Mother

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Mother is a podcast featuring uncommon stories of motherhood, mothering, and being mothered.  From supporting gender transitions to one mother's representation in her daughter's art, we are fascinated by the way this very special role affects everyone. Not sure if this show is for you? It is. Thanks for listening. 

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5 Pieces

Selected features from MOTHER, a new podcast sharing uncommon stories of mothering

  • From: Mother
  • Updated: Nov 09, 2015

Pieces

Caption: Meg Crane's home pregnancy test prototype, 1968., Credit: Courtesy of Bonhams.
Pregnancy tests weren't always the neat, little plastic wands we have in drug stores today.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 22, 2015
  • Length: 10:20
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
"I didn't really want to have children. It's just that I got pregnant." -Shirley, 57, Nebraska

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
"We had a final discussion early in our marriage. ... He said, 'Are you sure?' I said, 'I am, my dear.' And we've never looked back." -Beverly, 72,...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 03:21
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"My sense has been that most men ultimately really do want children, and I think many of longer relationships -- that's been part of the end." -Bet...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
After Annie Cho gave birth to her son this spring, she struggled to make traditional Chinese "confinement" practices (hygiene rules + special postp...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
My Indian mother-in-law and I didn't have an exact recipe to follow as we forged our relationship. At times it seemed like we might never understan...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1