025: Prenatal Nutrition with Melissa Mor

No pregnancy is the same. We all have our own unique needs and this is also true from a nutritional standpoint. Not many people support pregnancy from a nutritional health perspective. Melissa Mor bridges that gap by supporting women during preconception, pregnancy, and after baby arrives.  After having two pregnancies with previas and having successful outcomes… Read more »

024: How the Mind Works using Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy with Dianne Rhodes

Isn’t it fascinating that someone was able to withstand surgery with no meds, just hypnotherapy? WOW! If you tell yourself, “Birth will hurt like heck,” OR “Birth will be a pleasure,” you’re right!  Dianne Mouchon Rhodes is a Consulting Hypnotist and Certified Projective Dreamworker.  Her lifelong curiosity of how the mind works led her to… Read more »

023: The Importance of Prenatal Bonding with Kate White

Kate White is an award-winning prenatal and perinatal educator and an advanced bodyworker. She is trained in somatic therapies, prenatal and perinatal health, lactation, brain development, infant mental health, and has specialized in mother-baby dyad care using somatic prevention and trauma healing approaches for nearly 20 years. She is the Founding Director of Education for the… Read more »

022: Preconception Nutrition with Ryann Kipping, RDN

Ryann Kipping is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Lactation Educator Counselor. She helps clients who are planning a pregnancy, currently pregnant, or recently postpartum reach optimum health during these extremely important and emotional periods of life. Aside from one on one nutrition consulting, Ryann is a nutrition writer and menu developer; she works with… Read more »

021: Climbing the Mama Ladder with Crystalee Beck

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 »

020: Take Time for Yourself as a Mom with Lisa Druxman

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 »

018: Thai Massage During Pregnancy and Postpartum

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 »

017: Movement and mindset during pregnancy and postpartum

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 »