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The Plantiful Mama Podcast is a podcast about women's wellness and conscious living, which encompasses subjects such as yoga, veganism, personal growth, self-love, fertility, pregnancy, mindful ways of parenting, women empowerment, minimalism, mindfulness, & holistic health. Hosted by fertility, prenatal, postnatal and kids yoga teacher, Laurie Lo, each episode is a piece of inspiration to nourish your soul and live in alignment with your true desires .
New episodes released every Sunday | Show notes available at plantiful-mama.com/podcast

Plantiful Mama Podcast Laurie Lo

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The Plantiful Mama Podcast is a podcast about women's wellness and conscious living, which encompasses subjects such as yoga, veganism, personal growth, self-love, fertility, pregnancy, mindful ways of parenting, women empowerment, minimalism, mindfulness, & holistic health. Hosted by fertility, prenatal, postnatal and kids yoga teacher, Laurie Lo, each episode is a piece of inspiration to nourish your soul and live in alignment with your true desires .
New episodes released every Sunday | Show notes available at plantiful-mama.com/podcast

    018: Vegan Parenting, Cosleeping, Breastfeeding in Public, and Positive Natural Birth with Jen Rivera Bell

    018: Vegan Parenting, Cosleeping, Breastfeeding in Public, and Positive Natural Birth with Jen Rivera Bell

    In this episode we will talk about many different parenting topics like raising vegan children, breastfeeding in public, cosleeping, minimalism and zero waste with kids, bilingual children, baby sign language, being a working-at-home mom, intersectional activism and more.
     
    In this episode we explore:
    2:04 Introducing Jen and her family
    2:21 How Jen became vegan
    4:05 Her positive birth stories
    10:16 Los Cuarenta Dias/The First Forty Days
    14:19 Raising healthy vegan children
    17:53 Living away from family and having little support system
    21:17 Breastfeeding in public
    23:57 Why cosleeping & cosleeping with 2 young kids
    26:04 Having sex while cosleeping
    26:44 Practicing zero waste/low waste with young kids
    28:43 Raising bilingual kids
    33:24 Transition from one to two kids
    34:56 How pets reacted to babies
    35:45 Being a working-from-home mom
    37:30 Attachment parenting and gentle parenting
    39:28 Attempting elimination communication with baby Cualli
    40:59 Baby sign language
    42:04 Youtube removing comments on family channel
    43:50 Intersectional activism
    47:54 Book recommendations
    50:19 Documentary recommendations
    51:48 Whats next for Jen
    53:10 Where to find Jen
     
    Show Notes:
    An American Genocide by Benjamin Madley https://amzn.to/2XufH4h
    American Holocaust by David E. Srannard https://amzn.to/2FUPVQI
    The Other Slavery by Andrés Reséndez https://amzn.to/2GaJf1d
    An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz https://amzn.to/2JhTGld
    The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein https://amzn.to/2JrlMtp
    How to Not Die by Dr. Michael Greger https://amzn.to/2S1i1Pi
    Positive Parenting by Rebecca Eanes https://amzn.to/2XvPTcU
    Beyond the Sling by Mayim Bialik https://amzn.to/2XtERoE
    Attachment Parenting by Katie Allison Granju https://amzn.to/2Xsh6sd
    The Unschooling Handbook by Mary Griffith https://amzn.to/2xzcupv
    The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman https://amzn.to/2RVYEH2
    Food Inc
    Earthlings
    Blackfish
    Stink
    13th
    Babies
    Jen's books highlight on instagram https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/18028638388142235/
     
    About Jen:
    Jen Rivera Bell is an indigenous mama of two who is very passionate about our planet, our history, and our current events issues.   She is vegan, and shares her family life on her youtube channel.
     
    Find Jen Rivera Bell
    Jen's Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmqEVEzGt8NXRK3Lotk7UzA
    Jen's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jenriverabell/
    Jen's Website http://www.jenriverabell.com/
     
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    • 54 min
    017: Whole Food Plant - Based Lifestyle And Weight Loss & The Magic Of Potatoes With Healthy Emmie

    017: Whole Food Plant - Based Lifestyle And Weight Loss & The Magic Of Potatoes With Healthy Emmie

    In today's episode, we will talk about whole food plant-based diet focused on starches, how it can help us lose weight and we will also debunk some nutrition myths that we have all been taught in the past.
     
