Englandcast 024: Pregnancy and Childbirth in Renaissance England

One of the most popular episodes I’ve done is from 2014, the episode on Pregnancy and Childbirth. Here’s the transcript of the show for your reference as well.Remember, you can support the show with a regular donation on Patreon for as little as $1/episode. And thanks! ​Hello and welcome to…

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The Week in Books: After Birth

I recently finished After Birth by Eliza Albert, a book that struck me because it was described as being honest about the period after a baby is born, which is always portrayed as being this beautiful joyous angelic time, but in reality is anything but.  For a lot of women…

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