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The Whole Mamas podcast features Stephanie Greunke, a 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, answer burning questions, highlight key points, and make sure you feel empowered to take action. Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Low Dog, Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Melissa Hartwig, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join their community of mamas as they chat about health, nutrition, mindset and more! Find Whole Mamas and the Whole Mamas hosts on Instagram @wholemamasclub, @stephgreunke, @drelanaroumell, and at www.wholemamasclub.com

The Whole Mamas podcast features Stephanie Greunke, a 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, answer burning questions, highlight key points, and make sure you feel empowered to take action. Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Low Dog, Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Melissa Hartwig, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join their community of mamas as they chat about health, nutrition, mindset and more! Find Whole Mamas and the Whole Mamas hosts on Instagram @wholemamasclub, @stephgreunke, @drelanaroumell, and at www.wholemamasclub.com
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The Whole Mamas podcast features Stephanie Greunke, a 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, answer burning questions, highlight key points, and make sure you feel empowered to take action. Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Low Dog, Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Melissa Hartwig, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join their community of mamas as they chat about health, nutrition, mindset and more! Find Whole Mamas and the Whole Mamas hosts on Instagram @wholemamasclub, @stephgreunke, @drelanaroumell, and at www.wholemamasclub.com

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Episodes

#150: Podcast Recap–Raising Body Confident Kids with Dana Suchow

9/10/2019
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Today Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interview with Dana Suchow on the topic of preventing eating disorders and raising body confident kids. They discuss signs/symptoms of disordered eating parents can be on the lookout for. They also share how to navigate compliments on your child’s appearance and how to build your child’s self-love armor to protect them from criticism or bullying. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s podcast partner: Tessemae’s. Tessemae’s is flavor-forward,...

Duration:00:47:49

#149: Raising Body Confident Kids with Dana Suchow

9/3/2019
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Today Dr. Elana interviews Dana Suchow, speaker, educator and coach on preventing eating disorders and raising body confident kids. Dana offers a nonclinical and holistic approach to parents, teachers and caregivers so they are equipped with tools. In this interview she shares ways you can encourage healthy body image for your children to help prevent eating disorders from arising. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s podcast partner, Tessemae’s. Tessemae’s is flavor-forward,...

Duration:01:01:47

#148: Easy Family Meals with Nadine Rich of Teton Waters Ranch

8/27/2019
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Stephanie chats with Nadine Rich of Teton Waters Ranch to discuss strategies for getting healthy meals on the table in no time flat. Nadine is a busy mama of three, works full-time, and recently completed a #breastfeedingWhole30. She shares her favorite #breastfeedingWhole30 non-scale victories (#NSV) and best tips for keeping milk supply strong! They also talk about the importance of choosing quality animal protein and explore concepts like regenerative agriculture and animal welfare. If...

Duration:00:51:55

#147: Podcast Recap-Raising Healthy Eaters and Breastfeeding At Work

8/20/2019
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Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interviews with Robin Kaplan and Jill Castle about going back to work while breastfeeding and raising healthy eaters. They share how they implement boundaries and structure around meals, how they approach mealtime food battles and their take on snacking. They also share tips for talking to your employer about your rights as a nursing mama and provide strategies for reducing anxiety with this transition. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or ...

Duration:00:49:18

#146: Raising Healthy Eaters with Jill Castle

8/13/2019
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Today Dr. Elana interviews Jill Castle, one of the nation’s premier childhood nutrition experts. We explore the “love with limits” approach to feeding kids and discuss the most common feeding mistakes that often undermine success in raising healthy eaters. Jill shares an important and encouraging perspective about raising healthy eaters that all parents need to hear. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or...

Duration:00:58:07

#145: Going Back to Work While Breastfeeding with Robin Kaplan IBCLC

8/6/2019
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Dr. Elana interviews Robin Kaplan, IBCLC about the emotional side of returning to work as a breastfeeding mama and how preparation can make all the difference to reduce anxiety and stress. They cover topics such as a parent’s rights while pumping at work, how to build a freezer stash, and what to do if baby won’t take the bottle. If you are a breastfeeding mama planning to go back to work soon, listen to this episode to get resources and support. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on ...

Duration:01:02:15

#144: Med School for Moms

7/30/2019
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Steph interviews Dr. Elana about her brand new program, Med School for Moms! Dr. Elana is passionate about teaching moms how to safely be a Doctor Mom. Dr. Elana shares about working with many anxious mothers over her years as a doctor. We all want the very best for our kids but may not always know what to do when our child gets sick. Dr. Elana shares insights to help transform worry into confidence along with tips any mom can benefit from. All kids will inevitably get sick, so you want to...

Duration:00:49:19

#143: Podcast Recap–Setting Boundaries and Play Based Therapy

7/23/2019
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Steph and Dr. Elana recap episode 140 (Setting Boundaries to Reduce Burnout with Nedra Glover Tawwab MSW, LCSW) and episode 141 (Play Based Therapy for Kids with Jillian Kelly-Wavering MSSW, LCSW, RPT). This episode highlights key takeaways from the episodes and Steph and Dr. Elana share personal stories of how they effectively use some of these tools in their own relationships with their kids and partners. We’d like to say a special thank you to today’s Podcast Partner: Four Sigmatic, a...

Duration:00:59:20

#142: DHA Testing with OmegaQuant

7/16/2019
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Dr. Elana interviews Kristina Harris Jackson from OmegaQuant, a company that specializes in Omega-3 testing. These beneficial fats are known as Essential Fatty Acids because your body cannot produce them on its own so they must come from your diet. This episode takes a deep dive into the science behind DHA, one of the essential fatty acids. Did you know that some research suggests that low levels of DHA can increase preterm births by 42%? Learn more about the importance of DHA during...

