Tag: pregnancy

15. ‘Having It All is Actually Terrible’ with Whit Taylor

15. ‘Having It All is Actually Terrible’ with Whit Taylor

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Irina talks with Whit Taylor, a cartoonist, comics editor, and new mom. They discuss feeding issues, the work/life balance, and cultivating gratitude during a difficult year. It’s something that we could all use a little more of as we wrap 

14. The Long-Term Trauma of Giving Birth Without Your Partner with Elaine

14. The Long-Term Trauma of Giving Birth Without Your Partner with Elaine

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Irina talks with Elaine, a civil engineer and first-time mom in New York City. Her story is an important one as Elaine gave birth just a few hours after the partner ban went into effect back in March, and she’s 

13. Escaping New York City During the Partner Ban with Hannah Howard

13. Escaping New York City During the Partner Ban with Hannah Howard

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Irina talks with Hannah Howard, a new mom, food writer, and author of Feast: True Love in and out of the Kitchen. In this episode, they discuss how Hannah and her husband left New York City when the partner ban was enacted, her emergency C-section, and dealing with breastfeeding issues after breast reduction surgery. Plus, experiencing FOMO!

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12. How to Advocate for Yourself in Pregnancy with Carmen Perez

12. How to Advocate for Yourself in Pregnancy with Carmen Perez

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Irina talks with Carmen Perez, a mom of two, social justice activist, and co-founder of the Women’s March. They get into the sadness of not having any baby bump photos with her 2nd pregnancy, the loneliness of spending this pregnancy 

11. The Grief of Having a Baby During a Pandemic with Kaitlyn

11. The Grief of Having a Baby During a Pandemic with Kaitlyn

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE! Irina talks with Kaitlyn, a new mom and reading specialist in Northern Illinois. They talk about how a third trimester scare forced her to slow down at work, how difficult it is when things don’t work out as you planned,