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.


  • Alan Feigenbaum, JD: The Baby Effect - From Lovers to Litigants | WAM211

    28/05/2024 Duração: 47min

    ALAN FEIGENBAUM is an experienced matrimonial and family law attorney whose prime focus is the maximization of his clients’ long-term, post-divorce, emotional capital. Alan assists a diverse range of professionals and their spouses, including business owners, lawyers, investors, and entertainers, on their family law matters, with a notable focus on evaluating the optimal strategies to manage and resolve complex financial and custody disputes. He is well-versed in managing agreements (separation, prenuptial, and postnuptial) to create a framework for his clients’ futures, and approaches dispute resolution with an eye toward facilitating cooperation and reducing conflict, making every effort to settle cases out of court. Understanding that divorce can affect the trajectory of a person’s life, Alan focuses on his clients’ long-term financial and familial best interests. His multifaceted approach has included: Working with financial experts to identify and define the scope of assets acquired by a spouse befor

  • Dr. Nelli Gluzman, DO: Tiny Tummies, Big Decisions - Holistic Insights into Infant Feeding | WAM210

    14/05/2024 Duração: 57min

    DR. NELLI GLUZMAN is a board-certified pediatrician and the founder of Blossom Pediatrics PC, which is the first holistic pediatric practice on the east coast. Dr. Gluzman's goal is to help children live happy, healthy lives by combining traditional wisdom with evidence-based functional medicine. She has over ten years of experience and uses a holistic, functional, and integrative approach to medicine. Her specialty is reversing eczema, allergies, and asthma by focusing on the root cause of the issue. She received her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Gluzman is also a Clinical Preceptor, teaching medical students and resident physicians, and a medical consultant for Google Search. She is a guest speaker for NBC and Buzzfeed and founded Bright Illusion Thinking, where she writes evidence-based medical research content. Outside of work, Dr. Gluzman is a yoga practitioner, tea lover, sunshine enthus

  • Tammy & Marc Goldberg: Growth Mindset and Positive Talk Around Math in the Home | WAM209

    30/04/2024 Duração: 44min

    TAMMY AND MARC GOLDBERG are underground math education innovators who have figured out how to get math right! Their work can be experienced at Mathnasium Learning Centers worldwide. It is their mission to empower children to excel in math and grow into confident young adults who are able to think logically and solve complex problems. Tammy’s origins in the math classroom and the private tutoring space merged with Marc’s accounting and business background in 2008 when they opened their first of several Mathnasium Learning Centers in NYC. But, perhaps, the more interesting part of the story was the emerging creative collaboration with Mathnasium co-founder, Larry Martinek, that gave them the perfect think tank and platform to write a revolutionary math curriculum that has empowered millions of students to develop true understanding and self confidence in their math abilities. In addition to writing the majority of Mathnasium’s curriculum, Tammy and Marc are the operators of 5 Mathnasium Learning Center locati

  • Ruth Klein: Raising Children with Self-Esteem and Confidence | WAM208

    16/04/2024 Duração: 49min

    RUTH KLEIN is an author and founder of the nonprofit Universal Mom, which works to help children and teens uncover their talents through the art of writing. With her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master's Degree in Spiritual Psychology with an emphasis on Health, Consciousness & Healing, Ruth is passionate about helping youth reach their full potential by believing in themselves. Prior to founding Universal Mom, for 22 years Ruth led the nonprofit Self-Esteem Council, which went into high schools to work with sophomores and juniors. In less than ten hours, they changed students' perceptions of their lives, increasing their self-esteem and confidence. Many of the students they worked with had the confidence to apply for summer jobs, get involved in school activities the following year, and apply to college, when previously, college was not even on their radar. Outside of her non-profit work, Ruth has a successful career that spans thirty years. She has helped her clients create a 360 degre