Duration:00:52:43

#141: Play based therapy for kids with Jillian Kelly-Wavering, MSSW, LCSW, RPT

7/9/2019
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Stephanie chats with Jillian Kelly-Wavering, MSSW, LCSW, RPT about play based therapy for kids. She explains what attachment-oriented play therapy is and how it can help create healthy routines, rituals, and even be used for early childhood trauma. Jillian also shares how parents can help their kids with homework without it causing a ton of stress, tension, and frustration. You’ll learn how important play, exploration, and connection is key for early childhood development. We’d like to say...

Duration:01:01:07

#140: Setting Boundaries to Reduce Burnout with Nedra Glover Tawwab, MSW, LCSW

7/2/2019
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Stephanie chats with Nedra Glover Tawwab MSW, LCSW about setting healthy boundaries to reduce burn out. They discuss how to be more assertive, why being passive aggressive isn’t the answer, and why being proactive during pregnancy leads to a smoother postpartum. You’ll learn how to ask for help to get your needs met, reduce tension in your relationships, and navigate tricky situations with extended family. You’ll see yourself in one of the many scenarios discussed in this podcast and walk...

Duration:01:01:12

#139: Recap of Navigating the NICU

6/25/2019
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Steph and Dr. Elana recap this month’s episodes on navigating the NICU. They share key takeaways from each episode and remind mamas of the essential tools they have to help them get through this challenging time. Whether you are currently a mama experiencing the NICU or have a friend you want to support, this episode will help equip you with what you need to transform one of the hardest experiences any mama can go through into hope and reassurance that you can get through this. We are here...

Duration:00:52:07

#138: Healthy High-Risk Pregnancy with Parijat Deshpande

6/18/2019
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Stephanie interviews Parijat Deshpande, leading high-risk pregnancy expert, about mental health and high-risk pregnancies. They discuss how you can turn off the chronic stress response and heal from pregnancy and birth trauma. Stephanie and Parijat also discuss what to do if you’ve experienced trauma and getting pregnant again feels scary. Parijat has a calm, positive outlook on a topic that is incredibly important and often overlooked. This is a must listen for anyone who has experienced...

Duration:00:53:05

#137: A Year in the NICU with Emily Hughes

6/11/2019
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Stephanie interviews Emily Hughes, a mama who navigated a full year in the NICU with her first born child. Emily shares her story as well as tips for parents who find themselves in the NICU. We discuss what you can do to support friends and family members who have a little one in the NICU and how you can support your mental health through this process. As with Dr. Psota’s story, this one is a tear-jerker and we want to give the disclaimer that it may be triggering. We’d like to say a...

Duration:01:00:52

#136: Navigating the NICU with Dr. Erin Psota, ND

6/4/2019
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Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Erin Psota, Canadian naturopathic doctor and mother who had to navigate life for 2 months in the NICU with her first born child. This episode may be a tear jerker for some of you mamas, but it sure is a great resource to support you parents who have or are currently navigating life in the NICU. Dr. Psota’s story may be unique in that she had some time before she delivered to plan for her NICU experience. If your story is similar, or you have mama friends with a...

Duration:00:52:03

#135: Podcast Recap–Anti-Anxiety Diet for Moms with Ali Miller RD

5/28/2019
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Stephanie and Dr. Elana recap the episode with Ali Miller, registered dietitian and author of the Anti-Anxiety Diet. They share examples of simple meals to support your mental health, their take on reducing caffeine, and how to optimize a vegan/vegetarian diet to support mental health. They also share how their approach to anxiety differs from Ali’s and offer additional supplement recommendations. We’d like to say a special thank you to May’s Podcast Partner: Coconu, an organic...

Duration:00:43:35

#134: The Anti-Anxiety Diet with Ali Miller RD

5/21/2019
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Today Dr. Elana interviews Ali Miller, registered dietitian and author of The Anti-Anxiety Diet. Ali believes wholeheartedly in food as medicine. Today she shares what foods will help calm our thoughts, some foods to avoid, and supplements to support your mood safely while pregnant and/or breastfeeding. We’d like to say a special thank you to May’s Podcast Partner: Coconu, an organic coconut-based lubricant. Get 15% off your order on their website with the code WHOLEMAMAS. Enjoy the...

Duration:00:54:21

#133: Podcast Recap–Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts with Karen Kleiman

5/14/2019
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Stephanie and Dr. Elana recap the episode with Karen Kleiman on the topic of her new book Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts. They discuss why self care is necessary and not just a luxury, how you can figure out what you actually need to feel better, and how to support your mama friends who are struggling. This episode is full of great takeaways for any mama–whether you are currently experiencing some postpartum anxiety or depression or not. We’d like to say a special thank you to May’s Podcast...

Duration:00:43:43

#132: Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts with Karen Kleiman

5/7/2019
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Steph interviews Karen Kleiman, MSW about her #speakthesecret campaign which helps new moms validate their feelings, share their fears, and start feeling better. Over 90% of new mothers will have scary, intrusive thoughts about their baby and themselves, but many are afraid to tell anyone. Moms are left feeling confused, frustrated, or scared about what these thoughts mean. On this show we reduce the shame and stigma and encourage moms to find a safe place to express themselves. This...

Duration:00:55:23

#131: Simplified Cleaning Routine with Becky Rapinchuk

4/30/2019
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Steph interviews Becky Rapinchuk aka Clean Mama®, who is a natural cleaning and homekeeping expert. Becky’s daily, simplified cleaning routine is easy-to-follow and takes 30 minutes or less. Learn how to create your own, natural cleaning products and how to create a simple cleaning routine for your family, so you can spend more time enjoying your life. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics...

Duration:00:44:56