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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. 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. 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. 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

Ep. 36: Magic Boob Juice

Laura and Shanna duke it out in a thrilling round of baby-related trivia, where we learn the birth weight of one of basketball’s biggest stars, among other facts. Also, Shanna discusses scoring some drugs for her newborn, and Laura talks about a fascinating quality of breast milk. Finally, the new moms reveal their BFPs and […] 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