Episode #142: DHA Testing with OmegaQuant

Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Kristina Harris Jackson from OmegaQuant, a company that specializes in Omega-3 testing. These beneficial fats are known as Essential Fatty Acids because your body cannot produce them on its own so they must come from your diet. This episode takes a deep dive into the science behind DHA, one of the […]

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Planning for a Hyperemesis Gravidarum Pregnancy

by Rebekah Madren The contents of this website present the research and ideas of its author(s) 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 a qualified physician or […]

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Help, Healing and Hope

by Rebekah Madren My initial HG diagnosis I never thought I would be pregnant and thinking about suicide. Pregnancy is supposed to be all baby bump pictures and cute nurseries, right? Enter hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), a rare pregnancy disease that assaults a woman with debilitating, life-threatening nausea and vomiting. It’s what NOT to expect when […]

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7 Steps to Feel Empowered During Your Pregnancy

by Alexandra-Samuel Sturgess You are pregnant, YAAAAY! I will let you have a moment to freak out in a good way! So, now what? Of course, making your first prenatal appointment is imperative. This can be scary for many women who do not know what to expect. You want to know what to expect in […]

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Common Allergens and Your Healthy Pregnancy Diet

by Megan Garcia The topic of food avoidance and a healthy pregnancy diet comes up a lot because I work with mamas who eat paleo, AIP, or “real food” that may not include things like grains, legumes (peanuts, holla!), and dairy. But during pregnancy, these allergenic foods are also information for baby’s immune system. And […]

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Feeling at Ease in My Body: Kristine’s Story

As mothers, our bodies undergo so many changes during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum.  We believe that it is possible to be healthy, thriving, and loving to yourself in every season. Kristine is an HMHB member mama. Today she shares about feeling at ease in her body through her motherhood journey. Kristine shares her story in […]

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Healing From my Ruptured Ectopic

Today we hear from Kristin, an HMHB Member Mama who experienced a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Although her story is a “worst case scenario,” our intention is not to create fear. Ectopic pregnancies occur in 1-2% of all pregnancies in the United States. Our hope is to share a realistic picture and personal story of a […]

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Episode #100: Our 100th Episode—Special Q&A Edition

Join us as we celebrate our 100th episode! Steph and Elana answer fun, personal questions submitted by our listeners. The topics range from discipline philosophy to their favorite junk foods. We are celebrating with a giveaway! You can also enter to win by leaving a review on iTunes by October 1st. Make sure to leave […]

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Setting Baby Up for Optimal Gut Health

by Stephanie Greunke, RD and Whole Mamas Program Manager. The information in this post is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions […]

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Episode #94: Introducing Whole Mamas with Melissa Hartwig

Stephanie brings Melissa Hartwig on the show to introduce Whole Mamas, an online roadmap to help you navigate the journey to motherhood, from a Whole30 perspective. You'll learn why Melissa decided to offer Whole Mamas to her community, what she's most excited about, and why we rebranded this podcast!

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