Ep. 12 Erica Chidi Cohen And I Get Down To The Details Of Sex-Ed, Labor, Breastfeeding, Miscarriages And More
Erica Chidi Cohen is one of the most intelligent and passionate people I know. She is an educator, author, doula, and the co-founder and CEO of LOOM, which provides empowered health education for everybody. She has written an amazing book that is a must read for all of you soon to be mom’s titled ”Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood—and Trusting Yourself and Your Body". Erica also has an online birth course which is AMAZING! Visit thenurturebook.com and use code WITHWHIT to get 15% off! This episode was recorded before I found out I was pregnant. @ericachidicohen ericachidicohen.com Visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code WITHWHIT to get 20% off your first purchase. Go to frankandoak.com/WITHWHIT to get $25 off your first subscription and try Style Plan by Frank and Oak, completely risk free. Visit thrivemarket.com/withwhit and get 25% off your first order + Free 30 day trial.
Erica Chidi Cohen, co-founder + CEO of Los Angeles women's health education center LOOM, and author of the book Nurture; returns to the show to answer listener-generated questions from periods to pregnancy and everything in between. Roses and Thorns come through with a new meditation suggestion from Steph and we've got an 'Ask Falcon' regarding making new friends in the digital age. Thanks to our partners: Sweat Betty: sweatybetty.com/podcast code: RETROGRADE Cured Nutrition: curednutrition.com code: TSR Rothy's: Rothys.com code: Retrograde Produced by Dear Media.
Understand Your Body, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health with Erica Chidi Cohen
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Birth is a universal experience. The difference in mortality rates for black babies versus white babies (3:18) The importance of becoming body literate for your body (8:20) Why sharing our stories about our bodies removes the shame (11:32) The causes of higher infertility rates today (13:50) What you need to know about birth control (16:45) Ways to manage your stress levels (especially if trying to get pregnant) (19:53) Erica's advice to her 14 year old self (23:51) What it means to be an empath (24:38) How to navigate your sexuality in a relationship (28:27) Why marriage is valuable (31:09) Things to consider when coming out (32:30) How Erica gets loved up (35:42) Links mentioned in this episode: LOOM Clue app The Fifth Vital Sign Heavy Flow Sweetening the Pill The Period Repair Manual Order non-toxic seaweed skincare from Osea and get free shipping with code “GETLOVEDUPFREESHIP” Order Koya’s new book Let Your Fears Make You Fierce Follow Erica: Website Instagram
Erica Chidi Cohen: Loom Co-Founder and CEO, Doula, and Author
This week, Kate takes a new dance class and struggles with her health anxiety, and Doree hits the road for a solo baby-moon and gets back into cooking.Then they welcome doula, educator, author, and co-founder of LOOM, Erica Chidi Cohen. She discusses her career path as a doula, how to offer and receive support during and after pregnancy or miscarriage, why Ariana Grande’s music is self-care, and her 70/30 approach to beauty products.Erica is offering Forever35 listeners 15% off her online birth course, Nuture. Just use the promo code Forever35.Follow us on Instagram: @Forever35podcast,@katespencer,@doree, Twitter:@forever35pod, and in ourFacebook group(password is "serums"). All products mentioned on the show can be found on our website ,Forever35podcast.com. To leave us a voicemail, call 781-591-0390, or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.This episode is sponsored by:Blinkist - Go to blinkist.com/forever to start your 7-day free trial.Skillshare - Visit skillshare.com/forever35 to get two months of unlimited access to Skillshare’s classes.Pretty Litter - For 20% off your first order, go to prettylitter.com and use promo code FOREVER35.Away - For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/serums.Flamingo - Get your Flamingo shaving kit for just $16 with free shipping at shopflamingo.com/forever35.Theme music by Riot. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Erica Chidi is a doula, author and cofounder of LOOM— a center in Los Angeles that provides empowered education from periods to parenting. She has guided thousands of people in their transition from pregnancy to parenthood in her practice and through her book, Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood. Erica and Liz discuss doula care for patients through birth and abortion, how pregnancy effects sex drive and why there’s no such thing as the “best way” to give birth.
In this episode, join Erica Chidi Cohen, author of Nurture, doula, co-founder of LOOM and a champion of women’s rights and reproductive health. Erica discusses how her diverse background of culinary training and studies in art history and media led her to become a successful entrepreneur and educator, supporting and empowering women from family planning, birthing support, reproductive and hormonal health, and menstruation. She also shares with us the self-tools she uses to find clarity and navigate the murky, confusing times we all encounter on our paths. In this episode, we talk about: LOOM, her space that provides education for reproductive empowerment through pregnancy and parenting Inclusivity in the health education and clinical space Her work with Alliance of Moms and community support A multicultural upbringing with Nigerian parents, growing up in the states and then moving to South Africa Her lowest point after college and being unsure of her next steps Finding clarity after doing her Doula training and networking The upward mobility and rigor in the Nigerian culture and how her parent’s reinforcement impacted her self-worth Social media and existing for external gratification vs. internal gratification Choosing to do what you love and can do well Giving yourself small acknowledgments throughout the day Calling in her partner, online dating, and learning how to entertain herself and find autonomy Trying the nursing route and discovering the opportunity to become a doula Overcoming the fears of not making enough money and not having customers show up Setting boundaries with time and putting her business first Losing her half-sister and moving through that experience of loss Launching LOOM and her book, Nurture, in the same month The influence for her business by her college mentor and working in an art gallery The importance of your primary relationships The classes she offers at LOOM Resources: Supported Episode - Vol 7 Reproductive Harmony with Erica Chidi Cohen Alliance of Moms Natural Resources Book - Women Who Run with the Wolves Book - Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood - and Trusting Yourself and Your Body LOOM - Modern education for reproductive empowerment, pregnancy, and parenting. Where to find Erica: Website - ericachidicohen.com Website - thisisloom.com Instagram - @ericachidicohen Instagram - @thisisloom Facebook - @thisisloom Supported Episode - Vol 7 Reproductive Harmony with Erica Chidi Cohen For more information on this episode with Erica, click here To watch the full video on YouTube, click here For more To Be Magnetic: To Be Magnetic TBM Newsletter
Women’s health empowerment educator, coach and doula, Erica Chidi Cohen, joins the show bringing with her both a much needed (if the girls do say so themselves) refresher course on the reproductive cycle and on the female experience. Kicking off with a conversation on the birthing experience she shares facts, insights and trends and leads us on an enlightening and educational journey for women and those who know them.
Erica Chidi Cohen, co-founder and CEO of LOOM, is birth + postpartum doula and author of Nuture, a modern guide to pregnancy, birth and early motherhood. In this episode, Erica & Guru Jagat discuss: Introverted leadership Down + dirty self-care rituals The creative process Ancestral trauma + women in the workplace And much, much more
This week, CEO, author, and nationally recognized doula Erica Chidi Cohen joins Sam on the show. Erica is known for taking a whole-self, support-based approach to pregnancy and parenting, first through her solo doula practice and soon through her upcoming LA-based reproductive wellness center, LOOM. She's knowledgeable, upbeat, and always open to discuss the nuances of her profession. Here she talks to Sam about her unique upbringing in South Africa, her career spent helping families, and keeping it real about the childbirth experience. Website: http://talkeasypod.com/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com