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Pure Nurture Pregnancy and Birth | A Holistic Approach

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Pure Nurture Pregnancy and Birth | A Holistic Approach
Pure Nurture Pregnancy and Birth | A Holistic Approach

Pure Nurture Pregnancy and Birth | A Holistic Approach

Kristy Rodriguez

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New, expectant or aspiring mama? You’ve come to the right place. Learn from holistic health experts—and moms like you—about the importance and how-tos of self-care in a mind-body approach to pregnancy, birth and motherhood.

Latest Episodes

Encore Series Episode 5: Prenatal Nutrition

Welcome to the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The fifth encore episode is all about prenatal nutrition with Lily Nichols, author of Real Food for Pregnancy (episode #49) and Andrea White, Nutritionist and CMO of Baby Fresh Organics (episode #13). We talk a lot about functional nutrition for pregnancy and motherhood. Gut health is intimately connected to your brain.

69 MIN1 weeks ago
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Encore Series Episode 5: Prenatal Nutrition

Encore Series Episode 4: Sex and orgasmic birth

Welcome to the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The fourth encore episode is all about sex and orgasmic birth withHeather Bartos(episode #38) andDebra Pascali-Bonaro(episode #41). Heads up! Put your headphones on for this one, because we use adult language.

59 MIN2 weeks ago
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Encore Series Episode 4: Sex and orgasmic birth

Encore Series Episode 3: Pelvic Floor Health

Welcome to the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The third encore episode is all about pelvic floor health with Anita Lambert (episode #46) and Jessica Pumple (episode #47). When you prepare your pelvic floor BEFORE and AFTER birth, you’ll avoid a lot of pain and frustration that comes with abdominal separation. Even if you’re a Mom of toddlers, you can still tighten up your midsection. It’s not too late. This replay is a MUST LISTEN! Grab your headphones to listen and please share.

52 MIN3 weeks ago
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Encore Series Episode 3: Pelvic Floor Health

Encore Series Episode 2: Empowered and Intuitive Birth

Welcome the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The second encore episode is all about having an empowered and intuitively guided birth. I’ve brought together two powerhouse leaders, January Harshe, author of Birth Without Fear (episode #32) and Adriana Lozada, host of the popular Birthful Podcast (episode #34) to remind you that your body was born to give birth. Listen in and find trust in your body’s ability to give life, without fear. Enjoy and please share.

59 MINAUG 19
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Encore Series Episode 2: Empowered and Intuitive Birth

Encore Series: Episode 1: Conscious Conception and Prenatal Bonding

Welcome to the summer encore series of the Pure Nurture Podcast! I have 5 encore episodes to share with you, bringing you a replay of some of the most popular episodes of season 1. Each one will be a combo-conversation with a common theme or topic. For our first encore of the series, I've brought, Kiersten Markham (episode #33) and Kate White (episode #23) together, both sharing about the importance of conscious conception, preparing for pregnancy, and prenatal bonding. Learn more at purenurture.com/podcast

58 MINAUG 12
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Encore Series: Episode 1: Conscious Conception and Prenatal Bonding

Be your own wellness advocate with Lauren Futrell Dunaway

A lot of women hit dead ends with their doctors during pregnancy. They don’t feel heard or taken seriously. They feel like they can’t stand up to do a doctor and say, “That’s not what I want for my birth. What are some other options?” It’s not about getting aggressive. It’s about being curious! Lauren Dunaway, PhD in Public Health, got up the courage to leave her doctor for a midwife midway through her pregnancy. When she saw how much they cared, she knew that she was in good hands. If you’re a rule follower who’s scared to make a change, you’ll walk away from the conversation with courage! In this episode, you’ll hear about: Lauren, her three daughters, and her mission in public health (2:00) How she got into natural remedies for her family (4:00) How essential oils helped Lauren get off some medication (6:47) Emotional support with essential oils (8:17) Wellness in the home with essential oils (8:50) Why it’s so important to be your own wellness advocate (12:15) Lauren left her doctor for a midwife midway through her pregnancy (15:23) 5 questions you must ask your care provider BEFORE birth Cultivate wellness in your life withLaurenEFDunaway.com. You can connect personally with Lauren on TWO Instagram feeds: @EssentialSimplicityor@LaurenEFDunaway. After this conversation, we sincerely hope you’ll feel more comfortable to speak up to your doctor and ask questions.