    In this episode we explore:
    2:29 Emmie's health journey
    4:51 How her clients are losing incredible amounts of weight
    8:02 Abundance is the key
    9:45 What are starches
    10:48 Hawaiian Sweet Potatoes
    12:20 Experimenting with diet with her parents
    15:15 Typically day of eating for Emmie and the KISS method
    16:47 How much money you can save eating whole foods
    17:30 Number one weightloss mistakes
    20:37 What she wish she had know when she started her health/vegan journey
    21:55 Do you need to calorie restrict to lose weight?
    23:05 Do carbs make you fat?
    24:23 Where to get protein on a whole food plant-based diet?
    25:52 Where to get calcium?
    28:56 Emmie's guilty pleasure
    29:28 Emmie's role models
    30:09 Book recommendations
    31:15 What projects she is working on right now
    32:08 Where you can find her online
     
    Show Notes:
    Dr McDougall
    Dr Lyle
    Dr. Goldhammer
    The Starch Solution by John McDougall https://amzn.to/2Jf8ZtM
    The Pleasure Trap by Dr. Allan Goldhammer and Dr. Lyle https://amzn.to/2FHviY1
    The Cheese Trap by Dr. Neal Barnard https://amzn.to/2XhhcYb
    Free audiobook on audible http://www.audibletrial.com/Laurielo
     
    About Emmie:
    Emmie, known as Healthy Emmie on YouTube & Instagram, is the creator of the Eat-As-Much-As-You-Want Plant-Based Lifestyle Program. Through her YouTube channel, Instagram, and private coaching program, she educates her tribe - known as the Healthy Hunnies - on how to lose & maintain their ideal weight on a Whole Foods, plant based lifestyle. Starting out as a math teacher in Boston and then deciding to take the leap, move to Australia for a year, and pursue her dream life as a YouTuber and nutritionist, Emmie now operates her business full-time and has chosen to dedicate her life to helping others become the happiest and healthiest versions of themselves.
     
    Find Healthy Emmie
    Website & Program: www.healthyemmie.org
    YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNMWCQx35DQGMjY46e6e_nQ
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthyemmie/?hl=en
    Healthy Hunnies Facebook Group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/thehealthyhunnies/
     
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    • 33 min
    016: Changing Your Life and Replacing Stress with Self-Care with Stress Coach Elie Rogers

    016: Changing Your Life and Replacing Stress with Self-Care with Stress Coach Elie Rogers

    In today's episode our guest, Elie, shares with us tips on eliminating stress, cultivating high energy, and practicing self-care.

    In this episode we explore:
    2:13 Elie's story
    4:27 What started her coaching practice
    6:36 How to combat stress
    9:38 How to cultivate high energy
    13:00 Thoughts on healthy habits
    14:26 Book Recommendations
    14:49 Photo editing secrets
    17:45 The Lifestyle Reset Method
    22:48 Where to find Elie

    ​Show Notes:
    Atomic Habits by James Clear  https://amzn.to/2RsxVlp  
    The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer https://amzn.to/2L8R4rn 
    The Beauty Suit by Lauren Shields https://amzn.to/2FtvVED 
    Rachel Bell Coaching https://www.instagram.com/rachelbell/?hl=en
    Lightroom and Facetune for photo editing

    About Elie:
    Elie Rogers is a stress coach and she is the founder of the Lifestyle Reset Method.  She helps working women eliminate stress, create sustainable habits and take back their lives.

    ​Find Elie Rogers
    Elie's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/elie.rogers.1
    Elie's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elie.rogers/
    Elie's Free Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/balanceforbossbabes/

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    • 24 min
    015: 10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Unconscious Consumption - Conscious Consumerism through Minimalism, Veganism, Sustainable Fashion, Low Waste, Elevated Medias, Cruelty-Free, Natural Birth Control, and more.

    015: 10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Unconscious Consumption - Conscious Consumerism through Minimalism, Veganism, Sustainable Fashion, Low Waste, Elevated Medias, Cruelty-Free, Natural Birth Control, and more.

    In today's episode, we will talk about 10 ways to break the cycle of unconscious consumption.  We will explore conscious consumerism through lifestyles like veganism, minimalism, sustainable fashion, zero waste or low waste, elevated medias, cruelty-free products, eco-friendly products, natural birth control, pet adoption and political activism.

