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Pregnant Pause with Zak and Shira

For over a year, Zak Rosen and his wife, Shira Heisler, discussed whether or not they wanted to have children. They conferred with friends, family, writers, and scientists along the way.Pregnant Pause is their intimate account of making the most important decision of their lives (so far).

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#2 Parenting Sucks (Sometimes)

Zak and Shira talk to parents who admit, sometimes, parenting really sucks. Is it even worth it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

18mins

24 Mar 2017

Rank #1

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#3 The Climate Worriers

Zak and Shira's philosopher friend introduces them to the concept of anti-natalism, and gets them thinking, is it morally wrong to bring a human into this world? Then Zak compares his climate anxiety to the meteorologist and writer, Eric Holthaus, who has pondered a vasectomy in the face of climate catastrophe.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19mins

31 Mar 2017

Rank #2

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#8 The Beat Goes On

Zak and Shira try to pick up the pieces after an unfortunate series of events.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

35mins

5 May 2017

Rank #3

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#7 We Are Powerless

Something completely unexpected takes hold and everything changes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19mins

28 Apr 2017

Rank #4

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#6 Who Wants it More?

Shira is at the end of her rope. She wants a baby. And the aha moment that Zak keeps waiting for, it’s likely never gonna come. So now what? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15mins

21 Apr 2017

Rank #5