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Mom Rage

Oct 29, 2019

This week we discuss our second Mom Rage book club pick, On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss. At 47:00, medical anthropologist Samantha Gottlieb tells us about how the HPV vaccine was initially marketed and discusses the vaccine-hesitant communities she's worked with. 

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Oct 22, 2019

Edan went to pelvic floor physical therapy and Amelia's kids made her feel angsty. At about 30:45, they talk to poet Rachel Moritz about the anthology she co-edited, My Casearean: 21 Writers on the C-Section Experience and After.

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Oct 15, 2019

Amelia and Edan catch each other up on their lives and compare notes on what they do on the weekends with their families. They then rage over a new report about worldwide mistreatment of laboring women in childbirth, and discuss the documentary One Child Nation. At 32:30, Amelia interviews the film's director, Nanfu...

Oct 8, 2019

Mailbag episode! But first, Edan shares some more news about her pelvic floor, and Amelia discusses a phone call with Patagonia about their on-site childcare. This week, instead of a guest, we play Labia Hotline calls and read your emails, covering subjects ranging from childbirth to grocery shopping to school choice.

Oct 1, 2019

Edan shares how life is going as a mother of three, why her oldest got in trouble at school, and what his "sensory diet" is all about. Amelia celebrated a birthday, returned to a former workplace, and is realizing how motherhood has changed her perspective on things even further. At about 38:00, they interview writer...