Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast
Pukeology, a pregnancy podcast, where laughter meets science! Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast starring Dr. PukeNoMo is perfect for all women who are pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant and want to know answers to all their nauseating and uncomfortable pregnancy questions. The science behind it but as your best friend is giving you advice who just happens to be a doctor, and natural secrets to help those pregnant mommies enjoy their pregnancy. Our pregnancy podcast wouldn’t be complete without a few pregnancy puke stories that will give you the comical relief you need and tips to stop the up-chuckle. All in 30 under 30 minute digestible bites.
Week By Week Pregnancy Survival Podcast & Blog
Comedy + Science + Edutainment = Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast!
How to get the baby to move in utero?
You’re probably in your 2nd trimester and just felt your baby move, it almost feels like a gas bubble or a little flutter. The kicks will become stronger and movement is a good thing during pregnancy, so how do we get the baby to move in utero if we get worried our kick count has decreased. Here's the 5 best ways to get your baby to move in the womb, causes of increased and decreased fetal movement, and what your baby is trying to tell you. And what kind of doctor would I be without telling you 5 ways to help your baby calm down and stop kicking you at night.
How to conceive twins?
Do you want to conceive twins but you have no twins in your family? Or maybe you want to do a one and done pregnancy and get 2 for the price of 1? This famous pregnancy doctor will discuss types of twins, 8 interesting facts you probably didn’t know about twins, and natural ways to help you get pregnant with twins.
What causes preeclampsia?
Preeclampsia definition is a medical term for severe pregnancy high blood pressure, and you’re probably wondering what causes it? The questions for a mom with preeclampsia don't just stop there but how far along in your pregnancy can you still be at risk, what does it mean for you if you have been diagnosed, and natural remedies that are backed by science of course? Learn about other risk factors for high blood pressure in pregnancy and what does preeclampsia mean for you and the health of your baby.
Are airbags safe during pregnancy?
Are airbags safe during pregnancy? A common concerned pregnant mom question who travels for work. Don’t worry this doctor will give you all the airbag safety statistics during pregnancy and comfortable adjustments you need to make especially during your third trimester.
Why do pregnant women throw up during delivery?
Did you know over 75% of deliveries have nausea or vomiting? Let’s get into why pregnant women throw up during delivery, what your body is trying to tell you, and natural anti-nausea remedies you can try that work in seconds. Our doctor is spewing all the details to give you the BIRTH-Day you’ve always dreamed about.
Will I give my baby an allergy if I eat peanut butter during pregnancy?
Pregnant women wonder if what they ate during pregnancy can cause their unborn baby to have food allergies. As a pregnancy doctor, I can’t wait to tell you the truth behind why babies get allergies, what are the 9 most common food allergens, and how to incorporate highly allergic foods slowly into your babies diet and when it’s the right time.
Can I wear high heels pregnant?
Pregnancy fashion and pregnant clothing trends shouldn't involve high heels and here's why. Back pain, cramps in your calf muscles, altered balance, lower limb swelling, and even potential miscarriage can all be as a result of wearing high heels for extended periods of time. Find out why our fashionable shoes can cause all these problems, and replacement ideas that will still complete your perfect pregnant outfit.
Why do I feel when pregnant?
Why do I feel tired while pregnant? If this sounds like you pregnant sleeping beauty you’re in luck, I, your favorite pregnancy doctor will tell you the science behind pregnancy exhaustion in all 3 trimesters and how to boost your energy levels naturally!
What causes braxton hicks contractions?
What’s the difference between Braxton Hicks contractions and real labor? What do Braxton Hicks feel like? What causes Braxton Hicks? Get the answer to these third trimester questions plus 4 simple ways to stop Braxton Hicks contractions by your favorite podcasting physician.
How accurate are pregnancy tests?
Pregnancy tests can be confusing but they don’t have to be, so let me, your favorite pregnancy doctor walk you thru how do pregnancy tests work, how accurate are pregnancy tests, and what to do if you get a positive or negative test. It might surprise you the amount of time you should wait before you take another one. And if you’re trying to get pregnant, here’s 3 natural ways to help make a boy or a girl.
What is the most common cause of infertility in females of childbearing age?
