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As a mom of color, you face unique obstacles that often get left out of the maternal conversation. To the sister struggling to figure this mom-thing out, we’ve got you. Mahogany Moms exists to support and educate mamas while normalizing the challenges of motherhood that we all face. We believe “Knowledge is power,” so we’ll be talking to experts about health, education, money, & everything else that comes with raising healthy, happy kiddos. Tune in every other Wednesday at noon as we gather, uplift, and encourage moms on this journey called "motherhood."

Mahogany Moms Dr. Richelle Whittaker

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

As a mom of color, you face unique obstacles that often get left out of the maternal conversation. To the sister struggling to figure this mom-thing out, we’ve got you. Mahogany Moms exists to support and educate mamas while normalizing the challenges of motherhood that we all face. We believe “Knowledge is power,” so we’ll be talking to experts about health, education, money, & everything else that comes with raising healthy, happy kiddos. Tune in every other Wednesday at noon as we gather, uplift, and encourage moms on this journey called "motherhood."

    An Excerpt for What's To Come from Dr. Chelle

    An Excerpt for What's To Come from Dr. Chelle

    This episode is a sneak peek at what I'll be working on while I'm on hiatus.  I'm still working out the details but this topic of raising sons is something near and dear to my heart.  I believe God gave me a  heart for boys long before I became a mom and had sons of my own.  I hope you enjoy the excerpt and be sure to stay tuned into the podcast!  If you have any feedback to offer or love the excerpt, please share with me via text @ 1.833.638.5442!


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    • 18 min
    New Host Introduction- Mrs. Laquisha Williams

    New Host Introduction- Mrs. Laquisha Williams

    It's another episode of the Mahogany Moms podcast.  This episode is bittersweet as I will be going on hiatus from the podcast to work on this new thing that God has placed on my heart.  However, I believe He has sent someone that will serve as a great host for the podcast in my absence.  She is a woman of faith, a mom, wife, and the founder of Momma Moves.  This episode is all about who she is, how we met, and how she came to be the new host of the podcast.  I believe Mrs. Laquisha will inspire, motivate, and challenge you to be all that God says you are.  Enjoy!


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    • 10 min
    Announcement!!!

    Announcement!!!

    This is an announcement.  There are some changes coming to the Mahogany Moms podcast and I wanted to share them with you.  Stay tuned for additional episodes this week to learn more about what's coming and what we're doing over here with Mahogany Moms podcast!


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    Millennial Moms & Motherhood: What's the Tea?

    Millennial Moms & Motherhood: What's the Tea?

    On today's podcast,  we are talking with Arielle Ryan.  Arielle is a copy editor, podcast host, and mom of multiples.  She shares with us her journey into motherhood- both the high and lows.  She discusses how pregnancy and motherhood changed her perspective on her career aspirations.  She also shares her experience in the industry while pregnant and after.  Arielle really gives us the tea on her experience and how difficult it can be to navigate working and motherhood. If you're looking for an inspiring, funny, and transparent account of motherhood, tune in!

    This is also mental health awareness month and I want to be sure to provide resources, if you find yourself feeling sad, unfulfilled, or just needing a listening ear.  Here is a list of a variety of therapy directories that may can assist you with finding the therapist for you.

    IG: @arielle-ryan

    IG: @themillenniherpodcast

    www.mahonganymomspodcast.com




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    • 36 min
    Conversation Starter: Transparency vs. Vulnerabilty

    Conversation Starter: Transparency vs. Vulnerabilty

    This will most likely be your only conversation starter of 2022.  I saddened by so many people committing suicide.  It seems that its happening on a more consistent basis here lately.  I don't have the answer on how to prevent it but I do believe that having someone to be vulnerable could be helpful.  Its interesting to me that so many women have said they don't have a person that they can do that with.  That in and of itself is heartbreaking.  So, I want to encourage you moms to be intentional about finding someone you can be vulnerable with, and then actually laying your feelings and/or emotions bare.  I believe it has the power to transform lives!

    Website: www.mahoganymomspodcast.com


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    • 6 min
    Everything you Need to Know and Hadn't Heard about the Pelvic Floor

    Everything you Need to Know and Hadn't Heard about the Pelvic Floor

    On today's episode of the podcast,  we are talking with Dr. Juan Michelle Martin.  Dr. Martin is a physical therapist specializing in the pelvic floor, doula, wellness coach, and mom of two.  She shares with us what a physical therapist does and how she may be able to help women with issues from the belly button on down.  She discusses what drew her to physical therapy and how she loves to take her patients from the point of pain to being functional.  Dr. Martin talks with about diastasis recti, ligament pain in pregnancy, and the mind-body-connection.  She takes us to school and drops many gems for us.  If you have questions about bladder leakage, pain in pregnancy, numbness after caesarean birth, this is an episode you don't want to miss!

    Be sure to check out the resources below, if you are dealing with mental health challenges and/or grief of a child.  Also, help a postpartum mom out and buy her a journal !

    Thanks for listening!

    Dr. Juan Michelle Martin's website: https://www.jmmhealthsolutions.com/

    IG: @pelvicperspectivehttps:

    Email: info@jmmhealthsolutions.com

    Mental Health Resource: http://www.providentialcounseling.com/blog/minoritymentalhealthmatters

    Grief Resource for loss of a child: https://blackangelmom.com/

    90 Day Journal for moms: http://www.burpsbibsandbreakdowns.com/

    PODCAST WEBSITE: www.mahoganymomspodcast.com


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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

RCEmpowers ,

She’s not afraid of any topic

One of the things that I absolutely love about Dr. Chelle is that she is not afraid to tackle the tough topics! I am also glad to hear a podcast that features women of color and the multi-faceted experience of motherhood. Thank you Dr. Chelle!

Toya T. ,

What a wonderful space to gain wisdom, encouragement and tools as you navigate the many terrains of motherhood. It is refreshing to hear the journeys of mothers with various experiences and to know that you aren’t alone.

allie🌿 ,

Great content. Thank you!

Dr. Chelle is an important voice in the momcaster space (and beyond). Her episode on asking for help was really helpful and I love the candid conversations about the mothering journey.

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