Episode 56

The 2nd Pros & Cons of Having Kids Episode: Pooping During Labor, The REAL Cost + Sex & Body Image After Birth

The 2nd Pros & Cons of Having Kids Episode: Pooping During Labor, The REAL Cost + Sex & Body Image After Birth

I am SO excited to share today’s episode, which is our second episode all the pros and cons of having kids. It came out of an Instagram Q&A where someone asked what Zack and I were doing, and I said we were undecided and then asked people how they decided—and the responses were so fascinating, I knew I had to make it into a podcast.  This episode features:

  • TikTok stars Leanne and Allison from Thirsty On Main on what no one tells you about sperm donation, infertility struggles, deciding what religion to raise kids, and body image & sex after birth
  • Dr. Kiarra King, OB-GYN on the one thing women can do that grosses her out, raising an only child, Black maternal mortality, and pooping during labor
  • Plus, dozens of anonymous comments from listeners about the true realities of parenting AND being childfree

Obviously, this is a huge and complex topic, and we’re just scratching the surface here. I can’t wait to continue to have this incredibly important discussion with you!

I can’t wait to hear your feedback on this episode! Screenshot and tag me—i’m @lizmoody— and my guests—@thirstyonmaintiktok and @drkiarraking and share your thoughts, feelings, and reactions.

PS: My foodie preset pack is officially live. You can get all 8 presets, designed to make your food pics look as good as they taste, at lizmoody.com/presets.

PPS: Healthier Together is officially a number one best-seller! You can get your copy on Amazon or at lizmoody.com/cookbook.  Please keep sending me your creations on Instagram—they make me so happy!

This episode is sponsored by Kyoto Botanicals, the first CBD brand I’ve recommended on this podcast! Right now, I’m loving their Warmth tincture, which has turmeric and cinnamon, and the Warmth balm, which is so helpful for headaches and sore muscles. You can get a whopping 25% off your order (AND they always have free shipping!) by using the code “HEALTHIERTOGETHER” at kyotobotanicals.com.

This episode is also sponsored by Lavva’s brand new Plant Based Milk. It’s some of my favorite plant milk I’ve ever tried—it’s super rich and creamy and made with pili nuts, which are a complete protein. Go to lovvelavva.com to find a retailer near you!

Healthier Together cover art by Zack. Healthier Together music by Alex Ruimy.

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