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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.

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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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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English


Episodes

173: Embo & her journey with postpartum anxiety

10/8/2019
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Embo goes into her journey with postpartum anxiety and shares tools and tips to managing any mild form of postpartum anxiety. She also goes into what you can do preconception and in pregnancy to set yourself up for an ideal postpartum period.

Duration:00:46:15

172: Keli Garza, Owner and CEO of Steamy Chick

10/1/2019
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Keli Garza is the owner of Steamy Chicks, which is the largest distributor of vaginal steam supplies in the United States. Steaming started as her own personal health journey and experience. Garza slowly studied hundreds of women and their cycles. Out of her continued curiosity and desire to empower women, Steamy Chicks was born. Through Steamy Chicks Keli educates about vaginal steam via her blog and education programs. She also sells herbs and steaming props. To further vaginal steam...

Duration:01:03:01

171: Derrick Johnson

9/24/2019
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Derrick Johnson is the youngest international coach in the history of USA Weightlifting. Along with being a Team USA team member (Sr. Worlds, Jr. Worlds, and University Worlds) and USA Weightlifting’s Developmental Coach of the Year, Derrick is the only coach in the world to have 3 Sr. World team members from 3 different countries (Brazil, Canada, and the US). Derrick has also coached a lifter to the 2012 Olympics (represented Brazil) and is the youngest level 5 coach in USAW history....

Duration:01:54:45

170: Aydian and Jenilee Dowling

9/17/2019
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You may remember Aydian Dowling from our Partner Panel at this year's BIRTHFIT Summit. Aydian Dowling is a transgender activist. Jenilee is a spiritual and energy healer with a masters in social work. They are married and have a nine month old baby boy Antler. In this episode, they share intimate details about their partnership and parenthood. This episode is chalk full of pearls of wisdom for anyone that is actively choosing to be a more compassionate human and/or parent.

Duration:01:18:13

169: Taylor Galadyk

9/10/2019
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Taylor is a former US Marine, a former CrossFit Games athlete, a coach, and most importantly a wife and mother. Taylor dives deep into the inner work and healing she has moved through over the past few years to overcome past traumas and darkness and how she uses the lessons she learned to become the inspiring and strong woman and mother she is today. Taylor aims to help people be the best versions of themselves and she was such a joy to have on the podcast!

Duration:00:55:32

168: Lauren Reeves

9/3/2019
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Lauren Reeves is mother, wife, a BIRTHFIT NC participant, and an attorney in Raleigh, NC. She sits down with Lindsay Mumma to share her journey with IVF - the dark and the bright spots.

Duration:00:51:38

167: Nicole Foster

8/27/2019
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Nicole Foster is a mom of two boys, a wife, the BIRTHFIT Southbay Regional Director, and a yoga teacher. On this episode, Nicole shares just how very different her first hospital birth was from her second home birth and the journey into choosing an out of hospital birth for baby #2.

Duration:00:54:38

166: Chris Mumma

8/20/2019
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Chris Mumma is a husband, father, teacher, coach, and co-creator of the BIRTHFIT Prenatal Swim Program. He and Lindsay Mumma sit down to talk their birth stories, parenting, the Swim Program, and answer a few of your submitted questions.

Duration:01:01:37

165: Lindsey Mathews, Lindsay Mumma, Embo

8/13/2019
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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!

Duration:01:06:55

164: Kristin Stone

8/6/2019
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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!

Duration:01:06:32

163: Leah Barto

7/30/2019
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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.

Duration:00:51:29

162: Ainslie Kehler, Ph.D

7/23/2019
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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.

Duration:01:01:28

161: Embo & Brittany Anderson

7/16/2019
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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!

Duration:00:48:46

160: Ann Palmquist

7/9/2019
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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.

Duration:01:04:18

159: Jessica Hawkins, CEO and Founder of Harper and Soul Provisions

7/2/2019
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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...

Duration:00:50:35

158: Will and Jenny Peddie

6/25/2019
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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!

Duration:00:37:46

157: Dr. Maura Moynihan

6/18/2019
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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.

Duration:00:37:52

156: Claudia Schwartze

6/11/2019
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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.

Duration:01:02:27

155: Summit Review with Dr. Lindsey Mathews and Child Development with Dr. Erica Boland

6/4/2019
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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.

Duration:00:58:51

154: Melanie Lim

5/28/2019
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Duration:00:53:06