    In this episode we explore:
    1:59 Material's Economy
    3:11 Unconscious Consumption
    4:05 Veganism
    6:12 Minimalism
    7:06 Sustainable Fashion
    8:40 Zero Waste/Low Waste
    11:35 Elevated Medias
    12:35 Cruelty-Free Products
    13:33 Eco-Friendly Products
    14:16 Natural Birth Control
    15:00 Adopt, Don't Shop
    17:56 Get Political

    Show Notes:
    The Story of Stuff Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GorqroigqM&ab_channel=TheStoryofStuffProject


    VEGANISM
    Veganism By the Bests https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvJh8_RoX-cVWtJr7C1GURsEboOYfnhpv
    Vegan Resources page https://www.plantiful-mama.com/vegan-resources.html
    James and Carly https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcKFPLxaWvKMwbjd5GjhzKg?&ab_channel=James%26Carly
    Earthling Ed https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVRrGAcUc7cblUzOhI1KfFg?&ab_channel=EarthlingEd
    Pick Up Limes https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq2E1mIwUKMWzCA4liA_XGQ?&ab_channel=PickUpLimes
    NutritionFacts.org https://www.youtube.com/user/NutritionFactsOrg?&ab_channel=NutritionFacts.org
    Vegetarian Society of Hawaii https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClWvuf-DKVw1uooIfrXoLvQ?&ab_channel=vshvideo
    Cowspiracy
    What the Health
    Food Inc.
    Earthlings
    Blackfish
    Dominion
    Unity
    Before the Flood


    MINIMALISM
    Minimalism by the Bests playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvJh8_RoX-cWZjfSNs0s4nLog6kYna7zN

    MJ Gordon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkVxD43Khwg&list=PLLb3SkqETCSOdeaDIi6e8H4_LvU2raANL&ab_channel=MJGordon
    Pick Up Limes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24IDJfPCHZM&list=PLyg91lY5j03Kj183LfnN9ELKcy2eIEnjH&ab_channel=PickUpLimes
    Matt D'Avella https://www.youtube.com/user/blackboxfilmcompany?&ab_channel=MattD%27Avella
    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
    Less by Rachel Aust
    Leo Babauta books


    SUSTAINABLE FASHION
    Kristen Leo https://www.youtube.com/user/KristenElleTV
    The True Cost documentary


    LOW WASTE
    Zero Waste by the Bests playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvJh8_RoX-cWHByBv_dAhKkIZWqtlLin4
    Sustainably Vegan https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkq2gEWE-i647M71bh7zDxA
    Allie Cherry https://www.youtube.com/user/allinicolecherry
    The Fairly Local Vegan https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ3cJEWlDyZfeyOLSDjR7fw
    Trash is For Tossers https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgjw6tZNyjR_8zIFDsIPpww
    Jamie Kate Adoc https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdlqhC521DVvVsQVi0BMn0g
    Plastic Paradise
    Plastic Ocean
    The Age of Stupid
    Cowspiracy
    This Changes Everything
    ​Athorpocene


    CRUELTY-FREE
    Ethical Elephant https://www.instagram.com/ethicalelephant/


    ECO
    Dr Bonner's
    Meyer's
    Seventh Generation
    Live Clean
    EverySuperwoman https://www.instagram.com/everysuperwoman/


    NATURAL BIRTH CONTROL
    FemmeHead https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRxM7IbVgPEOPvi_2qBd3mw
    Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler



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    • 20 min
    014: Pregnancy, TTC, Miscarriage and Pregnancy after Loss w/ Victoria Zimmerman from Femme Head

    014: Pregnancy, TTC, Miscarriage and Pregnancy after Loss w/ Victoria Zimmerman from Femme Head

    In this second part of our interview with Victoria Zimmerman, we will talk about Victoria's experience with her pregnancy, her TTC journey, experiencing a miscarriage and pregnancy after loss, and some her ideas about parenthood.
     
     
    In this episode we explore:
    2:01 How is Victoria's pregnancy going so far
    2:53 The most challenge thing about her pregnancy
    4:14 Vegan diet during pregnancy and pregnancy cravings
    6:16 Nuggets of wisdom for first time pregnant mamas
    8:00 What she didn't expect during pregnancy
    10:58 Traveling while pregnant
    12:16 Pregnancy items she swears by
    14:16 Preparing for the arrival of baby while practicing minimalism
    18:14 Victoria's miscarriage experience
    23:36 Getting pregnant after loss
    27:51 Dealing with the fear and anxiety when pregnant after a miscarriage
    29:34 Victoria's TTC (Trying to Conceive) Journey
    32:00 Boosting quality cervical fluid
    34:58 Managing expectation each month of TTC
    37:33 Parenting philosophies
    39:56 Will they raise baby vegan?
    40:54 Will they homeschool their children?
    42:32 Traveling with a baby
    43:36 Balancing family life with Youtube/Business
    45:27 Dealing with criticism during pregnancy and with children
    47:14 Book recommendations for pregnancy and parenting
    49:48 Where you can find Victoria
     
