Season 3

Oct. 28, 2022

EP139- How to Survive a Tough Season

As we move through the seasons, I can’t help but compare it to the seasons of life we go through. There are many seasons we experience, especially through motherhood and some last longer than others. Today I’m back with a …

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Oct. 5, 2022

EP136- How to Plan for the Five Essential Changes Postpartum

As the founder of Postpartum Together, today Chelsea Skaggs will share several takeaways that we can learn from her experiences with pregnancy, relationships during and after baby, the reality of postpartum, and the different postpartum preparations that...

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Sept. 28, 2022

EP135- Glucose Testing, Gestational Diabetes & Blood Sugar, OH MY! wi…

Rarely do we think about managing our blood sugar unless our doctor tells us there is a problem. However, when we are pregnant, we have to get the glucose test to check for gestational diabetes and all of a sudden …

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Sept. 21, 2022

EP134- How to Prevent Our Newborns from Falling During Skin to Skin w…

When you’re laying in bed postpartum with your newborn on your chest, maybe practicing skin to skin, you never expect that little infant to wiggle off you and fall. This traumatic moment became a reality for one of today's guests, …

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Sept. 14, 2022

EP133- How to Navigate Grief & Loss During a Pregnancy or Birth with …

What if we experience loss or grief during our pregnancy or around our birth? We envision the birth of our baby to be a joyous, beautiful, celebratory time. However, if loss or grief comes up around the same time, how …

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Sept. 5, 2022

EP132- How to Design Your LABOR DAY

Learn how to design your Labor Day in this Quick Training Tip Episode of the Mamas in Training Podcast. Resources: - GET YOUR PDF of LABOR PREFERENCES HERE! - Listen to EPISODE 101- Finding the Right Provider and Advocating for …

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Aug. 31, 2022

EP131- How to Build Your Mom Squad for Postpartum

Learn how to create your Mom Squad for support postpartum in this Quick Training Tip Episode of the Mamas in Training Podcast. Resources: Check off Step #5 by JOINING us on Facebook: https://urlgeni.us/facebook/mamasintrainingpod FOLLOW on Instagram...

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Aug. 24, 2022

EP130- Do I Need a Postpartum Doula? with Valerie Trumbower

When we first bring our baby home, we can feel overwhelmed by all the areas to juggle with questions like… How do we manage overnight feedings, lack of sleep, cleaning bottles & diapers, laundry, breast or bottle feeding and so …

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Aug. 17, 2022

EP129- How to Not Lose Your Mind When Trying to Conceive

Learn how to NOT lose your mind when TTC in this Quick Training Tip Episode of the Mamas in Training Podcast. Resources: Start with Why, Simon Sinek: https://www.amazon.com/Start-Why-Leaders-Inspire-Everyone/dp/1591846447 FOLLOW on Instagram: https:...

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Aug. 10, 2022

EP128- When Your Postpartum Reality Isn’t What You Dreamt it Would Be…

For Elizabeth Presta, no matter what level of planning and preparation she did for her pregnancy and birth, her plans still derailed and she still was left feeling emotionally empty. That picture of becoming a mom was not at all …

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Aug. 3, 2022

EP127- WHY Do You Want to Be a Mother?

Learn the importance of Finding Your Why in this Quick Training Tip Episode of the Mamas in Training Podcast. Resources: Start with Why, Simon Sinek https://www.amazon.com/Start-Why-Leaders-Inspire-Everyone/dp/1591846447 FOLLOW on Instagram: https:...

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July 27, 2022

EP126- How to Find Body Balance when Pregnant & Prepare for Birth wit…

If you were doing yoga and cycling routinely while you’re pregnant… that should be enough to prepare you physically for birth, right?In fact, it might not be enough and you could STILL feel out of balance physically when you go …

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July 20, 2022

Why Should I ”Drink From the Fire Hose” as a First Time Pregnant Mom

Learn why you should "drink from the fire hose" in this Quick Training Tip Episode of the Mamas in Training Podcast. Resources: Gentle C-Section with Dr. Mussalli- EPISODE 113: https://www.mamasintraining.com/ep113-what-to-expect-from-a-c-section-the-...

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July 13, 2022

EP124- How Can Acupuncture Support Fertility & Pregnancy with Michell…

Have you ever considered acupuncture? Whether you are trying to conceive, are pregnant or are postpartum, acupuncture can really be a powerful tool. After years of irregular periods, hormonal swings and severe PMS, starting at a very young age, Michelle...

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July 6, 2022

How to Feel Empowered as a Mama in Training

Learn about the most important element to feeling empowered in motherhood in this Quick Training Tip Episode of the Mamas in Training Podcast. Resources: Listen to My Story in EPISODE 94: https://www.mamasintraining.com/blog/ep94-why-im-not-a-mom-with...

