenal fatigue program (My Paleo Rehab Program)

[47:02] Outro 

 

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

Shownotes:

 
 
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 29, 2016

We have exciting news for you! Join us to hear the special news and listen to our topic of the week, the first trimester.

In this episode, we share our stories about navigating the emotional and physical challenges associated with the first trimester. You'll hear us discuss the struggles we faced, what we did to overcome the symptoms (morning sickness and fatigue), and additional challenges for moms of multiples.

We also provide a few words of wisdom as well as suggestions on what we would do differently for future babies. If you're a mama-to-be, are currently in your first trimester, or enjoy reminiscing about your pregnancy, you'll enjoy this one!

 

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:52] Steph's Updates

[5:15] Aglaee's Updates

[8:26] Steph's First Trimester Story (first baby)

[15:15] Steph's First Trimester Story (second baby)

[23:35] Aglaee's First Trimester Story

[37:00] Things we would do differently in the first trimester

 

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

 

Shownotes:

 
 
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 15, 2016

In this episode, Stephanie interviews Bridgit Danner to talk about natural approaches to fertility such as acupuncture, chiropractic work, herbs, nutrition, and more! Bridgit also opens up and shares her struggle with postpartum depression and what helped her get through it. If you're interested in learning about holistic therapies, this is the show for you!

Have you used any of these alternative treatments while trying to conceive or while you were pregnant? Was this episode helpful? Let us know in the comments below or reach us on our Facebook page.

Bridgit Danners’s bio:

Bridgit Danner runs an online women’s health community called Women’s Wellness Collaborative.  Through this community, she interviews experts in women's health through blogs, videos, podcasts and online summits.

Bridgit Danner practiced Chinese Medicine for nearly 12 years and has performed over 12,000 treatments. She is also a certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition practitioner.  She has worked extensively in the fertility field, and has worked with many professional women in helping them find health within their busy lives.

Bridgit became passionate about women’s health after her own postpartum health crisis.  With the help of life coaching, holistic nutrition, functional medicine and whole food cooking, she was able to recover from postpartum depression, epstein barr virus and adrenal dysregulation.  She loves to share the tools and skills she’s learned, along with the tools of other experts, to help women everywhere find the energy and balance they crave.

bridgit
Bridgit Danner talks about natural approaches to fertility!

TIMESTAMPS:

[0:00] Intro

[1:07] Bridgit Danner’s bio

[2:08] Steph’s updates

[5:45] Bridgit's story 

[6:52] Bridgit's recovery from postpartum depression

[10:40] Natural approaches that help women improve their chances of conceiving

[14:45] How acupuncture can help moms with fertility and pregnancy

[23:30]How chiropractic work can help moms with fertility and pregnancy

[27:15] Herbs and supplements that may be helpful for fertility and pregnancy

[30:00] Bridgit's top tips for breastfeeding success

[37:15] Bridgit's diet philosophy

[28:30] 5 action steps moms can take to improve their chances of conceiving 

[43:45] Where to find more information about Bridgit and her upcoming hormones summit 

 

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

 

Shownotes:

www.bridgitdanner.com

Free, online Women's Wellness Summit: Hormones!

 

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