Mothering

04 Nov Big Beings, Little Body: The New Parenting Paradigm with Carrie Contey PhD

Today on "Yoga | Birth | Babies," I speak with internationally recognized coach, author, speaker and educator, Carrie Contey.  Carrie and I have a lively and enlightening discussion about why understanding your child’s brain will help you become a better parent.  A helpful episode for...

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31 Oct Mom of Month: Meet Jamie Hurwitz!

What has surprised you most about motherhood thus far? There is no “normal.” I can’t get over how different every baby is. As a brand new mom, I love having the PYC community to connect with other moms, and naturally, the conversation turns to our...

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13 Oct “The Big Let Down” author Kimberly Seals Allers

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with journalist and author of the book, The Big Let Down- How Medicine, Big Business and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding.  Kimberly and I discus the role of big pharmaceutical companies and the push for baby...

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06 Oct Community Birth Stories with Chantal Eder

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with new mother and yoga teacher, Chantal Eder. We discus the the challenges and joys of pregnancy and new motherhood. Chantal also opens up about her surprisingly unique birth and processing the experience. New...

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01 Oct Mom of the Month: Meet Corinne Low!

If you’ve met Corinne Low, you’d remember her. She’s got infectious energy, a wealth of sound advice, and an admirable dedication to breastfeeding, i.e. pumping while practicing yoga. She also has “a really interesting motherhood story because although Kai is my first baby, I’ve been...

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22 Sep Minisode: Preparing for Your Birth

This week on "Yoga | Birth | Babies" I wanted to talk to you about preparing for birth. As a speaker and teacher I'm frequently asked, "What tips would you give expectant parents?" Well based on my experience and what I see in my students,...

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12 Sep Lack of Postpartum Support is Hurting New Mothers

Every Wednesday between 12 and 12:15 pm I check in with the mothers who have come to take postnatal yoga. While many different women have cycled through in the past 15 years, many of the issues, concerns, and complaints remain the same. Feeling overwhelmed, completely...

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01 Sep Mom of the Month: Meet Jenny Wood!

If you come to class regularly then you know that we talk a lot about accepting and embracing the unexpected when it comes to giving birth. Good thing Jenny Wood came to class a lot! Her daughter, Noa Violet, entered the world in dramatic fashion...

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18 Aug Lori McAlister founder of Sequencology & Mother of 2

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies I speak with acclaimed yoga educator, founder of Sequencology, and mother of 2 Lori McAlister. We talk about how Lori's practice has evolved over time, how she was able to use yoga to deal with unexpected...

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12 Aug The Fifth Trimester with Lauren Smith Brody

On this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with author and 5th Trimester Movement founder, Lauren Smith Brody.  Lauren and I have a lively conversations about the challenges and struggles many mothers face when heading back to work after the birth of...

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