EP65: The Day We Were BornBabes and Babies add
Elizabeth and her husband Vito bring on their moms to celebrate Mother's Day. Connie and Francie share their journeys through conception, loss and birth. They ask for parental advice since they want to start trying to conceive soon. Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!!
EP64: Am I Doing It Right? w/ Dr. Alexandra SacksBabes and Babies add
Elizabeth is joined this episode by Dr. Sacks who is a reproductive psychiatrist. She sheds light on the transition from pregnancy to motherhood and how the feelings of change are a normal part of the transition. They talk mom-guilt, matrescence and educating around motherhood.RESOURCES INSTA - @alexandrasacksmd FB - @AlexandraSacksMD Alexandra Sacks M.D. is a Reproductive Psychiatrist, co-author of What No One Tells You: A Guide to Your Emotions From Pregnancy to Motherhood, and the host of Motherhood Sessions.
EP63: The Birds Papaya w/ Sarah Nicole LandryBabes and Babies add
In this episode, Elizabeth brings on Instagram sensation, Sarah Nicole Landry. Sarah is an writer, speaker, creator, self love advocate and mama of three. She speaks on self identity as a mom and learning the art of self love in adulthood. Sarah has a huge heart and it reflects in her content and community. She leaves people feeling empowered in themselves and fueled to conquer their dreams.
EP62: Infertility Awareness Week with Dr. Brian KaplanBabes and Babies add
In honor of Infertility Awareness Week, Liz brings on Dr. Kaplan who has been honored every year since 1999 by Castle Connelly on the list of "Best Doctors" in Chicago and America. He is passionate about all things surrounding infertility. They talk IVF, egg donating, surrogacy and education surrounding infertility. Dr. Kaplan has one of the largest and most successful practices worldwide. He gives us tips and leaves us more informed on infertility.
EP61: Mama Said, with Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jenna ParrisBabes and Babies add
Elizabeth is joined in the beginning of this episode by her husband, Vito. They answer a few questions about their wedding and newly wed life. They also have a surprise to share! Elizabeth then brings on Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jenna Parris for an exciting interview. They each have two kids and have launched a podcast called Mama Said. They are passionate about cultivating a motherhood community where no judgment is passed and they can laugh and cry while figuring it all out. They are funny, real and have tons of insights to offer in this exciting podcast!
EP60: Autism Awareness Month w/ Megan CarranzaBabes and Babies add
It is Autism Awareness Month and Elizabeth is highlighting it this episode and answering your questions. She brings on Megan Carranza, who has a six year old son with autism. Megan is a huge advocate and is a wealth of information for parents with kids with autism. 1 in 59 children in the USA have autism yet we aren't taught what signs to look for. Megan opens up the conversation and is so leaves us informed and inspired!
EP59: Surrogacy Part 2 with Amber CampionBabes and Babies add
Elizabeth continues the conversation with friend and surrogate, Amber Campion this episode! Amber addresses vaginal health and how she prevents tearing during pregnancy. She answers all of your questions about surrogacy and tells us how she is preparing to do it again!
EP58: Surrogacy with Amber Campion, Part 1Babes and Babies add
Elizabeth brings on friend and surrogate, Amber Campion this episode! They start with Amber sharing her other birth stories, life on the road and what lead her to surrogacy. She has the craziest birth story with her surrogate baby and she shares her journey as a mom, wife and surrogate.
EP57: Move Your Bump with Nancy AndersonBabes and Babies add
In this episode, Elizabeth has on Miraculous Mama and Health Expert, Nancy Anderson. Nancy is a pre and post natal expert and helps women at every stage; before pregnancy all the way to years after! She saw a need to educate women on health and fitness for pregnancy and created an awesome program she shares with us. She busts some myths and educates us on what all a healthy pregnancy and recovery entails.
