Heal Your Roots Podcast

Nourishing the Mind and Body: Functional Medicine and Pregnancy Health

May 08, 2024 Heal Your Roots Wellness Season 3 Episode 12
Nourishing the Mind and Body: Functional Medicine and Pregnancy Health
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Heal Your Roots Podcast
Nourishing the Mind and Body: Functional Medicine and Pregnancy Health
May 08, 2024 Season 3 Episode 12
Heal Your Roots Wellness

In this enlightening episode, Mari Kharroubi, a bilingual pediatric speech-language pathologist and dedicated pregnancy coach, shares her deeply personal journey from overcoming learning disabilities to pioneering holistic approaches in maternal health. Listen as she explains the transformative impact of functional medicine on pregnancy, nutrition, and emotional well-being.

Key Takeaways:

  • Overcoming Speech and Language Challenges: Learn how Mari's early struggles with learning disabilities inspired her to become an advocate and speech-language pathologist.
  • Functional Medicine's Power: Discover Mari's journey into functional medicine after becoming disillusioned with traditional treatments.
  • Nutrition and Cellular Health for Pregnancy: Understand the importance of nutrition and cellular health for a healthy pregnancy, especially at advanced maternal ages.
  • Emotional Healing in Pregnancy Preparation: Recognize the crucial role emotional healing plays in preparing for pregnancy.
  • Nutrient-Dense Foods for Maternal Health: Get practical advice on the best foods and supplements to support maternal and fetal health.

Episode Highlights:

[00:00] Dealing with Speech and Language Disorders in Children

[05:57] Shifting to Functional Medicine

[14:36] Achieving a Healthy Pregnancy at 39

[22:11] Preparing for Pregnancy with Emotional Healing

[27:14] Importance of Hydration and Minerals

[34:37] Nutrient-Dense Foods and Supplements for Pregnancy

[41:27] Personalized Pregnancy Coaching

Mari also reflects on her own health struggles, including fibromyalgia and Bell’s Palsy, and how functional medicine improved her health and her ability to serve her clients.

Whether you're a healthcare professional, an expecting mother, or simply curious about holistic health, this episode provides valuable insights and practical strategies.

Learn more on our website at https://bit.ly/HYRP-Nourishing-Mind-and-Body 

Disclaimer: This episode is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional therapy.

Check out the rest of the Heal Your Roots Podcast episodes at our website.

Learn more about Heal Your Roots Wellness

Show Notes

In this enlightening episode, Mari Kharroubi, a bilingual pediatric speech-language pathologist and dedicated pregnancy coach, shares her deeply personal journey from overcoming learning disabilities to pioneering holistic approaches in maternal health. Listen as she explains the transformative impact of functional medicine on pregnancy, nutrition, and emotional well-being.

Key Takeaways:

  • Overcoming Speech and Language Challenges: Learn how Mari's early struggles with learning disabilities inspired her to become an advocate and speech-language pathologist.
  • Functional Medicine's Power: Discover Mari's journey into functional medicine after becoming disillusioned with traditional treatments.
  • Nutrition and Cellular Health for Pregnancy: Understand the importance of nutrition and cellular health for a healthy pregnancy, especially at advanced maternal ages.
  • Emotional Healing in Pregnancy Preparation: Recognize the crucial role emotional healing plays in preparing for pregnancy.
  • Nutrient-Dense Foods for Maternal Health: Get practical advice on the best foods and supplements to support maternal and fetal health.

Episode Highlights:

[00:00] Dealing with Speech and Language Disorders in Children

[05:57] Shifting to Functional Medicine

[14:36] Achieving a Healthy Pregnancy at 39

[22:11] Preparing for Pregnancy with Emotional Healing

[27:14] Importance of Hydration and Minerals

[34:37] Nutrient-Dense Foods and Supplements for Pregnancy

[41:27] Personalized Pregnancy Coaching

Mari also reflects on her own health struggles, including fibromyalgia and Bell’s Palsy, and how functional medicine improved her health and her ability to serve her clients.

Whether you're a healthcare professional, an expecting mother, or simply curious about holistic health, this episode provides valuable insights and practical strategies.

Learn more on our website at https://bit.ly/HYRP-Nourishing-Mind-and-Body 

Disclaimer: This episode is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional therapy.

Check out the rest of the Heal Your Roots Podcast episodes at our website.

Learn more about Heal Your Roots Wellness