Author: Irina Gonzalez

27. The Grief of Postpartum in the Pandemic with Kelly Fitzgerald Junco

27. The Grief of Postpartum in the Pandemic with Kelly Fitzgerald Junco

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Our first return guest! Irina talks with Kelly Fitzgerald Junco, a writer and blogger behind The Sober Señorita, and a new mom who first appeared in Episode 4 of Pandemic Mama. They talked about her birth story, figuring out breastfeeding, and 

26. The Birth of a Pandemic Papa with Adam

26. The Birth of a Pandemic Papa with Adam

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Irina talks with Adam, an engineer, amateur podcast editor, new dad, and her husband! They talked about the stress he felt in the last weeks of pregnancy, what happened during the birth from his perspective, and how this last year has 

25. How We Parent in the Pandemic One Year Later

25. How We Parent in the Pandemic One Year Later

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In this very special episode of the Pandemic Mama podcast, Irina asked some of the past guests to share what they have been up to since their episodes aired and reflect on the last year of parenting as we recognize and mourn a full year of living in the COVID-19 pandemic. But not all the stories are sad! There are stories full of grief, longing, some happiness, renewed hope, and even a silver lining or two.

Show Notes:

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24. Finding Normal in the Chaos of a Pandemic with a 5th Baby with Nancy Sanchez

24. Finding Normal in the Chaos of a Pandemic with a 5th Baby with Nancy Sanchez

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Irina talks with Nancy Sanchez. She is a stay-at-home mom of five girls. They talked about her induction on the day after the pandemic was announced last year, how up and down the fourth trimester was, and how it’s been 

23. Dealing with an Unexpected Pregnancy Abroad During the Pandemic with Jenn Chowdhury

23. Dealing with an Unexpected Pregnancy Abroad During the Pandemic with Jenn Chowdhury

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Irina talks with Jenn Chowdhury. She is a journalist, writer, and new mom They discussed the crazy story of how she moved in with her boyfriend, celebrated her birthday, went into lockdown, and found out about her unexpected pregnancy —