Preggie Pals

Latest Episodes

Prenatal Anxiety and Depression

Pregnancy is supposed to be a time of great joy, unfortunately, at least one in ten pregnant women suffers from bouts of prenatal anxiety and depression. What typically triggers these feelings, and how do you know when extra support is needed?

Childbirth Choices: Planned Homebirths

We’re launching a new series all about your choices of how to birth your baby. In this episode, we’re learning all about planned homebirths. What typically happens during a homebirth and how can you better prepare to have the best experience possible?

Dental Care During Pregnancy

Your dentist calls about your teeth cleaning, but you cancel your appointment because you’re pregnant. Contrary to popular belief, preventive dental cleanings and annual exams during pregnancy are not only safe, but are recommended.

Prenatal Testing and Genetic Counseling

Parents-to-be usually receive the option of testing for genetic defects. Learn more about prenatal testing and genetic counseling available to help decipher the results of these tests.

Producer Picks

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 common acronyms used during pregnancy and what do they actually mean? We’re decoding this secret online language!

Switching Care Providers Mid-Pregnancy

You’re mid-pregnancy and you need to change your medical care provider. Eeek! So, what happens next? How do you tactfully “break-up” with your current provider and how do you (quickly) find someone new who can help you? What about transferring medical records and billing? Our heads are spinning just thinking about it!

I’m Pregnant, Now What?

You’ve just peed on the stick and it’s positive. Now what? Most care providers will schedule your first prenatal appointment at the eight week mark. So, what are you supposed to do in the meantime? We’re answering some of the main questions you’ll have during this time, especially if this is your first baby.

Dealing with Gender Disappointment

You “ordered” one gender, but got the other. You’re upset, and you’re also feeling guilty about being upset. We get it! In this episode… four honest and open moms share their struggles with gender disappointment.