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We educate and entertain expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experienced moms and experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.
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We support parents who are passionate about providing breast milk to their babies. Each week, a group of experienced moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and society’s impact on how they feed their babies. The show helps guide listeners by providing an honest, natural and judgment-free approach to breastfeeding, pumping, milk sharing and more.
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We encourage parents who are expecting twins as well as experienced moms and dads of multiples. Together, we explore the unique challenges new parents face when raising two or more children of the same age. Join us as we embrace the joys of parenting when you’ve got double the duty.
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As moms begin to pump, it's important to know how long their breast milk can stay fresh and reusable. How long will breast milk stay fresh in the fridge or freezer? Can you reuse breast milk that's already been poured into a bottle? Plus, the real story on shaking versus swirling your breast milk when heating it back up. Learn more about your ad ch…
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With summer around the corner, you may be planning your baby's first trip to the pool or beach. How can you help you your baby be comfortable — and safe — in the water? An infant swim instructor and experienced moms share their best tips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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As parents, how do you know if your child is maintaining a healthy weight? How to do strike the balance eating foods that are nutritious versus foods that are convenient? And how much does exercise play a role? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy New Mommy Media | Independent Podcast Network
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You’ve been the world traveler and then... life changes when twins come along. Or does it? Most people resign themselves to resume traveling after their twins are potty trained or older. But today we’re here with some experienced twin moms who have been jet-setting around the world alongside their kids. It may not be for everyone, but our twin mama…
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Most pregnant women will experience at least one food craving or aversions during their pregnancy. So, what causes us to have these dramatic feelings toward certain foods? Will they continue throughout your pregnancy? How do you "tame" these intense feelings? Plus, what in the world are pica cravings? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho…
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We are busy multi-tasking mamas, and many of us are breastfeeding and pumping for our babies on-the-go. So, what happens when you need some privacy when you’re out in public with your baby? What are public nursing or lactation rooms and how can they help? Are these area hurting or helping the breastfeeding/pumping cause? Today we’re talking about t…
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Sensory bins are great tools to help your baby develop his senses, but you don’t have to be a Pinterest mom to make play time fun. What everyday experiences are good for this? And what household items can you use for sensory play? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy New Mommy Media | Independent Podcast Network
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Creating family traditions is not only fun, but it helps promote self-esteem and creativity among your kids. So, what does it take to make something a tradition? How do you even get started, especially when your kids are young? Plus, our expert and panelists share some great traditions that they celebrate with their families. Learn more about your …
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If you're pregnant with twins or higher-order multiples, then your medical care provider has probably already told you about the risk of preterm labor. What does "preterm" actually mean for multiples? What are some of the signs of preterm labor? And what can be done to help calm your contractions and keep your babies in utero for as long as possibl…
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Do you know your blood type? When you're pregnant, the Rh factor in your blood type is important because it could conflict with the baby's blood type. What determines a baby's blood type and Rh factor? At what point during your pregnancy can their blood type be determined? And how will your pregnancy change if your baby's blood is incompatible with…
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Are you expecting to have a cesarean or "belly birth" soon? Are you curious about how your surgery will impact your breastfeeding relationship with your new baby? Get the facts about breastfeeding after cesarean. How soon can you feed your baby? How important is skin to skin contact? And what do you need to know about babies who are unusually sleep…
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Between all the feeding sessions, diaper changes and general exhaustion of early motherhood, sometimes you barely have time to sit down for a meal – let alone stop and take a hard look at the nutritious value of what you’re about to put in your mouth. What are some simple steps you can take to eat healthier during this busy season of life? Learn mo…
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Potty training two or more kids at once requires a bit of planning and preparation. And sometimes, the gear you use can make all the difference in the world. So, what are the essential items you'll need as you embark on this journey? From potty chairs and toilet paper to "big kid" underwear and pull-ups, we chat with twin parents on what worked (an…
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You had a cesarean with your first baby, and now you're pregnant again. Should you plan for another operation or go for a vaginal birth after cesarean, also known as a VBAC? What are some of the risks associated with having a repeat c-section? What makes you a good candidate for a VBAC? We'll give you the facts to help you determine which option is…
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When it comes to the overall health of your baby, you and your child's pediatrician need to be on the same page. So, how do you talk to your pediatrician about breastfeeding? How do you advocate for breastfeeding if your pediatrician is pushing alternatives, such as formula? And why are some pediatricians pushing for babies to eat solids prior to s…
