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Common Sense Pregnancy, the podcast, is a breath of fresh air: accessible, authoritative, funny, reassuring and personal. It's chock-full of Jeanne's comprehensive, medically-sound advice and insights plus conversations with women, mothers and experts in pregnancy, parenting and the power to change the world. Women's health expert, labor nurse, feminist, mother of four, Fit Pregnancy.com columnist and author of Common Sense Pregnancy (Random House, 2015), Jeanne Faulkner has been at the bedside for thousands of deliveries. She provides the honest insider advice you need during pregnancy, labor, birth, and parenthood. Jeanne believes that parents have the power to change the world and that's what we're talking about here on Common Sense Pregnancy Radio.

Common Sense Pregnancy, the podcast, is a breath of fresh air: accessible, authoritative, funny, reassuring and personal. It's chock-full of Jeanne's comprehensive, medically-sound advice and insights plus conversations with women, mothers and experts in pregnancy, parenting and the power to change the world. Women's health expert, labor nurse, feminist, mother of four, Fit Pregnancy.com columnist and author of Common Sense Pregnancy (Random House, 2015), Jeanne Faulkner has been at the bedside for thousands of deliveries. She provides the honest insider advice you need during pregnancy, labor, birth, and parenthood. Jeanne believes that parents have the power to change the world and that's what we're talking about here on Common Sense Pregnancy Radio.
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Common Sense Pregnancy, the podcast, is a breath of fresh air: accessible, authoritative, funny, reassuring and personal. It's chock-full of Jeanne's comprehensive, medically-sound advice and insights plus conversations with women, mothers and experts in pregnancy, parenting and the power to change the world. Women's health expert, labor nurse, feminist, mother of four, Fit Pregnancy.com columnist and author of Common Sense Pregnancy (Random House, 2015), Jeanne Faulkner has been at the bedside for thousands of deliveries. She provides the honest insider advice you need during pregnancy, labor, birth, and parenthood. Jeanne believes that parents have the power to change the world and that's what we're talking about here on Common Sense Pregnancy Radio.

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Episodes

#154: Midwives in Hospitals - Creating the Solution We Need

3/19/2019
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Jeanne talks with Chris Beard, CNM in a repeat episode about how midwives are creating better healthcare experiences and outcomes for women who give birth in hospitals.

Duration:00:51:57

#153: Home Birth, Midwives, and Botanicals

3/12/2019
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Jeanne talks about the home versus hospital debate and interviews Certified Professional Midwife, Maria Chowdhury, CPM about home birth and Birthsong Botanicals.

Duration:00:55:39

#152: International Women’s Day with Pro Mujer

3/5/2019
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Jeanne talks about International Women’s Day & Women’s History Month and interviews Maria Cavalcanti, President and CEO of Pro Mujer about how women and mothers throughout Latin America are making change happen.

Duration:01:00:25

#151: Genetic Testing, Downs Syndrome & The Lucky Few

2/26/2019
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Jeanne, Heather Avis (author of The Lucky Few - https://www.heatheravis.com/) and certified nurse midwife Chris Beard answer Kate’s email about genetic testing and finding out her baby may have Downs Syndrome.

Duration:00:57:44

#150: Healing C-section Scars and Adhesions

2/20/2019
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Jeanne talks with Licensed Massage Therapist Isabel Spradlin about how scar tissue affects women’s pelvis and abdomen after c-sections and how massage therapy and self-care promotes healing.

Duration:01:03:13

#149: Anxiety, Nurses, Infertility & Motherhood.

2/12/2019
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Jeanne interviews Risa Kerslake (RisaKerslakeWrites.com) about switching careers from nursing to writing and about her journey through infertility to motherhood.

Duration:00:58:37

#148: Measles, Vaccines and the Family Medical Leave Act

2/5/2019
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Jeanne talks about the measles outbreak hitting unvaccinated kids and interviews Jessica Mason with the National Partnership for Women & Families about the 26th anniversary of the FMLA.

Duration:00:47:41

#147: Fertility Awareness, Conception & Contraception.

1/31/2019
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Jeanne interviews Lisa Hendrickson Jacks about her new book The Fifth Vital Sign and about the signs our bodies give that show when we’re fertile.

Duration:00:49:39

#146: Baby Stuff & Premature Labor

1/22/2019
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Jeanne talks about how much stuff babies really need and with midwife Chris Beard about premature contractions, premature labor, premature rupture of membranes and premature birth.

Duration:00:56:18

#145: Setting Our Intentions for 2019

1/5/2019
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Jeanne asks listeners to help start the conversations we’ll have about pregnancy, parenting and politics in 2019.

Duration:00:19:08

#144: Giving Birth at the Holidays - Plus, More About Placentas!

12/22/2018
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Jeanne answers q’s about who staffs the labor unit on holidays and about placental complications.

Duration:00:42:27

#143: Talking Shop with Dr. Lady Doctor

12/8/2018
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Jeanne talks with Dr. Kelly Cullwell about women’s health, her pregnancy and power dynamics in hospitals. Plus, Dr. Lady Doctor and Chris Beard, CNM, each answer Whitney’s email.

Duration:01:02:04

#142: How To Become a Labor & Deliver Nurse

12/1/2018
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Jeanne talks with student nurse, Anu Bhullar, about finding her way into women’s health and the birth profession.

Duration:00:48:47

#103: Bacterial Vaginosis, Pregnancy & Sex with Shan Boody

11/24/2018
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In part two of all-about-BV podcast, Jeanne interviews author, clinical sexologist and outspoken women’s health advocate, Shan Boody about bacterial vaginosis, it’s impact on women’s sex lives and self esteem and more.

Duration:00:33:06

#102: Bacterial Vaginosis & Pregnancy with Dr. Roshini Raj (Part 1)

11/17/2018
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Jeanne interviews Dr. Roshini Raj, Board-Certified Physician, Women’s Health Advocate, Author and Medical Correspondent about what BV is, what a new study says about its impact on women’s well-being and what women can do to get rid of it. This is part one of a two-parter.

Duration:00:33:14

#141: How C-section Rates Got So High

11/10/2018
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Jeanne talks with author, historian, Jacqueline Wolf about her book, Cesarean Section: An American History of Risk, Technology, and Consequence

Duration:00:47:07

#140: Voting and Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

11/3/2018
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Jeanne interviews author, Maureen Healey about her new book and talks about why your vote matters in this historic election.

Duration:00:37:19

#139: 40 Years With the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

10/27/2018
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Jeanne talks about what it means to be present and to parent when every day brings a bomb scare, plus she talks with Sarah Fleisch Fink, General Counsel and Director of Workplace Policy at the National Partnership for Women & Families about where we are 40 years after the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

Duration:00:52:40

#138: Cultural Competency & Birthing Change with Shafia Monroe

10/20/2018
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Jeanne interviews midwife, doula trainer, cultural competency trainer, Shafia Monroe.

Duration:01:00:10

#137: How Sexual Assault Impacts Pregnancy, Birth, and Healthcare

10/6/2018
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Jeanne talks with Certified Nurse Midwife, Chris Beard, about sexual assaults impact on women’s health, healthcare and birth experiences plus what Kavinaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation means for women.

Duration:00:47:51