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Join Stephanie Greunke, Whole30’s registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show and share personal stories so you leave each episode with practical tips to be a proactive parent!

Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Aviva Romm, Dr. Elisa Song, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Lily Nichols, Ali Miller, Melissa Urban, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac.

Subscribe and join the “Doctor Mom” community so you can feel supported on the journey of motherhood and empowered working with your healthcare providers.

Follow the hosts on Instagram @stephgreunke and @drelanaroumell and visit us at doctormompodcast.com

"Doctor Mom" Podcast Stephanie Greunke, RD and Dr. Elana Roumell, ND

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 358 Ratings

Join Stephanie Greunke, Whole30’s registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show and share personal stories so you leave each episode with practical tips to be a proactive parent!

Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Aviva Romm, Dr. Elisa Song, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Lily Nichols, Ali Miller, Melissa Urban, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac.

Subscribe and join the “Doctor Mom” community so you can feel supported on the journey of motherhood and empowered working with your healthcare providers.

Follow the hosts on Instagram @stephgreunke and @drelanaroumell and visit us at doctormompodcast.com

    Rapid Fire Hormone Questions with Dr. Aviva Romm

    Rapid Fire Hormone Questions with Dr. Aviva Romm

    On today's episode, Dr. Elana interviews Dr. Aviva Romm who is both a midwife and a Yale-trained MD and Board Certified Family Physician with specialties in Integrative Gynecology, Obstetric and Pediatrics, with a focus on women’s endocrinology. She’s also a world-renowned herbalist, and author of the textbook, Botanical Medicines for Women’s Health, as well as 7 other books, including The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution and her new book, Hormone Intelligence which is what they highlight in today’s episode! 
    As a practitioner, teacher, activist and advocate of both environmental health and women’s reproductive rights and health, Dr. Aviva has been bridging the best of traditional medicine, total health ecology, and good science for over three decades. Her podcast, articles, books, and online programs are wildly popular and successful, helping women take back their health.
    On today’s episode, they go through a rapid-fire of common hormone-related questions covering preconception, pregnancy, postpartum and even pediatrics!  Tune in so you can feel empowered and equipped with Dr. Aviva’s insights!
    Topics Discussed:
    Why Covid is affecting menstrual cycles  How hormones affect mood What we can do to prevent PPD PMS carb craving tips Postpartum low libido tips Weight loss after baby Why brain fog is common postpartum Postpartum hair loss facts How dairy may affect your kids hormones Premature puberty  How to work with your doctor to ensure optimal hormone testing And so much more! Show Notes:
    New Book  Hormone Intelligence Childbirth Program The Mama Pathway  Podcast Natural MD Radio Podcast Blogs and articles for more information on topics discussed  Listen to today’s episode on our website Aviva Romm MD is both a midwife and a Yale-trained MD and Board Certified Family Physician with specialties in Integrative Gynecology, Obstetric and Pediatrics, with a focus on women’s endocrinology. She’s also a world renowned herbalist, and author of the textbook, Botanical Medicines for Women’s Health, as well as 7 other books, including The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution and her new book, Hormone Intelligence.  A practitioner, teacher, activist and advocate of both environmental health and women’s reproductive rights and health, she has been bridging the best of traditional medicine, total health ecology, and good science for over three decades. Her podcast, articles, books, and online programs are wildly popular and successful, helping women take back their health, She practices medicine in both NY and MA, and lives in the Berkshires of Western MA, and is also the mama of 4 grown children and the grandmama of two little ones. 
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Your Postpartum Reset Nutrition Program with Steph Greunke, RD

