Yoga | Birth | Babies

21 Nov Pain, Suffering, & Trauma In Labor

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I had the pleasure of speaking with world renowned author and birth authority, Penny Simkin. We spoke of the important topic of pain versus suffering, how women’s satisfaction and memory of their birth has a direct...

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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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07 Nov Financial Advice for Parents

Did you know it will cost a middle-income couple slightly more than $245,000 to raise a child born in 2013 to the age of 18.?!  On this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with financial advisor, Amy Brackett.  She and I discuss...

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24 Oct Plan To Support Yourself: The Necessity of A Postpartum Mental Health Check In

With the myriad of nursery decor, strollers and baby gadgets, it is not surprising the amount of time and effort new parents spend on preparing for the arrival of their new family member. Unfortunately, the check list of preparation rarely makes it to setting up...

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03 Oct Trauma Informed Prenatal Yoga 

Stepping onto the yoga mat may feel very vulnerable for many people. It's a time to be present with body, mind and breath and that can be challenging, especially if you have suffered through any type of traumatic experience. According to Sidran Institute, an estimated 70...

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26 Sep Planning for Postpartum: How to Handle Family and Guests

Planning for Postpartum and How to Handle Family and Guests! You had a baby! Great! Now what?? There are so many things to consider when planning for postpartum. What kind of support do you need? Who is giving you that support? Are you breastfeeding, bottle feeding or...

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29 Aug PREPARING FOR YOUR 2ND AND BEYOND! WITH ‘YOU PLUS 2 PARENTING’ FOUNDER RACHEL CEDAR

My son was a little over 2 1/2 years old when my daughter was due. By that time, my husband, son and I had gotten into a good rhythm functioning as a family of 3.  I would be lying if I said I was not...

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23 Aug Reducing Unnecessary Cesarean Birth With Dr. Neel Shah

This week we're continuing to revisit a few of my must listen to episodes! This is such an important issue and episode, even if you did listen to the first release I would highly recommend revisiting this episode. The current US cesarean rates hover around 33%. However, the...

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20 Jun Meditation with Arden Martin of The Spring Meditation

Reducing stress and depression, increasing self awareness and happiness are just some of the amazing benefits of mediation. In this episode of Yoga | Birth |Babies, I speak with Vedic Meditation teacher and founder of The Spring Meditation, Arden Martin.  Our deep and lively talk reveals...

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12 May What Do You Really Need For Baby?

Baby stuff everywhere!  Why does it feel like having a baby comes with so much equipment and accessories?  Have you ever stopped to think about what is truly necessary and what is just really good marketing? In this episode of Yoga|Birth|Babies, I speak with Adriane Stare,...

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