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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

Cervical Scar Tissue: A Cause of Preventable C-Sections

2/11/2019
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Dilating to a full 10 centimeters is important if you're hoping for a vaginal birth. And having cervical scar tissue from procedures such as an IUD or LEEP procedure can prevent that from happening. So, what exactly is cervical scar tissue and how do you know if you have it? Plus, key questions to ask your medical care provider to make sure they know how to handle a possible issue during labor and delivery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:10

Choosing Your Health Care Provider: OB/GYNs

2/4/2019
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Thinking about adding an OB/GYN to your team of health care providers? What type of prenatal care can you expect to receive with an OB/GYN? What exactly is their role during the labor and delivery process? And how can you find an OB/GYN that best fits your goals outlined in your birth plan? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:40

Homeopathy and Pregnancy

1/28/2019
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Many traditional medications aren't safe during pregnancy, so what options do you have for relief? Today we're learning all about homeopathy and how it can naturally help treat common ailments many women experience while pregnant. How is homeopathy different than other types of treatments? How do you know which remedy to take? And how do you consume them? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:37

Body Changes During Pregnancy: The Placenta

1/21/2019
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Your body experiences many changes during pregnancy- all focused on growing a healthy baby. The placenta is a fascinating organ created specifically for your baby. It's basically his apartment for the next nine months. How is the placenta formed within the body? What nutrients are transferred from mom to baby? And how and when does the placenta leave the body? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:12

Managing Pregnancy Discomfort: Prenatal Massage

1/14/2019
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Prenatal Massage is a natural way to help relieve common pregnancy discomforts you may be experiencing during the next nine months. So, what is the difference between a prenatal massage and a regular massage? Can you have a prenatal massage at any point during your pregnancy? And what can you expect to take place during a typical prenatal massage session? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:24

Seeking Support: Miscarriage and Infant Loss

1/7/2019
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Having a miscarriage or an early infant loss can be isolating and emotionally difficult for a family. How can you reach out and get the support you need? How do pregnant women and their partners process these experiences differently? If this happens to someone you love, what are some helpful ways to show your support and demonstrate that you care? Moms who have experienced this loss firsthand share their advice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:31

What to Expect When Your Water Breaks

12/31/2018
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Your water breaks. What do you do now? It's not always as dramatic as the movies make it out to be, but you should still be prepared. What can your amniotic fluid tell you about your baby? Why are babies usually delivered shortly after a mother's water breaks? And what does T.A.C.O. have to do with it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:29

Delayed Cord Clamping After Childbirth

12/24/2018
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There are many decisions to make when it comes to the birth of your baby, including whether to cut the umbilical cord right away or to delay cord clamping. What are the benefits as well as concerns of delaying the clamping and cutting of your baby's umbilical cord? Is it an option for childbirth options such as waterbirths? Any why are we hearing so much about it nowadays? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:38

Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Midwives

12/17/2018
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As you begin putting together your team of birth professionals, you may be considering a midwife as an alternative to an obstetrician. How are their roles different? What type of pregnancy is ideal for midwifery care? Are they typically covered by insurance? Plus, the best places to find a midwife that's best for you and your family! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:20

Getting Pregnant: Common Fertility Treatments

12/10/2018
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If you're having a hard time conceiving a child, then you may want to consider fertility treatments. You have several options, including both invasive and non-invasive procedures. But, how do you know if you really need treatment? What are the common fertility issues and recommended ways to overcome them. We'll also answer your questions about in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI). We're continuing our series focused on getting pregnant by providing an overview of...

Duration:00:49:07

Announcing Your Pregnancy

12/3/2018
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Congratulations! You just found out you're pregnant. So, who do you tell the big news? How do you tell them and when? Today our panelists share what worked for them and we'll explore some fun ways to share your pregnancy online! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:56

Mocktails: Non-Alcoholic Pregnancy Drinks

11/26/2018
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While you may need to forego you favorite drink while you're expecting, you shouldn't have to miss out completely. Introducing the "mocktail" which combines great ingredients and garnishes for the perfect non-alcoholic drink during your pregnancy. Today we're putting some of these recipes to the test by making them right in our studio! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:03

Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Postpartum Doulas

11/19/2018
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You're starting to put together your team of health care providers for your pregnancy. But, it's not all about the birth. Some moms need a little extra help after the baby is born, and that's where postpartum doulas can help. Learn more about the advantages of hiring a postpartum doula so you can determine if this is the best fit for you and your newborn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:34

Managing Pregnancy Discomfort: Physical Therapy

11/12/2018
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If you're pregnant, you've probably already noticed some major changes to your body. Sometimes those changes can lead to major pain or discomfort. What are some natural ways to help manage that pain using physical therapy? What are pregnancy conditions commonly treated using this method? What can you expect to happen during treatment? And how quickly can you expect to see results? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:58

Saving Money During Pregnancy

11/5/2018
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Planning and saving for a new baby can be a challenge, especially if you don't know exactly what you'll need. With each new day that passes your wallet is shrinking. What are the most common mistakes new parents make? What are some smart ways to make your money last? We'll reveal some practical ways to help you save money throughout pregnancy and into parenthood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:32

Managing Back Labor

10/29/2018
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You've heard of contractions during labor and delivery, but what about back labor? What exactly is back labor, what does it feel like and what causes it to happen? Plus, we've got tips on how to prevent it and methods to naturally manage it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:02

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