Podcasts On itunes

Name Description Released Price

#30: Talking Shop with a Hospital Midwife Jeanne talks with Chris Beard, certified nurse midwife, solo mom to adopted daughters, avid camper and outdoor enthusiast about mothering adolescent girls and about how midwifery has changed over her career and why it’s the solution to improving… 6/11/2016 Free View In iTunes

#30: Why Maternal Healthcare is Better in Europe – One Mama’s Experience Jeanne talks with writer, translator, Olga Mecking in the Netherlands about maternal healthcare in Europe. 6/4/2016 Free View In iTunes

#29: High Risk Pregnancy Q’s What exactly does it mean to be high risk during pregnancy and why are so many women being treated that way? Jeanne answers emails about risk factors, inductions, c-sections and late pregnancy curve balls.   5/28/2016 Free View In iTunes

#28: Raising Boys In America Jeanne talks with Jacqueline Sibanda about issues mothers face all over the world, especially when raising boys to be men. We also talk about the extra challenges mothers face in America where race, intolerance and gun culture put some teenagers at… 5/21/2016 Free View In iTunes

#27: The Friends You’ll Make As Parents Jeanne talks with a nurse/friend in Germany about hyperemesis, finding your tribe, pregnancy #4 and how parenting differs in Europe. 5/14/2016 Free View In iTunes

#26: Mother’s Day With My Kids Jeanne talks with her own kids about growing up in a big family, with a labor nurse for a mom and about gender, reproductive health,and what feminism, birth and parenthood look like for young adults today. 5/7/2016 Free View In iTunes

#25: Both Sides of the Adoption Story Jeanne talks with a brand new mom of an adopted baby girl about her journey to motherhood, the bond she’s created with her baby and about being adopted herself. 4/30/2016 Free View In iTunes

#24: More From Labor Nurses Jeanne talks with fellow-labor nurse, Amie, about the long hours, working weekends and holidays and taking care of patients when you’re missing your own kids. 4/23/2016 Free View In iTunes

#23: Sending Mama To Jail No parent is perfect, but in some states, like Tennessee, pregnant women who need and want treatment for addiction are being prosecuted instead of receiving the help they need.  Jeanne talks with Allison Glass from Health & Free Tennessee, a… 4/16/2016 Free View In iTunes

#22: Zika Virus Jeanne talks with Harvard public health researcher, Gillian SteelFisher about what people do know and what they need to know about the virus that’s been linked with severe birth defects.  4/9/2016 Free View In iTunes

#21: Dream Jobs Jeanne talks with Kristen Kirkland of Every Mother Counts about their dream jobs, how to make working motherhood possible and how Kristen took her passion for improving maternal health and ran with it. 4/2/2016 Free View In iTunes

#20: Mother of Invention Jeanne talks about the creative force that drives pregnancy, motherhood and parenting and how that sometimes turns into truly creative career, business, personal and artistic solutions. 3/26/2016 Free View In iTunes

#19: Q&A Grab Bag Jeanne answers reader emails about inductions, gestational diabetes, bacterial vaginosis and one grandmother’s concern about her daughter’s healing c-section scar. 3/19/2016 Free View In iTunes

#18: Our Bodies, Ourselves, Our Mothers Jeanne talks with co-author and co-founder of Our Bodies, OurSelves, Judy Norsigian about her role in changing women’s health and her thoughts on the issues women face today in reproductive and maternal healthcare. 3/12/2016 Free View In iTunes

#17: Which is Safer? Home or Hospital? Jeanne talks with researchers, a midwife and an epidemiologist at Oregon Health and Sciences University, about  a new study on the safety of home birth versus hospital birth for mothers and babies. 3/5/2016 Free View In iTunes

#16: Words That Matter Jeanne talks with doula, poet, feminist and freelance writer, Carrie Murphy, about why the words we use when we talk about birth and motherhood matter. 2/27/2016 Free View In iTunes

#15: Laughing Gas and Labor Pains Jeanne answers reader emails about pain management during labor and talks with Wendy Berger, CNM who works at Legacy Emanuel Hospital – one of a growing number of hospitals offering nitrous oxide (aka laughing gas or gas and air) to their patients in… 2/20/2016 Free View In iTunes

#14: Politics and Motherhood Jeanne talks about government’s role in our parenthood and the power of active citizenry. She also talks with Karleen Basch about why her second pregnancy and birth shoved her into the political stream. 2/13/2016 Free View In iTunes

#13: Lissa Rankin, MD on Pregnancy, Spirituality and Healthcare Jeanne talks with Lissa Rankin, MD, author of three bestselling books on the intersection of spirituality and healthcare. Dr. Rankin talks about how leaving her obstetric practice lead her to her calling and about the impact of fear on modern medicine… 2/6/2016 Free View In iTunes

#12: Khadijah Queen Talks About Single Motherhood Jeanne answers listeners emails and author and poet Khadijah Queen shares her insights about single motherhood, raising a black son in America and her essay, Mothering Solo. 1/30/2016 Free View In iTunes

#11: Foster Care, “Bad Moms” and Community Health – A Love Story Kathy, a community health nurse, talks with Jeanne about both sides of the foster care equation – what it’s like for the biological and foster parents and what she does for babies.   1/23/2016 Free View In iTunes

#10: Nan Strauss Talks About Doulas Jeanne talks with Nan Strauss, Choices in Childbirth’s director of policy and research about doulas, insurance and the research-proven benefits doulas provide for maternal health outcomes and healthcare cost reduction.  Considering how important… 1/16/2016 Free View In iTunes

#9: Frank Talk with The Labor Nurses Jeanne talks shop with two labor nurses who’ve spent decades working with mothers from all walks of life. What makes them even more special is they’re mother and daughter.  This episode gives you an inside peek at what labor nurses do all… 1/9/2016 Free View In iTunes

#8: Avital Norman Nathman on Feminism and Motherhood Jeanne talks with The Good Mother Myth author, Avital Norman Nathman about the ways gender inequity and feminism impact all aspects of motherhood from long before women become pregnant, throughout their pregnancies and prenatal care experiences, to… 1/2/2016 Free View In iTunes

#7: Karen Parker, Certified Nurse Midwife, Explains Polyhydramnios 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… 12/19/2015 Free View In iTunes

#6: Jennifer Pastiloff on Pregnancy, Ambivalence & Joy 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… 12/12/2015 Free View In iTunes

#5: Jessica Shortall on Workplace Breastfeeding Policies 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… 12/5/2015 Free View In iTunes

#4: Michelle Vick and the Baby Box Tradition 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… 11/28/2015 Free View In iTunes

#3: Sarah Lynch on CARE, Second Pregnanies, and Twins 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,… 11/21/2015 Free View In iTunes

#2: Peg Moline on Pregnancy & Media Jeanne talks about birth industry history and chats with Peg Moline, founding editor-in-chief of Fit Pregnancy Magazine, Natural Health and Shape magazines on how magazines and advertising have portrayed pregnancy over the last 20-something years. 11/14/2015 Free View In iTunes

#1: Sarah Bowen Shea on Exercise Jeanne talks with Sarah Bowen Shea, author of the three books about running and motherhood and founder of the online running community – Another Mother Runner, about why exercise is essential for moms before, during and after pregnancy. 11/6/2015 Free View In iTunes