Episode 113 | July 21st
Pregnancy in the Military
We all know the life of a military family can look completely different than a civilian. So, does that include pregnancy as well? What should you do when you first find out you’re pregnant? What resources are available to military families who are expecting? And what does maternity and paternity leave look like?
Episode 112 | July 7th
Your Baby Registry: Breast Pumps
Breast is always best for your newborn baby. But, there may be times when you’re away from your baby and need some expressed breast milk. What types of breast pumps are available to you? We’ll explain the basic features so you can determine what to put on your baby registry.
Episode 111 | June 23rd
Stretch Marks 411
You’ve probably heard horror stories about stretch marks, right? But what exactly are stretch marks and what causes them? Do lotions, creams and other procedures really work? And is there any way to prevent them?
Delayed Cord Clamping After Birth
Cutting your baby’s cord is a magical moment for many parents. But new studies suggest delaying the cutting of the cord could have multiple benefits. Learn more about the pros and cons to determine which option is best for you.
Sleep During Pregnancy: Finding Comfort with a Growing Belly
Sleep is important throughout your pregnancy. But trying to get comfortable with a growing belly and all that pressure on your bladder can be tough. This episode explores various ways you can help your body relax so you and your baby can rest.
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