Katie's Crib

34 EpisodesProduced by ShondalandWebsite

Katie’s Crib is a weekly podcast covering the unexpected joys, pains, foibles, and hilarity of new motherhood hosted by Scandal actress Katie Lowes. Each episode will highlight a specific parenting issue from a variety of different points of view. Each week Katie conducts a frank, intimate conversat… read more

34 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Finding Your Inner Mama Bear

March 25th, 2019


Katie welcomes Whitney Port (TV Personality, Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur), who opens up about her maternal instinct — or lack thereof. Katie and Whitney discuss having trouble connecting to their babies when they …

Balancing MS and Motherhood

March 18th, 2019


In this episode, Jamie-Lynn Sigler talks with Katie about being a mom with Multiple Sclerosis, a chronic, autoimmune disease which attacks the …

How To Raise A Good Citizen

March 11th, 2019


Katie talks with Michael Skolnik (entrepreneur and civil rights activist) and Paola Mendoza (filmmaker and activist) about some of the choices …

Mom Entrepreneurs

March 4th, 2019


Katie talks with a roundtable of mom entrepreneurs— women who started their businesses when they were pregnant and/or new moms. Sarah Gibson Tuttle, the founder and CEO of Olive & June nail salons; Angela …

Anxious AF

February 25th, 2019


Katie Lowes sits down with actress and talk show host Busy Philipps--at the studio where she shoots Busy Tonight--to discuss dealing with the day-to-day stressors of being a person in the modern world as well as more …

Understanding Overparenting

February 18th, 2019


Katie Lowes talks to Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of The New York Times best-seller How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and …

Katie & Adam Answer Your Questions!

February 12th, 2019


On this week's Katie's Crib, Katie welcomes a very special guest-- her husband, Adam Shapiro! The married couple and parents to Albee answer questions submitted by Katie's Crib listeners during an Instagram live …

Is it Mom Brain or Burnout?

February 4th, 2019


Mom Brain? Burnout? Depending on the woman, the mental and emotional exhaustion of motherhood can take many forms. In this episode, Katie talks to her friend, new mom, and actress Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little …

Let's Take a Trip!

January 28th, 2019


Katie talks to her dear friend, musician, mom of 2, and world traveler, Sam Shelton. Katie and Sam discuss the ups and downs of travel including flying with babies and toddlers, tips for international travel, and what …

What Do I Feed My Kid?

January 21st, 2019


Katie talks to Talia Moore, a childbirth educator and DONA Certified Birth Doula — and the founder of the healthy and organic baby & toddler food …


January 14th, 2019


In this episode, Katie sits down with her close friend and TV producer Bekki Offenheiser, who candidly shares her personal IVF story. Then, Katie …

Shondaland Moms

January 7th, 2019


On this week's episode, Katie shares her experience of being pregnant while playing Quinn on "Scandal" with new moms Camilla Luddington, who plays Dr. Jo Karev on "Grey's Anatomy," and Karla Souza, who plays Laurel …

New Baby, New Body

December 17th, 2018


Katie sits down with celebrity stylist Nicole Chavez and celebrity trainer Amy Rosoff Davis to discuss how we can care for and find new ways to …

Dr. Harvey Karp Answers Your Questions

December 10th, 2018


Katie talks to pediatrician and child development expert, Dr. Harvey Karp (author of The Happiest Baby on the Block, The Happiest Toddler on the Block, The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, and creator of the …

Faith and Family and Figuring It All Out

December 3rd, 2018


With the holiday season in full swing, Katie welcomes writer and filmmaker Sasha Sagan and "Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone to talk about …

Adoption 101 (PART 2) with Shonda Rhimes

November 26th, 2018


November is National Adoption Awareness Month so this is the second of two episodes about adoption. This week's conversation is another must-listen as Shonda Rhimes shares her experiences with domestic adoption.

Adoption 101

November 19th, 2018


November is National Adoption Awareness Month, so Katie's Crib is devoting the next two episodes to learning about the domestic adoption process and what it's like to be an adoptive parent. In the first episode, Katie …

Who Are You Calling a "Geriatric" Mom?

