15 episodes

The mission of the C-Section Strong Podcast is to support, encourage, and empower moms who've had cesarean births. This is a shame-free space for moms to acknowledge what they've experienced in their births and discover that their stories matter.

Hosted by Olena Danko, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

The C-Section Strong™ Podcast Olena Danko, MS, RDN, LD

    • Mental Health
    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

The mission of the C-Section Strong Podcast is to support, encourage, and empower moms who've had cesarean births. This is a shame-free space for moms to acknowledge what they've experienced in their births and discover that their stories matter.

Hosted by Olena Danko, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

    Cesarean Birth Story with Hannah

    Cesarean Birth Story with Hannah

    Join us as Hannah Pritchard discusses her cesarean birth and how it affected her postpartum experience. 
    Learn more about C-Section Strong:
    Connect with C-Section Strong™ on Instagram
    Join the private C-Section Strong™ Mamas Facebook Group
    Submit Your Own C-Section Birth Story

    • 52 min
    C-Section Scar Care & Recovery From a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist & 3-Time C-Section Mama

    C-Section Scar Care & Recovery From a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist & 3-Time C-Section Mama

    Amanda Fisher, PT, DPT is a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist, 3-time c-section mama, and the owner of Empower Your Pelvis - Physical Therapy, Health, & Wellness.
    Amanda discusses her path to becoming a pelvic floor physical therapist, her three different cesarean birth experiences, and answers common questions/concerns about c-section scar care and healing. 
    Connect with Amanda on Instagram
    https://www.empoweryourpelvis.com/
    Learn more about Amanda's C-Section Recovery Program
     
    Learn more about C-Section Strong:
    Connect with C-Section Strong™ on Instagram
    Join the private C-Section Strong Mamas Facebook Group
    Submit Your Own C-Section Birth Story

    • 52 min
    Interview with Alice Pickering, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

    Interview with Alice Pickering, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

    Dr. Alice Pickering is a licensed clinical psychologist. In this episode, she talked about the challenges of new motherhood and how it can affect your mental health. This is what ultimately led her to specialize in maternal mental health. We talked about birth trauma, postpartum anxiety, depression, and when and how to get help. Finally, she shared how ALL moms can feel less alone in their postpartum journeys and how to support each other.

    • 46 min
    Bonus: Ella Goldberg, MPH, LCCE on Advocating for Yourself During Pregnancy and Birth, In the Midst of COVID-19

    Bonus: Ella Goldberg, MPH, LCCE on Advocating for Yourself During Pregnancy and Birth, In the Midst of COVID-19

    Ella Goldberg is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator with a Master’s Degree in Public Health. She shared tips for pregnant women about making birth decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, stressing the importance of having credible facts about their questions. She explained the current changes in prenatal care, birth protocols, and how to adapt. She narrowed in on how to advocate for yourself, how to make critical decisions, what to know and ask in stressful and emergent situations.

    • 52 min
    Bonus: Dr. Marta Perez on COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery

    Bonus: Dr. Marta Perez on COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery

    Dr. Marta Perez in an OB-GYN in St. Louis. She discussed the current implications of the coronavirus pandemic on pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Please note that policies and guidelines are changing rapidly, so it's important to check your local hospital for their specific policies on labor and delivery and support people. As always, please reach out to your own doctor or midwife for specific questions or concerns regarding your pregnancy.

    • 26 min
    10: Interview with Leslie Froelich on Infant Loss, A Healing Birth, & Postpartum Mental Health

    10: Interview with Leslie Froelich on Infant Loss, A Healing Birth, & Postpartum Mental Health

    Leslie Froelich is a mother and a postpartum mental health advocate. Join this powerfully vulnerable conversation as she opens up about her journey through a high-risk twin pregnancy, infant loss, pregnancy after loss, a healing birth experience, and her advocacy and mission for postpartum mental health.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Em_125 ,

Thank you

Many many thanks! This podcast has been so helpful after my unplanned c-section.

Ltscsagv ,

Thank you!

This podcast gives me so much hope! Keep going!!

Ynes2 ,

Great Podcast

Wonderful resource for mothers!

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