Podcast 090: Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Support at The Motherhood Center | Paige Bellenbaum

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Paige Bellenbaum, the program director of The Motherhood Center of Manhattan, offering a comprehensive program of services for pregnant and postpartum women to help them overcome perinatal mood and anxiety disorders In this episode, we will cover: how Paige’s recovery from severe postpartum (even having suicidal thoughts) led her to … Read More

BACK TO SCHOOL…DRUM ROLL PLEASE!

I was expecting our third baby any day and had a 13 month old and 2.5 year old at home.  I was so exhausted, and knew from experience, that adding a newborn to the mix was not going to help with my sleep situation.  How was I supposed to do fun things like go to the park and finger paint … Read More

AN EDUCATION IN KINDNESS & ACCEPTING DIFFERENCES

Back to School brings about an excitement for my son but also for me.  When I was a kid, I loved getting a new outfit, pencil box and supplies and back pack. It was an exciting time, and despite my longing for summer to never end, I also looked forward to the new things to come. As I sit on … Read More

BACK TO SCHOOL IS TRANSITION TIME

 It’s back to school time – quite an auspicious transition these past days have been!  We just had a huge energetic shift with the total solar eclipse that encouraged us, knowingly or unknowingly, to move forward from the heart and release those old ways of living and thinking.  One takeaway from esoteric astrologers regarding this recent eclipse was to lose our acceptance … Read More

Podcast 089: Alex Charfen on “Defending Brilliance”: Your Child’s Unique Learning Style and Conflicts with the Modern Educational System

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Alex Charfen, the developer of the Entrepreneurial Personality Type and host of the podcast by the same name. His upcoming book, “Defending Brilliance”, applies this research children’s learning styles personality development and how they relate to the modern educational system. In this episode, we will cover: how Alex’s research into the … Read More

Podcast 088: On Parenthood: Taking Time for Yourself | Dr. Jay Warren

Dr. Jay Warren on parenthood

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is…ME! (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.) In this episode, we will cover: why taking time for yourself … Read More

Podcast 087: Myths & Truths about Plus Size Pregnancy | Bianca & Natasha of bebo mia

Our guests on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” are Bianca and Natasha, the founders of bebo mia, a training & mentorship organization for women in the maternal health field serving pregnancy & birth professionals, childbirth educators & parenting specialists. In this episode, we will cover: what the common myths are concerning plus size pregnancies and what the truths … Read More

Restore Your Core & Pelvic Floor

Restore Your Core & Pelvic Floor a 6 week series taught by Dr. Dawn Andalon, DPT, MTC,CPI starting on Monday, August 14th 6-7pm $249 before August 9 (early registration discount rate applies, $279 after August 9. (Must be at least 6 weeks postpartum & although Dawn would love to hold your babies, this class is an hour of mom only … Read More

Mindfulness = Yoga

Mindfulness and Yoga, to me, are almost synonymous. Mindfulness and Yoga, to me, are almost synonymous.  And, to be totally honest about the topic of mindfulness, this summer has often stretched my ability to practice it! My husband jokes sometimes, “If your yoga people could see you now!”  And he doesn’t mean it in a good way! Pregnant, hot, a … Read More