Yoga | Birth | Babies

17 Mar 5 Questions to ask Your Care Provider Before Birth : A minisode with Deb!

As a doula, I’ve heard this lament time and time again: “I received the name of my doctor from a friend, and if I had known what to ask, I probably would have switched doctors a long time ago. Now I feel it is too...

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05 Dec Big Babies with Rebecca Dekker

In today’s episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies I speak with founder and author of Evidence Based Birth®, Rebecca L. Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN. After years of being an assistant professor and researcher, Rebecca combined her skills for research and writing and founded Evidence...

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29 Nov Barbara Harper and the Beauty of Water Birth

In today’s episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with internationally recognized expert on waterbirth and gentle birth and author of Gentle Birth Choices, Barbara Harper. Barbara explains what drew her to embracing and advocating for water birth and demystifies some of the...

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21 Nov Childproofing Your Marriage

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, we bring back Dr. Michelle Canarick to discus childproofing your marriage! While starting a family is incredibly exciting for many, the addition of this new family member can greatly shift the status quo for the relationship...

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07 Nov Umbilical Cord 101 with Dr. Mark Sloan

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, Dr Mark Sloan talks all things umbilical cord! He thoughtfully and thoroughly discusses everything from delayed cord clamping, to the controversial subject of cord blood banking to a nuchal cord and it’s occurrence rate. Dr. Mark Sloan...

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07 Nov Placental Encapsulation with Michelle LaDue

Michelle LaDue M.S., L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist in New York State and a Nationally Board Certified Chinese Herbalist. She holds a Masters of Science Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, where she completed a four...

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31 Oct Dr. George Mussalli of Village Obstetrics

In this episode I speak with the very experienced, compassionate and knowledge, NYC obstetrician  Dr. George Mussalli. Dr. George Mussalli has extensive experience in both hands-on daily care and administrative medicine. He is the former Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the beloved St. Vincent’s Hospital...

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18 Oct Family Centered Cesarean

This week on Yoga | Birth | Babies we cover the topic of Family Centered Cesarean with Narchi Jovic and Suzanne Chesney, the co-leaders of the NYC chapter of The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) is a nonprofit...

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03 Oct Pain, Suffering and Trauma in Labor with Penny Simkin

We have a very special episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies to share with you! I had the pleasure of speaking with world renowned author and birth authority, Penny Simkin. Penny Simkin, P.T., is a physical therapist, childbirth educator, doula, and birth counselor. She is...

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29 Aug Postpartum Depression with Michelle Canarick Ph. D.

  For today's podcast Deb has invited Dr. Canarick to speak about Postpartum depression. She and Deb discuss ways you can recognize PPD and how to find loving support in your community.  Michelle Canarick is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the mother of two young children. As...

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