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The Ladies Dish Podcast #17: All About Fertility & Pregnancy

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT in this episode! Also we chat all about how to increase your fertility when you’re trying to get pregnant and what to do when you find our you’re expecting || Full show notes & slow cooker short rib tacos recipe at the | Get in touch:

IN THIS EPISODE: Welcome to The Ladies Dish Podcast!

Catching Up: (01:05) We’ve got big news!! Dana & hubby, John, are expecting!!! We’re excited to celebrate with her and to do a show all about pregnancy and fertility.


Get to Know the Ladies - Question of the Week (3:33): What is one of your favorite childhood memories?

What’s Cooking? (8:35):

Dana shares her short rib beef tacos recipe – one of the few things she’s enjoyed making and eating while pregnant! Get the recipe here.

Listener Questions First, Dana shares her pregnancy story! (10:50)

Scenario 1: My husband and I are considering having a baby and I want to start “prepping my body” for a baby. What are some tips?!? (23:50)

Track your cycle! (34:20)

Dana shares the app she loves for tracking your cycle. The same company also makes an app to track your pregnancy once you’re there!

Always stay away from these ingredients on your skin care and cleaning supply labels: Parabens Sodium lauryl sulfates DEA (diethanolamine Propylene glycol

Also check out the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep database to look up your products you have or ones you are wanting to buy because they have a rating system for cosmetics that is super helpful.

Some of Dana’s favorite products come from Fat Face Skin Care! Note: if you are pregnant - make sure to get the "Myrrh Free" formula (in the drop down box) when looking at the face cream!

Scenario 2: I’m pregnant! Yay! Oh crap, now what?! (51:15)

Step One: get a prenatal We love Innate Response’s line of prenatal vitamins which cover Trimesters 1, 2, 3 & Postpartum (the 4th trimester)

Step Two: call your doctor

This one goes out to Dana… (#hormones #meltdown)

Some other great resources for pregnancy/fertility (1:05:00)

Check out this post on Joy's blog for a listing.

One that’s not listed in the post, but that Dana mentioned is Wellness Mama’s pregnancy guide!

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All About Fertility & Pregnancy | The Ladies Dish

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