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Childbirth Podcast Episodes

birth story
Birth Story, Breastfeeding, Fertility, Postnatal, Postnatal Depression, Wellbeing

In this podcast episode, I chatted with Holly, a first time mum, about her journey with IVF with her husband who underwent a gender transition when he was younger. As a result, her husband’s ability to biologically father a child was not an option. However, the couple’s determination led them to a solution: choosing a…

caesarean birth recovery
After Birth Recovery, Caesarean Section, Motherhood, Postnatal

Understanding some steps may help with recovery from a caesarean birth, supporting a smoother recovery for regaining strength, energy, fitness, mobility, and overall wellness postpartum. In this podcast episode, I discuss things to consider during pregnancy as well as the postpartum phase offering practical advice and effective strategies for caesarean birth recovery. Keep up your…

After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Pelvic Floor, Pelvic Health, Perineal Massage, Running

Preparing for childbirth involves much more than just waiting for your new arrival; it’s helpful to get the body ready for the delivery and the recovery phase that follows. One area that can goes unnoticed is the management of overactive pelvic floor muscles. In our recent podcast episode, we addressed a listener’s question related to…

After Birth Recovery, Birth Story, Caesarean Section

In our latest podcast episode, we hear from Millie, a professional dancer, choreographer, and new mum to her daughter Rory about her elective caesarean birth story. Millie‚Äôs experience of managing her demanding job while preparing for motherhood is something many can relate to. Her story offers a peek into the world of juggling professional dreams…

VBA2C
Birth Story, Childbirth, VBAC

In a recent episode of the Pregnancy, Birth, and Recovery podcast, we had the privilege of speaking with Jo, a remarkable woman who identifies herself as an “everyday mum.” Jo, now a mother of four, has recently embarked on a powerful journey by welcoming her fourth child through a vaginal birth after two caesareans (VBA2C)….

After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Forceps, Pelvic Floor, Pelvic Health, Wellbeing

In one of our latest episode on the Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery podcast, I discussed a topic that I often brushed under the carpet: pelvic floor birth trauma. Traditionally, society focusses on the joyful stories of birth, leaving the not-so-pleasant bits like pelvic floor issues a bit of a taboo. But it’s high time we…

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…

preparing for giving birth naturally
Childbirth, Motherhood, Pregnancy, Wellbeing

4 Ways to Prepare for Giving Birth Naturally: A Physio & Mama’s Perspective Bringing a new life into the world is a beautiful journey that often demands thoughtful preparation, especially as we navigate the critical third trimester. In today’s episode of the Pregnancy, Birth, and Recovery Podcast, I share insights on four crucial aspects of…

Birth Story, Childbirth, Induction, Pregnancy, Wellbeing

Today, we’re delving into the personal and inspiring birth story of Terrie, a mum living in the scenic countryside of rural North Queensland. Let’s explore the unexpected twists and turns of Terrie’s journey, from planning to have her baby at home to a surprise visit to the hospital. Plans Change We uncover Terrie’s original plan…

After Birth Recovery, Birth Story, Childbirth, Induction, Motherhood

Dive into Carissa’s incredible birth story in this latest podcast episode. Carissa bravely shares her story, tackling fertility struggles, early losses, and seeking professional help. This podcast episode explores her battles with pregnancy sickness, dealing with gestational diabetes, choosing to induce labour, navigating milk over supply, and the unexpected hurdles of postpartum anxiety. Hyperemesis Gravidarum…

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