Rank #1: 48. The Parents' Guide to Doing It
Rank #2: 68. The Parents' Guide to Doing It 2
Rank #3: 79. Terry Gross on Not Having Kids
Rank #4: 50. Mom, It's Time We Had the Talk
Rank #5: 96. The Parents' Guide to Doing It with Esther Perel
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Rank #6: 49. Healing After Childbirth
Rank #7: 141. It's A Real Mother, Part 1: Governor Mom
Discrimination against mothers in the workplace is illegal but it still happens every day. We launch our four-part series, It’s A Real Mother, with YOUR stories of discrimination. Plus, we meet a mom who faced discrimination from... the entire country.
See our video and find out how you can help at itsarealmother.com. And share YOUR stories using #itsarealmother.
Rank #8: 183. Postpartum House Arrest
After Jessica gave birth to her first child, her own mother sabotaged her plans of postpartum bliss.
Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of you are in it. Pre-order it here.
We're doing our second overnight call-in show! Call 857-626-6561 between midnight and 3am Eastern on 12/25 to tell us about hiding from your in-laws, eating the cookies meant for Santa, or staying up with your screaming newborn...again.
Rank #9: 72. Stuff Mom Never Told You About C-Sections
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Rank #10: 157. Car Births, Call-In Style
When you’re expecting a baby, it’s common to take some time to write out a birth plan. (Well, more like birth wishes.) But you know what no one ever plans for? Giving birth in their car.
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Rank #11: 123. The Weird History of Judgy Parenting
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This episode is brought to you by Amazon Kindle, StoryWorth, Third Love, and Little Passports.
Rank #12: 165. The 36 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Having Kids
Stephanie never wanted kids.... but then she met Joey. Tune in to hear them answer a series of questions intended to help them determine if they want a future as parents together.
Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of you are in it. Pre-order here.
Rank #13: 168. Does Family Size Matter?
As an only child, KJ Dell’Antonia always wanted a big happy family… but once she got one, she found out the “happy” part doesn’t come standard.
Rank #14: 9. The Emperor’s New Onesie
Rank #15: 116. How To Not (Accidentally) Raise A Racist
This episode is brought to you by Total Wireless, Squarespace, Sun Basket and Kopari.
Rank #16: 108. Boobs
This episode is brought to you by Third Love, Squarespace, Yogi Teas, Howl, and Tweed Wolf.
Rank #17: 205. Oh, The Places You Shouldn't Go!
A summer romp through all the wild places a kid’s imagination can take them in nature, perfect for Boxcar Children, Ingalls Wilder-heads, and “My Side of the Mountain” super-fans.