Real Food Mamas Podcast
About This Show
The Real Food Mamas Podcast is about two crunchy moms chatting about health, nutrition and just what real life is as a mom.
The Real Food Mamas are registered dietitians passionate about natural pregnancy, undisturbed birth and healthy living for the whole family. They don’t pretend to be experts but they’re just two real new moms wanting to bring other moms together by discussing everything related to being a mom, from optimizing fertility, making pregnancy and birth empowering experiences, and keeping the whole family healthy while not forgetting about their own self-care.
Listen to Steph & Aglaée share stories, discuss their views and interview experts about topics ranging from baby led weaning, elimination communication, sleep, home birth, postpartum recovery, breastfeeding struggles, babywearing, parenting styles, diastesis recti, pelvic floor health, their favorite products and of course their passion for real food.
All done very respectfully in a judgment-free zone because we’re all learning together. :)
Most Recent Episode
#61 ~ Supplements for Pregnancy and Postpartum [with Dr. Low Dog, M.D.]
7 days ago
In this episode, Stephanie interviewed Dr. Low Dog, M.D. to discuss supplements for pregnant and postpartum mamas. Topics discussed: How to choose the best prenatal multivitamin The pros/cons of whole food based supplements versus synthetic supplements What nutrients pregnant and postpartum mamas are often deficient in The most important supplements for preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum (including nursing mamas) The importance of iron, choline, iodine, and folate The safety of vitamin A during pregnancy Supplements for anxiety and adrenal health How to assess the safety of supplements during pregnancy and postpartum Supplements for increasing milk supply Dr. Low Dog Biography: Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.’s exploration of natural medicine began more than 35 years ago as she studied midwifery, herbal medicine; massage therapy and martial arts before earning her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. An internationally recognized expert in the fields of integrative medicine, dietary supplements and women’s health, Dr. Low Dog was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy, served as the elected Chair of the US Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements and Botanicals Expert Information Panel, and was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Council for the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. She has been an invited speaker to more than 550 scientific/medical conferences, published 40 peer-reviewed articles, written 22 chapters for medical textbooks, and has authored five books, including three National Geographic books, Fortify Your Life, Healthy at Home and Life is Your Best Medicine. She has appeared on CNN, ABC’s 20/20, and is a frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show and NPR’s The People’s Pharmacy. She currently serves as the Fellowship Director for the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. Click here to listen or find the podcast on