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.
We just wrapped up Season 1 of Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat. To recap, keep reading for a brief description of each episode. We hope you’ll join us as we navigate what’s next for Season 2 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. Learn who we are and what we do at The Pregnancy Network in Episode 1.
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. Listen as Beth details unplanned pregnancies, abortion, and making empowered choices in Episode 2.
Mental Health & 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. Listen as Jessica discusses loneliness, postpartum, and encouragement to new moms in Episode 3.
Eating Well During Pregnancy | Episode 4
Ida Shaw has a background in nutrition and works with expectant and new mothers. Listen as Ida shares the nutritional basics for pregnancy, community resources, and the WIC program in Episode 4.
Labor and Delivery, Breastfeeding, and More | Episode 5
Grace Johnson is a doula, lactation consultant, and faithful volunteer at The Pregnancy Network. Her empowering first birth experience inspired her to equip women to “have the birth they want”. Discover the stages of labor, the need-to-know information to create a birth plan, breastfeeding tips, and more by listening to Episode 5.
Building Healthy Financial Habits | Episode 6
Christie Smith is the Interim President and CEO of Acclaim Federal Credit Union and a faithful volunteer and Peer Advocate at The Pregnancy Network. Discover how to shift your mindset, create an accurate budget, access practical resources to inform yourself on financial health, and be empowered in your finances by listening to Episode 6.
Pregnancy on the College Campus | Episode 7
Catherine Riley is the lead author of Title IX and the Protection of Pregnant and Parenting College Students, is a former Part-Time Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University, and is the owner and consultant of Supportive Spaces Consulting, LLC. Discover the resources available to empower you to thrive in your pregnancy and collegiate career in Episode 7.
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.