Healthy Births, Happy Babies | Prenatal Care | Natural Birth | Pregnancy | Pediatrics

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A weekly podcast interviewing experts in the prenatal, natural birth and pediatric care field sharing their wisdom about how to feel safe, supported and empowered during your pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Brought to you by the prenatal and pediatric specialists in acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, yoga, lactation and birth education at the Cap Wellness Center.

Episodios

  • 150: Recovering from Postpartum Incontinence-Happy Sneeze and Pelvic Floor PT

    26/07/2021 Duración: 33min

    Guest: Laura Vidal Borrell is the mom of two boys and the founder of HappySneeze, a team dedicated to creating digital solutions that radically increase access to quality pelvic and incontinence care for women. In this episode, we will cover: what "Transitional Incontinence" is and how long the "window to recovery" from it is what other common complaints/symptoms associated with persistent pelvic floor issues women suffer with (other than just leaking after jumping, coughing or sneezing) that women might not think are related what 3 things you can do now to prevent incontinence problems after the birth of your baby what pelvic floor PT methods have shown a 60-91% success rate with incontinence regardless of the amount of time that has passed after your last birth Resources mentioned in the conversation: www.HappySneeze.com Happy Sneeze on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehappysneezeprogram/ About Laura Vidal Borrell: I am a Mom, Technologist, and Entrepreneur. I am the founder of HappySneeze, a tea

  • 149: Birth Story: One Mom’s 4 Very Different Births

    12/07/2021 Duración: 01h19s

    Guest: Amy Bayer is a military wife and a mother of four young kids, as well as a barre instructor, nutritionist, and undercover copywriter. On this episode, she shares her journey of 4 very different births: from a 55 hour labor, to C-section, to VBAC with an epidural, to an unmedicated VBAC and everything she did to achieve that progress In this episode, we will cover: what Amy learned about pelvic floor tightness from intense exercise that contributed to her first births being so difficult what changes she made after her c-section to prepare for birth #3 that allowed her to experience a successful VBAC (vaginal birth after c-section) what her top recommendations are for all women that want to improve their next birth outcome (or make it a great one from the first birth!) Resources mentioned in the conversation: www.CapWellnessCenter.com To get in touch with Amy on Instagram: @cleaneatingwithamybayer About Amy Bayer: Amy Bayer is a military wife and a mother of four young kids, as well as a barre instru

  • 148: Designing Your Nursery in a Safe, Non-Toxic Way with Deborah Dimare

    31/05/2021 Duración: 36min

    Guest: Deborah Dimare is a wellness & cruelty free interior designer who focuses on design that is non toxic, safe & designed for optimal mental & physical development. Today we'll talk about what chemicals, furniture and decor to look for and to avoid when creating a nursery or kids space.  In this episode, we will cover: Safe, non-toxic considerations when choosing a crib mattress, furniture, rugs, wall paints, lighting, scents, etc for your baby's room  What the GOTS and Naturepedic certifications are and why these 2 certifications are what you should look for on products that are going in your nursery What the 3 most important features of your baby's room should have to make it a healthy, playful and relaxing environment for your child  Resources mentioned in the episode: to learn about her Online Nursery & Kids Room Design Course (discount code = FIFTYDRJAY for 50% off) Her video "How to Choose a Safe Crib Mattress": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdStmAK3ocM&t=3s About Deborah

  • 147: Carrying the Grief of Losing a Child

    19/04/2021 Duración: 41min

    Guest: Megan Hillukka is a bereaved mother, with 6 children, 5 who are still here. Through her experience of the death of her daughter Aria, she helps parents carry their grief instead of suffering with grief, and to truly learn how to walk side by side with both grief and joy. In this episode, we will cover: Megan's own story of losing her child, Aria, was like for her and how she learned to cope with the sadness, depression, anger, PTSD and fear that she experienced because of it What the common experiences are of grieving process, for mothers, for fathers, for siblings What the most important thing a friend or family member can do for a grieving parent that makes the biggest difference Resources mentioned in the episode: link to her website: www.meganhillukka.com FB group for support for bereaved mothers: www.facebook.com/groups/cultivatedfamily Megan's Mini-Program to help parents who have experienced child loss: www.stoptalkingstartfeeling.com About Megan Hillukka: Megan Hillukka is a bereaved mother

