Becoming Mama™: A Pregnancy and Birth Podcast by Motherly is the essential pregnancy + birth companion podcast to the groundbreaking book, The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama: Redefining the Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Journey. Motherly is a modern lifestyle brand redefining motherhood—The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama is the evidence-based, women center book you have been waiting for. Join Diana Spalding, Motherly’s Digital Education Editor and certified nurse-midwife each week of your pregnancy (and beyond) as she shares insight, support, and non-judgmental guidance about the things that matter most to you.
Please remember that Motherly provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. This podcast does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Taking Care of a Newborn: A Conversation with Pediatrician, Dr. Jennifer Kaufman
In this special episode sponsored by Stanford Children's Health, Diana speaks with pediatrician, Dr. Jennifer Kaufman, who offers reassuring advice to new parents about everything from unusual breathing noises to gas; she also explains how parents can select the right pediatrician.
Introduction to Becoming Mama™: A Pregnancy and Birth Podcast by Motherly
Meet Diana Spalding, the host of Becoming Mama™: A Pregnancy and Birth Podcast by Motherly, the essential pregnancy and birth companion podcast to the groundbreaking book, The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama: Redefining the Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Journey.
#1 Pregnancy and self-care
In the very first episode of the Becoming Mama™ Podcast, Diana talks about the importance of self-care through pregnancy.
#2 Getting pregnant
In this episode, Diana talks about getting pregnant, and one of the most important concepts to know when you’re trying to get pregnant: Timing is everything.
This episode is dedicated to women who are experiencing a miscarriage, if listening feels right.
#4 Week 4: Foods to avoid
If you’ve just found out you are pregnant, in addition to hundreds of feelings (!), you may be wondering about what you can and cannot eat. In this episode we’ll give an overview of the foods that experts usually recommend avoiding during pregnancy.