Postpartum

Bite Size Parenting Advice with Sharon Mazel

Do you feel overwhelmed by all the parenting choices available now?  In today’s podcast we discuss feeling confident in your choices as a parent.  We have so much information at our fingertips in 2024, it can be challenging to sort it all out.  Perhaps you feel conflicted about where to find reliable information or maybe you are experiencing […]

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How to Help the Partner Be the Best Partner They Can Be with Yiska Obadia

How would you like your partner to be involved during pregnancy and birth?  Today we dive into a conversation about birth partners and their role in supporting you through your birth experience.  We talk about how to prepare ahead of time by discussing the expectations and dynamics that influence both the emotional and physical aspects of birth

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Work Better as a Team! How to NOT Resent your Partner Postpartum with Lauren A. Tetenbaum, LMSW, JD, PMH-C 

Have you thought about how your relationship with your partner may be affected during the postpartum period?  Today’s podcast topic came from my students.  I noticed a heated conversation happening before my postnatal yoga class one day.  Several students had gathered together and were talking about how they felt anger and resentment towards their partners.  They felt like so

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How to Handle Postpartum Visitors and Setting Clear Boundaries with Ruth Gordon-Martin

Do you struggle with how to handle postpartum visitors and setting boundaries? Setting boundaries isn’t the easiest thing to do for some either. Personally, I was never good at this. After stumbling upon an article written by our guest, I instantly knew more folks needed to think about this ahead of time! We’ll touch upon

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Why it’s Important to Normalize Formula Feeding with Jayne Freeman

Have you considered the different choices there are when feeding your baby?  Offering choices and education is something we value here at PYC.  Our job is to support your choices for birth, however you choose to birth.  When it comes to feeding baby, nevertheless, not all parents feel this support.  Many parents sense judgement from others when they opt

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Postpartum Depression, Anxiety and Stress with Karen Kleiman

It’s been estimated that 15%-20% of parents experience postpartum depression, anxiety and stress. Note that these are only the numbers of folks who have reported. The reality is these numbers can be rather larger than estimated. In understanding these statistics, we are going to discuss the signs and symptoms of postpartum depression, anxiety and stress

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Helping Your Baby with Acid Reflux, Gas and Constipation with Hilary Sadler

Does your baby struggle with acid reflux, gas or constipation? Today we have a super fun topic diving deep into reflux, gas and constipation for your newborn. We’ll talk about the signs and ways to alleviate this. Did you know the breastfeeding parent’s diet may also influence babies being gassy? You know me, I love

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An Open & Honest Talk About Postpartum Problems with Sarah Merrill

Parents, did you ever feel the pressure to “bounce back,” fast after birth? Let’s be real, the postpartum experience isn’t always the one we imagine it to be. Today on Yoga| Birth| Babies, I’ve invited Sarah Merrill. Sarah recounts her own experience of postpartum and journey into parenthood. She is an advocate for birth trauma

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Reconnecting with Your Partner After Baby with Ashley Mariani

We have a hot topic on the podcast today, sex after baby. For many couples this aspect of the relationship can be strained or even nonexistent. From birth trauma, to fear, pain, feeling uncomfortable in your body, or completely disconnected from your partner, postpartum sex is a complicated issue.   To take on this issue,

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When Your “O” Stands for Ouch with Christina Walsh

Sometimes after baby your “O” can stand for ouch! Yes, today we’re talking about sex after baby. For many pelvic floor dysfunction turns what was once a pleasurable part of life into something painful. This pain doesn’t have to be permanent though and with the help of a PT you can have a better quality

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How to Prepare Your Home for Baby to Thrive the Montessori Way with Jeanne-Marie Paynel

When you think about preparing your home for the arrival of your new baby your mind might go to a place of baby-proofing and purchasing toys and gear like cribs and high chairs. However, what if you home didn’t need more stuff? Today we’re looking at how to create an environment that encourages your baby’s

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All About pumping with Heather ONeal CNM, IBCLC and Maureen Farrell CLC, DEM from Milk Minute Podcast

Pumping is a pretty hot topic among new parents. As a matter of fact, when I polled my postnatal yoga students on what their current concerns were and what they needed support with, nearly everyone had a pumping question. Whether they were getting ready to go back to work or just wanted to spend a

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The Process of Weaning with Dr. Lilly Hubschman-Shahar DNP, RN, NNP-BC, IBCLC

Weaning either from breast or bottle feeding, can be a very controversial topic. From when you should do it, to how should you do it, many parents are left feeling frustrated, confused, and even bereft. It’s been a popular topic of late at PYC and this podcast comes by request from my students in Postnatal

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Sex During Pregnancy and After Baby with Dr. Sabrina Baxter

For many sex is a very different experience while pregnant and newly postpartum. From wondering if you might hurt your baby to the physical discomfort one may experience, a lot of questions come to mind. Today we’re going to talk about sex during pregnancy and after baby. I gathered some of the students together from

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