Well-adjusted Mama



A podcast dedicated to educating and empowering women from preconception, pregnancy, birth, and through early motherhood on wellness lifestyle. The host, Dr. Laura Brayton, is a maternity and pediatric chiropractor who has hand-selected experts in natural, holistic health-care specialties to shine light on options and choices during this exciting phase of a woman’s life.


  • Michelle Boyer: Supporting Mothers in Pregnancy with Time Outside | WAM198

    28/11/2023 Duração: 51min

    Michelle Boyer is president and founder of Arctic Lynx Maternity. A graduate of Gettysburg College, Michelle began her career in the mortgage industry where she became a Senior Vice President of Compliance. After the birth of her second daughter, and with a desire to pursue a more creative career, she had the idea to create a baselayer for pregnant women. With much hard work and tears, Arctic Lynx Maternity was dreamed up and created. Launched in December 2018, the brand has grown from an offering of three products to ten.  Featured in Runner's World, Golf Digest, Gear Junkie and other amazing sites and publications, the brand is working to change the way humanity views pregnant women. Michelle is a passionate advocate of mothers being just as valuable and deserving of care as babies and has worked to pass legislation in the state of Maine to increase health care for women. Based just outside of Portland, Maine, you can find Michelle enjoying hiking trails, beaches, Old Port shopping and a good chai tea in

  • Anna Downs: Physical Prep for Pregnancy, Birthing, & Parenting | WAM197

    14/11/2023 Duração: 50min

    For the past 12 years, Anna Downs has been dedicated to empowering individuals by providing exercise education that not only boosts confidence but also nourishes the body, preparing people for the physical demands of pregnancy, birth, and parenthood. With a wide range of signature topics, including Physical Preparation for Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting, Women's Empowerment, Core Rehab, Pelvic Floor Rehab, and more, Anna brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. What sets Anna apart is her deeply personal journey into this field. As an ex-British Army Officer with service in Iraq and a former athlete in the GB Dev Squad's Biathlon, she understands the importance of physical fitness and resilience. However, it was her own traumatic deliveries, resulting in life-changing injuries, along with her battle against cervical cancer, that ignited her determination to make a difference in the lives of others facing similar challenges.   Anna's info: Website: https://movewellwithanna.com/ LinkedIn: h

  • Hally Brooke: Developing a New Lifestyle Rhythm that Supports You as the Mama | WAM196

    31/10/2023 Duração: 49min

    Hally Brooke is the Founder and CEO of Live Nourished Coaching. She is a Certified Functional Medicine Nutrition Counselor, Nationally Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Fox 21 Fitness & Nutrition Expert, and fierce industry advocate. From her own personal experience overcoming serious GI issues including IBS and SIBO, along with her education and training and her work with clients, she has built a thriving, nation-wide, Functional Medicine Health Coaching practice that works with clients in ALL the key areas of wellness including movement, nutrition, mindset, resilience, relationships and self-care. Her mission at Live Nourished Coaching, is to make the life changing power of health coaching accessible to every single person in the U.S. (to start). Hally and her company move this mission forward through direct to client coaching and innovative strategic partnerships with medical practitioners. She has become an international speaker, top level medical practice consultant and built a world-cla

  • Dr. Shereen Lim: Keys for Healthy Airway Development in Children | WAM195

    17/10/2023 Duração: 47min

    Dr. Shereen Lim is a Perth based dentist with a post graduate diploma in dental sleep medicine from the University of Western Australia. She has been involved in the team management of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea for over a decade. Dr Lim is dedicated to promoting airway health from infancy as an alternative approach to minimize the development of these problems and their consequences, and is author of the book “Breathe, Sleep, Thrive: Discover How Airway Health Can Unlock Your Child’s Greater Health, Learning and Potential.” Her work in private practice is restricted to tongue tie management from infancy to adulthood, early interceptive orthodontics and myofunctional therapy. For more information, visit her website at www.drshereenlim.com.au. Dr. Lim’s info: Website: https://www.drshereenlim.com.au/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drshereenlim Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.shereenlim/ Please click the button to subscribe so you don't miss any episodes and leave a review if your favor

  • Dr. Maria Sophocles: Women's Journey from Fertility Through the Menopause Transition | WAM194

    03/10/2023 Duração: 46min

    Women's sexual health advocate Maria Sophocles, MD, FACOG, IF, NCMP is a board-certified OG-GYN, certified menopausal specialist, and the founder and medical director of Women's Healthcare of Princeton, a progressive and innovative women's health practice in Princeton, NJ. Since earning her Medical Degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and completing her residency at Johns Hopkins/Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Dr. Sophocles has been a leader in her field, embracing cutting-edge technology such as advanced non-invasive, non-hormonal gynecological procedures to treat such issues as vaginal dryness, painful intercourse and lichen sclerosus. Dr. Sophocles is a respected opinion leader on topics related to menopause and female sexual dysfunction and is a member of numerous prestigious organizations including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the North American Menopause Society and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual H

