Under the Hood is pulling back the curtain and unpacking the mystery around womanHOOD, sisterHOOD, motherHOOD. Join Patti, Aleks, and Chelsea as they take a deep dive into the topics you wish you knew more about, the topics you want to share with your daughters, and the things you want the men in your life to know.
Parenting Under Quarantine
Rainbow Rosenbloom is a Waldorf educator and the founder of Live Education!, where he consults on and creates engaging curriculum for children of all ages. Listen in as he and Midwife Aleks discuss the effects of the pandemic on children and how best to tackle home schooling for those that never considered it an option.
Birth in the Time of Covid-19
We're back with a special episode to help you navigate pregnancy, labor, and postpartum in the middle of the current pandemic. Midwife Aleks and Executive Producer Chelsea weigh in on changing birth plans and how to care for yourself and your growing family during uncertain times; From food and nutrition tips, to ways to de-stress ahead of labor, we're here to help all of you mamas and soon to be mamas deal with the unknowns and changing situation of the current pandemic.
A Lookback at Under the Hood Season 2
From pelvic floor health to the mythology of birth stories to abortion doulas, we covered a whole gamut of topics in season 2. Listen in as the Under the Hood team discusses the highlights and stories behind the episodes and what lays ahead.
The State of Women's Health
There is no better guest than Aviva Romm, physician, midwife, herbalist, and author as our final interview of season 2. Listen in as Aleks, Patti, and Aviva discuss the current state of women’s health, where we are headed, and how far we’ve come. Aviva shares special insight into her journey from a young apprenticing midwife to Yale Medical School graduate, in a career that has focused on elevating women and the quality of medical care they recieve.
Postpartum Story: The Fourth Trimester Up Close
Executive Producer Chelsea and her husband David share an intimate conversation between them about the months following the birth of their daughter. Our last episode with Kimberly Johnson covered practical steps you can take to plan for a fulfilling postpartum period. In this special story episode, Chelsea and David discuss the ups and down of life in the "fourth trimester", how it unfolded and what they would do differently next time around.
The Fourth Trimester
Postpartum health expert Kimberly Johnson has laid out a system of support for new mothers following birth. Under the Hood's Patti and Aleks spoke to her at a live event at Hatch in Los Angeles a few months back. From healing your body to deciding who to allow into your space following birth, this conversation touches on every aspect of postpartum life. It is essential listening for anyone embarking on the postpartum journey or anyone interested in how they can support new mothers following birth.