November 12th, 2018


Katie and her roundtable of guests talk about becoming a mom when you're over 40. Writer and entrepreneur Rachel Sklar, as well as Broadway actresses …

Timeouts and Tantrums

November 5th, 2018


In this week's episode, Katie talks with a roundtable of experts about figuring out the approach to discipline that's right for you. Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) instructor Kristin Eliasberg, mom and author …

What Is a Conscious Parent?

October 29th, 2018


In this week's episode of "Katie's Crib," Katie sat down for a one-on-one conversation with Dr. Shefali Tsabary, a clinical psychologist and the …

What A Year!

October 22nd, 2018


In the season two opener, Katie hosts a roundtable discussion with Dr. Danielle Taylor, her New York City-based pediatrician, and moms Nicolette …

So, It's Time To Go Back To Work

June 18th, 2018


Katie and actress June Diane Raphael ("Grace and Frankie") discuss what it’s like to head back to work after giving birth and how to handle childcare. Then, Katie learns exactly what kind of rights a new parent can …

Social Media, Screens, and Kids, Oh My!

June 11th, 2018


How much screen time is too much? Is it safe — and ethical — to share pictures of your new baby on social media? Katie talks to friend and fellow actress Melissa Fumero ("Brooklyn Nine-Nine") about her experiences with …

Get To Know Your Pelvic Floor

June 4th, 2018


If you haven't heard of the pelvic floor, it's time to get acquainted. Katie talks to Stephanie Prendergast, a Physical Therapist and Co-Founder of the Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center and Priya Campbell Surrago, …

Should You Sleep Train? We Investigate

May 28th, 2018


Katie welcomes Susie Menkes, PhD, a certified infant and toddler sleep training consultant (Founder, Healthy Little Sleepers) to talk about the ins …

Miscarriages: You Are Not Alone

May 21st, 2018


Katie and her guests, TV writer Amy Mass and actress Jackie Seiden, discuss the physical and emotional toll of the miscarriages they had on their …

Building Your Village

May 14th, 2018


Katie chats with actresses Angelique Cabral, Laura Mann, and Katy Davis and fitness and lifestyle guru Amy Rosoff Davis. They're all part of "Swim Club," a group of women who've supported each other on the journey …

I've Got The Postpartum Blues

May 7th, 2018


Katie welcomes actress and comedian Casey Wilson (“Happy Endings, “Hotwives of Las Vegas,” “Bitch Sesh” podcast) to talk about the postpartum depression she experienced after giving birth to her second child. Then, …

The Truth About C-Sections

April 30th, 2018


Katie hosts a roundtable discussion with actress Angelique Cabral ("Life in Pieces"), stay-at-home mom Emily Roiff, and Katie's OB-GYN Dr. Layne Kumetz about the truths and myths of C-sections.

Why Is Breastfeeding So F*cking Complicated (Part 2)

April 23rd, 2018


Katie welcomes Lactation Consultant, Linda Hanna (Owner, My Nursing Coach), who helped Katie through the early days of breastfeeding. 

Why Is Breastfeeding So F*cking Complicated (Part 1)

April 23rd, 2018


Kristen Bell ("The Good Place") stops by Katie's Crib to share her experiences with breastfeeding. Then, Katie talks to Celebrity Make-Up Artist, Jamie Greenberg about her decision not to breastfeed. Part 1 of 2 …

BONUS - To Doula Or Not To Doula

April 16th, 2018


Katie shares her birth story with doula, Rebecca Benenati (Owner, Well Born Lifestyle & Doula Services by Rebecca)

To Doula Or Not To Doula

April 16th, 2018


In Katie’s first episode, she welcomes doula Rebecca Benenati (Owner, Well Born Lifestyle & Doula Services by Rebecca) to help explain what …

Introducing: Katie's Crib

April 2nd, 2018


Katie Lowes introduces her new podcast, Katie's Crib.

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