Baby Talk Podcast

Baby Talk Podcast

Each week Whitney and Jesse, first time parents, navigate nine months of pregnancy and beyond. To share your comments and questions, please email us at babytalkpodcast@gmail.com Tune in each week as we share this audio diary, complete with our thoughts, experiences, and friends.... Show More

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February 13, 2018 35 min
Jesse sings his new theme for the Winter Olympics (it's not good) - Whitney and Jesse discuss when to help and when to let baby figure it out alone - Whitney struggles with whether or not sports on tv is the same as a television show - They discuss two important studies surrounding folic acid supplementation and autism spectrum disorder - take your 400 micrograms daily!
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January 31, 2018 52 min
Emery is turning into a parrot!  The number of words she is learning is astonishing. Jesse and Whitney discuss helping Emery through big, tough emotions and meltdowns and the need to be more firm in setting boundaries for Emery. They discuss the challenge of communicating new rules to Grandparents and how Whitney has historically been the bad guy - but don’t fear Jesse is here! Whitney’s attempt to do something for herself goes awr...
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January 10, 2018 39 min
Whitney and Jesse (mostly Jesse) have difficulty remembering the timeline of events from the Christmas holiday they spent in Williamsburg, Virginia. Needless to say they, had a sickeningly good time.  We also discuss getting the most out of pre-school.
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December 27, 2017 59 min
Main Topic Preschool: academic versus play-based programs are discussed, and we review the difference between Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Amelia teaching styles. Whitney savors chocolate nibs. Emery sleeps with a lot of stuff in her crib and kisses booboos. Holiday card review. Packing for winter travel involves a lot of puffy items. Jesse thinks that the best way to entertain Emery on the airplane is to give her to Grandma. Ou...
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December 13, 2017 68 min
Jesse and Whitney recap Emery's newest crib training experience. There is a new pregnancy test coming to market that is completely discreet and flushable. When is the best time to teach manners? Does your child need to share? Fewer toys provides a better playtime experience. And just in time for the holidays, some great brands and websites to search for that perfect gift. 
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December 6, 2017 61 min
Whitney and Jesse discuss the RIE parenting method, and a new class for Emery. While Jesse tries to sports broadcast the rest of the show, Whitney announces some of Emery's favorite books (Giraffes Can't Dance, Sandra Boynton books, Chris Ferrie books, Go Dog Go, Olivia, Madeline).
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November 15, 2017 57 min
Jesse and Whitney discuss Halloween and Whitney’s desire to be the house that gives out full size candy bars. The challenge of living in a city with so many busses - the struggle is real. They talk about the benefits of delayed corded clamping and how pesticides can impact your fertility. They are nearing the end of the baby toddler feeding segment and discuss amounts and frequency for feeding your baby and toddler. Special Song at...
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October 29, 2017 60 min
Whitney and Jesse discuss park etiquette, Emery’s first encounter with a ‘bully’ and their attempt to try and get her to settle down in restaurants - it’s a struggle. They review the Baby Bjorn bouncer seat, update everyone on weaning and when and how to discipline babies, toddlers and children. Additionally, they discuss the Clean Label projects new baby food test results and the rating system. And Jesse spends some time heckling ...
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October 15, 2017 53 min
Emery had her 15 month doctor visit this morning, and took a long time to fall asleep this evening. Weaning takes time. Jesse and Whitney read some listener emails: How do we like the stroller now? What are some other great products we use, and what are some wastes of money? The three topics of the show: Dads and Brains, Flu Shots, and Basic Foods to feed your baby.
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October 1, 2017 43 min
Whitney took a trip to New England alone with Emery, and while they were there, Emery contracted Herpangina. We talk all about traveling solo with a baby (Whitney gives some travel tips), and Jesse shows his medical ignorance.  We next go into the second part of our Food series: when to introduce different foods to your baby, and Whitney gives a checklist on starting solid foods (Jesse cannot understand that mushy foods are conside...
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September 17, 2017 42 min
Whitney, Jesse, Emery, and Dewey left their home in Downtown Miami to escape Hurricane Irma. They rode the storm out in Jesse's childhood home an hour and a half northwest of Miami. Through tornado warnings, no power, and shuttered windows, Whitney and Jesse reflect on keeping their 14 month old entertained and safe through the storm.  Whitney discusses an interesting article on why baby cribs look like cages. We begin our series o...
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September 3, 2017 63 min
Jesse and Whitney recap the week’s sleep shenanigans, and Emery’s new skills. Whitney gives baby sleep tips: Stop being the baby’s bed, Avoid naps on the go, Separate feeding from bedtime, Don’t sleep train earlier than 4 months, Let your baby make some noise. Toddler tips: Dial down the daytime sleep, Keep the toddler in the crib, Eliminate excitement, Be more firm, Remove the electronics. A report on pacifiers addresses some pare...
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August 20, 2017 51 min
Whitney and Jesse discuss the ongoing battle to get Emery sleeping in her crib through the night, and their decision to wean her over the coming weeks.  If you have morning sickness, we have a few tips. Whitney reports on milk recommendations, and milk alternatives. She also announces breaking news surrounding peanut allergies.   
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August 7, 2017 43 min
Jesse and Whitney discuss pheromones, gluten free cakes, Emery's first birthday celebration, honey, and delve into television guidelines for toddlers and babies under 2 years. They also give live updates on Emery's experience in her crib!
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July 23, 2017 34 min
Whitney and Jesse give an Emery Update, and a very important Stroller Public Service Announcement. We also talk about the time when Jesse got extremely upset with Emery, and we discover the 6 germiest places in your home. 
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July 8, 2017 29 min
Emery has turned one. So Jesse and Whitney finally have time to reconnect with the show! We discuss swimming and sleep training, and both Jesse and Whitney reflect on the last year of being new parents. Some products discussed:  Snuggle Nest by Baby Delight  Dock A Tot
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August 2, 2016 33 min
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July 26, 2016 32 min
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July 13, 2016 39 min
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