27 MINAUG 2
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Be your own wellness advocate with Lauren Futrell Dunaway

Real food for pregnancy with Lily Nichols

Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. Her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and unapologetically critical of outdated dietary guidelines. She is the author of two bestselling books, Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes. In this episode you'll hear all about: What are some of the most common misconceptions about prenatal nutrition? What are a few foods that provide vital nutrients for mama and baby? How could conventional prenatal nutrition guidelines be improved? And more! Visit her here: https://lilynicholsrdn.com/ Book websites: realfoodforGD.com (includes free video series on gestational diabetes + a comprehensive online course) andrealfoodforpregnancy.com (Grab the first chapter of the book for free!) Insta and Twitter: @lilynicholsRDN More great podcast episodes with a prenatal + postpartum nutrition focus: Your Body During Breastfeeding with Courtney Hasseman (nutrition during breastfeeding) The Whole30 and Whole30 Mamas Club (nutrition for moms) with Stephanie Greunke Prenatal Nutrition with Melissa Mor Preconception Nutrition with Ryann Kipping Functional Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Motherhood with Andrea White

33 MINJUL 30
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Real food for pregnancy with Lily Nichols

Best of Season One! (and a sneak peek of season two)

We are 2 episodes away from the end of Season 1 of the Pure Nurture Podcast! We'll celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the podcast in September 2019 with the kick-off to season 2. As we head toward the finish line, I thought it'd be fun to go through a TOP 10 recap of the ten most downloaded episodes of the podcast. The most downloaded episode of season 1 is Episode 33,Conscious Conception and Pregnancy with Kiersten Markham Episode 23,The Importance of Prenatal Bonding with Kate White Episode 32,Birth Without Fear with January Harshe Episode 34,Using Your Intuition to Improve your Pregnancy and Birth Experience with Adriana Lozada Episode 01,Preparing for Birth and Breastfeeding with Molly Mills Episode 39,Five Questions You Must Ask Your Care Provider Before Birth with Deb Flashenberg Episode 13,Functional Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Motherhood with Andrea White Episode 35,Say Yes to Birth with Rachel Yellin Episode 41,Orgasmic Birth with Debra Pascali-Bonoro Episode 2...

12 MINJUL 23
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Best of Season One! (and a sneak peek of season two)

Healing Your Core & Pelvic Floor After Birth with Jessica Pumple

Jessica is a pre and postnatal fitness instructor (as well as a dietitian, diabetes & bariatric educator). She healed her 4-finger diastasis recti gap after her pregnancy and now helps moms heal and restore their core in 30 days. You'll learn so much from our conversation and the bonus material included below in the show notes. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Jessica Pumple, Host ofPregnancy and Postpartum TV(2:20) Diastasis recti (2:30) At-home diastasis recti test (4:39) Does everyone have diastasis recti? (6:04) Treatment for diastasis recti (6:37) Diastasis Recti Healing Core Workouts Playlists How you can prevent diastasis recti during pregnancy (9:17) Belly Bandit Bamboo Wrap How to improve your posture to heal diastasis recti (10:43) Core healing exercisesfor diastasis recti (11:36) How the muscles of the core and pelvic floor are connected (13:18) Diet recommendations to repair your muscles (people usually get this wrong) (14:00) Other methods to consider for healing yo...

22 MINJUL 16
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Healing Your Core & Pelvic Floor After Birth with Jessica Pumple

Preparing your pelvic floor and core for birth with Anita Lambert

Anita Lambert is the owner of Holistic Health Physiotherapy and a Registered Pelvic Health and Orthopaedic Physiotherapist with a focus on women's health, specifically prenatal and postpartum care. She’s one of the select few physiotherapists in Canada to receive advanced training in labor support, which blends orthopedic physiotherapy expertise with birth doula support. Anita is always looking to share and learn up-to-date information about pregnancy, birth and beyond which led her to co-host theTo Birth & Beyond Podcast. You can usually find Anita on the move - whether playing with her kids or exercising with strength training, spin, yoga or Pilates. Anita lives in Peterborough, Ontario with her husband Andy, daughter Pippa and the newest addition to the family - baby Jack. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Anita’s work with prenatal and postpartum care (1:27) To Birth and Beyond Podcast Where your Pelvic Floor is (5:53) Preparing Your Pelvic Floor for Birth Podcast Kegel exe...

