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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.

Apr 20, 2021

The "Myth Busters" Series

The impact of stigmatization and discrimination on one’s body trust and body attunement is significant, which is why continuing to dismantle body hierarchies in our society must be at the foundation of the body positive movement. When one is navigating our society in their gender identity or sexuality, a relationship with one’s body and food intake can be impacted. We are passionate about busting myths so that all bodies can be safe to exist in this world, so this week we are busting the myth that…. cisgender is the gender norm and the typical family system is a heterosexual household.”

Discrimination, confusion, shame placed on us by others, and bullying all impact our nervous system. As you will hear in our interview this episode with Neathery Falchuk, LCSW, CGP @ampleandrooted, this assault to the nervous system can impact one’s ability to be a mindful eater. Neathery discusses the importance of a sense of connectedness and belonging which helps calm our nervous systems, offers a safe space for our bodies to exist, and has a direct correlation on our relationship with food and movement. We encourage all of you listening to continue to receive education on what it means to be an LGBTQ+ ally, connect with organizations or communities that support the mental health and physical protection of this community, and make your home a safe space for ALL bodies.


Connect with Neathery:

Social: @ampleandrooted

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