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Natural MD Radio is your place to hear the whole truth on health and natural medicine for women and children, and get the tools you need to take back your health starting now. The focus of this show is women's health, fitness, beauty, natural living, and natural medicine for children. Dr. Romm dishes on everything from thyroid and hormone problems to the truth about antibiotics and vaccinations.

Natural MD Radi‪o‬ Aviva Romm MD

    • Alternative Health
    • 4.8 • 1K Ratings

Natural MD Radio is your place to hear the whole truth on health and natural medicine for women and children, and get the tools you need to take back your health starting now. The focus of this show is women's health, fitness, beauty, natural living, and natural medicine for children. Dr. Romm dishes on everything from thyroid and hormone problems to the truth about antibiotics and vaccinations.

    The Low Down on the Top Prenatal Vitamins and Why You Need One

    The Low Down on the Top Prenatal Vitamins and Why You Need One

    If you’re pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant any time in the next year, preparing your body for a healthy pregnancy and nourishing your growing baby are probably top of mind. Along with eating as well as you can to optimize your fertility and pregnancy health, this is the time many women consider whether or not they should be taking a prenatal vitamin and which one of the many options to choose. In fact, one of the most common questions I get is: do I need a prenatal vitamin? And if so, how do I know if I’m getting a good quality one?
    In this episode I'll share why prenatal vitamins help optimize preconception and pregnancy and what exactly I recommend to the women I work with. Let’s clear the confusion so you can feel confident in the choice you make for your health and baby’s health. 
    For an accompanying article, go to avivaromm.com/142

    • 25 min
    141 The Birth Circle: Facing and Healing Postpartum Anxiety with Gabby Bernstein

    141 The Birth Circle: Facing and Healing Postpartum Anxiety with Gabby Bernstein

    In today’s very special Birth Circle episode of Natural MD Radio I sit down with multi-time-NYT best-selling author, Oprah Super Soul Sunday guest, and dear friend Gabby Bernstein to talk about her experience with Postpartum anxiety.
    After a 3 year journey to conception, followed by a beautiful birth - that I was very blessed to attend - Gabby found herself paralyzed with postpartum anxiety: not eating, not sleeping, afraid to socialize, afraid to leave her house, and in a constant state of fear and despair. In this episode, Gabby shares her experience of facing her postpartum anxiety and her decision to seek help and go on psychiatric medications to get her thru this very painful period of time.
    For show notes, go to avivaromm.com/141

    • 50 min
    140 Soul and Soil: Farming While Black with Leah Penniman

    140 Soul and Soil: Farming While Black with Leah Penniman

    Some of us find our path in life early, whether due to adversity, chance, or some fire in the soul. For me, food activism was my entry point into all the I now do as a midwife, herbalist, and MD, as well as a mom and a human. My guest today also got a fire in her soul that has also shaped her work early on in her life, and helped her to become the remarkable food activist she is today, Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol farmer, author, mother, and food justice activist who has been tending the soil and organizing for an anti-racist food system for over 20 years. She currently serves as founding co-executive director of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York, a people-of-color led project that works toward food and land justice. Join us for this important conversation about building a food system free of racism and other inequalities. Show notes at avivaromm.com/140

    • 48 min
    139 How and Why to Raise an Eco-Conscious Family

    139 How and Why to Raise an Eco-Conscious Family

    I’d love to share some common sense ideas with you on how you can raise your family as an eco-warrior in this podcast. It’s not as hard as you think, it doesn't have to be expensive, I know these options are not cheap, and can be hard to budget for, but what's really convincing, is that the results can be significant. We can’t simply wait for policy makers, industry leaders, or the government to change the course of our planetary catastrophe – and with it – our personal health and safety and that of the next generations. The change has to start with us, how we live, what we teach our children, and our own health depends on the many little choices we make each day. So let's get you started! You can read an accompanying article at avivaromm.com/139

    • 40 min
    138 How Being a Black-Woman-MD Made Home Birth the Best Choice

    138 How Being a Black-Woman-MD Made Home Birth the Best Choice

    In this episode of the Birth Circle I get to sit down with new mama Dr. Jessica Clemons to talk about racial and reproductive justice, and how her experience as a black med student and black pregnant woman impacted her journey to bring her baby boy into this world at home this past April. Dr. Jess, MD, is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University NYU Langone Medical Center. While her work is primarily in providing direct clinical care, her mission is to reduce stigma associated with mental illness, particularly in the Black community. For an accompanying article and links, go to avivaromm.com/138

    • 1 hr 27 min
    137 The Business of Birth Control

    137 The Business of Birth Control

    Join me for a dynamic conversation with Abby Epstein and Ricki Lake about their new documentary - The Business of Birth Control. Looking at the complex relationship of hormonal contraception to women’s health and liberation, their film features the stories of activists, doctors and scientists who are blowing the whistle on how hormonal birth control affects the mind and body. The film revisits the 1970’s Nelson Pill Hearings, where feminists disrupted the proceedings to demand informed consent and follows a courageous group of bereaved parents who are fighting to get warning labels on Yaz and NuvaRing fifty years later.

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1K Ratings

1K Ratings

KCMcNeely ,

Amazing

So much incredible information. Love this podcast !!!!

nataschmilo ,

Must listen for women

Dr. Aviva bridges science, empirically supported evidence with holistic and herbal approach to women’s health. She truly cares for her patients and sharing essential information that most women are lacking. She is truly inspiring and will make you feel empowered in your health and fertility.

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Love Aviva

Aviva is my go-to healthy mama podcast. I like that she offers research based information but also shares about her life. She makes me feel
empowered in being a mama who is trying to do the best for my family.

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