Meet the Needed Changemakers

Needed Changemakers is a collective of women’s health practitioners that represent complete perinatal care. Their diverse experience and shared mission for optimal perinatal health inspire us to design products, provide education, and promote community empowerment and advocacy to change the perinatal nutrition paradigm and improve outcomes for all families.

Dr. Phabillia Afflack, MD

OB/GYN

Dr. Phabillia Afflack, MD

OB/GYN

Dr. Phabby has over 15 years of experience in obstetrics, gynecology, and family planning. A Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a board-certified OBGYN, Phabillia Afflack, MD, has been practicing medicine since 2004.

Dr. Leah Gordon, ND

naturopathic women's health doctor

Dr. Leah Gordon, ND

naturopathic women's health doctor

Dr. Leah Gordon is a naturopathic and functional medicine doctor, the owner of Womanhood Wellness™, a founding medical advisor for Needed, and a passionate speaker and educator. She helps women break up with birth control, balance their hormones, and boost their fertility through online programs and individualized, root-cause medicine. She is especially passionate about the trying to conceive journey and loves supporting couples naturally if they have to go through IVF, something her and her husband had to do because of male-factor infertility.

Dr. Anthony Chin, MD

OB/GYN

Dr. Anthony Chin, MD

OB/GYN

Dr. Chin went to UCLA and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Molecular Biology in 1991.  He then attended Medical School at UCLA to obtain his MD degree in 1995.  Later he completed his Internship and Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 1999.

Dr. Elliot Berlin

perinatal chiropractor

Dr. Elliot Berlin

perinatal chiropractor

Dr. Elliot Berlin is an award winning prenatal focused chiropractor, childbirth educator, labor support bodyworker, and co-founder of Berlin Wellness Group in Los Angeles, California. Through media such as documentaries, The Informed Pregnancy Podcast and stand up comedy, Dr. Berlin compiles and shares empowering information to help new and expectant parents make Informed healthcare choices.

Ryann Kipping, MPH, RDN

registered dietitian

Ryann Kipping, MPH, RDN

registered dietitian

Ryann is a clinically trained Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Author of The Feel-Good Pregnancy Cookbook, and master online nutrition educator. She is the founder of The Prenatal Nutritionist, a virtual nutrition private practice, which focuses on helping those trying to conceive and pregnant navigate the era of online information overwhelm.

Dr. Ari Calhoun, ND

naturopathic doctor

Dr. Ari Calhoun, ND

naturopathic doctor

Dr. Calhoun is a naturopathic doctor who guides her patients to a state of optimal health through the use of science-based natural therapies. She believes fully in the body’s ability to heal, and recognizes that addressing the root cause, rather than controlling the symptoms, is necessary for complete restoration. She has a special interest in hormone balancing, autoimmune disease, natural approaches to dermatology, and cardio metabolic disease.  

Carson Meyer

birth doula and nutrition consultant

Carson Meyer

birth doula and nutrition consultant

Carson Meyer is a birth doula from Malibu, California.Carson is dedicated to supporting parents through a healthy and peaceful pregnancy, birth and postpartum period. With a passion for environmental health, Carson launched an all natural and sustainable skincare line, C & The Moon founded on the belief that the way we care for ourselves has a direct impact on how we care for the planet.

Gina Conley, MS & Roxanne Albert, RN, BSN

birth doula & labor and delivery nurse

Gina Conley, MS & Roxanne Albert, RN, BSN

birth doula & labor and delivery nurse

We are the founders of MamasteFit, providing full spectrum care from pregnancy, through birth, and recovery in the postpartum.Our services include: childbirth education, birth support, and fitness training. Both of us are US Army Veterans, mothers, and military spouses.

Nikki Hunter-Greenaway

nurse practitioner, lactation consultant

Nikki Hunter-Greenaway

nurse practitioner, lactation consultant

Nikki Hunter-Greenaway aka Nurse Nikki is a family nurse practitioner, lactation consultant and owner of Bloom Maternal Health. This small but mighty medical practice provides postpartum and women’s health post-op house calls in Houston, Texas. Nurse Nikki is improving the way we care for women.

Steph Greunke, MS, RD, CPT, PMH-C

registered dietitian

Steph Greunke, MS, RD, CPT, PMH-C

registered dietitian

Stephanie Greunke is a registered dietitian that specializes in prenatal/postnatal nutrition, behavioral psychology, and holds additional certifications in perinatal mental health and fitness. She's the creator of Postpartum Reset, an online postpartum nutrition course, and the co-host of "Doctor Mom" podcast. Instead of dictating the treatment, she works with her patients in a team based approach. Her focus is to empower and educate her patients to become the healthiest version of themselves.

