Preggie Pals Episodes

Seeking Support: Miscarriage and Infant Loss

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...

What to Expect When Your Water Breaks

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...

Delayed Cord Clamping After Childbirth

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...

Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Midwives

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...

Getting Pregnant: Common Fertility Treatments

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...

Announcing Your Pregnancy

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...

Mocktails: Non-Alcoholic Pregnancy Drinks

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. Toda...

Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Postpartum Doulas

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....

Managing Pregnancy Discomfort: Physical Therapy

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...

Saving Money During Pregnancy

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...