The parenting show for for everyone. Hosted by This American Life contributor and author Hillary Frank. A Stitcher Production.
A music teacher tries to stop her newborn’s crying with lullabies. Turns out it’s the worst thing she can do.
A newborn turns blue, is rushed to the NICU, and his parents deal with going home while the baby remains in the hospital, hooked up to machines.
A woman leaves her dream job to stay home with her baby, and then, out of boredom, starts sewing and unwittingly creates a new full-time job for herself.
After having her first child, a woman experiences heart failure and is told she has less than a 50 percent chance of surviving another pregnancy. Through a surrogate, she finally gets her "miracle" baby and is surprised to discover he's just a regular kid.
A mom who finds breastfeeding stressful discovers that a machine helps her feel closer to her son.
A vegetarian of 22 years decides that the way to fix her son's umbilical hernia is to start eating meat.
Thirty-four years after having me, my mom breaks down for the first time over not being able to breastfeed me.
An unexpected tragedy turns a mean mommy into a laid back one.
A naked toddler holds her mom hostage for over a month.
My friend Kristin and I reminisce over our frequent angsty phone calls after our daughters were born. And she reveals something to me she's never told me before.