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Nutrient Dense First Foods + How to Deal With Picky Eaters

Nutrient Dense First Foods + How to Deal With Picky Eaters

Ashley was such an awesome guest that she’s the first to appear on the Toxin Free Mom To Be podcast for a second time! Last week, Ashley taught us all about how to introduce first foods. But, since she also has additional training in pediatric […]

How to Know When Your Baby Is Ready to Explore Some First Foods

How to Know When Your Baby Is Ready to Explore Some First Foods

Ashley, a pediatric OT known as @helpinghandsOT on Instagram (*hint – you should totes follow her there) spoke with me this week about all things first foods related.  Ashley was the perfect person to educate us on this as not only has she been a […]

How to Transition to a Healthier Lifestyle as a Family

How to Transition to a Healthier Lifestyle as a Family

Transitioning to healthier lifestyle can be tough. And doing it as a family can add even more kinks in the road. Luckily, Janelle of Know Mommy broke everything down for us into bite-sized chunks of wisdom. During our conversation, Janelle shared her story of how she went […]

The Truth About Ultrasounds + How to Read a Study

The Truth About Ultrasounds + How to Read a Study

My goal with this episode was not only to highlight some dangers associated with ultrasounds, but I also aimed to teach how to read a study. Throughout this episode, I will be reading through a study titled: “Effect of transvaginal ultrasound on human chorionic villus cell […]

EMF 101: What They Are & How to Avoid Them

EMF 101: What They Are & How to Avoid Them

This week’s episode with Dr. Kristin is so vitally important. She shared with us what EMF’s are, how they can affect the body, and simple steps we can take to reduce our exposures. I love her philosophy about this topic. She doesn’t bash technology in […]

Shopping Beneath the Label with Ritzfit

Shopping Beneath the Label with Ritzfit

This week I chatted with Mark Ritz about shopping beneath the label. Mark is the founder of Ritzfit, an online platform that aims to connect concerned consumers to brands sourcing and processing their products with integrity. Every brand that is Ritzfit approved, goes above and […]

The Fourth Trimester:

The Fourth Trimester:

Post Partum and Why it Matters This week’s conversation centered all around the postpartum phase and why it is so important. To learn all about this topic, we were lucky enough to be joined by Kayla Levine, a postpartum expert and doula. Her offerings to […]

HOW HYPNOBIRTHING CAN HELP FACILITATE A GENTLE, CALM CHILDBIRTH

HOW HYPNOBIRTHING CAN HELP FACILITATE A GENTLE, CALM CHILDBIRTH

WHAT IS HYPNOBIRTH? This week’s episode is all about HypnoBirthing and how gentle, calm, and natural childbirths are possible. HypnoBirthing was first created by Marie Mongan 30 years ago when she published her book “HypnoBirthing: A Celebration of Life” and started the HypnoBirthing Institute. The […]

Have You Been Lied To About Circumcision?

Have You Been Lied To About Circumcision?

Myths Surrounding Circumcision For This week’s episode, I interviewed Brendon Marotta, the director of the documentary film called American Circumcision that was newly released on Netflix.  We talked about how much of what we’re told about circumcision is a plain myth and how those myths must […]

A Conversation About Parenting, Discipline, and Owning Your Decisions

A Conversation About Parenting, Discipline, and Owning Your Decisions

It was such a pleasure to be able to chat with and just soak in all of Janny’s knowledge about parenting and how to navigate going against the norm as a parent. And Janny doesn’t claim to have all the answers, but instead gives us […]