Podcast 079: Dr. Jay Warren: On Fatherhood-How Being a Dad Has Changed Me

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is…ME! And my son, Niko, joins me too! (Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. 90% of his practice now are pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. He is the host of the “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” podcast. His 3 1/2 year … Read More

EASING THE TRANSITION TO FATHERHOOD

For some of you, this might be your first Father’s Day (either waiting for baby to come in a few weeks or months OR your child is already here) – CONGRATULATIONS!!! Becoming a father is a huge life event that is full of excitement, challenge, fun and fear for all of us. I had a discussion with psychologist, Dr. Danny … Read More

SPERMAMETERS – Considering the male factor in fertility

According to Resolve, the National Infertility Association, approximately 30% of infertility is due to factors involving sperm. Many couples are unaware of how this can be a factor in their fertility. If couples have been tested at a Reproductive Endocrinologists office they most likely have had a sperm analysis done but, if they were tested at their general doctors office, … Read More

Happy Father’s Day

We don’t often talk about men’s health. Your wife has probably been going in for routine well visits each year since she was 20 years old. When is the last time you went in for a well visit? It is important that men – in particular, when we are approaching our 40s – don’t skip routine care. Routine Checks: All … Read More

Podcast 078: Using Meditation During Pregnancy | Anna Gannon, Expectful.com

Anna Gannon Expectful.com

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Anna Gannon: a mom, the Community Guide and Editorial Lead at Expectful.com (guided meditation site for pregnancy and motherhood), a writer and a yoga & meditation guide.. In this episode, we will cover: how a major life change in her 3rd trimester lead Anna to meditation and how it helped not … Read More

Podcast 077: The Truth About Prenatal Exercise | Farel Hruska, Fit4Mom Global Fitness Director

Farel Hruska Fit4Mom

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Farel Hruska is the Global Fitness Director for FIT4MOM who has 20 years’ experience as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor and educator. In this episode, we will cover: the 3 most common “exercising during pregnancy myths” are what the current research REALLY shows about what you can and cannot do (especially in … Read More

Podcast 076: Starting Solids: Tips for Raising a Healthy Eater Instead of a Picky Eater | Sarah Bester

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Sarah Bester (CNP), a Family Nutritionist and Picky Eating Coach who helps busy moms raise healthy eaters instead of picky eaters. In this episode, we will cover: what Sarah believes parents should focus on when starting solids with their babies (it’s not what you think!) why creating healthy eating habits from … Read More

Podcast 075: Pure Nurture: a Holistic Guide to a Healthy Baby | Kristy Rodriguez

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Kristy Rodriguez, a pre- and postnatal wellness expert and advocate, and the owner and founder of Pure Nurture, a business devoted to educating and inspiring women to nurture and nourish themselves through pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. In this episode, we will cover: How through her own experience as a … Read More

Fertility: Receptivity & Femininity are the Key

  To build anything first you must create a good foundation. For fertility, nutrition, exercise, minerals and supplements all play a part, but we also need to develop our ability to receive by tapping into our femininity and our inherent creativity. As modern women we are bombarded with mixed messages about what it means to be feminine. We are expected … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!

This Mother’s Day we want you to remember that it all begins with you. It is not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It is necessary. You cannot take care of anyone else, if your needs aren’t met. So, this Mother’s Day, don’t wait for someone else to take the reins … Read More