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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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English


Episodes

#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

#130: Podcast Recap–Navigating Overwhelm with Dr. Samantha Brody

4/23/2019
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Steph and Dr. Elana recap the episode with Dr. Samantha Brody, naturopathic doctor and author of the book Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out. They highlight important points from the episode and discuss further how diet can impact stress, how to identify stressors, and how to communicate effectively with your support system to get the support you need. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on...

Duration:00:48:00

#129: Navigating Overwhelm with Dr. Samantha Brody

4/16/2019
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Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Samantha Brody, naturopathic doctor and author of the book Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out. Learn why mamas are susceptible to overwhelm and what you can do to overcome stress during challenging times. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: The difference between managing stress and overcoming overwhelmHow to identify your needs...

Duration:00:57:15

#128: Podcast Recap–Cook Once, Eat All Week with Cassy Joy Garcia

4/9/2019
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Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interview with Cassy Joy Garcia about her new book Cook Once, Eat All Week, which is a revolutionary way to get delicious, healthy, and affordable food on the table fast. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Why we love Cassy’s new bookComparing and contrasting our meal prep styles with Cassy’sWhy no meal prep method is right or wrongHow creating new...

Duration:00:43:40

#127: Cook Once, Eat All Week with Cassy Joy Garcia

4/2/2019
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Steph interviews Cassy Joy Garcia about her new book Cook Once, Eat All Week, which is a revolutionary way to get delicious, healthy, and affordable food on the table fast. She shares how batch-cooking a few basic components can give you an entire week’s worth of dinners with minimal time and effort. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How Cassy’s meal prep has changed after...

Duration:00:47:16

#126: Podcast Recap–Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess

3/26/2019
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Steph and Dr. Elana recap last week’s episode on Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess. This podcast reviews key takeaways from the episode and highlights important tips that every mom can use to be your own best health advocate during pregnancy and postpartum. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How to get involved with advocacy if you...

Duration:00:47:22

#125: Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Moms and Babies with Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess

3/19/2019
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On today’s episode, Steph interviews Alexandra Samuel-Sturgess about improving birth outcomes for Black moms and babies. In the United States today, Black women are four times more likely to die from childbirth than white mothers, and Black mothers experience twice the rate of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. As clinically trained social worker, Alex works to improve the Black maternal health crisis by empowering Black women through education and advocacy on pregnancy and postpartum...

Duration:00:59:08

#124: Podcast Recap–Lead Education, Treatment, and Prevention with Dr. Kulveen Virdee

3/12/2019
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Steph and Dr. Elana recap the interview on lead education, prevention, and treatment with Dr. Virdee. They share their personal experiences with lead testing, discuss risk factors and treatment, share nutritional considerations and natural approaches, and highlight the importance of using a team approach to address this concern. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: Steph and Dr....

Duration:00:52:54

#123: Lead Education, Prevention and Treatment with Dr. Kulveen Virdee

3/5/2019
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Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Virdee on a very important topic that many parents may not be aware of– lead exposure in children. Most pediatricians test lead levels in the blood between 12-24 months, while some pediatricians don’t routinely offer this test. This episode aims to support you in knowing what to do if your child’s lead levels come back elevated! This interview is packed full of educational insights, prevention strategies and treatment options if you are in this situation. Enjoy the...

Duration:01:00:36

#122: Meal Prep with Steph Greunke, RD

2/26/2019
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On today’s episode, Steph walks you through how she meal preps. Her approach is different than Dr. Elana’s in that she meal preps throughout the week depending on her schedule, instead of having a dedicated meal prep day. Similar to episode #120 with Dr. Elana, Steph shares her three tips for before, during, and after meal prep to help you be consistent week after week. She answers commonly asked questions and highlights key takeaways to help you start meal prepping or to level up, if...

Duration:00:37:16

#121: Goat Milk Formula with Dr. Annie Salsberg, ND

2/19/2019
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On today’s episode, Steph interviews Dr. Annie Salsberg, a naturopathic doctor who specializes in pediatric nutrition. There are a lot of different ways to feed your baby and there is no one perfect formula for all babies. On this episode, we’ll decode the ingredients label on your baby formula (protein, carbohydrate and fat sources, micronutrients and any other 'optional extras') and answer your questions about goat milk formula. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or ...

Duration:01:05:35

#120: Meal Prep Tips with Dr. Elana Roumell

2/12/2019
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On today’s episode, Dr. Elana takes you through how she meal preps. She shares three tips for before, during, and after meal prep to help you be consistent week after week. She answers commonly asked questions and highlights key takeaways to help you start meal prepping or to level up, if you’re already in the practice. Enjoy the listen! You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. We’d love to hear your thoughts on Instagram or Facebook. Topics Discussed: How to efficiently grocery...

Duration:00:52:34