You're probably asking yourself why am I not getting pregnant? If you've said this you're not alone. Many fertile couples are having trouble getting pregnant and it's called idopathic infertility. As a doctor, I'm here to to lay out several reasons why you might not be getting pregnant plus lots of things your infertility doctor didn't tell you.
Why do babies get hiccups in the womb?
Have you ever felt your belly popping and it’s not a baby kick? You’re baby has the hiccups! I’m the doctor that’s going to tell you why babies get hiccups in the womb, what causes hiccups in utero, how to stop fetal hiccups because they can be really uncomfortable for mom, and when you should be concerned. Plus a science packed way to stop adult hiccups in seconds.
Why heartburn in pregnancy?
Are you pregnant & just recently experienced burning in the back of your throat? That’s heartburn, and even if you’ve never experienced it even after eating spicy tacos you now have heartburn thanks to your pregnancy. Why do pregnant women get heartburn? It’s a multitude of factors and some of them might shock you. Plus what causes heartburn to get worse, and 9 ways to help stop heartburn in pregnancy.
Is acupuncture safe during pregnancy?
Are their natural medical alternatives to going under needles?” These are my favorite question as a naturopathic physician. The answer is YES! Learn the science behind what is acupuncture, how acupuncture works, plus how pregnant women are helped relieve morning sickness, low back pain, depression, headaches, sleep disturbances, and even flip a breeched baby during this pregnancy acupuncture edition. But if you’re like most women and you hate going under needles, you’ll love this alternative called acupressure.
Belly button changes during pregnancy
What happened to my belly button this pregnancy? Don’t worry this doc is about to tell you all about belly button changes when you’re pregnant from what to expect during your 3rd trimester to what is the purpose of your babies belly button & how to keep it clean. Plus learn the 6 different types of pregnant belly buttons and how pregnancy changes all of them. Get answers to “will my belly button go back to normal after pregnancy?” And “can you change the shape of your baby’s belly button with old wives tales?”
When do you start showing in pregnancy?
For every woman it’s different, but there’s actually 7 contributing factors as to when your baby will pop out and a baby bump chart showing all different types of beautiful bumps, which one are you? Don’t forget I have tips too like 8 natural ways to prevent stretch marks during your pregnancy.
Genetic Testing In-Utero
Are you a pregnant mama in your thirties? If you are, this podcast is perfect for you as were talking about what does genetic testing show, 5 different types of tests from both screening and diagnostic, and how to have a healthy pregnancy over 35 and stay fertile.
All hormones during pregnancy
What are the pregnancy hormones and what do they do to a pregnant woman? Learn the science behind what does HCG, lactogen, estrogen & progesterone do during pregnancy, what are the normal ranges by week in pregnancy, and ways to help reduce pregnancy mood swings.
What causes your water to break when pregnant?
I get asked this question all the time as a physician, so let’s get into the science of the amniotic fluid, what causes your water to break, can the weather cause it to break sooner, and natural ways to speed up labor and safely induce your water to break. Plus I can’t wait to tell you what to look for, what you should do immediately after, and why time of your water breaking is so important for you and the soon-to-be newborn babies health.
Pregnancy Congestion: What can I take for congestion while pregnant?
Is it safe to get a flu shot while pregnant?
When do most miscarriages occur?
Did you know that 1 in 4 women have miscarriages, but why? And when do miscarriages happen? You’ll get answers to these heart retching questions plus recommendations as to when to get pregnant after a miscarriage. If you are part of the 25%, you’re not alone, and although it can never stop the pain of your loss, these rainbow baby stories might help. Remember we’re in this together.
When do you find out the sex of the baby?
Am I having a boy or a girl? Depends on these 4 different medical technologies for gender prediction. Plus how accurate is a Chinese conception chart, and the science behind some old wives tales that can tell you the signs and symptoms if you’re having a boy or girl in early pregnancy.
Why do pregnant women crave pickles?
What are your pregnancy cravings and what is your body trying to tell you? Get the 9 most common pregnancy cravings like pickles. Learn which taste bud is responsible, and what nutrients you could be lacking by not giving into your food cravings.
Birthing Hips: Hips Before and After Pregnancy
Ever wonder how do your hips prepare for childbirth? Or how babies skulls are made to allow for squeezing thru small spaces at birth? Get ready to learn about how your body changes to get ready for delivery, exercises designed to get your hips ready for birthing, and the most common type of pregnant hip pain. Plus 4 natural ways to reduce hip pain during pregnancy!
