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XM Divas

Oct 12, 2018

Who says pregnancy and opera don't mix? In this episode, the Divas talk to two performing mommies-to-be in Kathryn Lewek and Melinda Whittington while Megan reveals a pregnancy of her own.

(1:59) Megan talks about finding out about being pregnant during Rigoletto

(5:01) Megan welcomes our guests, Kathryn Lewek and Melinda Whittington

(6:35) Katie talks about being the first pregnant Queen of the Night

(10:21) Megan introduces Melinda, her performances and her pregnancy

(15:38) Megan asks about the changes Katie experienced in her voice when she was carrying

(19:01) The ladies talk about the potential of pumping during a performance

(25:22) Xela talks about some of the breathing techniques singers can use depending on how they're carrying

(31:05) Katie talks about how the baby's movements affect her singing

(35:40) Megan asks the ladies what their go-to pregnancy food is

(38:50) Xela gives an update as to where all the ladies are with their pregnancies

XM Divas is hosted by Xela Pinkerton and Megan Miller, and recorded in Charlotte, NC. Our producers are Andy Goh and Stephanie Vitale. Remember to rate, subscribe, favorite and review us on your podcast platform of choice, it helps up get discovered by other listeners! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@xmdivas), and bookmark our website,