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Parent Pod from BabyCentre

BabyCentre's week by week guide to pregnancy and beyond

Welcome to the Parent Pod - a happy place to find out all about pregnancy and the start of parenthood from the information-packed babycentre.co.uk.Join Claire and Lucy for an entertaining and informative podcast for ever
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 6 weeks pregnant

Season 1, Ep. 1
In this first episode, find out the size of your growing baby and how they are developing. At six weeks morning sickness may be kicking in – listen to find out ways to cope. Also, hear how co-host Claire's partner responded when she told him she was expecting, and hear from a midwife who will explain how accurate pregnancy tests. We'll also talk about what you need to think about at this stage of pregnancy – it might be worth starting a to-do list already!The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:Your pregnancy at 6 weeks6 weeks pregnant: fetal developmentWhen does morning sickness startFood and drink safetyDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 7 weeks pregnant

Season 1, Ep. 2
At week seven your hormones will be experiencing lots of changes. In this episode, find out how you can cope with this emotional rollercoaster. If you find yourself in need of some self-care, we’ll help you know exactly what’s safe and what’s not when it comes to pampering. We are also joined by midwife Emma who will be telling us what you can expect at your upcoming booking appointment. If you're struggling with some of those 'why are you not drinking?' questions then we'll cover that too, and how you can join a community of other mums at the same stage as you.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:Your pregnancy at 7 weeks7 weeks pregnant: fetal developmentMood swings in pregnancyDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 8 weeks pregnant

Season 1, Ep. 3
This week we're joined by a sonographer to talk about why you might need an early scan. We guide you through the changes you might be noticing in your body even before there’s any sign of a bump! We’ll also cover which beauty treatments and cosmetics are safe now that you’re pregnant if you're wondering whether to keep up your regular spray tans.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:Your pregnancy at 8 weeks8 weeks pregnant: fetal developmentBuying a maternity braIs it safe to…beauty and cosmetics?Pregnancy symptoms you should never ignoreDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 9 weeks pregnant

Season 1, Ep. 4
In this episode, you’ll be amazed to find out how much your baby has developed already. We’ll help you to cope with the not-so-nice symptoms you might be experiencing, including tiredness, morning sickness and headaches. Plus, we'll be talking to Emma, a midwife, about drinking alcohol before you knew you were pregnant. And could you be expecting twins or multiples? We discuss when you’ll find out!The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:Your pregnancy at 9 weeks9 weeks pregnant: fetal developmentPregnant with twins: what to expectSigns you're having twins! (video)Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 10 weeks pregnant

Season 1, Ep. 5
Your dating scan is coming up, it usually happens between 10 and 14 weeks - in this episode, we're joined by Becky, a sonographer, who helps us learn what you can expect from it. At the dating scan, your baby’s heartbeat will be checked from what is now a fully developed heart! In our regular feature of 'too embarrassed to ask' we also cover sex in pregnancy and whether it's OK to still be doing the baby dance while expecting. We even discuss the sex positions during pregnancy you may want to try!The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:Your pregnancy at 10 weeks10 weeks pregnant: fetal developmentYour booking appointmentDating scanSex positions for pregnancy: imagesDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - 11 weeks pregnant

Season 1, Ep. 6
Your baby might still be smaller than the size of your thumb, but we’ve got some amazing facts about their development in week 11. In this episode we’ll also be talking about your pelvic floor and how you can take care of it. And have you announced your pregnancy yet? Hear stories from other mums-to-be on how they did it and find out when you need to tell your employer.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:Your pregnancy at 11 weeks11 weeks pregnant: fetal developmentTelling your employer you're pregnantDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.