Episode 55 | May 20th
Pregnancy Exercises: Running While Pregnant
Running while pregnant seems to be a controversial subject amongst many non-runners. But running can be quite beneficial for you and your baby. In this episode, we’ll hear from moms who safely ran throughout their pregnancies.
Episode 54 | May 13th
Safe Travel During Pregnancy
Does your job require you to travel? Or perhaps you’ve planned a special vacation? What are doctor’s recommendations when it comes to travel during pregnancy? We’ll explore factors to consider whether you’re traveling by land, air or sea.
Episode 53 | May 6th
The First Hour After Birth (Featuring Penny Simkin)
It’s a special LIVE Mother’s Day episode featuring Penny Simkin, well-known Author and Doula. Penny shares her vast wisdom and recommendations with regard to that precious first hour after birth. Plus, we’re giving away three AMAZING prize packages to our lucky listeners!
Episode 52 | April 29th
Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Birthing Centers
Baby-friendly hospitals and birthing centers encourage breastfeeding and bonding between mother and baby. What does it take to earn this important distinction and how can you find a baby-friendly hospital or birthing center in your area?
Healing from an Unwanted Cesarean
Unfortunately, the perfect birth plan we picture in our minds unravels during labor and delivery leading to serious medical intervention, such as a cesarean. How do you begin to heal from this unexpected turn of events and learn to embrace your birth experience?
Babymoons: Planning Your Pregnancy Vacation
Need some time to getaway before the baby arrives? Babymoons are a great way to savor your freedom while celebrating your future! But, when should you travel? What can you do? And what should you expect?
The Expectant Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy
Happy Father’s Day to all our new and expecting dads! In this episode, an all-dad panel discuss what pregnancy is like from the partner’s point-of-view. Also, what can you do to better bond with the baby and be supportive during labor and delivery?
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