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Preggie Pals: Your Pregnancy, Your Way

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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

Childbirth Choices: Waterbirth

1/30/2023
Water can help you relieve pressure throughout your pregnancy, so it only makes sense that giving birth in the water can improve your overall childbirth experience as well. What are some of the benefits waterbirth provides for both mother and baby? How are babies monitored if mom is laboring in the water? And is it really safe for babies to stay underwater as they're being born? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:07

Dealing with Gender Disappointment

1/23/2023
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:00:37:44

Pampering Yourself During Pregnancy

1/16/2023
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:00:35:43

Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Birth Doulas

1/9/2023
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:00:35:40

Creating a Calm Birth Environment

1/2/2023
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? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:24

Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

12/26/2022
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:00:29:16

Risks and Benefits of VBACs

12/19/2022
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:00:37:05

Body Changes During Pregnancy: Your Uterus

12/12/2022
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:00:35:37

The Stages of Labor

12/5/2022
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:00:38:56

Keeping Your Pregnancy Low Risk

11/28/2022
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:00:36:15

The Top 10 Foods To Eat When Pregnant

11/21/2022
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Duration:00:44:03

Webster Technique for Turning Your Breach Baby

11/14/2022
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:00:38:45

Advanced Maternal Age: Pregnancy After 35

11/7/2022
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:00:45:42

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

10/31/2022
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:00:33:19

Childbirth Choices: Planned Homebirths

10/24/2022
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:00:39:33

Preeclampsia: Symptoms and Treatment

10/17/2022
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:00:39:30

Gender Prediction: Fact Vs. Fiction

10/10/2022
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:00:44:47

The Benefits of Professional Birth Photography

10/3/2022
Couples typically hire a professional photographer to preserve life's special moments, such your wedding today. So, why not hire a professional birth photographer to capture your little one's arrival? What exactly do birth photographers do, and how can they help make your labor and delivery experience more enjoyable? Plus, how do you go about finding a photographer that's right for you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:51

Ways to Reduce Birth Defects with March of Dimes

9/26/2022
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:00:44:10

The Truth About Gestational Diabetes

9/19/2022
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:00:36:55