  • 146: 13 Things Strong Kids Do with Amy Morin

    05/04/2021 Duración: 28min

    Guest: Amy Morin, the critically renowned author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do and popular TEDx speaker. On this episode we talk about her newest book, 13 THINGS STRONG KIDS DO: THINK BIG, FEEL GOOD, ACT BRAVE which empowers tweens, teaching them how to think, feel, and act stronger than ever.  In this episode, we will cover: Why it's so important, especially THIS YEAR, for our kids to learn how to be resilient in the face of strength stress and how we as parents can help them become stronger each day The unexpected and surprising feelings kids are having now that things are opening up once again this year (back to school, being able to socialize with other kids again, etc.) and what signs to look for Resources mentioned in the episode: link to Amy Morin's website: www.amymorinlcsw.com her book, 13 Things Mentally Strong Kids Do, can be purchased wherever books are sold About Amy Morin: Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker, instructor at Northeastern University, and psychotherapis

  • 145: Perinatal and Pediatric Care-Interview with Dr. Jay Warren by Care Messer

    22/03/2021 Duración: 01h07min

    On today's episode, the mic is getting turned around and Dr. Jay is the one that is going to be interviewed! Care Messer of the Birth Education Center is the guest host and she will sit down with Dr. Jay and pick his brain about perinatal and pediatric care and the work he does as a chiropractor working with pregnant women and infants. In the episode, we will cover: Is chiropractic safe in pregnancy and for infants? How the Webster Technique helps prepare a woman's body for birth and how to find a specially trained chiropractor in your area What the most common reasons why parents bring their baby to a chiropractor and how they are able to be helped Resources mentioned in the episode: Dr. Jay's website: www.drjaywarre.com Dr. Jay's online courses for pregnant women and for new dads: www.drjaywarren.com/courses Care Messer's website: www.birtheducationcenter.com How to find a Webster Trained Chiropractor in your area: https://icpa4kids.com/find-a-pediatric-chiropractor About Dr. Jay Warren: Dr. Jay Warren

  • 144: How Birth Education Has Changed with Care Messer

    22/02/2021 Duración: 41min

    Guest: Care Messer is the founder of The Birth Education Center, which teaches new parents Hypnobirthing, Newborn Care, Infant CPR and Breastfeeding classes amongst many other birth and parenting topics. In this episode, we cover: what is different now for expecting couples now that so much of birth education has moved online - the advantages and disadvantages of it being delivered this way what topics Care feels every expecting couple should educate themselves on before baby arrives how to get the most of the classes you take (birth prep to newborn care) so you're best prepared for this life changing event and for starting your family right Resources mentioned in the episode: to get the course: OMG! I'm Pregnant!!!   birtheducationonline.teachable.com/p/omg-i-m-pregnant the www.BirthEducationCenter.com link to Care's FREE Downloadable Birth Preferences link to How to Prevent an Unnecessary C-section About Care Messer: Care is the founder of The Birth Education Center. When Care discovered Hypnobirthing

  • 143: Preparing for Parenthood: Essential Conversations for Couples with Dr. Stephanie Dueger

    08/02/2021 Duración: 35min

    Guest: Dr. Stephanie Dueger is a psychotherapist, parent coach, and educator, who works with expectant and new parents and their little ones. Her first book, Preparing for Parenthood: 55 Essential Conversations for Couples Becoming Families was published in February 2021. In this episode, we will cover: How her work with new families and becoming a mother herself inspired her to write the book that she wishes she’d had for herself when first becoming a parent. The basics of starting communication with your spouse so that both of you feel heard and understood. The most common conversations that new parents DON'T have before baby arrive and why it's so important to have them. Resources mentioned in the episode: link to Dr. Stephanie Dueger's website: www.drduegertherapy.com link to her book, Preparing for Parenthood on Amazon About Dr. Stephanie Dueger: Dr. Stephanie Dueger is a psychotherapist, parent coach, and educator, who works with expectant and new parents and their little ones. Her first book, Prep

