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Caesarean Section Podcast Episodes

After Birth Recovery, Caesarean Section, Motherhood, Postnatal

Caesarean birth recovery is a journey unique to every new mum who undergoes this major abdominal surgery, often referred to as a “belly birth.” With caesarean sections accounting for 37% of all births in Australia in 2020, understanding and preparing for the postpartum recovery process is essential. In this podcast episode with Amber-Lee from The…

Birth story
Caesarean Section, Childbirth, Mindfulness, Motherhood, Wellbeing

In this special re-run episode, we revisit Claire’s remarkable birth story—an inspiring tale that challenges conventional narratives. Claire’s journey into motherhood as a single mum by choice was anything but ordinary. From her unexpectedly smooth pregnancy to her decision to have a maternal-assisted caesarean, Claire’s story is all about resilience and a positive mindset. Join…

Birth story with Jenna
Birth Story, Caesarean Section, Childbirth, Induction, Motherhood, Postnatal

In this podcast episode, I talk with Jenna as we explore her incredible journey to motherhood. Jenna’s path to motherhood began unexpectedly during her first trimester while she was busy completing her psychology studies. She managed to complete her studies in the midst of fatigue and the first trimester. Getting Ready for Postpartum: “The First…

TWINS BIRTH STORY
Birth Story, Caesarean Section, Childbirth, Motherhood, Newborn, Twins

Becoming a parent is a unique and beautiful journey, but for some, the path to parenthood can be filled with unexpected twists and turns. Sinead Finn’s story is a testament to the strength, resilience, and unwavering hope that many parents exhibit when facing fertility challenges and pregnancy complications. In this podcast episode, I talk with…

4th c section success stories
Birth Story, Caesarean Section

In this podcast episode, I chat with Lauren Brenton, otherwise known as @onemamamidwife, a remarkable midwife, childbirth educator, and a mother of four. Lauren shares her 4th c-section success stories and her experiences and insights into childbirth, particularly focusing on her fourth C-section and her valuable recovery tips. Embracing the Unexpected: Lauren’s Journey Through C-Sections…

Caesarean recovery with a toddler
After Birth Recovery, Breastfeeding, Caesarean Section, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Postnatal

10 Tips for recovering from a c-section whilst taking care of your toddler  Recovery from a caesarean without a toddler is hard. You’ve had major surgery. Throw in some exhaustion. Perhaps you’re in pain. Then, throw in caring for a toddler to the mix, and it can make things more challenge. Recovery after a caesarean…

Hormones, Birth & Recovery
After Birth Recovery, Caesarean Section, Childbirth, Hypnobirthing

Well hello there, welcome to our 100th episode of the FitNest Mama Podcast! I’m really excited by today’s episode, because, for something a bit different, I am going to discuss my 3 biggest takeaways from doing these 100 podcast episodes. So from all the guest speakers we’ve had on board, I am going to share…

Birth Story: Emergency Caesarean, Breastfeeding Challenges, Egg Freezing with Liz
Birth Story, Caesarean Section, Childbirth

This c section birth story is with Liz who shares an honest recount of her emergency c-section due to a last-minute breech presentation. Liz shares her journey to becoming pregnant, including how she chose to freeze her eggs. Liz talked us through her c section step by step, which she reports was quite a positive…

Caesarean Section, Childbirth

A caesarean has always been firmly structured as a surgical medical procedure with the mother as a patient. This often leads to mums feeling powerless without an active role in the delivery of their baby. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. A Maternal (or partner) assisted caesarean is designed to enable the mum…

After Birth Recovery, Caesarean Section, Childbirth, Fourth Trimester, Postnatal

I believe, in general, postnatal recovery isn’t given the time and care it needs. New mothers tend to have a short period of rest, and so many demands on them. After having a baby, we may need to rush to get back to being active, without undertaking the proper recovery care. There’s just a lot…

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