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If you’ve ever struggled with a baby carrier or got the side-eye for breastfeeding in public, then this site is for you.

And if you’ve ever laughed at yourself for being a little crunchier than most mamas, you’ll fit right in.

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Meet Genevieve Howland

Genevieve Howland is the woman behind Mama Natural, the web’s #1 natural parenting brand. A childbirth educator, doula, and breastfeeding advocate, Genevieve is the bestselling author of The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth, published by Simon & Schuster.

Along with Certified Nurse Midwife Maura Winkler (CNM, CD, IBCLC), Genevieve created The Mama Natural Birth Course, the #1 bestselling childbirth education course online. In 2020, Genevieve partnered with Dr. Elisa Song to launch the Mama Natural Baby Care Course.

A graduate of the University of Colorado, Genevieve is a prominent YouTuber with over 130,000,000 video views.

A mother of three, Genevieve and husband Michael founded Mama Natural in 2010. Their videos and articles that have empowered millions of women to embrace a more natural approach to pregnancy and parenting. Their work has been featured on the Dr. Oz Show and in New York Magazine, Parents Magazine, Time Magazine, Fox News, and CBS News.

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Mama Natural Medical Advisors and Review Board

To make sure all Mama Natural content is high-quality, trustworthy, well-referenced, and fact-checked, we work with these amazing midwives and medical professionals.

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Elisa Song, MD

Elisa Song, MD is a board-certified pediatrician, wife, and mother of two. As one of the country’s most highly regarded holistic pediatricians, Dr. Song founded Healthy Kids Happy Kids to empower parents to take charge of their kids’ health naturally!

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Maura Winkler, CNM, IBCLC

Maura Winkler, CNM, CD, IBCLC is a Certified Nurse Midwife, Registered Nurse, Certified Doula, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, wife and mother of three.

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Cynthia Mason, CNM, APN, MSN

Cynthia Mason, CNM, APN, MSN is a Certified Nurse Midwife who has attended more than five hundred births. She works in Regional Obstetrics and Gynecology for Cleveland Clinic.

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Kendra Tolbert, MS, RDN

Kendra Tolbert, MS, RDN is a registered dietitian nutritionist specializing in preconception and reproductive health nutrition. She completed her Master’s degree in Nutrition and Public Health at Teachers College, Columbia University.

When an article has been medically reviewed, you’ll see attribution at the top of the article, as well as a section on the reviewer at the bottom of the post.

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