Motherhood: Parenting, Postpartum and Supportive Husbands with Natasha Heath

Motherhood: Parenting, Postpartum and Supportive Husbands with Natasha Heath

Motherhood: Parenting, Postpartum and Supportive Husbands with Natasha Heath

The Man Enough Podcast - March 27, 2023 - 1:16:05

Childbirth often shows mothers that they need more support and healing than they thought, especially when they face medical challenges that affect their sex lives. Natasha Heath and Jamey, her husband and our co-host, share an extremely honest conversation about their experiences and how men can show up better for their wives.Ex-professional dancer, mother and postpartum mentor Natasha is candid about having children and how that has affected her marriage. When she first began preparing for her pregnancy, she believed she had it all figured out. Soon after childbirth, she realized that movies and stories don’t prepare mothers for the realities. When consistent pain and discomfort affected her life and her ability to be intimate with Jamey, their partnership and his unconditional support became more important than ever.New episodes every Monday 🎙️ Special video clips each week on Sign up for the Man Enough newsletter to get full video episodes and positive masculinity news every Monday: Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.Timecodes: 0:00 Romance Movies Don’t Prepare You For Motherhood03:50 Is Jamey Who He Says He Is At Home?06:08 When Was The Last Time You Didn’t Feel Enough?11:02 Blended Families/How Jamey And Natasha Met16:30 The 4th Trimester: Caring For Mothers27:40 Caring For Your Partner Through Trauma 33:53 I Was Looking For A Savior 38:15 Natasha’s Hardest Health Struggle 43:60 How Has Natasha’s Diagnoses Changed Her Relationships?50:00 How Do We Consider Mothers In Our Society? 01:02:38 The Importance Of Honesty In Marriage 01:07:42 Navigating A Traditional Marriage In A Modern World 01:14:30 What Does It Mean To Be Man Enough?Quotes:“There should be a level of understanding and education on what it takes to raise a child as a human” - Natasha Heath“We talk about equality…but I didn’t see myself as an equal [in marriage]” - Natasha HeathAbout Natasha Heath: Natasha Heath was a professional dancer with Bette Midler and starred as a featured professional dancer on Mi sueño es bailar (TV). She is now a dedicated mother to a blended family, a pilates instructor, wellness enthusiast and healer of mothers. Guest Social Links: IG:@mama_tasha9Guest Host: Christopher RivasChristopher Rivas is an actor, author, podcaster, and storyteller. He is the host of two podcast series with SiriusXM's Stitcher: Brown Enough, which explores the parallel themes of this book through interview-style episodes; and Rubirosa, a 10-episode documentary-style investigation of Porfirio Rubirosa. On screen, Rivas is known for his work on the Fox series, Call Me Kat, opposite Mayim Bialik, Leslie Jordan, Kyla Pratt and Cheyenne Jackson. He has recently released his first book Brown Enough, which explores what it means to be Brown in America.Man Enough book: Will Be Human book: FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Liz Plank Jamey Heath Christopher Rivas: › podcast › brown-enough PRODUCED BY: Wayfarer Studios: https://www.wayfarerstudios.comP&G StudiosExecutive Producers: Justin Baldoni, Jamey Heath, Tarah Malhotra-Feinberg, Marc Pritchard, Anna Saalfeld, Chris CorcoranProducer: Kayla Nicholson#motherhood #parenting #childbirth #family #marriage #cheating #trauma #traditional #mentalhealth

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What does it mean to be a man, and human, in the world today? This Webby-nominated audio & video podcast explores what it means to be a man today and how rigid gender roles have affected all people. The show creates a safe environment for a range of perspectives to meet and stay at the table, exploring how the messages of masculinity show up in relationships, body image, privilege, fatherhood, sex, success, mental health and so much more. Instead of polarizing and demonizing men and masculinity, it invites all humans to participate and thrive in the world.The weekly series is hosted by filmmaker, actor & author Justin Baldoni, author & journalist Liz Plank, and President of Wayfarer Studios & award winning music producer Jamey Heath. It’s currently in Season 2 and is in the top 1% of most followed and shared podcasts on Spotify, beloved by men, women and people of all genders. If you’re interested in learning in real time, deepening your understanding of yourself and others, and being reminded that you are enough, this is the podcast for you.More info at