Birth Stories

02 Jun Community Birth Stories with Kristina Podsiadly

Within the hustle and bustle of NYC, it is essential to find community and support, especially for a new parent.  In this week’s episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with devoted yogini and mother, Kristina Podsiadly.  Kristina’s natural optimism and easy going...

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13 May May’s Mom of the Month: Meet Jada Strabbing!

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, we are pleased to introduce you to...

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25 Apr Racial Disparity and its Effect on Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality

In this episode of "Yoga | Birth | Babies," I speak with accomplished author, health psychologist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett.  We dive deeply into an important and timely discussion about racial disparity and the effects of breastfeeding and infant mortality. ...

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02 Apr Community Birth Stories with Emeline Foster

Today on Yoga| Birth|Babies I speak with PYC community member, Emeline Foster.  Emeline is a second time mother who openly shares her struggles with deciding if she should have a second cesarean or explore a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean).  Emeline is open and honest...

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04 Mar March Mom of the Month : Meet Rebecca Elder

One of the best aspects of being part of a community is the benefit of learning from one another.  Our mom of the month, Rebecca shares some wise tips that she learned along the way. If you could go back and give yourself advice as a...

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23 Jan Community Birth Stories with Bridget Tichar

In this episode of "Yoga | Birth | Babies" we're sharing an inspirational birth story from our community. Today's guest Bridget Tichar had a great birth and we want to share her experience to provide some inspiration and comfort for our expectant Mamas! Bridget was...

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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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03 Dec Mom of Month: Meet Bridget Tichar!

What has surprised you most about motherhood thus far? I’m most surprised with how many other moms are now my friends! The commonality of going through pregnancy, labor, birth, and raising a child is such a unifying experience that I instantly have a connection with...

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02 Nov Life After Loss, A Story of Miscarriage and Moving Forward

By guest blogger, Michelle W. Canarick, Ph. D. The day before my mother’s birthday I was 12-weeks pregnant and my husband and I sat in the waiting room of the sonogram area of the hospital. I don’t know what we were doing...

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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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