Pregnancy "glow" Skincare for Pregnant Women
Have you ever wondered why all pregnant women have a “glow” about them? I’m about to tell you how your skin changes during pregnancy: the good, the bad, and the ugly what gives you that pregnancy glow plus weird skin conditions that no one talks about during your pregnancy. Here’s a bonus, a list unsafe makeup brands & hair care products to avoid.
Cardiovascular Changes during Pregnancy
Did you know your heart changes when you’re pregnant? All women’s heart physiologically will change during pregnancy, so cardiac abnormalities are surprisingly common. Have you ever wondered why pregnant women are so emotional? The science behind pregnant mood swings reveled. And a list heart symptoms you want to watch out for. Plus the best ways to stay level headed & level heart'ed throughout your pregnancy.
Why am I so gassy while pregnant? If you've ever wondered this or why do pregnancy farts smell so bad? This podcast is perfect for you to hear the real science behind cutting the cheese. Plus get tips on natural gas x for pregnancy, pregnancy safe laxatives, plus stool softeners that are safe in pregnancy to use in combination with your prenatal vitamin that will help your booty out.
Safe Pregnancy Exercises
Can I exercise while pregnant? Of course but choose wisely! This pregnancy podcast episode will tell you which physical activity is recommended for pregnancy and why, but also tell you what sports put pressure on the uterus and why overheating is dangerous during your three trimesters.
Pregnancy Skin Conditions: Why am I so itchy?
Have you ever seen a pregnant woman scratching their belly and wonder why is she so itchy? Learn the 6 most common causes of skin irritation during pregnancy, and 8 natural remedies to help you not to scratch the largest organ of your body, the skin. Pregnant skin will glow after today’s Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast Episode 43, Pregnancy Skin & Why Am I So Itchy?
Pregnancy's affect on sleep
Need Sleep? If you’re like most women, over 70% struggle with going to bed and even more when you’re pregnant. Learn the science behind both the psychological and physiological factor causing you not to be able to get pregnancy sleep in any trimester by using studies of the early cave woman. Followed by 4 of the best natural remedies that you have right in your kitchen to help you get the over the moon kind of sleep.Listen to "Pregnancy Affecting Sleep? Natural Sleep Rememdies Pregnant Pukeology Podcast Episode 42" on Spreaker.
When to Call Your Doctor During Pregnancy
Should I call my OBGYN? You must call your doctor when you’re having the following 20 symptoms. Signs to call your doctor when pregnant is what this whole podcast is about. Curious about what is major and minor issues during your pregnancy? I will tell you! And household remedies to subside minor pregnancy problems too.
Due Date Calculator: How to Find Your Due Date
When is my due date? This breaks down the 4 most common due date calculator methods using science and ovulation patterns. Not only the science of how to calculate when you will see your little baby but also how to check your date given by your doctor. Remember if you have done invitrofertilization in order to get pregnant your calculations are different, and if you want to have a baby we will go thru how you can tell when you’re ovulating. Did you know you smell, see, and act different when you’re fertile? Find out more only here in this podcast.
What to Expect When Your Expecting: Birthing
Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms
Need breastfeeding tips on how to maintain a good breastfeeding latch for your baby, or how to increase your milk production? Learn the 4 best breastfeeding holds that will give you the best latch, 8 ways to increase your breast milk production naturally, yummy lactation cookie recipe, and even tandem feeding tips too!
High Risk Pregnancy Complications
Do I need to see a pregnancy specialist, am I considered high risk? We are about to find out! You will also learn what classifies a high risk pregnancy by identifying the 13 of the most common groups of moms who need to see a perinatologist, and some helpful hints to aid you along in this pregnancy that anyone could use.
Cramps during Pregnancy: From Implantation Cramps to Early Pregnancy Cramps & Beyond
What do cramps during pregnancy mean? This podcast will breakdown the difference between implantation cramps, before you’re pregnant, to the difference of what cramping means by each trimester. And 7 natural ways to help reduce cramps all over your body.