  • Ibu Robin Lim: Human Rights in Childbirth | WAM207

    02/04/2024 Duração: 01h41min

    IBU ROBIN LIM, CPM is a Filipino-American midwife, mother and grandmother, and founder of Yayasan Bumi Sehat, a non-profit organization in Indonesia. Lim also serves on the board of Bumi-Wadah Philippines, where she is known as "Lola Robin." Her passion is Human Rights in Childbirth. She believes that each individual is an essential "Piece of Peace" therefore, by protecting the mothers in childbirth and the newborns (our smallest citizens of Earth), we may build peace, one Baby, one Mother, one Family at a time. Ibu Robin’s info: Website: https://iburobin.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iburobinlim Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iburobin/ 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 - 2024 Dr. Laura Brayton

  • Nina Farzin: Babies, Business and Beyond | WAM206

    19/03/2024 Duração: 55min

    NINA FARZIN is a Pharmacist who made a deal on Shark Tank and successully became a patent holder. She embarked on her entrepreneurial journey driven by a personal necessity – the need for a tool that could ease her babies’ breathing at night. Astonished by the absence of such a solution, she took matters into her own hands and created the oogiebear original booger picker. This innovative tool not only proved effective and safe but also embodied the charm that Nina, as an apprehensive young mother, sought for her newborns. In 2015, Nina set out on this venture with no foresight that her idea would evolve into a global aid for thousands of children and their parents. Discovering that many parents shared her quest for improved baby care solutions, she realized the widespread demand for better products. What began as a quest to enhance the baby nasal aspirator category turned into a pioneering effort, creating a new niche for booger and ear wax removal tools distinct from the decades-old aspirators dominating th

  • Dr. Katie Lee, DDS: Oral Health and Fertility | WAM205

    05/03/2024 Duração: 40min

    Dr. Katie Lee is a dentist, speaker, author, and coach who lives in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Lee graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010 and was an owner-partner in over 80 DSO supported dental practices throughout the US and served as Clinical Partner overseeing 5 states. Currently, she consults for health technology companies and provides implant education for general dentists. Dr. Lee has two passions in her profession: dentistry itself and making other dentists successful. Her passion about the oral systemic health link comes from personal experience. Dr. Lee was involved in an ATV accident as a teenager, which left her without many teeth and rendered her jaw immobile. Dr. Lee experienced how oral health affects systemic health and the benefits of dental implants. Her first-hand journey in recovering from the effects of dental trauma led her to specialize her career on the mouth-body connection® and dental implants. Dr. Lee searches for proven technologies that improve clinical outcomes an

  • Suzzie Vehrs: Empowered Birth | WAM204

    20/02/2024 Duração: 51min

    Suzzie Vehrs is a childbirth educator and the founder of She Births Bravely, an organization that provides comprehensive education and support for expecting parents. She has worked with hundreds of families on their journey towards childbirth and parenting. Suzzie is passionate about empowering parents to make informed decisions about their birthing and parenting experiences. She uses evidence-based information and practical tools to help parents prepare for birth, breastfeeding or bottlefeeding, and early parenting. Her classes are designed to be inclusive, respectful, and supportive of all types of birth choices, including natural childbirth, medicated childbirth, and cesarean birth. Her mission is to help mothers create a birth experience that is safe, empowering and leaves them deeply bonded with their family. Suzzie’s info: Website: https://shebirthsbravely.com/ Facebook: https://facebook.com/shebirthsbravely Instagram: https://instagram.com/shebirthsbravely Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/moregiggl

  • Gina Mundy: A Parent's Guide to a Safer Childbirth | WAM203

    06/02/2024 Duração: 01h01min

    Gina Mundy is an attorney that specializes in childbirth cases. For over two decades, she has analyzed the mistakes that are made during labor and delivery. Drawing on this knowledge, she has authored the bestselling book "A Parent's Guide to a Safer Childbirth" to help parents prevent these mistakes and have a healthy baby.  Rather than merely getting involved after an unfortunate mistake was made, Gina has taken a proactive approach by getting involved before childbirth.   Throughout her career Gina has traveled nationwide, engaging with healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, and midwives to explore all aspects of labor and delivery. These interactions have provided her with invaluable insights, enabling her to appreciate the diverse perspectives prevalent in different regions of the country. Meeting with experts from various states, she has explored and analyzed the myriad of issues that can arise during labor and delivery, impacting both mother and baby.   Gina has conducted extensive research,

