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"Doctor Mom" Podcast

Stephanie Greunke, RD and Dr. Elana Roumell, ND

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"Doctor Mom" Podcast

"Doctor Mom" Podcast

Stephanie Greunke, RD and Dr. Elana Roumell, ND

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Join Stephanie Greunke, Whole30’s registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show and share personal stories so you leave each episode with practical tips to be a proactive parent! Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Aviva Romm, Dr. Elisa Song, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Lily Nichols, Ali Miller, Melissa Urban, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join the “Doctor Mom” community so you can feel supported on the journey of motherhood and empowered working with your healthcare providers. Follow the hosts on Instagram @stephgreunke and @drelanaroumell and visit us at doctormompodcast.com

Latest Episodes

Season 2 - What to expect on The "Doctor Mom" Podcast

Steph and Dr. Elana kick off Season 2 of the “Doctor Mom” Podcast by sharing a sneak peek of the interviews they’ll be offering throughout this season so you can get excited about what’s to come. You’ll get to know these speakers before they join us so you can start learning from them right away. This season may be one of our most powerful series of interviews yet, with guests like Cara from @TakingCaraBabies, Kelly Leveque from @BeWellByKelly, Dr. B of Fiber Fueled also known as the @theguthealthmd, Jennifer from @kids.eat.in.color and more. No matter where you are in your journey to and through parenthood, you’ll walk away from these episodes feeling even more confident as a Doctor Mom. Topics Discussed: What guests and topics to expect in this season What you’ll learn from this season’s guests Special Doctor Mom deals you don’t want to miss out on Show Notes: Listen to today's episode on our website This Episode’s Sponsors BUBS' commitment to excellence begins long before the product lands on your doorstep with sustainably sourced products like Collagen and MCT Oil Powder that are free of gluten, soy, nuts and corn. Visit BUBSnaturals.com for 20% off your entire order on any BUBS naturals product, use code DOCTORMOM20. Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. Use code DOCTORMOM to save 20% off your first order at thisisneeded.com. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only. All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

28 min4 d ago
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Season 2 - What to expect on The "Doctor Mom" Podcast

Season 1 - Wrap Up

Steph and Dr. Elana wrap up Season 1 of the “Doctor Mom” Podcast by highlighting key takeaways and action steps from the last six interviews. They share tools to help you support your mental and physical health postpartum, identify the root causes behind skin conditions like eczema, how to approach PCOS and other hormonal conditions from a functional medicine approach, and how to be a more educated consumer when it comes to purchasing health and wellness products for your family. Topics Discussed: Easy meals hacks that support mental health How co-parenting builds resilience Postpartum hair loss Causes of eczema What most doctors get wrong about PCOS How to be a smart crunchy mama consumer Show Notes: Get 10% off all eczema products with the code DOCTORMOM Force of Nature cleaner Branch Basics cleaner Listen to today’s episode on our website INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell Please remember that the...

35 minNOV 3
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Season 1 - Wrap Up

Busting PCOS Myths with Dr. Lara Briden

Stephanie interviews Dr. Lara Briden to bust common PCOS myths so those navigating the syndrome can receive the best care and treatment plan. Dr. Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and the author of the book Period Repair Manual, a guide to better periods using natural treatments such as diet, nutritional supplements, herbal medicine, and body-identical hormones. Dr. Lara has helped thousands of women find relief for period problems such as PCOS. During this episode they episode they discuss what doctors get wrong about PCOS, the different types of PCOS, how treatment differs depending on the type, and how PCOS impacts preconception, pregnancy, postpartum, and nursing. Topics Discussed: What doctors get wrong about PCOS Common PCOS myths The 4 functional types of PCOS Treatment approaches depending on the type Lab tests and supplements for PCOS How PCOS impacts preconception, pregnancy, postpartum and nursing EPISODE SHOW NOTES: 4 types of PCOS Read Polycystic ovary syndrome cannot be diagnosed by ultrasound- Dr. Biden’s Blog: Follow Dr. Briden on Instagram Listen to today's episode on our website Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and the period revolutionary—leading the change to better periods. Informed by a strong science background and more than twenty years with patients, Lara is a passionate communicator about women’s health and alternatives to hormonal birth control. Her book Period Repair Manual is a manifesto of natural treatment for better hormones and better periods and provides practical solutions using nutrition, supplements, and natural hormones. Now in its second edition, the book has been an underground sensation and has worked to quietly change the lives of tens of thousands of women. Lara has helped thousands of women find relief for period problems such as PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, and perimenopause and currently has consulting rooms in Christchurch, New Zealand. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

