Well-adjusted Mama


A podcast dedicated to educating and empowering women from preconception, pregnancy, birth, and through early motherhood on wellness lifestyle. The host, Dr. Laura Brayton, is a maternity and pediatric chiropractor who has hand-selected experts in natural, holistic health-care specialties to shine light on options and choices during this exciting phase of a woman’s life.


  • WAM028 Optimal Wellness During Pregnancy  Beyond-the Mama Glow Style with Latham Thomas

    WAM028 Optimal Wellness During Pregnancy & Beyond-the Mama Glow Style with Latham Thomas

    23/02/2015 Duration: 36min

    Latham Thomas is a maternity lifestyle maven, women's wellness and birth coach, on the vanguard of transforming the maternal and women's wellness movement.  A graduate of Columbia University and The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Latham is the founder of Mama Glow, a holistic lifestyle hub for women to explore optimal wellbeing.   Her practice provides support to pre/post natal women along their journey to motherhood offering culinary and nutritional services, yoga, and birth coaching services.  She is co-founder of the Mama Glow Film Festival- a platform for maternal advocacy through film and philanthropy which launched in 2011 with Christy Turlington-Burns and Selita Ebanks.   Latham launched the Mama Glow Salon Series in 2012 hosting the East Coast premiere of "More Business of Being Born" and partnered with the Environmental Working Group to launch their co-branded non-toxic pregnancy guide.  Bridging the gap between optimal wellness, spiritual growth, and radical self-care, Latham Thomas is emergin

  • WAM027 Operation Save Uterus with Lorraine Giordano

    WAM027 Operation Save Uterus with Lorraine Giordano

    16/02/2015 Duration: 01h03min

    In September 2008, Lorraine Giordano was diagnosed with atypical uterine hyperplasia.  Due to her history of unresolved health issues, she embarked on a quest to save her uterus from being removed--Operation Save Uterus--and reclaim her mind-body-spirit health.  With her uterus intact, Lorraine Giordano launched "Inspired to Health" in 2012, a company dedicated to helping women let go, de-stress, and bridge the gap from dis-ease to finding their personal healthy way.  Lorraine is certified in Usui Reiki, Quantum Touch, Quantum Energy Transformation, and Integrated Energy Therapy.  She's a 2013 Bronze Stevie Award winner-Women Helping Women and her article "50 Shades of Vegetables" was featured in the Huffington Post.  She also enjoys blogging about female health.  For more information, please visit www.inspiredtohealth.net.  Research risks posed by dioxin, synthetic fibers, and other additives in feminine hygiene products

  • WAM026 Non-Conventional Allergy Treatment with NAET with Dr. Roy Nambudripad

    WAM026 Non-Conventional Allergy Treatment with NAET with Dr. Roy Nambudripad

    09/02/2015 Duration: 50min

    Dr. Roy Nambudripad completed his undergraduate and medical school education at the University of California at Irvine.  He then completed a four-year residency in surgical and clinical pathology at UC Irvine Medical Center, which is the field focused on medical and surgical diagnosis.  Subsequently, Roy spent a year training and getting certified in medical acupuncture through the UCLA/Stanford program under the tutelage of Joseph Helms, MD.   He is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture as well as the Director of Research for the NAR Foundation, an organization focused on researching forms of non-conventional allergy treatment.  In addition, he spent many years training in NAET with his world-renowned mother, Dr. Devi.  He specializes in NAET and medical acupuncture.   His publications have appeared in peer-reviewed medical journals such as Circulation, International Journal of Surgical Pathology, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Global Advances in Health & Medicine.

  • WAM025 Strengthening the Pelvic Floor - A Prenatal Necessity with Dr. Michael Magwood

    WAM025 Strengthening the Pelvic Floor - A Prenatal Necessity with Dr. Michael Magwood

    02/02/2015 Duration: 33min

    Specializing in pediatric and prenatal chiropractic care, Dr. Magwood is certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and in the Webster Technique.  Opening the IM=X Pilates Studios within his practices in Clifton, NJ and New York City has allowed Dr. Magwood to provide additional services to create and build upon spinal correction and physical rehabilitation.   Dr. Magwood provides true family wellness solutions, first and foremost, to educate and adjust children and their families towards optimal health through natural chiropractic care.  Dr. Magwood strives to help people feel less pain, but more importantly, to teach them to think, speak, and behave in ways that are truly uplifting and transformational in their lives.  As a result, people are less dependent on doctors and more confident in their ability to heal.   For more information, please visit his website at www.purebalancecenter.com.