  • Stacy Francis: Navigating Parenthood's Financial Journey | WAM193

    19/09/2023 Duração: 54min

    Stacy Francis is the founder of the nonprofit Savvy LadiesTM and President and CEO of Francis Financial, a fee-only boutique wealth management, financial planning, and divorce financial planning firm dedicated to providing ongoing comprehensive advice for successful individuals, couples, and women in transition such as divorce or widowhood. She is a Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®), Certified Grief Recovery Specialist® and Certified Estate and Trust Specialist (CESTM) with over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Stacy is also the, host of the Financially Ever After podcast, and the author of Financial Help for Widows: A Complete Resource Guide as well as Unveiling the Unspoken Truth: The Financial Challenges Women Face During and After Divorce. She is a nationally recognized financial expert being one of twenty of the nation’s leading wealth managers on CNBC’s Digital Financial Advisor Council, a member of the Forbes Finance Council, as well as

  • Jay Aedo: Consciousness & Parenting - How History is Shaped by Stories | WAM192

    05/09/2023 Duração: 40min

    Jay Aedo is an international entrepreneur, teacher of practical philosophy and children's book author. Born and raised in southern California, Jay often felt the weight of the different belief systems his parents, teachers and religious leaders followed. As a writer and community leader, he encourages his young readers to look beyond the antiquated programs of the stories repeated for centuries. For the first time in the history of children's books, Conscious Bible Stories tells biblical stories from a superconscious perspective. Jay embarked on this journey following his realization that the narrative of victimhood, fear of responsibility, and accusing others for our own mistakes, has gone too far. From Adam blaming Eve for having eaten the forbidden fruit, to the story of Cain lying to God about having killed his brother, Abel, these tales subtly teach us to look outside ourselves for validation and blame. Jay’s mission is to show others how the truth of God lies within all of us. He encourages his young

  • Cedric Bertelli & Andrea List: Getting Emotionally Prepared for Motherhood | WAM191

    22/08/2023 Duração: 52min

    Cedric Bertelli is a recognized expert in Emotional Resolution (EmRes), a revolutionary approach to emotional healing that has transformed the lives of countless individuals. As the Founder and Director of the Emotional Health Institute (EHI), Cedric has dedicated his career to helping people overcome stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and other negative emotions using powerful tools and techniques. After a drastic career change, Cedric began his journey into Emotional Resolution in 2009 in his home country of France. Since then, he has honed his expertise and developed a deep understanding of how emotions function in the human psyche. His work has touched the lives of people all over the world. At EHI, Cedric and his team provide training and education to mental health professionals, coaches, and educators, helping them to integrate Emotional Resolution into their practices. In addition, Cedric works directly with clients, providing individualized support and guidance to help them overcome emotional challen

  • Alexandra Harbushka: Entrepreneurship with Children | WAM190

    08/08/2023 Duração: 41min

    Alexandra Harbushka's life was sent into upheaval when she received a call from her doctor diagnosing her with herpes. Shaking, feeling like her life - her goals, happiness, and desires - had all just gone up in smoke, she was left scared shitless and with a new mission, to share her story with people just like her and to let them know that their feelings are normal, natural, and that they are not victims. With that mission in mind, she founded Life with Herpes, an online community consisting of a podcast, a website, Youtube channel, wellness products to support the skin condition and an online community that provides support, all dedicated to shattering the stigma of living with herpes. Before founding Life with Herpes and becoming mother to her son Clinton and a wife to her husband Bill, Alexandra worked in corporate America with roles ranging from Ralph Lauren to selling new home construction to being a mortgage loan officer. Her education includes a bachelor degree from the University of Arizona, a postg

  • Connor Boyack: Are Our Schools Failing Our Children? | WAM189

    25/07/2023 Duração: 51min

    Connor Boyack is an author, public speaker, TV show producer, podcaster and libertarian communicator. He is the founder and president of Libertas Institute, an award-winning, free-market think tank and educational organization responsible for changing over 100 laws across a wide range of issues. Their strategy and tenacity has yielded an 85% success rate in seeing their proposals enacted into law, with several landmark policies being the first of their kind in the entire country. Through the institute, Connor and his team have reformed laws on a wide range of issues: drug policy, privacy, transparency, property rights, free association, criminal justice, and parental rights. They are now attempting to scale their work across the country to have national impact. For more information, check out the website www.libertas.org.   Connor’s info: Website: https://libertas.org/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/libertasutah Instagram: http://instagram.com/libertasutah Twitter: http://twitter.com/libertas YouTube: https://

