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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 #153: Sperm Shopping by Color

When Rosa and her wife started seeking a sperm donor, they were surprised by the complexity of the questions they faced — from “What kind of racial identity matters to us?” to “Should we buy in bulk?”

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 #150: His Id Speaks English

Research shows that kids who learn languages early have lots of advantages. This week, a dad who speaks five languages makes the case for teaching his kid only one. English.

Mom Tattoos by Jessie Hopeless

We have a new item in the shop, lovingly hand-drawn by Jessie from episode 76!

EPISODE #149: Choose Your Own Mom-venture

This week, Andrea’s opening up. A lot. She’ll be sharing the plan she’s always had for becoming a mom, and why she’s just realizing now… there might be another adventure in store for her.