Jeanne talks with Mark Krasner, Founder and CEO of Expectful.com (a guided meditation app specifically designed for expectant parents) about the important changes meditation makes in pregnancy, parenting, work and everyday moments in life.
Common Sense Pregnancy & Parenting Episodes
Common Sense Pregnancy, the podcast, 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 Pregnancy.com 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.
Jeanne talks with Heather Avis, author of The Lucky Few and mother of three children, two with Downs Syndrome. We talk about her path through infertility and adoption to become the parents of Macyn, Truly and August, her lucky few.
Jeanne talks with Dr. James Lozada, an anesthesiologist and broadcast journalist with a passion for maternal justice. We talk about epidurals, health journalism, switching careers, finding your mission and what maternal justice means in the labor room and around the world.
Jeanne speaks with a Houston midwife about conditions mothers and birth pros are facing and highlights two organizations - Every Mother Counts and Circle of Health International - about the work they're doing for mothers and families in Texas in the aftermath of...
Jeanne talks with Sarah, who emailed with induction concerns about her birth, baby and prenatal care at 40.
Jeanne talks with midwife Chris Beard, CNM about a recent article on NPR about maternal deaths and emergencies, about violence in Charlottesville and about fat shaming in maternal health care.
Jeanne reads listener emails and answers questions about getting pregnant on your period and what to do when your doctor is bullying for an induction.
Jeanne talks with Jo Saxton about faith, leadership, parenting, finding your spiritual home and whether or not you need religion to raise kids in the 21st century.
Jeanne talks with Sarah Craven and Rachel Moynihan from the United Nations Population Fund about what they do for women around the world and what happens now that President Trump has eliminated US funding.
Jeanne is on vacation this week, so we're sharing her conversation about insomnia in your first trimester, and then talks with Romper.com writer, Kelly McWilliams, about how anxiety impacts pregnancy and what the hell to do about it.