Dr. Elana Roumell, ND

pediatric naturopathic doctor

Dr. Elana Roumell, ND

pediatric naturopathic doctor

When you meet Dr. Elana Roumell, you are immediately drawn to her invigorating energy and authenticity. She is a key contributor and adviser to Needed, providing great insight to product development and formulation. Dr. Elana is a Naturopathic Doctor, driven by a lifelong interest in health, medicine, and alternative options. She is especially passionate about pediatrics, and is committed to helping parents keep their children optimally healthy.  

Katya Mosely, L.Ac.

licensed acupuncturist

Katya Mosely, L.Ac.

licensed acupuncturist

Katya Mosely, L.Ac. is a perinatal-focused licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and physician of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is the founder and lead acupuncturist at Spirit Gate Acupuncture + Wellness, in West Los Angeles, where she focuses on optimizing the health, wellness, and vitality of each adult and child patient.

Dr. Sarabenet Sequeira, MD

integrative pediatrician

Dr. Sarabenet Sequeira, MD

integrative pediatrician

Jill Castle, RD

registered dietitian & childhood feeding expert

Jill Castle, RD

registered dietitian & childhood feeding expert

Nimisha Gandhi, BS, CNC

functional medicine nutritionist

Nimisha Gandhi, BS, CNC

functional medicine nutritionist

Nutritionist, mother, clinical researcher, and educator, Nimisha Gandhi is well-known for her work and life passion for reproductive health issues. Nimisha is a functional medicine nutritionist, certified Ayurvedic counselor, and certified Yoga Nidra teacher. She is the founder of Moon Cycle Nutrition. Nimisha works mainly with teens and prenatal and postpartum folks, focusing on the menstrual cycle, autoimmune conditions, and rebalancing the gut microbiome. Nimisha’s approach to mind-body-spirit wellness is deeply influenced by both ancient healing practices and modern medicine. Nimisha serves as a board member of several health and wellness companies and organizations, including FemTech Collective and Conscious Kitchen.

Dr. Alyssa Berlin, PsyD

perinatal psychologist

Dr. Alyssa Berlin, PsyD

perinatal psychologist

Dr. Alyssa Berlin is a perinatal psychologist specializing in helping new parents transition comfortably to parenthood.

Dr. Maxine Owusu, MD

emergency medicine physician

Dr. Maxine Owusu, MD

emergency medicine physician

Dr. Maxine Owusu is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician. She is a native from NYC where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Syracuse University and obtained her Doctor of Medicine (MD) at SUNY Upstate Medical. In 2017, she then completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Northwell/LIJ Medical Center. She is also a budding entrepreneur and recently started a lifestyle brand called Shea Seasons that celebrates Pan-African culture and emphasizes self-love and care. Originally from NYC she now lives in Atlanta with her husband and two beautiful kids.

Nikki Bergen

perinatal fitness, founder of The Belle Method

Nikki Bergen

perinatal fitness, founder of The Belle Method

Nikki Bergen is the Creator of The Belle Method. She is a Master Pilates trainer and pelvic health expert with a passion for helping women feel confident and strong throughout pregnancy, postpartum and beyond.

Dr. Stuart Fischbein, MD

OB/GYN

Dr. Stuart Fischbein, MD

OB/GYN

Stuart James Fischbein, MD was Board Certified in 1989 and became a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1990. He has been a practicing obstetrician in Southern California since completing his residency in 1986. While well trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the standard medical model of obstetrics he had the respect and vision to support the midwifery model of care and served as a backup consultant to many home and birthing center midwives for 25 years. In 1996 he founded The Woman’s Place for Health, Inc., a collaborative hospital-based practice of Certified Nurse Midwives and Obstetricians in Ventura County, California. Dr. Fischbein now practices community based birthing and works directly with home birthing midwives, through his practice Birthing Instincts with Dr. Stu, to offer hope for those women who prefer and respect a natural birthing environment and cannot find supportive practitioners for VBAC, twin and breech deliveries. He is an outspoken advocate of informed decision making, the midwifery model of care and human rights in childbirth, receiving the 2016 “Most Audacious” award from HRIC and the Association for Wholistic & Newborn Health.

