Common Sense Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics Episodes

#164: How To Name That Baby

Jeanne interviews sister-entrepreneurs, Jennifer Moss and Mallory Moss Katz about baby names, trends, histories, their podcast and what Game of Throne names we’ll be seeing in preschools everywhere.  Also, Common Sense Pregnancy, Parenting & P...

#163: Raising Resilient Kids in an Online World

Jeanne talks with Chris and Holly Santillo, author of the book Raising Resilient Kids about fostering good judgment and self-awareness in children.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

#162: Kori’s Birth with Placenta Previa

Jeanne gets a follow up letter from Kori, who emailed about placenta previa in episode 144.  This week, she invites Kori on the podcast to tell us how everything turned out.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

#160: Who’s Charting Your Pregnancy?

 Jeanne talks with Chris Beard, CNM, about the role that charting, documentation and the electronic medical record play in the healthcare dynamic and why women should be writing their own stories and records.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

#159: Big Announcements at

Jeanne has some new stuff happening over at Common Sense/ and that’s what we’re talking about this week.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

#158: Childhood Trauma and Mothering

Jeanne interviews Ana Joanes about her film, Wrestling Ghosts, which explores the impact of childhood trauma on one woman’s ability to mother and the resources she used to recover.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

#81: Jennie Joseph, Midwives & Black Maternal Health

Jeanne rebroadcasts her conversation with midwife and Commonsense Childbirth founder, Jennie Joseph, CPM, about the healthcare disparities that increase poor birth outcomes for women of color and the simple solutions midwives provide to make sure all m...

Introducing Motherhood Sessions from Gimlet

Julia was born in South Korea, but was adopted and raised by a white family. Now that she has her own child—the first biological relative she’s ever known—she’s rethinking her relationship with her own family, and on a search to...

#157: Pros and Cons of Prenatal Genetic Testing

Jeanne talks about the pros and cons of genetic testing and assigns listener homework to learn more about making your own healthcare decisions.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit