By Renee Castro
A podcast is like a close friend… full of information, humor and real-life situations. From politics to education tips, podcasts come in many different topics for just about everyone. We’ve rounded out our favorite pregnancy podcasts for you baby-waitin’ mommas, so grab your headphones and get listening!
Pregnancy Podcast by Vanessa Merten
This podcast is perfect for pregnant moms who love to research. In fact, that’s what inspired the host, Vanessa Merten, to start it! With over 100 episodes that range from morning sickness, to labor signs and what you need to know about Cesarean birth. Merten wants her listeners to have all of their pregnancy questions answered, even the ones you didn’t know you had!
Good Pregnancy Eats by Theresa
This podcast helps you merge your healthy lifestyle with your pregnancy! Hosted by registered dietician to be and founder of Mama Me Time, Theresa, this podcast is all about having a healthy pregnancy for you AND baby. Theresa’s episodes teach you how you should be treating your body and how nutrition changes once the stick turns pink!
Birthful by Adriana Lozada
The sole purpose of this podcast is to inform. Adriana Lozada, an advanced birth doula, hosts the podcast. Lozada describes her team as “passionate birth professionals.” Every Friday, a new episode comes out where Lozada talks to a new parent about their various experiences ranging from birth to postpartum.
This podcast has over 200 episodes that are hosted by pregnant women about the journey into motherhood. It’s basically a friend you can listen to full of advice and awesome perspectives. There are a variety of weekly guests who range from doctors to doulas and offer real advice for real pregnant women!
Common Sense Pregnancy by Jeanne Faulkner
This podcast has a little bit of everything, including some light- hearted humor to ease off some of your pregnancy nerves. Jeanne Faulkner, the host, was a labor and delivery nurse for almost 20 years and has a lot of knowledge on the subject of pregnancy. It is full of medical advice plus has episodes with guests who range from mothers to experts in pregnancy.
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy Journey by Laura Birek and Shanna Miko
This podcast, hosted by Laura Birek and Shanna Miko, tells the hilarious journey of pregnancy for these two moms-to-be. It goes into funny detail of the real highs and lows of pregnancy that women are experiencing in this day and age. It’s fresh and light-hearted, and sure to win you over with its real talk on pregnancy!
Whine Down with Jana Kramer
Hosted by country singer and “One Tree Hill” star, Jana Kramer, this podcast is all about being human. Kramer even lets listeners in on giving birth to her newborn son, Jace Joseph Caussin. Kramer details the struggles that she faces as a mom and a wife all while going deep in her feelings with her husband about his infidelity and her choice to stay. She gives real talk on the struggles of raising a toddler and how anxiety has affected her pregnancy.