Blyss Young, LM, CPM

midwife & childbirth educator

Blyss Young, LM, CPM

midwife & childbirth educator

Blyss Young, LM, CPM, is a home birth midwife, childbirth educator, placenta encapsulator and natural birth and family consultant. Through her guidance and love centered approach she supports families to birth in the ways that they feel most empowered. She is a firm believer in intuition, the sacredness and ritual of birth and the power of autonomy in birth. She has studied with both Dr. Stu Fischbein (LA's only home birth obstetrician) and many skilled midwives. She has been fortunate to learn the art of midwifery in addition to the unique skills of delivering Breech, Twins and VBACs. At the heart of all of her work is a deeply rooted belief in the brilliant design of the human body and the symbiotic relationship between baby and parent. She continues to strive to support the sacredness of birth as a rite of passage, in the hopes to resurrect lost traditions that can bring connection to our high tech low touch lives.

Taylor Walker Sinning

certified personal trainer, holistic health coach & fitness mode

Taylor Walker Sinning

certified personal trainer, holistic health coach & fitness mode

I’m Taylor. You could call me a “conveniently healthy” Certified Personal Trainer, Holistic Health Coach, and Fitness Model. My brand, Taylor Walker Fit, began as a fitness-focused blog and evolved with me as I added marriage and motherhood to the mix. Now “fit” not only represents fitness, but the ability to “fit” nutrition, self-care, and holistic wellness practices into the mom + wife + career equation in a realistic way.

Dr. Pooja Mahtani

functional medicine nutritionist

Dr. Pooja Mahtani

functional medicine nutritionist

Dr. Pooja Mahtani is a functional medicine nutritionist as well as the founder of Pooja Mahtani Wellness, a virtual functional nutrition practice specializing in women's health. It wasn't until Pooja's own health struggles with PCOS, NAFLD, and IBS that she discovered the immense healing power of food. Pooja has now made it her mission to help women achieve hormone health through a combination of cutting edge nutrition science and sustainable lifestyle changes.

Dr. Gabriela Sheets, PhD

microbiologist

Dr. Gabriela Sheets, PhD

microbiologist

Dr.Gabriela Sheets, PhD in human biology and microbiomics, conducted groundbreaking and award-winning research on the early development of the gut microbiome. She rapidly discovered the dearth of good practices and information regarding the immune and microbial systems in babies, which inspired her collaborations with parents, practitioners and researchers alike. She is passionate about ameliorating human suffering by supporting the flourishing of human microbiomes, one family at a time.

Caley Alyssa

yoga instructor & founder of the Caley Alyssa App

Caley Alyssa

yoga instructor & founder of the Caley Alyssa App

Caley is a Yoga Instructor, Yoga Nidra Guide, and Founder of the Caley Alyssa App

Dr. Nathan Riley, MD

OB/GYN & podcast host

Dr. Nathan Riley, MD

OB/GYN & podcast host

I’m Nathan. I’m a recovering conventional doctor. I was in school for most of life, trained in two medical specialties, then looked back and found myself disillusioned with the conventional maternity care model. Now, instead of serving the medical industrial complex, I serve women and their partners in achieving vitality. I have done extensive study in holistic lifestyle medicine, and my practice is based on the midwifery model. I borrow from Eastern traditions like Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and I provide holistic support to healing and pregnancy long before I recommend surgery, hormonal contraception, or other pharmaceuticals. I have a background in Ironman distance triathlon, rock climbing, Crossfit, and olympic weightlifting. I am also a deep ecologist, herbalist, psychonaut, and perennial Burner.

Emily Stanwyck

doula + Birthfit coach

Emily Stanwyck

doula + Birthfit coach

Emily has been in the birth world for over 7 years as a birth doula, prenatal and postpartum trainer through Birthfit, and is a mom of two who lives and breathes optimal health!

Madeline Given

nutritionist & lactation consultant

Madeline Given

nutritionist & lactation consultant

I’m a prenatal and postpartum nutritionist and lactation consultant. I’ve authored several anti-inflammatory cookbooks and currently serve women through one-on-one consults and through my online prenatal health database, operating as a monthly membership. I live in Southern California with my husband and two boys, who are almost 5 and 2.

Dr. Ally Power, ND

naturopathic doctor

Dr. Ally Power, ND

naturopathic doctor

Dr. Ally is a naturopathic doctor with a particular passion for supporting mothers through their journey into motherhood. She believes mother's deserve comprehensive, nurturing care during this time period, and is there to support them through their unique journey. She is known for meeting mamas where they are at, with her simple yet thorough, evidence based, and effective treatment plans.

