The Healthy Balanced Birth and Beyond podcast is a safe space for birth professionals, birthing people, expectant parents, or those who are simply looking to learn more about the birth world. We will talk about everything related to the journey to conceive, pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum, and beyond. The goal of this podcast is to share stories, information, and resources to educate and empower people in their own personal journey.


Baby wearing or carrying – ever heard of it? I’m sure you’ve seen all the fancy carriers parents have these days, but I’m here to tell you that this isn’t just some new trend. Baby wearing has been around for a LONG time, in different countries, across various cultures. I recently read a post about […]

October 2, 2019

Baby wearing

Photo Credit: Ashley O’Connell (Document Now Photography) The last few weeks before our little babe was born, I had a feeling she was coming early. Around 36 weeks, I felt my hips begin to spread and she had been positioned low throughout my entire pregnancy. At my baby shower (when I was 35 weeks) I […]

September 2, 2019

The Birth Story of Tallulah Rose

Let’s be HONEST about eating during the first trimester. This blog post is 100% based on my own personal experience, and hell, it is different for EVERYONE during the first 13 weeks of pregnancy. Prior to being pregnant, I practiced eating intuitively, meaning that I listened to my body and ate whatever I felt it […]

February 11, 2019

Eating during the First Trimester

I wanted to chat with you guys about yoga and how amazing it is for your mind and body in general, let alone while you’re pregnant. I started practicing yoga in high school and did it pretty consistently until college. During college I had convinced myself I was “too busy” and didn’t have time, when […]

January 31, 2019

The Benefits of Yoga during Pregnancy

So as you all may (or may not) know, I decided to go off of birth control a few months ago. Since then, my hormones have definitely been a bit all over the place. My skin has also been impacted. BUT I don’t mind because I just want my body to get back to it’s natural state. One other thing I have noticed since being off of birth control is how intense my cramps […]

September 20, 2018

Essential Oils for Aunt Flow

1. Soothes Acid Reflux Watermelons are considered an anti-inflammatory food. Melons can actually regulate pH levels within the body and aid in soothing the gastrointestinal tract. They can also decrease the production of acid within the stomach. 2. Skin Protector Like I mentioned above, Watermelon is an antioxidant powerhouse. It also contains high levels of Vitamin A […]

August 24, 2018

Watermelon, Watermelon, the hydrating fruit!

I honestly don’t even know where to begin, our wedding day was literally so perfect. I’m still over here crying while looking at photos and watching videos because they all make me SO freakin happy. I’m sure you’ve all heard SO many people tell you the same exact thing, but it’s an absolute miracle when […]

August 17, 2018

Our Wedding Day

    Holy crap, I cannot believe we’re already halfway through August. I had planned to write this blog post as soon as we got home, but I’m JUST sitting down to write it now. Life has been an absolute freakin’ whirlwind post-wedding, we’ve been busy figuring out our careers and future plans. As well as hosting […]

August 12, 2018

Our Honeymoon

    So, as you guys all know, I normally write blog posts about nutrition and/or the health benefits that different foods have to offer. But today I decided to switch it up and write about the topic of dieting before our wedding (which is coming up June 1st!) Unfortunately, we live in a society where there […]

May 14, 2018

Why I Chose Not to Diet Before Our Wedding

    Happy Friday babes! If you live in the Boston area, Spring has finally arrived and I couldn’t be more excited. Warm weather, sunshine, and it’s officially farmers market season, which means fresh fruit + veggies! The Functional Food of the week is the beautiful Bell Pepper. Just to give you a little background […]

May 4, 2018

Bell Pepper Benefits

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