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The Kick Pregnancy Podcast

Dec 19, 2021

When you become pregnant, endless information is thrown at you regarding what foods you can and can’t eat for the next 9 months. It can be very difficult to work out what is scientifically accurate and what has just been passed down from older relatives. 

In this episode, Brigid is talking about safe food in pregnancy...


Dec 5, 2021

This episode has a trigger warning for parents who have experienced loss. 

Planning your pregnancy after the loss of a baby can be a very difficult and anxious time. There are thousands of worries running through your mind and you will want to check on the health of your baby constantly. But it’s important to remember...


Nov 24, 2021

Clotting in pregnancy and during the postpartum period can be a significant concern for a new Mum. To treat clots, doctors will try to adopt a preventative approach and prescribe anticoagulants during pregnancy and the postpartum phase to reduce the risk in at risk patients. 

But who is an at risk patient? 

Will the...


Nov 10, 2021

Can you choose the sex of your baby? 

This is probably one of the most commonly asked questions when someone becomes pregnant and has been requested from one of our listeners.  

It’s easy to understand why people would want to choose the sex. Perhaps you have a family of three boys already and are hoping for a girl or...


Sep 13, 2021

We have all heard about how important iron is during pregnancy, but did you know that it is just as important when you are pre-pregnancy and breastfeeding? 

In today’s episode, we are talking about all matters relating to iron. Pregnant mothers' bodies need to literally make more blood to support the growing baby, and...