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Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics, 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 Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics.

Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics Independent Podcast Network | Jeanne Faulkner

    • Health & Fitness
    • 3.7 • 94 Ratings

Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics, 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 Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics.

    Creating strong family bonds from babyhood to adulthood

    Creating strong family bonds from babyhood to adulthood

    Jeanne talks with relationship researcher and tech entrepreneur, Matt Larson, about how to create strong family bonds and why that's the most important thing parents can do.
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    • 45 min
    Owning your Pregnant and Postpartum Body

    Owning your Pregnant and Postpartum Body

    Jeanne talks with prenatal and postpartum yoga and fitness instructor, Kelly Bryant about using fitness and movement to reclaim your body.
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    • 41 min
    Pregnancy, Asthma & Pre-pregnancy Medications

    Pregnancy, Asthma & Pre-pregnancy Medications

    Jeanne talks with certified nurse midwife, Chris Beard, about Covid 19, wildfire evacuations, and taking care of pregnant women in Portland during the world's worst air quality. Chris also discusses asthma during pregnancy and offers great advice about whether or not to take your regular medications when you find out you're pregnant.
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    • 49 min
    Telehealth, Pregnancy and Maternal health

    Telehealth, Pregnancy and Maternal health

    Jeanne honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg and then speaks with Juan-Pablo Segura, co-founder of Babyscripts, about how telehealth can be a game changer for improving maternal health outcomes.
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    • 48 min
    Sex, Pregnancy and Bacterial Vaginosis with Shan Boodram

    Sex, Pregnancy and Bacterial Vaginosis with Shan Boodram

    Jeanne airs a rebroadcast of her episode with clinical sexologist, author and host of Quibi's daily show, Sexology with Shan Boodram. We talk about sex, pregnancy, bacterial vaginosis and having important conversations about sex as one of the most important part of women's lives.
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    • 34 min
    How L&D RNs Nurture Parents Through Pregnancy, COVID & Beyond

    How L&D RNs Nurture Parents Through Pregnancy, COVID & Beyond

    Jeanne talks with RN, Jamie O'Day about her business, Nurture by NAPS, that helps pregnant women and new parents thrive and survive during COVID 19 and beyond.
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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

Crispysmore ,

Fun, educating and empowering

I love this podcast! Jeanne does a great job educating the audience of the options they have throughout childbirth. Skip the duplicate podcasts and keep creating more new ones! Her book was really great too!!

C.P.44 ,

She’s so hard to listen to

I’ve tried a handful of episodes and am officially done trying. The host is so hard to listen to! You can tell in her interviews that the interviewee feels uncomfortable and as a listener, I can only handle so many filler words like: “um, uh, well, so....” As a podcast host I feel as though these are things that shouldn’t be an issue.

tak3212 ,

Please no politics

Even though I am in-line with you party-wise, I did not come to a pregnancy podcast to hear about your political opinions! I get plenty of politics elsewhere and just seriously don’t want to hear it. I had several episodes downloaded and ended up deleting them all because I dreaded having to skip to the actual content.

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