  • Kute Blackson: The Magic of Surrender | WAM188

    11/07/2023 Duração: 41min

    KUTE BLACKSON is a beloved inspirational speaker and transformational teacher. He speaks at countless events he organizes around the world as well as at outside events including A-Fest, YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), and EO (Entrepreneurs’ Organization). He is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council, a select group of one hundred of the world’s foremost authorities in the personal development industry. Winner of the 2019 Unity New Thought Walden Award, Blackson is widely considered a next generation leader in the field of personal development. His mission is simple: To awaken and inspire people across the planet to access inner freedom, live authentically and fulfill their true life’s purpose.   Kute’s info: Website: https://www.kuteblackson.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kuteblacksonlovenow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kuteblackson/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kuteblackson YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kuteblackson09 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kute-bla

  • Kelly Van Zandt: Powerful Postpartum | WAM187

    27/06/2023 Duração: 51min

    Kelly Van Zandt is a Vedic Counselor and graduate student studying Marriage and Family Therapy who supports mothers through their transition into motherhood. Kelly believes that becoming a mother is a transformational moment of a woman's life, and she highlights the potential for spiritual growth in the postpartum season. In her book, Powerful Postpartum, Kelly presents a fresh and empowering perspective on early motherhood as a major life event filled with personal growth and inner discovery. You can find more at www.powerfulpostpartum.com.   Please click the button to subscribe so you don't miss any episodes and leave a review if your favorite podcast app has that ability. Thank you! Visit http://drlaurabrayton.com/podcasts/ for show notes and available downloads. © 2014 - 2023 Dr. Laura Brayton

  • Laurie Lewis: How to Increase Your Life Satisfaction by Ditching Dieting | WAM186

    13/06/2023 Duração: 55min

    For Intermittent Fasting Coach and Author, Laurie Lewis, menopause dealt a crushing blow -- brain fog, lack of balance, memory loss, and the sudden gain of 50 pounds of stubborn hormonal fat. She tried everything she knew to feel better, and the methods that worked in the past made no difference. After four years of struggle, Laurie stumbled upon Intermittent Fasting and started fasting that very same day. The menopausal fog lifted in less than one week, she had more energy and felt more “like herself.” She lost 51 pounds in 15 months and has kept it off for years! Now, at 59-years old, Laurie has turned her personal success into the premier thriving Intermittent Fasting coaching business. As a certified health coach (Institute for Integrative Nutrition) she combines her knowledge of nutrition with deep research and practice of Time Restricted Eating. Laurie guides her clients with a dream come true -- eat the foods you love and enjoy the rest of your life feeling vibrantly well.   Laurie's info: Instagram:

  • Nikki Bostwick: Ancient and Holistic Healing Rituals for the Modern Woman | WAM185

    30/05/2023 Duração: 52min

    Nikki Bostwick is the founder and editor in chief of THE FULLEST and host of the THE FULLEST Podcast. She has always been passionate about providing wellness content that offers a perspective out of the mainstream narrative - one that is holistic, diverse and inclusive. Since launching, Nikki has grown THE FULLEST to a daily digital platform, a podcast, a botanical product line and a wholesale business alongside her amazing team. Nikki has been in the wellness scene for 10+ years - after receiving a B.S. in Entrepreneurship, she studied plant-based foods at Matthew Kenney Culinary, is reiki and yoga certified, and has traveled with wellness pioneer, David Wolfe, to Peru and Iceland. Check out her website at www.thefullest.com and enter discount code WAM15 at checkout to receive 15% off your first order. Nikki's info: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thefullestco/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thefullestco Website: https://thefullest.com/ Please click the button to subscribe so you don't miss an

  • Katrina Foe: Why Preventing Cancer Requires Looking at Your Whole Body's Health | WAM184

    16/05/2023 Duração: 43min

    Katrina Foe knows that when we look at health, we should be looking at the body as a whole. A 2nd generation Pilates instructor, NCPT (PMA) certified, and owner of Personalized Pilates in Scottsdale, Arizona, Katrina was trained by Lolita San Miguel before teaching alongside her as her anatomy teacher. She has run her Pilates studio from another state for over 10 years, and over the last 20 years, trained over 1,000 pilates instructors worldwide with her innovative online Pilates teacher training program. While online, her Pilates teacher training program is structured very intentionally so that students leave with a profound understanding and deep skills - without being overwhelmed. Her recent book, Nutritional Pilates, was just released in March 2023. After addressing her own cancer 100% naturally, Katrina knew she had to expand her way of looking at the body as a whole. She became board certified in holistic nutrition and trained to read functional labs. Now a certified Metabolic Approach to Cancer prac

