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Eating to Grow a Healthy Baby Brain, with Theresa Nesbitt

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #138

(Renewed! – Originally #59)

As humans, we’ve got enormous energy-hungry brains, made up of rare building blocks. How does your pregnant body and the placenta build your baby’s brain from scratch, and what should you eat before, during and after pregnancy to help it be the healthiest? Dr. Theresa Nesbitt has the answers. Check it out.

 

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The Fertility Rollercoaster, with Heidi Brockmyre

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #137

When trying to conceive, the process of peeing on a stick can be fraught with emotions, and having to work on boosting your fertility month after month, or undergo treatments, can take over your life, bringing forth feelings of guilt, resentment, isolation, grief, and much stress. What can you do to make this a more enjoyable ride? Heidi Brockmyre has answers. Check it out.

 

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Understanding & Calming Your Baby, with Carrie Contey

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #136

(Renewed! – Originally #105)

Babies are constantly and very specifically communicating their needs to us. So what are some ways they do that? How can you tune into and translate their messages? And what if you have a baby that needs more help navigating the world? The fabulous Carrie Contey has answers. Check it out.

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How Will Birth Transform You?, with Britta Bushnell

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #135

What if instead of asking “what happened” during a birth, we instead asked the birthing person: “what happened TO YOU?” What if we stopped defining birth as vaginal, or medicated, induced, or cesarean, and looked at it as a meaning-making event? Is there even a way to prepare for this type of transformation? Britta Bushnell tells more. Check it out.

 

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Hormones After Birth, Dr. Jolene Brighten

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #134

(Renewed! – Originally #89)

What does the postpartum hormonal rollercoaster look like? How can you support your hormonal balance to avoid adrenal fatigue and autoimmune issues? What’s causing your vaginal dryness, and should you consider “vaginal rehab”? Dr. Jolene Brighten tells us more. Check it out!

 

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