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Newbies is an audio podcast guiding new mothers through their baby’s first year of life. The show is produced by The New Mommy Media Network in San Diego, California.

Newbies is an audio podcast guiding new mothers through their baby’s first year of life. The show is produced by The New Mommy Media Network in San Diego, California.
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Newbies is an audio podcast guiding new mothers through their baby’s first year of life. The show is produced by The New Mommy Media Network in San Diego, California.

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English


Episodes

Tear or Episiotomy After Childbirth

12/6/2018
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When giving birth, many women may either tear or have an episiotomy. Learning more about how childbirth impacted your body can make the postpartum recovery process go more smoothly. What are the various degrees of a perineum tear or episiotomy? What household items increase your comfort while recovering? And is there anything you can do to make sex more enjoyable while you heal? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:59

Delayed Postpartum Depression: The Symptoms

11/29/2018
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Many people think mood disorders, such as postpartum depression, must begin immediately after having your baby. But that's simply not true. Delayed postpartum depression can occur 18 months after birth or later depending on hormonal changes within the mother's body. So, would you know if you're experiencing delayed PPD or if something else is wrong? Today we're looking at the main symptoms that when left untreated, can even impact future pregnancies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:40:13

Breastfeeding Your Baby: Establishing Your Breast Milk

11/22/2018
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As a new breastfeeding mom, one of your top objectives is to establish a good milk supply for your growing baby. How often should you nurse to bring in your supply? How important is skin to skin contact with your baby? What can you do to help regulate an oversupply so you don't feel engorged? Moms with new babies speak out about what worked best for them! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:46

The Best Sleep Environment For Your Baby

11/15/2018
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New babies spend half their day sleeping. Nice, right? Knowing the best sleep environment for your baby will not only keep them safe, but it will result in better sleep so both you and baby can be well rested. Where should (and shouldn't) your baby be sleeping? What should you look for in a crib and crib mattress? And what should our babies be wearing when they go to sleep? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:31

Adopting a Newborn

11/8/2018
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Adoption can happen through many avenues and under a variety of circumstances. Each baby’s adoption story is uniquely beautiful and uniquely challenging. How do you know if adoption is right for your family? What are some of the challenges you may face when adopting a newborn? How do you overcome obstacles that may come your way? In this episode, moms of adopted newborns share their personal experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:45

The History of Baby Vaccines

11/1/2018
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By the time they are six years old, most kids in the United States have received 49 doses of 14 different vaccines. This is the standard immunization schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, as well as many pediatricians. But, how did we get to this point? When were the first vaccines developed? Who oversees the research, development, efficacy, and safety of vaccinations in the United States? And why have vaccinations become such a controversial topic? Learn more about your...

Duration:00:35:40

Baby's Bath: Home, Hospital and Beyond

10/25/2018
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Giving birth to your baby is usually pretty messy, right? So, it's only natural we would want to bathe our babies immediately. But could there be benefits to delaying that first bath? And when you do decide to bathe your new baby, how should you do it? Should you buy a special baby tub, or perhaps bathe with your baby? And what about those strange baths in the kitchen sink? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:00

The Truth About Baby Poop

10/18/2018
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Dealing with your baby's poop is just one of the many joys of new parenting. But besides being a bit gross, you can also learn a lot about your baby's overall health. So, what should you expect within the first few weeks of birth? What do the different colors mean? What should you do if your baby is constipated? Plus, our panelists share their most memorable poop surprises! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:56

Colic: Why is My Baby Crying Constantly?

10/11/2018
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Babies are supposed to cry, it's how they communicate with us. But what do you do when your baby is crying constantly? Could your baby have colic? What exactly is colic and why does it happen? And what natural remedies can you use to help soothe your baby so you both can get some much-needed rest? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:58

Should I Eat My Placenta?

10/4/2018
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You birthed your baby, and then you birthed your placenta. So, now what do you do with it? The hospital could whisk it away and discard it as hazardous material, or you could take it home with you... and perhaps eat it. What? It's true and moms all over the world (including some in our studio) are convinced it helped them after childbirth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:55

Diaper Rash: Causes and Remedies

9/27/2018
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You remove your baby's diaper and see redness everywhere- perhaps even bumps and open sores! What's causing your baby's diaper rash? Could it be the diaper, or some other form allergy or irritation? How should you clean the area to reduce any discomfort for your baby? And how can you treat the rash and (hopefully) prevent it from happening again? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:42

Birthmarks, Stork Bites and Belly Buttons

9/20/2018
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When your baby is born, you examine every inch of its tiny, little body. And you may find some things you didn't expect such as a birthmark or stork bite. What do these marks actually mean and what causes them to appear on your baby? Plus, learn how to properly care for your baby's umbilical cord and belly button after birth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:18

Postpartum Mental Health: OCD and Psychosis

9/13/2018
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Sometimes after birth we don’t feel like ourselves, but eventually those feelings resolve. For some women, their postpartum time is filled with anxiety and compulsions, racing thoughts and sometimes voices in their heads, hallucinations and even violent behaviors. How are these conditions diagnosed? And what kind of impact can it have on the entire family? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:45

Know Your Infant Reflexes

9/6/2018
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If you have a newborn, then you're no stranger to your little one's weird, jerky movements. Thankfully, those crazy moves are completely normal. In fact, these infant reflexes are designed to protect your baby and keep him safe. So, what can you expect as a new parent? What happens during the moro reflex, sucking reflex and the root reflex? Will your child always have them or will they eventually go away? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:38

Surviving Postpartum: What's My New Identity?

8/30/2018
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You recently had a baby and your transition into motherhood may leave you a little puzzled. Who are you, now that you're a mom? How do you shift between caring for yourself, your partner and this new little being that just came into the world? How do you discover your new identity? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:38

Understanding Infant Growth Charts

8/23/2018
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When you go to the pediatrician, they take all sorts of measurements and track your baby's progress through infant growth charts. So, who created these charts and how are averages determined? Do breastfed babies grow any differently than formula fed babies? And what does the term "failure to thrive" actually mean? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:47

Healing from Birth Trauma

8/16/2018
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Sometimes unexpected events during childbirth can wound a new mother. The physical scars fade, but the emotional trauma can produce feelings of helplessness, shame, and defeat. How can a mother process these emotions and even embrace them as moments of courage and strength, rather than weakness? And how can loved ones support mom during this important transition? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:58

The Benefits of Kangaroo Care

8/9/2018
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You've heard the phrase skin-to-skin, but what about kangaroo care? How can this intimate way of holding your baby increase bonding after birth? What are some of the other benefits? How can it help with breastfeeding? And how does it ease the struggles many premature and NICU babies face? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:48

Delayed Postpartum Depression: Having More Babies

8/2/2018
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Having another child after experiencing postpartum depression, or another perinatal mental health disorder may seem daunting as a new mother. What if it happens again? What if it is worse? Who would sign themselves up for this experience again? How can you reconcile this fear with the longing for more babies? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:43

Your Baby's Boogers, Snot and Colds

7/26/2018
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Having a sick baby can be a terrifying experience for new parents. It's hard to know exactly what to do when your little one's fever is rising and they can barely breathe because they're so congested. So, how can you help your baby feel better (since you can use medication)? And how do you clear all the snot and boogers from your baby's nose so they're more comfortable? And what's the general rule when it comes to babies and fevers? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:36:58