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Healthy Births, Happy Babies | Prenatal Care | Natural Birth | Pregnancy | Pediatrics

A weekly podcast interviewing experts in the prenatal, natural birth and pediatric care field sharing their wisdom about how to feel safe, supported and empowered during your pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Brought to you by the prenatal and pediatric specialists in acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, yoga, lactation and birth education at the Cap Wellness Center.
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Now displaying: November, 2015
Nov 30, 2015

 

Guest: Kimberly Johnson, Certified Sexological Bodyworker and certified Somatic Experiencing practitioner.

 

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. a whole new take on “the 4th Trimester” concept that incorporates “Mothering the New Mother” as well
  2. how to design a “Sanctuary Plan” to ease the physical and emotional transition experienced in postpartum period
  3. 3 things every new mother should have in place before baby is brought home

 

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

  • Kimberly Johnson’s website: www.magamama.com
  • Creating a Meal Train: www.mealtrain.com

 

Bio: About Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson is a Certified Sexological Bodyworker and certified Somatic Experiencing practitioner.

She is also a single mom, doula, Rolfer and yoga teacher.

She leads workshops internationally and virtually on the intersection of women's sexuality and spirituality as well as holistic postpartum healing.

After living in Brazil for eight years, she now resides in San Diego, CA where she has a private practice, specializing in birth injury, birth trauma, and sexual healing.

You can learn more about her work and connect with her at: www.magamama.com

Nov 23, 2015

Guest: Willow Buckley, certified clinical homeopath, labor doula and prenatal yoga instructor

 

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. Willow’s “5 Trimester Approach” to conception, pregnancy and post-partum
  2. how the MTHFR genetic mutation can affect your fertility and what you can do about it
  3. what you can do throughout your pregnancy to enhance your baby’s epigenetic expression

 

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

 

Bio: About Willow Buckley

Willow Buckley, is a certified classical homeopath, labor doula, and prenatal yoga teacher.

She first combined her holistic interests with her medical science studies while earning a Bachelor of Science in Neuropsychology from the University of California Santa Barbara. 

Continuing her search and passion for a whole healing approach, Willow ventured into homeopathy, where she has helped families and individuals of all ages handle everything from anxiety and depression to morning sickness and sore throats.

She is a fervent proponent of the body’s power to heal itself and infuses nutrition with real food into her practice.

She is also the co-author of a new book: How to Conceive Naturally: And Have a Healthy Pregnancy after 30.

Willow lives in Encinitas, CA, with her husband, Marcus, a writer and Montessori educator, and their children, Grayson and Emerson.

You can learn more at www.balancingyourhealth.com

Nov 16, 2015

Guest: Dr. Jeanne Ohm

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. Dr. Ohm’s simple phase that helps her pregnant moms ground and center themselves so that they can make better decisions for their birth (and parenting choices)
  2. As the international instructor that trains chiropractors in the Webster Technique, she describes what the technique is (and isn’t) and how it can help you in your pregnancy
  3. How to stay connected and carry the natural birthing principles and practices you use in pregnancy into motherhood

 

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

 

Bio: About Dr. Jeanne Ohm

Dr. Jeanne Ohm has been a practicing chiropractor in a family, wellness based practice since 1981.

She is the author of numerous papers on pregnancy, birth, children and chiropractic as well as the co-author of several research papers published in major journals.  

She is an International lecturer on the topic of "Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy and Infancy" and a Post Graduate Instructor for numerous Chiropractic Colleges.

She is also the CEO of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, the lead instructor of the ICPA’s Webster Certification Program and the Executive Publisher and Editor of the “Pathways to Family Wellness” magazine.

Dr. Ohm is committed to educating practitioners about specific chiropractic techniques and care for pregnancy, birth & infancy that promotes natural birthing. She is also dedicated to empowering mothers to make informed choices in pregnancy and birth.

She is married to Dr. Thomas Ohm, also a chiropractor. They have 6 children together who have all received chiropractic care since conception. They were all born at home and are living the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle.

Nov 9, 2015

Guest: Jen Graham

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. while babies don’t come with manuals, this list is the next best thing
  2. if you are birthing at a hospital, the one thing you absolutely MUST do BEFORE you go to into labor
  3. a long list of trusted resources for parents to get even more information

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

Bio: About Jen Graham

Jen Graham, has been a practicing doula since 1996.

She is trained and certified through DONA International. She offers birth and postpartum doula care in the greater San Diego area.

She teaches Newborn Care 101 the at Cap Wellness Center in Encinitas and is an Evidence Based Birth Instructor.  

She is the mother of 4 of her own children. And has cared for hundreds of newborn babies and their families.

She has experience with singletons, twins, triplets, special needs babies, and with both sleep problems and breastfeeding issues.

Nov 2, 2015

Guest: Dr. Ogi Ressel

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. What the difference is between “sick care” and true health care
  2. How to create a “Wellness team” for the care of your family
  3. Dr. Ogi’s expert advice on how to start off your child’s life healthy

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

Bio: About Dr. Ogi Ressel

Dr. Ogi is a pediatric researcher, clinician, international lecturer and writer.

Dr. Ogi has been a staff writer for numerous national magazines and newspapers where has published over 800 articles on Chiropractic and Children.

We will be talking today about his book, “Kids-First: Health with No Interference. How to Raise a Healthy Child Outside the Medical Model” which has just be re-released.

It was Dr. Ogi and Dr. Larry Webster who started the whole pediatric awareness and

movement on the planet - when it comes to kids health, he really has no equal.

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