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

#127: Worry, the Border, and your Core

Jeanne talks about what to do with all our worry, especially during pregnancy and interviews Lauren Ohayan about yoga, pilates, and core and pelvic floor fitness.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

#126: Pregnancy & Chemicals, Beauty & Skin.

Jeanne answers a question about pregnancy after smoking, drinking and normal living and talks with Nadine Artemis, author of Renegade Beauty and co-founder of LivingLibations about why the stuff we put on our skin.Learn more about your ad choices. Visi...

#124: Traveling with Babies and Children at the Border

Jeanne interviews’s co-founder, Morgan Robart about why travel is important for women, mothers and parents and how to make travel with children easier.  Plus, Jeanne talks about the forced separation that’s happening to families at ...

#44: Labor Pains and Epidurals

Jeanne’s taking this week off so give a listen to an old favorite episode!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

#123: Title X, Emotional Labor, and BeFitMom

Jeanne talks about this week’s current events and interviews Helene Byrne, founder of about her mission to educate, support, and motivate women to have the healthiest pregnancy and baby and to lead their entire families to better health an...

#122: Motherhood and Sex

Jeanne talks with Dana B Meyers, owner of Booty Parlor and author of Your Mommy Mojo about sex, motherhood, and business.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

#121: Running for Office With a Baby

Jeanne talks with Maryland gubernatorial candidate and former policy director for Michelle Obama, Krish Vignarajah about why she’s running and about campaigning with a baby in her arms.  Happy Mother’s Day!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m...

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