EP56: Raising Triplets with Courtnee NovalesBabes and Babies add
Elizabeth begins this episode with her sister, Koryn. They talk about sex and educating your kids in anatomy. They sister chat about periods and buying condoms! They then bring on Courtnee Novales who is Raising Triplets right now. She answers all the questions about being a mom of multiples. She is hilarious and informs us on the best parts of getting triple the love!
EP55: Self Love with Meg BoggsBabes and Babies add
Elizabeth begins this episode with her mom talking about her wedding in Montana. She then brings on Miraculous Mama Meg Boggs who is a writer and creator who has gone global! Meg took her blog and Instagram to share her postpartum body earning attention from moms and global media including Romper, Health, and Pop Sugar. She shares her whole journey through this with us!
EP54: Heart Awareness Month w/ Danielle MaltbyBabes and Babies add
Elizabeth is bringing on special co-host, Danielle Maltby, this episode talking all about Congenital Heart Defect and raising awareness for Heart Awareness Month. They bring on the Miraculous Mama, Lisa Fortenbaugh, to share her story of her daughter Millie leaving us feeling inspired.
EP53: Birth Without Fear w/ January HarsheBabes and Babies add
The Babes are talking about where this season is taking them and the vision for the community. Continuing on in this episode, Elizabeth is interviewing Miraculous Mama, January Harshe. January has 6 kids and is the founder and author of Birth Without Fear. She has started several movements all to create space for judgment free birthing and parenting.
EP52: Season 1 Finale: Best OfBabes and Babies add
Carly, Jade and Elizabeth aka "The Babes" catch up on all of the exciting things happening in their lives. Bella took her first steps, Liz is getting married, and Jade announces her pregnancy. The Babes reminisce this episode on all the amazing friendships and stories that this last year has brought into their lives They thank all of their listeners and guests for a successful Season 1 of Babes and Babies!
EP51: The Bachelor, Wedding Jitters, and Parenting. Q&A w/ The Babes!Babes and Babies add
Carly, Jade and Elizabeth aka "The Babes" answer listener questions this episode! They talk about the Bachelor, wedding jitters, parenting, and marriage. Get to know the Babes a little better as they share and answer your questions.
EP50: An Unexpected Birth StoryBabes and Babies add
Carly, Jade and Elizabeth aka "The Babes" answer behind the scenes questions from The Bachelor before bringing on a special guest with an interesting birth story. Taylor Cadden did not know she was pregnant until she went in to labor. She answers all our questions about her cryptic pregnancy and the wonderful surprise she received.
EP49: Baby and Birth Talk with Desiree SiegfriedBabes and Babies add
Carly, Jade and Elizabeth aka "The Babes" have former bachelorette Desiree Siegfried on this episode to talk about her upcoming birth. Desiree is due any day and has a two year old, Asher, at home. She compares her two pregnancies and shares her birth story with us. She also shares what she has envisioned for baby number two and why she decided to birth a different route. She is an inspiration as she balances mom life and running her own business. Desiree is breath of fresh air and we can't wait to hear her next birth story!
EP48: Resolutions for the New YearBabes and Babies add
Jade, Carly and Elizabeth aka "The Babes" are talking all about what they hope to achieve in the new year. They talk about the lessons that 2018 taught them and the resolutions they will or will not be making. They share resolutions from the listeners to help inspire all those who are still seeking a new years goal!
EP47: Health and Happiness, Cookies and ChristmasBabes and Babies add
The episode Carly has on Heather Thompson who talks all things wellness. She addresses overall health for women including how the beauty industry is effecting our hormones. Heather also give tips on how to boost your kids' immune system this flu season! Liz and Vito get in the Christmas spirit and talk about cookies from around the world and what to leave out for Santa. They also talk about the Christmas traditions the listeners have and what they want to incorporate in their Christmas.
EP46: Tis The Season, Christmas Spirit and Gifts!Babes and Babies add
Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka "The Babes" are getting in the Christmas Spirit this episode. They talk about the traditions they had growing up and what they look forward to doing with their families. They talk Christmas gifts, playing Santa, and they plan on spending this holiday.