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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: February, 2016
Feb 22, 2016

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

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. the safety of using homeopathic remedies in pregnancy - which ones you can use, which ones you can’t
  2. homeopathic remedies that can help ailments common to women in pregnancy: morning sickness, insomnia, leg and foot cramping, hemorrhoids, constipation, swelling, etc.
  3. ***Willow is offering listeners to this podcast episode a 15% discount on her phone consultation where she gives treatment recommendations to you - just mention this podcast episode when you contact her through her website: www.balancingyourhealth.com (only good through the end of March 2016).

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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 the 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.

Feb 15, 2016

In this second episode of "We're Having a Baby, Naturally!", Amanda & HR share their 2nd trimester happenings. They share their experience of getting their first ultrasound, the overwhelm of setting up their baby registry and we get HR's take on the "baby reveal" to their families since he wasn't with us on the first episode.

Guests: Amanda & HR Dudley, a newly pregnant couple who are sharing their prenatal journey with Dr. Cap and the team at the Cap Wellness Center for us to learn what it's like to go through a natural birth process. 

 

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Feb 8, 2016

Title: Creating Good Eaters in Children with Dr. Christine Wood

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. an explanation of “the Carrot Study” and how you can influence your child’s eating habits while you’re still pregnant with them
  2. the one simple habit you can do now to not only create good healthy eating habits for your children, but also decrease their risk of heart disease and depression and improve their academic performance
  3. 3 “Tricks” to help get your kid to eat if you’re having problems at the dinner table

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Bio: About Dr. Christine Wood

Dr. Christine Wood is a pediatrician with interests in nutrition for children and teens.

She has authored the book, How to Get Kids to Eat Great & Love It and her articles and interviews have been published in Newsweek and Parenting magazines among others. She has been a frequent speaker on the topic of nutrition and the impact of environmental toxins on health.

She has been practicing pediatrics over 25 years and sees patients at Coast Pediatrics Carmel Valley. She is also a Certified Lactation Educator and enjoys helping nursing mothers. She has served as the Co-Chair for the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative and is Medical Consultant for an adolescent residential eating disorder treatment center in La Jolla.

www.CoastPediatrics.com

www.KidsEatGreat.com

 

Feb 1, 2016

Guest: Kimberly Johnson, certified Sexological Bodyworker, near-certified Somatic Experiencing practitioner, doula, Rolfer and yoga teacher.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. What physical and emotional changes to look out for that can cause difficulties with resuming your sex life after having a baby and what to do about it
  2. the difference between Endorphin Sex and Oxytocin Sex and how it gets in the way of enjoying fantastic sex again
  3. the “3 Minute Game” that you can play with your partner to re-establish your connection and build a new sexual bond together

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Bio: About Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson is a Certified Sexological Bodyworker and near-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 post-partum 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.

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