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"Doctor Mom" Podcast

Join Stephanie Greunke, 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, 2022

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 27, 2022

Steph interviews Michelle Kennedy about how to make like-minded mom friends! Michelle is the founder and CEO of Peanut. Peanut is a free app that helps connect moms nearby and have conversations across meaningful topics from sex and feminine health to IVF, pregnancy, first years, midlife and beyond. With over 2M+ women using the app, Peanut has become a coveted destination for women looking to connect, ask questions and find support. 

In this episode, they openly share their own struggles with meeting and keeping mom friends. They explore why female friendships are so important, especially during uncertain times. They talk about the awkwardness that can come with trying to build friendships and how to overcome it. Hint: we’re all feeling a little awkward. Michelle also shares the pros/cons of virtual vs in-person connection and makes a case for the impact of virtual connection. You’ll walk away feeling inspired to connect (or reconnect) with other moms and have a game plan for how to do it! 

Topics Discussed:

  • Why many moms feel isolated and lonely
  • Why it’s hard to make and keep mom friends
  • How identity changes and shifts in motherhood impact friendships
  • How to overcome the initial awkwardness of meeting friends
  • Where to go to meet new friends
  • How the pandemic has impacted friendships and connection

Show Notes:

Michelle Kennedy is founder and CEO of Peanut, one of the fastest-growing apps for women. Having started her career as an M&A lawyer at leading international law firm Mishcon de Reya, she later joined dating app, Badoo, where she rose to Deputy CEO at the multi-billion dollar behemoth. During her tenure at Badoo she was integral to and inaugural board member of Bumble. Having worked in social discovery for ten years, Michelle has unprecedented experience and understanding of the safety and growth components of building a social network for women and continues to execute on her mission to make Peanut the leading network to connect women when they need each other most.

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 

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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 20, 2022

Dr. Elana interviews Ashleigh VanHouten on the topic of Organ Meats! She was recommended by our friends over at Paleovalley @paleovalley and so glad they connected us and she has so much passion and knowledge to share! 

They talked about why mamas and kiddos should consider adding organ meats to their diets and she shared some favorite recipes along with a mom hack on how to use Paleovalley’s Organ Complex Capsules in place of cooking organ meats as an option.  They also talked about how common it is for women in particular to undereat protein and on today’s episode, they help guide you mamas on how to assess if you are getting your needs met and if not how to slowly build up your protein and nutrient-dense food needs so you can thrive! 

Also as a reminder - our friends at Palevoalley have generously offered our listeners 15% off all orders using the code DOCTORMOM. You can check out their Organ Complex Capsules that include desiccated liver, heart, and kidney along with their meat sticks, superfood bars, and all of their other nutrient dense high-quality whole food goodies I personally can’t live without! Visit their website www.palevoaelly.com/doctormom and start saving 15% off now with code DOCTORMOM. 

Topics Discussed:

  • Why organ meats are nature’s multivitamin 
  • Busting myths about why organ meats are not toxic
  • Favorite ways to prepare organ meats
  • Mom hacks how to serve organ meats to kiddos (and adults with aversions) 
  • How women can assess if they are eating enough protein and nutrient-dense foods

Show Notes:

Ashleigh is a health coach, speaker, podcast host, and author of one of the only nose-to-tail, organ-meat-centric cookbooks in existence, called It Takes Guts. Her new book is called Carnivore-ish. She is the host of the Muscle Maven Radio podcast, downloaded more than 1.5 million times, where she interviews some of the leading minds in exercise and nutrition methodology and overall wellness. She’s developed a range of coaching programs and workshops aimed at improving physical strength, overall wellness, and a deeper understanding of our bodies and optimal health, including Muscle Science for Women and the Jacked Back Pull-Up Program. Connect with Ashleigh on Instagram @themusclemaven or on her website, ashleighvanhouten.com

This Episode’s Sponsor

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 

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 13, 2022

Dr. Elana shares her birth story with baby #3! Adena Mae recently joined the Roumell family and her arrival has been a beautiful, healing experience. Dr. Elana walks us through her journey including how the last few months of her pregnancy went, what happened as she approached her “guess date”, and her magical birth story. Elana shares how she worked with practitioners on both physical and mental resilience, allowing her to experience labor and delivery with less attachment to the outcome. This episode provides powerful tools you can use on your journey to and through motherhood. Even if your family is complete, her story is a heartwarming one to listen to and celebrate along with her.

Topics Discussed:

  • The three mental tools Elana used to prepare for Adena’s birth
  • How to surrender instead of control
  • How a therapist can be part of your birth team
  • Elana’s birth story
  • How Elana is processing her story

Show Notes: 

  • Click here to learn more about Dr. Elana Roumell’s Doctor Mom Membership, a membership designed for moms who want to be their child’s number one health advocate!
  • Click here to learn more about Steph Greunke, RD’s online nutrition program and community, Postpartum Reset, an intimate private community and online roadmap for any mama (or mama-to-be) who feels stuck, alone, and depleted and wants to learn how to thrive in motherhood.
  • Listen to today’s episode on our website

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 DOCTORMOM100 for $100 off your first 3 months of Needed’s Complete Plan!

Active Skin Repair is a must-have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping (with $35 minimum purchase). Visit BLDGActive.com to order.

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 6, 2022

Summary:

Steph interviews Dr. Diana Hill about how to cultivate resilience and psychological flexibility. Dr. Diana Hill takes the most cutting edge, compassion-focused psychological science and helps you apply it to your daily life. In this interview, she helps us learn tools to skillfully adapt to life’s ongoing challenges, live more aligned with our values, and find fulfillment. Moms are increasingly feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and burned out, and often aren’t provided with information on how to navigate the growing demand. This conversation is a must listen if you’re seeking skills to navigate uncertainty and learn how to stay present, adapt,and thrive during challenging times.

Topics Discussed: 

  • What psychological flexibility is
  • What blocks us from becoming resilient
  • What actually happens when we let go of control
  • How to feel grounded when life is uncertain
  • How to develop self-compassion
  • How to fight back against not feeling enough

Show Notes:

Captivating, evidence-based, and applied, Dr. Diana Hill takes the most cutting edge psychological science and helps you apply it to your daily life. Dr. Hill is an internationally known author, speaker, podcaster, and consultant. An expert in Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT), Diana guides individuals and groups in becoming more psychologically flexible–so that they can stay present, adapt and thrive during challenging times.

Dr. Hill’s goal is to help her clients find meaning, fulfillment and connection at work and at home, so that they can feel more productive, aligned and effective in all aspects of their lives. She offers practical tools, real life examples, and experiential exercises, so that participants can implement the skills they learn right away.

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 DOCTORMOM100 for $100 off your first 3 months of Needed’s Complete Plan!

Active Skin Repair is a must-have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping (with $35 minimum purchase). Visit BLDGActive.com to order.

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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