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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.

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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.

    Creating a Calm Birth Environment

    Creating a Calm Birth Environment

    Whether you choose to birth in a hospital, birth center or home, there are small things you can do to help make your birth experience as calm and comfortable as possible. How can we tame our five senses so we can relax more easily? Can aromatherapy and essential oils help your labor progress faster? Does special lighting help with pain management? And can your favorite music playlist re-energize you for those last few pushes when your baby is crowning?
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    • 38 min
    Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Birth Doulas

    Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Birth Doulas

    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?
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    • 40 min
    Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

    Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

    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?
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    • 33 min
    Risks and Benefits of VBACs

    Risks and Benefits of VBACs

    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!
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    • 39 min
    Pampering Yourself During Pregnancy

    Pampering Yourself During Pregnancy

    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.
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    • 40 min
    Body Changes During Pregnancy: Your Uterus

    Body Changes During Pregnancy: Your Uterus

    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.
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    • 37 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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