07: Raising Healthy Eaters with Dr. Rachel Schwartzman
The Joyous Health Podcast
Sharing strategies to raise healthy and resilient children is a topic we're deeply passionate about at Joyous Health and there was no better person to speak to this than Dr. Rachel Schwartzman who is a licensed naturopathic doctor, birth doula and mom to three busy kids. In this episode we discuss: Rachel's childhood dream of becoming a medical doctor and how it evolved into studying anthropology and becoming a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Raising kids around food The importance of baking and cooking with kids from a young age Tips on managing picky eaters "Out of sight out of mind" when it comes to sugar The most important consideration for stocking a healthy kitchen Letting kids discover how food makes them feel Understanding picky eaters (and why they may not actually be as "picky" as you think) Making small targets for kids instead of proposing lofty goals Getting kids interested in different foods by eating "family-style" Exposing your kids to a variety of foods, herbs and flavours as young as you can Halloween in Rachel's home Managing kids, the Bump To Baby Show and a clinic + how she does it all Homeopathic essentials for kids Natural supplements for kids SHOW NOTES: https://bejoyo.us/raisehealthyeaters
Episode 29: Combining Naturopathic and Birth Doula Support with Rachel Schwartzman
To Birth and Beyond
Today, we speak with our friend, Rachel Schwartzman, about the combination of naturopathic and birth doula support. How do the two fit together to create a complete support system? What are the roles of each pre and postpartum? And even which prenatal vitamins are best - and what Rachel recommends for people who struggle to swallow them!