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Episode 66: Parent Journey: Prince & Heidi Sabena (Part 1)

 

In today’s episode, we talk about Prince and Heidi’s parent journey with their daughter, Ruby while living in Africa. Prince and Heidi share their adventures of breastfeeding and what it’s like to deliver a baby in a third-world country during a pandemic.

This is a story of tongue and lip ties, an incredible marriage, and perseverance. Stay tuned for part two to finish out their story, see what ended up happening to Ruby, and how things are today. 

In today's show we discuss:

  • A c-section and a NICU stay during a pandemic in a developing country
  • Overcoming exhaustion with a colicky baby
  • Pumping and breastfeeding with limited access to supplies
  • A father’s role and sacrifice for his baby

A Glance at This Episode:

  • [2:34] Prince & Heidi’s introduction
  • [7:46] Ruby’s c-section at 35 weeks gestation
  • [10:50] How they got a pump and what was available to them
  • [13:17] Bringing Ruby home and beginning their breastfeeding journey
  • [17:15]...
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Episode 49: Demystifying Babywearing with Karla Castro

 
As a former babywearing mom myself (insert sad face that my kids are growing up!), I just had to bring a babywearing expert on the show to discuss safe babywearing, babywearing benefits, and nursing while babywearing.
 
Karla Castro is a Trained CBWS Babywearing Educator & Consultant and came on the show to teach us all the things about babywearing! From it's history, it's many meanings, and reframing the conversation around it.
 
I honestly cannot do this episode justice in the show notes--just go listen!
 

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Episode 16: How to Mother Like a Boss with Kendra Hennessy

identity parenting Apr 29, 2020
 

I know I say this with each new episode, but this interview with Kendra Hennessy is my new fave! Kendra is a home management expert and positive motherhood enthusiast. She's also the founder of Mother Like a Boss and host of the podcast by the same name. She's on a mission to redefine homemaking in the 21st century and make the difficult and tedious parts of running your home smoother through systems, routines and mindset shifts. 

In this episode, we dive into the importance of routines and making the transition to motherhood smooth as butter! Even more importantly we discuss how to embrace the role of "mom" without losing your identity in the process.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • The difference between routines and schedules (and why you don't need a schedule!)
  • How to be a homemaker in the current world environment
  • What "homemaker" really means and why you're getting it wrong
  • Real talk about being a mom, running a house, being a...
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Episode 10: Connected Parenting from the Start with Jeanne-Marie Paynel

birth mindset parenting Mar 18, 2020
 

In this episode, Jacqueline has an in-depth conversation with parenting mentor, Jeanne-Marie Paynel. We dive deep into what it's like to give birth in the US versus other industrialized countries, and how parents can support themselves along their journey of breastfeeding their baby. This episode is filled with rich conversation and raw truth about ways to set yourself up for success with intuitive parenting strategies right from the start.

If you enjoy this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me @holisticlactation

I've got a special gift for all my listeners and it's 38 powerful breastfeeding affirmations to support you on your breastfeeding journey, so go get that free audio now at http://holisticlactation.com/mantras

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