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Dec 19, 2015

Jeanne gets emails from people all around the world who have questions about a worrisome, late-pregnancy condition: polyhydramnios, AKA "too much amniotic fluid." Jeanne talks with certified nurse midwife, Karen Parker about what it means when mom has more fluid than average and how it can change late-pregnancy and...


Dec 12, 2015

Pregnancy is among the most emotionally tumultuous times in any woman’s life and it’s normal for your feelings to run wild.  Nobody knows better about that right now than Jen Pastiloff. She’s a writer, motivator and public speaker who uses yoga, dance and writing to lead workshops and retreats all over the...


Dec 5, 2015

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 leave for all mothers could provide huge economic and public...


Nov 28, 2015

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 about why she modeled her company after Finland's tradition to provide essential baby supplies...


Nov 22, 2015

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 great chat about her personal, professional and global...