We've received so many questions regarding cost of birth, whether that's home vs hospital, midwife costs, doula costs, etc. Your three hosts break in down in their specific areas and get this conversation started!
Kristin Stone of BIRTHFIT DC shares her story with Embo and Mumma about how she found BIRTHFIT and how she went from a seminar attendee to a BIRTHFIT executive and the future of the company!
Leah Barto is a mom, a wife, BIRTHFIT Houston Regional Director, BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar Staff, and a birth doula. On this episode Leah shares her journery from preconception through birth having lived and breathed the four pillars throughout every step of her Motherhood Transition.
Dr. Ainslie Kehler has her PhD in Exercise Behavioral Science and more specifically reproductive health. In this episode Ainslie and Lindsey discuss some common trends that Ainslie found in her research of tactile professionals such as firefighters and police.
Embo shares her preconception journey and then she and Brittany, the BIRTHFIT Nashville RD, a women's heath nurse practitioner, and a mercier therapist, discuss important things to be aware of when getting your body ready to try to conceive!
Ann is a wife, mother, BIRTHFIT mom, and member of the LGBTQ community. She sat down with Dr. Mumma to share her journey into parenthood alongside her wife, including the difficulties they faced and the role that BIRTHFIT played for her postpartum.
Shortly after having her daughter, Harper, Jess was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder and several food allergies. Jess had to eliminate many things from my diet in order to heal her body. Within a few weeks, she felt more vibrant and clear-headed than ever before. This inspired her heartfelt mission to develop recipes for delicious, life-giving foods that everyone can enjoy with the people they love. In this episode, Jess discusses the past year of launching and how she juggles being a CEO and mother.
Will and Jenny Peddie share the story of the birth and early childhood life of their daughter and first child, Carter. This love story of learning to become parents of a child with special needs is one you don't wanna miss!
Dr. Maura Moynihan is a mother of four, a wife, a Doctor of Chiropractic, a healer, and a community creator. On this episode Maura gets into how she began her journey in women's health, craniosacral therapy for moms and babies, and how she manages motherhood and career.
Claudia is a BIRTHFIT NC mom of three living in Raleigh. She sat down with Lindsay Mumma to share some of her journey into motherhood, which is not a path she thought she'd ever take. Originally from Colombia, she brought some of the Colombian traditions into her postpartum healing. She discusses how her search for connection has landed her where she is.
Dr. Erica Boland is a mother of 4, a wife, a Dr. of Chiropractic, a Birth Doula and the BIRTHFIT Wisconsin Regional Director. Erica graces us with her knowledge and deep love of personal freedom when it comes to how we let our children move from infancy through walking. Erica discusses her experience with four children while gaining more knowledge of appropriate assistance for babies and shares how we can change the way we look at childhood development.
Leslie is an attorney who practices employment law. She discusses the necessary conversations and steps to take for working women and their employers about when it comes to the Motherhood Transition. As a working mom herself, she knows the challenges that women face, and hopes to bridge the gap between the needs and wants of families with the needs and expectations of employers.
Juan is a father, husband, coach. Juan is dedicated to his family, coaching career, and his personal development. He is a mover and shaker in the strength world and believes that discipline equals freedom. Juan and I discuss how discipline sets us as individuals free and can create ultimate success in who you are as a parent.
Jessica is a mom, wife, and a connector of humans. She is a key leader at lululemon. Jessica shares her challenging transition into motherhood with several unexpected twists and turns, and how at two years postpartum she's continuing to learn from the experience.
Melissa is a labor and delivery nurse in Troy, Missouri, a personal trainer, and a BIRTHFIT Coach. Melissa shares how discovering BIRTHFIT and attending the BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar has drastically changed how she works with women both in the gym and in the delivery room.
Jacki Carr and Mary Beth LaRue are mothers and business owners. They co-founded and co-lead a company called Rock Your Bliss. Like us all, each has a unique journey within the motherhood transition. Jacki shares about slowing down postpartum, while Mary Beth discusses the ups and downs of fostering to adopt. In this episode, we discuss motherhood and sisterhood. This episode will give you tools to reflect on your own life as well as leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.
PART 2: Kate and Mike are married, they share a business, and have two children together. In this episode, Kate and Mike share about their roadtrip turned romance, working together to enhance each others' strengths, and both experiencing postpartum anxiety and depression and how they evolved through each season of their lives.
PART 1: Kate and Mike are married, they share a business, and have two children together. In this episode, Kate and Mike share about their roadtrip turned romance, working together to enhance each others' strengths, and both experiencing postpartum anxiety and depression and how they evolved through each season of their lives.
Emily is a wife, mom, massage therapist (including Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy), and a BIRTHFIT Coach. She shares about her life and recent stage of crazy toddler-hood and simultaneous preconception.
Carolyn is a mom, a professional coach, and University of Santa Monica Masters in Spiritual Psychology graduate. On this episode, Carolyn shares her personal spiritual psychology journey and how it helped her move gracefully and powerfully through the labor and delivery of her daughter Lucinda. Carolyn's insignts into how she dealt with her feelings of self-judgement after her birth make this episode one you dont want to miss!
Melissa Hemphill shares her story of how baby #4 entered this world. As a captain in the Air Force, Seminar Director, and mother, Magic Mel wears many hats. In this episode, Mel shares how this birth was unlike any of her previous labors and deliveries.
Crystal is a mother of five, a registered dietitian nutritionist with a masters degree in nutritional science, and a lactation consultant. Crystal shares her story of going through pregnancy as a recovering anorexic and how her relationship with food was so important during that time. Crystal uses her past to help women who face similar pregnancies move through the Motherhood Transition with as much grace and self-compassion as possible.
Dr. Alex Earl is the Co-Founder of Midwest Rehab Institute. He also runs his own active life practice in the greater Chicago area. Dr. Alex coordinates and teaches many of the DNS seminars that MWRI hosts. Dr. Alex and company will be speaking at the BIRTHFIT Summit 2019.