Informed Pregnancy Episodes

Pallavi Sastry – “Before”

Actress / Producer / Podcaster and now incubator Pallavi Sastry chats about her background in musical theater and transformation into TV, and what it was like growing up as an Indian American post 9/11. She gets real about real life...

Mr. Kate – Nursery Design Tips

The creators of the smash hit YouTube design show "Mr. Kate" are expecting an add-on of their own!  Kate and Joey stop by to talk pregnancy, birth planning, and nursery design as well as their #creativeweirdo journey, becoming YouTube entrepreneur...

Creating a Village – Lele Akalu

Lele Akalu immigrated to the United States from Ethiopia at the age of 14 to pursue higher education. After three years of nursing school, she realized that nursing wasn't her passion and did a 180 career change to pursue the...

Stuart Brazell – Creating your own brand

TV personality, blogger and new Mom, Stuart Brazell walks us through the importance of authenticity and creativity while building your personal brand and her journey to becoming an influencer.  Stuart shares the story of her recent birth to her so...

Early Labor – Aleksandra Evanguelidi, LM

How do you know when labor is starting?  What is the difference between Braxton-Hicks and labor contractions? When do you call the doula?  Birth practitioner?  Long time midwife Aleksandra Evanguelidi shares her expert perspective on ide...

Introducing Motherhood Sessions from Gimlet

Julia was born in South Korea, but was adopted and raised by a white family. Now that she has her own child—the first biological relative she’s ever known—she’s rethinking her relationship with her own family, and on a search to...

Denise Vasi

Super pregnant actress, model, wife and mother Denise Vasi shares the beautiful story of her first pregnancy and home birth - spoiler alert the baby arrived before the midwives did.  Denise talks about life as a pregnant and working mother...

Erica Ciccone Clancy – AFTER

Erica Ciccone Clancy is back to share her home birth experience. After months of preparation, education, and building a solid birth team, Erica quickly progresses into active labor.  Tune in for an entertaining and inspiring listen as she walks us...

Erica Ciccone Clancy – BEFORE

TV producer, native New Yorker, and former competitive gymnast Erica Ciccone Clancy is imminently due with her first baby and is planning a home birth. Erica is bringing the 'mind over body' training from her gymnastics competition training, embracing ...

Emilie de Ravin – After

After transporting to the hospital for intense back labor during her first birth, actress Emilie De Ravin planned for a home birth with her second hoping and praying that the back labor would not plague her again. In this episode,...