Yoga | Birth | Babies Episodes

Laboring Down Study: Yay or Nay?

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with labor and delivery nurse, doula, Lamaze Childbirth educator and author, Debby Amis. Debby breaks down this new study to highlight areas of inconsistent interpretation and emphasizes the la...

RIE Parenting: Is It For You?

It’s not often during an interview I have such a major a shift in perspective on the topic of discussion. But that is exactly what occurred during my talk with author and RIE method teacher Janet Lansbury. The RIE method...

An Introduction to Trauma Informed Prenatal Yoga

Stepping onto the yoga mat may feel very vulnerable for many people. It’s a time to be present with body, mind and breath and that can be challenging, especially if you have suffered through any type of traumatic experience. According...

Why Children Whine and What to Do About It

If you're a parent, or simply have been around children, you know the how hard it can be to stay calm when a child is whining. I'm almost 8 years into parenthood and still, I find myself hungrily looking for...

Life In the NICU

Every year 10-15 percent of babies born in America spend some time in the NICU. In this episode of Yoga|Birth|Babies, I speak with Evelyn Gama, a licensed mental health therapist and mother to a NICU baby. Evelyn’s son  was born...

Why This Baby Is Breech

In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with Spinning Babies Trainer and home birth midwife, Nicole Morales. Nicole offers insight to why a baby may be breech and methods to help baby navigate it’s way head...

How To Make A Slow Labor Progress

The number one reason for first time birthing people to have a cesarean is “failure to progress”. Failure to progress is defined as a labor lasting 20 hours or more for first time parents. However, labor is not always linear...

Improving Birth & Health Outcomes for Black Moms & Babies

The C.D.C. reports that black mother in the U.S. are 3 to 4 times more at risk of maternal mortality regardless of socioeconomic status and education than white women. These statistics are just the beginning of shining a light on...