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

#152: International Women’s Day with Pro Mujer

Jeanne talks about International Women’s Day & Women’s History Month and interviews Maria Cavalcanti, President and CEO of Pro Mujer about how women and mothers throughout Latin America are making change happen.

#151: Genetic Testing, Downs Syndrome & The Lucky Few

Jeanne, Heather Avis (author of The Lucky Few - and certified nurse midwife Chris Beard answer Kate’s email about genetic testing and finding out her baby may have Downs Syndrome.

#150: Healing C-section Scars and Adhesions

Jeanne talks with Licensed Massage Therapist Isabel Spradlin about how scar tissue affects women’s pelvis and abdomen after c-sections and how massage therapy and self-care promotes healing.

#146: Baby Stuff & Premature Labor

Jeanne talks about how much stuff babies really need and with midwife Chris Beard about premature contractions, premature labor, premature rupture of membranes and premature birth.

#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.

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