Stories Of Motherhood And Raising Newborns During The Pandemic, Best Sandwiches Ever

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A silicone wireless sensor with miniature electronics embedded inside clings gently to the foot of a patient at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Teresa Crawford/AP Photo

Parenting a newborn is challenging under any circumstances, but for mothers who gave birth during the pandemic the challenge was even greater. We discuss new research looking at the experiences of those women. Then, we get tips on how to create the best sandwiches in this week’s edition of Food Friday.

Featured in this Show

  • What Was It Like To Become A New Parent As The World Entered Lockdown?

    After giving birth to her baby in March of 2020, a sociologist decided to speak with other people about the experience of becoming a new parent just as the pandemic was becoming full-blown. She shares what other parents of babies born in March of 2020 told her about their struggles.

  • Food Friday: Sandwiches

    A classic meal, the sandwich can be created in an endless amount of ways. We talk with two local sandwich makers about what makes for a great sandwich.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Tova Walsh Guest
  • Tasha Peterson Guest
  • Cindy Curtes Guest

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