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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. 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. 35: Interview with Pediatric Geneticist Susan Winter

Laura and Shanna talk baby genes, newborn screening, NIPTs and more with special guest Susan Winter, who is not only a pediatric geneticist but also Laura’s mom! Also, Laura discusses getting fancy for a baby photo shoot, and Shanna disturbs everyone with talk of rodents. Shanna’s baby is seven weeks old, and Laura’s baby is […] Read More

Ep. 34: Holy Sheet! Should I Co-sleep?

Laura and Shanna dive into bed sharing and baby hormones in this week’s special segment, “OMG I’m Freaking Out!” Also, Shanna discusses the joys of receiving baby smiles, and Laura reports on her baby’s impressive growth stats. Finally, the new moms reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is six weeks old, […] Read More

Ep. 33: Why Do I Want to Eat My Baby?

In this week’s special segment, “What I Learned This Week,” Shanna and Laura answer the pressing question, “why do I want to eat my baby?” Also, Laura gives an update on week one with her newborn, and Shanna laments about her poisonous boobs. Finally, the new moms reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. […] Read More

Ep. 32: Laura’s Breech Baby Birth Story

In this week’s Big Topic, Shanna and Laura dive deep into a very exciting event… Laura’s c-section delivery of her baby boy! Also, Shanna reports on her attempts to improve her newborn’s sleep with the SNOO smart bassinet, and the new moms reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna is four weeks postpartum, […] Read More