    Your Postpartum Reset Nutrition Program with Steph Greunke, RD

    Elana interviews Steph Greunke, RD about her brand new online nutrition program and community, Postpartum Reset! Steph is passionate about teaching moms how to take care of themselves and prioritize their health in the postpartum period. As a mama herself and someone who experienced postpartum anxiety and has helped hundreds of mamas during the transition of pregnancy to postpartum, she empathizes with the struggles and barriers facing new parents. She provides realistic tools and a step-by-step nutrition plan that moves mamas from feeling depleted to repleted and from feeling alone to feeling embraced. In this episode, you’ll learn how the Postpartum Reset can help you thrive as a new parent, learn tools she teaches inside the program, and feel encouraged that there’s hope for you to feel more connected, energized, and resilient as a mama. The postpartum community and step-by-step nutrition program you’ve been waiting for will launch in June 2021. Steph can’t wait to meet you and welcome you in!
    Topics Discussed:
    Why Steph created Postpartum Reset The importance of community when creating habits What postpartum depletion is and who experiences it 3 things to think about when it comes to your postpartum diet Tools to tackle sugar cravings as a mom How to tell if your symptoms are “normal” or if you need more support A special offer for Doctor Mom listeners Show Notes:
    Join Postpartum Reset - join the waitlist now, launches June 2021!  Listen to today’s episode on our website Steph Greunke is a registered dietitian that specializes in prenatal/postnatal nutrition, behavioral psychology, and holds additional certifications in perinatal mental health and fitness. She's the creator of Postpartum Reset, an online program and community dedicated to helping moms nourish their body, mental health, and relationships after baby. Stephanie is committed to building a community of parents who encourage each other and share their own experiences so they know they’re not alone and have resources to feel empowered.
    This Episode’s Sponsors 
    BUBS’ commitment to excellence begins long before the product lands on your doorstep with sustainably sourced products like Collagen and MCT Oil Powder that are free of gluten, soy, nuts and corn.  Visit BUBSnaturals.com for 20% off your entire order on any BUBS naturals product, use code DOCTORMOM
    Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 
    Active Skin Repair is a must have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.
    INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!
    @stephgreunke
    @drelanaroumell
    Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

    • 35 min
    Circadian Fasting and Plant-Based Diets for Women with Dr. Amy Shah

    Circadian Fasting and Plant-Based Diets for Women with Dr. Amy Shah

    On today’s episode, Steph interviews Dr. Amy Shah, a double board certified MD with training from Cornell, Columbia and Harvard Universities. Dr. Amy is also the author of the new book, Why Am I So Effing Tired? A proven plan to beat burnout, boost your energy, and reclaim your life. If you identify with feeling burnt out even though your labs show you look “normal” or if you know there HAS to be a way for you to start feeling more like yourself again, you are going to dig this interview. Dr. Amy shares why it’s so important to tap into our circadian rhythm, why sunlight in the morning can be a game-changer, how plant-based diets can support women’s health and she offers a more intuitive and gentle way to receive the benefits of fasting without wrecking your hormones. You’ll walk away with free, tangible things you can start doing to day to feel a little less effing tired.
    Topics Discussed:
    How to determine if your fatigue and symptoms are actually “normal” How kids and parents can optimize sleep Benefits of circadian fasting vs. intermittent fasting How a plant-based diet can benefit women Is soy harmful or helpful for women Dr. Amy’s four S’s for nutrition: smoothies, soups, salads, and scrambles Show Notes:
    Dr. Amy Shah's Instagram: @fastingmd Dr. Amy Shah, MD Website The Daily Dad emails Listen to today’s episode on our website Amy Shah, M.D., is double board-certified medical doctor and wellness expert specializing in allergy and immunology, hormones and gut health. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University's School of Nutrition and went on to complete her MD, residency and fellowship training at Einstein, Harvard, and Columbia University hospitals. She's been named in the Top Doc list 2016, '17,'18, '19 and '20 by Phoenix Magazine and featured on National TV and magazines such as Elle, People, Shape and Allure. She lives in Phoenix, AZ, loves being active and is married with two children. I'm So Effing Tired is her first book published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
    This Episode’s Sponsors 
    BUBS’ commitment to excellence begins long before the product lands on your doorstep with sustainably sourced products like Collagen and MCT Oil Powder that are free of gluten, soy, nuts and corn.  Visit BUBSnaturals.com for 20% off your entire order on any BUBS naturals product, use code DOCTORMOM
    Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 
    Active Skin Repair is a must have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.
    INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!
    @stephgreunke
    @drelanaroumell
    Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

