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Ep. 46: Going Viral with Pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton

Laura and Shanna chat with Dr. Robert Hamilton, author of the book “Seven Secrets of the Newborn,” about his viral YouTube video about calming a crying baby, his perspective on having children, his experience on a Chinese game show and more! Also, Laura gives an update on her baby’s naps, and Shanna reveals some surprising […] Read More

Ep. 45: Do Me a Solid, Baby

This week, Shanna discusses starting her baby on solid foods, and Laura talks about seeing her first movie in the theater since having a baby. Next, the new moms introduce a new segment called “Gripe Water,” in which they report on baby- and parenting-related things that rub them the wrong way.  Finally, they reveal their […] Read More

Ep. 44: Rage Against Sleep: Surviving the Four-Month Sleep Regression

This week, Laura marvels at two of her baby’s new accomplishments, while Shanna bemoans her baby’s experience with the four-month sleep regression. Next, the new moms play a hilarious round of “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” where they find themselves in surprising situations they never would have expected. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 43: Should You Sleep Train? Breastfeed? Room Share? Science May Hold the Answer! Talking the Data of Parenthood in the Early Years with Emily Oster, Author of Cribsheet

Shanna and Laura interview Emily Oster, economist and author of the new book Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool, and they talk about how new parents can use the results of scientific research to guide their parenting decisions on topics such as breastfeeding, sleep training and more. Also, […] Read More

Ep. 42: A Birth Ritual That’s Totally “Nuts”

In the special segment, “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna share some surprising pregnancy- and baby-related things they have learned recently, including a birth ritual that may leave some fathers-to-be clutching their family jewels. Also, Laura reports on her efforts to wean her baby from the SNOO Smart Sleeper bassinet, and Shanna discusses her first […] Read More

Ep. 41: Fur Babies

Shanna and Laura discuss life with babies and pets. They also report on taking their babies on adventures outside of the house. Also, in the special segment, “What I Googled This Week,” Laura and Shanna reveal the funny and embarrassing things they asked the internet recently, including a very pressing question about losing baby weight. […] Read More

Ep. 40: Baby Name Shame and Nursing No-No’s

Shanna and Laura are dissed, shamed and stunned in this week’s special segment, “They Said What?!”, in which the new moms recount shocking, hilarious or offensive things people have said to them lately. Also, Laura reports on her baby’s two-month vaccinations, and Shanna talks about how her baby’s perfectly constructed sleep environment is turned on […] Read More

Ep. 39: Understanding Your Baby: Interview with Ayelet Marinovich

Laura and Shanna interview pediatric speech language pathologist and parent educator Ayelet Marinovic about how to interact with your baby in ways that benefit his or her development. Also, Shanna discusses her baby’s tumultuous week, and Laura talks about taking her baby to the doctor to test for hip dysplasia. Finally, the new moms reveal […] Read More

Ep. 38: Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition

In the new segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna share hilarious incidents they never thought they would experience until they became parents. Also, Shanna discusses her baby’s new toy-smacking skills, and Laura talks about the ups and downs of being home alone with her baby all day. Finally, the new moms […] Read More

Ep. 37: Dream Feeds and Daycare Nightmares

In the segment “Internet Insanity,” Laura and Shanna share bizarre and hilarious baby-related things they’ve come across online recently, including the story of a very questionable daycare provider. Also, Shanna discusses the current state of her c-section scar, and Laura talks about giving her baby dream feeds. Finally, the new moms reveal their BFPs and […] Read More