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A Side of Crunchy

13 EpisodesProduced by Carmen EdwardsWebsite

A Side of Crunchy is hosted by Carmen a mom, wife, and business owner. Through the years of parenting and her training as a doula, she hopes to bring her knowledge and fun personal stories to the table Join us every Friday as she talks about pregnancy, birth, and parenting all with a crunchy twist. … read more

13 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

You did what?

April 2nd, 2021


In today's episode, we are talking about the reason I went MIA and why I quit my job. 

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You have options: Building your birth team

March 12th, 2021


Birth doesn’t have to be scary you can have your dream birth with your dream team as long as you’re prepared and educated on what you want to happen. Learn how to prepare for an assisted birth, provider options and then …

Research Everything

March 5th, 2021


It’s always important to do your research but once you’ve decided to have children it may be a little bit too late. It’s important to know where you stand on these important topics before trying to conceive.


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Learning about your body series: Fertility 101

February 26th, 2021


And this weeks episode we talk about tracking your fertility and using FAM as a way to plan a pregnancy and as a form of birth control. In this …

Everything to know about starting a garden

January 15th, 2021


This year will be our third year of gardening our own produce. Today we will be talking about everything you need to know to start your own garden no matter the space you have available.


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New Year, New You?

January 11th, 2021


Everyone talks about new year new you and resolutions they want to make I just want to set goals and try to survive them.


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Michelle joins to discuss parenting and birth on the road

November 19th, 2020


Today Michelle Ans joins me as we discuss parenting, homeschooling and birth. Michelle and her family are living in an RV while managing their music …

Is it really a parenting choice?

November 6th, 2020


*Trigger warning* In this weeks episode we are talking about the difference between a parenting choice and harm it can cause a child. We are digging into routine infant circumcision, ear piercing and vaccines. Check out …

How to become a doula in just one weekend!

October 23rd, 2020


In today’s episode, we are going to be talking about becoming a doula but also how you can become a doula in a weekend. You'll want to check out the …

Becoming a doula

October 19th, 2020


This week we are discussing how to become a doula and how I ended up becoming a doula. We also talk about your rights.

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Our unassisted birth story

October 16th, 2020


Our unassisted birth story. It was a planned homebirth that turned unassisted. Our children were present but unaware of what was happening. Listen to my husband tell the story for the first time. This is the story your …

What is A Side of Crunchy?

October 9th, 2020


Get to know the creator of A Side of Crunchy. While Carmen is a busy mom of six children who she someone manages to homeschool while working full …

A Side of Crunchy Podcast Launch Announcement

October 1st, 2020


A Side of Crunchy is so excited to be launching a podcast. 

Each and every Friday we welcome you to put in the headphones grab a glass of wine while we discuss pregnancy, birth, and parenting with a crunchy twist. …

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