136 episodes

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.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.1 • 19 Ratings

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.

    Becoming a Surrogate Mother

    Becoming a Surrogate Mother

    Many of us dream of one day having a family of our own, but for some prospective parents, giving birth to their own biological child just isn’t a possibility. Every day surrogate mothers are helping these families turn their dreams into reality. So, what does it take to become a surrogate mom, and is it right for you? 
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    • 40 min
    Childbirth Preparation Methods: Bini Birth

    Childbirth Preparation Methods: Bini Birth

    Bini Birth explores many different methods of childbirth, approaching birth as an individual process that each woman explores in her own way. Today we'll hear from creator Ana Paula Markel. What are the main principles behind this practice? What are the most effective ways to learn its principles? And what should you expect if you take a class? 
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    • 30 min
    Pregnancy Forums, Cracking the Code of Acronyms

    Pregnancy Forums, Cracking the Code of Acronyms

    There are tons of pregnancy forums online. Finding these forums isn't the hard part, but trying to understand what people are trying to say can be quite a challenge. Why are these forums full of acronyms? What are the most common acronyms used during pregnancy and what do they actually mean? We're decoding this secret language so you can be better prepared when seeking help online.
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    • 38 min
    Seeking Support: Miscarriage and Infant Loss

    Seeking Support: Miscarriage and Infant Loss

    Having a miscarriage or an early infant loss can be isolating and emotionally difficult for a family. How can you reach out and get the support you need? How do pregnant women and their partners process these experiences differently? If this happens to someone you love, what are some helpful ways to show your support and demonstrate that you care? Moms who have experienced this loss firsthand share their advice.
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    • 42 min
    Epidurals, Spinals and Pain Medications

    Epidurals, Spinals and Pain Medications

    We've all seen the images on television and in the movies. A woman in labor screams her head off as she's pushing her baby through the birth canal. We've been trained to think this experience is going to be painful. So, what are your pain management options? What are epidurals and spinals and when are they used? What additional medications can help take the edge off while allowing you to stay mobile throughout labor and delivery?
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    • 46 min
    All About Baby Names

    All About Baby Names

    Let's face it. There's a lot of pressure to find the perfect baby name. What are the current national trends when it comes to naming your newborn? What are the most common struggles parents have in choosing their names? Is there a specific formula you should follow when it comes to naming siblings and twins?
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Karamariet ,

Informative show!

Hi, I love your show and have listened to all of the episodes. My one big gripe about this show is your volume levels on the mic's. Whenever there is laughter it is so loud and am always reaching for the volume control. Sometimes some mics are to low.

Chrissetall ,

Great resource & fun!

I love the information presented and the format is very enjoyable to listen to. I highly recommend for anyone pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant.

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