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Some babies love spending time on their bellies. Others hate it. Why is tummy time important for your baby's development? And how can you make tummy time more enjoyable for your little one? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy New Mommy Media | Independent Podcast Network
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As parents, we all want to protect our children and keep them safe and healthy. But it can become problematic when parents continuously remove obstacles to ensure that their kids never experience disappointment discomfort, heartbreak, or pain. What typically causes parents to "hover" over their kids? What are the pros and the cons? And what traits …
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You've probably seen tons of adorable photos of twins and thought "how did they do that"? Are the photos done professionally? Can you get similar results on your own? What kind of camera and lighting did they use? And how on earth did they get those twins to pose so perfectly for the camera? Join us as we get the inside scoop on how to get the best…
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While you may need to forego you favorite drink while you're expecting, you shouldn't have to miss out completely. Introducing the "mocktail" which combines great ingredients and garnishes for the perfect non-alcoholic drink during your pregnancy. Today we're putting some of these recipes to the test by making them right in our studio! Learn more a…
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If you’re pumping breast milk for your baby, you may need to pump on-the-go. What happens if you’re not near your usual pumping spots? How do you find a spot that’s private and has everything you need? How do you know if it’s a “safe” location to pump? And what are some tips for turning a “not-so-great” spot into something that works? Learn more ab…
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Baby registries are full of items expectant parents think they'll need. But what do experienced moms say they've actually used? What items can you live without? And what popular products aren't safe? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy New Mommy Media | Independent Podcast Network
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Bringing home a new baby means big changes for everyone in your family- including the family pet. How do dogs and cats typically react to new babies? How can you tell if your pet is having a hard time making the adjustment? Plus, tips for families with allergies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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Contrary to popular belief, it is entirely possible to give birth to your twins vaginally. So, what makes an expecting mother a good candidate for giving birth to twins vaginally? What are the pros and cons to both mom and baby? What should you expect during labor and delivery? And is it really true that you MUST birth your baby in an operating roo…
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Pregnancy changes you, both physically and emotionally. So, it only makes sense that sex would be impacted by pregnancy as well. What changes can you expect during the various trimesters? How can you overcome body issues and retain your intimacy? Plus, what are the positions that typically work best when pregnant? Disclaimer: This is an open and ho…
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Wraps, carriers, slings, Oh my! How does a new family decide which ones to use and which ones are best for breastfeeding? Are certain baby carriers more appropriate for certain ages? How do you master the art of breastfeeding while babywearing? And what do you do if your baby isn't into it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho…
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When it's time to start solids, a growing number of parents are turning to something called baby led weaning — saying no to spoon feeding and letting their babies eat what the rest of the family is having for dinner. What is baby led weaning? How can you introduce foods safely? And what are some of the benefits — and potential drawbacks — of this m…
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It's cold and flu season and parents everywhere want to keep their children germ-free. But if your baby catches a bug, homeopathy can help by giving a boost to your immune system without all the drugs. What exactly is homeopathy and what conditions can be treated? Today we're revealing our top 10 list of homeopathic remedies to keep in your home! L…
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Twins are rarely two for the price of one, especially when it comes to their birthday parties. So, what are some smart ways to cut back on spending and still plan for a great event? Today we're partnering with our friends at Twiniversity to share with you some great strategies for planning twin birthday parties on a budget! Learn more about your ad…
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Your water breaks. What do you do now? It's not always as dramatic as the movies make it out to be, but you should still be prepared. What can your amniotic fluid tell you about your baby? Why are babies usually delivered shortly after a mother's water breaks? And what does T.A.C.O. have to do with it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph…
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When a baby dies from SIDS it is sad, scary, and unimaginable. Did you know breastfeeding your baby can actually reduce their risk? In this episode, we'll learn more about SIDS and its impact. And we'll discuss how feeding your baby from the breast or expressed breast milk in a bottle can help keep your baby as safe as possible. Learn more about yo…
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After having a baby, you’re often stressed, sleep deprived and not always the nicest person to be around. Just ask your spouse. Research shows many couples struggle in their relationships during the early days of parenthood. How can you get past some of the most common challenges? And what are some signs that you should seek professional counseling…
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Disasters strike quickly and without warning. Are you and your family prepared? Learn more about the different types of emergency situations and what steps you can take to prepare. Also, how do kids and adults react different to emergency situations? And what are some essential items to store in your family's emergency kit? Learn more about your ad…
