The Fertility Podcast: The Fertility Podcast features fertility experts and professionals who discuss subjects such as miscarriage, male infertility, and mental health. From how to optimise your fertility to get pregnant naturally, navigating IVF, understanding donor conception or surrogacy to how to prepare for a life without children, the podcast is meant for people whose journey to parenthood hasn’t been straightforward.
Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting: Journalist Reena Ninan talks with psychologist Lisa Damour – The New York Times Adolescence columnist and author of the bestsellers Untangled and Under Pressure (both available as audiobooks and eBooks through TPL) – to help give parents informed and practical answers to real-life questions and struggles. Damour answers listeners’ timely questions, with a key focus on how families of all ages can get through the pandemic psychologically intact.
Creating a Family: Talk About Adoption & Foster Care: Creating a Family is a podcast for individuals who are thinking about adopting or fostering a child, are confused about all the options and wondering where to begin, or who are adoptive or foster parents trying to be the best parent possible. Every week, the hosts from www.CreatingaFamily.org interview adoption experts, physicians, and professionals who address subjects such as infertility, parenting skills, and raising children with special needs.
Life Kit: Parenting: From NPR, the Life Kit podcasts combine science and advice from experts to get parents with children of any age through the toughest parenting moments. Episode topics include how to manage screen time, understanding anxiety in kids, and discussing post-secondary options.
Motherhood Sessions: Motherhood Sessions provides listeners an opportunity to listen in on emotionally honest conversations between psychologist Alexandra Sacks and mothers who are wrestling with relatable problems and questions. Each episode is like a therapy session that Sacks might hold in her office, as she helps guests work through the challenges of motherhood that can be difficult to talk about – such as parenting through trauma, imposter syndrome, and work-life balance.
The Motherly Podcast: The Motherly Podcast brings honest conversations with some of the world’s most interesting mothers — entrepreneurs, actresses, politicians and authors — straight to listeners so they can feel inspired, energized, understood and seen like never before. Their podcast guests are redefining motherhood, courageously sharing their diverse experiences and using their voices to uplift and inspire women.
Parenting Beyond Discipline: Host Erin Royer-Asrilant, a mother of 3 who specialized in child development and family dynamics during her master's in Clinical Psychology, covers topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues and education.
Pedsdoctalk Podcast: Hosted by U.S. based Pediatrician and mother Dr. Mona Amin, the podcast aims to educate and empower parents in their journey through parenthood. Episodes will include education regarding hot topics in Pediatrics, interviews with experts in the field, conversations with fellow parents, and insight into her experience as a mother and Pediatrician. Content is both evidence-based and experienced-based to give you tips to keep your child healthy and mindful.
Respectful Parenting: Janet Lansbury Unruffled: Lansbury is a parenting advisor, author, and consultant whose work informs, inspires, and supports caregivers of infants and toddlers across the globe, helping to create relationships of respect, trust, and love. Each episode addresses a reader's parenting issue through the lens of Janet's respectful parenting philosophy. The Washington Post says "Lansbury’s approach focuses on respect for the child and acceptance of her emotions and development, but allows for firm parental limits as needed... Unruffled offers extremely practical and specific advice for common parenting situations."
Balanced Working Moms: Rina Meushaw (M.B.A, C.P.C.) is a working-mom to two girls and is a certified professional coach. Through her website, she offers her own podcast series, blog posts, and resource library. (A free sign-up is required to access her resource library) The podcast touches on practical tips for working-moms regarding no-procrastination, multi-tasking, quick food preparation, bedtime & sleep, and more. She also offers personal Zoom-conversation appointments which is currently only available to US citizens.
Work-Life Equation: Brought to audience by Bright Horizons Family Solutions, a Massachusetts-based provider of child-care and employer-sponsored child-care, this podcast features guests including real parents and professionals in the relevant fields who tell their stories and offer tips for balancing work and parenting. Topics include returning to work, long-distance parenting, holiday advices, parental leave, fatherhood, parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more.
Not By Accident: Not By Accident is a documentary podcast series about choosing to become a single mother and coping with being one. For 5 years, Sophie Harper used her audio recorder like a camera or sketchbook and compiled more than a hundred hours of recordings: her first visit to the insemination clinic, her journey to the hospital once labor was underway, her daughter’s first birthday, and hundreds of conversations with family and friends detailing the ups and downs along the way. The recordings, told across 34 episodes, are the foundation of their story.
The Single Parenting Podcast: The Single Mom Podcast is dedicated to inspiring and supporting single moms. Heather Wells is a single mother of three children (two with special needs) who spent years struggling just to make ends meet. Now she is a successful business owner and is dedicated to helping other single moms find the tools, resources and mindsets to navigate through the stresses of raising children alone. The episodes also touch on mental health, self-care, and relationships.
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