    • 46 min
    Holistic Skin Care for Kids Sponsored Interview with Active Skin Repair -Dr. Shakha Gillin

    Holistic Skin Care for Kids Sponsored Interview with Active Skin Repair -Dr. Shakha Gillin

    On today's episode, Dr. Elana interviews pediatrician, Dr. Shakah Gillin, MD on the topic of holistic skin care strategies for kiddos. They discussed why Dr. Gillin uses Active Skin Repair in her practice and why she is seeing such great benefits using this with her patients suffering with eczema, skin rashes, sun burns, bug bites, and more! Active Skin Repair is one of this season’s podcast partners and Dr. Elana and Steph believe in their product wholeheartedly. They love sharing trusted brands with you mamas and honored to have the chance to chat with Dr. Gillin to see how she uses it in her clinical practice with the hundreds of kiddos she sees month after month. If after listening to our interview you feel ready to try Active Skin Repair for yourself (I’d be surprised if you didn’t!), please remember to use code DOCTORMOM at checkout to receive 20% off + Free shipping in the US . Visit their website at BLDGActive.com for 20% off and free shipping.



    Topics Discussed:
    Newborn skin care tips Understanding common toddler rashes   Holistic skin care strategies  Chicken Skin/Keratosis Pilaris and what to do about it Eczema root causes and cures Sunscreen pros and cons Why Active Skin Repair has become a staple in many families' medicine cabinets!  Show Notes:
    BLDGActive.com Instagram: @/bldgactive Listen to today’s episode on our website Shakha Gillin, MD, FAAP, has been in North County since 1990. She attended UCSD for her undergraduate education and for medical school. She did her residency at UC Irvine, and was the chief resident at Miller Children’s Hospital in Long Beach. She practiced pediatrics in La Jolla for 5 years and Encinitas for 5 years. She has also worked at a private practice in Newport Beach and at the Rady Children’s Hospital Emergency Department.
     
    Dr. Shakha Gillin has a special interest in preventative care, particularly healthy and active lifestyles for children. She was recognized by San Diego Magazine as a “Top Doctor” annually in their rankings for 2006 through 2019, and as “Best Pediatrician” by Ranch and Coast. She was the founder of the North County Pediatric Journal Club. She previously served on the board of Hanna Fenichel, and was a board trustee at Francis Parker K-12 school. She is a contributing author for AAP HealthyChildren.org and CrossFit.com.
     
    She lives in Del Mar with her husband Scott, a Pediatric Anesthesiologist at Rady Children’s Hospital, and their son Taj. Her twin sister, Vishakha Gigler, M.D. is a dermatologist in Encinitas. In her spare time, Shakha pursues interests in exercising, music, and fashion.
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    Active Skin Repair is a must have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.

    INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!
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    @drelanaroumell
    Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

