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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

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

Body Changes During Pregnancy: Your Breasts

6/4/2018
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It's no secret pregnancy takes a toll on a mother's body. Most parts of your body are probably getting bigger, including your breasts. There are many changes your breasts experience as your body prepares to nourish your little one. Do all pregnant women experience the same symptoms? What triggers breast tenderness? And why do our boobs suddenly resemble Dolly Parton? We'll break down the stages and give you a better idea of what to expect during the next nine months. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:35:05

Pregnancy Symptoms: The Last 20 Weeks

5/28/2018
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You're at least halfway through your pregnancy and your symptoms may be changing. Your growing belly may lead to hints of back and pelvic pain, or you may now be huffing and puffing when climbing a simple set of stairs. Or you may experience extreme heartburn, gas or swelling. What typically causes these common symptoms and how can you minimize the effects? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:16

Pregnancy Symptoms: The First 20 Weeks

5/21/2018
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You're pregnant and you may not even know it yet. For many women, it's the early pregnancy symptoms that give it away. So, what type of symptoms can you expect during the first 20 weeks of your pregnancy? What triggers these symptoms and what can you do to overcome them? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:56

Five Tips to Prevent "Pregnancy Brain"

5/14/2018
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If you're pregnant, you may have already experienced little bouts of forgetfulness. It's called "pregnancy brain". But what actually causes it? What does it feel like? And what are five practical steps you can take to help prevent it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:50

Precipitous Labor: Preparing for Short Labor

5/7/2018
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If your labor and delivery is three hours or less, it's called precipitous labor. And while the thought of having a short labor may sound appealing, there are also concerns. What triggers precipitous labor within the body? Can you slow it down? And what are the potential risks for both mom and baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:59

Understanding Pregnancy Food Cravings and Aversions

4/30/2018
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Most pregnant women will experience at least one food craving or aversions during their pregnancy. So, what causes us to have these dramatic feelings towards certain foods? Will they continue throughout your pregnancy? How do you "tame" these intense feelings? Plus, what in the world are pica cravings? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:36

Babymoons: Planning Your Pregnancy Vacation

4/23/2018
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Life gets more busy when your little one finally makes her grand debut. Why not celebrate your pending arrival with a little rest and relaxation? They’re called babymoons and they’re growing in popularity. So, where should you go on your pregnancy vacation? What are some great activities to try- even when you’re in your third trimester? And how can you save a few bucks in the process? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:46

Blood Types, Rh Factor and Pregnancy

4/16/2018
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Do you know your blood type? When you're pregnant, the Rh factor in your blood type is important because it could conflict with the baby's blood type. What determines a baby's blood type and Rh factor? At what point during your pregnancy can their blood type be determined? And how will your pregnancy change if your baby's blood is incompatible with your own? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:42

Pregnancy Exercises: Prenatal Yoga

4/2/2018
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Prenatal Yoga classes are growing in popularity, but is it right for you? What can you expect should you decide to take a prenatal yoga class? How can it better prepare you for labor and delivery? Plus, the benefits of meeting other mamas-to-be! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:29

High Risk Pregnancy: What to Expect

3/26/2018
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Pregnancy is usually a happy, healthy event. But some moms-to-be may experience complications or chronic conditions that threaten their well-being or that of their baby. What does it mean to have a high-risk pregnancy? What are the common risk factors? And what type of care can you expect to receive if this happens to you and your baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:15