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Birth Story Podcast Episodes

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…

Breastfeeding challenges to creating a nursing pillow: Amanda from Feeding Friend
Birth Story

Breastfeeding can be so difficult and painful and doesn’t always come naturally. My next guest has gone through the horrendous pain of mastitis to create her own innovative solution to support her in her breastfeeding journey. She has developed this idea into a business that is helping mothers to breast or bottle feed their baby…

Birth Story Spilling the Milk: Alex
Birth Story, Childbirth, Fertility, Hypnobirthing, Induction

Today’s episode is another spilling the milk episode where I explore the birth story of a real mum.  In this beautiful birth story I’m joined by Alex, a single mother by choice to 6 month old Sophie. We explore her journey from deciding to become a single mum, becoming pregnant, all the way to six…

Birth Story Spilling the Milk: Jessica
Birth Story, Childbirth, Motherhood

Today’s episode is another spilling the milk episode where I explore the birth story of a real mum. I’m joined by Jessica, who gave birth to baby Aurora just 4 weeks ago. She describes her lovely and positive home birth experience and the trip to the hospital afterwards. No matter what sort of birth you…

How do I find the Time and Motivation to Start Exercising After having a Baby: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Birth Story, Exercise, Workouts

In today’s episode, we dive into finding the time and motivation to get back into exercise after having a baby. You’ve obviously got a lot on your plate as a new mum, the sleepless nights alone are enough to make exercising a difficult prospect but exercising is important for our physical recovery but also our…

Abdominal Supports for Pregnancy & Postpartum: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Birth Story, Pregnancy

Today we’re going to chat about different forms of abdominal support. I’ll dive into  the three major types of abdominal support garments and the pros and cons for each of them. If you want to invest in abdominal support wear I hope you’ll feel more confident in choosing the best kind for you by the end…

When can I start to run after having a baby Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Birth Story, Childbirth, Running

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…

Birth Story Spilling the Milk: Danielle
Birth Story, Childbirth, Forceps, Induction

Here we are Spilling the Milk with Danielle’s Birth Story. It has been a while since our last ‘Spilling the Milk’ birth story episode on the FitNest Mama Podcast, which is why I was so excited to finally sit down again with one of the lovely FitNest Mama members Danielle to have a raw and…

Birth Story, Childbirth, Postnatal Depression

I had the pleasure of speaking with the lovely midwife Helen Nightingale from Real Life Midwife today, about unpacking your birth story after birth. Helen has been a midwife and nurse for over 10 years and has a wide range of experience in midwifery, research and teaching the next generation of midwives. In this episode,…

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