  • WAM024 BioIntelligent Childbirth with Dr. Eden Fromberg

    WAM024 BioIntelligent Childbirth with Dr. Eden Fromberg

    26/01/2015 Duration: 01h03min

    Dr. Eden Fromberg is an integrative, holistic obstetrician/gynecologist and osteopathic clinical professor whose innovative and engaging approach to re-framing the medical dialogue and implementing effective health and wellness strategies with her patients and clients is unique and biointelligent.   Merging ancient wisdom with cutting edge research and innovation, Dr. Fromberg's women's health practice at SoHo OB/GYN in NYC is a sanctuary for truly holistic women's health care.  Dr. Fromberg is also the Founding Director of Lila Yoga, Dharma & Wellness where she teaches and curates BioIntelligent Movement, Integrative Wellness & Yoga for Women, Prenatal, and Fertility programs/teachings.   Dr. Fromberg's extensive and diverse backgroud, years of clinical experience, dedication to caring well for her patients and active interest in current research and innovation give her the opportunity to sort out complex issues and offer a range and depth of options to meet her patients' needs.   In addition to her

  • WAM023 The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth Education with Debra Cerruti

    WAM023 The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth Education with Debra Cerruti

    19/01/2015 Duration: 51min

    Debra Cerruti's knowledge and passion for all things birth-related began with the natural childbirth of her firstborn, Rebecca, in 1990.  Becca's birth inspired her to become a certified Bradley Method Childbirth Educator and spread the word about birth's amazing possibilities and power.   She had a son, Willem, in 1997, and soon after became a D.O.N.A. certified Birth Doula.  She has guided and encouraged many couples on their own unique birthing adventures both in the classroom and in the birthing room. Deb is also a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, teacher of Calm Birth Meditation, Birth Photographer, and professional Actress.  She takes great pride in the way she can communicate and meet couples precisely where they are, then intelligently, sensitively, and with good humor, guide them where they want to be.  For more information about the Bradley Method visit http://www.bradleybirth.com/

  • WAM022 Fertility Visualization with Molly Nichols of Mind Belly Connection

    WAM022 Fertility Visualization with Molly Nichols of Mind Belly Connection

    12/01/2015 Duration: 55min

    Molly Nichols is the founder of The Mind Belly Connection where she helps women world wide, suffering from infertility, discover the deeper mental, emotional, and spiritual causes for their fertility struggles; so they can finally become pregnant and have the family they have always dreamed of.   Molly helps women connect with a deeper sense of self, to heal from the past and to unleash the powerful fertile energy that lies within them.  She is dedicated to honoring each woman where she is today on her journey towards pregnancy and motherhood, inspiring her to see all that is possible for the future of her family and her life.   Molly's own personal seven year fertility journey ended joyfully with the birth of her twins who were conceived through IVF, then two years later to her great surprise she found herself pregnant again, this time from natural conception.  Molly is now the proud mama of three and dedicates both of her pregnancies to the use of fertility visualizations and the healing powers of the mind,

  • WAM021 Benefits of a Postpartum Doula With Jen Kowal

    WAM021 Benefits of a Postpartum Doula With Jen Kowal

    05/01/2015 Duration: 44min

    For almost twenty years, Jen Kowal has been providing restorative, gentle, compassionate, and practical support for families in Northern New Jersey throughout the childbearing year.  Jen is a trained and experienced Birth and Postpartum Doula, a Certified Lactation Counselor, La Matron Quantum Birth Consultant, Sacred Pregnancy Instructor, and Childbirth Educator.  She also provides numerous other services to support the physical and emotional recovery and well-being of the new mother such as placenta encapsulation, Malaysian Belly Binding, and more.   Jen believes that all mothers (and dads/partners) do have a deep inner understanding guiding them in how to best care for their infant.  But with all of the books, workshops, "experts," and unwanted advice out there, we forget how to listen to that intuition.  Jen strives to provide a reassuring and comfortable environment in which parents feel safe exploring their abilities and practicing new skills.  Sometimes simply having an experienced and knowledgeable pe

  • WAM020 Emotional Support with Bach Flower Remedies with homeopath Sarah Jane Coombes

    WAM020 Emotional Support with Bach Flower Remedies with homeopath Sarah Jane Coombes

    29/12/2014 Duration: 32min

    Orginally from Ireland, Sarah Jane's homeopathic practice is now based in Nova Scotia, Canada.  She began her career as a social care worker and later pursued her studies in homeopathy, receiving her license from the accredited Irish School of Homeopathy after four years of training with a postgraduate in homeopathic therapeutics.   Working out of Ireland's only homeopathic dispensary, she gained seven years of experience prescribing for acute illnesses as well as prescribing constitutional homeopathy from her busy private practice.  For more information, please visit her website at www.anewleaf.me. 

