Babes and Babies

By The Bachelor's Jade Roper, Carly Waddell, and Elizabeth Sandoz

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Description

In this unfiltered podcast, two TV moms and a Doula move past reality roses and get real dishing about motherhood, pregnancy, and pressing women's issues. It’s time we opened up about these topics and these ladies hold nothing back. If you’re looking for a safe space without judgment, tune in to this honest and hysterical take on all things women and babies. Come join The Bachelor's Carly Waddell, Jade Roper, and Liz Sandoz as they laugh, cry, and hot flash about every female topic from pregnancy sex to postpartum depression.

Episode Date
EP20: Hubby Hacked! Daddy Podcast Takeover
01:05:35

Elizabeth, Jade & Carly aka "The Babes" are joined this episode by Tanner, Jade's husband, and Evan, Carly's husband. This is Tanner's 1st Father's Day & Evan's 1st since having a little girl. They share how having kids effects your life & your marriage. They answer listener questions about parental roles, expectations, & balancing work & family time. They dive into deep conversations & as always, keep it real. We love & appreciate our fathers & our babies' fathers, & hope you had a Happy Father's Day.

Jun 18, 2018
EP19: Pelvic Floor Health & Top Fitness Tips
01:02:12

"The Babes" are keeping it real as they discuss the glamorous life of womanhood & motherhood. Carly updates the Babes on her parent's house hunt in Nashville. Jade talks about how horrible she felt during Emmy's first swim lesson. Elizabeth shares about her meeting with a potential new doula client. Sarah Reardon, a pelvic floor physical therapist, talks all about the importance of pelvic floor health before, during, & after pregnancy. Alexa Jean Brown, aka Alexa Jean Fitness talks all things fitness. She answers the listeners questions and leaves us with three major health tips.

Jun 11, 2018
EP18: Unfiltered w/ the Bachelor's Jamie Otis
01:16:50
The Babes are keeping it real about womanhood & motherhood. Carly talks about her first flights w/ Bella. Jade shares the story of how Tanner became the Fairy GodFather. Liz reports on a funny mishap that happened on her recent road trip. The Babes then welcome Jamie Otis, who was on the Bachelor season 16, but found love on Love at First Sight. Jamie talks about her husband, overcoming miscarriage, the birth of her daughter, & balancing mommy life w/ work. She answers listener questions & leaves us with a few Mommy Tips. She also reveals what she is working on next.
Jun 04, 2018
EP17: We Salute You
59:10
"The Babes" discuss the "glamorous" life of womanhood & motherhood. Jade & Carly are getting glammed while besties, Emmy and Bella, get to bond. Liz is visiting home in Vegas after almost a year. They welcome guest Deshauna Barber who is in the Army, was Miss USA, & speaks around the country about the needs of Veterans and how we can get involved. Plus Abby Knapp Morris, who lost her husband in Afghanistan when her daughter was 9 mos, opens up about being a military wife/widow. This episode is dedicated to all who serve in our military. We are so grateful for your service, your sacrifice, and for our freedom!
May 28, 2018
EP16: OMG My Mother Was Right About Everything!
55:38
Elizabeth, Jade, and Carly aka “The Babes” start this episode out by catching up on their Mother’s Day events. It’s Jade and Carly’s first Mother’s Day and they share all of the details that made it special. 
Then the Babes invited Connie, Kim, and Maryann aka “The Babes’ Mom’s” to join the conversation asking them all of the intimate details from their conception to birth. They learn a little more about their mothers as they share some laughs and tears in special Mother’s Day episode. 
May 21, 2018
EP15: This is NUTS…or is it PEA-NUTS?!
01:02:37
Elizabeth, Jade & Carly aka “The Babes” are keeping it honest & real on pregnancy, labor, &women’s bodies. Jade shares her bad-mom moment for the week. Carly discusses her long time struggle w/ food allergies & why she’s nervous to start Bella on solids. Then guest Justin Baldoni from Jane the Virgin, joins them & talks about being a boss dad & how he’s teamed up with the National Peanut Board to share his experience w/ introducing peanuts to his children. They're joined by Sherry, National Peanut Board dietitian, who shares w/ us when, why, & how to safely introduce peanuts to your kids!
May 14, 2018
EP14: Q&A with THE BABES
01:25:33
Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka “The Babes” are keeping it honest and real as they discuss pregnancy, labor, and women’s bodies. In this episode the babes do a fun Q&A from listeners who want to know some intimate details of their personal lives! Get the inside scoop on their relationships, sex lives, and motherhood.
May 07, 2018
EP13: Smashing the Stigma
01:13:33
Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka "The Babes" start this episode out by catching each other up on their week's events. Carly talks about her date night with Evan and tells us about how dating has changed since becoming a mom. Jade confesses to breastfeeding on a ride at Disney World and getting stuck when it broke down.  Liz shares her excitement about her client who had a successful VBAC this week.
The Babes then bring on special guest, Johanna Kandel, to educate them on why eating disorders are on the rise for women in their forties.  Johanna founded the nonprofit organization, the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, which provides outreach, education, and intervention.  She worked hard to get Barack Obama to sign a piece of legislature to educate health providers on eating disorders.  Johanna smashes the stigma that eating disorders are a choice.  They are a serious biologically-influenced mental illness.  She shares her story of fear of infertility and how her unexpected pregnancy brought everything in her life full circle. The Babes then have Erin Childs, a mother of four boys, share her journey of struggling with an eating disorder.  She opens up about how it has effected her as a wife and mother and how she now strives to support others who are going through it. 4 out 10 Americans have either suffered or have known someone who has suffered from an eating disorder.  Listen to this episode to learn all about how to help those who are suffering.
Apr 30, 2018
Episode 12: Shining with Ashley LeMieux
58:48
Elizabeth, Jade, and Carly aka "The Babes" feel inspired and uplifted this episode as special guest Ashley LeMieux comes on for a personal and heart opening interview. The babes start with girl talk as Jade shares her amazing hair makeover she got recently before they dive into dream meanings, forgetting people's names, getting exterminated and having all the laughs. Ashley LeMieux, founder of The Shine Project, joins the conversation to share her story of love, sacrifice, loss, and change.  She inspires women globally and makes a difference in the lives of inner city kids in her community despite the obstacles and loss that she's faced. She leaves the Babes feeling inspired as she shares her strength and voice of hope that will leave you feeling like you can overcome life's challenges. 
Apr 23, 2018
EP11: ALL Things mom w/ Guest Catherine Giudici Lowe
01:10:25

Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka “The Babes” are keeping it honest and real as they discuss pregnancy, labor, and women’s bodies.

 Jade begins by telling Carly and Liz the cringiest story about a childs’ first birthday she attended over the weekend, and how she failed BIG TIME. It’s everyone worst nightmare, and also a story full of hilarity. 

The Babes then welcome special guest, and Bachelor Favorite Catherine Giudici Lowe. Catherine opens up about ALL things mom. She talks about her first pregnancy with son Samuel, as well as his birth story. How her second pregnancy is going. Her relationship with Sean, and how she keeps the spark alive.  And gives the most real, wise, and poignant advice for all of us moms out there!

Apr 16, 2018
EP10: Girl Talk with Juelia Kinney
01:02:23

The Babes are joined by guest host Juelia Kinney from The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise. Juelia talks about how she got her babe bod back after giving birth to daughter Ireland, dating as a single mom, raising a girl, and the big changes in her life since the Bachelor! (Like, could be become Carly’s sister!?)

Apr 09, 2018
EP09: Getting the Scoop on Brittany Aldean’s and her "Real Reel” Mom Life
01:02:56
Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka “The Babes” are keeping it honest and real as they discuss pregnancy, labor, and women’s bodies. The Babes welcome special guest, and Mom Crush, Brittany Aldean who opens up about her life with son Memphis. Brittany also shares a secret about her pregnancy that she has never revealed before. She also doesn’t hold back about the “Real Reel” life as she’s keeps it authentic on her social media about motherhood. Also the Babes laugh this week about Carly’s Bad Mom moment, and Elizabeth’s breastfeeding dream. For $125 off your mattress, two free pillows, and free shipping, go to nectarsleep.com/babes
Apr 02, 2018
EP08: Endometriosis Awareness Month
53:08

The babes, Carly, Jade and Liz, talk with guests Danielle Jones OB-GYN, and endometriosis advocate, Shelley Hopper all about the elusive disease endometriosis. The babes learn the staggering statistics of women living with endometriosis, what the symptoms are, is there treatment or a cure, and what the best way is to support someone dealing with endo. These guests offer an insightful, informational, and educational look into a silent disease that needs louder voices like theirs advocating. Today's episode is brought to you by Audible, for a free audiobook and 30-day trial membership, go to audible.com/babes or text BABES to 500-500. And for 15% off your order of $100+ go to modcloth.com and enter code BABES at checkout!

