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PregTASTIC Online Radio

Updated 13 days ago

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PregTASTIC is the weekly podcast by pregnant women, for pregnant women about the fantastic journey to motherhood. Full of expert information and friendly advice, opinions and different perspectives for soon-to-be moms. Weekly guests include doctors, doulas, authors etc. Hosted by "real" pregnant women with the same joys, concerns and swollen feet as our listeners. www.pregtastic.com

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PregTASTIC is the weekly podcast by pregnant women, for pregnant women about the fantastic journey to motherhood. Full of expert information and friendly advice, opinions and different perspectives for soon-to-be moms. Weekly guests include doctors, doulas, authors etc. Hosted by "real" pregnant women with the same joys, concerns and swollen feet as our listeners. www.pregtastic.com

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272 Ratings
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It's back!

By SColorado16 - Aug 05 2012
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Look for "Preggie Pals"!! Sunny hosts. :-)

Where did it go?

By ceep - Apr 26 2012
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Love this podcast! When will there be new episodes?

iTunes Ratings

272 Ratings
Average Ratings
226
20
10
10
6

It's back!

By SColorado16 - Aug 05 2012
Read more
Look for "Preggie Pals"!! Sunny hosts. :-)

Where did it go?

By ceep - Apr 26 2012
Read more
Love this podcast! When will there be new episodes?
Cover image of PregTASTIC Online Radio

PregTASTIC Online Radio

Updated 13 days ago

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PregTASTIC is the weekly podcast by pregnant women, for pregnant women about the fantastic journey to motherhood. Full of expert information and friendly advice, opinions and different perspectives for soon-to-be moms. Weekly guests include doctors, doulas, authors etc. Hosted by "real" pregnant women with the same joys, concerns and swollen feet as our listeners. www.pregtastic.com

Rank #1: Ep094 A Labor and Delivery Nurse's Perspective

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How can you make things easier on yourself during labor. Is there a standard of what happens after birth with getting baby to mom? What are some tips for writing a birth plan that will more likely be followed by the hospital staff? How can you minimize your embarrassment and will you care, nursing bribery and pain tolerance.

May 07 2008
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Rank #2: Ep187 Baby Care Basics

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After months of waiting, youʼve successfully made it through labor and delivery... now what? Silvia Bustamante, Health Educator Specialist for Kaiser Permanente joins us with “Baby Care Basics”. Is your home safe for a newborn? How do you care for your newborn's umbilical cord stump? When and how to feed, burp and swaddle your new baby, and what are the common mistakes new parents make? Plus, back to sleep and what's a Peepee Teepee?

Sep 22 2010
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Rank #3: Ep196 Exercise Myths: Prenatal and Postpartum

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During pregnancy, exercise can help you stay in shape and prepare for labor and delivery. And after your baby is born, those extra endorphins can improve your overall mood, making you healthier inside and out. Those are the facts. But, there are also many myths surrounding exercise, both prenatal and postpartum. Connie Marshall, a certified personal trainer, is this week's PregTASTIC expert.

Nov 29 2010
35 mins
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Rank #4: Ep211 Preventing Birth Defects

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Research shows that many birth defects can be prevented with some advanced planning and be taking precautions throughout your pregnancy. Will a glass of wine really hurt your baby? What about second-hand smoke, hair dye and household cleaning supplies? How does obesity impact your unborn child? Learn more about what's causing the most common birth defects and what you can do to help prevent them.

Mar 16 2011
38 mins
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Rank #5: Ep224 New Mom Secrets: Things I Wish I Knew Before Having a Baby

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Former PregTASTIC panelists are back to share things they wish they had known before their babies were born. How do you conquer initial fears of the pain associated with labor and delivery? When is the best time to try on pre-pregnancy jeans to see if you've lost the baby weight? Also, great tips for creating your birth plan (or avoiding one altogether) and encouraging words for moms whose babies are having trouble breastfeeding.

Jul 06 2011
51 mins
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Rank #6: Ep255 Routine Hospital Procedures During Labor and Delivery

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While there are many birthing options available for soon-to-be moms, many choose to give birth in a hospital. And while there are some standard procedures, you still have choices about the type of care you want. Today OB/GYN Dr. Robert Biter explores what options you have during labor and delivery, to help ensure the best experience for both you and your baby.

Feb 27 2012
41 mins
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Rank #7: Ep209 Pumping and Maintaining Your Milk Supply

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We want our babies to have all the benefits of breastmilk, even when we’re not able to provide it. That’s when many moms turn to the pump. Mary Ann Jones, Program Manager for Lactation at Sharp Hospital explores how to properly pump and maintain your milk supply.