  • WAM019 Belly Binding After Birth with Jesika Wachter

    WAM019 Belly Binding After Birth with Jesika Wachter

    22/12/2014 Duration: 23min

    Jesika Wachter is the creator and owner of the Parent Garden, a support network for postpartum families.  She is both a professional postpartum doula and a licensed massage therapist.  To fulfill a life-long interest in the human body, she attended the Academy of Massage Therapy in Jersey City, NJ and passed the NY State licensing test.  She has since become a trained and certified doula, placenta encapsulator, infant massage educator, babywearing consultant, and breastfeeding counselor.   Jesika has worked to educate and prepare expectant families for what is considered the 4th trimester.  The 4th trimester, or the postpartum period, is often overlooked as expectant families focus on childbirth and fail to plan and prepare for life with a new family member.  Jesika provides an unique combination of tools that lays the groundwork so that new parents can relax and enjoy this beautiful and tender period.  Jesika currently resides in Morris County, New Jersey with her husband and two dogs.  For more information,

  • WAM018 Boosting the Immune System for the Winter Season with Dr. Lauri Grossman

    WAM018 Boosting the Immune System for the Winter Season with Dr. Lauri Grossman

    15/12/2014 Duration: 47min

    Dr. Lauri Grossman is a health and wellness expert, thought leader, and an advocate for change in the global healthcare discussion.  Licensed in chiropractic and certified in homeopathic medicine, she pioneered programs in integrative medicine at multiple NYC hospitals.  As the Chair of the Department of International Affairs at the American Medical College of Homeopathy, she worked with leaders from around the globe to reach communities in need and to improve outcomes in disaster relief.   With positions in both conventional medical schools and homeopathic institutions, Grossman is unique in her participation in both schools of thought, her understanding of the concerns of each, and her integrating of the two responsibly.   In her private practice of over 25 years, she has helped thousands of patients to overcome both physical and emotional illness despite heavy work schedules, the stresses of city life, and the demands of juggling work with family.  She has championed the treatment of chronic conditions wit

  • WAM017 Prepare Your Body for Optimal Fertility: Interview with Dr. Denice Hilty

    WAM017 Prepare Your Body for Optimal Fertility: Interview with Dr. Denice Hilty

    08/12/2014 Duration: 01h08min

    Dr. Denice Hilty is passionate about helping individuals and families in New York City create optimal health.  In addition to being a skilled chiropractor, Dr. Hilty has done extensive study and been trained in several additional methods of healing.  In addition to practicing in New York City, she has recently relocated to Providence, RI and plans on expanding her practice there. Understanding that imbalances can show up in the body on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels, Dr. Hilty helps her patients discover the root cause of the imbalance and assists them in releasing and eliminating those issues.  She has found, through her experience, that supporting the body's wisdom and natural state of optimal health yields the best long-term results.   Dr. Hilty is continually expanding her knowledge and skills by studying new ideas and research as well as attending seminars.  This love of learning and helping people is what guided her to become a natural integrative healthcare provider.  Dr. Hilty e

  • WAM016 One Simple Thing You Can Do to Create a Healthy Baby: Microbiome Health During Pregnancy with Dr. Donna Embree

    WAM016 One Simple Thing You Can Do to Create a Healthy Baby: Microbiome Health During Pregnancy with Dr. Donna Embree

    01/12/2014 Duration: 41min

    Dr. Donna Embree has twenty years of clinical experience where she created a system for working with the design of the body, producing rapid, sustainable results, and empowering patients to take responsibility for the healing process.  After word got out about her incredible success in treating patients, other practitioners asked to be mentored and began shadowing her practice.  This led to her passion for teaching and developing a diverse educational curriculum.   Currently, Donna is the President of BioEnergetic Resources and Director of the International College of BioEnergetic Medicine.  She provides advanced training to doctors and other health practitioners on how to address the underlying cause of disease and how to educate their patients.  Her curriculum is based on the concept that the body heals the way it develops and healing is easy if we follow the design of the body.  Over the past nine years, Donna has been consulting with practitioners and working hand-in-hand to help them create the practices

  • WAM015 Maternity and Pediatric Chiropractic with Dr. Claudia Anrig

    WAM015 Maternity and Pediatric Chiropractic with Dr. Claudia Anrig

    24/11/2014 Duration: 37min

    In practice full-time for the past thirty years, Dr. Claudia Anrig is the founder of the first pediatric program that introduced the concept of family wellness through chiropractic, Peter Pan Potential.  She also personally mentors chiropractors with a dream of growing their family wellness practice in the Generations mentoring program.  She is a past president of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and the Gonstead Clinical Studies Society.   She received the Chiropractor of the Year award for 1997 from the World Chiropractic Association, Fellow of the International Chiropractic Association (ICA) in 1997, and Distinguished Service from the ICA in 1998.  Dr. Anrig's textbook, Pediatric Chiropractic, is the first of its kind and is the fastest selling textbook in chiropractic history.  The highly anticipated Second Edition was published in late 2012.  For more information, please visit www.drclaudiaanrig.com.

