Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat: A New Podcast by The Pregnancy Network • The Pregnancy Network

Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat: A New Podcast by The Pregnancy Network

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.

All the Details

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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