Pregnancy Podcast

Pregnancy Podcast

Vanessa Merten

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Pregnancy Podcast

Pregnancy, Birth, Being a New Parent made easy! The Pregnancy Podcast is a podcast all about navigating the crazy awesomeness that is pregnancy, birth, and being a new parent! Vanessa Merten provides evidence based info that goes way beyond the typical “pregnancy instruction manual” by sharing all of the pros and cons, different perspectives, the latest research, and expert guests here and there – all so you decide what the best option is for YOU and feel confident about​ your decisions while you are pregnant and beyond. The Pregnancy Podcast covers everything from pregnancy, prenatal care, labor, natural birth, breast feeding, newborns, and being a new parent. The Pregnancy Podcast is ​a resource to help you make informed decisions about your pregnancy and your baby. Rest assured, you’ll find the real solutions that are in line with your family and your lifestyle.
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142: Progesterone Oct 14, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Heartburn Oct 7, 2018 Listen Download
What to Pack in Your Birth Bag Sep 30, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Kombucha Sep 16, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 140: Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy and After Birth Sep 9, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Lactation Cookies, Do They Really Work? Sep 2, 2018 Listen Download
139: Pumping Breast Milk Aug 26, 2018 Listen Download
138: Breastfeeding, Troubleshooting Your Baby Aug 19, 2018 Listen Download
137: Breastfeeding, Troubleshooting Your Breasts Aug 12, 2018 Listen Download
136: Breastfeeding Basics Aug 5, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: I’m Freaked Out About Breastfeeding Aug 1, 2018 Listen Download
Changes to the Pregnancy Podcast Jul 29, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Lotus Birth Jul 25, 2018 Listen Download
135: Short Cervix, Incompetent Cervix, and Cerclage Jul 22, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Lipase and Freezing Breastmilk Jul 4, 2018 Listen Download
134: Bug Bites (Mosquitos, Ticks, and Fleas) Jul 1, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Yoga and Inversion Poses During Pregnancy Jun 20, 2018 Listen Download
133: Dads and Partners, Everything You Need to Know Jun 17, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Work and Job Hazards Jun 13, 2018 Listen Download
132: Iron During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Jun 10, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Short Height and Carrying a Baby to Term Jun 6, 2018 Listen Download
131: Vitamin D During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Jun 3, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Is Your Toilet Seat Turning Blue? May 30, 2018 Listen Download
130: BPA Safety During Pregnancy & For Your Baby May 27, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: When is a C-Section Absolutely Necessary? May 16, 2018 Listen Download
129: Lessons Learned Breastfeeding the Second Time Around May 13, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: The Doctor or Midwife On Call May 9, 2018 Listen Download
128: Probiotics May 6, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Eating Deli Meat During Pregnancy Apr 18, 2018 Listen Download
127: Antibiotics During Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding Apr 15, 2018 Listen Download
126: Morning Sickness Apr 1, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Recreational Activities During Pregnancy Mar 21, 2018 Listen Download
125: Back Pain During Pregnancy & Postpartum Mar 18, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Nail Polish Mar 14, 2018 Listen Download
124: Gentle Cesarean Birth & Vaginal Seeding Mar 11, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Visitors After Your Baby is Born Feb 28, 2018 Listen Download
123: Cesarean Birth Feb 25, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Vernix Caseosa & Baby’s First Bath Feb 21, 2018 Listen Download
122: Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum (And Their Safety) Feb 18, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Nuchal Cord (Umbilical Cord Wrapped Around Neck) Feb 7, 2018 Listen Download
121: Pregnancy Over Age 35 (Advanced Maternal Age) Feb 4, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Allergies Jan 31, 2018 Listen Download
120: Postpartum, Planning Ahead Jan 28, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Apple Cider Vinegar Jan 24, 2018 Listen Download