Episiotomy & Perineal Tears: What You Need to Know After a Vaginal Delivery
Episiotomy and perineal tears are the two words that give most pregnant women anxiety about a vaginal child birth. I’m here to be the voice of medical reason and let you know what is an episiotomy is, the different types of perineal tears, how vaginal tears are graded, and potential complications post-delivery. Learn the truth about what factors that can cause a change in vaginal elasticity, how quickly your vagina will heal, and 4 exercises to tighten your vagina so no one ever knows you’ve had a child.
Pooping While Giving Birth: Do You Poop While Giving Birth?
Will I poop during delivery? One of the most questions I get. Learn what are your chances you'll actually poop on the table, why does poop happen when your delivering, if epidurals increase the chances of pooping, whether or not the myth about giving birth in a toilet is true, and natural birth tips to help you not be the labor and delivery statistic that poops.Listen to "Pooping While Giving Birth Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast Episode 34" on Spreaker.
What Pregnant Women Need to Know about Coronavirus COVID-19
Are you currently pregnant during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic? It’s natural to feel concerned but please don’t get stressed out because you need to keep your immune system in tip top shape for the health of you and your baby. To help ease the fear, it is important to know what is coronavirus (COVID-19), what are the symptoms of coronavirus, effects of the coronavirus and pregnancy, how to manage the COVID-19 virus in pregnancy, breastfeeding recommendations, and ways to help prevent acquiring the coronavirus in pregnancy.
Pregnancy Brain: The Science Behind Why Women Forget While Pregnant & for 2 years!
Pregnancy brain, sometimes called “mom brain or baby brain” refers to attention and memory lapses during pregnancy. Baby brain is real. About 80% of expectant women report forgetting things that once remembered with ease. Although many studies show that women experience a remarkable decline in the key cognitive skills, scientists confirm that the mom brain has a purpose. We will discuss why we get pregnancy brain, when our brain goes back to normal, and ways to help improve your memory during pregnancy.
Sciatica during Pregnancy: Let's talk about the pain in your butt
How sweet of a pregnant woman are you? Gestational Diabetes symptoms
What is Gestational Diabetes? At your 24th- 28th week you will find out, and this podcast is perfect to inform you on what to expect, how high blood sugar affects your baby, and a Gestational Diabetes Diet Plan that is easy to follow and healthy for you both. Do you have Gestational Diabetes Mellitus? If so I can help you manage your diet to keep from having sugar spikes with awesome snack ideas. This plus learn what you should be eating and find your perfect gestational diabetes diet.
New Years resolutions while pregnant that you can keep!
Are you ready for 2020? Here are 8 New Years Resolutions for pregnant women that you can actually keep and will make you and baby look and feel better in the New Year. Today you will learn the science behind pregnancy statistics if you stick with these 8 New Years Resolutions, and tips and tricks to make that possible. Let's welcome in 2020 with the best version of yourself and the healthiest baby you can deliver next year.
Putting the C in cut, a cesarean section
Did you know that over 20% of all births will end up in a c section? Unless you know of prior complications or pregnant health concerns as to why you’re going to be a scheduled cut, many of us do not think our birthing experience will end with a scar. Here’s what you really need to know about a cesarean section from why you might need one, a doctors reason for being quick with the knife, ways to avoid a c section with helpful recovery tips, and what a spinal anesthesia is and how does it give pain relief for the procedure.
How to get rid of pregnancy stretch marks
Pregnancy stretch marks ladies? The irritating skin scars that no one wants, but that some may already have from puberty. Learn how to prevent them by understanding what stretch marks are, how the 2 different classes of stretch marks can be treated, and 8 natural ways to prevent stretch marks during your pregnancy by buying the best stretch mark cream.
Best baby shower gifts & baby registry buys
With all the baby items and gadgets, how do I know what I will need, what needs to go on my baby registry, and what items I should buy for the baby before their arrival? Here are the top 10 items every mom must have on their baby registry, and the answers to how much time each of these baby gadgets will save you (and are they really worth the money?) Get ready to learn the fascinating shopping patterns of pregnant women and how big chains know your pregnant even before you do if you buy these 21 hot topic items.
Sonogram Science: Seeing your baby
Are you excited to see your baby sonogram? I know you are, but your probably wondering how is it used to find out if your baby is healthy and if you’re having a boy or girl. What’s the difference between a 3d baby ultrasound and a 4d sonogram? And why most women only get 2 ultrasounds their entire pregnancy!
