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Using stairs in pregnancy

Can I use stairs in pregnancy? This was a question sent to me via DM on Instagram @fitnestmama, and I thought that it might be a good question to do a podcast topic on. Pregnancy can be an exciting time, but it might also feel like a time when you are googling everything.  And, the…

How to relax tight pelvic floor muscles: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Pelvic Floor, Pregnancy

‘How do I relax my tight pelvic floor muscles?’ This is a common question, and in this podcast episode I discuss 7 ways to help relax your pelvic floor muscles. Like all muscles, we need them to function properly. If our muscles around our head/neck and shoulders are tight or overactive, we might be predisposed…

Fertility, miscarriage and pregnancy with fertility specialist: Dr Raelia Lew from Knocked Up Podcast and Women’s Health Melbourne
Fertility, Pregnancy

I was honoured to chat with fertility specialist Dr Raelia Lew from Knocked Up Podcast and Women’s Health Melbourne: Fertility & Gynaecology.  In this podcast episode Dr Raelia Lew discusses fertility and pregnancy, reviews possible causes of secondary infertility, prognosis and likelihood of becoming pregnant and different treatment options. Dr Raelia Lew provides some great…

Friday Floor [Pelvic Floor Basics]: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Exercise, Pelvic Floor, Pregnancy

I am super excited to chat to you about this common question today: When should I start doing pelvic floor exercises in pregnancy? It is a question a lot of women DM me on Instagram @fitnestmama to ask. It is a topic we discuss a lot inside the FitNest Mama Membership, as around 50% of the women…

Pregnancy after loss [Part 2]: Robyn Birkin from The Fertility Warriors
Fertility, Pregnancy

Pregnancy after loss might be a time filled with guilt, anxiety and mixed emotions. In this 2nd episode of a two part series with Robyn Birkin, Robyn describes the emotions that can come with pregnancy after miscarriage, including: — What pregnancy after loss feels like— How can I stop worrying about pregnancy after miscarriage?— Is…

Secondary Infertility: Robyn Birkin from The Fertility Warriors
Fertility, Pregnancy

Becoming pregnant again after you’ve had one baby is not always easy.  In today’s episode, I chat with Robyn Birkin, an infertility life coach, fertility warrior, and host of The Fertility Warriors podcast. In this episode, Robyn Birkin discusses: — What is secondary infertility— Can you get pregnant with secondary infertility?— How does secondary infertility…

Spilling the Milk: VBA2C Birth Story with Jo
Birth Story, Childbirth, Pregnancy

This VBA2C (vaginal birth after 2 caesareans) birth story is with Jo, a mum of three.  In this VBA2C birth stories episode, Jo openly shares the highs and lows as she navigates through the stages of motherhood and her journey and struggle with advocating for a VBA2C birth, all while in lockdown. She found a…

Tips For Preparing Your Hospital Bag For Childbirth: Sally Branson from The Suite Set
Childbirth, Pregnancy

Packing a hospital bag and getting ready for childbirth may be an exciting, as well as daunting time for parents.  There is so much to consider, and trying to remember everything can sometimes feel like a huge task. In this episode with Sally Branson from The Suite Set, Sally discusses preparing your hospital bag in…

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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