119: Postpartum, What to Expect Jan 21, 2018 Listen Download
Q&A: Loud Noises Jan 17, 2018 Listen Download
118: My Second Pregnancy, Lessons Learned & My Birth Story Jan 14, 2018 Listen Download
117: Eating Organic During Pregnancy Dec 17, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Insemination and Judgment from Family Dec 13, 2017 Listen Download
116: Migraines and Headaches Dec 10, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Ectopic Pregnancy Dec 6, 2017 Listen Download
115: Constipation During Pregnancy Dec 3, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Placenta Encapsulation & the CDC Nov 29, 2017 Listen Download
114: Labor Signs Nov 26, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Fear of Things Not Going as Planned Nov 22, 2017 Listen Download
113: Braxton Hicks Contractions vs. True Labor Nov 19, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Baby Movement Nov 15, 2017 Listen Download
112: Will Eating Dates Help Your Labor? Nov 12, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Baby Laundry Detergent Nov 8, 2017 Listen Download
111: Health Insurance (Updated for 2018) Nov 5, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Your Health Insurance & the Calendar Year Nov 1, 2017 Listen Download
110: When You and Your Partner Disagree Oct 29, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Pregnancy Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Oct 25, 2017 Listen Download
109: Fever During Pregnancy Oct 22, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Numbness Oct 18, 2017 Listen Download
108: Colds, Flu, and Pregnancy Oct 15, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Body Piercings, Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding Oct 11, 2017 Listen Download
107: Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy (Updated) Oct 8, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Tanning, Sunless Tanning, and Spray Tans Oct 4, 2017 Listen Download
106: Pregnancy, Pets, and Your Baby Oct 1, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Facials, Microneedling, and Botox Sep 27, 2017 Listen Download
105: Using a TENS Machine During Labor Sep 24, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Doula Sep 20, 2017 Listen Download
104: Pregnancy Foot Health Sep 17, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Pregnancy Brain Sep 13, 2017 Listen Download
103: Pregnancy Sleep, Tips for Better Sleep Sep 10, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: When should I tell my boss I am pregnant? Sep 6, 2017 Listen Download
102: Pregnancy Sleep Issues Sep 3, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Pregnancy Fatigue Aug 30, 2017 Listen Download
101: Breastfeeding Challenges in the Real World, Featuring Elizabeth Bayne Aug 27, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Lifting Heavy Objects Aug 23, 2017 Listen Download
100: Pumping Breast Milk (Rebroadcast) Aug 20, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Placental Lake Aug 16, 2017 Listen Download
99: Breastfeeding, Troubleshooting Your Baby Aug 13, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Breast Crawl Aug 9, 2017 Listen Download
98: Breastfeeding, Troubleshooting Your Breasts Aug 6, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Misoprostol (Cytotec) Aug 2, 2017 Listen Download
97: Breastfeeding Basics Jul 30, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Carrying High or Low Jul 26, 2017 Listen Download
96: Prenatal Massage Jul 23, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Pregnancy Dreams Jul 19, 2017 Listen Download
95: Babymoon Jul 16, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Sunburns & Sun Exposure During Pregnancy Jul 12, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 94: Postpartum Girdles Jul 9, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Acupuncture for a Breech Baby Jul 5, 2017 Listen Download
93: Negative Blood Types and the RhoGAM Shot Jul 2, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Pooping During Labor Jun 28, 2017 Listen Download
92: IV Fluids and Drinking During Labor Jun 25, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Siblings at the Birth of a New Baby Jun 21, 2017 Listen Download
91: Eating During Labor Jun 18, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: One Page Birth Plan Jun 14, 2017 Listen Download
90: Nitrous Oxide Jun 11, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Marijuana and Male Fertility Jun 7, 2017 Listen Download
89: Morning Sickness Jun 4, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Collagen May 31, 2017 Listen Download