Mar 01 2011
42 mins
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Rank #8: Ep183 Sunny's Birth Story

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Sunny's birthing story. Her birth plan, epidurals and recuperation after a 9.2 lb baby. How did she know she was in labor and where was she? The importance of packing your bags in advance; you won’t believe what she accidentally left behind! Plus, not all is well post birth, and why she's vowed to become the spokesperson for epidurals.

Aug 25 2010
43 mins
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Rank #9: Ep256 Routine Hospital Procedures For You and Your Newborn

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You’ve chosen to have a hospital birth. What are the routine hospital procedures for both you and your newborn after childbirth? What steps are mandatory and what choices can you make to ensure a more natural experience? OB/GYN Dr. Robert Biter discusses important options available to you and your baby. Plus, PregTASTIC's host and producer, Sunny Gault, says goodbye to the show and to fans.

Feb 27 2012
31 mins
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Rank #10: Ep108 First Week After Birth

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What warrants your worry and what doesn’t during those first weeks with your newborn? Caring for the umbilical cord stump, whites of the eyes and jaundice and a tip for diaper duty. How often should your baby dirty his/her diaper? What can you do to lessen the chance of SIDS? What is colic, and the rule of twos? What should factor in when choosing a formula? Is organic really better? Pediatrician, Dr. William Hitchcock is this week's guest.

Sep 02 2008
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Rank #11: Ep087 Amy's Hypnobirth

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Birth at 42 weeks, Amy, former panelist, shares her birthing story. Did she use Hypnobirthing and how long did she labor at home? Her doula's role, a teary husband, breastfeeding ups and downs and a HUGE surprise! Plus, no joking around at 2am.

Mar 19 2008
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Rank #12: Ep084 Baby-Proof Your Marriage

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Common misconceptions couples have about life with a baby. How can you positively address the impact of a baby on your marriage, before baby arrives? Tips to communicate better with your partner. Dr. Barbara Cunningham, Marriage and Family Therapist, joins PregTASTIC to share tips to baby-proofing your marriage.

Feb 20 2008
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Rank #13: Ep205 KC's Hypnobirth Story

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KC’s very emotional birthing story. After delivering her baby at a birth center, why was she unable to hold her baby immediately and what landed her and her baby in the hospital for 5 days? Her call out for help? Did she get her placenta encapsulated? How she is adjusting to breastfeeding, and her must-haves for postpartum. Plus, what is gripe water?

Feb 01 2011
33 mins
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Rank #14: Ep107 First Days After Birth

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What to expect during the first few days while caring for your new baby? How does your body and your baby's body change? Danger signs, breast feeding cues, car seat tips and establishing visiting hours at home. Midwife, Gerri Ryan returns for part 2 of our 3 part series. 

Aug 26 2008
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Rank #15: Ep204 Rachele's Birth Story

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What complications threatened Rachele’s birthplan and the possibility of a stillbirth? How she got through her very painful contractions and her thoughts about her midwife having to leave during active labor. Rachele’s husband's thoughts about delivering his baby by himself, and the moment their healthy baby boy was born. Plus, Rachele’s postpartum experience and sticking with breastfeeding.

Feb 01 2011
32 mins
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Rank #16: Ep254 Pregnancy Ups and Downs

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Pregnancy has been described as one of the biggest roller coaster rides of all time! You may find yourself tumbling and turning with huge highs, extreme lows and twists and turns of all kinds. And that’s what this episode is all about. It’s time to get real ladies. 

Feb 27 2012
41 mins
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Rank #17: Ep106 First Moments and Hours After Birth

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What to expect during the first moments and hours after giving birth: hospital procedures, newborn screenings, breastfeeding, importance of skin to skin, vaccinations, ways to involve your husband and some thoughts about episiotomy. Jean Frazier, RN, answers our questions as we kick off part 1 of our 3 part "First Series". 

Aug 19 2008
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Rank #18: Ep024 Pregnancy Must-Haves And Delivery Room Dilemma

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Our panelists share some pregnancy must haves. Plus, who are you going to call on the way? Who is in the delivery room with you? And, your photo veto power. A new panelist is in the studio and a guest calls from New York. We love our bellies!

Oct 24 2006
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Rank #19: Ep039 Hypnobirthing with Marie Mongan

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Hypnobirthing founder and developer, Marie Mongan talks about how Hypnobirthing can release the fears and anxiety associated with birth and minimize the pain during labor. Hypnobirthing teaches simple but specific self hypnosis, relaxation, breathing techniques and more. 

Feb 21 2007
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Rank #20: Ep203 Amanda's Natural Birth Story

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Is giving birth easier the third time? What did Amanda do differently this time, and did she get the drug-free birth she wanted? How are her two sons adapting to their new baby brother? And, Amanda's husband, Jesse shares adjusting to having a family of five.

Feb 01 2011
31 mins
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