Podcasts can be a great resource before, during and after pregnancy. Listening to a podcast can feel more personal and real- almost like you’re chatting with a group of friends.

Here are BBNN’s top picks for pregnancy podcasts:

Big Fat Positive

This is a weekly podcast that will provide a good laugh as you listen to two moms, Shanna Micko and Laura Birek, who found out they were pregnant at the same time. The first 32 episodes go through their pregnancies and all the appointments and feelings on the road to becoming a mom. If you are pregnant it is very relatable and great to follow along throughout your pregnancy. Episodes 33 and on go into parenthood and the ups and downs that come along with it.

The Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast

The Mommy Labor Nurse podcast is hosted by Liesel, a labor & delivery nurse and fellow mom. She provides other moms a platform to tell their birth stories and answers commonly asked questions from her Instagram followers about pregnancy, labor & delivery, and postpartum. She also interviews professionals in the field, such as OBGYNs, high-risk pregnancy specialists, midwives, nurse practitioners, and prenatal nutritionists.

The Birth Hour

On The Birth Hour, Bryn Hunterpalmer hosts a podcast that provides a welcoming space for women to share their stories about pregnancy, conception and postpartum. This podcast is released twice a week, spanning from the United States to Russia and everywhere in between, featuring real birth stories told by the women who experienced them.

The Wellness Mama Podcast

The Wellness Mama Podcast is brought to you by Katie Wells of WellnessMama.com. This podcast offers insightful information for those seeking a holistic approach to topics such as sleep, health, stress and parenting. This is a great podcast during and after pregnancy as it covers a broad range of topics. The Wellness Mama Podcast was suggested to us by one of our readers and I have been listening since!

Birthful

Hosted by Adriana Lozada, Birthful was founded to give women and parents alike evidence based information. Birthful puts out a new podcast every Wednesday featuring a variety of experts that openly and honestly cover all things pregnancy, birth, postpartum and more. On Fridays, new episodes featuring real parents air- giving listeners a different experience and even more insight.

Pregnancy Confidential

Pregnancy Confidential is a concise, week by week pregnancy specific podcast meant to quickly and warmly deliver information to expectant parents. With its “real-talk” delivery, Pregnancy Confidential provides a conversation style podcast. This is a great podcast if you are looking for a more fun discussion of the feelings women experience during pregnancy.

Pea in the Podcast

Pea in the Podcast is a great guide through every step of your pregnancy, offering insights from doctors, midwives, doulas and other moms-to-be. This podcast also goes in depth on relevant pregnancy topics and delivers the latest news. This is a great choice if you have a particular subject in mind and want a more specific episode to listen to. Pea in the Podcast also offers a week by week guide to pregnancy.

We hope you enjoy listening to these pregnancy podcasts as your little one grows inside of you. They will offer you an abundance of educational advice to use during your pregnancy and in labor and delivery.

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