What To Expect

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When Heidi Murkoff wrote the book ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’, she was pregnant with her daughter Emma. Her mission was simple: to help parents know what to expect, every step of the way. That mission has grown to include the world's bestselling pregnancy and parenting series and most popular pregnancy and parenting app. Now, Emma is a mom too—and they’re teaming up on the ‘What To Expect’ podcast to help you navigate your entire journey, from conception, to pregnancy, to the first years of parenting. Heidi and Emma break down your biggest questions, interview famous moms, and cover the issues you need to know about—from healthcare to childcare to maternal leave. Nothing is TMI, and nothing is off-limits! For more from Heidi and Emma, find them at @HeidiMurkoff, @EmmaBingWTE and @WhatToExpect.

Episode Date
Trying To Conceive
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Should you have sex multiple times a day when you’re ovulating? Is there an ideal time of day? What about lube? And what are the best ways to track ovulation to hit baby bingo? From scheduling sex to cervical mucus, nothing is off-limits in this hilarious and informative mother-daughter conversation dedicated entirely to TTC. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 14, 2020
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Voting, Paid Family Leave, and Maternal Healthcare
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been serving for 14 years, first in the U.S. House of Representatives and now as the junior Senator from NY. And she’s served even longer as a mom – to 16 year old Theo and 12 year old Henry. Many of you may know Senator Gillibrand as a champion for women and families. This week, she joins Heidi to talk about the growing movement towards Paid Family Leave in America, alarming gaps in healthcare, the need for affordable childcare, and why it’s so important for every mom in America to register and vote this November. Visit What To Expect’s #MomTheVote voter guide: https://www.whattoexpect.com/momthevote Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 07, 2020
Screen Time for Your Baby and Toddler
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How much screen time is too much screen time? It’s one of the most popular questions Heidi gets asked, especially over the last several months. This week, Heidi and Emma break down the truth about screen time for your baby and toddler, no guilt allowed! Heidi and Emma share their different philosophies, the best way to use screens, and what the science says about TV, tablets, YouTube, and your little ones.
Sep 30, 2020
What To Expect During Labor & Delivery
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This week, Heidi and Emma cover what to expect during labor and delivery. From how to know if you’re really in labor, to the right way to push, to the truth about pooping and tearing, this episode will help prepare you for the delivery room. In “Help Me Heidi”, Heidi reveals the best and worst at-home methods to induce labor and dishes on a funny anecdote featuring Chris Rock from the filming of the ‘What To Expect’ movie!
Sep 23, 2020
Breastfeeding Shame
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Why is there so much guilt and pressure around breastfeeding? In this week’s episode, Heidi and Emma are shutting down breastfeeding shamers. Emma opens up about when she knew it was time to turn to formula, and Heidi answers your biggest questions about feeding your baby.
Sep 16, 2020
Sara Haines on Motherhood, Marriage & Postpartum Body Image
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"The View" co-host Sara Haines joins Heidi to talk about life as a working mom of three. Sara opens up about her philosophy on marriage and parenting, perinatal and postpartum depression, and how she handled internet trolling and body shaming during and after her third pregnancy.
Sep 09, 2020
Pregnancy and Covid-19
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What should you expect if you’re pregnant during the pandemic? This week, Heidi is joined by maternal fetal medicine specialist Dr. Sarah Obican to answer your biggest questions about pregnancy in the time of Covid-19. Heidi and Dr. Obican break down all of the latest research, including prevention, changes in prenatal care, what you can expect in the hospital, recommendations for family visits, and much more.
Sep 02, 2020
Sex During Pregnancy
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No news flash here: most pregnancies start with sex. But does pregnancy have to end sex? It’s one of the most common questions Heidi gets asked. From the safest and most comfortable sex positions during pregnancy, to the truth about toys, Heidi and Emma aren’t holding back with your biggest pregnancy sex questions.
Aug 26, 2020
Eating Well When You’re Expecting
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Heidi and Emma explain what you need to know about eating well when you’re expecting and answer some of the most common pregnancy-related food questions. What should you eat if you’re too sick to keep anything down, including your prenatal vitamin? What about heartburn and headaches? Or, are you wondering if your paleo, keto, or vegan lifestyles are safe for baby? Get ready to fill up on information about what to eat to stay healthy throughout your pregnancy and beyond. Eating Well When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff is available online and in bookstores everywhere.
Aug 19, 2020
Postpartum Depression or Baby Blues?
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Could you or someone you love be suffering from postpartum depression or a postpartum mood disorder? How do you know the difference between PPD and baby blues? Heidi and Emma talk about the biggest warning signs of postpartum depression that often go overlooked. From treatment, to prevention, and how to ask for help, this is a conversation every expectant and new parent needs to hear. Emma also opens up about her experience with PPD after her second pregnancy.
Aug 12, 2020
Amy Schumer on Pregnancy, Parenting, & Maternal Health
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New mom Amy Schumer opens up to Heidi about suffering with hyperemesis gravidarum during her pregnancy. What was it like to perform standup after puking night after night? Amy and Heidi also discuss maternal health issues in America, Amy’s first year of motherhood, and Amy turns the table to ask Heidi her biggest parenting questions. Watch Expecting Amy streaming on HBO Max.
Aug 05, 2020
Spilling The Pregnancy Beans: When To Tell
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Congratulations - you’re pregnant! But, who should you tell and when? Heidi and Emma break down what you need to know about announcing your pregnancy, from your rights in the workplace to sharing ultrasound pictures, baby names, and social media gender reveals.
Aug 05, 2020
What You Can Expect from ‘What To Expect’
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‘What To Expect’ is an all-access pass to the #1 Parenting & Pregnancy brand. Hosted by best-selling ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’ creator, Heidi Murkoff, along with her daughter, Emma, this podcast tells you everything you need to know about getting pregnant, pregnancy, and the years that follow. ‘What To Expect’ answers your biggest questions about pregnancy and parenthood – from the misconceptions to the things no one talks about. Nothing is off-limits
Jul 31, 2020