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.
Jenna is a new mom, a BIRTHFIT Coach at BIRTHFIT NC, and a RIE nanny. She has a lifetime of athletic endeavors, a love of movement, and a heart for intention; she shares her personal journey into motherhood.
Betsey is an is an American water polo goalkeeper, who won a Gold medal with the United States Women's National Water polo team at the 2012 Olympics in London. Among her list of athletic achievements no less than her Olympic endeavors, Betsey is a mother of an almost 3 year old boy and is 35 weeks pregnant with another baby boy! Coming from a background of elite level athleticism, which requires elite level mindset training, I was so excited to hear Betsey share about how this mindset supported her in her Motherhood Transition. Betsey is clearly most proud of her role as a mother and it was such a pleasure getting to hear her story.
Lily Nichols is the author of Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes as well as a Registered Dietician. Lily will be speaking at the BIRTHFIT Summit 2019. In this episode, we touch on postpartum healing foods, her writing process, and what may be her next project.
Dr. Allison Oswald, PT, DPT, WCS, CPT had the foresight to focus on an area of wellness, which until recently was not as widely known among our culture, and often underappreciated. I got to sit down with Allison and talk all things pelvic floor, DNS, and rehab all while admiring her 39 week pregnant belly. As the owner of Plumb Line Studio in Santa Monica, it is Allison's calling to serve the women of Los Angeles and beyond in, like she said, an often underappreciated holistic approach to rehab and wellness.
Annemarie is an herbalist, doula, mom, wife, and the Front Office Manager at Triangle Chiropractic and Rehab (Dr. Mumma's office). Her knowledge and interest in herbal support of women in the Motherhood Transition led to her creating her own company: Mangata Birth and Botanics.
Dr. Irene Tobias works as a researcher in Dr. Andy Galpin's muscle physiology lab. This is a follow up episode to one she did with us over a year and half ago. She shares about the latest research they are doing in the lab, why so little research exists for women, and how female cycles can influece training. Dr. Irene also shares how much it costs to actually get a study going!
Marnie is a licenced marriage and family therapist and specializes in sex addiction who owns her own practice in LA. Marnie shares her unbelievable story of how she became a mother. Join Marnie on her journery of devastating lows and the ultimate highs. Marnie's story is a true test of strength and love.
In this BIRTHFIT Podcast, Lindsey Mathews, BIRTHFIT CEO & Founder, shares that she will be in Austin, TX for this next year as she goes through her own big fat growth transition. Lindsey shares some tools and people that have helped and continue to help her.
Lindsay Mumma is a doctor of chiropractic, mother, wife, and BIRTHFIT NC Regional Director. She is also BIRTHFIT's COO! Lindsay and Lindsey discuss the evolution of BIRTHFIT since it's conception in 2011. They also get into goals and desires and where they each visualize BIRTHFIT going. Check out this episode to basically listen in as a fly on the wall between Lindsay and Lindsey.