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Childbirth Podcast Episodes

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…

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,…

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…

Hypnobirthing for a Caesarean Birth: Vanessa Bernard
Caesarean Section, Childbirth, Hypnobirthing

We all know that sometimes childbirth doesn’t go according to plan. Whether or not you have a c-section, planned or emergency, it is really empowering for all pregnant women to understand techniques to create a positive experience in any situation you might find yourself it. Hypnobirthing for a c section birth is one way to…

What Can I Expect in My 4th Trimester: Jen Butler from The Early Parenting Podcast
After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Fourth Trimester, Newborn

There is a wealth of information available to prepare mums-to-be for their pregnancy and birthing experience. Unfortunately, many mums find themselves unprepared and uncertain in the time that follows. Discover newborn life in the 4th trimester with Early Parenting Expert Jen Butler. Jen shares her top few tips for ‘What can I expect in my…

Perineal Preparation for Childbirth: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Childbirth, Perineal Massage

I’ve got a really practical episode for you today about a subject which some women may never have heard about. Today I’m diving into the big topic of perineal preparation for childbirth, what it is and why you need to know about it. In this episode, I start out with a brief anatomy lesson to…

Pregnancy and After Birth: Why doing less is doing more: Rachelle Glendon from Life Coach from How to Live Slow
After Birth Recovery, Caesarean Section, Childbirth, Newborn, Pregnancy, Wellbeing

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, have a to do list as long as your arm or just craving a life of doing less, this episode is a must listen. Whether you’re pregnant, a new mama or finished having babies and in the thick of school run, play-dates and extracurricular activities, this episode is all about slowing…

6 tips to Help Boost Your After Birth Recovery: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Postnatal

Having a baby takes a huge toll on the body and part of my role as a physio for women is to teach women what they can do to help their bodies recover in the best way possible. The first 6 weeks after delivery are all about rest, recovery and restoring your body’s strength and…

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