Hillary Bennetts

nutritionist

Hillary Bennetts

nutritionist

Hillary is a nutritionist and mama of 2 focused on women in the perinatal life stages.

Aida Garcia-Toledo

environmental toxin expert

Aida Garcia-Toledo

environmental toxin expert

Aida Garcia-Toledo is a non-toxic living and sustainability expert based in Los Angeles, CA. Aida founded Non-Toxic Munchkin, now 3 Little Plums, over a decade ago after years of working as a journalist in order to share her expertise and help her community transition to a healthier, safer, more organic life...without the added stress. As a mom herself, Aida is passionate about researching, educating, and inspiring others to take on their non-toxic living journey by providing them the research, know how and tips to take ownership of their own journey.

Kristin Brown, RD

registered dietitian

Kristin Brown, RD

registered dietitian

My name is Kristin and I help women craft a healthy life they love using delicious food and sustainable lifestyle practices. I show women that eating healthy and loving the food they eat CAN be done and that creating a lifestyle that is both healthy AND indulgent is the key to long term success. I have a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from St. F.X. University and I am a Registered Dietitian located in New Brunswick offering virtual nutrition services all across Canada. I have been in the nutrition world for the past decade and love every minute of this ever-changing science. Although I have been trained in mainstream dietetics, I am passionate about integrative and functional medicine. I believe that food is the greatest form of medicine and that food choices based on ancestral patterns is one of the best ways to keep our bodies and minds healthy. 

Jessica Bippen, MS, RD

registered dietitian nutritionist

Jessica Bippen, MS, RD

registered dietitian nutritionist

I’m a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Masters in Nutrition Therapy. On a deeper level, I’m recovering perfectionist and passionate-wellness-encourager. I believe in a forever approach to living well.

Dr. Rory Gibbons, B.Sc, ND

naturopathic doctor & co-founder of Virtual Health Collective

Dr. Rory Gibbons, B.Sc, ND

naturopathic doctor & co-founder of Virtual Health Collective

Dr. Rory is a husband, father, naturopathic doctor, and co-founder of Virtual Health Collective. He specializes in dad & men's health and digestive health.

Ivy Joeva

fertility coach & doula

Ivy Joeva

fertility coach & doula

Ivy Joeva is a doula, coach and educator serving women and couples throughout the childbearing year including fertility coaching, counseling for pregnancy loss of all kinds, holistic preparation for birth and postpartum recovery support. A graduate of UC Berkeley and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Ivy became a doula in 2009. She serves clients across the United States and abroad.

Jackie Crown, DACM, L.Ac

doctor of chinese medicine & postnatal health coach

Jackie Crown, DACM, L.Ac

doctor of chinese medicine & postnatal health coach

Jackie Crown, DACM, L.Ac is a postnatal health coach and licensed acupuncturist, utilizing her training in functional nutrition and Chinese medicine to support women in their journey through early motherhood.

Jess Baumgardner

doula, childbirth educator & health coach

Jess Baumgardner

doula, childbirth educator & health coach

I'm a health coach, doula and mom - my clients call me their wellness and birth concierge. I support people giving birth during every step of the journey - before, during and after. I want your experience of parenthood, at all stages, to leave you feeling deeply held, and prepared and confident in what's next.

Haley Miskowiec, RD

registered dietitian

Haley Miskowiec, RD

registered dietitian

Haley Miskowiec is a Pre & postnatal Registered Dietitian who is on a mission to help women have confident, healthy, feel-good pre & postnatal journeys!

Marissa McCormick, MS, RD

registered dietitian

Marissa McCormick, MS, RD

registered dietitian

I'm a mom, wife and dietitian with a passion for prenatal nutrition. Through my Instagram account, @nutrition4moms, I empower pregnant people to confidently navigate prenatal nutrition.

McLean McGown

postpartum doula & motherhood coach

McLean McGown

postpartum doula & motherhood coach

McLean is a Postpartum Doula and Motherhood Coach who’s work centers around educating women, mothers and families as they navigate their life’s journey. Through a holistic lens of body, mind and spirit, McLean helps women to empower themselves. She uses various tools in her work including Nutrition, yoga, meditation, hypnosis, reiki, processing of the birth, Lactation Education, birth and postpartum education, couples work and family lineage work.

