Crystalee Beck is a mama of three cute mess-makers, writer, six-figure entrepreneur, and co-founder of The Mama Ladder International, an organization that empowers women at the intersection of motherhood and entrepreneurship. After leaving her corporate ladder job, she “created her own ladder” to fit her family in 2016. In this episode you’ll learn: Crystalee’s journey… Read more »
The Pure Nurture Podcast
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You’ve come to the right place. Learn from holistic health experts—and moms just like you —about the importance and how-tos of self-care in a mind-body approach to pregnancy, birth and motherhood.
The New Year brings with it a lot of anticipation, hopes, dreams, aspirations, and maybe some resolutions and a vision board or two. It can all be extremely overwhelming, especially as a mom. On this episode of the Pure Nurture Podcast, Lisa Druxman, founder of Fit4Mom and author of Empowered Mama talks all about finding strength in… Read more »
“After taking hypnobirthing classes, I went from terrified to give birth to looking forward to it.” – Shveta Sontakey, Hypnobirthing mama and small business owner. Learn all about why Hypnobirthing was the most empowering thing Shveta Sontakey did for herself and her family, and how a business grew out of her experience. In this episode, you’ll hear about:… Read more »
Beth is a yoga instructor and Thai Yoga practitioner. She’s been practicing yoga since 2002 and teaching since 2006. Through the years she has drawn inspiration from a variety of styles and teachers, including Ashtanga, Iyengar, Dharma Mittra, and Anusara. Beth encourages her students to take chances in their practice so that they may develop… Read more »
Maria Alcoke is the host of the Engine Mom Podcast, a CrossFit-L1 trainer, a Certified Pre&Postnatal Coach and runs her own graphic & web design studio, MariaVida Creative. After over 10 years in the creative field in both agency and education settings, she left the corporate world to pursue her own business right before the… Read more »
My doula, Mari Smith is joining me on the Pure Nurture Podcast. Mari supported me through both of my birth experiences and she is an absolute gem! I can honestly say that I wouldn’t have had the intervention-free birth experience that I had hoped for without the support of my doula. At our very first… Read more »
Our natural response to heal has been suppressed for a variety of reasons. Homeopathy offers a supportive environment that allows the body to heal on its own. Cilla Whatcott guides us through the wonderful world of homeopathy. With a Ph.D. and a Board Certification in Homeopathy, she eloquently explains this beautiful science. If you wondered what those… Read more »
When Toni Harman launched her award-winning documentary, MICROBIRTH, she wanted to shout from the rooftops about the critical microscopic events happening during pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding. She believes that this is critical knowledge that every healthcare professional should know about and should care about to help empower parents with full informed choice. After all, the… Read more »
Andrea Laine White is a Functional Nutrition Therapist practicing at Colorado Natural Medicine and the Chief Marketing Officer and Nutritionist for Baby Fresh Organics (Fresh Start). In her clinical practice, Andrea has developed therapeutic nutritional protocols for a variety of different conditions including, but not limited to: hormonal weight gain related to menopause, acne, endometriosis, infertility and conception, disorders of the thyroid including Hashimoto’s, autoimmune disorders… Read more »
Dr. Aly Cohen is a practicing rheumatologist and integrative medicine physician in Princeton, New Jersey. She has been actively involved in the area of environmental health over the past decade. Her work has led to education collaborations with Environmental Working Group and several medical schools and physician training programs. She recently co-edited the text, “Integrative… Read more »