Rank #1: 12: Whit's End
The baby is 26 weeks progress. Just 14 more to go! In this episode, Whitney and Jesse explore what you can expect from your newborn once you take her home from the hospital. And Jesse tries to see what "Pregnancy Brain" is all about.
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Mar 29 2016
Rank #2: 19: Imagination and Getting Ahead
Whitney speaks week 33 baby update, and how the baby will become a goth at age 12 months. Jesse gives his two cents on the new iPhone enabled, bluetooth pregnancy test. The main story this week is a discussion from Psychology Today's article "What Screen Time Really Does to Kids' Brains" by Liraz Margalit Ph.D. The fill article can be found here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/behind-online-behavior/201604/what-screen-time-really-does-kids-brains
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May 17 2016
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Rank #3: 6: Just the Socks
Whitney and Jesse push through a weekend of painting and decorating to recap some of the highlights from the past seven days. Dewey eats multiple socks, and Jesse's parents try to guess the baby names currently in the running.
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Feb 16 2016
Rank #4: 2: Revisiting a Miscarriage and Car Seats
The baby is currently the size of an avocado.
Whitney and Jesse discuss their feelings behind their first pregnancy that ended in miscarriage.
Shopping for baby stuff is one of the most overwhelming experiences of the entire pregnancy. Luckily, we found a friend who made it all palatable. We chat about strollers, car seats, and cribs.
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Jan 19 2016
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Rank #5: 8: Janette and Tim
This is a very special episode of the Baby Talk Podcast.
Jesse and Whitney welcome their good friends, Janette and Tim, to talk about In Vitro Fertilization. This episode is a deep dive into the specifics of IVF, and some material may not be suitable for young ears.
Also, we give you a quick Dewey update!
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Feb 28 2016
Rank #6: 7: That's Not My Name!
The baby is the size of a pomegranate! Jesse and Whitney give an update of the Zika Virus outbreak, and we discuss baby name gaffs.
Feb 22 2016
Rank #7: 16: Rules
Whitney and Jesse explore the old vs new rules of raising a
baby. We talk about proper car seat placement, pacifier use, crib
bumpers, introducing allergenic foods, fluoride use, and when (if
you are planning) to induce labor.
Big news next week when we discuss the results of the 30 week
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Apr 26 2016
Rank #8: 18: Universal Fact
Whitney and Jesse give a Week 32 update on the baby, and we chat about Whitney's baby shower and first mothers' day. The topic of the week is from a New York Times blog: "Swaddling May Increase The Risk of SIDS." Read the fill article here: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/05/09/swaddling-may-increase-the-risk-of-sids/?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=2
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May 10 2016
Rank #9: 11: Baby Borscht (How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love The Birth)
Whitney and Jesse take turns impersonating one another while discussing the latest baby update.
We discuss the brutal changes a mom can expect during and right after delivery. These are topics they don't talk about in Sex Ed.
Mar 22 2016
Rank #10: 14: The Last 'Mester
Whitney discusses the last trimester, and what the baby is up to at 28 weeks. Jesse and Whitney share a Zika Virus update based on new information released by the CDC. (Jesse's editors note: we are all doomed!) Whitney thinks her stomach has a trap door that helps the baby come out. Breast Pumps might be covered by your health insurance. Jesse asks Whitney 10 questions reflecting on the pregnancy. All this and more!
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Apr 12 2016
Rank #11: 5: Love Comet
Whitney and Jesse recap their Anatomy Ultrasound experience, and talk about the most terrifying pandemic sweeping the world: ZIKA Virus. All while choosing paint colors for the nursery.
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Feb 09 2016
Rank #12: 4: Goat-sized Sheep Llama
The baby is the size of a sweet potato; can yawn, hiccup, kick, and roll. Whitney discusses the coming week's ultrasound which should determine the gender of the baby. Jesse wants to talk about Whitney's temper, but maybe that isn't such a good idea. We learn where Shea Butter comes from.
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Jan 31 2016
Rank #13: 3: Baby Guacamole
This week the baby is the size of an onion; so we officially have all the needed ingredients to make guacamole.
Jesse and Whitney review car seat safety, and Whitney covers some first time parent statistics.
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Jan 24 2016
Rank #14: 9: Windex of Babies
Our daughter is the size of an eggplant. Jesse and Whitney give an update on Dewey, and the nursery is finally painted! Our friends' announcement made us smile, and we met with an attorney to create a will. So much has happened.
The main story is a discussion of Jessica Lahey's book "The Gift of Failure," as excerpted in The Atlantic. The full article can be found here: http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/08/when-success-leads-to-failure/400925/
Thank you to everyone who sent in your comments for Janette and Tim. They were awesome guests last week. And we want to thank The Honest Company for their delivery of baby diapers. Whitney and Jesse unboxed the diapers in this video: https://www.facebook.com/stolow/posts/10102897039122175
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Mar 08 2016
Rank #15: 10: Tummy Time Table
Whitney and Jesse debut our newest segment, "Just The Tips," which talks about some parenting info you must know! This week we cover injuries, potty training, crawling, seat belts, and how to get your pet to love your new baby.
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Mar 14 2016
Rank #16: 15: It's OK. I'm On The Pregnancy Diet.
Whitney and Jesse review their weekend in Orlando with family, and Jesse talks about his Pregnancy Diet experience. Baby Bottles are the main topic this week. We look at ways to choose the right bottle, nipple selection, how to get your baby to use bottles, when is the right time to introduce bottles, how to clean bottles, and other topics that include the words bottles and nipples.
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Apr 18 2016
Rank #17: 17: Hips Don't Lie
Whitney reflects on her pregnancy as we approach the last weekof the 7th month. We give a baby update for Week 31, discussing thestatus of the baby and what mom can expect this week. Whitney talksabout her pillow fort. Jesse recaps the adventures of the 30 weekultrasound. Jesse tries to determine what percentiles for theultrasound indicate. Whitney suddenly realizes that our daughtermight be smaller than she previously anticipated. Jesse and Whitneybuilt a crib, and can't figure out if they set themattress too low. In other crib news, Whitney talks about ourvisit to Amy's Attic Too. We had so much fun!!! It is a great placeto get custom crib sheets, throw pillows, custom blankets, andteething guards for the crib. (Thank you, Amy!) Crib sheetrecommendation: in addition to your custom or nice sheets, pick upa bunch of cheap sheets for "sick nights."
May 03 2016
Rank #18: 13: Be Prepared
Whitney and Jesse review what to bring to the hospital for the delivery. We cover everything for mom, dad, and baby.
Whitney has a not so secret admirer, and we discuss strollers.
Also, Whitney springs some hard hitting questions on Jesse.
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Apr 05 2016
Rank #19: 37 Obviously. Shots.
Emery had her 15 month doctor visit this morning, and took a long time to fall asleep this evening. Weaning takes time. Jesse and Whitney read some listener emails: How do we like the stroller now? What are some other great products we use, and what are some wastes of money?
The three topics of the show: Dads and Brains, Flu Shots, and Basic Foods to feed your baby.
Oct 15 2017
Rank #20: 36 Fever Like An Oldies Radio Station
Whitney took a trip to New England alone with Emery, and while they were there, Emery contracted Herpangina. We talk all about traveling solo with a baby (Whitney gives some travel tips), and Jesse shows his medical ignorance.
We next go into the second part of our Food series: when to introduce different foods to your baby, and Whitney gives a checklist on starting solid foods (Jesse cannot understand that mushy foods are considered solid foods), and we give a list of food suggestions to get you started.
NOTE: there was some recording difficulties around the 21 and 26 minute mark. It may sound a little choppy.
Oct 01 2017