For generations, women elected to forget the pain of childbirth with help from powerful drugs called twilight sleep. We shed light on an (intentionally) forgotten history.
Sister wives, a fertility cult, and New Kids on the Block: A listener initiates us into the strange world of sperm donation.
Audience faves Trystan and Biff’s new baby was born in July! We get an update from these Accidental-On-Purpose-Gay-Parents about life with baby Leo, and how the whole family’s adjusting. Plus, some big news from LST (cue the award music…)!
Two funny moms walk into a hot, foam-lined room; bonding over epidurals, antidepressants, and baby boy apparel ensues. Actress Casey Wilson guest hosts and digs in deep with her pal, comedy writer Jessi Klein.
For some people, parenthood takes a lot of planning; for others… it just sorta sneaks up on them. This week, one woman’s unexpected path to motherhood. Including a long-distance romance, a mysterious illness, and mind-controlling toddlers.
We all remember the day our kid was born. And many of us have traditions of telling the story to our kids. Well, now we wanna hear THEIR telling of their original birthday.
When you give birth by cesarean, doctors are required to warn you of the risks. But not so with vaginal delivery. Hillary interviews Kiera Butler about her recent article in Mother Jones on the risks of vaginal birth and why we should be talking about them more.
In honor of our 100th episode, producer Abigail Keel talks to some centenarians about the good and the bad of 100.