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Pure Nurture Pregnancy and Birth

Apr 28, 2020

Laurel Wilson is a TEDx and internationally known speaker who specializes in Epigenome and Breastmilk, Prenatal Bonding and Brain Development, as well as, Cannabis and Human Milk. Her business,, offers BabyFriendly Hospital support; offering kick off staff education, CEO and CFO education programs, Grand Rounds, staff audits, and intensive staff training. See for more. MotherJourney is a safe and inclusive space welcoming all families, all genders, and all identifications of parenthood.

With over 26 years of experience, Laurel takes a creative approach to working with the pregnant family and perinatal professionals. She's co-author of best-selling books, The Greatest Pregnancy Ever: The Keys to the MotherBaby Bond and The Attachment Pregnancy: The Ultimate Guide to Bonding with Your Baby. She is also a contributing author to Round the Circle: Experienced Doulas Share What They Learned the Hard Way and is the original editor of the CAPPA Lactation Educator Manual. Laurel currently travels the world presenting on hot topics as Social Media and the Pregnant Family, Epigenetics and the Microbiome and First Foods, plus Cannabis and Perinatal Health.

She believes that the journey towards and into parenthood is a life changing rite of passage that should be deeply honored and celebrated.

In this episode:

  • Laurel's work
  • Critical 1,000 days of human development
  • How Laurel got into perinatal work
  • Attachment Pregnancy book
  • Stress and human milk
  • Microbiome
  • Barriers & Tips for Breast or Chestfeeding
  • Impact of cannabis on babies who breastfeed

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