    • 49 min
    Get Off The Blood Sugar Rollercoaster with Dr. Casey Means

    Get Off The Blood Sugar Rollercoaster with Dr. Casey Means

    On today’s episode, Steph interviews Dr. Casey Means, a Stanford-trained physician, Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder of metabolic health company Levels. Dr. Casey is on a mission to empower individuals with tech-enabled tools that can inform smart, personalized, and sustainable dietary and lifestyle choices. She joins Steph to talk about the impact of nutrition and lifestyle habits on blood sugar, which plays a role in our digestion, mood, energy, hormones, body composition and risk for preventable chronic diseases.  They share how moms can balance their blood sugar through proven, effective strategies to feel more resilient. You’ll also learn how and why we respond differently to even the same food, proving there is no one-size-fits-all diet.
    Topics Discussed:
    What it means to be metabolically healthy How non-diabetics can benefit from using a continuous glucose monitor Alternative options to the Glucola test What Steph has learned by using a continuous glucose monitor How sleep, stress, and hormones impact blood sugar The link between blood sugar and mental health Show Notes:
    Skip the 80k waitlist for a Levels CGM Steph’s blog about blood sugar for moms Listen to today’s episode on our website @levels (instagram and twitter) @drcaseyskitchen (instagram and twitter) www.levelsheatlh.com Casey Means, MD is a Stanford-trained physician, Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder of metabolic health company Levels, and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention. Her mission is to maximize human potential and reverse the epidemic of preventable chronic disease by empowering individuals with tech-enabled tools that can inform smart, personalized, and sustainable dietary and lifestyle choices. Dr. Means’s perspective has been recently featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Techcrunch, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Hill, Metabolism, Endocrine Today, and more. She is an award-winning biomedical researcher, with past research positions at the NIH, Stanford School of Medicine, and NYU.
    This Episode’s Sponsors 
    BUBS’ commitment to excellence begins long before the product lands on your doorstep with sustainably sourced products like Collagen and MCT Oil Powder that are free of gluten, soy, nuts and corn.  Visit BUBSnaturals.com for 20% off your entire order on any BUBS naturals product, use code DOCTORMOM
    Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 
    Active Skin Repair is a must have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.
    INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!
    @stephgreunke
    @drelanaroumell
    Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.
     
     

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Season 3 - What to expect on The "Doctor Mom" Podcast

    Season 3 - What to expect on The "Doctor Mom" Podcast

    Steph and Dr. Elana kick off Season 3 of the “Doctor Mom” Podcast by sharing a sneak peek of the interviews they’ll be offering throughout this season so you can get excited about what’s to come. You’ll get to know these speakers before they join us so you can start learning from them right away. This season is full of powerful interviews with guests like Dr. Amy Shah of @thefastingmd, baby sleep coach Taylor Kulik, Ashley of @getmomstrong, pediatric dentist Dr. Staci, and pediatric skincare expert Dr. Shakha. No matter where you are in your journey to and through parenthood, you’ll walk away from these episodes feeling even more confident as a Doctor Mom.
    Topics Discussed:
    What guests and topics to expect in this season What you’ll learn from this season’s guests Special “Doctor Mom” deals you don’t want to miss out on Show Notes:
    Hungry Root Daily Harvest - Get $25 off your order Listen to today’s episode on our website This Episode’s Sponsors 
    BUBS’ commitment to excellence begins long before the product lands on your doorstep with sustainably sourced products like Collagen and MCT Oil Powder that are free of gluten, soy, nuts and corn.  Visit BUBSnaturals.com for 20% off your entire order on any BUBS naturals product, use code DOCTORMOM
    Enjoy the health benefits of PaleoValley’s products such as their supplements, superfood bars and meat sticks.  Receive 15% off your purchase by using code DOCTORMOM at checkout or head to paleovalley.com/doctormom 
     
    Active Skin Repair is a must have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.
    INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!
    @stephgreunke
    @drelanaroumell

    Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
358 Ratings

358 Ratings

hanhanmag ,

So much info!

So thankful for all these Drs and advice they give! I’ve learned so much from listening to these podcasts and not sure what I would’ve done without them!

Hite Nutrition ,

So supportive and educational

Every time I listen I learn so much and feel a lot more connected to like minded mamas. The community Stephanie and Elana is very supportive and encouraging! I love learning and growing alongside these ladies!!

AleBerilla ,

Thank Heaven for this podcast!

I’m extremely thankful for this podcast and the community this 2 great moms have build around. This podcast has helped me navigate 12 years of motherhood with 5 children and become a healthier family. I’m a health professional trained outside the US. The knowledge to make informed free choices and the confidence I have gained to become the mom I’m now has all been supported by the remarkable work these 2 thriving /flourishing moms. Please keep up the great job.

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