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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Over this past year, I have realized the importance of using your voice and being your authentic self. Whether it’s the way you show up in your personal relationships or hell, the way you present yourself on your social media platforms. I used to be afraid of being judged by others for sharing my thoughts, […]
I’ve been thinking about writing this blog post for a long time now. I’m not quite sure why I haven’t already. It’s most likely due to the fact my brain is like a web browser with a million tabs open. There are so many thoughts, ideas, things to remember, and get done on a daily […]
Motherhood, where do I even begin? I truly feel that as soon as you become pregnant, you are a Mother. You spend the next eight to nine months taking care of your body, growing your baby, keeping your baby safe, and preparing for their arrival. You read all the baby books, sing songs, talk to […]
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 […]