49 minOCT 27
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Busting PCOS Myths with Dr. Lara Briden

How to Shop for Safe and Healthy Products for Your Family with Dr. G

Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Christian Gonzalez, ND on the topic of how to shop for safe and healthy products for yourself and family. Dr. G is a master at reviewing products for safety and toxicity and he is here to teach you tangible tips so you can be a well-informed and empowered consumer! This episode will help you navigate the overwhelming marketplace so you can ensure you are buying the best of the best for yourself and your family. Topics Discussed: How to evaluate if a product is safe for your kids and family What different labels really mean What labels to look for when being a conscious consumer How to vet out companies and what to ask by calling or researching on their website What red flags to look for when a product claims it is “safe” but really isn’t Where to start when on a budget and still want to choose the healthiest safest options for your family 2 actional steps you can take to start shopping for safer products now! Show Notes: Follow Dr. Gonzalez on Instagram L...

40 minOCT 20
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How to Shop for Safe and Healthy Products for Your Family with Dr. G

How Collagen Supports Postpartum Recovery with BUBS Naturals

Stephanie interviews Sean and Heather Lake of BUBS Naturals to share why collagen peptides are beneficial for pregnancy and postpartum healing. This show discusses what to look for when purchasing collagen, how much to take to get those benefits and specific ways collagen peptides and MCT oil powder can benefit mamas. You’ll learn industry insights when it comes to collagen peptides so you can make sure you’re buying a quality product. If you’ve been finding it difficult to navigate all of the important roles you play as a mama, you’ll also love Heather’s insights as to how she navigates life as a mama with a super early schedule as a FOX 5 San Diego reporter all while prioritizing her health and self-care. There are tons of gems in this one that we will leave you feeling informed, empowered, and motivated to be well. Topics Discussed: The touching story that inspired BUBS Naturals How collagen supports pregnancy and postpartum recovery How much collagen you should take How to pick a high-quality collagen A simple, effective way to increase your energy without caffeine How Heather balances health, mom life and a 3 AM work schedule Heather’s advice for moms struggling to take care of themselves in this season Show Notes: BUBS Naturals Website Follow BUBS Naturals on Instagram Follow Heather on Instagram Listen to today's episode on our website Heather and Sean Lake are an adventure-seeking, health minded couple living in Southern California with their two young children (ages 2 and 4). Between their hunger for exercise and thirst for new experiences...this couple is always on the go! Sean Lake is the BUBS Naturals co-founder and credits his wife, Heather, for urging him to give collagen a try in the first place. He still remembers the day she held up some collagen, rattled off some of the benefits and then looked at him and said, "You're not getting any younger," so Sean gave it a try. Needless to say, he was hooked right away on the benefits. Sean leaned on his experience as a former professional athlete, skilled marketing director and entrepreneurial spirit to create BUBS Naturals along with business partner TJ Ferrara , the purest form of collagen protein on the market. The spark for the business came as a combination of FEELING GREAT with quality product and DOING GOOD by donating 10% of all profits to charity. That charity is the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation in memory of his lifelong friend, Glen "BUB" Doherty, a Navy SEAL heroically killed in Benghazi during the 9/11 terrorist attacks (if you’ve seen the movie 13 Hours then you know part of Glen's amazing story). She and Sean enjoy pushing their bodies and minds in effort to grow continuously and live by the BUBS’ motto: Die young, as late as possible. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only. All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

46 minOCT 13
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How Collagen Supports Postpartum Recovery with BUBS Naturals

Tips for Eczema with the Eczemaconquerors

Dr. Elana interviews Abby Tai from the Eczema Conqueors to discuss the very common condition of eczema. Abby is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, host of The Eczema Podcast, and creator of the Conqueror Skincare line for eczema sufferers. After suffering from eczema for so many years herself, her passion is to see people use health, nutrition and natural remedies to transform lives. In this episode Abby teaches you mamas about eczema and how to feel empowered and well-equipped to find solutions. Topics Discussed: What eczema is and common triggers How eczema is the #1 cause of stress in parents and what you can do about it Functional lab tests you can do to test and find out the root cause of eczema Top 3 natural medicines that may benefit Actional steps you can take to overcome this condition Show Notes: Eczemaconquerors Podcast Follow Eczemaconquerors on Instagram Get 10% off all eczema products with the code DOCTORMOM Listen to today's episode on our website Abby is a Registere...

