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"Doctor Mom" Podcast

Join Stephanie Greunke, Whole30’s 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 and share personal stories so you leave each episode with practical tips to be a proactive parent! Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Aviva Romm, Dr. Elisa Song, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Lily Nichols, Ali Miller, Melissa Urban, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join the “Doctor Mom” community so you can feel supported on the journey of motherhood and empowered working with your healthcare providers. Follow the hosts on Instagram @stephgreunke and @drelanaroumell and visit us at doctormompodcast.com
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Now displaying: September, 2021

Join Stephanie Greunke, Whole30’s 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 and share personal stories so you leave each episode with practical tips to be a proactive parent!  

Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Aviva Romm, Dr. Elisa Song, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Lily Nichols, Ali Miller, Melissa Urban, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. 

Subscribe and join the “Doctor Mom” community so you can feel supported on the journey of motherhood and empowered working with your healthcare providers. 

Find The “Doctor Mom” Podcast at www.doctormompodcast.com and follow the hosts on Instagram @stephgreunke and @drelanaroumell.

Sep 28, 2021

Dr. Elana interviews Michaeleen Doucleff - author of New York Times bestseller Hunt, Gather, Parent and global health correspondent for NPR’s Science Desk. They discussed Michaeleen’s vulnerable power struggles with her own child and how she overcame the conflict in her home by modeling parenting ways she observed while on assignment in areas like the Yucatan and the Arctic. She couldn’t believe how cooperative and confident the children were while on her travels and decided to dedicate years to learn techniques from parents all over the world so parents can improve relationships with their kids and avoid conflict.

Topics Discussed:

  • How to raise cooperative and collaborative children
  • Benefits of 3 comments per hour max!
  • The leading cause of anxiety and depression in kids and how we can avoid that
  • What we often do wrong as parents and how to easily change it!
  • 3 tips how to raise confident kids
  • How to guide kids versus control them
  • How to encourage shared responsibilities around the house

Show Notes:

Michaeleen Doucleff, PhD, is a global health correspondent for NPR’s Science Desk and the author of the New York Times bestseller Hunt, Gather, Parent. The book describes a way of raising kind and confident children, which moms and dads all over the world have turned to for millennia.

Doucleff has a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Berkeley, California, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Caltech.

For the past decade, Doucleff has reported on disease outbreaks and children’s health for NPR. Before that, Doucleff was an editor at the journal Cell, where she wrote about the science behind pop culture.

She lives in San Francisco with her husband, daughter and German Shepherd, Savanna

This Episode’s Sponsors 

Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 

Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan which includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. To get started, head to thisisneeded.com, and use code DOCTORMOM50 for $50 off Needed’s Complete Plan!

Light therapy is a rare treatment that really is one-size-fits-all. Busy moms can benefit from more healthy light in their lives. Light Therapy provides many health benefits like enhanced cellular function and ATP energy production, better skin, increased blood flow, better sleep and faster recovery after workouts. Visit joovv.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM for $50 off your first purchase.

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

 

 

Sep 21, 2021

Steph interviews Ana Lorena Fabrega, teacher and Chief evangelist at Synthesis, an online enrichment program where kids learn through games and simulations. Ana left teaching in Summer 2019 to become an EDUpreneura passionate educator outside the classroom building learning alternatives to break the mold. In this episode they discuss some of the challenges with the traditional childhood education structure, practical ways parents can support their child’s education to encourage critical thinking and problem solving skills, why failing is important for kids, and tips for parents navigating another year of virtual schooling. You’ll walk away feeling empowered with strategies to set your little one(s) up for success in and out of the classroom.

Topics Discussed:

  • Why more time in school doesn’t equal more learning
  • Why it’s important for kids to fail
  • How to navigate virtual learning
  • How to help kids enjoy learning and retain information
  • How to help our kids thrive in a constantly changing world

Show Notes:

I left teaching in Summer 2019 to become an EDUpreneura passionate educator outside the classroom building learning alternatives to break the mold.

In early 2020 I co-created Write of Passage Summer Camp: a virtual learning experience where kids from different parts of the world meet to work on projects they care about.

I’m now Chief Evangelist at Synthesis, a new online learning experience for curious and ambitious kids who want to learn how to build the future. We are scaling up the most innovative ideas from Ad Astra the school our cofounder started with Elon Musk— using a game-based approach to learning. Learn more about Synthesis here or watch the video below:

This Episode’s Sponsors 

Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 

Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan which includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. To get started, head to thisisneeded.com, and use code DOCTORMOM50 for $50 off Needed’s Complete Plan!

