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The All About Pregnancy and Birth Podcast is your go to source for comprehensive, evidence-based, holistic information to help you have your best pregnancy and birth. Pregnancy and birth can sometimes feel scary and overwhelming. But with the help of Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins, they don't have to be! Nicole has been an ob/gyn physician for over 10 years and has helped hundreds of women through their pregnancy and birth. She’s here to help you by breaking down topics in an easy to understand manner, sharing women’s birth stories, and interviewing interesting and innovative experts.

The All About Pregnancy and Birth Podcast is your go to source for comprehensive, evidence-based, holistic information to help you have your best pregnancy and birth. Pregnancy and birth can sometimes feel scary and overwhelming. But with the help of Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins, they don't have to be! Nicole has been an ob/gyn physician for over 10 years and has helped hundreds of women through their pregnancy and birth. She’s here to help you by breaking down topics in an easy to understand manner, sharing women’s birth stories, and interviewing interesting and innovative experts.
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The All About Pregnancy and Birth Podcast is your go to source for comprehensive, evidence-based, holistic information to help you have your best pregnancy and birth. Pregnancy and birth can sometimes feel scary and overwhelming. But with the help of Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins, they don't have to be! Nicole has been an ob/gyn physician for over 10 years and has helped hundreds of women through their pregnancy and birth. She’s here to help you by breaking down topics in an easy to understand manner, sharing women’s birth stories, and interviewing interesting and innovative experts.

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Episodes

Ep16: Feeling Your Baby Move!

4/16/2019
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Do you know how important your baby’s movements are, and how to track them? Your baby’s movements, and tracking them, are incredibly important when it comes to ensuring you have a healthy baby. This episode of the All About Pregnancy and Birth Podcast tells you why it’s important to track those movements, how to track them, and most importantly, what to do when you’re concerned about the lack of movement. Listen in to this episode as I go through each of those with you. After tuning in,...

Duration:00:23:02

Ep15: The Gut Microbiome and Your Pregnancy with Dr. Sarina Pasricha

4/9/2019
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It’s quite possible that when you hear the words “gut microbiome” you’re asking yourself what I’m talking about. Am I right? If so, don’t worry, you’re in good company. The majority of people have no clue what it means. But you’re in luck! On today’s episode of the All About Pregnancy and Birth podcast, I talk with Dr. Sarina Pasricha who is an expert on gut health and the gut microbiome. And we had an excellent discussion that I know you’ll not only enjoy but also learn so much from. We...

Duration:00:49:05

Ep14: Birth Stories - 4 Cesarean Births with Linnea Taylor

4/2/2019
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You probably know by now that birth story episodes are my absolute favorites, and this one is no exception! My guest on this episode of the podcast is Linnea Taylor. Linnea shares her experiences with 4 cesarean births, including dealing with placenta previa, and not being awake for 2 of her babies births. You’ll not only learn some valuable lessons, you’ll also laugh, and shed a few tears. Linnea is really able to find joy in some challenging circumstances. Linnea’s experiences are each...

Duration:01:00:51

Ep13: How To Beat Nausea and Vomiting

3/26/2019
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Hopefully you won’t have to go through the experiences I had during my pregnancy with nausea and vomiting. But given how common it is, chances are that you’ll experience it to at least some degree during your pregnancy. And let’s be real, having nausea and vomiting is miserable! That’s why I made this episode of the All About Pregnancy & Birth podcast. To give you both non-medication and medication options you can try to relieve that horrible “morning sickness”. I want you to have the...

Duration:00:20:27

Ep12: How To Choose A Pediatrician With Dr. Phil Boucher

3/19/2019
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Did you know that it’s recommended that you start looking for your baby’s pediatrician and meet with them as early as your second trimester? Are you unsure of what questions to ask or how to choose the right pediatrician for your baby? Good news mama to be! On this episode of the All About Pregnancy & Birth podcast, my friend Dr. Phil Boucher joins me to discuss when to start looking for your pediatrician, what questions to ask, and so much more! Phil is a pediatrician in Nebraska,...

Duration:00:36:20

Ep11: Birth Stories - Giving Birth In A Rural Area With Tarynn Saling

3/12/2019
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Do you know what one of my favorite parts of the All About Pregnancy & Birth podcast is? The birth stories! I love helping you, my listeners, see how each pregnancy and birth is unique, and how each birth story can teach a lesson. This birth story episode is no different. Tarynn Saling has three unique birth stories, each with some great takeaways. She shares her experiences of what it was like giving birth in a rural area. And you MUST hear the jaw dropping experience of her third baby...

Duration:00:54:43

Ep10: Staying Safe & Alive During Pregnancy & The Postpartum Period

3/5/2019
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There are some startling statistics when it comes to maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States, especially if you’re a black woman. We’re one of the richest countries in the world, and yet the rates of maternal morbidity and mortality are increasing, rather than decreasing. Pretty shocking, isn’t it? You might be asking yourself what I mean when I say maternal morbidity and mortality. And if so, you’re not alone. A lot of pregnant and postpartum mamas don’t fully understand...