34 minOCT 6
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Tips for Eczema with the Eczemaconquerors

The Co-Parenting Handbook with Karen Bonnell

In this episode, Steph interviews Karen Bonell, Collaborative Divorce Coach and author of “The Co-Parenting Handbook” on the topic of co-parenting. They discuss ways parents can support their children, strengthen their co-parenting, and discover necessary tools to create a two-home family. Karen provides a roadmap, answers, and tools to ensure kids and co-parents thrive. If you’re in the middle of a divorce or have been divorced for years, you’ll find Karen’s guidance reassuring and learn how to move forward with confidence and optimism. If you know someone who is finding their way through divorce and has come to you for help, send them a link to this episode. Topics Discussed: Key steps parents can take to reduce the impact of separation/divorce The “best age” to initiate divorce What to do if you can’t co-parent with your spouse How to figure out what's best for your kids when planning their two-home future Where to start with navigating finances and major decisions Who to have on your team to navigate this process Advice for friends/family members Show Notes: Karen’s Website Follow Karen on Facebook here Follow Karen on Twitter here Listen to today's episode on our website Guest Bio: Karen has over 30 years of experience working with couples and families facing transition, loss, growth and change. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Karen has been board certified and licensed as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner since 1982. She served on the faculty of University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University & Seattle Pacific University before beginning full-time private practice in 1984. She regularly writes for, speaks to and trains health care and legal professionals. Karen’s work as a Collaborative Divorce Coach spurred her determination to write “The Co-Parenting Handbook” “ with Kristin Little, Child Specialist. Parents learn the best ways to support their children, strengthen their co-parenting, and discover the necessary tools to skillfully create a two-home family. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

49 minSEP 29
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The Co-Parenting Handbook with Karen Bonnell

How Diet Impacts Mental Health with Autumn from Paleovalley

Steph interviews Autumn Fladmo Smith, the co-founder of Paleovalley and Wild Pastures, to help us understand the link between our diet and mental health, particularly as it applies to moms. There’s no doubt that our mental health is taking a toll right now as we navigate constant schedule changes, political tension, isolation, and chronic stress. Autumn offers practical steps you can implement today to reduce anxiety and depression using food as medicine. As a mama herself, and someone who holds a Masters in Holistic Nutrition and is a Certified Eating Psychology Coach, Autumn helps us identify specific diet patterns and foods that are harming our mental health and ones that will help us build more resilience. Topics Discussed: How diet impacts mental health Nutrient deficiencies that impact mood The most protective foods for mental health 3 things you can do today to improve your gut health Realistic tips to help moms look and feel their best Marketing tactics food manufacturers use to mislead the public Show Notes: Head to Paleovalley.com/doctormom to receive 15% off your first order! Revlon hair dryer and curler Follow on Instagram here: @paleovalley and @wildpasturesoffical Listen to today’s episode on our website. Guest’s Bio: Autumn Fladmo Smith is the co-founder of Paleovalley and Wild Pastures, holds a Masters in Holistic Nutrition, a Certified Eating Psychology Coach, and a Certified FDN Practitioner. Her passion for health began with her own struggles with IBS and anxiety: despite a career as a professional dancer and celebrity fitness trainer, Autumn’s own health was in shambles. Desperate for a cure, she and her husband Chas stumbled upon the paleo diet in 2011 and within a month of beginning it, her health was completely transformed. Autumn then made it her mission to share the information she had learned with as many people as possible: she is the co-founder of Paleovalley, an organic whole-food supplement and paleo snack food company that prioritizes nutrient density and food quality. In 2018, she took things a step further and launched her second business with her husband: Wild Pastures, a regenerative pasture-based meat delivery service. Wild Pastures makes supporting sustainable agriculture and local, small farms easy for consumers. She lives in Boulder, CO with her husband and their son, Maverick. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

47 minSEP 22
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How Diet Impacts Mental Health with Autumn from Paleovalley

