How To Be Smart About Pregnancy And Early Motherhood, With Angela Garbes 

How To Be Smart About Pregnancy And Early Motherhood, With Angela Garbes 

In this episode, we’re talking with Angela Garbes, the author of Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy.

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Discussed in This Episode

  • Astonishing facts about breast milk
  • Even more astonishing facts about the placenta
  • Why pregnancy and parenting advice books can make a parent feel judged for their choices
  • How we can feel more comfortable and more supported throughout pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood

And so much more.

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