  • 142: Exercise in Pregnancy and Postpartum with Dr. Lindsey Mathews of Birthfit

    01/02/2021 Duración: 55min

    Guest: Lindsey Mathews is a doctor of chiropractic, birth doula, strength and conditioning coach as well as the founder and CEO of Birthfit!, one of the most popular prenatal and postpartum exercise companies in the world. In this episode, we will cover: What the most common misconceptions are about exercising while pregnant. Why exercising again at 6 weeks postpartum is much too soon for most new mothers and what a more realistic timeframe really is. Some important mindset shifts that women need to make about their exercise/activity identity when becoming pregnant and when recovering from birth. Resources mentioned in the episode: Link to Birthfit!: https://birthfit.com/ Link to Dr. Lindsey’s website: www.lindseykmathews.com To Birthfit! on IG: @birthfit About Dr. Lindsey Mathews: Lindsey Mathews is a doctor of chiropractic, birth doula, NLP practitioner, and strength and conditioning coach. Lindsey started BIRTHFIT in 2011 as a blog with a deep desire to support and educate all humans throughout the mothe

  • 141: Is a Home Birth Right for You? with Evie Steinhart

    27/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    Guest: Evie Steinhart is a registered nurse and mother of 6 children, 3 who were born in the hospital and 3 who were born at a planned home birth. She just completed writing her book “Is a Home Birth Right For You?” that helps moms weigh the pros and cons of having a hospital birth versus a home birth. In this episode, we will cover: How Evie's experience as a nurse and as a woman who has birthed 6 babies led her to write a book about homebirth. What the significant difference is between birthing in a hospital vs. birthing a home What the most common question most expecting moms ask regarding homebirth options   Resources mentioned in the episode: Link to Evie’s book: Is a Home Birth Right for You? in Amazon Link to Evie’s website: https://homebirthmom.com/ To connect with Evie on IG: @eviesteinhart    About Evie Steinhart: She is a registered nurse and mother of 6 children, 3 who were born in the hospital and 3 who were born at a planned home birth. She just completed writing her book “Is a Home Birth Ri

  • 140: A Powerful Birth Story That Didn't Go As Planned

    10/03/2020 Duración: 54min

    My guests today are Emily and Chip, a married couple from Toledo, Ohio who are on the podcast today to share their birth story of their second-born, Ingrid. As you will hear, the birth they planned did not go as planned. But strangely, it went more like they had wished it would be. That might not make much sense, but when you hear them explain it, it will.   About Chip and Emily Simon-Straub  Emily and her husband Chip are a married couple from Toledo, Ohio. Chip is an industrial electrician and Emily owns her own residential cleaning business. This is her first year home educating their two daughters; Imogene, 4 and Ingrid, 2. After giving birth to her first daughter naturally in 2015, and free-birthing her second, Emily became passionate about the natural birth world. She loves sharing birth stories and encouraging women to birth without fear.

  • 139: Nurturing the Family with Jackie Kelleher

    27/01/2020 Duración: 33min

    Guest: Jackie Kelleher is the author of “Nurturing the Family: A Doula’s Guide to Supporting New Families” In this episode, we will cover: What the term “doula” really means and how it applies to helping a new family lay a strong foundation for themselves as they get started the expectation new mom’s have of “getting back to myself again” and why women struggle so much with it “Doula tips” for new moms to set up your house and schedule in a way that is more supportive, efficient and realistic in those first weeks and months Resources mentioned in the conversation: Link to Jackie’s book “Nurturing the Family” in Amazon Link to Jackie’s article: “Don’t Call Me SuperMom” Link to Jackie’s website: https://www.nurturingthedoula.com/ About Jackie Kelleher: Jackie Kelleher has worked in the birth and early parenting field since 1995.  Her career is a tapestry of family-support: doula, lactation counselor, childbirth educator, community organizer, author, doula trainer, and early parenting support group facilita