Dr. Miranda Naylor, DO

osteopathic & functional medicine doctor

Dr. Miranda Naylor, DO

osteopathic & functional medicine doctor

Dr. Naylor is an osteopathic doctor board-certified in Family Medicine and Functional Medicine. She is passionate about helping women uncover the root causes that are keeping them from optimal health. She specializes in women’s health, particularly preconception, fertility, pregnancy, and motherhood. She regularly treats thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormone imbalance, digestive concerns, autoimmunity, and mitochondrial health.

Dani Rhoades & Whitney Eves

nutrition consultant & nutritional therapy consultant

Dani Rhoades & Whitney Eves

nutrition consultant & nutritional therapy consultant

Dani has spent the last 9+ years in practice specializing in nutritional care for preconception, prenatal + postpartum moms and babies. Whitney has 3 girls of her own and priceless experience raising them with the best nutrition in mind. Together Dani + Whit are the perfect combo of private practice + personal experience.

Shanna Hutcheson, RD, LD

registered dietitian

Shanna Hutcheson, RD, LD

registered dietitian

Shanna Hutcheson is a Registered Dietitian, Health & Wellness Blogger and mama based in the Kansas City area.

Brittany Anderson, RN, WHNP-BC

integrative nurse practitioner + fitness & nutrition consultant

Brittany Anderson, RN, WHNP-BC

integrative nurse practitioner + fitness & nutrition consultant

Brittany Anderson is an integrative nurse practitioner, fitness & nutrition consultant providing holistic healthcare and coaching services in Nashville, Tennessee.

Arden Cartrette

certified birth & bereavement doula

Arden Cartrette

certified birth & bereavement doula

I’m Arden and I help women get through miscarriage and grief. Through being a Birth + Bereavement Doula and a Trauma Support Specialist, my priority is to help women navigate miscarriage, pregnancy after loss, trauma, and the grief that comes with the journey. Through private support, community, and digital content, The Miscarriage Doula is a resource and service that’s here to help women get through it all.

Anabelle Clebaner MS, RDN

registered dietitian nutritionist

Anabelle Clebaner MS, RDN

registered dietitian nutritionist

I work exclusively with women trying to conceive using integrative and functional nutrition and a food as medicine approach.

Cassy Joy Garcia

nutritionist, NYT bestselling author

Cassy Joy Garcia

nutritionist, NYT bestselling author

Cassy Joy Garcia is a certified holistic nutritionist, a NY Times bestselling author, and a professional home cook. She is the founder of @fedandfit, a popular destination for healthy living, including easy dinnertime prep. She is the mama of 3 littles.

Sonia Ribas

perinatal health coach

Sonia Ribas

perinatal health coach

Moms' health & fertility coach, certified yoga teacher & founder of Yogin’it

Stephanie Matthias

postpartum doula

Stephanie Matthias

postpartum doula

Stephanie has worked in the wellness space for over 14 years as a holistic chef, full-spectrum doula, women’s healer, reiki practitioner and wellness educator. she serves as an open-hearted guide for her clients- providing a wide range of healing support from a gentle, non-judgmental, holistic perspective. Stephanie currently sees one-on-one clients in Los Angeles- supporting women across all of their reproductive experiences and beyond- as well as leading one of the only abortion support groups in Los Angeles and teaching various workshops all in the vein of women’s wellness and reproductive health.

Dr. Casie Danenhauer Humble

pelvic floor physical therapist

Dr. Casie Danenhauer Humble

pelvic floor physical therapist

Dr. Casie Danenhauer Humble is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and owner of Enlighten Physical Therapy in Culver City, CA. Her mission is to provide conscious care for her pelvic health clients through education and embodiment practices. She combines her skills as a pelvic floor PT and yoga instructor to facilitate a unique and holistic path towards healing both individually and in group settings. Her philosophy maintains a balance between evidence-based science and an integrative consideration of yoga therapy including the physical, emotional, energetic, and spiritual systems for maximizing whole body health.

Meet Our Changemakers—
Event Series

Needed Changemakers Launch Video

Meet the Needed Changemakers, a collective of health practitioners changing the current state of perinatal nutrition and health.

Preconception Prep Is Needed: Stories of Real Setbacks

In a virtual installation of our Nourishment Beyond Nutrition series, Needed co-founder Ryan Woodbury joined naturopathic doctors Dr. Leah Gordon and Dr. Ari Calhoun to discuss why Preconception preparation is so needed.

