Baby's First Podcast

Hosts Dr. Ruchi Gupta and Comedian Traci Stumpf are here to help answer your new parent questions, with help from experts from all walks of life! Join us on our journey as we talk all things parenting.

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Episode 4: Infant Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Hosts: Traci Stumpf, New Mom & Comedian and Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, Mom & Pediatrician

Guest: Carina Venter, PhD, RD

July 14, 2021

Join Registered Dietician Carina Venter as we explore infant nutrition, early introduction foods, and creating healthy eating habits for their future. 

Episode 3: A Holistic Approach

Hosts: Traci Stumpf, New Mom & Comedian and Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, Mom & Pediatrician

Guest: Dr. Tiffany Jumaily (“Dr. Tiff”) is a Board-Certified Pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

June 9, 2021

Is there an alternative to Tylenol? How can I heal an ear infection naturally? Does my baby have to get a flu shot? Do amber crystals help teething? The internet is full of alternative medicine, in this episode we have a board certified pediatrician who leans into a holistic approach to offer guidance and debunk some of the crazy remedies on the internet.

Episode 2: Social Media & Medicine

Hosts: Traci Stumpf, New Mom & Comedian and Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, Mom & Pediatrician

Guest: David Stukus, MD, is an associate professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy and Immunology

May 19, 2021

Social media is all around us, including medicine. In this episode we speak to Dr. Stukus, medical Social Media pioneer.  We will discuss how social media can be an additional resource to patients and families, help debunk myths, and stay away from false information. 

Episode 1: Mom Guilt

Hosts: Traci Stumpf, New Mom & Comedian and Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, Mom & Pediatrician

Guest: Laura Lee, CD (Dona), Newborn Care Specialist

April 14, 2021

We’re taking all the guilt out of mom guilt. Moms constantly blamed themselves for everything wrong that does or could happen with their child. In this episode, we interview a newborn care specialist to break down the crippling anxiety of motherhood and to answer those age old questions you ask yourself every second of every day: “Am I doing this right? Am I messing this kid up?”