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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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Sep 26, 2016

Guest: Dr. Vivian Keelera natural birth expert who has attended more than 800 births as a doula and has taught the HypnoBirthing Method for the last 15 years. She is also now the vice president of HypnoBirthing Institute.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. How the HypnoBirthing Method helps a woman prepare for labor and delivery
  2. Why addressing any fears that you may have going into your birth is so important to do
  3. information about how to find a HypnoBirthing class near you

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About Dr. Vivian Keeler:

Dr. Vivian Keeler has devoted most of her adult life to the care and education of women and their families. She has been a Chiropractic Physician since 1986 with a special focus on the health of pregnant women. She is a natural birth expert who has attended more than 800 births as a doula and has taught HypnoBirthing- The Mongan Method for the last 15 years. She is also a Certified Hypnotist. Dr. Vivian is Vice President and faculty member of the HypnoBirthing Institute. She has received the HypnoBirthing Institutes Diamond Award for her contributions to the advancement of HypnoBirthing.

She has shared her expertise through many speaking engagements, articles and interviews and is responsible for co-creating several training programs that have inspired many birth professionals to become agents of change in their own communities. Dr. Keeler is the co-founder of Amazing Births & Beyond and Contemporary Doula International. She is also on the Board of Directors of Broward Healthy Start.

She is a mother to two amazing daughters, who were birthed naturally at home.

She resides in Hollywood, Florida with her husband, Tim.

Sep 19, 2016

Guest: Adriana Lozada, a certified Advanced Birth Doula, a postpartum educator, a healthy sleep consultant and eco-maternity consultant. Adriana is also the host of the Birthful Podcast in iTunes.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. What your partner really wants from you while in labor
  2. How to use your B.R.A.I.N. (a 5 step process) when you need to make decisions in the hospital during labor
  3. Which checklists you should have with you in the hospital so you don't forget anything while you're there

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Adriana Lozada:

Adriana Lozada’s background is multi-layered and multi-cultural. A former print and online editor from Venezuela, the birth of her daughter sparked her passion for being a birth advocate, leading her to open Birthful: a company that helps new and expectant parents take on whatever maternity sends their way.

She is a certified Advanced Birth Doula (DONA International), a postpartum educator, a healthy sleep consultant and eco-maternity consultant. Adriana is also the host of the Birthful Podcast, where she talks to amazing, knowledgeable, and passionate birth professionals every week, to help new and expectant parents inform their intuition, so they can have more rewarding pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experiences.

Adriana is the author of the best-selling pregnancy guide (in Spanish), “Soy de Pura Madre”. More recently, she created the “Birth Partner’s Ultimate Labor Support Toolkit” to help expectant dads provide truly helpful support during the birth process, while finding their confidence to go from clueless to “I’ve got this”.

Adriana lives in Rochester, NY with her husband and 11 year old daughter.

Sep 12, 2016

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

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. What Moms really say about their desire for sex after the baby is born
  2. How understanding what Mom needs in the post-partum window helps Dad get what he needs
  3. More than making "Date Night" happen - simple ways to reestablish intimacy in your relationship now that you're parents together

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

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.

Sep 5, 2016

Guest: Rachelle Garcia Seliga, mother, wife and Certified Professional Midwife whose work is dedicated to midwifing a cultural shift that honors our innate wisdom, personal authority and the sanctity of Life. She is the creator of INNATE Postpartum Care; a Certification Training for birth and health care professionals based upon postpartum physiology and the primal continuum.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. how similar the 40 days of ritual post-partum care across the world is and how it can be incorporated into this day and age
  2. how the loss of the ceremonious recognition of the woman's transition into motherhood contributes to post-partum depression
  3. how women need the traditions of midwifery care and ceremonial work to come back in western prenatal and post-partum care for healthier birth and healthier family life

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

Bio: About Rachelle Garcia Seliga

Rachelle Garcia Seliga, is a mother, wife and Certified Professional Midwife (CPM).

Rachelle's work is dedicated to midwifing a cultural shift that honors our innate wisdom, personal authority and the sanctity of Life.  

Rachelle sees women as the Soul of the people, and so she works with women with the understanding that healthy, thriving women mean healthy, thriving families, communities and world.

She has a holistic well-woman care practice where she offers preventative and curative care to women, and she is the creator of INNATE Postpartum Care; a Certification Training for birth and health care professionals based upon postpartum physiology and the primal continuum.

www.InnateTraditions.com

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