Mid Season Episode Recap

In this episode Steph and Elana recap the first five episodes of the season to help you reflect on the information share and take action! They share key takeaways about how to safely go back to school during a pandemic and navigate school closures; how to embrace ‘good enough’ as a mom and cultivate a health relationship with screentime; how to feel empowered during pregnancy and birth as a Black mama and things practitioners can do to better serve and work with Black mamas; and how to set yourself up for success before baby arrives. You’ll leave the episode with action steps that will help you along your journey and ones you’ll want to share with others. Topics Discussed: Main takeaways from the first episodes’ experts Steph and Elana’s thoughts on the info shared in the interviews Action steps Steph and Elana are taking based on these episodes Ways you can use this information to be a calm, competent, confident mama Show Notes: 15 Screen-free Activities https://betterscreentime.com/15screenfreeactivitiestokeepourkidsplaying/ Batting Over Birth https://www.blackwomenbirthingjustice.org/battling-over-birth Steph’s recommendations for computer games: www.smartickmethod.com, www.abcmouse.com, www.hookedonphonics.com Listen to today’s episode on our website https://medschoolformoms.com/podcast/Mid-Season-Episode-Recap INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

33 minSEP 15
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Mid Season Episode Recap

Mompreneur Maternity Leave Rights with Kristen G. Roberts, Esq.

Dr. Elana interviews mama attorney Kristen Roberts, Esq. who shares insights for mompreneurs and aspiring mompreneurs to understand their maternity leave rights. This show discusses the importance of having a maternity leave plan and tips how to start creating one. As a mama, attorney and entrepreneur herself, Kristen will be sharing her personal story of how she made her maternity leave work and how she helps her clients do the same. Her goal is to help families understand that they can absolutely take parental leave without sacrificing their business. She also teaches them how to build structures and timelines to support what needs to get done in order to have it all. Topics Discussed: Lessons learned as a business owner and a new mom Benefits of working for yourself as new mom How to know if working for yourself is the right fit for you What mompreneurs maternity leave rights are and eligibility Common myths moms have regarding parental leave 2 actionable steps for any mompreneur or aspiring mompreneur EPISODE SHOW NOTES: www.trestlelaw.com @kristen_roberts_esq www.facebook.com/trestlelaw Mention The Doctor Mom show to get a 1 hour free consultation with the firm (normally offer 30 minutes) 10% off Baby on Board Planning Listen to today’s episode on our website http://medschoolformoms.com/podcast/Mompreneur-Maternity-Leave-Rights-with-Kristen-G-Roberts-Esq INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

38 minSEP 8
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Mompreneur Maternity Leave Rights with Kristen G. Roberts, Esq.

Latest Episodes

Season 2 - What to expect on The "Doctor Mom" Podcast

Steph and Dr. Elana kick off Season 2 of the “Doctor Mom” Podcast by sharing a sneak peek of the interviews they’ll be offering throughout this season so you can get excited about what’s to come. You’ll get to know these speakers before they join us so you can start learning from them right away. This season may be one of our most powerful series of interviews yet, with guests like Cara from @TakingCaraBabies, Kelly Leveque from @BeWellByKelly, Dr. B of Fiber Fueled also known as the @theguthealthmd, Jennifer from @kids.eat.in.color and more. No matter where you are in your journey to and through parenthood, you’ll walk away from these episodes feeling even more confident as a Doctor Mom. Topics Discussed: What guests and topics to expect in this season What you’ll learn from this season’s guests Special Doctor Mom deals you don’t want to miss out on Show Notes: Listen to today's episode on our website This Episode’s Sponsors BUBS' commitment to excellence begins long before the product lands on your doorstep with sustainably sourced products like Collagen and MCT Oil Powder that are free of gluten, soy, nuts and corn. Visit BUBSnaturals.com for 20% off your entire order on any BUBS naturals product, use code DOCTORMOM20. Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. Use code DOCTORMOM to save 20% off your first order at thisisneeded.com. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only. All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

28 min4 d ago
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Season 2 - What to expect on The "Doctor Mom" Podcast

Season 1 - Wrap Up

Steph and Dr. Elana wrap up Season 1 of the “Doctor Mom” Podcast by highlighting key takeaways and action steps from the last six interviews. They share tools to help you support your mental and physical health postpartum, identify the root causes behind skin conditions like eczema, how to approach PCOS and other hormonal conditions from a functional medicine approach, and how to be a more educated consumer when it comes to purchasing health and wellness products for your family. Topics Discussed: Easy meals hacks that support mental health How co-parenting builds resilience Postpartum hair loss Causes of eczema What most doctors get wrong about PCOS How to be a smart crunchy mama consumer Show Notes: Get 10% off all eczema products with the code DOCTORMOM Force of Nature cleaner Branch Basics cleaner Listen to today’s episode on our website INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell Please remember that the...