Mar 25, 2018
EP07: 4th Trimester Talks with Postpartum Doula Anna
01:14:40
Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka “The Babes” are getting personal with Postpartum Doula, Anna Bonick. In episode 7, the Babes shed light on the fourth trimester and why those first few months of motherhood can be so difficult. Jade and Carly open up about the anxieties they have faced entering into motherhood and adjusting to life with a little one. They ask Anna questions about PPA and what’s normal during this time and when it’s a good idea to seek help. Anna shares facts, experiences, and comfort with the Babes in knowing you never have to be on this journey alone. It really does take a village. Today's episode is brought to you by Nectar--for $125 off, two pillows, and free shipping go to nectarsleep.com/babes
Mar 19, 2018
EP06: Girl Talk. Q&A with The Babes
01:15:13
Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka “The Babes” are keeping it honest and real as they discuss pregnancy, labor, and women’s bodies. In Episode 6 the Babes recap on Carly’s weeks with the new baby Bella and see how it’s been crossing into the threshold of motherhood. Jade discusses her milestones with her 7 month old Emmy. Jade and Carly also play bad mom vs good mom for the week. Anyone else a germaphobe or pro germs? Elizabeth, Jade and Carly then answer some listener questions…Such as “How did you choose your OBGYN or Midwife?” “How did you form a birth plan?” and “What was your pregnancy fitness routine/diet? Get to know the Babes a little better as they dish all! Today's episode is brought to you by Nectar mattresses. Get $125 OFF and two free premium pillows with any mattress order AND free delivery at nectarsleep.com/babes
Mar 12, 2018
EP05: CARLY’S (and Bella’s) BIRTH STORY
01:12:55
The Babes keep it real about pregnancy, labor, and bodies. They welcome Carly’s sister-in-law, Elizabeth, a physician's assistant and new mom, to discuss expectations of birth as a medical provider vs reality. They also ask Elizabeth her most notable Bad Mom vs Good Mom moments. THEN Carly shares her (and Bella’s) birth story! Isabella Evelyn arrived Feb 15th and ran the show on her birthday! Carly is excited to share the tender, funny, and difficult moments of the birth and recovery. Jade also shares one of Emmy’s milestones that makes the babes' hearts melt.
Mar 05, 2018
EP04: Lettuce Turnip the Beet: Nutrition w/ L.E.A.N. Coach Koryn Rigotti
01:15:27
Elizabeth, Jade, and Carly play a funny game of “Would You Rather” Moms edition! Babes & Babies guest, Koryn, Elizabeth’s older sister and certified L.E.A.N. coach, dives into her passion: the importance of nutrition pre-pregnancy, during pregnancy, and for kids.
Jade and Koryn share about finding the balance in mom life and talk about Jade's journey with introducing solids to her daughter Emerson. The women also touch on breastfeeding and the end of Carly's pregnancy; which, means next week will be Carly's birth story and how baby Bella arrived into this world!
Feb 26, 2018
EP03: Let’s Talk About Sex Baby with Tanner and Evan
01:05:22
Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka “The Babes” are keeping it honest and real as they discuss pregnancy, labor, and women’s bodies in 
Episode 3 of Babes&Babies and welcome Tanner and Evan (the husbands) for a major SEX discussion.
 
Jade opens up about her sex life and doesn’t hold back! How has her sex life changed from before pregnancy, during, and postpartum? Has it effected her relationship with husband Tanner? What are the emotional and physical changes she has been grappling with? 
 
Carly also opens up about sex during pregnancy. Is she having way more, way less, same?! 
 
The Babes then invite Tanner and Evan to explain their side of pregnancy SEX. How much is too much? How much is too little? Do they still have the same attraction and physical needs that they did pre pregnancy? The men show a raw side in this major discussion that is well informed and necessary for women out there to hear. 
Feb 19, 2018
EP02: Babes and Babies with Babe Amanda Stanton
44:31
This week, Amanda Stanton, Bachelor fan favorite, pops her head in to talk about raising two adorable daughters as a single mom. Amanda also opens up about both of her pregnancies, birth stories, and that dreaded weight gain during the process. She gives Carly and Jade great mom advice on how to keep it real and enjoy all the moments kids bring as they grow older. She also gets us super excited about the launch of her new mommy/daughter fashion line! Meanwhile, Jade's daughter Emmy joins in on the fun!
Feb 12, 2018
EP01: Carly’s Countdown to Baby Bass
59:30

Elizabeth, Jade and Carly aka “The Babes” are keeping it honest and real as they discuss pregnancy, labor, and women’s bodies in the first episode of Babes&Babies.

Carly opens up about the ups and downs of her pregnancy as she closes in on the last two weeks before birth. Is she ready? How does she feel about her changing body? How is she feeling about labor? Does she have a Birthplan? What does a Birthplan even entail? AND the judgment behind either choosing TO or NOT choosing to make one.

Jade and Elizabeth weigh in on what to expect and all of the options that go into natural and assisted births. Do Jade and Carly have the same ideals about birth? What options DO women have for laboring? Jade lets us in on her birth story and discloses some of the NOT so glamorous, super real after effects of having a vaginal birth, and discloses some funny stories about her husband Tanner from the delivery room.

Jan 31, 2018