Light therapy is a rare treatment that really is one-size-fits-all. Busy moms can benefit from more healthy light in their lives. Light Therapy provides many health benefits like enhanced cellular function and ATP energy production, better skin, increased blood flow, better sleep and faster recovery after workouts. Visit joovv.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM for $50 off your first purchase.

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

Sep 14, 2021

Steph interviews Karen Kleiman, MSW, LCSW about how partners can navigate common relationship challenges postpartum. Karen Kleiman is the founder and director of The Postpartum Stress Center. She is the author of several books on postpartum depression and just released a new book called What About Us? A New Parents Guide to Safeguarding Your Relationship. They discuss how a variety of relationships are impacted by the transition to motherhood and how to overcome those challenges. If your relationship needs some TLC after baby or if you want to prepare for the potential challenges ahead, this is a must listen!

Topics Discussed:

  • How the pandemic has made things exponentially harder for new moms
  • Common relationship challenges new parents face
  • How to keep the spark alive even when you’re feeling touched out
  • What to do if you find yourself feeling resentful 
  • First steps for more clear communication

Show Notes:

Karen Kleiman, MSW, licensed, clinical social worker, is founder and director of The Postpartum Stress Center. She is author of several books on postpartum depression and an internationally recognized postpartum depression expert. In 1988 she founded The Postpartum Stress Center, a treatment and training facility for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. In addition to her clinical practice, Karen teaches an advanced post-graduate course for clinicians based on The Art of Holding Perinatal Women in Distress™ model of intervention and provides training programs for healthcare professionals and mentoring opportunities for therapists who specialize in the treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

This Episode’s Sponsors 

Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 

 

Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan which includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. To get started, head to thisisneeded.com, and use code DOCTORMOM50 for $50 off Needed’s Complete Plan!

Light therapy is a rare treatment that really is one-size-fits-all. Busy moms can benefit from more healthy light in their lives. Light Therapy provides many health benefits like enhanced cellular function and ATP energy production, better skin, increased blood flow, better sleep and faster recovery after workouts. Visit joovv.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM for $50 off your first purchase.

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

Sep 7, 2021

Dr. Elana interviews guest Emily Fletcher, founder of Ziva Meditation and the leading expert in meditation for performance. She has taught over 40,000 people the skill of meditation and she recently released ZivaKids to share the benefits of meditation with kids ages 4-14. She is an international speaker and author of the best selling book - Stress Less, Accomplish More. In this episode, they discussed how to successfully set up a daily practice for busy mamas and their wiggly kiddos! Her method will change your mind at what is possible for anyone to master mindfulness, meditation and manifestation.

Topics Discussed:

  • How meditating for 15 minutes for 15 days can change your life
  • How kids can benefit from meditation
  • How moms can benefit from meditation
  • How to successfully create a meditation practice even with busy lives!
  • When a good age to start meditation for kids
  • How wiggly kids can still meditate!
  • How to cultivate emotional intelligence, resilience and creativity in our kids

Show Notes:

Emily Fletcher is the founder of Ziva Meditation and the leading expert in meditation for performance. She has taught over 40,000 people the skill of meditation. She is an international speaker and author. Her best-selling book, Stress Less, Accomplish More, debuted at #7 out of all books on Amazon and has been translated into 12 languages.

The New York Times, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Vogue and ABC have all featured Emily’s work. She’s been named one of the top 100 women in wellness to watch and has spoken at Apple, Google and Harvard Business School.

Ziva graduates include Oscar, Grammy, & Emmy award winners, Navy SEALS & NBA players.

The Ziva Technique is a powerful combination of mindfulness, meditation and manifesting designed to help you get better at life, not meditation.

This Episode’s Sponsors 

Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 

Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan which includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. To get started, head to thisisneeded.com, and use code DOCTORMOM50 for $50 off Needed’s Complete Plan!

Light therapy is a rare treatment that really is one-size-fits-all. Busy moms can benefit from more healthy light in their lives. Light Therapy provides many health benefits like enhanced cellular function and ATP energy production, better skin, increased blood flow, better sleep and faster recovery after workouts. Visit joovv.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM for $50 off your first purchase.

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

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