A guide to pregnancy and parenthood by people figuring it out as they go.
013: This Is Getting Real
Better late than never! We talk about our preparations, both practical and personal, for the arrival of our kid.
note: At the time of recording this episode our kid had already been born, we promise that the next episode will properly address the highly relevant event.
King Baby by Kate Beaton
012: Seeking Professional Help
We’re getting close now! With less than a week left before the due date we talk about doulas, baby ownership classes, and birth plans.
Also we talk a lot about vampire babies.
Ali Wong’s Baby Cobra special on Netflix
011: Taking a Practice Lap
Hey! We’re back! After a long hiatus we talk about how we spent our winter break. It turns out a lot of our friends have kids and we hung out with them.
pre-natal massage – Alison Luke: ask around for recommendations
Benjamin Moore Natura paint
010: Tell Us What To Do (Part 2: Hays Edition)
In part 2 of our series where we talk to people who had to deal with us as babies we sit down with Eileen’s parents to get some stories and much needed advice.
Also we confirm that Eileen was a much more well behaved child than Dave was.
Crane Ultrasonic Coolmist Humidifier (elephant style!)
getting together with family
009: Tell Us What To Do (Part 1: Schwantes Edition)
Seeking the wisdom of elders we talk with Dave’s parents about their experience as parents, plans as grandparents, and general advice around future child ownership. We also hear a few stories about Dave being a nightmare.
Also we explain the origin of Lamaze (it’s Spanish for “the corn” and it’s designed for people who are about to pop).
A body pillow
Britax B-Agile stroller
008: Half Baked
Whoa-oh we’re half way there. After week 20 we talk about recent ultrasound test and how everything is coming along with this whole baby thing.
Also we discuss the possibility that our unborn child is a Russian spy.
Pre-natal yoga at the Green Yogi in Berkeley
Babywearing International (Bay Area chapter)