35 minNOV 3
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Season 1 - Wrap Up

Busting PCOS Myths with Dr. Lara Briden

Stephanie interviews Dr. Lara Briden to bust common PCOS myths so those navigating the syndrome can receive the best care and treatment plan. Dr. Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and the author of the book Period Repair Manual, a guide to better periods using natural treatments such as diet, nutritional supplements, herbal medicine, and body-identical hormones. Dr. Lara has helped thousands of women find relief for period problems such as PCOS. During this episode they episode they discuss what doctors get wrong about PCOS, the different types of PCOS, how treatment differs depending on the type, and how PCOS impacts preconception, pregnancy, postpartum, and nursing. Topics Discussed: What doctors get wrong about PCOS Common PCOS myths The 4 functional types of PCOS Treatment approaches depending on the type Lab tests and supplements for PCOS How PCOS impacts preconception, pregnancy, postpartum and nursing EPISODE SHOW NOTES: 4 types of PCOS Read Polycystic ovary syndrome cannot be diagnosed by ultrasound- Dr. Biden’s Blog: Follow Dr. Briden on Instagram Listen to today's episode on our website Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and the period revolutionary—leading the change to better periods. Informed by a strong science background and more than twenty years with patients, Lara is a passionate communicator about women’s health and alternatives to hormonal birth control. Her book Period Repair Manual is a manifesto of natural treatment for better hormones and better periods and provides practical solutions using nutrition, supplements, and natural hormones. Now in its second edition, the book has been an underground sensation and has worked to quietly change the lives of tens of thousands of women. Lara has helped thousands of women find relief for period problems such as PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, and perimenopause and currently has consulting rooms in Christchurch, New Zealand. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

49 minOCT 27
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Busting PCOS Myths with Dr. Lara Briden

How to Shop for Safe and Healthy Products for Your Family with Dr. G

Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Christian Gonzalez, ND on the topic of how to shop for safe and healthy products for yourself and family. Dr. G is a master at reviewing products for safety and toxicity and he is here to teach you tangible tips so you can be a well-informed and empowered consumer! This episode will help you navigate the overwhelming marketplace so you can ensure you are buying the best of the best for yourself and your family. Topics Discussed: How to evaluate if a product is safe for your kids and family What different labels really mean What labels to look for when being a conscious consumer How to vet out companies and what to ask by calling or researching on their website What red flags to look for when a product claims it is “safe” but really isn’t Where to start when on a budget and still want to choose the healthiest safest options for your family 2 actional steps you can take to start shopping for safer products now! Show Notes: Follow Dr. Gonzalez on Instagram L...

40 minOCT 20
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How to Shop for Safe and Healthy Products for Your Family with Dr. G

How Collagen Supports Postpartum Recovery with BUBS Naturals

Stephanie interviews Sean and Heather Lake of BUBS Naturals to share why collagen peptides are beneficial for pregnancy and postpartum healing. This show discusses what to look for when purchasing collagen, how much to take to get those benefits and specific ways collagen peptides and MCT oil powder can benefit mamas. You’ll learn industry insights when it comes to collagen peptides so you can make sure you’re buying a quality product. If you’ve been finding it difficult to navigate all of the important roles you play as a mama, you’ll also love Heather’s insights as to how she navigates life as a mama with a super early schedule as a FOX 5 San Diego reporter all while prioritizing her health and self-care. There are tons of gems in this one that we will leave you feeling informed, empowered, and motivated to be well. Topics Discussed: The touching story that inspired BUBS Naturals How collagen supports pregnancy and postpartum recovery How much collagen you should take How to pick a high-quality collagen A simple, effective way to increase your energy without caffeine How Heather balances health, mom life and a 3 AM work schedule Heather’s advice for moms struggling to take care of themselves in this season Show Notes: BUBS Naturals Website Follow BUBS Naturals on Instagram Follow Heather on Instagram Listen to today's episode on our website Heather and Sean Lake are an adventure-seeking, health minded couple living in Southern California with their two young children (ages 2 and 4). Between their hunger for exercise and thirst for new experiences...this couple is always on the go! Sean Lake is the BUBS Naturals co-founder and credits his wife, Heather, for urging him to give collagen a try in the first place. He still remembers the day she held up some collagen, rattled off some of the benefits and then looked at him and said, "You're not getting any younger," so Sean gave it a try. Needless to say, he was hooked right away on the benefits. Sean leaned on his experience as a former professional athlete, skilled marketing director and entrepreneurial spirit to create BUBS Naturals along with business partner TJ Ferrara , the purest form of collagen protein on the market. The spark for the business came as a combination of FEELING GREAT with quality product and DOING GOOD by donating 10% of all profits to charity. That charity is the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation in memory of his lifelong friend, Glen "BUB" Doherty, a Navy SEAL heroically killed in Benghazi during the 9/11 terrorist attacks (if you’ve seen the movie 13 Hours then you know part of Glen's amazing story). She and Sean enjoy pushing their bodies and minds in effort to grow continuously and live by the BUBS’ motto: Die young, as late as possible. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only. All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

