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Mom Genes The Podcast

Finding the right jeans is hard. Accepting your genes is even harder. Whether you wear boyfriend or bootcut, high rise or low rise, this podcast will teach you to accept and respect your Mom bod so you can love the genes you are in! Co-hosts Rachel Coleman, MFT and Tina LaBoy, RD use modern research to bust diet myths, explain the evidence based models of Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size, and get real about body after baby. This podcast will take you on a journey of unpacking your old beliefs about food and weight to increase your confidence, learn to nourish your body, and raise body confident kids. So put on your favorite jeans, pull up a chair, and let’s talk Mom Genes.


This episode of Mom Genes was produced and edited by Rachel Coleman and Tina LaBoy. Thank you to Jerry DePizzo for the music production. You can find Epsidoe information and show notes at, follow us on Instagram @Momgenesthepodcast, and join the Mom Genes The Podcast FB group to find a community of Mamas learning to love their bodies and discussing the episodes.

Dec 14, 2021

The “Bite Sized Education” Series

In our final episode of season 4, we chat about the challenges of self care during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. We celebrate cohost Tina Laboy’s pregnancy while listening to the challenges she is currently facing and announce our plans for the next chapter of our podcast!


Our amazing listeners also wrote in and in this episode we will answer the following question:


Dear Mom Genes,

I am currently pregnant with my third kid and I am noticing the different challenges that this pregnancy has vs. the past pregnancies.  I hear everyone talking about the importance of self care during pregnancy, but honestly I don’t have time.  How is this even possible?  What does self care look like when your life doesn’t feel like yours anymore?  What if I am upset with my body, because it is in pain and is sore and tired?  I need your advice. Thank you! Pregnant Parent


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The information presented in this podcast does not replace individual therapy or nutrition recommendations.