30 MINJUL 9
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Preparing your pelvic floor and core for birth with Anita Lambert

Latest Episodes

Encore Series Episode 5: Prenatal Nutrition

Welcome to the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The fifth encore episode is all about prenatal nutrition with Lily Nichols, author of Real Food for Pregnancy (episode #49) and Andrea White, Nutritionist and CMO of Baby Fresh Organics (episode #13). We talk a lot about functional nutrition for pregnancy and motherhood. Gut health is intimately connected to your brain.

69 MIN1 weeks ago
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Encore Series Episode 5: Prenatal Nutrition

Encore Series Episode 4: Sex and orgasmic birth

Welcome to the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The fourth encore episode is all about sex and orgasmic birth withHeather Bartos(episode #38) andDebra Pascali-Bonaro(episode #41). Heads up! Put your headphones on for this one, because we use adult language.

59 MIN2 weeks ago
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Encore Series Episode 4: Sex and orgasmic birth

Encore Series Episode 3: Pelvic Floor Health

Welcome to the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The third encore episode is all about pelvic floor health with Anita Lambert (episode #46) and Jessica Pumple (episode #47). When you prepare your pelvic floor BEFORE and AFTER birth, you’ll avoid a lot of pain and frustration that comes with abdominal separation. Even if you’re a Mom of toddlers, you can still tighten up your midsection. It’s not too late. This replay is a MUST LISTEN! Grab your headphones to listen and please share.

52 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Encore Series Episode 3: Pelvic Floor Health

Encore Series Episode 2: Empowered and Intuitive Birth

Welcome the Summer Encore Series of the Pure Nurture Podcast where you’ll find a themed mashup of our most listened to episodes. The second encore episode is all about having an empowered and intuitively guided birth. I’ve brought together two powerhouse leaders, January Harshe, author of Birth Without Fear (episode #32) and Adriana Lozada, host of the popular Birthful Podcast (episode #34) to remind you that your body was born to give birth. Listen in and find trust in your body’s ability to give life, without fear. Enjoy and please share.

59 MINAUG 19
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Encore Series Episode 2: Empowered and Intuitive Birth

Encore Series: Episode 1: Conscious Conception and Prenatal Bonding

Welcome to the summer encore series of the Pure Nurture Podcast! I have 5 encore episodes to share with you, bringing you a replay of some of the most popular episodes of season 1. Each one will be a combo-conversation with a common theme or topic. For our first encore of the series, I've brought, Kiersten Markham (episode #33) and Kate White (episode #23) together, both sharing about the importance of conscious conception, preparing for pregnancy, and prenatal bonding. Learn more at purenurture.com/podcast

58 MINAUG 12
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Encore Series: Episode 1: Conscious Conception and Prenatal Bonding

Be your own wellness advocate with Lauren Futrell Dunaway

A lot of women hit dead ends with their doctors during pregnancy. They don’t feel heard or taken seriously. They feel like they can’t stand up to do a doctor and say, “That’s not what I want for my birth. What are some other options?” It’s not about getting aggressive. It’s about being curious! Lauren Dunaway, PhD in Public Health, got up the courage to leave her doctor for a midwife midway through her pregnancy. When she saw how much they cared, she knew that she was in good hands. If you’re a rule follower who’s scared to make a change, you’ll walk away from the conversation with courage! In this episode, you’ll hear about: Lauren, her three daughters, and her mission in public health (2:00) How she got into natural remedies for her family (4:00) How essential oils helped Lauren get off some medication (6:47) Emotional support with essential oils (8:17) Wellness in the home with essential oils (8:50) Why it’s so important to be your own wellness advocate (12:15) Lauren left her doctor for a midwife midway through her pregnancy (15:23) 5 questions you must ask your care provider BEFORE birth Cultivate wellness in your life withLaurenEFDunaway.com. You can connect personally with Lauren on TWO Instagram feeds: @EssentialSimplicityor@LaurenEFDunaway. After this conversation, we sincerely hope you’ll feel more comfortable to speak up to your doctor and ask questions.

