Postpartum

20 Feb Crunchy Radish founder Miranda Hammer on Nutrition for the New Mama

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with founder of the CrunchyRadish.com, registered dietitian, and natural foods chef Miranda Hammer.  We discuss nutrition, food preferences and aversions during pregnancy, and how to get optimal nutrition for mom and baby.  We also...

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30 Jan February Mom of the Month: Meet Michelle Tsang!

Community and support are a vital part of Prenatal Yoga Center.  To help encourage relationships and get to know one another a little better, we like to introduce a new mom and her baby each month.  This month, please meet Michelle Tsang and her 5...

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02 Jan Informed Consent; Changing the Way Women Are Treated In Birth

We are at an interesting point in time regarding how women are being viewed and treated. A dark and heavy curtain is being drawn back, and many violent, belittling, and humiliating acts of sexual assault and harassment are coming to light. Both the political arena...

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27 Nov Taking Charge of Postpartum Health with Dr. Debra Bingham

In this episode of "Yoga | Birth | Babies," I speak with founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement, Dr Debra Bingham.  Recently in the news there have been articles discussing the study “Nurses' Knowledge and Teaching of Possible Postpartum Complications”...

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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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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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25 Aug Belly Binding with Lindsey Vestal of The Functional Pelvis

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with owner and founder of the The Functional Pelvis, occupational therapist, Lindsey Vestal.  This is Lindsey’s second time on the podcast and it is always such a joy to geek out with her as...

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