Best Pregnancy Blogs and Podcasts to Follow in 2022

Are you expecting a baby? What are the best sources to consult for advice on pregnancy? 

Pregnancy comes with many questions, emotions, and challenges. To navigate it all, you’ll need a lot of help along the way. The problem is that the internet is full of unsolicited advice—you should be careful which sources you consult, especially when it comes to bringing another human into the world. 

Whether you’re a first-time parent or have been through it all already, we’ve got you covered with the best pregnancy blogs and podcasts to follow in the run-up to the big day. 

Best Pregnancy Resources

Being pregnant is both an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. To help you navigate this journey and the challenges that come up on the way, we’ve rounded up a list of the best pregnancy blogs and podcasts that cover all the ins and outs of the subject, from conception to postpartum care. 

Best Pregnancy Blogs

Reading pregnancy blogs can help you decode the symptoms, adapt to the changes that are happening inside your body, help prepare for delivery, and connect with the people who are going through the same experience. 

Here are our picks for the best pregnancy blogs, in no particular order, to follow in 2022.

The Birth Hour

The Birth Hour was born from the desire to connect new moms through relatable yet unique pregnancy and birth stories. Contributors come from all over the world and walks of life, revealing a wide range of experiences people have during pregnancy and childbirth and sharing tips along the way. 

Pregnant Chicken

Founded in 2010 by Amy Morrison, Pregnant Chicken has grown from a small, one-person blog to one of the most popular pregnancy portals on the web. You’ll find advice for getting pregnant, being pregnant, labor and delivery, postpartum self-care, and more.  

Mother Rising

Lindsey Morrow created Mother Rising to promote her local childbirth classes for expecting mothers. Eventually, it evolved into a blog, where Lindsey imparts her wisdom and shares tips on how to have a healthy pregnancy, easy natural birth, and happy postpartum. 

Evidence-Based Birth

Created by a Ph.D., mom, and nurse researcher Rebecca Dekker, Evidence-Based Birth presents unbiased evidence-based advice for birth workers and expectant mothers and fathers. Their team has grown to include both researchers and birth workers from all over the world who are on the mission to make information that’s been locked up in medical journals common knowledge. 

Baby Center

Baby Center is a leading online parenting resource, helping millions of expectant and new parents navigate all the trials and tribulations of pregnancy through blog articles, apps, and “birth clubs.” The content is reviewed by their advisory board of professionals, so you can rest assured the information is accurate and up-to-date. 

Rookie Moms 

Rookie Moms is a one-person blog by Amber, a mom who has been through it all when it comes to motherhood (adoption, risky pregnancy, raising a child with special needs). She blogs about activities to do with kids, shares the ultimate guides for feeding, sleeping, and playing, recommends gear, and more.

Just Simply Mom

On Just Simply Mom, Marissa, a stay-at-home mom of three, shares her experiences and insights about pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood. You’ll find pregnancy advice according to trimester, product recommendations for new moms, activity ideas for babies and toddlers, and more.

Best Pregnancy Podcasts 

Listening to pregnancy podcasts is great if you’re busy and like consuming content on the go (e.g., during your morning run or while driving to work). 

Here is our roundup of the best pregnancy podcasts to listen to as you get ready to welcome your new addition.

The Birth Hour

The Birth Hour podcast helps expectant parents prepare for birth by explaining the different procedures and sharing tips from those who have been there/done that. You’ll also hear lots of raw birth stories from real people, ranging from home birth experiences to giving birth as a college student. 

Pregnancy Confidential

Pregnancy Confidential is a complete series of 32 short podcast episodes where hosts (editors from Parents and Fit Pregnancy and Baby magazines) walk expectant mothers through the physical, emotional, and/or lifestyle changes associated with each week of pregnancy. The podcast is casual and lighthearted in tone, so it’s super easy and fun to listen to on the go.

If These Ovaries Could Talk

If These Ovaries Could Talk is a podcast hosted by “two lesbians chatting about non-traditional families.” You’ll hear stories of real families of all makeups and sound advice on things like adoption, sperm donation, and surrogacy. 

The Fertility Podcast

The Fertility Podcast with Natalie Silverman and Kate Davies offers information to those whose route to parenthood hasn’t been straightforward. They invite and interview experts on things like miscarriage, infertility, surrogacy, and anything to do with less conventional routes to parenthood.

Happy Homebirth

Happy Homebirth with former student midwife Katelyn Fusco is a podcast devoted to educating women about natural childbirth in all of its rawness and beauty. You’ll hear stories of mothers who gave birth naturally (usually at home) as well as experts’ advice on how to prepare for and safely give birth at home.

Final Words

As an expectant mother, you’ll have lots of questions, symptoms, and emotions in the run-up to the big day. Luckily, there’s no shortage of pregnancy advice on the web. As with anything, the best advice is backed by either expertise or experience, or better—both! That was exactly our criteria when compiling this list of the best pregnancy blogs and podcasts to follow in 2022.

Did we miss your favorite pregnancy blog or podcast? Let us know in the comments!

Best Pregnancy Blogs and Podcasts to Follow in 2022

Darya Sinusoid

Darya’s love for reading started with fantasy novels (The LOTR trilogy is still her all-time-favorite). Growing up, however, she found herself transitioning to non-fiction, psychological, and self-help books. She has a degree in Psychology and a deep passion for the subject. She likes reading research-informed books that distill the workings of the human brain/mind/consciousness and thinking of ways to apply the insights to her own life. Some of her favorites include Thinking, Fast and Slow, How We Decide, and The Wisdom of the Enneagram.

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  • August 26, 2023 at 1:19 am

    Women need timely prenatal care, and your blog encourages us all to make that possible for ourselves and our loved ones so that society as a whole advances.


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