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June 29, 2022

EP122- How to Adopt with PRIDE with Zack & Matt

If you're considering adoption, it can come with a lot of unknowns and uncertainties. For the month of June, in honor of PRIDE month, we're sharing the adoption perspective from a same-sex couple. Are you an LGBTQ+ couple that's curious …

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June 15, 2022

EP120- Should I Get a Doula? with Heidi Snyderburn of Birth Story Med…

What does a Doula do? What is the importance of a doula? Why can’t our partners support us like a doula? Aside from encouraging you, reminding you of your strength, preparing cool cloths, maybe with essential oils or playing your …

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June 8, 2022

EP119- What to Do When You Feel Like You’re Losing Control with Josep…

How far have you gone to have control or FEEL like you have control over your life?Aside from the to-do lists and schedules, have you ever pushed your body past its limits? As we begin our journey into motherhood, even …

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June 1, 2022

EP118- You’re Pregnant! Now What?! with Kallista Andersen

When you get pregnant, you might start thinking… Now what?! Where do I start? There is so much to think about and it can be overwhelming to know where to start. By the end of this episode, you will have …

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May 25, 2022

EP117- Is this Normal? The Isolation of Postpartum Depression with Sa…

Postpartum Depression is one of the most common conditions in women after birth. In fact, there are over 3 million cases of women per year who are suffering, often silently. Postpartum depression, commonly referred to as PPD, can alter your …

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May 18, 2022

EP116- What is Preeclampsia & How You Could Be at Risk with Dr. Nicol…

What is preeclampsia? It is one of the most common pregnancy complications. However, if diagnosed, it doesn't mean that there will be a severe case and can be treated very simply, but if it goes undetected, it could be fatal. …

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May 11, 2022

EP115- Your Babies’ Skin: How to Heal Eczema & Cradle Cap with Shubha…

What if you could heal eczema & cradle cap with only 3 natural ingredients? Sensitive and irritated skin is very common for our little ones since their skin is still thin and developing. Typically when it happens, we're told to …

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May 4, 2022

EP114- How to Find Fitness in Pregnancy & Postpartum with Kendra Fitz…

How are you moving your body now, during pregnancy that will help prepare you to move your body postpartum? There are many questions surrounding fitness in pregnancy and postpartum... What we can/should do, When we can start, How should fitness …

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April 27, 2022

EP113- What to Expect from a C-section & the Gentle C-section with Dr…

If you have to have a C-section, are you prepared? …EVEN if you plan to have a natural birth? April is Cesarean Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to share a topic that is never discussed enough! Many of …

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April 20, 2022

EP112- How to Manage Your Time in Each of the 5 Trimesters with Anna …

Time is such a HOT commodity and when we become mothers, time becomes even more precious and fleeting. Anna Dearmon Kornick is Your Time Management Coach as well as a mom of 2. She has been there and knows first …

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April 6, 2022

EP110- How to Heal Perinatal Anxiety Through the Body Chakras with Ch…

Anxiety. It can come up at any time of your life, but it tends to increase significantly during pregnancy and postpartum and can become so intense, that it completely stops you in your tracks. It could prevent you from leaving …

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March 30, 2022

EP109- What is Mastitis and How to Heal with Dr. Katie & Dr. Elise fr…

It is more common than you’d think to experience a condition such as Mastitis during postpartum. However, we are greatly uneducated about what it is and how we can heal from it if we suffer from it. Not only that, …

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March 23, 2022

EP108- What is Minimally Invasive Care in a Hospital? with Dr. Jaquel…

What if you really want to give birth in a hospital? But you also want minimally invasive treatment. Today's guest Dr. Jacqueline Worth is a mother of two girls and an MD who has been delivering babies for over 20 …

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March 16, 2022

EP107- How to Handle the Unknowns of a Birth Defect in Pregnancy with…

It can be very hard to stay positive when you receive information that your baby will be born with a birth defect. And while we never know what exactly to expect or how we’re going to feel, hearing Caity’s story …

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March 9, 2022

EP106- What about the Dads? How your Partner could be Silently Suffer…

The fatherhood postpartum experience can be challenging, but it’s often overlooked. Men also feel stress and anxiety about the changes that happen with the arrival of a new baby in the family. In addition, they have to deal with challenges …

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Feb. 23, 2022

EP104- How to Create a Postpartum Plan with Jessica D’Argenio Waller

So many things can crop up during the postpartum period, but they are swept under the rug because we assume that they are part of the process, but they don’t have to be. Most women postpartum are more susceptible to …

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Feb. 16, 2022

EP103- Sex Postpartum: Painful Sex is Not Normal! with Cindy Scharkey

Just because we are given that clearance from our doctor at the 6-week mark, does not mean that we should jump right into sexual activity and we might not even emotionally feel ready. In this episode with Cindy Scharkey, we …

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Feb. 16, 2022

EP103- Sex Postpartum: Painful Sex is Not Normal! with Cindy Scharkey

Just because we are given that clearance from our doctor at the 6-week mark, does not mean that we should jump right into sexual activity and we might not even emotionally feel ready. In this episode with Cindy Scharkey, we …

