The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #157: Car Births, Call-In Style

People who give birth in cars reeeally love telling the story. So we opened up our phone lines and invited them to call in.

EPISODE #155: Forget Childbirth

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.

EPISODE #152: The Sisterhood of “Donor Don”

Sister wives, a fertility cult, and New Kids on the Block: A listener initiates us into the strange world of sperm donation.

EPISODE #144: The Accidental Gay Parents, 5 (UPDATE)

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…)!

EPISODE #129: Casey Wilson, Jessi Klein and a Dinosaur Dick-Punching a Bear

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.

EPISODE #122: Surprise!

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.

Your Kid’s Birth Story – According to Them

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.

EPISODE #110: Risky Birth-ness

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.