Episode 95 | March 3rd
Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Birth Doulas
We’re continuing our series which explores your options when choosing your health care providers. This episode focuses on birth and postpartum doulas? How can they help you have the birth you’ve always wanted? And how can they make those first few weeks after birth more enjoyable as well?
Episode 94 | February 23rd
Mocktail Recipes: Non-Alcoholic Pregnancy Drinks
When you’re pregnant, your options for “adult beverages” are limited. That’s when pregnant mamas turn to their favorite “mocktails”. Saavy, sophisticated drinks- minus the alcohol. Join us as we taste test some of the best recipes right in our studio!
Episode 93 | February 17th
Twin Pregnancy: How Does It Happen?
You think you’re having a “normal” ultrasound, only to find out there’s two heartbeats instead of one. After the initial shock has wore off, you may be wondering how on earth you conceived twins in the first place! Brought to you by our new sister show, Twin Talks!
Episode 92 | February 10th
How To Know When You’re in Labor
Whether this is your first baby, or your fifth baby… every pregnancy is different so it may be difficult to tell if you are really in labor. What are some of the common “warning signs”? What’s the ideal way to count your contractions? And when should you leave home and head for the hospital?
VBAC: The Risks and Benefits
Are you considering a vaginal birth after cesarean, also known as a VBAC? There are several factors that determine whether or not you are a good candidate for this type of birth. Today we’ll be discussing the risks and benefits of having a vaginal birth versus a repeat cesarean.
Managing Pregnancy Discomfort: Prenatal Massage
We’re continuing our series focused on natural ways to relieve pregnancy discomfort. In this episode, we’ll learn more about the benefits of prenatal massage. What should you expect from this type of therapy and how can it help you throughout your pregnancy?
Announcing Your Pregnancy
Whether planned or a complete surprise, announcing your pregnancy is a big deal deal for many soon-to-be parents. When should you share the big news? Who should know first? How do you tell your parents? Plus, the big facebook debate.
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As soon as I was pregnant with my first child, I shouted the news from the mountain tops. I told EVERYONE that I was pregnant. My grad school professors. My friends. The lady behind me in the checkout lane at the grocery store. Mind you, this was at 4 weeks, 5 days pregnant. I was ecstatic. I was feeling great! I loved being pregnant. Then morning sickness crept up on me…
It didn’t start out so bad. Around 6 weeks of pregnancy, I just started to feel ‘off’. Nothing that would keep me from doing my normal 5 mile run in the morning prior to heading off to grad school classes. Occasionally, the cafeteria would serve something with hard boiled eggs or tuna salad, and I’d feel a wave of nausea rise up, but it would easily subside when I walked away from the offending smell. Nothing I couldn’t handle. Continue reading…
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