A Pregnancy
to Motherhood

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Our mission is to educate, inspire, and uplift mothers.

Here at Baby Chick, we’re all about educating and empowering moms throughout their motherhood journey. Whether you want an unmedicated birth or a planned cesarean, to breastfeed or bottle-feed, sleep-train or follow your baby’s lead, we support all mothers. We’re here to provide an inclusive, evidence-based resource to help all moms live their best lives.

Nina, 'The Baby Chick'

Hello, I'm Nina, ‘The Baby Chick’®! I’m an expert in the pregnancy and baby world as a baby planner, doula, educator, and mother. Over the past 13 years, I’ve supported over 700 families during their pregnancy and postpartum journeys and assisted at over 300 births. I'm now excited to embark on this journey with you! Discover my story, expertise, and inspiration behind Baby Chick® as we delve into the beautiful world of motherhood together.

Meet Nina, 'The Baby Chick'
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Podcast latest episodes

A black and white photo captures a woman gently kissing the forehead of a baby she is holding close. The baby, possibly a disabled child, rests his head against the woman's cheek, creating a tender and affectionate parenting moment. The background is blurred. Ep 138
special needs

Everything No One Tells You About Parenting a Disabled Child

We're chatting with Kelley Coleman about her journey as a parent of a child with disabilities. She shares her tips and advice to parents starting their journey of parenting a disabled child and so much more.

A black-and-white image of a newborn baby resting on their mother's chest after a safe birth. The mother lies in bed, looking up with a calm expression while holding the baby close under a blanket. The baby appears to be crying or making a facial expression. Ep 137

Preparing for a Safe Birth & Healthy Baby with Gina Mundy

If you're pregnant, this episode is for you. Nina chats with childbirth attorney Gina Mundy about what she has seen and knows how to have a safer birth and have a healthy baby. Tune in to listen!

A close-up image shows a child with a bright pink candy resting on their tongue, smiling and displaying their teeth. The background is white and blurred, focusing attention on the child's mouth and candy, subtly hinting at the impact of sugar on kids. Ep 136

Understanding the Impact of Sugar on Our Kids & Our Health

In this episode, we're chatting with Dr. Nicole Avena about the impact of sugar, sugar cravings, and the effect sugar has on our health and the health of our kids.

A woman smiles while watching two children, demonstrating their emotional intelligence, wash dishes in a kitchen. The children, a boy and a girl, are focused on cleaning a mug and a plate in a sink filled with soapy water. The kitchen counter has various items, including a coffee machine. Ep 135

Raising Good Humans: Teaching Life Skills & Emotional Intelligence to Our Kids with Dr. Jenny Woo

Dr. Jenny Woo talks to us about what we REALLY need to know as parents to build life skills and emotional intelligence in our kids and, essentially, how to raise good humans.

A pregnant woman in a black tank top and leggings stands between two beige sofas inside a bright living room. Holding her belly and looking downward with a neutral expression, she seems to be contemplating signs that labor is starting. The room is decorated with various cushions, a blanket, and visible furniture. Ep 134

What Are the Signs That Labor is Starting?

Unsure if you'll really know you're in labor? In this episode, doula, Nina Spears, shares the signs to look for to know when labor is starting.


Explore expert advice on topics like unmedicated and medicated births, C-section birth, and more. Here’s what you need to know to feel knowledgeable and empowered for your birthing experience.

We work with medical experts and specialists in various fields, including obstetrics and gynecology, midwifery, pediatrics, child development, psychology, and lactation consultancy—to ensure our readers receive the most accurate and trustworthy information.

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Rachel Tomlinson

Registered Psychologist

Melissa Hardy
Melissa Hardy

Pediatrician, Breastfeeding Medicine Specialist, IBCLC

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Stephanie Sublett

Board-Certified OB/GYN, FACOG, IBCLC

Nicole Avena
Dr. Nicole Avena, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Kirsten White

Pediatric Nurse, BSN, RN

Rande Ludwig
Rande Ludwig

Registered Nurse BSN, RNC-NIC