70 episodes

I dunno about you, but no one gave me the parenting manual I DESPERATELY need. This podcast is for all the parents who want real answers to questions like, “why the F won’t my three-year-old eat dinner,” and “can they survive on goldfish crackers alone?” I also bring on guests to learn from and connect with on all the things we go through as parents, so none of us has to feel alone. I’m Kacie Barnes, Registered Dietitian, mom of two, and creator of the popular kids nutrition Instagram account, @mamaknowsnutrition. You can always count on me to keep it real, non-judgmental, and to never take myself too seriously!

Mama Knows Nutrition: The Podcast Kacie Barnes, MCN, RDN

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

I dunno about you, but no one gave me the parenting manual I DESPERATELY need. This podcast is for all the parents who want real answers to questions like, “why the F won’t my three-year-old eat dinner,” and “can they survive on goldfish crackers alone?” I also bring on guests to learn from and connect with on all the things we go through as parents, so none of us has to feel alone. I’m Kacie Barnes, Registered Dietitian, mom of two, and creator of the popular kids nutrition Instagram account, @mamaknowsnutrition. You can always count on me to keep it real, non-judgmental, and to never take myself too seriously!

    70: The MKN RDs are Ready to Help You Feed Your Child

    70: The MKN RDs are Ready to Help You Feed Your Child

    I found the best pediatric Registered Dietitians to join Mama Knows, and I want you to meet them! If you’re anything like me, you like to vet people before you work with them. Do they share similar values? Do they seem likable? Are they normal?? So I wanted you to meet our RDs if you’re curious about our virtual nutrition consults. Listen to this episode to meet Dana Wallace and Bianca Anderson to learn about them, their philosophies and why they love being part of the Mama Knows family! 


    Resources:
    MKN Nutrition Consults

    • 38 min
    69: Postpartum core and pelvic floor - is it too late to fix? [ft. Ashley of Get Mom Strong]

    69: Postpartum core and pelvic floor - is it too late to fix? [ft. Ashley of Get Mom Strong]

    Whether you’re new to postpartum life or you’re years into your postpartum journey, it’s not too late for you to feel better. In this episode, Ashley Nowe of Get Mom Strong shares her personal journey and gives advice to help new moms find the right journey for their core and pelvic floor recovery. 

    Resources:
    ​​Get Mom Strong Website 
    Get Mom Strong App
    Get Mom Strong Instagram
    My coupon code MAMAKNOWS14 will give users two weeks free to try the SLAM programs.

    • 21 min
    68: Balancing Fitness with Mom Life [ft. Hannah (Hall) Bower]

    68: Balancing Fitness with Mom Life [ft. Hannah (Hall) Bower]

    Hannah Hall, known on social media as Hannah Bower, is a mom of two, wife, and owner of Twenty2Nutrition. I had so much fun talking to Hannah about the benefits of exercise and nutrition, and in her words, why exercise makes her a “better human.” Check out her tips for how to move beyond fitness culture and get moving in a way that works for you in your own journey. This advice is amazing for postpartum moms, but really is beneficial for anyone!

    Resources:
    Hannah Bower Instagram
    Twenty2 Nutrition Instagram
    Twenty2 Nutrition Website
    Workout App
    Kacie’s Code: kacie22 for free domestic shipping on any order from Twenty2Nutrition

    • 30 min
    67: Feel Prepared and Comfortable with Pregnancy and Labor [Ft. Liesel Teen of Mommy Labor Nurse]

    67: Feel Prepared and Comfortable with Pregnancy and Labor [Ft. Liesel Teen of Mommy Labor Nurse]

    Liesel Teen, founder of Mommy Labor Nurse, loves birth and loves helping people…she’s just the best. Listen to our conversation to gain confidence as you prepare for baby, and feel OK about the weird/unexpected things that can happen in labor. You don’t want to miss Liesel’s top hacks for reducing nausea, making labor in the hospital feel more calming, managing pain, and making pumping less awful.

    Resources:
    Mommy Labor Nurse Instagram
    Mommy Labor Nurse Website ​
    Mommy Labor Nurse TikTok
    Birth Plan Template

    • 38 min
    66: Causes of Picky Eating

    66: Causes of Picky Eating

    Most parents of picky eaters that I work with have something in common - they blame themselves, at least in part, for their kid’s eating. But what if a lot of the causes of picky eating are actually not in your control? Listen to this episode to find out why your little one may be picky, and which things you actually can control. 
    Resources:
    MKN Picky Eater Quiz

    Research data:
    The sweetness and bitterness of childhood: Insights from basic research on taste preferencesFood neophobia across the life course: Pooling data from five national cross-sectional surveys in IrelandAssociations between emotionality, sensory reactivity and food fussiness in young childrenDevelopmental and Environmental Influences on Young Children's Vegetable Preferences and Consumption

    • 16 min
    65: Pretzels and Cheerios: Are they healthy or not?

    65: Pretzels and Cheerios: Are they healthy or not?

    There’s a good chance your kid is eating pretzels and Cheerios quite often…but are they healthy? I am NOT one to make you afraid of what you feed your kids so before you even listen I don’t want you to freak out about this! Listen in to find out how to include these kid favorites in a healthy diet, and what my response is to the people who think Cheerios are harmful to eat.

    Resources:
    Ep. 40 Are Goldfish Crackers Actually Healthy? Ask a Dietitian! 
    MKN Meal and Snack Guides
    Milk for Toddlers: Answering All Your Questions on Cow’s Milk, Non-Dairy Alternatives & Hormones
    FREE Cereal Guide
    FREE Healthy Toddler Snack Guide

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

MillieF.. ,

Wealth of knowledge!

Such a great easy to listen to podcast with relatable information that i can actually use for my bub. Thanks Kacie you’re a wealth of knowledge!

vanessajadec ,

Exactly what I needed!

This podcast helped me so much and it answered all the questions I had about nutrition and feeding! It’s such an overwhelming topics but I found this podcast so easy to understand and helpful!

carbsie1 ,

She’s amazing

These podcasts really helped with my little ones picky eating. She used to only eat grapes for dinner and now I have her trying all sorts of new things. It really has been a game changer, thank you so much!!!

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