“You breathe. You blink. You digest. You don’t tell your body to do those things… Your body will know how to give birth. The mind-body connection is SO STRONG. The mind can influence the body…” A.L. Adriana Lozada’s background is multi-layered and multi-cultural. A former print and online editor from Venezuela, the birth of her… Read more »
The Pure Nurture Podcast
New, expectant or aspiring mama?
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.
Kiersten Markham is a Pre- & Perinatal Educator, birth doula, and practices Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. She truly believes that if we want to make a positive change for our future we must start with how we conceive, connect to and birth our children. Kiersten works with individuals, couples, and families at every age and every… Read more »
Birth Without Fear began with a simple passion to let women know they have choices in childbirth. It evolved into a corner of inspiration and support for women and their families through their trying to conceive, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum journeys. January Harshe is a wife and a mother of six children. Each of her… Read more »
“There’re a lot of things you can do to make pregnancy comfortable via natural remedies.” -S.G. Stephanie Greunke, MS, RDN, PMH-C, CPT, is a registered dietitian, pre & postnatal corrective exercise specialist, certified in perinatal mental health, military wife, and mama of two boys. Currently residing in San Diego, Stephanie helps mamas navigate the entire… Read more »
“The power lies within to give birth and to heal. You are the expert of your experience.” -J.S. Jennifer Summerfeldt, Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP), has nearly two decades of experience in maternal health and psychology. In addition to being a counselor, Jennifer has also been a childbirth advocate, maternal educator, doula, midwifery… Read more »
Former educator and marine mammal trainer, Kelly Schott is a mom of two boys ages 4 and 6. After many years of training dolphins and sea lions, she created The Oil Dispensary. She’s passionate about using unique ways to keep her home and her kids healthy. The Oil Dispensary is a place to educate and… Read more »
“Being a Mother today is an equivalent to having 2.5 full-time jobs for 90 hours a week. Research shows that people burn out after 4 hours a day of work.” -Stephanie Jhala Stephanie Miranda Jhala is a multidisciplinary force in the realm of business, social impact, and leadership. She brings over a decade of experience in Strategy,… Read more »
“As I made changes in our house, I realized that I was becoming a healthier, calmer parent.” -K.H. Kate Hamblet is an architect and owner of the custom residential design studio Balanced Architecture. As a wellness architect, she has a passion for integrating wellness and health into architectural design. Her mission is to help health-conscious… Read more »
“I had all these expectations of what my pregnancy was going to be, and I had the opposite.” -L.M. We hear a lot about postpartum depression, but we don’t talk much about depression or anxiety during pregnancy. In this episode, Elizabeth Masucci, an actress, producer, director, writer, and yoga teacher is sharing all about her experience… Read more »