27 MINAUG 2
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Be your own wellness advocate with Lauren Futrell Dunaway

Real food for pregnancy with Lily Nichols

Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. Her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and unapologetically critical of outdated dietary guidelines. She is the author of two bestselling books, Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes. In this episode you'll hear all about: What are some of the most common misconceptions about prenatal nutrition? What are a few foods that provide vital nutrients for mama and baby? How could conventional prenatal nutrition guidelines be improved? And more! Visit her here: https://lilynicholsrdn.com/ Book websites: realfoodforGD.com (includes free video series on gestational diabetes + a comprehensive online course) andrealfoodforpregnancy.com (Grab the first chapter of the book for free!) Insta and Twitter: @lilynicholsRDN More great podcast episodes with a prenatal + postpartum nutrition focus: Your Body During Breastfeeding with Courtney Hasseman (nutrition during breastfeeding) The Whole30 and Whole30 Mamas Club (nutrition for moms) with Stephanie Greunke Prenatal Nutrition with Melissa Mor Preconception Nutrition with Ryann Kipping Functional Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Motherhood with Andrea White

33 MINJUL 30
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Real food for pregnancy with Lily Nichols

Best of Season One! (and a sneak peek of season two)

We are 2 episodes away from the end of Season 1 of the Pure Nurture Podcast! We'll celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the podcast in September 2019 with the kick-off to season 2. As we head toward the finish line, I thought it'd be fun to go through a TOP 10 recap of the ten most downloaded episodes of the podcast. The most downloaded episode of season 1 is Episode 33,Conscious Conception and Pregnancy with Kiersten Markham Episode 23,The Importance of Prenatal Bonding with Kate White Episode 32,Birth Without Fear with January Harshe Episode 34,Using Your Intuition to Improve your Pregnancy and Birth Experience with Adriana Lozada Episode 01,Preparing for Birth and Breastfeeding with Molly Mills Episode 39,Five Questions You Must Ask Your Care Provider Before Birth with Deb Flashenberg Episode 13,Functional Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Motherhood with Andrea White Episode 35,Say Yes to Birth with Rachel Yellin Episode 41,Orgasmic Birth with Debra Pascali-Bonoro Episode 2...

12 MINJUL 23
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Best of Season One! (and a sneak peek of season two)

Healing Your Core & Pelvic Floor After Birth with Jessica Pumple

Jessica is a pre and postnatal fitness instructor (as well as a dietitian, diabetes & bariatric educator). She healed her 4-finger diastasis recti gap after her pregnancy and now helps moms heal and restore their core in 30 days. You'll learn so much from our conversation and the bonus material included below in the show notes. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Jessica Pumple, Host ofPregnancy and Postpartum TV(2:20) Diastasis recti (2:30) At-home diastasis recti test (4:39) Does everyone have diastasis recti? (6:04) Treatment for diastasis recti (6:37) Diastasis Recti Healing Core Workouts Playlists How you can prevent diastasis recti during pregnancy (9:17) Belly Bandit Bamboo Wrap How to improve your posture to heal diastasis recti (10:43) Core healing exercisesfor diastasis recti (11:36) How the muscles of the core and pelvic floor are connected (13:18) Diet recommendations to repair your muscles (people usually get this wrong) (14:00) Other methods to consider for healing yo...

22 MINJUL 16
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Healing Your Core & Pelvic Floor After Birth with Jessica Pumple

Preparing your pelvic floor and core for birth with Anita Lambert

Anita Lambert is the owner of Holistic Health Physiotherapy and a Registered Pelvic Health and Orthopaedic Physiotherapist with a focus on women's health, specifically prenatal and postpartum care. She’s one of the select few physiotherapists in Canada to receive advanced training in labor support, which blends orthopedic physiotherapy expertise with birth doula support. Anita is always looking to share and learn up-to-date information about pregnancy, birth and beyond which led her to co-host theTo Birth & Beyond Podcast. You can usually find Anita on the move - whether playing with her kids or exercising with strength training, spin, yoga or Pilates. Anita lives in Peterborough, Ontario with her husband Andy, daughter Pippa and the newest addition to the family - baby Jack. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Anita’s work with prenatal and postpartum care (1:27) To Birth and Beyond Podcast Where your Pelvic Floor is (5:53) Preparing Your Pelvic Floor for Birth Podcast Kegel exe...

30 MINJUL 9
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Preparing your pelvic floor and core for birth with Anita Lambert

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