We are delighted to offer you the inaugural podcast from JNNP. Recorded at BMA House London, our broadcast begins with a future vision for the journal from incoming Editor, Professor Matthew Kiernan based in Sydney. There then follows a discussion with Dr Marie D’hooghe from the National Multiple Sclerosis Centre in Belgium. Marie and Matthew discuss the long-term effects of childbirth in patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and uncover some interesting insights. They chat about: How women with MS fare after childbirth How hormonal effects may alter the clinical course of MS How lifestyle factors contribute to these outcomes.For more information please see the abstract of Long-term effects of childbirth in MSPlease email us your thoughts about this podcast (http://jnnp.bmj.com/) and suggestions for future ones.