Episode 14: Mirra Nerenberg & Empowered Birth

podcast Feb 19, 2020

I had the privilege of chatting with midwife Mirra Nerenberg from Portland, Oregon.


I loved this conversation as we got honest and real about midwifery, motherhood and the on call life, the importance of community and empowered birth! Stories shape, educate and empower us, and Mirra’s is no different!

 

Mirra Nerenberg started attending births as a labor doula in 2006 while she started her formal midwifery education at Birthingway College of Midwifery. During midwifery school,...

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Episode 13: Jane Clapp on Movement, Mindfulness and Embodiment

podcast Feb 12, 2020

In this weeks episode I get the privilege of interviewing Jane Clapp. Jane is a mindful strength and movement coach, a trauma informed embodied resilience expert and a Jungian Analyst in training.

Her bio states: 

“You would probably agree with me that we're all healing from some past hurt or loss. That doesn’t mean we're broken. In fact, our past struggles, traumas or health issues don’t have to be a life sentence. I believe we have the power, with enough support...

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Episode 12: Lisa Hendrickson-Jack of Fertility Friday

podcast Feb 05, 2020

In today's episode I get to interview the amazing Lisa Hendrickson-Jack about a subject that’s discussed less often and highly misunderstood  and is a a highly charged subject for women’s reproductive health. We discuss using fertility awareness for either preventing pregnancy or using it to get pregnant! There are SO many different misunderstandings and so much empowering science to back up this strategy, I don’t want to give too much away, but I love diving into the...

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Episode 11: One Practice to Start Thriving

podcast Jan 29, 2020

My journey towards healing and moving from surviving to thriving actually started in my mind. Perceived authorities and assumptions can strongly affect our beliefs and our views of reality. Over time we can become confined and limited by our unquestioned and subtle beliefs. It’s so important that we take the time to slow down to analyze and question them by looking at the “story I tell myself” about various parts of life. Join me as a share insights and anecdotes from my...

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Episode 10: Interview with Brandy Cummings - Functional Medicine Nutritionist

podcast Jan 22, 2020

Today's interview was fascinating! I got to chat with Brandy Cummings a Functional Medicine Nutritionist! We dove into the nitty gritty of how food can be a tool during the prenatal and postnatal season, without dogma or hype! 

Brandy Cummings is a Certified Nutrition Consultant. After years of battling her own health struggles and infertility, she eventually unlocked her happy place to finally THRIVE and welcome a beautiful healthy baby girl into the world. Regaining her health...

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Episode 9: Interview with Jennifer Gleeson Blue, Practicing Embodiment Through Movement

podcast Jan 15, 2020

Friends! I'm SO thrilled to present my dear friend Jen Gleeson Blue to you today! She's had a huge impact on my own healing journey and provided so much support for me personally! This conversation really felt like I just got to sit down with someone I respect and soak in all her warmth and kindness and wisdom and I'm so thrilled you get to listen in! 

A bit about Jen:


Jennifer Gleeson Blue guides women to find their freedom, reinitiating their connection to their powerful, majestic and...

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Episode 8: Interview with Anietie Ukpe-Wallace from The Masterful Art of Self-Care

podcast Jan 08, 2020

We're now into the New Year! For January 2020 I'm hosting a 30 Day 5 Minute Movement Challenge over on my social media pages (Facebook and Instagram). To find all the details of how to participate and to possibly win some awesome prizes, click here!

Episode 8 of the Thriving Birth Worker Podcast is an awesome interview with Anietie (Tia) Ukpe-Wallace.

Trigger Warning

I want to gently provide a trigger warning for miscarriage and stillborn birth. In today's episode Tia shares vulnerably...

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Episode 7: My Diastasis Recti Story

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Diastasis Recti is a topic I get super passionate about.

Topics covered in this episode: 

  • My story of having Diastasis Recti
  • My healing journey- what steps I took to heal my 5-6 finger gap over the course of a year
  • How my healing lead into my training to now serve the prenatal and postnatal community
  • The anatomy of Diastasis
  • Brief synopsis of understanding how we measure a DR
  • Understanding how forces impact healing 
  • Why how we define a diastasis recti matters
  • Can you have a DR...
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Episode 6: Interview with Annemarie Everett and Haley Shevener from PopUpLift

podcast Dec 25, 2019

In this episode I get the chance to chat with the incredible ladies from PopUpLift!

Annemarie Everett, DPT. WCS is a pelvic floor physical therapist who works primarily with perinatal clients. Haley Shevener, CSCS, is a perinatal exercise specialist and mom with POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse). Annemarie and Haley share a passion for evidence-guided information, supportive resources and community. Together, they formed POP UP with the intension of changing the narrative on POP.

To address their...

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Podcast Episode 5: Interview with Lindsey Vestal, Occupational Therapist

podcast Dec 18, 2019

Lindsey Vestal owns The Functional Pelvis, a private practice specializing in pelvic floor therapy “house calls” for pre and postnatal women. She graduated from NYU with a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy. She has dedicated her career to empowering women to find relief from conditions such as bowel and urinary incontinence, constipation, dyspareunia, pelvic pain, prolapse and pre and postnatal complications. She has trained with Herman & Wallace Institute,...

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