20 episodes

Dr. Divina Lopez decided to put together a weekly podcast designed to answer the most frequently asked questions that new parents have. She created this podcast to provide guidance for parents, so that they would feel empowered on their parenthood journey.

Dancing Into Parenthood - Season 1 Dr. Divina Lopez

    • Parenting
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

Dr. Divina Lopez decided to put together a weekly podcast designed to answer the most frequently asked questions that new parents have. She created this podcast to provide guidance for parents, so that they would feel empowered on their parenthood journey.

    Ep 20 – Supportive Fathers (With Cameron Foster)

    Ep 20 – Supportive Fathers (With Cameron Foster)

    Cameron is originally from Ashtabula, Ohio, and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio. He is a high school counselor and creator of the blog Supportive Fathers. He created Supportive Fathers as a way to help explore topics other dads encounter in everyday life. Cameron is very passionate about being a father to a two-year-old daughter as well as being the husband to his wife.







    Visit Cameron's blog at: https://supportivefathers.com/

    • 37 min
    Ep 19 – 10 Essentials For Your Baby’s Nursery (With Bonnie Barrios)

    Ep 19 – 10 Essentials For Your Baby’s Nursery (With Bonnie Barrios)

    Bonnie Barrios has spent the last 10 years organizing people’s homes, lives, and helping them get rid of clutter. As the “go-to gal” behind B-Organized B-Inspired, she is one of New York City’s most sought after organizational experts. With passion and drive, she helps, inspires, and empowers people to live their most authentic lives. With B.A.s in both Psychology and Theater, she quickly understands her clients and gets to the heart of the matter. She then creatively provides functional and aesthetically satisfying solutions to any organizing needs. Bonnie has been featured in NBC Weekend Today, Mom Talk Radio, El Diario La Prensa, Military Spouse Magazine and the websites MamasLatinas, and Barista Kids Montclair, where she has helped countless parents organize both themselves and their children. Bonnie’s can-do attitude is contagious, motivating you to make the choices that will change your life. Her mantra is “Release, Release, Release – to let in the new.”

    • 51 min
    Ep 18 – Infant Massage (With Disha Gehani)

    Ep 18 – Infant Massage (With Disha Gehani)

    Disha Gehani is a Certified Instructor of Infant Massage (IAIM - International Association of Infant Massage) and Educator on nurturing touch and bonding for new and expectant parents. She is the Founder of TinyTouch, and works towards educating parents and caregivers on the importance of nurturing touch and secure attachment for newborns and toddlers. She conducts sessions for expectant and new parents in private as well as group settings. 







    At TinyTouch, we believe babies are aware human beings who deserve respect, tenderness, warmth & above all a listening heart. We believe in supporting parents in the love for their babies.







    For more information or enquiry:

    Email: tinytouchjc@gmail.com

    Call: +1 2015657001

    Instagram: https://instagram.com/tinytouchjc

    • 30 min
    Ep 17 – Breastfeeding Basics (With Tracey Jedrzejek )

    Ep 17 – Breastfeeding Basics (With Tracey Jedrzejek )

    Tracey Jedrzejek is the author of the illustrated book "Latch Baby". She is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant and offers virtual and phone consultations nationwide, as well as home visits in the San Francisco Bay Area. In this podcast she explains how moms should prepare before the baby arrives, and offers tips such as what to do in case breastfeeding is too painful or the baby is having trouble latching, suggestions for diet while nursing, and much more!







    Tracey Jedrzejek is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant in Silicon Valley. After teaching preschool and doing product development in the toy industry, she found her true passion as a Lactation Consultant after successfully breastfeeding her own two children. She has worked with hundreds of moms and babies in the hospital setting, running support groups, teaching prenatal breastfeeding, and mostly through her private practice, Tracey Lactation. Her book, Latch Baby is a concise, practical, non-judgmental and illustrated guide to breastfeeding. She hopes that the colorful, easy-to-read format will help support and empower sleep-deprived mom throughout their personal breastfeeding experience. When Tracey isn’t helping new moms and babies, she enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family, including her two fur babies. 







    Tracey is available for virtual and phone consultations nationwide, as well as home visits in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit her website www.traceylactation.com for more information. Her book is available on Amazon. Follow her on Facebook at @traceylactation and on Instagram at @latchbabybook.

    • 44 min
    Ep 16 – Let’s Talk About Sex! (With Gidget Smith)

    Ep 16 – Let’s Talk About Sex! (With Gidget Smith)

    When it comes to sexual life in the couple, most parents have no clue about what's to come during pregnancy and after the baby arrives. Issues such as lack of time and energy, or simply not knowing how to resume sexual life with your partner can lead to great struggles in a relationship. Family Therapist Gidget Smith offers some valuable guidance as she explains how most advice revolves around motherhood but little is addressed towards sex, even during pregnancy.







    About Gidget Smith: She is the owner & Clinical Director of Etsah Solutions LLC. Gidget is a Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She provides comprehensive mental health counseling services to adults, children, couples, and families. In addition, she is a Career Coach Strategist that assists clients in identifying personal goals, developing leadership skills, planning career moves, in which she provides feedback on resumes or cover letters while coaching her clients in strategizing for successful job interviews. Gidget believes in the power of resilience and human connection when overcoming adversity. Connect with her on Instagram Etsah Solutions.

    • 50 min
    Ep 15 – Tips On How To Get Your Infant To Sleep (with Nicole Cannon)

    Ep 15 – Tips On How To Get Your Infant To Sleep (with Nicole Cannon)

    Certified Sleep Consultant Nicole Cannon remarks that babies don't always follow a sleep pattern, which is biologically normal, and gives practical advice on what to do to set yourself up as a parent for success once the baby starts to outgrow the newborn stage. She discusses factors such as the environment, timing and setting up a bedtime routine.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

drsylma ,

Inspiring, Informative and Encouraging!

I love it! Dr. Divina Lopez is such a natural as a podcaster. I truly appreciate her beautiful life-affirming message for parents and parents-to-be. This podcast is perfect for expectant/new parents...and for “experienced” parents too ;)
Highly recommend it!

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