Let’s talk about what’s next now that Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat.
Meet the podcast that’s here to equip you for what’s next now that Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat. Hear from The Pregnancy Network staff and guest experts in their fields on topics like mental health and loneliness, what to do when you don’t know what to do, caring for yourself holistically, and making empowered choices.
Communications Coordinator Chloe Boyle recently released the first three episodes of Season 1. In Episode 1, Chloe and The Pregnancy Network’s Client Services Director Angela Jackson discuss who we are at The Pregnancy Network and the purpose of Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat. In Episode 2, Chloe and Registered Nurse Beth Appiah discuss what to do when you don’t know what to do and how to make empowered choices. In Episode 3, Chloe and Licensed Mental Health Counselor Jessica Hatton discuss mental health, loneliness, and navigating motherhood.
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At The Pregnancy Network, we desire to see women equipped, informed, and empowered to face their situations without fear. Whether it’s an unplanned pregnancy, an unexpected STD, or navigating the ups and downs of motherhood, we’re in your corner with valuable expertise and support. Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat was born out of our desire to see women make healthy choices and walk in confidence, regardless of where they are.
New episodes of Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat will be released on the first of each month and available across Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and YouTube. Keep reading for the full descriptions of each episode. We hope you’ll join us as we navigate what’s next now that Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat.
Who We Are | Episode 1
Angela Jackson is the Director of Health and Client Services at The Pregnancy Network. Angela has a background in counseling and adoption services and a passion for serving families and women.
0:38 – Angela’s Introduction
1:28 – Angela’s Why for Serving Women
2:03 – The Mission of The Pregnancy Network
2:42 – The History of The Pregnancy Network
3:37 – Medical Services Offered at The Pregnancy Network
5:02 – How We Empower Women to Face Their Unplanned Pregnancies
7:02 – Resources Available Before, During, and After Pregnancy
9:31 – How to Make an Appointment
10:19 – Options for Women Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy
12:34 – Adoption Agency Referrals
14:27 – What Angela Would Say to a Woman Who’s Afraid to Make an Appointment
15:10 – Obstacles For Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancies
18:07 – Limited Obstetrical Ultrasounds
18:58 – Resources Outside of the Triad
19:54 – Angela’s Advice for Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancies
What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do | Episode 2
Beth Appiah is a Registered Nurse at The Pregnancy Network. She is currently working on her Family Nurse Practitioner degree and hopes to specialize in Women’s Health.
0:42 – Beth’s Introduction
1:40 – What is the first thing you’d say to a woman who is unexpectedly pregnant?
2:46 – Emotions Women Experience When Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy
5:44 – Options Available to Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancies
7:38 – Types of Abortion Procedures*
12:39 – FAQs in Appointments with Women Who Are Considering Abortion
14:57 – How common is it that you see women who are considering abortion?
16:27 – What are the rights women have when seeking an abortion?
20:03 – Beth’s Advice for Women Considering Abortion
21:49 – How We Provide Abortion Information to Clients
23:25 – Abortion Recovery
25:56 – Barriers Women Face When Carrying to Term
30:13 – Beth’s Advice for the Woman Who’s Not Sure What to Do
32:42 – Where You Can Find Other Women’s Stories
33:38 – Beth’s Why for Serving Women
*The legality of abortion procedures varies from state to state. For the most accurate information, look at what’s legal in your state. The legality of abortion procedures in North Carolina has changed since the filming of this podcast. For the most up to date information, reference the Care for Women, Children, and Families Act.
Mental Health and Loneliness | Episode 3
Jessica Hatton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and owns her own practice, Christian Mom Counseling. Jessica provides professional counseling via virtual teletherapy for women located in the state of North Carolina.
0:44 – Jessica’s Introduction
4:24 – How Loneliness Plays a Role in Jessica’s Counseling Experiences
6:49 – How can women process through loneliness and the emotions surrounding an unplanned pregnancy?
10:46 – Practical Ways to Fight Loneliness
14:55 – Building Healthy Relationships
17:42 – Setting Boundaries
21:44 – What advice would you give someone who is still considering all of her options for her unplanned pregnancy?
25:12 – How Women Can Care For Themselves During Their Pregnancies
27:15 – Navigating the Newborn Stage
32:50 – Resources for the Postpartum Stage
36:48 – Jessica’s Why for Serving Women
38:14 – Jessica’s Encouragement to New Moms
We’re Here for You
At The Pregnancy Network, we’ve made it our mission to empower women to face their unplanned pregnancies without fear in the Triad and beyond. If you’re local to the Triad, we offer free medical services, education and resources, and an opportunity to find community through the Connect program. If you’re elsewhere, we hope you’ll follow along with Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat as we seek to equip you with information and confidence to make fully informed choices. Find The Pregnancy Network’s new podcast on the streaming platforms below.
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