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Pea In The Podcast

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Rank #131 in Kids & Family category

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Pea in the Podcast is a podcast program dedicated to guiding and nurturing you through each stage of your pregnancy. Join other moms-to-be and the experts including doctors, midwives, doulas and authors as we guide you through each week of your pregnancy. In addition, we have gone in-depth on a range of pregnancy topics to bring you the latest news and information to make sure you make the most of this incredible journey to motherhood!

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Pea in the Podcast is a podcast program dedicated to guiding and nurturing you through each stage of your pregnancy. Join other moms-to-be and the experts including doctors, midwives, doulas and authors as we guide you through each week of your pregnancy. In addition, we have gone in-depth on a range of pregnancy topics to bring you the latest news and information to make sure you make the most of this incredible journey to motherhood!

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152 Ratings
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New eps?

By lauren june - Sep 10 2019
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Wish there were new episodes. Kind of can’t stand the typical radio FM talk show host voice though 😖

I wish this podcast still published

By HeAdadt - Jul 09 2019
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I love love love this podcast! It’s super helpful and easy to understand and digest.

iTunes Ratings

152 Ratings
Average Ratings
101
25
15
5
6

New eps?

By lauren june - Sep 10 2019
Read more
Wish there were new episodes. Kind of can’t stand the typical radio FM talk show host voice though 😖

I wish this podcast still published

By HeAdadt - Jul 09 2019
Read more
I love love love this podcast! It’s super helpful and easy to understand and digest.

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Pea In The Podcast

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Pea in the Podcast is a podcast program dedicated to guiding and nurturing you through each stage of your pregnancy. Join other moms-to-be and the experts including doctors, midwives, doulas and authors as we guide you through each week of your pregnancy. In addition, we have gone in-depth on a range of pregnancy topics to bring you the latest news and information to make sure you make the most of this incredible journey to motherhood!

First Trimester

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Oh baby, you're having a baby! You're at the beginning of a 40-week journey in which the spark of life begins in you and becomes your baby. It is awe-inspiring and thrilling. If you planned this little one, as Alissia -- who is now 10 weeks pregnant -- did, you've probably already started making changes in your life to give your little one the best possible start.

Jul 05 2009

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Week 07: Prenatal Blood Testing

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You'll be tested for many things early in your pregnancy. What are they looking for? Also, more morning sickness management.

Oct 26 2007

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Week 06: First Prenatal Appointment

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What to expect on first prenatal appointment

Oct 26 2007

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Week 05: Your Baby's Heart Beats

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You might see your baby's heartbeat. How big is your baby? Symptoms begin. What can you expect? What can you do about them?

Oct 26 2007

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Week 08: Miscarriage Fears

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How to know when to call you doctor. How do cope if you do miscarry

Oct 26 2007

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Is It Safe?

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Can you clean the litter box? Can you have sushi? Can you fly? Should you exercise? Can you take a hot bath? How ?bout your coffee habit? Do you need to break it? Bonnie Petrie spoke with the author of the book The Panic Free Pregnancy to ease your fears about what you can and what you should not do when a little one is on the way.

Mar 04 2010

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Working While Pregnant

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Well it's the best news you've ever gotten, you're having a baby but for your boss it may not be good news at all. How do you tell them? Judy Bowman is the President and Founder of Protocol Consultants International, ''Clearly it's a very personal issue and I would tell your manager in private, tell them privately and hopefully they'll way and your demur in which you convey the terrific, exciting, wonderful news which it is will be contagious and let your manager that you are more than willing to work with them on realistic time frames that will help them manage their work environment so that it works for the woman as well.''

Jan 14 2009

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Week 04: Implantation

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You may get a positive pregnancy test this week! Why are you crampy? Will you start to feel pregnant? Early symptoms.

Oct 26 2007

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Second Trimester

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Most people do feel a little bit better, they've sort of gotten past the morning sickness if they had that, they're not urinating quite as much, not getting up quite as much at night, people can see that you're pregnant, people love to see a pregnant woman and you just feel better. You can eat things that you normally would be able to eat, they're not going to upset your stomach, you're not really extremely heavy with baby yet, so you're still just as agile as you normally would be. So that's why many people refer to it as the honeymoon phase.

Jul 12 2009

26mins

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Health And Nutrition

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This week it's all about what you eat, ''Good nutrition or a well balanced is essential for normal fetal growth and development.'' And getting up off the coach, ''Increasing your level of activity during pregnancy decreases your risk of gestational diabetes and it also makes you fit for delivery.'' A nutritionist, an obstetrician, a nurse turned prenatal yoga instructor help you get healthy in this pea in the podcast.

Jan 05 2009

20mins

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Week 12: Time To Tell?

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Many moms pick 12 weeks as a safe time to tell the world they are pregnant. Should you be tested for gestational diabetes?

Oct 26 2007

6mins

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Week 09: Prenatal Testing For Baby

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What tests are available? What are doctors testing for? What are the risks and benefits?

