Episode #270: Rapid Fire Q&A with Steph and Dr. Elana

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Steph and Dr. Elana answer a broad range of questions, submitted by listeners just like you! 

Steph covers tips for postpartum blues, addresses how to balance hormones after pregnancy, how to manage stress and more! Dr. Elana answers questions related to her upcoming home-birth, pros and cons to choosing an epidural, postpartum meal prepping, childcare plans and some quick pediatric concerns like low iron, pink eye, and avoiding tylenol in fevers.  

Steph and Dr. Elana provide encouragement and advice to mamas and love sharing. This is a fun episode packed with answers to common questions you may be wondering on your journey to and through motherhood.


Topics Discussed: 

  • Help and prevention for postpartum depression and anxiety
  • How to navigate depressing events and mental stress in this world
  • Help with extreme moodiness and “blues” when your period returns and after nursing
  • How to balance hormones after pregnancy
  • Homebirth plans and preparing for a natural birth
  • Pros and cons of epidurals
  • Postpartum meal prep planning
  • Childcare tips and nanny support
  • Pediatric tips: low iron, pink eye, helping fevers without Tylenol!

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