    Show Notes:
    Victoria's pregnancy playlist on youtube https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLorz8Ic76UANGalHk9Bee9dmlVWklPeZj Things I didn't know/understand about pregnancy https://youtu.be/xU1qEf_bVe4 What I wish I had known before trying to get pregnant https://youtu.be/0hZueizMptM Things I did before I got pregnant https://youtu.be/yidEv8DWADo Boosting Your Cervical Fluid  blog post http://femmehead.com/blog/2019/3/1/boosting-cervical-fluid-quality-improving-my-luteal-phase Bringing Up Bébé by Pamela Druckerman https://amzn.to/2IGNAcJ The Importance of Being Little by Erika Christakis https://amzn.to/2MRjWGY NurtureShock by Ashley Merryman and Po Bronson https://amzn.to/2MOszSV The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone https://amzn.to/2KN3mp0 Birthing From Within by Pam England and Rob Horowitz https://amzn.to/2RgJ7RU Victoria's bookshelf http://femmehead.com/bookshelf  
    About Victoria:
    Victoria is the creator of Femme Head, a platform empowering women with the knowledge and understanding of their menstrual cycle.  She has build a growing community of over 80,000 subscribers on her youtube channel. She's also vegan and is a minimalist and also shares videos on those topics. She's currently in the 3rd trimester of her pregnancy.  She is now sharing her vegan pregnancy journey on her Youtube Channel.
     
    Find Victoria Zimmerman/FemmeHead
    FemmeHead YouTube https://www.youtube.com/femmehead
    FemmeHead website http://femmehead.com/
    Victoria’s Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thefemmehead/
    Victoria's Vlog Channel  https://www.youtube.com/user/victoriajones3647
     
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    • 51 min
    013: Period Positivity, Natural Birth Control & Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) w/ Victoria Zimmerman from Femme Head

    013: Period Positivity, Natural Birth Control & Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) w/ Victoria Zimmerman from Femme Head

    In this episode we will discuss menstrual cycle, the female body, natural birth control and all this knowledge we unfortunately are not being taught in school but that is so important for us to understand.
     
    In this episode we explore:
    3:57 Victoria's story and what drove her to create Femme Head
    8:11 What every woman should know about body literacy
    10:31 period positivity and why we need a positive conversation surrounding menstruation
    14:12 Debunking menstruation and birth control myths
    16:20 Victoria's experience with the pill and why she stopped using hormonal birth control
    20:38 Phases of the menstrual cycle
    21:14 The Fertility Awareness Method and the Sympto-Thermal Method
    24:21 Charting your cycle
    25:39 FAM for pregnancy achievement vs pregnancy prevention
    26:41 Victoria's first period story
    30:06 Celebrating menstruation
    31:42 Book recommendations for women wanting to learn about their bodies and their cycles
    34:11 What is FemmeHead up to?
     
    Show Notes:
    Victoria's FAM + Charting playlist on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLorz8Ic76UAMOVfr3Sa-INKCzL3o_mvGs Period Repair Manual by Lara Briden https://amzn.to/2MOP1eA Kindara App https://www.kindara.com/ Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler https://amzn.to/2WHFghU The Optimized Woman by Miranda Gray https://amzn.to/2MNjSIo WomenCode by Alissa Vitti https://amzn.to/2MJaEwz My Little Red Book edited by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff https://amzn.to/2MPGvfd The Pill: Are You Sure It's For You by Alexandra Pope and Jane Bennett https://amzn.to/31xMIzR The Red Tent by Anita Diamant https://amzn.to/2ReuqyS My First Period video https://youtu.be/6n8-1xg873Y Chart Your Cycle http://femmehead.com/chart-your-cycle  
    About Victoria:
    Victoria is the creator of Femme Head, a platform empowering women with the knowledge and understanding of their menstrual cycle.  She has build a growing community of over 80,000 subscribers on her youtube channel. She's also vegan and is a minimalist and also shares videos on those topics. She's currently in the 3rd trimester of her pregnancy.
     
    Find Victoria Zimmerman and Femme Head
    FemmeHead YouTube https://www.youtube.com/femmehead
    FemmeHead website http://femmehead.com/
    Victoria’s Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thefemmehead/
     
     
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    • 36 min

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