Oct 26 2007

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Third Trimester

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Toward the end of your pregnancy your hormones want to loosen things up so the baby can pass through the birth canal more easily so that things can sort of move aside is how I think of it. And so yes hip pain is common, all joint pain is common and another pain that many women perceive or feel is pubic pain because we think of the pubic bone as one bone all the way across well it isn't really, there is cartilage in between it at the front and so that often loosens up a little bit and many women experience discomfort there.

Jul 19 2009

31mins

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Dads-To-Be

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You're not the only person having a baby. In most cases, there's a Dad involved in the process, too. How is he feeling? Does he really think you're beautiful? Does he really, really, really want to be in the delivery room with you? Well, Bonnie Petrie asked one, and she also talked to the owner of a website geared toward expectant dads about what they may be experiencing during this dramatic time of transition in both of your lives.

Feb 24 2010

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Week 14: Beginning The 2nd Trimester

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Are you feeling your baby move? Dealing with more pregnancy symptoms and getting a cerclage. Also, should you rent a doppler?

Oct 26 2007

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Week 13: Eating For Two?

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How much weight should you gain during your pregnancy? Should you exercise?

Oct 26 2007

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Week 15: Round Ligament Pain

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What are those sharp pains in your abdomen? How do you ease the pain? Also, how much should you see your doctor?

Oct 26 2007

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Baby Gear

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It's time to start buying all the stuff you need for your baby and it's overwhelming isn't it? How do you get it all? How do you afford it? Baby gear can run you around $6,000, "It's amazing how expensive some of this stuff can be. I remember going into a boutique shop on Ventura Boulevard there where I lived in Los Angeles and they were charging just amazing prices for basic furniture. $800 for a bureau that was not very well constructed just because it had baby so it seemed like they could add an extra zero to the price of everything.

Feb 19 2009

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All About Labor

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Dr. Keith Eddleman, author of Pregnancy for Dummies walks you through the miracle of birth and we talk to a mom who's been through it. Dr. Keith Eddleman is a maternal fetal medicine specialist at Mt. Sinai medical center in New York City. Now he's the guy who wrote the for dummies book on pregnancy and he says labor should not scare you. It's a natural process. The outcome is overwhelming positive, most times. Even when there are complications there are things that we can do to deal with them and still get a good outcome. This natural process can take hours, days, or even weeks to unfold.

Nov 11 2008

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Breastfeeding

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You wouldn't think it would be so difficult to decide how to feed your baby when there are just two options. But it is and everyone has an opinion. Let's find out about what a pediatrician has to say, "Well obviously breastfeeding is going to have some real significant advantages for moms, or for babies rather. We have to keep in mind that breast milk is a living, breathing product that contains hemogloblin and other things that help boost a baby's immune system and even boost their intelligence.

Mar 12 2009

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Sex & Pregnancy

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Yes, most of you CAN do it, and some of you will really, really want to. Like, all of the time. Bonnie Petrie spoke with the sexologist who co-authored Your Orgasmic Pregnancy: Little Sex Secrets Every Hot Mama Should Know about how to really enjoy this time with your partner.

Feb 18 2011

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Baby Boot Camp

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We'll hear from several moms who have made through the first 3 months of parenthood and lived to tell about it, and an expert in helping new moms take care of themselves, she'll give you some advice. And we'll go in-depth with an expert in post-partum depression. It's Baby Boot camp Taking Care of You, in this Pea in the Podcast. We spend some time talking about SIDS, and the latest recommendations about how to decrease the risk to your baby. There's a lot you need to know, and we have it all for you here.

May 22 2010

25mins

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Caring For Your Newborn

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Believe it or not, they let you leave the hospital with your baby without a manual, so we've put together one for you. In this Pea in the Podcast, Bonnie Petrie speaks with a noted pediatrician about what to expect from the moment your baby exits your body. She talks about the unexpected way your baby may look in the first few moments of life, she talks about nursing and jaundice and circumcision and diapers and colic and the caring for the cord stump and much more. She also spends some time talking about SIDS, and the latest recommendations about how to decrease the risk to your baby. There's a lot you need to know, and we have it all for you here.

Apr 24 2010

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Naming Your Baby

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What's in a name? A LOT! Your baby's name will, in many ways, define them, and you don't want to choose it lightly. Bonnie Petrie speaks with a baby naming expert who has many ideas about how to choose a name your baby will be proud of, and how to avoid the pitfalls that have led lesser parents to name their kids things like ESPN. No, really. ESPN. Jennifer Moss at Babynames.com is our expert in this Pea in the Podcast.

Mar 20 2010

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Looking & Feeling Good

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We may be pregnant, but we still want to be pretty, right? Bonnie Petrie talks with the owner of a wellness spa just for pregnant women about how to keep your hair and skin gorgeous when hormones are trying to destroy you! She also talks with a prenatal yoga instructor and massage therapist about how to feel good as your body changes to accommodate another human being.

Mar 11 2010

14mins

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Is It Safe?

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Can you clean the litter box? Can you have sushi? Can you fly? Should you exercise? Can you take a hot bath? How ?bout your coffee habit? Do you need to break it? Bonnie Petrie spoke with the author of the book The Panic Free Pregnancy to ease your fears about what you can and what you should not do when a little one is on the way.

