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.


You know that favorite Yankee candle of yours? Or that Febreze you spray all over your apartment to make it smell “clean”? Have you ever stopped to think about the fact that the fragrances from these products could negatively impact your health? That the fragrances they emit aren’t derived from natural sources and are actually […]

November 14, 2020

How Fragrance Impacts Your Overall Health and Fertility

Growing up, all I knew was that babies have breast milk or formula and then transition over to rice cereal as they begin to eat food. Since I have a background in holistic nutrition, I found it very odd that pediatricians recommended rice cereal as the first food for babies to try. Knowing that there […]

September 9, 2020

The Importance of Letting Your Baby Explore Food

Giving birth to my daughter changed me in the best way possible. I actually believe that it changed me in many ways, sometimes in ways I haven’t realized until someone points them out to me. When you give birth, you actually meet two new people – your sweet little babe, AND yourself, as a mother. […]

September 4, 2020

Advocate Like a Mother

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

If you guys watched my insta-stories or saw my post this Saturday, you already know I spent the day at the Well Summit in Boston and it was absolutely amazing. It was a day full of in-person connection, support, inspiration and education. The energy throughout the day was freakin magical. Everyone was so happy and […]

April 27, 2018

WELL Summit 2018

Happy Friday Babes! Back this week with one of my favorite functional foods EVER – Coconut Oil. I’m not sure if you guys have seen any of the memes about it, but there is one in particular that says, “Pours coconut oil over entire life” and this literally could not be more true for me. I […]

April 20, 2018

Cuckoo for Coconut Oil

I’m sure you can guess by the title – this weeks’ functional food is the  Chia seed! I’m sure you’ve heard all about them by now, they’re an extremely nutrient-dense superfood. Whats a “superfood” you ask? A superfood is defined as “a food that is rich in compounds (such as antioxidants, fiber, or fatty acids) […]

April 13, 2018

Chia seeds + Omega 3’s

The Functional Food of the week is Avocado! I’m sure all of you have tried an Avocado, but if you haven’t – I have no freakin’ idea what you are waiting for! This fruit is considered one of the most nutrient-dense fruits in the world, it is a superfood in every sense of the word. Some […]

April 6, 2018

An Avocado a day keeps the doctor away

Lost people don’t know this, BUT – raw, local honey is a natural remedy that can be MORE effective than most over-the-counter medicine or prescriptions you’ll find at your pharmacy. It has been used as a form of medicine for thousands of years. It should absolutely be a part of your routine during the winter, […]

March 30, 2018

Honey, Honey

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