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Spilling the Milk with Pam

Dec 27, 2020

Spilling the Milk with Pam 

 
 

For first time mamas, the thought of labour can be quite daunting.  There are many unknowns and so much anticipation as you await the birth of your baby. Everyone has a different experience in labour and as women, it is an incredibly bonding and empowering experience to share our birth stories.

In this episode, I’m joined by a beautiful new mama, Pamela, who is one of the FitNest Mama members and we talk today about her experience during pregnancy, labour and beyond.  Pamela shares about her preparation for birth, how the birth eventuated and the reality of labour versus her expectations while pregnant.  She talks about the unexpected turn her pregnancy took, what it was like dealing with a forceps delivery and episiotomy and some of the everyday challenges she faces now with a new baby.

Pamela also shares some words of wisdom for pregnant mothers and the biggest milestones her and her baby have reached in...

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Spilling the Milk with Brie

Nov 11, 2020

Spilling the Milk with Brie 

 
 

I’m excited to introduce you to a special guest today.  It’s my first chat on this podcast with an every day mama with the intention of discussing the realities of pregnancy, birth and becoming a new mama.

Brie is not only a new mama but also one of the founding members of FitNest Mama and has been with us since our doors first opened.  Brie joins me today to talk through her experiences from planning to have a baby, the details of her labour and her personal journey becoming a mama for the first time. She also shares about travelling with a newborn baby following her move from Melbourne to Edinburgh. 

In this episode, Brie shares about hypnobirthing and how the practise helped her throughout labour.  She talks through what it’s like to have an epidural and an episiotomy, her experience with breastfeeding and the beautiful moments of one on one time with her partner and baby.  She also...

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4 Tips for Preparing to Breastfeed While Pregnant with Susie Prout

Oct 14, 2020

Susie from Susie Prout Lactation

 
 

Are you pregnant and perhaps a bit unsure about breastfeeding? You might be wondering whether there is anything that you can do to potentially help prepare for breastfeeding while still pregnant. Alternatively, perhaps you're a second time pregnant mother, who didn’t have an amazing experience with breastfeeding the first time around, and you want to set yourself up for the best chance of success for your second bub.

Today I’m joined by Susie Prout. Susie is a registered midwife and international board certified lactation consultant based in Perth. She's also a Mum of three young children. Susie helps new mums learn how to breastfeed and also helps with any problems that come up along the way. She believes breastfeeding education needs to be relatable and realistic for the modern mum as there are so many demands on us and it can all feel very overwhelming. Susie is also the host of the podcast - Australian Breastfeeding...

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