  • 138: Primitive Reflexes and What They Mean for Your Baby with Drs. Jim Thompson & Sarah Hogan

    23/01/2020 Duración: 39min

    Guests:  Drs. James Thompson and Sarah Hogan, chiropractors practicing as a team in Meaford, Ontario who specialize in family care and optimizing early childhood neurological development. In this episode, we will cover: What Primitive Reflexes are and what they are important to your baby’s brain development A timetable of when primitive reflexes are supposed to be there and when they are supposed to go away (or be “integrated”) What happens if a reflex isn’t there in your baby and what you can do about it Resources mentioned in the conversation: Link to the ICPA website: http://icpa4kids.org/ Link to their Salutometrics program for doctors: https://www.salutometrics.ca/ About Dr. James Thompson: Dr. James Thompson’s journey in chiropractic service began in 1975 when he graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. He has operated a family wellness practice in Meaford Ontario since that time. His approach to chiropractic service in terms of both philosophy and technique has been inf

  • 137: 3 Causes of Dystocia (Difficult and/or Prolonged Labor) and How to Prevent Them with Dr. Pamela Stone

    20/01/2020 Duración: 35min

    Guest: Dr. Pamela Stone is the ICPA instructor who teaches the Webster Technique worldwide to chiropractors specializing in prenatal care. In this episode, we will cover: Discussion of the difference between “normal” vs. “common” labor  Causes of Uterine Constraint and how it affects a smooth, natural labor How Pelvic Imbalance effects the ability for Baby to pass through the birth canal How positioning of the baby in-utero prior to labor effects dilation of the cervix and ease of the skull and body moving through the pelvis Resources mentioned in the conversation: Dr. Pamela Stone’s website: www.activelifechiropractor.com To find a Webster certified chiropractor: http://icpa4kids.org/Find-a-Chiropractor/  About Dr. Pamela Stone: Pamela Stone, DC, DACCP owns a family wellness salutogenic-based chiropractic practice in Kennesaw, GA and has been certified in the Webster Technique since 1999. She has been an avid ICPA member since she was a student at Life University (March 2000 graduate), and has her Diplom

  • 136: Letting Your Baby Develop Naturally with Dr. Linda Slak

    05/01/2020 Duración: 25min

      Guest: Dr. Linda Slak practices with her husband in Burlington, MA where she has provided chiropractic care to families for over thirty years.  She is dedicated to advancing the authentic philosophy, science, and art of chiropractic with a neurologically-oriented approach to optimizing the expression of human potential. In this episode, we will cover: Building on the information from the last couple episodes on Baby's milestones and primitive reflexes, Dr. Slak walks us through how to allow your baby to naturally grow and develop through the first year of life Understanding that neurodevelopment of your baby's brain is happening with breastfeeding (not just nourishment) Why we shouldn't keep a baby upright for more than 1-2 hours per day in the first months and how it can negatively affect their brain development Why the progression of going from lying down to coming to sitting should be done by the baby themselves rather than us "helping" them to sit too soon More on crawling, walking and th

  • 135: Challenges with Birthing in a More Rural Area with Dr. Tate Gentile

    17/12/2019 Duración: 27min

    Guest: Dr. Tate Gentile, is an upper cervical focused, pediatric and family chiropractor, serving the Big Island of Hawaii. In this episode, we will cover: The differences Dr. Tate sees in birthing options coming from a "big city" to practicing in a more rural area and what you can do if you find yourself in a similar situation with limited resources. Resources mentioned in the conversation: Dr. Tate Gentile's website: https://atlas-specific.com/ the ICPA website: www.icpa4kids.org About Dr. Tate Gentile: Dr. Tate Gentile is an upper cervical focused, pediatric and family chiropractor, serving the Big Island of Hawaii. His undergrad in Exercise and Sports Science was completed at Oregon State University, and then graduated from Parker College of Chiropractic in 2007. He practiced in Fort Collins, CO for 8 years and then joined the faculty at Sherman College of Chiropractic as an Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences, from 2015-2019.  Dr. Tate earned his certification through t

