Hand to Hold: Support for NICU Parents

This month we are providing support for NICU parents. Today we hear from Cristal and Christine, who work with the organization Hand to Hold. Cristal is a Family Support Specialist and Christine is an Ambassador for the organization. Hand to Hold helps families before, during, and after NICU stays and infant loss by providing powerful […]

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Episode #138: Healthy High-Risk Pregnancy with Parijat Deshpande

Stephanie interviews Parijat Deshpande, leading high-risk pregnancy expert, about mental health and high-risk pregnancies. They discuss how you can turn off the chronic stress response and heal from pregnancy and birth trauma. Stephanie and Parijat also discuss what to do if you’ve experienced trauma and getting pregnant again feels scary. Parijat has a calm, positive […]

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Five Tips for Raising Emotionally Healthy Twins

by Dara Lovitz I spent about 24 months interviewing adult twins because I wanted to learn what they liked and didn’t like about growing up as a twin. Why? Because I’m a mom of young twins and I wasn’t confident that I was doing it right! It seemed like it would be hard to always […]

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Episode #137: A Year in the NICU with Emily Hughes

Stephanie interviews Emily Hughes, a mama who navigated a full year in the NICU with her first born child. Emily shares her story as well as tips for parents who find themselves in the NICU. We discuss what you can do to support friends and family members who have a little one in the NICU […]

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Episode #136: Navigating the NICU with Dr. Erin Psota, ND

Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Erin Psota, Canadian naturopathic doctor and mother who had to navigate life for 2 months in the NICU with her first born child. This episode may be a tear jerker for some of you mamas, but it sure is a great resource to support you parents who have or are currently […]

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A Functional Medicine Approach to PMDD

The contents of this article present the research and ideas of its author(s) on a functional medicine approach to PMDD and was created for informational purposes only. All information, content, and material on this website is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of […]

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Episode #135: Podcast Recap–Anti-Anxiety Diet for Moms with Ali Miller RD

Stephanie and Dr. Elana recap the episode with Ali Miller, registered dietitian and author of the Anti-Anxiety Diet. They share examples of simple meals to support your mental health, their take on reducing caffeine, and how to optimize a vegan/vegetarian diet to support mental health. They also share how their approach to anxiety differs from […]

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Episode #134: The Anti-Anxiety Diet with Ali Miller RD

Dr. Elana Roumell interviews Ali Miller, registered dietitian and author of The Anti-Anxiety Diet. Ali believes wholeheartedly in food as medicine. Today she shares what foods will help calm our thoughts, some foods to avoid, and supplements to support your mood safely while pregnant and/or breastfeeding. We’d like to say a special thank you to […]

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Episode #131: Simplified Cleaning Routine with Becky Rapinchuk

Steph interviews Becky Rapinchuk aka Clean Mama®, who is a natural cleaning and homekeeping expert. Becky’s daily, simplified cleaning routine is easy-to-follow and takes 30 minutes or less. Learn how to create your own, natural cleaning products and how to create a simple cleaning routine for your family, so you can spend more time enjoying […]

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6 Ways to Empower Children After a Divorce

By Chautè Thompson, LMHC, CDWF Divorce affects the entire family, but so does remaining in a home of discord and disconnect. It is important for you to recognize ways you can help your children through this difficult time while you help yourself. Children experience a great deal of anxiety when they are dealing with the […]

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