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Preggie Pals is an audio podcast that educates and entertains expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.

Preggie Pals is an audio podcast that educates and entertains expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.
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San Diego, CA

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Preggie Pals is an audio podcast that educates and entertains expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.

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English


Episodes

Resuming Your Sexual Relationship After Pregnancy

10/22/2018
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Towards the end of your pregnancy, sex may be the last thing on your mind. But resuming your sexual relationship with your partner will eventually sound appealing. What can you do during pregnancy and childbirth to help improve your overall experience? How can trauma during a vaginal delivery impact intercourse? Are there any differences after having a c-section? And do you really have to wait the full six weeks? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:17

Ultrasounds During Pregnancy: What to Expect

10/15/2018
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An ultrasound is your first opportunity to see your baby face-to-face. It can also provide important information about the growth and development of your child. But, are ultrasounds really safe? What types of ultrasounds can you expect throughout your pregnancy? Plus, the difference between 2D, 3D and 4D ultrasounds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:53

Toxins and Pregnancy

10/8/2018
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Staying healthy during pregnancy is important, and that includes removing or limiting the amount of known toxins your body is exposed to while pregnant. What are teratogens and how can they cause potential birth defects? Plus, we'll review some of the most common toxins found in our environment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:06

Healing from an Unwanted Cesarean

10/1/2018
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Sometimes birth plans don't unfold the way we want, and that may mean more medical intervention such as a cesarean. If a cesarean is needed, how can you overcome initial feelings of frustration and disappointment? After your birth, what key steps can help guide you toward self-forgiveness? Today moms who have had cesareans share their personal experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:18

Preventing Urinary Incontinence During Labor and Delivery

9/24/2018
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Frequent trips to the bathroom? You're not alone. But, what if your ability to control your bladder after pregnancy was greatly reduced? It happens to many women and unfortunately it's just not discussed enough to embarrassment and misinformation. Today, we're breaking down those barriers and taking an honest look on how pregnancy and labor and delivery can impact urinary incontinence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:18

Getting Pregnant: Basic Infertility Evaluation

9/17/2018
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You've been trying to conceive a baby, but not having much luck. Could their be a medical issue preventing you from getting pregnant? What percentage of couples seek fertility treatments to help in this process? What does a basic infertility evaluation look like? Plus, do you really have to wait a year before seeking professional help? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:11

Placenta Benefits After Childbirth

9/10/2018
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The placenta is an amazing organ providing nourishment to your baby throughout your pregnancy. But did you know your placenta can provide you with essential vitamins and nutrients your body needs after childbirth? What are some of the benefits of consuming your placenta and are these benefits well documented? Are there any known risks or side effects? Plus, how is the placenta prepared and the importance of the herbs added during the encapsulation process. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:36:36

Pregnancy After Preemie: Reducing Premature Births

9/3/2018
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If your baby was born prematurely, you may be concerned the same thing could happen with your future children. What exactly does a preterm labor and preterm birth look like? What factors typically trigger labor prior to 37 weeks gestation? And what can you do to minimize those risks? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:34

Pregnancy Exercises: Running While Pregnant

8/27/2018
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Running while pregnant is a controversial topic for many non-runners. But running while pregnant can actually be quite beneficial to both mom and baby. What should you expect if you choose to run throughout your pregnancy? Can you run during all three trimesters? And what are some great ways to monitor your body to ensure you and baby are safe? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:24

Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Birthing Centers

8/20/2018
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Mothers who give birth at baby-friendly hospitals and birthing centers are more likely to exclusively breastfeed their babies and accomplish their personal breastfeeding goals. What does the term "baby-friendly" actually mean? What are the 10 steps that need to be completed in order to receive this important distinction? And what type of care can you expect to receive when delivering at one of these facilities? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:34

Childbirth Preparation Methods: Lamaze

8/13/2018
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Most people think of it as a "breathing technique" that helps women during labor and delivery. However, Lamaze is much more than that. Through the years, this childbirth education method as evolved into a philosophy that builds women's confidence and prepares them for pregnancy and birth. So, what are the main principles of Lamaze? And what can you expect to happen during a Lamaze class? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:27

Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy

8/6/2018
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Every day we take our prenatal vitamins to ensure our babies are getting all the nutrients they need. However, more than 80% of pregnant women are still deficient in Vitamin D, which benefits the body in many ways including disease prevention and proper growth. Who's at risk for this deficiency? How do you know if you're deficient and what can you do to boost your levels? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:20

Webster Technique for Turning Your Breach Baby

7/30/2018
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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:00:32:58

Advanced Maternal Age: Pregnancy After 35

7/23/2018
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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:00:41:15

Surviving the Summer Heat While Pregnant

7/16/2018
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The temperatures outside are rising- right along with your growing belly. And keeping your body cool is essential for both you and your baby. How does a pregnant woman's body temperature impact her pregnancy? What do you need to know about the sun, perspiration and exposure to air conditioning? Plus, our facebook fans share what helped them stay cool during the warm summer months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:33

Episiotomies, Tearing and Perineal Massage

7/9/2018
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If you're planning a vaginal birth, you'll want to minimize the amount of injury caused by the birth of your baby. Episiotomies, tearing and perineal massage are all options that can create more room for your baby to pass through the birth canal. When is each option typically used and how effective are they? What is the recovery process like for episiotomies versus tearing? And why are episiotomies considered taboo these days? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:37

The Expectant Dad's Guide to Pregnancy

7/2/2018
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There's a lot to think about when you're an expecting dad. Our crazy pregnancy symptoms and mood swings can easy perplex any soon-to-be dad. But what are your partner's biggest concerns during pregnancy? Did their lives drastically change during this nine month period? How do they really feel about childbirth and watching their partners give birth to their child? Today, we ask the tough questions to our special all-dad panel! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:21

Pregnancy Exercises: Baby Wearing and Strollers

6/25/2018
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Exercise during pregnancy is important, but working out when you already have little ones can seem impossible. Today we're exploring how you can accomplish your personal fitness goals simply by wearing your baby or pushing a stroller. What exercises are the most effective? What precautions should you take to keep both you and baby safe? And what are the benefits to working out with other moms? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:53

Safe Travel During Pregnancy

6/18/2018
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Traveling during pregnancy is cause for concern for many soon-to-be parents. So what are the facts? Can you travel throughout your pregnancy? Can seatbelts and airbags harm your baby? And are the screening tests at the airport really safe? We've got some great tips whether you're traveling by air, land or sea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:50

Miscarriage and Stillbirth: Pregnancy After Loss

6/11/2018
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If you've experienced miscarriage or stillbirth, you may have concerns about becoming pregnant again. But there is hope. How do you know when you're ready to start trying again? What type of emotions may you experience with a subsequent pregnancy? And how do you process it all? Today we're talking with three women who have experienced loss but have also experienced successful pregnancies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:30