47 episodes

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.

Under the Hood Aleks Evanguelidi, Patti Quintero, Chelsea Levy

    • Alternative Health

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.

    A Lookback at Under the Hood Season 2

    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.

    • 49 min
    The State of Women's Health

    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.

    • 48 min
    Postpartum Story: The Fourth Trimester Up Close

    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.

    • 33 min
    The Fourth Trimester

    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.

    • 44 min
    Everything You Didn't Know About Your Lymphatic System

    Everything You Didn't Know About Your Lymphatic System

    Lymphedema Therapist Lisa Levitt Gainsley describes the body's Lymphatic System as the great recycling system, helping to clean out the waste product that gets accumulated in your tissue. Lymphatic massage, whether done by a therapist or by yourself can help you boost your immune system, reduce bloating and swelling in the body, and promote healing and rejuvenation. Patti & Aleks take a deep dive into the Lymphatic System with Lisa, who talks about how most people can benefit from lymphatic body work.

    • 40 min
    Birth as a Rite of Passage

    Birth as a Rite of Passage

    The process of giving birth, with its challenges and joys, can be compared to a microcosm of life itself. In this episode with Dr. Britta Bushnell, Patti and Aleks discuss the idea of birth as a right of passage for those on the journey to becoming mothers. Dr. Bushnell dives into the thoughts and inspiration behind her upcoming book Transformed by Birth: Cultivating Openness, Resilience, and Strength for the Life-Changing Journey from Pregnancy to Parenthood.

    • 45 min

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