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After Birth Recovery Podcast Episodes

TENS Machine for Labour: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Pregnancy

Today we’ll be discussing the TENS Machine for labour, what it is, and how it might be helpful with pain relief for birth. TENS stands for Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is a method of pain relief that can be used for lots of different things from back pain to period pain to a form of…

Confidence in Motherhood: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Birth Story, Childbirth

Today is another solo episode of FitNest Mama and I want to discuss confidence in motherhood. Specifically from a physical perspective – how our physical recovery after birth can really shape our motherhood experience. Our physical health directly impacts our mental health in countless ways so it’s important new mums, and mums to be, understand…

Birth Trauma We need to talk about it: Rosanna Pajak from Birth Healing Collective
After Birth Recovery, Mindfulness, Wellbeing

Today I’m joined by clinical psychologist Rosanna Pajak. She specializes in perinatal mental health, Rosanna has worked in clinical and community settings across the UK and Australia, including specialist trauma services and women’s health services. As an experienced clinician and a mum herself, Rosanna is passionate about helping mum’s heal from traumatic experiences during the…

Abdominal Recovery After Birth: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Birth Story

Abdominal muscle separation is something most of us will have to handle. Despite being such a common problem, with the potential to cause such a world of pain, many mums aren’t equipped to minimize and manage recovery.  In this solo episode, I am diving into abdominal recovery after birth. I go through abdominal muscle separation…

Birth Story Spilling the Milk: Gemma
After Birth Recovery, Birth Story

I have the pleasure of chatting to Gemma today about her birth story as part of the Spilling the Milk series. She is a FitNest Mama member and a mum of three adorable young kids under 5. She shares her birth story about first becoming pregnant at the age of 26, her labour journeys, the…

How do I stop waddling during pregnancy: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Birth Story

In today’s solo episode, I am chatting about waddling during pregnancy. This topic is something I get asked frequently about inside Fitnest Mama and from my one on one clients. First up – there is nothing wrong with waddling. Waddling is our body’s way of compensating for your beautiful growing baby. There are all different…

What happens the first 24 hours after giving birth: Lauren Brenton
After Birth Recovery, Birth Story

Today I have the pleasure of chatting with Lauren Brenton all about the first 24 hours after giving birth. Lauren is a registered midwife and mama of three, she’s passionate about educating and empowering women through their pregnancy, labour, and birth journey. We dive into what to expect for you and your bub in the…

How can I improve my recovery after giving birth: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Exercise, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Postnatal

We spend nine long months growing a baby, then life with a newborn takes over and we forget about our own personal recovery in the sleep deprivation and mayhem. In this episode, I discuss with you how to boost your recovery in the first few weeks after giving birth so that when you are all…

When can I start to run after having a baby Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Exercise, Postnatal, Running, Workouts

It’s very common for women to want to get back into running or head back to the gym as soon as possible after having a baby. Today I’m diving into the topic of when is the right time to start hitting the pavements after giving birth. This episode will be really useful for anyone who…

What does a Postpartum Doula do: Steph O'Brien
After Birth Recovery, Motherhood

They say it takes a village to raise a child and anyone who has had a baby certainly understands the need for help in those early newborn days. But what do you do if you don’t have a village? In our modern world, new mums often feel a sense of isolation as they struggle to…

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