  • Ciara Burton: How to Embrace the Challenges of Motherhood with Authenticity | WAM202

    23/01/2024 Duração: 48min

    Ciara Burton is a renowned personal life coach and trainer with over a decade of experience. Known as "The Life Coach for Moms," Ciara's work has positively impacted the lives of over 800 people. She specializes in helping working women, especially mothers, overcome feelings of overwhelm, anxiety, and disconnection from their inner selves. Ciara's four-step approach helps women love their bodies into alignment, train their minds, feed their souls, and become sovereign women. Recently, Ciara and her family made a life-changing move from California to Colorado to live in alignment with her values of faith, family, health, travel, and nature. Her course, "Becoming Her," empowers moms to rediscover happiness within themselves and lead lives guided by their core values. Graduates of her program become confident leaders in their homes, embracing a vision of possibility and leaving behind the "victim mindset" through inner-directed living and "soul work." Ciara’s info: Website: https://ciaraburton.com/ Instagram:

  • Allegra Moet Brantly: Five Key Steps to Building Wealth | WAM201

    09/01/2024 Duração: 47min

    Meet Allegra Moet Brantly, the corporate ladder-climbing New Yorker who went from 6-figure salary to $0 in savings. But instead of letting shame and fear consume her, she took matters into her own hands and became a money expert. Fast forward a few years, and her net worth went from -$18K to a staggering $1.1M! But Allegra didn't keep her newfound knowledge and success to herself and realized she had a deeper, bigger vision. This is when Factora was founded, a company on a mission to “Lead 1 million women to $1 million of net worth.” Fast forward to today, Allegra and Factora are leading an army of like-minded women on a mission to transform their financial futures. Through education, strategy, and a supportive community, they are empowering women to break barriers and take charge of their money to achieve financial freedom. And she's not stopping there. As the host of the Coffee & Coin podcast, Allegra is spreading her message even further. Her goal is to close the investment gap for females and crea

  • Dr. Laura Purdy: Family Tips for Healthy Kids + Happy Parents | WAM200

    26/12/2023 Duração: 01h01min

    Among the nation’s foremost thought leaders on the future of digital healthcare, “America’s Favorite Doctor” Laura Purdy, MD, MBA is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician and the Medical Director of the AFD brand. Having been licensed in all fifty states (including D.C.), she serves patients nationwide while partnering with industry innovators to develop virtual health offerings that support a higher standard of care. Beginning her career as an Army physician, Dr. Purdy spent fourteen years helping soldiers and their families through the power of telehealth. Now, she is a sought-after digital medicine expert and advisor for hundreds of leading telehealth providers. Dr. Purdy's info: Website: https://drlaurapurdy.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/Americas-Favorite-Doctor/100086220353266/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/americasfavoritedoctor/ 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

  • Celeste Yvonne: The Loaded Truth Behind Mommy Wine Culture | WAM199

    12/12/2023 Duração: 50min

    Sober mom advocate Celeste Yvonne is a writer and certified recovery coach (IAPRC) with over twenty years of experience as a communications professional in corporate America. Her essays on parenting, the mental load of motherhood, mommy wine culture, and sobriety resonates with mothers everywhere and has been featured in the "Washington Post", "Good Morning America," "Today Show," and "Refinery 29," among others. She is also a contributing writer to the "Wall Street Journal" and "Publishers Weekly" bestseller "So God Made a Mother." Over five years sober and a founding host of the Sober Mom Squad, Celeste advocates for mothers who struggle with addiction and mental health. She is a recipient of the Windfelt Inspire Award by the Dry Society Social Club, as well as 2x winner of Red Tricycle's Spoke Challenge for best writing. She lives in Reno, Nevada, with her husband and two children. Celeste's info: Website: https://www.celesteyvonne.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theultimatemomchallenge/ Instagr

  • 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

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