46 minOCT 13
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How Collagen Supports Postpartum Recovery with BUBS Naturals

Tips for Eczema with the Eczemaconquerors

Dr. Elana interviews Abby Tai from the Eczema Conqueors to discuss the very common condition of eczema. Abby is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, host of The Eczema Podcast, and creator of the Conqueror Skincare line for eczema sufferers. After suffering from eczema for so many years herself, her passion is to see people use health, nutrition and natural remedies to transform lives. In this episode Abby teaches you mamas about eczema and how to feel empowered and well-equipped to find solutions. Topics Discussed: What eczema is and common triggers How eczema is the #1 cause of stress in parents and what you can do about it Functional lab tests you can do to test and find out the root cause of eczema Top 3 natural medicines that may benefit Actional steps you can take to overcome this condition Show Notes: Eczemaconquerors Podcast Follow Eczemaconquerors on Instagram Get 10% off all eczema products with the code DOCTORMOM Listen to today's episode on our website Abby is a Registere...

34 minOCT 6
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Tips for Eczema with the Eczemaconquerors

The Co-Parenting Handbook with Karen Bonnell

In this episode, Steph interviews Karen Bonell, Collaborative Divorce Coach and author of “The Co-Parenting Handbook” on the topic of co-parenting. They discuss ways parents can support their children, strengthen their co-parenting, and discover necessary tools to create a two-home family. Karen provides a roadmap, answers, and tools to ensure kids and co-parents thrive. If you’re in the middle of a divorce or have been divorced for years, you’ll find Karen’s guidance reassuring and learn how to move forward with confidence and optimism. If you know someone who is finding their way through divorce and has come to you for help, send them a link to this episode. Topics Discussed: Key steps parents can take to reduce the impact of separation/divorce The “best age” to initiate divorce What to do if you can’t co-parent with your spouse How to figure out what's best for your kids when planning their two-home future Where to start with navigating finances and major decisions Who to have on your team to navigate this process Advice for friends/family members Show Notes: Karen’s Website Follow Karen on Facebook here Follow Karen on Twitter here Listen to today's episode on our website Guest Bio: Karen has over 30 years of experience working with couples and families facing transition, loss, growth and change. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Karen has been board certified and licensed as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner since 1982. She served on the faculty of University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University & Seattle Pacific University before beginning full-time private practice in 1984. She regularly writes for, speaks to and trains health care and legal professionals. Karen’s work as a Collaborative Divorce Coach spurred her determination to write “The Co-Parenting Handbook” “ with Kristin Little, Child Specialist. Parents learn the best ways to support their children, strengthen their co-parenting, and discover the necessary tools to skillfully create a two-home family. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

49 minSEP 29
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The Co-Parenting Handbook with Karen Bonnell

