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Newborn Podcast Episodes

Birth Story: Spilling the Milk: Hannah from Baby Brain Podcast
Childbirth, Newborn

Every Birth story is different and unique. In this Spilling the Milk series on the FitNest Mama Podcast, we hear birth stories from different women who have experienced a whole range of births: elective caesarean birth, vaginal birth, pain relief, no-pain relief or emergency caesarean birth. In today’s episode, I chat with the lovely Hannah,…

How do I know if my baby is reaching milestones: Amy McNamara from KidsPT
Childbirth, Newborn

In this podcast episode with Amy McNamara, paediatric physiotherapist from KidsPT, we discuss all things baby and newborn development. A few of the topics we discuss include: What are baby milestones? What are the stages of baby and child development? Does a baby’s flat head correct itself? When should I be concerned about my baby’s…

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…

Childbirth, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Pregnancy

In today’s episode, I’m chatting with the amazing Julie Blandthorn about alcohol during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This can be a very confusing topic with so much competing information available and you may not know who to listen to. Julie is a clinical midwife consultant at the Women’s Alcohol and Drug Service at the Royal Women’s…

TENS Machine for Labour: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Pregnancy

Today we’ll be discussing the TENS Machine for labour, what it is, and how it might be helpful with pain relief for birth. TENS stands for Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is a method of pain relief that can be used for lots of different things from back pain to period pain to a form of…

How can I improve my recovery after giving birth: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Exercise, Fourth Trimester, Newborn, Postnatal

We spend nine long months growing a baby, then life with a newborn takes over and we forget about our own personal recovery in the sleep deprivation and mayhem. In this episode, I discuss with you how to boost your recovery in the first few weeks after giving birth so that when you are all…

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…

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…

Would you know what to do if your little one was choking: Nikki Jurcutz from Tiny Heart's Education
First Aid, Newborn, Pregnancy

There is so much knowledge available to us regarding pregnancy and babies that it can be overwhelming to sift through all the information.  Although many things can be learned along the way, there are benefits to having some basic awareness and knowledge to help reduce anxiety and overwhelm in those early years. Today I’m joined…

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