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#16 Babies & Sleep (Part 1): Pressure, Progression & Practical Expectations with Teresa Stewart, MS, MPH

June 12, 2020

Join us in this riveting 2-part interview with Teresa Stewart, sleep consultant and child development specialist.  She has 20 years experience educating, empowering, and supporting women and their families prenatally through their child’s adolescence. She is a child development specialist, maternal/ child health educator, family sleep consultant, first aid and CPR instructor, childbirth... Read more

#17 Babies & Sleep (Part 2): Pressure, Progression and Practical Expectations with Teresa Stewart, MS, MPH

June 12, 2020

Guest: Teresa Stewart, MS, MPH, sleep consultant
 
Our Videocasts are now called a SHOW!  Our conversation with Teresa is a two-parter! Be sure to watch Part One (SHOW #16) also!  Teresa has 20 years experience educating, empowering, and supporting women and their families prenatally through their child’s adolescence. She is a child development specialist, maternal/ child health educator,... Read more

#15 The Postpartum Visiting Nurse Appointment with Amanda Jessee, RN, BSN & Amy Gallant, RN, IBCLC

May 28, 2020

Join us as we talk with visiting nurses Amanda Jessee and Amy Gallant about what a postpartum visiting nurse does during a postpartum visiting nurse visit.  Our guests, Amanda Jessee, RN, BSn and Amy Gallant, RN, IBCLC, are will share with us why this type of visit is important and how to get one.  Read more

#14 What Makes a Good Birth (for You) and How to Choose a Childbirth Class to Help You Get There with Justine Leach, PhD

May 27, 2020

Join us as we talk with Justine Leach, PhD, a childbirth educator and advocate for trauma-informed care. She left academia to cofound Resilient Birth after the birth of her two children made her realize the impact of past experiences on childbirth and the importance of attending to the emotional journey to parenthood. She believes that wherever and however you choose to give birth its important to... Read more

#13 Pregnancy & Parenting After 40 (plus some discussion about Cesarean birth) with Jenn Shark, CNM & Stephanie Lee Butler, RN

May 24, 2020

Join us as we talk with our guests, Jenn Shark, CNM and Stephanie Lee Butler, RN, about their personal and professional experiences of pregnancy and parenting after the age of 40.  We also discuss the pressure some experience to have more medical interventions and Cesarean births due to "advanced maternal age" and whether being older really does put people at higher risk or not.   Read more

#11 Breech Presentation, External Cephalic Version & Planning a Breech Vaginal Birth with Kate Damon, CNM

May 23, 2020

In 2015, Kate Damon, CNM, a local hospital based midwife, was planning for a vaginal delivery of her first child. But her daughter stayed persistently breech despite all attempts to convince her to turn (including two attempted external cephalic versions!).  Join us as we talk with Certified Nurse Midwife Kate Damon about her personal and professional experience with breech babies, turning babies... Read more

#12 Making a Cesarean Birth a Positive Experience (even if it's not what you wanted or expected) with Kate Damon, CNM

May 23, 2020

Join us as we talk with Certified Nurse Midwife Kate Damon about her personal and professional experience of making a Cesarean birth a positive experience. Read more

#10 Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: Real Stories of Success! with Three Moms

May 14, 2020

Join us for a conversation about vaginal birth after cesarean, also known as VBAC. We will be joined by three moms, Linda Barrows, Heather Stanek and Chelsea Levine, who share their experiences learning about, preparing for and ultimately having a VBAC birth. We will discuss how to tell if your provider or hospital is truly VBAC supportive, the research on VBAC safety and obstacles you might face... Read more

#9 Getting Help for Postpartum Depression & Anxiety with Jill Fieleke, CNM, PMHNP

May 12, 2020

Join us talk with psychiatric nurse practitioner and certified nurse midwife Jill Fieleke about what it really feels like to have PPD/PPA/OCD, why perinatal mood disorders are about more than just depression, how to get help, finding a therapist and taking medication that is safe for breastfeeding (and we'll answer your questions, too!). Read more

#8 Connect, Play & Bond with Your Baby in Daily Routines with Melanie Salort, OTR/L

April 29, 2020

Join us as we talk with Melanie Salort, a pediatric occupational therapist (for 18 years so far!).  For most of her career, she has specialized in the area of sensory processing both in clinical and teaching capacity.  In 2017, Ms. Salort  completed a fellowship in Infant Parent Mental Health and has a particular interest in supporting the parent/child relationship.  She works at sensory... Read more