Ep. 208: What’s It Like to Get a Vasectomy?
June 27, 2022
In the special segment, “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura dive into the fascinating topics of diaper engineering, embryo genetic testing, saving knocked-out teeth and more! Also, Shanna reports on her husband’s long-awaited vasectomy, and Laura reflects on the ambient stress that came along with a four-month home renovation. Finally they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 3 and 6 years old, and Laura’s kids are 3 years old and 15 months old.
Hosted by Laura Birek and Shanna Micko
Produce by Laura Birek, Shanna Micko and Steve Yager
Photos from this episode!
- The Engineering of Diapers Laura learned a ton about how the fascinating and incredible way diapers are made in this YouTube video from Bill Hammack, aka engineerguy.
- What to do if your child's adult teeth get knocked out This informative video from @ doctorb.thatsme on TikTok explains what you should do if your kid loses an adult tooth.
- Behind the scenes in the IVF lab! This TikTok account from an embryologist has fascinated Shanna, who went through IVF herself. To learn all the fascinating behind-the-scenes stuff about this miraculous procedure, follow @the_baby_maker!
- "The secret history of Curious George and his escape from the Nazis" by Rebecca Dube. In this episode, Laura shares the incredible history of the authors of Curious George. Read this article to learn more!
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