13 episodes

That New Mom Life, a new podcast from Parents Magazine, is here to hold your hand through those first bleary-eyed, isolating months of parenthood, when you’re not even sure what day it is.Each week, co-hosts Grace Bastidas, Editor-in-Chief of Parents Latina, and Desiree Fortin, mom of triplets and a newborn, share the mic with leading experts and fellow parents as they talk sleep deprivation, body changes, making mom friends, and more. No topic is off-limits!For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast

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That New Mom Life, a new podcast from Parents Magazine, is here to hold your hand through those first bleary-eyed, isolating months of parenthood, when you’re not even sure what day it is.Each week, co-hosts Grace Bastidas, Editor-in-Chief of Parents Latina, and Desiree Fortin, mom of triplets and a newborn, share the mic with leading experts and fellow parents as they talk sleep deprivation, body changes, making mom friends, and more. No topic is off-limits!For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast

    It All Goes By So Fast

    It All Goes By So Fast

    In the final episode of That New Mom Life, hosts Grace Bastidas and Desiree Fortin chat with Julia Edelstein, whose job as Editor-in-Chief of Parents is to empower moms at all stages of parenthood. They discuss Julia’s own journey as a mother, how no two postpartum experiences are the same, and what you can do to hold on to those first few months, which really do fly by. 
    You’ll also hear memories of new motherhood from some moms you’ll instantly recognize. 
    For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast
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    • 30 min
    Becoming a Working Mom

    Becoming a Working Mom

    Whether you decide to stay at home with your baby or get back into the workplace, it’s never an easy decision. Hosts Grace Bastidas and Desiree Fortin talk to Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester, about how to navigate the work-life juggle and get the support you need. 
    You’ll also hear real-life stories from moms just like you about how they decided to opt back in—or not. 
    For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast


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    • 27 min
    Getting Back to Sex and Intimacy

    Getting Back to Sex and Intimacy

    When it comes to sex after baby, it’s just not the same! Hosts Grace Bastidas and Desiree Fortin talk to sex therapist Vanessa Marin about how to get your mojo back with time. She shares tips for feeling connected to your partner and, in turn, jump-starting your libido.
    You’ll also hear real-life stories from moms just like you about how they felt about getting intimate postpartum.
    For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast
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    • 31 min
    Find Your Rhythm

    Find Your Rhythm

    While life with a newborn can be unpredictable, the answer isn’t necessarily a routine. Hosts Grace Bastidas and Desiree Fortin talk to Dr. Ashurina Ream, aka Psyched Mommy, a psychologist who helps moms let go of unrealistic expectations. She talks about how schedules can be overrated if they don’t meet your needs and shares tips for enjoying the day-to-day with your baby.
    You’ll also hear real-life stories from moms just like you about how they found their groove. 
    For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast
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    • 28 min
    Sharing the Parenting Load

    Sharing the Parenting Load

    Raise your hand if your to-do list feels endless with a baby. Hosts Grace Bastidas and Desiree Fortin get it! In this episode, they talk to the amazing Dr. Becky Kennedy, a psychologist and relationship expert who works with overwhelmed parents. She explains how to get on the same team as your partner and shares tips for finding support if you’re a single mom. 
    You’ll also hear real-life stories from moms just like you about how they divvy up the newborn parenting load. 
    For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast
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    • 32 min
    Your Body after Baby

    Your Body after Baby

    Bringing a human into the world transforms your body! In this episode, hosts Grace Bastidas and Desiree Fortin chat with physical therapist Sara Reardon, aka The Vagina Whisperer. She explains everything from separated abs to pelvic floor complications, and what steps you can take to recover.
    You’ll also hear real-life stories from moms just like you about how they adjusted to their postpartum bodies.
    For more information visit parents.com/newmompodcast
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    • 30 min

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