Food + Anxiety: When the Pursuit of Health Impairs Broader Nourishment

At an event with Dr. Ari Calhoun, Dr. Elana Roumell and Katie Brooks, we held space for a non-judgmental and empowering discussion to promote understanding, acceptance, and transformation for those impacted by orthorexia and other eating disorders.  

Postpartum Support is Needed: Navigating Life, Relationships, and Mental Health in the 4th Trimester

In this virtual event, Dr. Alyssa Berlin is joined by Needed co-founder, Julie Sawaya to share her advice on creating a postpartum plan for your relationship and why postpartum support and preparation is so needed. 

How the maternal microbiome shapes a baby's immune system, neurodevelopment, gut health and more.

In this webinar, Ryan Woodbury, co-founder of Needed discusses why a prenatal pre/probiotic is needed with leading microbiome researchers from Microbiome Labs.

Why your prenatal isn't enough

Drs. Leah Gordon and Ari Calhoun highlight the key nutrients necessary to optimally support both mama and baby before, during, and after pregnancy and why they probably aren't getting enough from current prenatals. 

Preventing Breastfeeding Problems

In this webinar, Dr. Jane Morton is joined by Ryan Woodbury, co-founder of Needed. Watch this webinar to learn the ABC's of breastfeeding and how to prevent common breastfeeding problems.

How Genetically Based Nutrient Imbalances Determine Personality Subtypes

Did you know that specific nutrient imbalances can highly influence your mental emotional stability In this webinar, Dr. Ari Calhoun deep dives into this fascinating topic.

Redefining Pregnancy Risks

In this webinar, Dr. Stu Fischbein joins Needed's co-founder, Julie Sawaya, to share his perspectives and wisdom on pregnancy, birth, and much more.

Pregnancy and Birth in the Time of COVID

Navigating pregnancy and birth in the time of COVID is fraught with questions for many mamas-to-be. In this virtual event, we explore what birth is like for mamas and birth workers in and out of the hospital setting.

Needed Changemakers Launch Video

Meet the Needed Changemakers, a collective of health practitioners changing the current state of perinatal nutrition and health.

Preconception Prep Is Needed: Stories of Real Setbacks

In a virtual installation of our Nourishment Beyond Nutrition series, Needed co-founder Ryan Woodbury joined naturopathic doctors Dr. Leah Gordon and Dr. Ari Calhoun to discuss why Preconception preparation is so needed.

Food + Anxiety: When the Pursuit of Health Impairs Broader Nourishment

At an event with Dr. Ari Calhoun, Dr. Elana Roumell and Katie Brooks, we held space for a non-judgmental and empowering discussion to promote understanding, acceptance, and transformation for those impacted by orthorexia and other eating disorders.  

Postpartum Support is Needed: Navigating Life, Relationships, and Mental Health in the 4th Trimester

In this virtual event, Dr. Alyssa Berlin is joined by Needed co-founder, Julie Sawaya to share her advice on creating a postpartum plan for your relationship and why postpartum support and preparation is so needed. 

How the maternal microbiome shapes a baby's immune system, neurodevelopment, gut health and more.

In this webinar, Ryan Woodbury, co-founder of Needed discusses why a prenatal pre/probiotic is needed with leading microbiome researchers from Microbiome Labs.

Why your prenatal isn't enough

Drs. Leah Gordon and Ari Calhoun highlight the key nutrients necessary to optimally support both mama and baby before, during, and after pregnancy and why they probably aren't getting enough from current prenatals. 

Preventing Breastfeeding Problems

In this webinar, Dr. Jane Morton is joined by Ryan Woodbury, co-founder of Needed. Watch this webinar to learn the ABC's of breastfeeding and how to prevent common breastfeeding problems.

How Genetically Based Nutrient Imbalances Determine Personality Subtypes

Did you know that specific nutrient imbalances can highly influence your mental emotional stability In this webinar, Dr. Ari Calhoun deep dives into this fascinating topic.

Redefining Pregnancy Risks

In this webinar, Dr. Stu Fischbein joins Needed's co-founder, Julie Sawaya, to share his perspectives and wisdom on pregnancy, birth, and much more.

Pregnancy and Birth in the Time of COVID

Navigating pregnancy and birth in the time of COVID is fraught with questions for many mamas-to-be. In this virtual event, we explore what birth is like for mamas and birth workers in and out of the hospital setting.

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