The Juna Women Podcast is a weekly discussion where Juna Founder, Sarah Kuhn, talks to Moms about their health, work, parenting, and all the different ways they’re keeping it together.

This is Episode 93, The 5th Trimester with Lauren Brody.

On this episode Sarah chats with Lauren Brody, author of The 5th Trimester. 
Lauren trademarked The Fifth Trimester® — which is a movement to help parents and businesses revolutionize workplace culture together
In the episode, Sarah and Lauren discuss:
– how most Moms are unprepared for the shift from career to Motherhood
– how to talk to your employer as your family situation changes, 
– tips for negotiating a work / life balance that fits your lifestyle. 
– and much more. 
This episode is a lifesaver for any Mom who’s feeling stressed about balancing their new role as a working Mom.


Lauren is the founder of The Fifth Trimester movement and the author of The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby (Doubleday), a simultaneous #1 best-seller in the Amazon categories of Motherhood, Women & Business, and Cultural Anthropology. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America,, Forbes, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Glamour, Refinery29, and dozens more outlets for business leaders and mothers. Prior to launching T5T, Lauren had a 16-year career in magazine publishing, most recently as the longtime executive editor of Glamour magazine at Condé Nast, where she produced the Women of the Year awards, honoring luminaries like Dr. Maya Angelou and Hillary Clinton. As both an executive-level manager and a content expert, she led colleagues and 12 million monthly readers through career and life transitions with empathy and vital information. Raised in Ohio, Texas, and Georgia, she now lives in New York City with her husband and two young sons.

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