Episodes: NICU Babies Parent Support Podcast

Episode 103: Sex After the NICU

Guest: Anisa Varasteh, Sexologist Sex after a NICU stay. Is it an oxymoron? Whether you’re fearful or excited, sexologist Anisa Varasteh with Relate Sexology shares what the postpartum body feels like, how to talk to your partner, how to address fear, tips for...

Episode 102: Postpartum Exercise & Nutrition

Guest: Shalini Blubaugh, CPT, CNC Feeling overwhelmed and confused by caring for your body through nutrition and exercise? Certified personal trainer and nutrition coach Shalini Blubaugh will share common myths about both, overcoming obstacles and how to integrate...

Episode 101: Rehabilitating Your Pelvic Floor After Birth

Guest: Dr. Rebecca Maidansky, PT, DPT, Pelvic Floor Specialist Have you ever been told that suffering from pelvic floor leakage, pain or fear is all just “part of parenthood?” Pelvic floor physical therapist Dr. Rebecca Maidansky shares how to avoid doing the wrong...

Episode 99: This One’s for the Dads

Guest: Will Hay, NICU Dad and Author To every dad who has endured a NICU stay with his son or daughter, we see you. NICU dad Will Hay shares his hardest day, the thing that gave him hope and how he took his fear and turned it into a beautiful resource for other...

Episode 98: Should I Pay that Medical Bill?

Guest: Marshall Allen, Author of "Never Pay the First Bill" & Pulitzer Prize Finalist Never pay the first bill, at least that’s what podcast guest and medical investigative journalist Marshall Allen advises. At some point, every NICU family has to deal with an...

Episode 96: Advocating for Paid Parental Leave in Your Workplace

Guest: Sherenne Simon, MPH, Social Impact Expert Does your employer offer paid parental leave or are you struggling to find a game plan for how to care for your baby after NICU discharge while tending to your job responsibilities? Sherenne Simon, social impact...

Episode 95: Postpartum Depression & Anxiety – One Mom’s Story

Guest: Britt Moreno, KXAN Evening Anchor & Mom Sometimes we are called to share our stories, in a big way. Emmy-award winning journalist Britt Moreno experienced postpartum complications following the birth of her second child. Instead of quietly working...

Episode 94: Do I Have Postpartum Depression or Anxiety?

Guest: Nicole Rankins, MD, MPH Are you worried you might be suffering from postpartum depression or anxiety? Whether it’s been days, weeks or months since the birth of your baby, board-certified OB/Gyn Dr. Nicole Rankins shares what PPD and PPA are, common...