Duration:00:29:44

Ep9: All About Doulas With Keisha Graham

2/26/2019
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Do you know what a doula is, what they do, and just how important they can be to you during your pregnancy and labor? I definitely do. That's why I have a doula as part of my Facebook group communities. But as much as I thought I knew, I still learned a thing or two during this episode of the All About Pregnancy and Birth podcast! During this episode, I talk with my friend and the community manager of both my course Facebook group and podcast Facebook group, experienced doula Keisha...

Duration:00:32:38

Ep8: Birth Stories - 3 Babies In 4 Years Using Hypnobirthing With Dr. Charmaine Gregory

2/19/2019
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Do you know why I love featuring Birth Stories on the All About Pregnancy and Birth podcast? Because it shows you that each pregnancy and birth is unique and special! And this episode is no different! Dr. Charmaine Gregory has not one, but THREE amazing birth stories and she takes you through her struggles getting pregnant, to how hypnosis helped her cope with the pain during unmedicated births, to your mindset during pregnancy and beyond. And there are a few fun shockers in this episode...

Duration:00:46:12

Ep7: Getting Ready For The Hospital

2/12/2019
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Are you thoroughly confused about what to pack for the hospital when you go to have your precious baby? Trust me mama, you’re not alone! So many women stress over what to pack in their bags for the hospital, and usually end up packing too many things they don’t need, and wishing they had packed other things they didn’t even think about. As an Ob/Gyn, I’ve seen this happen time and time again! Thanks to my years of experience with labor and delivery, I know the most important (and usually...

Duration:00:20:49

Ep6: High Risk Pregnancy with Dr. Keisha Reddick

2/5/2019
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Every woman goes into pregnancy hoping that everything will be uneventful and perfect, right? Very few women expect to have health problems, or for their baby to have health problems, or to have other unexpected issues. Not to cause any alarm, but that isn’t always the case. That’s why each and every pregnant woman can benefit from learning what a Maternal Fetal Medicine physician is, and what they can do to help you should you need them. So I’m super so excited to have as my guest on...

Duration:00:51:53

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

2/4/2019
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Introducing the All About Pregnancy And Birth Podcast Community Facebook Group! A safe space for you to get and give support during the journey of pregnancy and birth. Come join us, it will be fun! Request to join here. All About Pregnancy & Birth Podcast Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/aapbpodcast/

Duration:00:01:29

Ep5: My Birth Stories

1/29/2019
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I strongly believe that women learn some of the most crucial information about labor, delivery and childbirth...from other women’s birth stories. That’s why on the All About Pregnancy and Birth podcast you’ll find a mixture of advice, expert information, and real life birth stories from mamas and mamas-to-be, just like you. This episode is a little different though...on today’s episode I’m sharing with you my own personal birth stories! No filters. No gloss. Just truth. Am I proud of every...

Duration:00:34:45

Ep4: Choosing the Right Hospital to Give Birth

1/22/2019
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The hospital that you choose for your birth can have a big influence on your experience during your labor and childbirth. Think about it….you already know how important choosing the right doctor is (check out episode 3), and your doctor will actually only be there for a small part of your labor and delivery. You might see them three or four times total. But the hospital, well, you’ll be there for the entire duration of your labor, delivery, and postpartum stay. That’s why it’s vital that...

Duration:00:22:18

Ep3: How To Be Sure You Have The Right Doctor

1/15/2019
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Did you know that the doctor you choose to care for you while you’re pregnant actually has a big impact on the course of your pregnancy and the birth of your baby? Now I know that you want to be completely sure you’re in great hands during this critical time in your life. And as someone who’s delivered tons of babies myself, I happen to know a thing or two about what to look for when you’re a mama-to-be searching for a doctor. Check out this episode of The All About Pregnancy & Birth...

Duration:00:17:28

Ep2: Giving Birth Without Medication In The Hospital

1/8/2019
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Have you been thinking about going the unmedicated route during your labor and delivery? Then this episode is for you, mama-to-be. Even if you’re just pondering it. A lot of women use the term “natural birth” when talking about foregoing medications, but to be honest, all births are natural. So you’ll hear me use the phrase “unmedicated birth” instead. But before you really make your decision, there are a few things for you to consider… For instance, why do you want an unmedicated birth?...

Duration:00:19:26

Ep1: 9 Things You’ll Want To Know Before Giving Birth

1/8/2019
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Let’s be honest here for a moment about giving birth. There can be a lot of fear and questions surrounding the entire experience. But here’s the deal. Whether it’s your first child or your third child IT’S PERFECTLY NORMAL to have questions, concerns, and yes, even fears. Thankfully, you’re in the right place, listening to the right podcast! I’ve been an OB/GYN for over ten years, and have delivered HUNDREDS of babies. Not to mention the fact that I carried and delivered two babies of my...

Duration:00:21:12

Introducing The All About Pregnancy & Birth Podcast

12/19/2018
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Introducing the All About Pregnancy and Birth podcast! This is the place to be to get comprehensive, evidence-based, holistic information to help you have your best pregnancy and birth. Hosted by Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins, a board certified ob/gyn physician and certified integrative health coach. The first episodes premiere January 8th!

Duration:00:01:26