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Pregnancy Health & Complications

Emotional Health: How To Ride The Emotional Roller Coaster of Pregnancy

7.22 MB | 18:00 Min

You know pregnancy is supposed to be a time of joy, but sometimes it just isn't, and that's ok. Bonnie Petrie speaks with a psychologist who specializes in prenatal and post partum adjustment about the very real feelings of unhappiness, unattractiveness, fear or dread you may be experiencing. There is no reason to compound these feelings with feelings of shame or guilt when there is nothing to feel ashamed of or guilty about. Learn that you are not alone, and how to manage these feelings in this Pea in the Podcast.

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Getting Good Sleep: Helping You Get Your ZZZZ's With The Ever-Growing Belly

8.77 MB | 21:52 Min

I am not getting any sleep! Most of you will not have to wait until your baby is born to say this. Bonnie Petrie speaks with a sleep expert in the Pea in the Podcast about how to manage the symptoms of pregnancy that might be keeping you awake, like reflux, the need to constantly pee, and physical discomfort, so that you can get some halfway decent sleep before your baby comes.

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Is It Safe? Answers For All Of Your Pregnancy Related Questions

8.41 MB | 20:57 Min

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.

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Looking & Feeling Good: We Show You How To Keep Feeling And Looking Good All 9 Months

5.83 MB | 14:31 Min

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.

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Pregnancy Complications: Complications Are Bound To Happen, Here's How To Be Prepared

6.67 MB | 16:38 Min

Pregnancy is an amazing experience, but it isn't always easy. Pea in the Podcast host Bonnie Petrie and Pregnancy for Dummies and The Pregnancy Bible co-author Dr. Keith Eddleman discuss some of the complications you can face during pregnancy, from gestational diabetes to pre-eclampsia. Dr. Eddleman talks about how these complications can be managed so you and your baby have a healthy, happy birthday.

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Pregnancy Complications II: More About Pregnancy Complications

8.34 MB | 20:47 Min

Pregnancy is an amazing experience, but it isn't always easy. Pea in the Podcast host Bonnie Petrie and Pregnancy for Dummies and The Pregnancy Bible co-author Dr. Keith Eddleman discuss some of the complications you can face during pregnancy, from gestational diabetes to pre-eclampsia. Dr. Eddleman talks about how these complications can be managed so you and your baby have a healthy, happy birthday.

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Sex & Pregnancy: Is It Safe? Is It Fun? We Have The Answers

9.93 MB | 24:45 Min

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.

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Trouble Getting Pregnant?: Ideas And Suggestions When You Need Extra Help

8.75 MB | 21:49 Min

Sometimes your journey to becoming a mommy takes a little longer than you thought or hoped it would. Bonnie Petrie speaks with a fertility expert about when intervention becomes an option, and what that means. She also walks you through the many options available to women who just need a little help getting pregnant. Bonnie also speaks with a psychologist who faced her own challenges with fertility about the emotional road you may be on, and how to keep your heart whole as you face this challenge.

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Twins and Multiples: The Challenges and Benefits

13.50 MB | 33:42 Min

Oh. My. God. You're having more than one! A multiple pregnancy can be a bit (or a lot) different than a singleton pregnancy. Bonnie Petrie talks to an obstetrician who specializes in multiple pregnancies about what your experience might be like. Will you be bigger? Are you at greater risk for pregnancy complications like gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia? Will your babies be premature? Will you have to go on bedrest? Bonnie also talks to a mom of twins about her labor and delivery experience, and what her life is like now that her spectacular twins are here.

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VBAC: Vaginal Birth After A C-Section

10.20 MB | 25:36 Min

They used to say that once you've had one c-section you will have all your babies by c-section. That's not necessary true. VBACs are happening every day, all around the country. Dr. Mark Landon is a specialist in maternal-fetal medicine at Ohio State University Medical Center who authored a landmark study and vaginal births after cesarean sections. Bonnie Petrie spoke with him about the risks and benefits associated with VBACs, and two jubilant moms who've had successful VBACs. If you think VBAC is for you, this is the Pea in the Podcast for you.

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Working While Pregnant: How To Survive Office Life, Meetings And Conferences

9.36 MB | 23:20 Min

It's a dog-eat-dog world out there, and many moms to be find that the most exciting news of their lives can also make them fear for their jobs. Pea in the Podcast host Bonnie Petrie speaks with a business protocol expert about the best way to tell your boss and colleagues your exciting news, an expert in maternity leave on how to make the most of that, and the obstetrician who wrote The Panic Free Pregnancy about how much work you should do while pregnant.

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