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Fourth Trimester Podcast Episodes

Horizontal rest after birth
After Birth Recovery, Fourth Trimester, Pelvic Floor, Postnatal, Wellbeing

After birth recovery … we all experience it differently, but we all need to help our bodies recover to some extent or other. So, the all important question, how can we support our after birth recovery? Here is a super easy quick tip, that you can easily (and will love to) slot into your day….

How many newborn nappies do I need?
Fourth Trimester, Motherhood, Newborn, Postnatal

Today I chat with Sheree, Postnatal Care Specialist.  We will be discussing how many newborn nappies do I need? We will be discussing nappies in those first few days, those first few nights after birth, and how your partner can help. Sheree is a nurse, midwife, lactation consultant and childbirth educator and provides an amazing…

After Birth Recovery, Fourth Trimester, Motherhood, Postnatal, Postnatal Depression, Wellbeing

This podcast episode discusses Postnatal Depletion, and we discuss how to kick postpartum depletion in the curb. I am joined by the lovely duo Renee White and Dr Micka Bertucci, who are co-founders of Fill your Cup, which is the first Biochemist-led postpartum Doula village, which provides evidence-based care to nurture, nourish and support newborn…

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…

After Birth Recovery, Fourth Trimester, Motherhood, Newborn, Postnatal

In this podcast episode we discuss preparing for postpartum recovery and the fourth trimester, with postpartum doula Naomi from Cocoon By Naomi. Usually pregnancy is broken up into three trimesters. But sometimes the first 12-16 weeks after birth are referred to as the fourth trimester. Often while pregnant the focus can be on pregnancy itself…

Postpartum brain fog with doula Julia Jones
Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Postnatal

In this podcast episode I am chatting about baby brain and postpartum brain fog with doula Julia Jones. Baby brain and postpartum brain fog are terms that are thrown around a lot during pregnancy and motherhood. So I was super excited to get in touch with doula Julia Jones to discuss all things baby brain…

Newborn sleep tips with Melbourne Baby Sleep Consultant Jazz
Fourth Trimester, Motherhood, Newborn, Postnatal

In this episode today I am chatting with Melbourne-based Baby sleep consultant Jazz Kostov. Jazz is a sleep consultant, midwife, maternal child health nurse, and mother, and we discussed some amazing tips for pregnant and new mums. Sleep is a BIG topic, so in this episode, we tried to focus on those first few months…

6 Week Check - What to expect: Dr Miranda Bradley from Thrive Perinatal
After Birth Recovery, Breastfeeding, Fourth Trimester, Motherhood, Postnatal

What to expect from a 6 week or postnatal check? The postnatal or 6 week check is really important for both mum and bubs after the birth. In the episode with Dr Miranda Bradley – a GP, mum of three, and founder of Thrive Perinatal, we discuss: — What is a 6 week check?— What…

Childbirth, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Pregnancy

Today is a quick episode where I’ll share one strategy many mums have found super super helpful. You never know how your birth will actually go until it’s happened so preparing for birth should include adding lots of tools to your toolkit – to draw on what you need when you need it.  Today’s strategy…

The Magic of Babywearing: Emma Jenkins
Childbirth, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Pregnancy

Baby wearing is such a powerful tool for mums, letting us reclaim some mobility and freedom while keeping bub close with us. There can be an overwhelming number of products to choose from and an endless stream of information on the topic so I want to break it down to its basics for you. In…

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