88: Your Due Date May 28, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Postpartum Hair Loss May 24, 2017 Listen Download
87: Common Skin Issues During Pregnancy May 21, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding with Large Breasts May 17, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 86: Skin Care Ingredients to Avoid During Pregnancy May 14, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Breast Size and Milk Production May 10, 2017 Listen Download
85: Drinking Tea During Pregnancy May 7, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: PUPPS May 3, 2017 Listen Download
84: Pacifiers Apr 30, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Uncomfortable Ultrasounds Apr 26, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 83: When Birth Does Not Go as Planned Apr 23, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Exercising Before a Glucose Test Apr 19, 2017 Listen Download
82: Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) and the 24 Hour Rule Apr 16, 2017 Listen Download
81: Labor Positions (Rebroadcast) Apr 9, 2017 Listen Download
80: Interventions (Rebroadcast) Apr 2, 2017 Listen Download
79: Vaginal Tearing, Episiotomy, & Healing (Rebroadcast) Mar 26, 2017 Listen Download
78: Doula (Rebroadcast) Mar 19, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: I’m so scared about giving birth! Mar 15, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 77: Gestational Diabetes Testing (Glucose Challenge Screening & Glucose Tolerance Test) Mar 12, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Retained Placenta Mar 8, 2017 Listen Download
76: Common Pregnancy, Birth, & Breastfeeding Myths Mar 5, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A Heart Shaped Uterus (Bicornuate Uterus) Mar 1, 2017 Listen Download
75: Eating Meat During Pregnancy Feb 26, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Choroid Plexus Cysts Feb 22, 2017 Listen Download
74: Omega 3 and Fish Oil Supplements During Pregnancy Feb 19, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Fetal Growth Percentiles Feb 15, 2017 Listen Download
73: Eating Fish During Pregnancy Feb 12, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Perineal Massage Feb 8, 2017 Listen Download
72: Communicating With Your Doctor or Midwife - Featuring Dr. Stu, MD OB/GYN Feb 5, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Prescription vs. Over the Counter Prenatal Vitamins Feb 1, 2017 Listen Download
71: The Third Trimester (Updated) Jan 29, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Umcka (Homeopathic Remedy for Cold & Flu) Jan 25, 2017 Listen Download
70: The Second Trimester (Updated) Jan 22, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Itchy Palms & Obstetric Cholestasis Jan 18, 2017 Listen Download
69: The First Trimester (Updated) Jan 15, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Ultrasound Accuracy Jan 11, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 68: I’m Pregnant. Now What? (Updated) Jan 8, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Aspirin During Pregnancy Jan 4, 2017 Listen Download
67: Vaccines 0-24 Months, Individual Vaccines Jan 1, 2017 Listen Download
Q&A: Stuffy Nose & Pregnancy Rhinitis Dec 21, 2016 Listen Download
66: Vaccines 0-24 Months, an Overview Dec 18, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (Pelvic Girdle Pain) Dec 14, 2016 Listen Download
65: Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Dec 11, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Homeopathy & Arnica Montana Dec 7, 2016 Listen Download
64: Tdap Vaccine Dec 4, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Protein During Pregnancy (Soy & Protein Powder) Nov 30, 2016 Listen Download
63: Get a Head Start on Parenting Nov 27, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Is a Home Doppler Safe? Nov 23, 2016 Listen Download
62: Vaginal Exams Nov 20, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Anterior Placenta Nov 16, 2016 Listen Download
61: Vitamin D Nov 13, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Finding a Lump in Your Breast During Pregnancy Nov 9, 2016 Listen Download
60: Health Insurance Nov 6, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Nuchal Hand & Compound Presentations Nov 2, 2016 Listen Download
59: Circumcision Oct 30, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Do I really need a written birth plan? Oct 26, 2016 Listen Download
58: Skin to Skin Contact Oct 23, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Postpartum Healing Pads (Padsicles) Oct 19, 2016 Listen Download