Pregnancy for Dads: What to Expect when your Expecting Fathers Guide
Is your wife losing her mind? Learn the science behind all of her symptoms: pregnancy brain, gastrointestinal dysfunction (aka pregnancy sickness), and adrenal hormonal surges during each of her pregnancy trimesters. My podcast wouldn’t be complete without some natural items to eat, buy, or activities to try to help increase your memory, decrease morning sickness, and decrease side effects of pregnancy induced hyperthyroidism.
Signs of ectopic symptoms & tubal pregnancy
Vaginal Discharge in Pregnancy with a color chart. What's your vagina telling you!
What is a VBAC? Vaginal Birth after C-Section & rules for candidacy to have a successful VBAC
Pregnancy Symptoms by Trimester: What to expect when your expecting in the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd
Sex During Pregnancy: Love it or Hate it and here's why...
Is it safe to have sex while pregnant? Get answers to the most common sexy questions and learn how to have fun in this Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast Episode 19: Sex during pregnancy. In this episode you will learn the science behind how safe sex is during all stages of your pregnancy, can sex induce labor, and a list of sex positions to try while you are pregnant.
Flying While Pregnant: A pregnancy travel guide with restrictions and limitations for every airline
Can pregnant women fly? Is a cruise while pregnant a good idea? Get the answers to all of your vacation questions in Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast Episode 18 Traveling While Pregnant. In this episode you will learn the science behind why flying after 36 weeks is considered dangerous, why cruiselines won’t let you on after 6 months, and why long road trips just aren’t wise pregnant. But we have helpful hints to make your travel plans a success regardless if your traveling by land, sea, or by air. And I did all the research for you for airlines and cruiselines to tell you which ones you can travel on and which ones need paperwork before boarding.
First Prenatal Visit: Everything You Need to Know for Your First OB Appointment
Pregnancy Diet: What to Eat during Pregnancy
What to eat during pregnancy? You are what you eat, and you're growing a human, so a healthy pregnant diet extremely important. Learn the perfect
pregnancy diet and doctor recommended
amounts of food to eat when pregnant. You'll also get the answers to what and how much of each food group you should be consuming, the nutritional value of food versus pill vitamins, and the real storybehind good fats and salt. And the doctor will discuss 15
great low carb snacks to help you maintain a
healthy pregnancy weight.
Second Pregnancy Symptoms: NOT What to Expect When You're Expecting
Are you pregnant with your 2nd or third child? If so congrats, but I'm sure you still qant answers to the most common questions second time moms have
including bodily changes, belly size, aches & pains, and the birthing experience and what's different from your first pregnancy. And our resident doctor will discuss preventative ways to avoid the negative effects of being pregnant a second time, and tips on how to make the most of being pregnant again so you can enjoy it this time.
Baby Gender Predictor: Am I Having a Boy or Girl? Find out before the doctor tells you! Tips on how to Make a Boy or Girl
Am I having a Boy? Am I having a Girl? Most common myths like does the shape of your bump, the Chinese gender calendar, you’re husbands type of underwear, or sex positions really determine if you’re having a boy or a girl? And she’ll discuss the legend behind ancient boy or girl calendars, while giving real life advice on how to make a baby of the desired sex.
Listen to "Baby Gender Predictor: Am I Having a Boy or Girl? Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast Episode 14" on Spreaker.
Early Signs of Pregnancy & Early Pregnancy Symptoms
Pregnancy symptoms in the first trimester are finally demystified to answer your questions "Am I Pregnant?" and if so how do you know. What are the early signs of pregnancy? What are the chances of miscarriage? And can I have period cramps or blood while pregnant? Listen and learn how your body changes at just 8 weeks pregnant.
Pregnancy Weight Gain. How Much Weight Should I Gain During My Pregnancy?
How much weight should they gain during this pregnancy? Learn why my doctor tells me I should be a certain weight, pregnancy weight gain by week estimates that are better than a pregnancy weight gain calculator, and tips on how to properly eat for two. Pregnancy weight gain chart does exist but who has time for that. Just listen and get all the pregnancy weight gain advice you need all in one place.
