#92 – And We’re All Sick



The Hey Mama Drinking game continues – a Broder family member is sick! Laura details what it’kjs like when your toddler comes home with a fever…when you have a newborn. On top of that, Caitlin is sick – pregnant sick, and her toddler is sick too! We talk about the grandparenting differences between our mothers and our mothers in law.

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#91 – Laura’s Second Birth Story



SHE’s BAAAAACK! On today’s episode Laura recounts the labor and delivery of her new baby Tommy, recounting the wild ride it ended up being.  Bonus: you’ll learn what lighting crotch is!

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#90 – IVF & Second Babies From a Dad’s View



Today’s guest co-host is Caitlin’s husband Henry, who joins to chat about being a hard-working dad, the IVF process from the partner’s perspective, and what he thinks having two kids will be like.  Enjoy our dulcet tones and low voices as we recorded at 8pm on a Sunday, in front of a fire, after a long tiring weekend.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#89 – Ask a Doula!



Today Caitlin interviews a birth doula, Jacqui Stix, on what exactly a doula does, their perspective on birth and their role during labor and more! Listen in as we discuss having a birth plan, as well as unhelpful things partners can be guilty of.

To find a doula: dona.org

To reach Jacqui, email: omingwithjacqui{at}yahoo.com

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#88 – Becoming a Two-Kid Household



Past guest co-host Meredith returns to talk about going from one kid to two, and the changes that brings for the older sibling, discussing challenges around never getting Mommy and how her toddler in handling everything.  Caitlin talks about hiring a doula for her second birth and why she’s hoping for a VBAC.

We mentioned the Longest Shortest Time episode on vaginal childbirth: https://longestshortesttime.com/episode-110-risky-birth-ness

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#87 – Going Back to Work As a New Mom



This one’s for the working moms! Today I interview Ning Gao-Condon, founder of ChapterNext by Hudson Coterie. We discuss the struggles of adjusting back to professional life after the earthquake that is bringing a baby into your life. Ning emphasizes being articulate in your value would help you re-position well with your employer as a new mom who needs to juggle work and life. But a compelling story is also based on an authentic and powerful personal brand. Want to read more about this topic? Read a couple of articles on their site:  Personal Brand and Compelling Story, and follow them on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/HudsonCoterieWhereWomenFlourish/.

ChapterNext is a program for experienced and professional women who are contemplating a career change. Whether you desire greater work-life balance, higher net-worth, or the chance to pursue your passion, we provide self-paced, step-by-step exercises and personalized guidance to help you find the path forward and craft a compelling story for the market. Whatever your next step, we’re here to help make it happen.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#86 – Being a “Put Together Mom”



UPDATE! After recording this Laura went into labor and gave birth to her sweet baby boy! Stay tuned for that whole story.  In the meantime, enjoy some single child Hey Mama podcasting. Caitlin talks about prep for her trip to London without her son, starting to look at pre-schools and the bittersweet thought of our toddlers getting bigger.  Laura talks about getting super-close to her due date and we both talk about how cute and fun our toddlers have been lately, and their little personalities emerging.

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#85 – Night Terrors and Scheduling Terrors



Caitlin talks about her inability to manage her schedule these days, and Laura updates us on Charlie’s swearing and her thoughts about the topic, as well as night terrors that Charlie has had.  Our #idontgotthis moments revolve around bedtime and the aforementioned struggle with schedules and anxiety.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#84 – Pregnant Lady Chat



We open the show giving updates on our pregnancies – latest checkups, overeager ultrasound techs, and news about VBACs and IVF babies. 

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#83 – More Swearing and Bro Peanut Galleries



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We open the show talking about swim lesson locker rooms and our former single lives and the locker room nudity and talk a bit more about swearing and our approaches. We also talk about a joint #idontgotthis in a bagel store that turns into a rant about other patrons manners.  Men, how about showing sympathy to moms??

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