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Getting Ready for Pregnancy

Doctor or Midwife? “Here is My Story Using Both & Who I Definitely Would Use Next Time (and why)”

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(with Jen Blanchard, mama of 3) Jen didn’t know … “Should I use a doctor or midwife for my birth?”  She didn’t give a lot of thought to who her healthcare provider would be during pregnancy and birth.  She said “alright, I’ll go with this Dr. Kuhnz- he’s a family friend & he’s been practicing forever, sounds perfect!“  […]

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Why Do Midwives Attend 10% of US Births…But Over 90% of European Births? -with Robbie Davis Floyd, Ph.D

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(with Robbie Davis-Floyd, Ph.D., Cultural Anthropologist of Reproduction) We have the highest trained surgeons for birth (Ob/Gyns) in the world, the best technology in the world, we’re just about the most highly vaccinated country in the industrialized world (if not the highest) & we spend more on healthcare than anyone else in the world (according […]

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“I thought my body was broken” … How I Got Through My Infertility Roller Coaster & Got Pregnant!

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(With Nikki Hauser, mama of 2) Nikki is a mama who’s lived through 5 miscarriages, 2 rounds of infertility treatments & the births of her 2 children (one via c-section, the other a VBAC-vaginal birth after cesarean).  To say this mama’s been through a lot is an understatement, yet her vulnerability and transparency in sharing her […]

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How I Got Pregnant: 8 years & “Your chances of getting pregnant are extremely low” from my doctor.

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(with Mary Witaschek) Mary thought she was one “lucky” girl. She had the rhythm method down, so she never had to take birth control to prevent pregnancy before she was ready.  Then she was ready. And nothing happened. But ohhh did she ever want it to. Then she realized something else was going on. Something wouldn’t […]

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How to Take Pictures Like a Professional Photographer

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(with Katie Evans, photographer & mama) What if you knew how to take better pictures? Think about it … you could effortlessly capture all the timeless moments of your pregnancy, birth & those spontaneously fun family times. Without breaking the bank.   Have you seen those ridiculously gorgeous pictures on Pinterest & thought … “I wish my pics […]

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Does Chiropractic really work? How, Why & Is it Safe? -with Dr. Rachael Kruger Lomonaco DC

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(With Dr. Rachael Kruger Lomonaco DC, FICPA, mom of 2) Stress is real. Stress affects your body regardless of “how stressed” you feel. How well your body responds to stress determines how well it does a lot of other things (ability to resist illnesses, etc.). Reducing the body’s stress response allows the immune system (& others) […]

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Getting Pregnant: How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant -interview with Dr. Myra Wick

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(with Dr. Myra Wick, Ob/Gyn & Ph.D. at Mayo Clinic & mama of 4) For anyone thinking about getting pregnant…listen to this lesson. Dr. Wick starts off the interview by sharing what she wishes she knew as a first time mom. As a mom of 4 & veteran Ob/Gyn who has helped 1,000′s of women […]

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