Preggie Pals Episodes

Pregnancy Forums, Cracking the Code of Acronyms

There are tons of pregnancy forums online. Finding these forums isn't the hard part, but trying to understand what people are trying to say can be quite a challenge. Why are these forums full of acronyms?  What are the most...

The Hospital Delivery Room: What to Expect

You think you're having contractions, so it's off to the hospital you go! So, what should you expect when you arrive? At what point are you provided with a labor and delivery room? How many people will be caring for...

Childbirth Preparation Methods: Bini Birth

Bini Birth explores many different methods of childbirth, approaching birth as an individual process that each woman explores in her own way. Today we'll hear from creator Ana Paula Markel. What are the main principles behind this practice? Wh...

Introducing BANDTASTIC – the greatest band in the Universe!

Listen to Bandtastic on Himalaya, or wherever you get your podcasts: https://www.himalaya.com/s/kABandtastic is a sci-fi musical adventure about the most popular band in the universe. Assembled by a super-intelligent spaceship, D.E.B.R.A. and ...

Inducing Labor Naturally

You've reached the end of your pregnancy. Your due date has passed and still no baby. Fortunately, there are some safe non-invasive ways to give your baby a gentle nudge down the birth canal. When should you consider self-induction and...

Choosing Your Care Provider: Pediatrician

You're in the process of picking out your dream team when it comes to pregnancy and birthing your baby. But what about picking a pediatrician to help care for your baby? That's right! Choosing your pediatrician is highly recommended prior...

Coping with Morning Sickness

Think you're pregnant? Nausea is one of the first pregnancy symptoms you may notice, and it could stay with you for a while. So, what actually causes morning sickness? What types of foods and vitamins help make you feel better?...

Nesting Instinct During Pregnancy

Sudden bursts of energy have lead you to clean out the fridge, sweep out the garage and reorganize your sock drawer. The good news is, you're not alone. What exactly is the nesting instinct during pregnancy? Who gets it? And...

Delivering a Breech Baby

You were planning for a vaginal birth, but then you learn your baby is breech. Fetal position is often overlooked until late in the pregnancy, so what are your options? Should you try and get your baby to turn? Can...