264 episodes

A resource to support expecting moms (and partners, too!) with evidence-based information to navigate the awesome adventure of pregnancy, birth, and being a new parent. Vanessa Merten provides evidence based info that goes way beyond the typical “pregnancy instruction manual”. Every episode is designed to give you all of the evidence, research, pros, cons, risks, and benefits – all so you decide what the best option is for YOU and feel confident about your decisions during your pregnancy and beyond. The show covers everything from pregnancy to caring for a newborn. Topics include prenatal care, labor, natural birth, hospital birth, cesarean birth, preparing for your baby, breastfeeding, postpartum, and caring for a new baby. This is your​ evidence-based resource to help you make informed decisions about your pregnancy and your baby.

Pregnancy Podcast Vanessa Merten

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.7, 436 Ratings

A resource to support expecting moms (and partners, too!) with evidence-based information to navigate the awesome adventure of pregnancy, birth, and being a new parent. Vanessa Merten provides evidence based info that goes way beyond the typical “pregnancy instruction manual”. Every episode is designed to give you all of the evidence, research, pros, cons, risks, and benefits – all so you decide what the best option is for YOU and feel confident about your decisions during your pregnancy and beyond. The show covers everything from pregnancy to caring for a newborn. Topics include prenatal care, labor, natural birth, hospital birth, cesarean birth, preparing for your baby, breastfeeding, postpartum, and caring for a new baby. This is your​ evidence-based resource to help you make informed decisions about your pregnancy and your baby.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
436 Ratings

436 Ratings

Granted84 ,

Tons of info that’s easy to digest

I just found this podcast while halfway through my first pregnancy. I felt overwhelmed with all the information I needed to learn in order to thrive during my pregnancy. But the topic specific episodes easily broke down the issues I was wondering about, referenced new research and overall made me feel like I was taking an active role in educating myself about this crazy process. I’ve already recommended this podcast to a friend who is thinking about having a baby. I would recommend this podcast to anyone who is about to embark on this journey.

A.M.C.Z ,

Couldn’t make it through an episode...

I just can’t handle her speaking voice, constant upward inflection at the end of each sentence and ad placements within the show. 😬😬

I'll take care of that... ,

Good info however...

It’s one of my pet peeves so I can no longer listen. The woman speaks sentences that mostly go up in tone at the end, like people typically do with questions. So most statements sound like a question. I just can’t...

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