  • 134: Bridging the Gap Between Crisis Care and Optimal Function with Dr. Tony Carrino

    02/12/2019 Duración: 41min

    Guest: Dr. Tony Carrino is the founder and Clinic Director of the Chiropractic Family Wellness & Nutrition Centre in West Islip, New York and the immediate past President of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. In this episode, we will cover: The difference between trying to treat symptoms and restoring natural function to your child's body The safety of a chiropractic adjustment performed on your child by a chiropractor trained in pediatrics Resources mentioned in the conversation: the ICPA website: www.icpa4kids.org About Dr. Tony Carrino: Dr. Tony Carrino is the founder and Clinic Director of the Chiropractic Family Wellness & Nutrition Centre in West Islip, New York.  Dr. Carrino is the immediate past President of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, a position he has held since 2005.  In addition to running a full-time practice, lecturing in 15 US cities and 5 countries, Dr. Carrino has also served as an expert witness for numerous malpractic

  • 133: Your Baby's Innate Intelligence with Dr. Armand Rossi

    29/11/2019 Duración: 30min

    Guest: Dr. Armand Rossi is a father, grandfather and great-grandfather and is now Dean of Clinical Sciences at Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina. In this episode, we will cover: How Dr. Rossi's experience as a sick kid and becoming well himself inspired him to become a chiropractor and help families get healthy and stay well The definition of "Salutogenesis" and how it relates to your children's healthcare Resources mentioned in the conversation: the ICPA website: www.icpa4kids.org About Dr. Armand Rossi: Dr. Armand Rossi began practicing chiropractic in 1976 in Margate, Florida and after decades of serving families from all over the area, he is now Dean of Clinical Sciences at Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He still lectures around the world, although above all, his most prestigious honor is that of having two and three generations of chiropractic patients receive care on a regular basis. He and his wife, Terry, live in Inman,

  • 132: How to Find Your Parenting TRIBE with Dr. Peter Kevorkian

    25/11/2019 Duración: 30min

    Guest: Dr. Peter Kevorkian is an international speaker and instructor as well as the with the President of the Board of Directors for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). In this episode, we will cover: Why having like-minded people around you is so important for your own family's physical and emotional health Why NO family should be an ISLAND - you are not meant to go it alone! How to go about find other parents that you can learn from, hang out with and be supported by in your community to help make growing your family a fun and supportive experience. Resources mentioned in the conversation: Find a Pathways Connect group in your area the ICPA website: www.icpa4kids.org About Dr. Peter Kevorkian: Dr. Peter Kevorkian is an international speaker and instructor as well as the with the President of the Board of Directors for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). For over 25 years, Dr. Peter and his wife, Dr. Patti, have practiced together in a very special home

  • 131: Creating Your Birth TEAM with Dr. Ian Shtulman

    22/11/2019 Duración: 32min

    Guest: Dr. Ian Shtulman, a second generation chiropractor and instructor for the ICPA from Palm Beach County, Florida. In this episode, we will cover: Why having a team around you during your pregnancy, birth and postpartum period is so important for your physical and emotional health A list of practitioners that you should consider adding to your team if you don't already have one Resources mentioned in the conversation: Dr. Ian's practice: Shtulman Family Chiropractic Dr. Ian on Instagram: @drianshtulman the ICPA website: www.icpa4kids.org About Dr. Ian Shtulman: Dr. Ian Shtulman, DC, DACCP, is a second-generation chiropractor and an instructor for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. His passion for perinatal chiropractic led him to being the in-house chiropractor at a free-standing birth center in Palm Beach County, Florida He regularly publishes chiropractic success stories in Pathways to Family Wellness magazine and case studies in the peer-reviewed Journal of Pediatric, Maternal, a

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