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Author: Parents On Demand Network | Pregnancy Magazine

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Join us as we guide new mothers through their baby’s first year of life. Newly postpartum moms celebrate the excitement of becoming new parents, as well as the emotional and physical struggles of recovering from childbirth and caring for a newborn baby. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.

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Your baby's birth weight is important. And for those first couple weeks of life, your primary goal as a new mom is to keep that birth weight from falling more than 10%. Why is it important to maintain that birth weight right after birth? Why is 10% the magic number? And what does it mean if your baby loses more than 10% of her initial weight? What are your options?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sometimes parenting doesn't turn out the way we planned. We may envision our birth plan unfolding perfectly, followed by days, weeks, months or years of complete happiness as we watch our children grow. But reality can look much different. What happens when our expectations aren't fulfilled? How can that lead to depression and fears of failure as a new mother?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
By the time they are six years old, most kids in the United States have received 49 doses of 14 different vaccines. This is the standard immunization schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, as well as many pediatricians. But, how did we get to this point? When were the first vaccines developed? Who oversees the research, development, efficacy, and safety of vaccinations in the United States? And why have vaccinations become such a controversial topic?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Your baby is here! But you're so busy taking care of your little one that you forget to take care of yourself. Sound familiar? But good nutrition is super important for new moms- whether you're breastfeeding your baby or you're simply helping your body heal from childbirth. Today we'll explore some great ways to get nutritious foods into your diet, without overwhelming your schedule.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Many people think mood disorders, such as postpartum depression, must begin immediately after having your baby. But that's simply not true. Delayed postpartum depression can occur 18 months after birth or later depending on hormonal changes within the mother's body. So, would you know if you're experiencing delayed PPD or if something else is wrong? Today we're looking at the main symptoms that when left untreated, can even impact future pregnancies.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
When giving birth, many women may either tear or have an episiotomy. Learning more about how childbirth impacted your body can make the postpartum recovery process go more smoothly. What are the various degrees of a perineum tear or episiotomy? What household items increase your comfort while recovering? And is there anything you can do to make sex more enjoyable while you heal?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Listen to Bandtastic on Himalaya, or wherever you get your podcasts: https://www.himalaya.com/s/kABandtastic is a sci-fi musical adventure about the most popular band in the universe. Assembled by a super-intelligent spaceship, D.E.B.R.A. and not so intelligent robot sidekick R.A.N.D.Y., the intergalactic musicians travel to new worlds with one goal - to solve all of their problems through their incredible songs (byah byah byah!).The band consists of Seabass, a twelve-year-old boy from Earth who has the ability to make anything an instrument, Synthia, a synthetic singer with a glitch giving her the ability to feel emotions, DJ Yeah!, a dinosaur DJ with a one-word vocabulary, and Threesa, a three-headed sage with mind-blowing harmonies.Each episode presents a new challenge for the band. Whether it's teaching joy to a planet full of haterz and trollz or bringing music to a space station full of aliens who don’t have ears, they always find that if they work together, they can solve any problem out there. (Plus their Super AI tour manager is so smart that it can just about see the future, which helps.)Voices by Janet Varney (The Legend of Korra), singer Esthero, Mike Phirman (SiriusXM’s “Kids Place Live”) and Drennon Davis (NBC's Bring The Funny)Created by Drennon Davis and Mike Phirman.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Truth About Baby Poop

The Truth About Baby Poop

2019-09-0500:39:35

Dealing with your baby's poop is just one of the many joys of new parenting. But besides being a bit gross, you can also learn a lot about your baby's overall health. So, what should you expect within the first few weeks of birth? What do the different colors mean? What should you do if your baby is constipated? Plus, our panelists share their most memorable poop surprises!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Your baby seems to cry, a lot. She also spends a lot of her time moving, grunting, and cooing. Maybe she is trying to communicate what is going on in her tiny little body, but you don’t understand. Is there a way to decode what your baby’s body language is saying? Does this baby come with a user manual? Help!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
As a new breastfeeding mom, one of your top objectives is to establish a good milk supply for your growing baby. How often should you nurse to bring in your supply? How important is skin to skin contact with your baby? What can you do to help regulate an oversupply so you don't feel engorged? Moms with new babies speak out about what worked best for them!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Leslie Castellanos

completely love it

Aug 16th
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