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We educate and entertain expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experienced moms and experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.

We educate and entertain expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experienced moms and experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.

Location:

San Diego, CA

Description:

We educate and entertain expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experienced moms and experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.

Language:

English


Episodes

Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Birth Doulas

6/29/2020
Regardless of how you deliver your baby, you will need to rely on a team of health care providers to help you along the way. This new series explores the various options available to you- starting with a birth doula. What is the doula's role during your childbirth experience? What qualities should you look for in a doula? And where should you start looking for a doula? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:11

Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

6/23/2020
Your pregnant body is constantly growing. And while we love our beautiful bodies, most of us could probably do without the impending threat of stretch marks. What exactly is a stretch mark? Do they ever go away? And what can we do to help reduce them during pregnancy and postpartum? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:27

Risks and Benefits of VBACs

6/15/2020
If you didn't get the vaginal birth you wanted, you may be considering a VBAC with your next baby. VBACs (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) are becoming a popular childbirth choice, but how do you know if it's right for you? What are some of the risks and benefits of having a VBAC? What are your chances of success? We'll hear from moms who have experienced it firsthand! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:46

Pampering Yourself During Pregnancy

6/8/2020
Pregnant women usually experience symptoms such an extreme fatigue, body aches, and nausea. You may also be on your feet all day at work or at home running around as you care for your other children. Bottom line: the world isn't going to stop simply because you're pregnant. What can you do to pamper yourself a bit so you can enjoy the experience more? We've got some great ideas to help relieve stress and improve your physical and emotional well being. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:36:59

Body Changes During Pregnancy: Your Uterus

6/1/2020
Your uterus is your baby's home for the next nine months. But what do you really know about this vital organ? How large can the uterus get throughout pregnancy? Plus, how it may be taken out of your body completely during childbirth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:28

The Stages of Labor

5/25/2020
Our bodies experience three stages of labor during childbirth. What are the three stages, what exactly is happening to your body and why is it necessary? Understanding these stages will better prepare you for your own labor and delivery because you'll know what to expect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:53

Dealing with Gender Disappointment

5/18/2020
It's one the biggest questions on your mind after finding out you're pregnant- is it a boy or girl? And sometimes that intense anticipation is met with disappointment if it's not the gender you were hoping for. Is it wrong to feel disappointed after getting the news? How do we handle feelings that seem uncontrollable? And are we causing more problems by finding out the gender in advance? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:14

Childbirth Preparation Methods: Hypnobabies

5/11/2020
Today's expecting mothers are much more proactive in their approach to childbirth preparation, and that's one reason why Hypnobabies has become so popular. What exactly is Hypnobabies and how does it differ from Hypnobirthing? What does it take to become successful in using this technique? Plus, is it really possible to have a "pain-free" birth? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:58

The Top 10 Foods To Eat When Pregnant

5/4/2020
Eating healthy is important during pregnancy- we know that. But eating healthy isn't always easy, especially if you don't have a lot of time and you get those crazy food cravings. What are the best foods to eat (and the most practical ways to eat them)? Today we're revealing our top 10 foods to eat while pregnant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:36

Webster Technique for Turning Your Breach Baby

4/27/2020
Most babies naturally transition into the head-down position during your last month of pregnancy. If this doesn't happen, your baby is considered breech which greatly reduces your chances of having a successful vaginal birth. What are the different types of breech positions and how can each impact your labor and delivery? When and how are breech babies typically diagnosed? Plus, details about the Webster Technique which chiropractors can use to help encourage your baby into an ideal birthing...

Duration:00:33:05

Keeping Your Pregnancy Low Risk

4/20/2020
There are many advantages to having a low-risk pregnancy, especially if you're planning a natural birth. What should your blood pressure look like? What about the food you eat and the amount of time you exercise? This episode explores some practical ways for you to stay in optimal health during the next nine months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:34

Advanced Maternal Age: Pregnancy After 35

4/13/2020
When a woman becomes pregnant after 35, she is considered to be of advanced maternal age. But, what exactly does that mean? What are some of the increased risks associated with pregnancy and older women? Plus, does your prenatal care change and how? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:40

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

4/6/2020
Your growing belly can be a bit uncomfortable or even painful for your lower back and spine. Having chiropractic adjustments can help release that pressure and even improve your overall childbirth experience. What are the most common pregnancy discomforts treated with chiropractic care? Are there any risks to mom and baby? And how can these adjustments impact your baby's positioning? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:16

Preeclampsia: Symptoms and Treatment

3/30/2020
Tired of peeing in a cup every time you have an OB/GYN appointment? They're testing for increased protein in your urine which may be a sign of preeclampsia. So, what is preeclampsia and how can it impact your pregnancy? If untreated, how could it affect you and your baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:27

Gender Prediction: Fact Vs. Fiction

3/23/2020
Are you having a boy or girl? It's the question even complete strangers like to ask us when we're pregnant. So, what are the most reliable ways to determine the gender of your unborn child? And is there any medical basis for all those crazy wives-tales out there? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:25

The Truth About Gestational Diabetes

3/16/2020
Even if you've never had diabetes, you could be among the 18% of women who develop a form of it about halfway through their pregnancy. While gestational diabetes is not a permanent condition, it does impact both mother and baby. How is gestational diabetes diagnosed? What are your treatment options? And how can it impact your labor and delivery? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:55

Childbirth Choices: Planned Homebirths

3/9/2020
Women have been giving birth at home since the beginning of time. So, why are planned homebirths today considered so risky? What are some of the pros and cons of this type of childbirth? And the BIG question... is it really safe? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:11

Your Pregnancy Due Date: Is It Really Important?

3/2/2020
Determining your due date is one of the first things that happens at your initial prenatal appointment. What are the common methods used when figuring out this date? What happens if your exact due date can't be determined and how can it impact future treatment? Plus, what's happens if your due date comes and goes and your baby still hasn't arrived? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:17

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Birth Defects with March of Dimes

2/24/2020
As a pregnant mama, you’re probably concerned about a lot of things, right? Your weight, your blood sugar, protein, hormones. Plus everything that comes with creating that little peanut growing inside of you. Here in the United States, birth defects affect about 1 in every 33 babies born each year. And while there's no way to prevent this from happening, we can help reduce that number. And our friends at the March of Dimes are here to show us how. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:39:14

Birthing Centers: An Alternative to Hospitals

2/16/2020
Where should you birth your baby? If a hospital doesn't feel right but home birth is also out of your comfort zone, then you may want to consider a birthing center. So, what exactly is a birthing center and what type of care can you expect to receive? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:40