42 min

111. Microbiomes 101: Probiotics, Vaginal Microbiomes, and the Impact of Microbes in Moms and Babies with Ara Katz, Co-Founder of Seed Mommy's on a Call | Integrative Health, Mom Wellness, Working Mom, Entrepreneurship, Parenting and Motherhood

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Ara Katz is a mother, entrepreneur, author and wellness expert. She is the co-founder of microbial sciences company Seed Health and consumer innovations brand, Seed.
Ara's first pregnancy and breastfeeding experience led her to the microbiome and inspired her personal mission to explore the importance and impact of microbes. 
At Seed Health, she leads fundraising, design thinking, brand, insights, commercialization, and the company’s translational work in science communication and storytelling. 
Ara lives in Venice, California with her husband and six-year-old son, Pax and is currently pregnant with her second child.
In this episode, Ara and I chatted about The invisible work - childcare and the roles her and her spouse play as two hard-working startup founders Mindset going into having two children How her mom’s pancreatic cancer inspired her to dive deep into health, care for our bodies and preventative health How her miscarriage before her current child was an eye opener to what she wanted to do with her life What is seeding? The effect of microbes in the prenatal period, birth and environmental What is vaginal swabbing and the effect of breastfeeding on the child’s microbiome The differences in vaginal microbiome and how that can affect reproductive health What she prioritizes in wellness everyday   SPECIAL OFFER: 15% YOUR ORDER AT SEED WITH CODE: MOMMYSONACALL Seed has generously offered 15% off your entire order if you use the code MOMMYSONACALL. If you haven’t tried the adult version of Seed (DS-01™ Daily Synbiotic) then now’s the time to try both the adult and kid versions (PDS-08™ Pediatric Daily Synbiotic) and get 15% your order.
Disclaimer: Seed is not sponsoring this podcast and I am not an affiliate for their products (at least right now). I am a huge advocate for improving the future generations of health and just excited to be a part of sharing their science-backed products.
Follow Ara at Website: seed.com IG: @arakatz / @seed Come join me in my sandbox of life and in this podcast to explore, play and discover something new every single week.
Subscribe and tune in weekly because I know you've yelled "Mommy's on a Call" at least once in the last week!!!
For show notes, visit www.MommysonaCall.com
Stephanie's Website IG: @MommysonaCall // @StephanieUchima

Ara Katz is a mother, entrepreneur, author and wellness expert. She is the co-founder of microbial sciences company Seed Health and consumer innovations brand, Seed.
Ara's first pregnancy and breastfeeding experience led her to the microbiome and inspired her personal mission to explore the importance and impact of microbes. 
At Seed Health, she leads fundraising, design thinking, brand, insights, commercialization, and the company’s translational work in science communication and storytelling. 
Ara lives in Venice, California with her husband and six-year-old son, Pax and is currently pregnant with her second child.
In this episode, Ara and I chatted about The invisible work - childcare and the roles her and her spouse play as two hard-working startup founders Mindset going into having two children How her mom’s pancreatic cancer inspired her to dive deep into health, care for our bodies and preventative health How her miscarriage before her current child was an eye opener to what she wanted to do with her life What is seeding? The effect of microbes in the prenatal period, birth and environmental What is vaginal swabbing and the effect of breastfeeding on the child’s microbiome The differences in vaginal microbiome and how that can affect reproductive health What she prioritizes in wellness everyday   SPECIAL OFFER: 15% YOUR ORDER AT SEED WITH CODE: MOMMYSONACALL Seed has generously offered 15% off your entire order if you use the code MOMMYSONACALL. If you haven’t tried the adult version of Seed (DS-01™ Daily Synbiotic) then now’s the time to try both the adult and kid versions (PDS-08™ Pediatric Daily Synbiotic) and get 15% your order.
Disclaimer: Seed is not sponsoring this podcast and I am not an affiliate for their products (at least right now). I am a huge advocate for improving the future generations of health and just excited to be a part of sharing their science-backed products.
Follow Ara at Website: seed.com IG: @arakatz / @seed Come join me in my sandbox of life and in this podcast to explore, play and discover something new every single week.
Subscribe and tune in weekly because I know you've yelled "Mommy's on a Call" at least once in the last week!!!
For show notes, visit www.MommysonaCall.com
Stephanie's Website IG: @MommysonaCall // @StephanieUchima

42 min