  • Jenny Tse: Safe Teas for Mothers and Babies | WAM183

    02/05/2023 Duração: 37min

    Sipping Streams Tea Company founder, Jenny Tse, was born in Hong Kong, but raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. She spent her summers selling her mother's vegetables at the local farmer's market and was very active in the local community. Her vision for Sipping Streams began the summer of 2004 where she began to notice how tea brought different people together. Traveling to different tea farms in China encouraged her to teach about tea in her local community. Tse is a certified tea specialist. Her custom hand blends and specialty teas have won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at the North American Tea Championships, 2nd place at the Global Tea Championships, and 1st place for the Top Tea Infusionist Competition at the World Tea Expo 2011. For more information, check out her website at www.sippingstreams.com. Please click the button to subscribe so you don't miss any episodes and leave a review if your favorite podcast app has that ability. Thank you! Visit http://drlaurabrayton.com/podcasts/ for show notes and available downloa

  • Dr. Lindsay Mumma, DC: Your Pelvic Floor Sucks | WAM182

    18/04/2023 Duração: 55min

    Lindsay Mumma, DC is a practicing chiropractor and the owner of Triangle Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh, NC, a multi-disciplinary practice she opened in 2012 after graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic with the Clinical Excellence Award. She teaches continuing education for the Motion Palpation Institute and moveMentors. Her private practice focuses on rehabilitative chiropractic care across the lifespan and with a specific focus on prenatal and postpartum health. She is a wife, mother to two boys, speaker, life enthusiast, and author of "The Trimester Series" and the Substack publication "Dr. Lindsay Mumma's Newsletter."  For more information, check out her website at https://www.trianglecrc.com/. Please click the button to subscribe so you don't miss any episodes and leave a review if your favorite podcast app has that ability. Thank you! Visit http://drlaurabrayton.com/podcasts/ for show notes and available downloads. © 2014 - 2023 Dr. Laura Brayton

  • Dr. Elliot Berlin, DC: Alternative Birthing | WAM181

    04/04/2023 Duração: 55min

    Dr. Elliot Berlin is an award-winning prenatal chiropractor, childbirth educator, labor support bodyworker, and co-founder of Berlin Wellness Group in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Berlin graduated Summa Cum Laude from Life University of Chiropractic in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Atlanta School of Massage. His separate schooling in massage therapy, bodywork, and chiropractic form the backbone of his innovative pre- and post-natal wellness care techniques. Unique ‘Chirossage’ sessions soothe and relax tight, painful muscles and restore motion to restricted joints. These 30 to 45-minute treatments effectively address most pregnancy aches and pains in just a few visits and promote healthy, comfortable, and functional pregnancy and an ideal environment for labor and delivery. Dr. Berlin’s Informed Pregnancy® Project aims to utilize multiple forms of media (podcasts, YouTube series, documentaries, and online workshops) to compile and deliver unbiased information about pregnancy and childbirth to empower new and ex

  • Marnie Madras: How to Not Lose Yourself in the Process of Becoming a Mother | WAM180

    21/03/2023 Duração: 50min

    Marnie Madras is the founder and CEO of Rumbly, which started as a small idea during her third pregnancy when she realized women’s experiences during this life-changing time deserved a new narrative. With previous entrepreneurial work in hospitality, food, drink, and product development, Marnie embarked on a new journey focused on leading a change in how we approach the transition to motherhood. Helping women prioritize themselves throughout the whole journey (and particularly when no one else is) while further tapping into the excitement of it all, continues to be the mission of Rumbly since its first conception. And to this day, Rumbly is so much more than just a curated box of awesome products. It’s carving a new way for women to experience pregnancy - one that’s dedicated to both the woman she is and the mom she’s becoming. Please click the button to subscribe so you don't miss any episodes and leave a review if your favorite podcast app has that ability. Thank you! Visit http://drlaurabrayton.com/pod

  • Erica Ignjatovic: Why It's Time to Reinvent Baby Registries | WAM179

    07/03/2023 Duração: 38min

    Founder of Little Honey Money, Erica Ignjatovic shares her personal story of why she came to create an unique baby registry that allows mamas-to-be and their partners receive financial gifts in lieu of baby products so they have freedom to choose. A Letter from Erica Ignjatovic, Founder of Little Honey Money: When I was pregnant with our first baby, I used an online baby registry service. Like many new parents, I spent countless hours researching products to ensure I was prepared with everything our baby might need. Not knowing any better, I thought the happiness and well-being of our baby would lie solely on selections of the “Best Of” product lists I endlessly researched. However, we soon realized we ended up with so much of all the wrong things. When our second baby was on the way, I didn’t register for anything. By then, I knew that we would make better choices on what to buy if we waited to meet him first, and that our baby’s well-being wasn’t dependent on any tangible thing we could buy. Rather, it wo

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