How Diet Impacts Mental Health with Autumn from Paleovalley

Steph interviews Autumn Fladmo Smith, the co-founder of Paleovalley and Wild Pastures, to help us understand the link between our diet and mental health, particularly as it applies to moms. There’s no doubt that our mental health is taking a toll right now as we navigate constant schedule changes, political tension, isolation, and chronic stress. Autumn offers practical steps you can implement today to reduce anxiety and depression using food as medicine. As a mama herself, and someone who holds a Masters in Holistic Nutrition and is a Certified Eating Psychology Coach, Autumn helps us identify specific diet patterns and foods that are harming our mental health and ones that will help us build more resilience. Topics Discussed: How diet impacts mental health Nutrient deficiencies that impact mood The most protective foods for mental health 3 things you can do today to improve your gut health Realistic tips to help moms look and feel their best Marketing tactics food manufacturers use to mislead the public Show Notes: Head to Paleovalley.com/doctormom to receive 15% off your first order! Revlon hair dryer and curler Follow on Instagram here: @paleovalley and @wildpasturesoffical Listen to today’s episode on our website. Guest’s Bio: Autumn Fladmo Smith is the co-founder of Paleovalley and Wild Pastures, holds a Masters in Holistic Nutrition, a Certified Eating Psychology Coach, and a Certified FDN Practitioner. Her passion for health began with her own struggles with IBS and anxiety: despite a career as a professional dancer and celebrity fitness trainer, Autumn’s own health was in shambles. Desperate for a cure, she and her husband Chas stumbled upon the paleo diet in 2011 and within a month of beginning it, her health was completely transformed. Autumn then made it her mission to share the information she had learned with as many people as possible: she is the co-founder of Paleovalley, an organic whole-food supplement and paleo snack food company that prioritizes nutrient density and food quality. In 2018, she took things a step further and launched her second business with her husband: Wild Pastures, a regenerative pasture-based meat delivery service. Wild Pastures makes supporting sustainable agriculture and local, small farms easy for consumers. She lives in Boulder, CO with her husband and their son, Maverick. INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

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How Diet Impacts Mental Health with Autumn from Paleovalley

Mid Season Episode Recap

In this episode Steph and Elana recap the first five episodes of the season to help you reflect on the information share and take action! They share key takeaways about how to safely go back to school during a pandemic and navigate school closures; how to embrace ‘good enough’ as a mom and cultivate a health relationship with screentime; how to feel empowered during pregnancy and birth as a Black mama and things practitioners can do to better serve and work with Black mamas; and how to set yourself up for success before baby arrives. You’ll leave the episode with action steps that will help you along your journey and ones you’ll want to share with others. Topics Discussed: Main takeaways from the first episodes’ experts Steph and Elana’s thoughts on the info shared in the interviews Action steps Steph and Elana are taking based on these episodes Ways you can use this information to be a calm, competent, confident mama Show Notes: 15 Screen-free Activities https://betterscreentime.com/15screenfreeactivitiestokeepourkidsplaying/ Batting Over Birth https://www.blackwomenbirthingjustice.org/battling-over-birth Steph’s recommendations for computer games: www.smartickmethod.com, www.abcmouse.com, www.hookedonphonics.com Listen to today’s episode on our website https://medschoolformoms.com/podcast/Mid-Season-Episode-Recap INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

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Mid Season Episode Recap

Mompreneur Maternity Leave Rights with Kristen G. Roberts, Esq.

Dr. Elana interviews mama attorney Kristen Roberts, Esq. who shares insights for mompreneurs and aspiring mompreneurs to understand their maternity leave rights. This show discusses the importance of having a maternity leave plan and tips how to start creating one. As a mama, attorney and entrepreneur herself, Kristen will be sharing her personal story of how she made her maternity leave work and how she helps her clients do the same. Her goal is to help families understand that they can absolutely take parental leave without sacrificing their business. She also teaches them how to build structures and timelines to support what needs to get done in order to have it all. Topics Discussed: Lessons learned as a business owner and a new mom Benefits of working for yourself as new mom How to know if working for yourself is the right fit for you What mompreneurs maternity leave rights are and eligibility Common myths moms have regarding parental leave 2 actionable steps for any mompreneur or aspiring mompreneur EPISODE SHOW NOTES: www.trestlelaw.com @kristen_roberts_esq www.facebook.com/trestlelaw Mention The Doctor Mom show to get a 1 hour free consultation with the firm (normally offer 30 minutes) 10% off Baby on Board Planning Listen to today’s episode on our website http://medschoolformoms.com/podcast/Mompreneur-Maternity-Leave-Rights-with-Kristen-G-Roberts-Esq INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell

38 minSEP 8
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Mompreneur Maternity Leave Rights with Kristen G. Roberts, Esq.

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