Jeanne talks about the creative force that drives pregnancy, motherhood and parenting and how that sometimes turns into truly creative career, business, personal and artistic solutions.
Common Sense Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics Episodes
Jeanne answers reader emails about inductions, gestational diabetes, bacterial vaginosis and one grandmother's concern about her daughter's healing c-section scar.
Jeanne talks with co-author and co-founder of Our Bodies, OurSelves, Judy Norsigian about her role in changing women's health and her thoughts on the issues women face today in reproductive and maternal healthcare.
Jeanne talks with researchers, a midwife and an epidemiologist at Oregon Health and Sciences University, about a new study on the safety of home birth versus hospital birth for mothers and babies.
Jeanne talks with doula, poet, feminist and freelance writer, Carrie Murphy, about why the words we use when we talk about birth and motherhood matter.
Kathy, a community health nurse, talks with Jeanne about both sides of the foster care equation - what it's like for the biological and foster parents and what she does for babies.
Jeanne answers reader emails about pain management during labor and talks with Wendy Berger, CNM who works at Legacy Emanuel Hospital - one of a growing number of hospitals offering nitrous oxide (aka laughing gas or gas and air) to...
Jeanne talks about government's role in our parenthood and the power of active citizenry. She also talks with Karleen Basch about why her second pregnancy and birth shoved her into the political stream.
Jeanne talks with Lissa Rankin, MD, author of three bestselling books on the intersection of spirituality and healthcare. Dr. Rankin talks about how leaving her obstetric practice lead her to her calling and about the impact of fear on modern...
Jeanne answers listeners emails and author and poet Khadijah Queen shares her insights about single motherhood, raising a black son in America and her essay, Mothering Solo.