In a world where women often find themselves caught up in the hustle of life, neglecting their own well-being, there is a growing need for women’s health coaches who can guide and support them on their journey to optimal health.

I am thrilled to share an enlightening interview that encapsulates the transformative power of pursuing a career in Women’s Health Coaching.

Join me in discovering the incredible journey of Amanda Balbuena as she discusses her path to becoming a Women’s Health Coach and the profound impact it has had on her life.

When we spoke, Amanda reflected on her life before encountering the Integrative Women’s Health Institute and the Women’s Health Coach Certification. A journey that began with health challenges as a child, Amanda delved into her early experiences with conventional medicine and the turning point that led her to explore holistic ways of healing.

Amanda’s story is relatable to many of us who have embarked on a quest for natural wellness solutions.

Her transition from a conventional approach to embracing Eastern medicine and holistic practices paints a vivid picture of the personal growth and transformative potential that awaits those who are open to new paths.

Interested in learning more? Watch the full interview between Amanda and Dr. Jessica Drummond!

Dual Motivation in Becoming a Health Coach

What truly resonates is Amanda’s dual motivation in joining the Women’s Health Coach Certification program.

She passionately speaks of both her commitment to personal growth and her desire to make holistic health accessible to others.

Amanda’s insights provide an inspiring reminder of the impact women’s health professionals can have on individuals seeking alternative paths to wellness.

Amanda’s journey, however, was not without its challenges. She candidly discusses the hurdles she faced in terms of time and finances. Her resourcefulness and determination in finding solutions underscore the importance of persistence in pursuing our passions, even when obstacles arise.

The Power of Community Support

Our conversation also sheds light on the power of community and support.

Amanda eloquently expresses her joy in finding like-minded individuals who share her passion for holistic health.

Her journey from isolation to belonging illustrates the transformative potential of connections forged within a supportive network of professionals.

As Amanda navigated the Women’s Health Coach Certification program, her growth became palpable. The program not only empowered her with tools and skills but also instilled a deep sense of belonging within a community that shared her values. 


Discover how Women’s Health Coaches help to fill the gaps in the healthcare system and provide integrative support to the countless women who are not receiving the quality of care that they deserve.

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Discovering Her True Calling

Through this process, Amanda discovered her true calling—supporting women during pregnancy and postpartum periods.

Her story demonstrates the program’s flexibility in allowing professionals to shape their careers according to their personal circumstances.

Amanda’s journey from envisioning a career in menstrual health to embracing the pressing need for postpartum support is a testament to the diverse and dynamic opportunities within the field.

Inspiring Others

Amanda’s transformative journey serves as an inspiring narrative for all women’s health and wellness professionals. 

Her unwavering commitment to personal growth, holistic wellness, and empowering others resonates deeply with the core values of our community.

I encourage you to embrace her story as a reminder of the transformative potential that lies within your journey as Women’s Health Coaches! 


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Dr. Jessica Drummond,


Dr. Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, NBC-HWC, is the founder and CEO of The Integrative Women’s Health Institute, The Outsmart Endo Health Coaching Program, and the creator of the Women's Health Coach Certification.

She is passionate about caring for and empowering people who struggle with women’s and pelvic health concerns. She is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians and wellness professionals in confidently and safely using integrative tools to transform women’s and pelvic healthcare.

Dr. Drummond has two decades of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapist, licensed clinical nutritionist, and board certified health coach working with women with pelvic pain, including endometriosis, vulvodynia, and bladder pain syndrome. She brings a unique, conservative, and integrative approach to supporting women to overcome hormonal imbalances, and chronic pain conditions.

She is a sought after international speaker on topics such as integrative pelvic pain management, natural fertility options, optimal hormone health, menopause, and female athlete nutrition. Dr. Drummond was educated at the University of Virginia, Emory University, Duke Integrative Medicine, and Maryland University of Integrative Health.

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