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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

Pampering Yourself During Pregnancy

11/13/2017
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Pregnant women usually experience symptoms such a extreme fatigue, body aches, and nausea. You may also be on your feet all day at work or at home running around as you care for your other children. Bottom line: the world isn't going to stop simply because you're pregnant. What can you do to pamper yourself a bit so you can enjoy the experience more? We've got some great ideas to help relieve stress and improve your physical and emotional well being. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration: 00:37:29


Childbirth Choices: Waterbirth

11/6/2017
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Water can help you relieve pressure throughout your pregnancy, so it only makes sense that giving birth in the water can improve your overall childbirth experience as well. What are some of the benefits waterbirth provides for both mother and baby? How are babies monitored if mom is laboring in the water? And is it really safe for babies to stay underwater as they're being born? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:38:26


Pregnancy in the Military

10/30/2017
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Being pregnant while serving in the military can be challenging, but there are also some great resources to help support you and your growing family. What policies do you need to be aware of before, during and after your pregnancy? What can you expect regarding prenatal care? And what options do you have for delivering your baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:31:21


The Top 10 Foods To Eat When Pregnant

10/23/2017
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Eating healthy is important during pregnancy- we know that. But eating healthy isn't always easy, especially if you don't have a lot of time and you get those crazy food cravings. What are the best foods to eat (and the most practical ways to eat them)? Today we're revealing our top 10 foods to eat while pregnant.

Duration: 00:39:34


Body Changes During Pregnancy: Your Uterus

10/16/2017
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Your uterus is your baby's home for the next nine months. But what do you really know about this vital organ? How large can the uterus get throughout pregnancy? Plus, how it may be taken out of your body completely during childbirth.

Duration: 00:35:16


The Stages of Labor

10/9/2017
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Our bodies experience three stages of labor during childbirth. What are the three stages, what exactly is happening to your body and why is it necessary? Understanding these stages will better prepare you for your own labor and delivery because you'll know what to expect.

Duration: 00:37:41


Childbirth Preparation Methods: Alexander Technique

10/2/2017
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The ability to experience birth with ease, control and effectiveness- that's the power of The Alexander Technique. This method is used by professionals all over the world to build strength and manage pain. So, what exactly is this technique all about? And what should you expect if you decide to take a class?

Duration: 00:40:00


Coping with Morning Sickness

9/25/2017
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Think you're pregnant? Nausea is one of the first pregnancy symptoms you may notice, and it could stay with you for awhile. So, what actual causes morning sickness? What types of foods and vitamins help make you feel better? Plus, our panelists share how they coped with morning sickness during their pregnancies.

Duration: 00:30:42


Keeping Your Pregnancy Low Risk

9/18/2017
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There are many advantages to having a low-risk pregnancy, especially if you're planning a natural birth. What should your blood pressure look like? What about the food you eat and the amount of time you exercise? This episode explores some practical ways for you to stay in optimal health during the next nine months.

Duration: 00:36:36


Gender Prediction: Fact Vs. Fiction

9/11/2017
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Are you having a boy or girl? It's the question even complete strangers like to ask us when we're pregnant. So, what are the most reliable ways to determine the gender of your unborn child? And is there any medical basis for all those crazy wives-tales out there?

Duration: 00:41:47


The Truth About Gestational Diabetes

9/4/2017
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Even if you've never had diabetes, you could be among the 18% of women who develop a form of it about halfway through their pregnancy. While gestational diabetes is not a permanent condition, it does impact both mother and baby. How is gestational diabetes diagnosed? What are your treatment options? And how can it impact your labor and delivery?

Duration: 00:32:18


Preeclampsia: Symptoms and Treatment

8/28/2017
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Tired of peeing in a cup every time you have an OB/GYN appointment? They're testing for increased protein in your urine which may be a sign of preeclampsia. So, what is preeclampsia and how can it impact your pregnancy? If untreated, how could it affect you and your baby?

Duration: 00:38:22


Childbirth Preparation Methods: Hypnobabies

8/21/2017
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Today's expecting mothers are much more proactive in their approach to childbirth preparation, and that's one reason why Hypnobabies has become so popular. What exactly is Hypnobabies and how does it differ from Hypnobirthing? What does it take to become successful in using this technique? Plus, is it really possible to have a "pain-free" birth?

Duration: 00:32:48


Birthing Centers: An Alternative to Hospitals

8/14/2017
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Where should you birth your baby? If a hospital doesn't feel right but home birth is also out of your comfort zone, then you may want to consider a birthing center. So, what exactly is a birthing center and what type of care can you expect to receive?

Duration: 00:31:14


Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

8/7/2017
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Your growing belly can be a bit uncomfortable or even painful for your lower back and spine. Having chiropractic adjustments can help release that pressure and even improve your overall childbirth experience. What are the most common pregnancy discomforts treated with chiropractic care? Are there any risks to mom and baby? And how can these adjustments impact your baby's positioning?

Duration: 00:29:06


Healthy Body Image During Pregnancy

7/31/2017
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Your body goes through many changes during pregnancy. While these changes may be necessary for the growth and development of your baby, it's sometimes hard to feel good about yourself during the process. What exactly does it mean to have a healthy body image? Why is important- especially during pregnancy? Plus, our mamas weigh in on aspects of their own bodies that bothered them the most during pregnancy.

Duration: 00:45:32


Your Pregnancy Due Date: Is It Really Important?

7/24/2017
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Determining your due date is one of the first things that happens at your initial prenatal appointment. What are the common methods used when figuring out this date? What happens if your exact due date can't be determined and how can it impact future treatment? Plus, what's happens if your due date comes and goes and your baby still hasn't arrived?

Duration: 00:36:26


Prenatal Anxiety and Depression

7/17/2017
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Pregnancy is supposed to be a happy time, but that joy can easily be overshadowed by prenatal anxiety and depression. How do you know if you're developing these conditions during your pregnancy? What are the main risk factors or warning signs? And how can you get the support you need to overcome it?

Duration: 00:40:26


Childbirth Choices: Planned Homebirths

7/10/2017
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Women have been giving birth at home since the beginning of time. So, why are planned homebirths today considered so risky? What are some of the pros and cons of this type of childbirth? And the BIG question... is it really safe?

Duration: 00:35:20


Dental Care During Pregnancy

7/3/2017
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Many pregnant women are hesitant about having any type of dental work done during pregnancy. However, maintaining proper dental care if actually recommended throughout your pregnancy. Why is good oral hygiene extremely important while pregnant? Is it safe during all trimesters? And what should pregnant women know about dental medications, antibiotics, and x-rays?

Duration: 00:36:59

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