53 episodes

April MacKinnon dives into how reframing our self-limiting beliefs and behaviours and bravely chasing our dreams ripple out to change the world, one action at a time. And how, sometimes, it is the small moments in life that lead to a complete pivot in perspective, only to be found in hindsight.

Ripple Effect April MacKinnon

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

April MacKinnon dives into how reframing our self-limiting beliefs and behaviours and bravely chasing our dreams ripple out to change the world, one action at a time. And how, sometimes, it is the small moments in life that lead to a complete pivot in perspective, only to be found in hindsight.

    The Wisdom of Breastfeeding, Part 2

    The Wisdom of Breastfeeding, Part 2

    Taya Griffin, IBCLC dispells common myths about breastfeeding answers breastfeeding questions submitted by the Anointment community in Part 2 of a two-part conversation.

    • 34 min
    The Wisdom of Breastfeeding

    The Wisdom of Breastfeeding

    Taya Griffin, IBCLC shares her journey from Corporate Strategist to Lactation Consultant and her breastfeeding journey. Learn about some common challenges overcome by her lactation clients, and Taya's answers to  breastfeeding questions submitted by the Anointment community in Part 1 of a two-part conversation.

    • 25 min
    The Link Between My Birth Experience and a Skin Care Business

    The Link Between My Birth Experience and a Skin Care Business

    Host April MacKinnon shares the story of the link between her birth experience and becoming a skin care business owner and how it ties in to the original goal of this podcast.
     

    • 10 min
    Preparing to Support your Perinatal Mental Health

    Preparing to Support your Perinatal Mental Health

    Since the onset of COVID, birth trauma rates have doubled. Nicole MacRae of Oak and Cedar Wellness is a certified perinatal mental health and trauma counsellor who explains the journey she took to become certified, how building your relationship with a perinatal counsellor BEFORE birth can reduce the likelihood of developing a postpartum mood disorder, and how counselling can help you with postpartum depression and anxiety, intrusive thoughts, and birth trauma - even years postpartum.

    • 38 min
    A Journey Through the Uncomfortable Feelings of Motherhood

    A Journey Through the Uncomfortable Feelings of Motherhood

    Motherhood is often desired and treasured but it also comes with a host of emotions we are not always comfortable with or have the skills to process. Author, coach, and mother Jessie Harrold returns for a deep dive into the uncomfortable feelings of matrescence including grief, rage, and loss, while offering actionable suggestions to help build the skills to work through these feelings before they accumulate into deep resentments. 

    • 37 min
    Breastfeeding Support

    Breastfeeding Support

    Lara Proud, RN returns in part 2 of this two-part series to talk about the reasons behind declining breastfeeding initiation rates in our hospitals since 2016 and how to navigate available resources to set your breastfeeding journey up for success.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Olivertilly ,

Pelvic Health Made Simple

"Peeing When You Sneeze is a brilliant women's health podcast featuring Sackville NB physiotherapist and certified lymphedema therapist, Ramona Kieser. If you are not acquainted with the pelvic floor, fasten your seatbelt as you are in for a tour-de-force analysis! Delivered in reassuring conversational-style with energetic podcast host April MacKinnon, Kieser thoughtfully guides you--using precise and accessible language--on a fascinating (sometimes humorous!) journey on a topic that is too often relegated to the margins of physical health and wellness. For the many women (including men and partners) who experience one of the many variants of pelvic discomfort and pain, this is a must hear podcast that will not only improve your pelvic health IQ, but also leave you reassured about today's smart and easy-to-access treatment options. Yes, you'll walk away feeling HOPEFUL and feeling FREE!"

jannybeanca ,

Great Podcast

This is a great podcast. The first interview is informative as well as thought provoking. I believe in the notion of the negative effects of the diet industry and this show looks into that notion with great leads of place to find out more info. Can’t wait for the next episode!

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