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The BIRTHFIT Podcast

way more than birth, way more than fitness. This is where you will find real talk, information and education, and experiences. We get into pregnancy, birth, and postpartum with doctors, midwives, chiropractors, birth educators and advocates, and of course moms and dads and everyone in between.
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Jun 26, 2018

Light Watkins is a breath of fresh air in this world. As a boy from Alabama who always believed in bigger things, the hustle and bustle of city life, and connecting with the universe, Light followed his heart to NYC then to Chicago and finally to Los Angeles. Light has been meditating for 16 years and teaching for 12 years. He teaches vedic meditation. As Deepak Chopra says, "Light Watkins’s approach to meditation is both simple and profound. With him as your guide, you will unlock the secrets to establishing a regular and powerfully healthy daily practice.”

Jun 21, 2018

Lindsey Mathews, CEO and Founder of BIRTHFIT, shares behind the scenes moments at the BIRTHFIT Summit. She literally shares details about each day of the summit as if you were in the hotel room with her. Some of the sessions are first thing in the morning like 5am while others are late at night. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2018

Emily Russak is the Co-Director for BIRTHFIT West Los Angeles. She is a strength and conditioning coach and birth doula. She has been with BIRTHFIT since the early days. Emily always knew she wanted to have a baby. In this episode, Emily shares about her conscious conception and how BIRTHFIT has helped shaped her current reality. When this episode was recorded, Emily was 39 weeks and 3 days.

Jun 5, 2018

Madeline is a labor and delivery nurse, studying midwifery, and co-founder of Mama Packs for Kenya. In this episode, she shares all about her trip to Kenya and what motivated her to start Mama Packs for Kenya. Madeline shares what birth looks like in rural parts of Kenya and the needs these women have. She also discusses how fear around birth is not present in their culture. Madeline lets us know how we can support and/or volunteer.

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