Mar 04 2010

20mins

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Dads-To-Be

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You're not the only person having a baby. In most cases, there's a Dad involved in the process, too. How is he feeling? Does he really think you're beautiful? Does he really, really, really want to be in the delivery room with you? Well, Bonnie Petrie asked one, and she also talked to the owner of a website geared toward expectant dads about what they may be experiencing during this dramatic time of transition in both of your lives.

Feb 24 2010

25mins

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Trouble Getting Pregnant?

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You and your partner have decided that you want a baby, and you have been trying for months, but so far no success. Dr. Robin Burks is a clinical psychologist and author and she says this can be a tough time for a couple.

Feb 01 2010

21mins

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Baby's Oral Health

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The Centers for Disease Control states tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood. Dental cavities in baby teeth are a chronic infection that can turn into a bigger problem. Yet tooth decay is almost always completely preventable! It's never too early to think about caring for your newborn's gums and developing teeth. Listen in as we interview a pediatric dentist, a pediatrician and real moms who talk about what works when it comes to a baby's healthy smile.

Dec 07 2009

21mins

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Getting Pregnant

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Dr. Ronald Young is the Director of the division of Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Young specializes in Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Welcome to your Pea in the Podcast, I'm Bonnie Petrie with everything you need to know about your body, your baby and the big changes ahead in your life in your journey to becoming a mommy. This week, maybe you've joined us because you want a baby and you haven't gotten pregnant yet, or you have a friend who wants to be as happy as you are.

Oct 05 2009

19mins

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Emotional Health

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So you know you want a baby, maybe you've even been trying. But now as you look at that second line on the pregnancy test your heart is seized with fear, and then shame.For women there is a lot of expectations surrounding the role of motherhood and then a woman feels any ambivalence or I'm not quite sure if this is what I really wanted, then guilt can come in and have her second guess herself.

Sep 02 2009

18mins

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Getting the Swine Flu Vaccine While Pregnant

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Pregnant women are among the first in line to receive the Swine Flu vaccine, when it becomes available, because not only does the flu -- any kind of flu -- usually hit pregnant women harder than other people, but this strain appears to be particularly nasty for moms-to-be. Pregnant women are more likely to end up in the hospital with this flu. Pregnant women are more likely to face complications associated with this flu that can lead to death.

Aug 30 2009

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Cord Blood Banking

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Joseph's family was heartbroken, but then they learned he might be helped by a stem cell transplant using the cells from the cord blood of his expected sibling. The cord blood was collected, the stem cells were harvested and they turned out to be a match for the desperately sick toddler. Joseph's dad said doctors moved quickly to help the little boy.

Aug 20 2009

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Third Trimester

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Toward the end of your pregnancy your hormones want to loosen things up so the baby can pass through the birth canal more easily so that things can sort of move aside is how I think of it. And so yes hip pain is common, all joint pain is common and another pain that many women perceive or feel is pubic pain because we think of the pubic bone as one bone all the way across well it isn't really, there is cartilage in between it at the front and so that often loosens up a little bit and many women experience discomfort there.

Jul 19 2009

31mins

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Second Trimester

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Most people do feel a little bit better, they've sort of gotten past the morning sickness if they had that, they're not urinating quite as much, not getting up quite as much at night, people can see that you're pregnant, people love to see a pregnant woman and you just feel better. You can eat things that you normally would be able to eat, they're not going to upset your stomach, you're not really extremely heavy with baby yet, so you're still just as agile as you normally would be. So that's why many people refer to it as the honeymoon phase.

Jul 12 2009

26mins

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First Trimester

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Oh baby, you're having a baby! You're at the beginning of a 40-week journey in which the spark of life begins in you and becomes your baby. It is awe-inspiring and thrilling. If you planned this little one, as Alissia -- who is now 10 weeks pregnant -- did, you've probably already started making changes in your life to give your little one the best possible start.

Jul 05 2009

27mins

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VBAC

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This week we'll help you have that vaginal birth after c-section, also known as a VBAC. We'll talk to an expert who says VBAC is not as dangerous as you may have been lead to believe.

May 23 2009

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C-Sections

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You've been planning your labor and delivery for months. You attended classes, you've read books, you've learned how to relax through pain but suddenly you're on your way to an operating room to have your baby surgically, what in the world happened? ''In the United States most cesarean sections are performed for labor abnormalities, mainly failure to progress in labor or for what is the term cephalopelvic disproportion.''

May 08 2009

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Bottle Feeding

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This week we'll talk about feeding your baby with a bottle. Whether you think you might pump and feed your baby with mother's milk or combination feed with formula, or if you think you might want to exclusively formula feed

Mar 30 2009

17mins

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Breastfeeding

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You wouldn't think it would be so difficult to decide how to feed your baby when there are just two options. But it is and everyone has an opinion. Let's find out about what a pediatrician has to say, "Well obviously breastfeeding is going to have some real significant advantages for moms, or for babies rather. We have to keep in mind that breast milk is a living, breathing product that contains hemogloblin and other things that help boost a baby's immune system and even boost their intelligence.

Mar 12 2009

25mins

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