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From the moment you discovered your twin pregnancy, you've probably experienced a lot of emotion about the pending arrival of your little ones. How did you manage all those feelings? Did your feelings differ from your spouse or partner? What piece of advice or words of encouragement helped you the most? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap…
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There are many reasons you may need to have a fetal non-stress test, or NST, during your pregnancy. Perhaps your baby isn't moving as much as before or perhaps you have a high-risk pregnancy. So, how are these tests performed, and are there any risks to mom and baby? Also, what typically happens if the results are abnormal? Learn more about your ad…
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Finding your breastfeeding mama tribe can be a crucial part of your breastfeeding journey. How can a mama find a tribe that's best for her? What are the benefits of a local tribe versus an online tribe? How can your tribe help you overcome common breastfeeding issues? Our panelists share how their mama tribes have helped them succeed in their breas…
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Even babies who sleep through the night may go through periods of multiple nighttime wakings. What causes sleep regressions? When should parents expect them? And how can you help your baby get back to sleep on their own? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy New Mommy Media | Independent Podcast Network
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Your baby is quickly approaching six months, which is the time many parents introduce solid foods. But, what if you could skip the puree stage and go straight to whole foods? It's known as baby-led weaning and it's gaining in popularity. So, how does it work? What types of foods work best? And what about foods considered a choking hazard? Learn mor…
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You’ve heard all the standard comments about twins: “Are they twins? Are they identical? Are they natural? Who was born first?” And you’ve come up with answers to those questions. But what about your kids? How do they respond? Have you talked to your twins about how to address these questions from complete strangers? Learn more about your ad choice…
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The placenta is an amazing organ providing nourishment to your baby throughout your pregnancy. But did you know your placenta can provide you with essential vitamins and nutrients your body needs after childbirth? What are some of the benefits of consuming your placenta and are these benefits well documented? Are there any known risks or side effec…
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You're breastfeeding your baby and you interest in sex is all but gone. Where has your libido gone that helped you make that baby in the first place? What typically causes the loss of sex drive after having a baby, and what other options do you have for connecting with your partner when your levels are really low? Learn more about your ad choices. …
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Whether it's the dead of winter or middle of summer, spending time outdoors has so many benefits for you and your baby. So how can you make getting outside a part of your routine? What are some outdoor activities to try with your baby? And what's the best way to prepare for leaving the house? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc…
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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are typically diagnosed when your child goes to school. However, many new parents may start to wonder if their child has related symptoms as an infant or toddler. What are the typical warnings signs and how do they differ from one another? What typically causes the…
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When you're caring for two, you become a master at multitasking. Wearing your babies not only makes them feel more safe and secure, but it gives you more options and can allow you to be a more productive parent. But is it really possible to babywear twins? Whether you plan to wear one baby at a time, or both at once, we'll explore the different opt…
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Pregnancy causes stress on your body and one of the areas impacted the most is your pelvic floor. What is the pelvic floor and what does it control within your body? How can pregnancy and birth impact your ability to control your pelvic floor? And what can you do during pregnancy to keep this important area of your body strong? Learn more about you…
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You've tried everything, but your breastfeeding experience isn't turning out as planned. If plans A, B, and C fail... what's the next step? Learn how to recognize the signs early, get help and stay strong through the whole process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy New Mommy Media | Independent Podcast Network
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From your baby's first smile to his first steps, there are so many exciting milestones to look forward to. But sometimes, keeping track of them all can be a little overwhelming. And what if your baby’s not rolling by the time your friend’s baby did? Or what if she’s a late talker or walker? At what point should you actually seek help? Learn more ab…
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Every parent needs a break, and babysitters can be a great benefit to you and your family. But how do you find the best sitter possible? How much do they typically cost? And what do babysitters wish parents knew in advance to help ease any concerns? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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If you’re already a twin parent, then you already have plenty of parenting experience. But how do things change when you introduce a new baby into the family? How do you prepare your twins for the arrival of their new sibling? How do you encourage closeness between all your children? And how do you balance everything and everyone when you’re out an…
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Pregnancy is usually a happy, healthy event. But some moms-to-be may experience complications or chronic conditions that threaten their well-being or that of their baby. What does it mean to have a high-risk pregnancy? What are the common risk factors? And what type of care can you expect to receive if this happens to you and your baby? Learn more …
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