Frequent Urination in Pregnancy from Early Signs to Pregnancy to 3rd Trimester Pregnancy
Want to know why am I always peeing during pregnancy, why I feel like I've lost control of my bladder, and 5 tips that actually work to help regain your pelvic floor muscles during and after the baby is born. This episode will also give you the laughter and science behind the pregnant bladder in all 3 trimesters to ultimately to give you the answers you've been searching for.
How Long is Pregnancy? Full Term Pregnancy Weeks to Months: Hint Pregnancy is 10 months
So I've heard pregnancy is 10 months and not 9, why? Want to know the real answer to how long pregnancy is, what determines whether or not your baby is considered pre-term, and how to induce labor naturally once you're nine months pregnant. Don't forget that this episode will give you the science behind why women have preterm labor or go way past their due date mixed in with some hilarious pregnant stories.
Heartburn During Pregnancy & Home Remedies for Acid Reflux
Are you having a heartburn pregnancy? Here are some home remedies for acid reflux or heartburn during pregnancy that actually work! This pregnancy podcast will also tell you what foods to avoid, and the answers to how indigestion medication functions. The difference between heartburn and morning sickness & our podcast wouldn’t be complete without a few pregnancy puke stories that will make you laugh, since we have them.
How to cure a Migraine? Home Remedies for Headache
Want to know how to cure a migraine the natural way? Or maybe why in your 2nd trimester you are getting wicked headaches? How to cure a migraine Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast Episode 8 is perfect for you as you will learn the science behind the types of headaches including: the tension headache, the constant headache, and what causes headaches versus what is a migraine. And 3 replicable ways the Emergency Room uses for a migraine treatment that you can do at home. Home migraine remedies and headache cures are not just great for pregnant women but for anyone who suffers, so feel free to share this episode with all your friends.
Hurricane Preparedness Pregnancy Checklist: What every survival kit needs
National Hurricane Center has a hurricane tracker to let us know all the storm updates during hurricane season, especially with huge storms like Hurricane Irma, but they aren't specific on what threats it poses to pregnant women. Hurricane Preparedness Pregnancy Checklist Pregnant Pukeology Podcast Episode 7 with Dr. PukeNoMo gives a real life mythbuster answer to whether or not a low barometric pressure during the storm can cause pregnant women to go into labor, what the best disaster preparedness kit while pregnant has, and healthy non perishable food that you will actually want to eat.
Severe Morning Sickness: Do I have Hyperemesis Gravidarum?
Ever wonder if your morning sickness is normal? Or what defines Hyperemesis Gravidarum, a severe form of pregnancy nausea and vomiting? Severe Morning Sickness Pukeology Podcast Episode 6 will answer all of these questions and more. Finally, learning all the treatment options for pregnant women with severe morning sickness.
Foods To Avoid While Pregnant: Learn what foods not to eat while pregnant & why
Ever wondered what foods to avoid while pregnant? Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast Episode 5 will tell you what pregnancy foods to avoid like; why I can't eat sushi, lunch meat, or certain fish when pregnant? What can happen if you eat the wrong pregnancy diet? And what are some natural solutions to help those pregnant mommies enjoy their pregnancy. You can even learn the science behind why pregnant women have a lower immunity. Our podcast wouldn’t be complete without a few pregnancy cravings and puke stories that will give you the comical relief you need and tips to stop the up-chuckle.
Home Remedies for Vomiting: Learn 7 innovate ways to stop morning sickness naturally!
Why take prenatal vitamins? Best Prenatal Vitamins to Take and Why
Tired of hard to swallow horse pill prenatal vitamins? You will learn why you need to take prenatal vitamins, which are the best pre natal vitamins, and how to get the same nutrients from foods naturally.
What is morning sickness like?
WARNING this episode is graphic and contains hilarious puke stories to drive these answers home like: what is morning sickness like, does pregnancy nausea only come in the morning, and what are some natural solutions to help those pregnant mommies enjoy their pregnancy?
When does morning sickness start?
Dr. PukeNoMo answers the science behind why women puke in their first trimester, followed by answers to the age old question of when does morning sickness start, how common is morning sickness, why is it called morning sickness when it is all day nausea, and what are some natural solutions to help those pregnant mommies enjoy their pregnancy?