  • WAM014 Homebirth Interview with Vicki Hedley

    WAM014 Homebirth Interview with Vicki Hedley

    17/11/2014 Duration: 41min

    Vicki Hedley is a certified professional midwife through the North American Registry of Midwives and a Certified Midwife through the American Midwifery certification board.  She graduated from the National College of Midwifery in Taos, NM and is licensed to practice midwifery in NJ and NY. She has 18 years of experience having attended over 500 births in hospitals, birth centers, and homes. She started her midwifery journey as a birth and postpartum doula, doula trainer, and childbirth educator. Vicki is the owner of Seventh Moon Homebirth Midwifery Services with locations in Montvale, NJ and Hoboken,  NJ.  For more information , please visit her website at www.seventhmoonhomebirth.com. 

  • WAM013 Lip/Tongue Tie Nursing Challenges Interview with Rebeca Four

    WAM013 Lip/Tongue Tie Nursing Challenges Interview with Rebeca Four

    10/11/2014 Duration: 44min

    Rebeca Four is the director of Nourishing Wisdom Services based in Hoboken, NJ and is a passionate visionary in the fields of normal pregnancy and birth, breastfeeding and parenting, and wellness through nutrition and lifestyle. She is a leading proponent of a maternity system that acknowledges the normalcy of birth, the importance of nutrition and environmental factors, and the crucial role of mental wellbeing and spiritual connection to the sacredness of pregnancy and birth.  She has many professional qualifications including International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, certified  birth doula, Lamaze educator, HypnoBirthing and Calm Birth educator, among others.  Please visit  her website at www.nourishingwisdomservices.com.  Other resources include www.kiddsteeth.com, www.aap.org, and www.iblce.org.

  • WAM012 Calm Birth with Stephanie Radler

    WAM012 Calm Birth with Stephanie Radler

    03/11/2014 Duration: 30min

    Stephanie Radler, known for her nurturing spirit as well as calm and competent presence, is a well-trained and experienced birth professional who actively promotes holistic gynecology by incorporating eastern modalities to support western medicine.  She serves women and families during pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood as well as periods of transition and loss such as infertility and miscarriage. To learn more about Stephanie, please visit her website at www.doulasupportnyc.com.

  • WAM011 HypnoBirthing with Nicole Buratti

    WAM011 HypnoBirthing with Nicole Buratti

    27/10/2014 Duration: 29min

    Nicole Buratti, RYT, RPYT, CLD (CAPPA), HBCE, CCBE, CLE is a life-long yogi.  She is a registered prenatal yoga teacher and is trained and accredited with the HypnoBirthing Institute as a Certified HypnoBirthing practitioner.  She also is a certified childbirth educator, certified labor doula, and a lactation educator with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association.  Her classes and gatherings offer a sense of community, friendship, laughter, and support.  Nicole is the mother of two boys who were born peacefully and naturally using HypnoBirthing.  Nicole's dream is for every woman to have her dream birth experience.  For more information, please visit www.bendandblossom.com and www.hypnobirthing.com.

  • WAM010 Baby Nutrition in the First Year with Laura Lacey

    WAM010 Baby Nutrition in the First Year with Laura Lacey

    20/10/2014 Duration: 41min

    Laura Lacey, LMT, CNC is a licensed massage therapist and a certified nutritional consultant.  She has been specializing in wellness for women and babies for over fifteen years.  Laura studied massage at the Swedish Institute in NY and got her nutritional certification from Hawthorne University.  She wrote her nutritional thesis on "Baby Nutrition in the First Year."  Laura's practice is based in Jersey City, NJ.  She sees private clients for both massage and nutrition and regularly teaches baby massage and baby nutrition workshops at her studio, local hospitals, and parenting centers.  Laura also offers online courses on infant massage and baby nutrition for clients who are not local at http://lauralacey.com/.

  • WAM009 Prenatal and Postnatal Massage with Mollie Bollers

    WAM009 Prenatal and Postnatal Massage with Mollie Bollers

    13/10/2014 Duration: 29min

    Mollie Bollers, CMT, CIMI is a certified massage therapist, certified infant massage instructor, and doula.  As a prenatal wellness expert, she founded Hoboken Women's Wellness in 2004 and has since helped thousands of expecting families to have healthier, more comfortable pregnancies, and safer, more satisfying and supportive births through prenatal massage, doula services, and coaching.  For more information, please visit hobokenwomenswellness.com.

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