Common Sense Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics Episodes

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Common Sense Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics is a breath of fresh air: accessible, authoritative, funny, reassuring and personal. It’s chock-full of Jeanne’s comprehensive, medically-sound advice and insights plus conversations with women, mothers and experts in pregnancy, parenting and the power to change the world. Women’s health expert, labor nurse, feminist, mother of four, Fit columnist and author of Common Sense Pregnancy (Random House, 2015), Jeanne Faulkner has been at the bedside for thousands of deliveries. She provides the honest insider advice you need during pregnancy, labor, birth, and parenthood. Jeanne believes that parents have the power to change the world and that’s what we’re talking about here on Common Sense Pregnancy Radio.

Recent Episodes

#143: Talking Shop with Dr. Lady Doctor

Jeanne talks with Dr. Kelly Cullwell about women’s health, her pregnancy and power dynamics in hospitals.  Plus, Dr. Lady Doctor and Chris Beard, CNM, each answer Whitney’s email.

#141: How C-section Rates Got So High

Jeanne talks with author, historian, Jacqueline Wolf about her book, Cesarean Section: An American History of Risk, Technology, and Consequence 

#139: 40 Years With the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Jeanne talks about what it means to be present and to parent when every day brings a bomb scare, plus she talks with Sarah Fleisch Fink, General Counsel and Director of Workplace Policy at the National Partnership for Women &...

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