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Operation M.I.S.T. was started by two physical therapists, Dr. Katherine Sylvester and Dr. Jessica Thompson, to combat the maternal mortality crisis in the U.S. By monitoring women's health through wearable technology daily, Operation M.I.S.T. is an innovative solution in the fight for health equity.

Our vision for this podcast is to educate and empower women to survive and thrive through the entire womanhood journey!

Listen and subscribe for advice from professionals, truth telling from women like you, and testimonials from MIST moms. Visit https://www.operationmist.org to learn more.

The Operation M.I.S.T. Podcast: Tackling the Maternal Health Crisis Operation M.I.S.T.

    • Health & Fitness
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Operation M.I.S.T. was started by two physical therapists, Dr. Katherine Sylvester and Dr. Jessica Thompson, to combat the maternal mortality crisis in the U.S. By monitoring women's health through wearable technology daily, Operation M.I.S.T. is an innovative solution in the fight for health equity.

Our vision for this podcast is to educate and empower women to survive and thrive through the entire womanhood journey!

Listen and subscribe for advice from professionals, truth telling from women like you, and testimonials from MIST moms. Visit https://www.operationmist.org to learn more.

    Episode 20: Greater Later- Surviving Postpartum Cardiomyopathy

    Episode 20: Greater Later- Surviving Postpartum Cardiomyopathy

    Starlynn was given a life expectancy of 38 months last June after a long battle with postpartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM). Listen to learn the symptoms that she was experiencing early postpartum that were ignored at multiple ER visits. 

    She finished her degree and is currently fulfilling her dream of being a teacher. She continues to raise her now 5 year old son and teach with a joy that surpasses all understanding. 

    We are joining in her belief that “it will get greater later!” Since the recording of this episode, Starlyn had an LVAD placed. We are in faith that her heart transplant is coming! 

    Facebook support group for those with PPCM https://www.facebook.com/groups/17931387304/?ref=share (https://www.facebook.com/groups/17931387304/?ref=share)

    *If you are interested in learning more about Operation M.I.S.T. and how we are monitoring mothers remotely between doctor's visits to detect complications faster to promote healthier pregnancies, deliveries, and postpartum journeys, please head to our website https://www.operationmist.org/ and follow us on instagram @operationmist.

    • 43 min
    Episode 19: The Rollercoaster of Conception to Postpartum with MIST Mom Amber

    Episode 19: The Rollercoaster of Conception to Postpartum with MIST Mom Amber

    In this episode, co hosts Drs Jessica and Katherine, interview their colleague and MIST mom, Dr. Amber Holmes. This episode is filled with real-ness and giggles as we unpack her journey from a 2nd trimester miscarriage, unexpected second pregnancy, navigating the maternal healthcare system without insurance, birth, and critical health changes postpartum. You will hear how having the guidance and surveillance of Operation M.I.S.T. in addition to the education from our monthly meetings empowered her to have a successful birth and even consider having another one! You want to grab your popcorn and your friends to listen to this episode! There is a surprise segment in the end!

    Show Amber some love via her email holmesamber12@gmail.com.

    *If you are interested in learning more about Operation M.I.S.T. and how we are monitoring mothers remotely between doctor's visits to detect complications faster to promote healthier pregnancies, deliveries, and postpartum journeys, please head to our website https://www.operationmist.org/ and follow us on instagram @operationmist.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 18: Benefits of Birthing in a Birth Center with Stephanie Curtis, CNM

    Episode 18: Benefits of Birthing in a Birth Center with Stephanie Curtis, CNM

    Did you know that you don't have to give birth in the hospital or your home? There is a happy medium in birth centers and they have great statistics on birth outcomes to prove it. In this episode, co host and founder of Operation MIST, Katherine, interviews certified nurse midwife, Stephanie Curtis, on her experience working with moms. 

    *If you are interested in learning more about Operation M.I.S.T. and how we are monitoring mothers remotely between doctor's visits to detect complications faster to promote healthier pregnancies, deliveries, and postpartum journeys, please head to our website https://www.operationmist.org/ and follow us on instagram @operationmist.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 17: Mama, You Need Direct Primary Care

    Episode 17: Mama, You Need Direct Primary Care

    Co-hosts Jessica and Katherine interview Dr. Jennifer Evans, a direct primary care physician servicing middle Georgia. Dr. Evans is a mom of two and discusses her experiences navigating the maternal health system as both a provider and a patient. Listen to learn how primary care physicians can help us as early as adolescence prepare our bodies to better achieve and sustain pregnancy as well as thrive postpartum. 

    Connect with Dr. Evans at https://rejuvenantfamilyhealth.com/ and @rejuvenantfhc_ga on Instagram. 

    *If you are interested in learning more about Operation M.I.S.T. and how we are monitoring mothers remotely between doctor's visits to detect complications faster to promote healthier pregnancies, deliveries, and postpartum journeys, please head to our website https://www.operationmist.org/ and follow us on instagram @operationmist.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 16: Birth Trauma is Not Always Physical

    Episode 16: Birth Trauma is Not Always Physical

    What happens when your second birth doesn't meet the expectations of your first? Dr. Allison Zebron, PT, DPT graciously shares with us the contrast between her first birth, which was midwife led, and her second birth.  Keep listening for some plant based nutrition guidance! Follow the instructions below to win a free plant based mini recipe guide or plant based consultation with Dr. Zebron!
    Follow Dr. Zebron @thebirthpt on Instagram
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    *If you are interested in learning more about Operation M.I.S.T. and how we are monitoring mothers remotely between doctor's visits to detect complications faster to promote healthier pregnancies, deliveries, and postpartum journeys, please head to our website https://www.operationmist.org/ and follow us on instagram @operationmist.

    • 51 min
    Episode 15: Compassion Yields Rainbows with Tabria Corprew

    Episode 15: Compassion Yields Rainbows with Tabria Corprew

    Trigger Warning: The following episode includes sensitive topics like pregnancy loss, infant loss, and traumatic birthing experiences. We advise that you take whatever measures needed to make yourself comfortable during our discussion. This may include listening with a loved one or pausing audio to breathe or reflect. If you rock with us long enough, you'll see the rainbow. 

    In this episode, founder and therapist of Compassionate Counseling & Support Services, LLC, Tabria Corprew sits down to talk with us about how the lack of compassion in her first birth experience made her aware of what she deserved in her next. Don't get too wrapped up in the storm, she and her support system turned it all into a beautiful rainbow. Connect with Tabria at www.compassionatecounselingllc.net. Email: hello@compassionatecounseling.sprucecare.com Phone: 912-325-9855

    *If you are interested in learning more about Operation M.I.S.T. and how we are monitoring mothers remotely between doctor's visits to detect complications faster to promote healthier pregnancies, deliveries, and postpartum journeys, please head to our website https://www.operationmist.org/ and follow us on instagram @operationmist.

    • 53 min

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