57: Choosing a Pediatrician Oct 16, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Cabbage Leaves Oct 12, 2016 Listen Download
56: Pregnancy Dental Care Oct 9, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A Sushi Oct 5, 2016 Listen Download
55: Second Time Mom Oct 2, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Fentanyl Sep 28, 2016 Listen Download
54: Zika Sep 25, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Prenatal Yoga Sep 21, 2016 Listen Download
53: Traveling While Pregnant Sep 18, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Pregnancy & Hair Dye Sep 14, 2016 Listen Download
52: Breech Baby & External Cephalic Version Sep 11, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Stress from Family Sep 7, 2016 Listen Download
51: Caffeine and Pregnancy Sep 4, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Folate and Folic Acid Aug 31, 2016 Listen Download
50: Alcohol and Pregnancy Aug 28, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Pudendal Nerve Block Aug 24, 2016 Listen Download
49: Your Birth Plan Aug 21, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Choosing the Right Crib Aug 17, 2016 Listen Download
48: Third Stage of Labor Aug 14, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Evening Primrose Oil Aug 10, 2016 Listen Download
47: Vitamin K & Erythromycin Aug 7, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Induction Aug 3, 2016 Listen Download
46: Natural Hospital Birth Jul 31, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Skin to Skin & Delayed Cord Clamping Jul 27, 2016 Listen Download
45: Water Birth Jul 24, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Working Out After Baby & Milk Production Jul 20, 2016 Listen Download
44: Birth Center Jul 17, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Placenta Previa Jul 13, 2016 Listen Download
43: Group B Strep Jul 10, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: VBAC Jul 6, 2016 Listen Download
42: Home Birth Jul 3, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Single Umbilical Artery Jun 29, 2016 Listen Download
41: Labor Room Environment Jun 26, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A: Glucose Challenge Screening Jun 22, 2016 Listen Download
40: Natural Birth Jun 19, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A C-section Suture Methods Jun 15, 2016 Listen Download
39: Cesarean Section Jun 12, 2016 Listen Download
38: Epidural Jun 5, 2016 Listen Download
37: Hospital Birth May 29, 2016 Listen Download
36: Labor Positions May 22, 2016 Listen Download
35: Electronic Fetal Monitoring May 15, 2016 Listen Download
34: Midwife or OBGYN? May 8, 2016 Listen Download
33: Infant Formula May 1, 2016 Listen Download
32: Bottle Feeding Apr 24, 2016 Listen Download
31: Pumping Breastmilk, Building a Stash & Pumping at Work Apr 17, 2016 Listen Download
30: Pumping Breast Milk Apr 10, 2016 Listen Download
29: Preparing for Breastfeeding Apr 3, 2016 Listen Download
28: Placenta Encapsulation Mar 27, 2016 Listen Download
27: Cord Blood Banking Mar 20, 2016 Listen Download
26: Delayed Cord Clamping Mar 13, 2016 Listen Download
25: Maternity Clothes Mar 6, 2016 Listen Download
24: What to Pack in Your Birth Center or Hospital Bag Feb 28, 2016 Listen Download
23: Doula Feb 21, 2016 Listen Download
22: Episiotomy Feb 14, 2016 Listen Download
21: Inducing Labor Naturally Feb 7, 2016 Listen Download
20: Induction Jan 31, 2016 Listen Download
19: Hypnobirthing with Suzy Ashworth of The Calm Birth School Jan 24, 2016 Listen Download
18: Braxton Hicks Contractions Jan 17, 2016 Listen Download
17: Ultrasounds Jan 10, 2016 Listen Download
16: Invasive Prenatal Tests Jan 3, 2016 Listen Download
15: Noninvasive Prenatal Tests Dec 27, 2015 Listen Download
14: Postpartum Depression Dec 20, 2015 Listen Download
13: Dad, Everything You Need to Know Dec 13, 2015 Listen Download
12: Bringing Baby Home, Troubleshooting Dec 6, 2015 Listen Download
11: Bringing Baby Home, The First Few Days Nov 29, 2015 Listen Download
10: Breastfeeding Nov 22, 2015 Listen Download
9: Birth Nov 15, 2015 Listen Download
8: Interventions Nov 8, 2015 Listen Download
7: Preparing for Baby Nov 1, 2015 Listen Download
6: Birth Classes Oct 25, 2015 Listen Download
5: The Third Trimester Oct 18, 2015 Listen Download
4: The Second Trimester Oct 11, 2015 Listen Download
3: The First Trimester Oct 4, 2015 Listen Download
2: Prenatal Care Sep 26, 2015 Listen Download
1: I'm Pregnant. Now what? Sep 26, 2015 Listen Download
0: Introduction to the Pregnancy Podcast Sep 26, 2015 Listen Download

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