Common Sense Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics Episodes

#5: Jessica Shortall on Workplace Breastfeeding Policies

Jeanne talks with author and TED speaker, Jessica Shortall about her new book, Work, Pump, Repeat and about why maternity leave policies in the U.S. are among the worst in the world.  We also talk about how guaranteed paid maternity...

#4: Michelle Vick and the Baby Box Tradition

Jeanne talks about the latest stats on maternal health, about what you really need in terms of stuff and about what it takes to fully support mothers to thrive.  She talks with co-founder of the Baby Box Company, Michelle Vick...

#4: Michelle Vick and the Baby Box Tradition

Jeanne talks about the latest stats on maternal health, about what you really need in terms of stuff and about what it takes to fully support mothers to thrive.  She talks with co-founder of the Baby Box Company, Michelle Vick...

#3: Sarah Lynch on CARE, Second Pregnanies, and Twins

Jeanne talks about second pregnancies, twins and global maternal health with Sarah Lynch, Senior Director of Global Policy Initiatives for CARE’s policy and advocacy unit.  Sarah is pregnant for the second time and carrying twins, which made for a...

#3: Sarah Lynch on CARE, Second Pregnanies, and Twins

Jeanne talks about second pregnancies, twins and global maternal health with Sarah Lynch, Senior Director of Global Policy Initiatives for CARE’s policy and advocacy unit.  Sarah is pregnant for the second time and carrying twins, which made for a grea...

#2: Peg Moline on Pregnancy & Media

Jeanne talks about birth industry history and chats with Peg Moline, founding editor-in-chief of Fit Pregnancy Magazine, Natural Health and Shape magazines on how magazines and advertising have portrayed pregnancy over the last 20-something years.

#2: Peg Moline on Pregnancy & Media

Jeanne talks about birth industry history and chats with Peg Moline, founding editor-in-chief of Fit Pregnancy Magazine, Natural Health and Shape magazines on how magazines and advertising have portrayed pregnancy over the last 20-something years.

#1: Sarah Bowen Shea on Exercise

Jeanne talks with Sarah Bowen Shea, author of the three books about running and motherhood and founder of the online running community - Another Mother Runner, about why exercise is essential for moms before, during and after pregnancy.

#1: Sarah Bowen Shea on Exercise

Jeanne talks with Sarah Bowen Shea, author of the three books about running and motherhood and founder of the online running community - Another Mother Runner, about why exercise is essential for moms before, during and after pregnancy.