#167 Birth and Everything After with Caitlin Kean

To wrap up our Pregnancy Series, we’re talking to Real Life Mom Caitlin Kean (The Paper Year podcast) about pregnancy, birth, and all the unexpected complicated things that can happen after. From trouble with nursing to allergies to postpartum anxiety, Caitlin has amazing perspective and great advice on handling anything that comes your way as a new parent.

Links in this episode: The Paper Year podcast, Caitlin on Instagram, Information on Gestational Diabetes, Information on RhoGAM, Information on Tongue-Tie, Study on the relationship between lack of sleep and postpartum depression and anxiety, More on Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, More on the FDA-approved PPD drug, Park Slope Parents group



#021RR Five Ways to Love Your Body

You give valentines to your lover/partner/friends/kids. Now it’s time to give one to yourself! This week we name Five Ways to Love Your Body: indulgent treats that make you feel good AND are good for you. (Joanna told Daphnie she wasn’t allowed to include “working out”, so yeah, they are actually things you’ll want to do). Plus, we answer a super romantic listener question about fish oil, the supplement for lovers. (Not really. It’s for everyone and has nothing to do with love.)

Links from this episode: 23 Ways to Treat Yo' Self Without Buying or Eating AnythingTimeOut NY Things to DoDia:Beacon day trip, Fish Oil that Daphnie recommends

#093 Exercise: Why Bother?

Lots of people don’t exercise. You might be one of them. (Don’t worry, there are a lot of you.) In this episode, we’re going to try and convince you that it’s worth your time. Already exercising? We’re going to tell you which workouts are worth your time and which workouts are like tossing your time and energy down the drain. Plus, we discover a remarkable crouton in “Best Choice”.

Links in this episode: Our "Stress" episode, Mayo Clinic on Exercise and Depression, Fitness Blender free online workout videos, Daphnie’s HIIT It! classes

#055 Sleep

It’s hard to convince people that sleep is just as important to our health as exercise and nutrition, but Daphnie’s on a mission to convince us to #aimfor8 (hours of sleep, that is). This week, we talk about why the body needs sleep and what gets in the way. Then, we solve all our problems with Daphnie’s Unending List of Tips for Getting More and Better Sleep.

Links: How Snoozing Strengthens Memory, Sleep disorder quiz, Arianna Huffington TED talk on sleepMike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me, Birbiglia's name joke, Meditation app, Sleep With Me podcast, Lands' End hypoallergenic pillows

#052 Stress

Stress: we’ve all got it, and some of us are pretty proud of ours. It means we’re super successful and important, right? Actually, stress has some pretty negative effects on the body. In this week’s episode, Daphnie explains how our bodies are trying to help us with stress, why it’s actually hurting us, and what we can do to help let go of the stress we create for ourselves. Plus, we do a REALLY FUN PUSH-UP in "Daphnie’s Favorite Exercise".

Links: Our episode about Inflammation, 4-7-8 breaths, Push-up with shoulder taps

#021 Five Ways to Love Your Body

You’ve given your valentines to your lover/partner/friends/kids. Now it’s time to give one to yourself! This week we name Five Ways to Love Your Body: indulgent treats that make you feel good AND are good for you. (Joanna told Daphnie she wasn’t allowed to include “working out”, so yeah, they are actually things you’ll want to do). Plus, we answer a super romantic listener question about fish oil, the supplement for lovers. (Not really. It’s for everyone and has nothing to do with love.)

Links from this episode: 23 Ways to Treat Yo' Self Without Buying or Eating Anything, TimeOut NY Things to Do, Dia:Beacon day trip, Fish Oil that Daphnie recommends