Does Biology Matter?
June 20th, 2019
Mia and Laura had always imagined they would each carry one of their children. Laura delivered their first child, but as they approach planning for …
When Being a Mom Isn’t Enough
June 13th, 2019
Camilla was a PhD student struggling with a feeling that she didn’t belong in academia. Then she got pregnant. Seven years and two children later, she’s never finished her dissertation. She’s feeling frustrated as a …
Setting Boundaries With a Toxic Grandparent
May 30th, 2019
Brittany has always had a troubled relationship with her father, and the two have been estranged for years. After the birth of her daughter, he reconnected and is pushing to spend time with his grandchild. Brittany’s …
Feeling Complete With One Child
May 23rd, 2019
Margot and her wife always imagined having more than one child. But Margot’s first pregnancy was physically and emotionally exhausting, and she’s not sure she can go through it again. Now she’s afraid of disappointing …
Parenting Through Trauma
May 16th, 2019
Cari gave birth to twins when she was only 23 weeks pregnant—the edge of viability for newborns. Four years later, the kids are still dealing with medical complications, and Cari and her husband Jay are struggling with …
Rethinking Your Roots After Motherhood
May 9th, 2019
Julia was born in South Korea but was adopted and raised by a white family. Since giving birth to her own children—the first biological relatives …
Can I Handle a Second Child?
April 25th, 2019
Weeks before the birth of her second daughter, Leigh is counting down the time she still has alone with her firstborn. She's feeling guilty about how …
Not Cut Out For Motherhood
April 18th, 2019
Anne never wanted to be a mom. Now that she actually has a kid, she’s worried that she made a mistake. Her guilt and perfectionism is getting in the way of having a motherhood experience that might leave more room for …
Coparenting With Your Ex
April 11th, 2019
Zoe recently separated from the father of her two-year-old son, and now she feels stuck. She’s struggling to get past the anger she feels toward her …
A Note About Therapy from Dr. Sacks
April 11th, 2019
A quick introduction to the show from Dr. Alexandra Sacks.
March 25th, 2019
Conversations with therapist Dr. Alexandra Sacks about the challenges and joys of motherhood. Premieres Thursday, April 11.