52. How can I give my kids the best start on nutrition? with Joe and Serenity Carr
Michelle talks to Joe and Serenity about all things feeding babies and toddlers. We talk generally about how what you eat growing up sets you up for a lifetime of health. We talk about the importance of DHA and Iron, and how to get enough in your diet. We talk about how you can make your own purees to introduce babies to more nutrients available from animal sources. We also go into how we can approach thinking about blood sugar and how balancing protein, fats and carbohydrates can be beneficial for creating balanced meals for kids. Then we talk about gut health and how bone broth can help keep the digestive tract healthy.
Where to find Serenity Kids:
Website: use NOURISHEDANDNURTURING for 15% off
Where to find Michelle:
Email your questions: [email protected]
More episodes from "Nourished and Nurturing: Postpartum Moms and Feeding Babies"
Cesarean Birth Story with a Breech Baby with Anne Marie Garland
38:03This is the finale of our mini series with Anne Marie on her pregnancy and birth with her daughter. We talk about how she processed her birth experience knowing that she wanted an unmedicated birth, and how limiting what she read to natural births at a farm made it harder to accept her circumstances. Find Anne Marie on her website or on Instagram. Find Michelle on her website or on Instagram. Download my FREE Guide for starting solids with babies.
External Version (ECV) and trying to turn a Breech Baby with Anne Marie Garland
19:50This is the second episode of our mini series with Anne Marie on her pregnancy and birth with her daughter. We talk about when she found out her baby was breech, everything she tried to turn the baby, including her experience with having an External Version. Find Anne Marie on her website or on Instagram. Find Michelle on her website or on Instagram. Download my FREE Guide for starting solids with babies.
Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) during pregnancy with Anne Marie Garland
23:14This is the first episode of our mini series with Anne Marie on her pregnancy and birth with her daughter. We talk about her experience with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG), which is extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. This is a medical condition and not the same as typical morning sickness. Find Anne Marie on her website or on Instagram. Find Michelle on her website or on Instagram. Download my FREE Guide for starting solids with babies.
59. Should I be losing weight postpartum? Discussing changes in body size with Kim Perez, FNTP
26:04Michelle talks to Kim Perez about weight loss in the postpartum. We talk about both losing too much weight and having trouble losing weight after having a baby. Kim goes deep into what is happen hormonally immediately after having a baby as well as some of the changes that happen around the time baby starts solids if mom is breastfeeding. She talks about what is considered normal and what you can expect, and also when you might have something off in your hormone health. Part of what we want to communicate in this episode is that it can be totally healthy for your body to hold on to weight during breastfeeding and postpartum healing. Postpartum Prep Guide Where to find Kim: Root & Branch Nutrition Website @rootandbranchnutrition Where to find Michelle: Michelle's Website @michelletagge.nutrition Email: [email protected]
58. Should I take placenta pills postpartum? with Megan Garcia, MTOM
18:54This week Michelle talks to Megan Garcia, a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and expert in baby nutrition. In this episode we talked about placenta consumption postpartum. She speaks to the properties of the placenta from a TCM perspective, and expresses concerns with how the hormones in the placenta can interfere with hormones needed for breastfeeding. I share about my positive experience consuming my placenta, and I left this conversation understanding that a lot better. This episode does not give a clear one-size-fits-all answer, but it provides a lot of information if this is something you are considering. Megan's post about placenta pills Postpartum Prep Guide Baby's First Foods course Where to find Megan: Megan's Website @megan___garcia Where to find Michelle: Michelle's Website @michelletagge.nutrition Email: [email protected]
BONUS - Michelle gives updates on life, boundaries with part-time work and my nutrition busniess
25:26Catching up with Marissa about how things have changed over the last year, since having my daughter. I also give some updates about the future plan for this podcast. Michelle's Website @michelletagge.nutrition Email: [email protected]
57. How can I reestablish core strength and movement after labor and delivery? with Lindsay Mumma, DC
59:09This week Michelle talks to Lindsay Mumma, Chiropractor and prenatal and postpartum fitness educator. She has an incredible wealth of knowledge on recovery after having a baby and how rest and slow rehabilitation set you up for a better recovery. We talk about what the early days postpartum should look like - what does the 2 weeks in bed and 2 weeks near the bed rule really mean. And we talk about what to look for when you are ready to start moving, what movements work the best and how you can use this time of healing in a profound way to really connect with what your body needs. We also talk about swimming during pregnancy and the benefits of chiropractic care during the pregnancy and postpartum periods. Postpartum Prep Guide Baby's First Foods course Where to find Lindsay: Triangle CRC Website @lindsaymumma Where to find Michelle: Michelle's Website @michelletagge.nutrition Email: [email protected]
56. How can I get my toddler past picky eating? - with Alyssa Miller, RD
54:14Michelle talks to Alyssa Miller of Mama and Me RD about establishing healthy eating habits for toddlers. She goes through a method where parents make the decision about what to serve and when, but give the kids the autonomy to decide which foods to eat and how much of them. She talks about when picky eating generally starts and what we can do. We go into so many details around what to do if your toddler is getting up from the table frequently or is sneaking foods. We also talk a bit about how to start with feeding babies to avoid picky eating, and how to include "safe foods" on your kids plates. Then we talk through how the parent's diet and their relationship with food impacts how our kids eat. Postpartum Prep Guide Baby's First Foods course Where to find Alyssa: Mama and Me RD Website @mama.and.me_rd Where to find Michelle: Michelle's Website @michelletagge.nutrition Email: [email protected]
55. What is an endocrine disruptor and how can I avoid them? with Victoria Richards, FNTP
48:51Michelle talks to Victoria Richards about the endocrine system - which includes all of our female hormones. We talk about xenoestrogens, substances that imatate estrogen in the body, and how they can disrupt normal hormone balance in the body. We also go through how they can effect your cycle and your fertility. Then we talk about where you can find them in your foods, personal care products and in your home - then swaps you can make to reduce your exposure to endocrine disruptors. We also talk about how these harmful substances are not regulated by the FDA and are hard to identify on product packaging. Viki gives us actionable steps to make small changes, and tips on detoxifying from the substances we already have in our bodies. Where to find Victoria: Restoring Roots Wellness Website @restoring_roots Where to find Michelle: Michelle's Website @michelletagge.nutrition Email: [email protected]
BONUS - Strengthening the pelvic floor, my experience working with a pelvic floor PT
14:33This is a quick overview of Michelle's experience seeing a pelvic floor physical therapist 5 months postpartum for incontinence. This is a conversation with Dr. Mel Thompson. For a detailed overview of the Pelvic Floor and issues you may have, see Episode 17 with Dr. Brittany Haidet.