Pregnancy

28 Nov Rainbow Babies with Jessica Mougis

Approximately 10-25% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. With such a high percentage of pregnancies naturally terminating, why is this subject often talked about in whispers behind closed doors? When any personal loss is experienced, support is often desired and needed and subsequent pregnancies may be...

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14 Nov Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Eating Disorders

One of the three pillars of Prenatal Yoga Center methodology is community, also knows as sangha. Feeling part of community, especially in such a transitional time like pregnancy and parenthood, can help assuage fears, feel supported and find a general camaraderie. In an effort to...

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25 Sep Time Outs; Not just for children

As parents our actions have a lot of power. We are constantly modeling the behavior our children mimic and setting the environment for their developing minds. Recently I found myself having one of "those days." The kind of day when you're super frustrated, everyone and...

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02 Aug Sex During Pregnancy & Postpartum with The V Club’s Courtney Cleman & Alexandria Ross

Navigating a satisfying sex life with your partner during pregnancy and postpartum can be a bit challenging for many.  Fear of hurting the baby, working through body image issues and share logistics can create a gap in a sexual relationship. In this episode of Yoga| Birth|...

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14 May Deserving of Better Care for Expectant and New Parents; The New ACOG Guidelines

In April 2018, ACOG, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, released a new recommended guideline for Maternal Care.  This new set of suggested protocols has the potential to vastly improve maternal health, which currently has a bleak outcome of 17.3 deaths per 100,000 live...

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07 Mar Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders with Paige Bellenbaum of the Motherhood Center

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with licensed social worker and Program Director of the Motherhood Center of New York, Paige Bellenbaum.  This deeply honest and moving discussion needs to be heard and discussed with all expectant women, partners and...

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27 Feb Words Matter: How Words Can Affect Your Birth

My heart melted when I read my daughter's preschool monthly newsletter. The theme this month is "The Power of words."  The lesson, the words you say have impact.  "Before you speak, think and be smart.  It's hard to fix a wrinkled heart."  Words can hurt. ...

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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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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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