Anuka Gazara-Anthony is an accredited Mongan Method Hypnobirthing teacher currently based in Bethesda, Maryland. She was inspired to leave her career and train as a Hypnobirthing Practioner after having her daughter in 2013. Anuka’s first pregnancy and delivery were extremely difficult, she had many complications and was unprepared for her delivery. This led to many… 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.
Encore: How to have an empowered birth experience
Preparing for birth (even if this is your 5th pregnancy) can be stressful and overwhelming. You might be feeling anxious and even a little scared about your upcoming birth. You’re not alone. This is quite common. You might be searching for childbirth classes and feel overwhelmed by all the options, or have no clue where… Read more »
Encore: Preparing for Parenthood with Dr. Stephanie Dueger
Dr. Stephanie Dueger is a psychotherapist, parent coach, and educator, who works with expectant and new parents and their little ones. She facilitates parent workshops and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the academic Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health. Dr. Dueger lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and two daughters. Preparing for Parenthood: 55 Essential Conversations… Read more »
Encore: Real food for pregnancy with Lily Nichols
Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. Her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and unapologetically critical of outdated dietary guidelines. She is the author of two bestselling books, Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes. In… Read more »
Encore: In the Middle of a Transformation with Dr. Britta Bushnell
Dr. Britta Bushnell (she/her) is a wife and mother, author of Transformed by Birth, host of the podcast Transformed, veteran childbirth educator, celebrated speaker, mythologist, and specialist in childbirth, relationship, and parenting. For over 20 years, Dr. Bushnell has worked with individuals and couples as they prepare for the life-changing experience of giving birth. Her… Read more »
Encore: Preparing your pelvic floor and core for birth with Anita Lambert
Anita Lambert is the owner of Holistic Health Physiotherapy and a Registered Pelvic Health and Orthopaedic Physiotherapist with a focus on women’s health, specifically prenatal and postpartum care. She’s one of the select few physiotherapists in Canada to receive advanced training in labor support, which blends orthopedic physiotherapy expertise with birth doula support. Anita is… Read more »
Encore: Superfoods for pregnancy and healthy skin
Pure Nurture Blog Series Guest post written by Sarah Brown. Grab your superfood recipe here.
Encore: Steps to Take for a Healthy Baby and an Easeful Pregnancy with Dr. Aumatma Simmons
Dr. Aumatma is a Naturopathic Doctor & Nutritionist, in practice for close to 15 years. She specializes in women’s health, is the best-selling author of “Fertility Secrets: What Your Doctor Didn’t Tell You About Baby-Making,” and is a sought out speaker on topics related to Women’s Health and Empowerment. Dr. Aumatma was awarded the “Best… Read more »
Encore: Helping (New) Siblings Thrive: Navigating Conflict with Compassion + Connection with Hannah and Kelty of Upbringing
Hannah & Kelty are twins, coaches + speakers at the parenting resource, Upbringing. Certified in Simplicity Parenting, Positive Discipline + trained in Foundations of the respectful parenting approach, RIE, Hannah & Kelty empower parents to grow up alongside their babies and kids for sanity + social change, elevating their discipline practices one conversation at a… Read more »