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Feb. 9, 2022

EP102- How to Navigate Sex During Pregnancy with Cindy Scharkey

“Let's talk about sex baby, let’s talk about you and me.” YUP! We're talking all things sex in pregnancy today. However, there is a relationship that we must explore first before we can begin to tackle any of the questions …

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Feb. 2, 2022

EP101- Finding the Right Provider and Advocating for Yourself with St…

Finding the right provider and asking the right questions can be very overwhelming when you first learn you are pregnant. Stephanie King, a childbirth educator and professional, joins us on today's episode to share her personal birth experiences, the drastic …

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Nov. 17, 2021

EP96- How to Prevent Picky Eating with Jenny Friedman

Supporting your baby’s early explorations with food is not something you can overlook. That's because their interaction with food at an early stage will affect their relationship with nutrition as they grow. So how do we set our children up …

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Nov. 10, 2021

EP95- Preconception: What to Expect with Bestselling Author, Heidi Mu…

It's mind-boggling to think that preconception care wasn't a thing before. Fortunately, it is becoming more and more a vital subject of focus for couples planning to create a family today. But we wonder, are the factors we are considering …

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Nov. 3, 2021

EP94- Why I‘m NOT a Mom, with a Mom Podcast with Your Host Jessica Lo…

Many people ask me why the heck I would have a podcast about motherhood when I'm not even a mom?! Well... in this episode, I'm telling you why. I wanted to take an opportunity to fully introduce myself and tell …

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Oct. 27, 2021

EP93- How to Not Lose Yourself and Your Dreams in Motherhood with Ina…

Becoming a mother is a huge role. For some women, it's what they look forward to most in life. But what happens if you wish to fulfill more in life during parenthood? Is being a mother the thing that's stopping …

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Oct. 20, 2021

EP92- What if You Don’t Fall in Love with Your Baby & Negative/Intrus…

If you plan on having a baby or building a family, sometimes, you find yourself in a big bubble of bliss as you daydream about the day you finally become a parent. But what happens if that day comes and …

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Oct. 13, 2021

EP91- Chapters and Phases of Motherhood from a Seasoned Mama with Ila…

When your young ones have wild creativity and want to explore their expression through many things, it might result in unusual choices like wearing your pjs to school, but where do you draw the line? Do you weigh in on …

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Oct. 6, 2021

EP90- What the First Two Weeks with a Newborn Look Like with Sharon M…

Bringing your baby home and those first couple of weeks can be one of the most stressful times for parents. There are so many unknowns, you and your baby are adjusting to a new normal and what really IS normal? …

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Sept. 29, 2021

EP89- How the Nustle Supports Your Breastfeeding Journey with Founder…

When Teran Martin first became a mother, her vision of what breastfeeding would be like was one of ease. She imagined that nature would just take its course, right?! Unfortunately for her that was not the case. After several attempts …

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Sept. 22, 2021

[2020] Kids Eat in Color with Jennifer Anderson

In this episode, I sit down with Jennifer Anderson, a mama of 2 boys and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. After many failed attempts to get her sons to eat that broccoli, she decided to start @KidsEatinColor, where she shares tips …

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Sept. 15, 2021

[2020] How to Feel Empowered in Your Body During Birth & Beyond with …

Mama of two and a pilates instructor for the past 13 years, Nikki Bergen is the creator of The Belle Method and The Bump Method. She discusses the importance of creating a strong pelvic floor and core and becoming empowered …

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Sept. 8, 2021

[2019] Happy Days, Rested Nights with Samantha Day

In this episode, I get a chance to speak with Samantha Day, a mother of two, lover of country line dance, a behavior specialist and a certified sleep consultant. No matter what your method of sleep is, Samantha is here …

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Sept. 1, 2021

EP85- How to Plan for a Twin Pregnancy with Kelly Morris Rowan

Having twins when you have no history of twins in your family is a surprise and a challenge. Even more when the majority of the resources you need help from are generally designed for singleton parents. In this episode, Kelly …

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Aug. 25, 2021

EP84- How to Stay Strong When Facing Infertility and Secondary Infert…

When discussing infertility, IVF, and other ways to fertilization, it's important to greet possibilities with an open mind—before it even comes around. For Erin, "it's probably never going to be exactly how you thought it’s going to be." In this …

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Aug. 18, 2021

EP83- Simplifying Feeding with Café Baby and Jeannie Marugo

Planning out the course of a baby's diet can be very sensitive and challenging for every mother and parent. But for someone who handled her baby while working in architecture full-time, Jeannie rises above it all. In this episode, Jeannie …

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Aug. 11, 2021

EP82- How to Help Your Choking Child with CPR Safety Lady, Gail Gould

According to data from New York’s Department of Health, “at least one child dies from choking on food every five days in the U.S.” For Gail, when the cause is so preventable, no parent should ever have to lose their …

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