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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs

    Studio Engineer: Joel Mann

    Guest/Topic: Nancy Hathaway of the Center for Mindfulness, and host of WERU’s “Mindful Parenting”, on mindful parenting during the holiday.

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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
    Topic: Attachment Parenting
    What is attachment (organic) parenting? Why is organic parenting critical? What is the real meaning of “discipline”?
    Guest: Koko Preston, author of Organic Parenting: The Prevention of Parent Deficit Disorder
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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
    Topic: Transformational Mothering
    What does “Transformational Mothering” mean? What is on the CD entitled “The Divine Hours of Motherhood”? What can parent learn from your book?
    Guest: Amy Robbins-Wilson, author of Transformational Mothering: A Prayerful Companion for New Mothers
    FMI: www.amyrobbinswilson.com , www.lullaby-link.com
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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
    Topic: Professional Midwives
    What is a Certified Professional Midwife? What are some of the politics of midwifery? How does the Midwives Model of Care differ from the medical model?
    Guest: Ellie Daniels, Certified Professional Midwife & founder of Morningstar Midwifery in Belfast, Maine

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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
    Topic: Discipline with Young Children
    Why are time-outs and other punishments ineffective in producing lasting behavior changes? Praise sounds like a good thing. How can it backfire? What are “time-ins”?
    Guest: Bonnie Harris, author of “Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids”
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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Topic: Premature Babies
    What is it like to give birth to and parent a very premature baby? What are some misconceptions about prematurity? What are some resources? How are premature babies different from full-term babies?
    Guest: Amanda Pate, mother of 17-month-od Austin, born 11 weeks early.

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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
    Topic: Elimination Communication (Natural Infant Hygiene)
    What is elimination communication? What are some experiences parents have had using this method? Who can use this method? What choices do parents have re: diapers vs. no diapers?
    Guests: Tracey Outerbridge & Ann Rousseau— moms of babies
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  • Producer/Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Studio Engineer: Joel Mann
    Topic: Midwifery (Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart)
    What is the history of midwifery in the U.S.? What is Carol Leonard’s new book Lady’s Hands, Lions Heart all about? What are some of the politics of midwifery?
    Guest: Carol Leonard
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