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Pregnancy Podcast Episodes

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…

Optimal Fetal Positioning: Aoife Kenny from Back to Birth
Childbirth, Pregnancy

I am thrilled to talk with midwife and childbirth educator Aoife Kenny regarding optimal fetal positioning. Aoife is the founder of Back to Birth, which is a rapidly growing educational platform that has been designed to prepare and support expecting parents through pregnancy, labour and parenthood. The position of the baby in the later stage…

Constipation during pregnancy & postpartum Dietitian Lana Hirth from New Mums' Nutrition podcast
Bowels, Diet, Pelvic Floor, Pregnancy

Today I’m excited to be joined by accredited practicing dietitian Lana Hirth. She focuses on pregnancy and postpartum to help new mums optimise their nutrition and live life to the fullest. Lana runs an online practice, virtual masterclass and the New Mums’ Nutrition podcast. We chat about constipation during pregnancy, and the after birth period….

Abdominal Supports for Pregnancy & Postpartum: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Birth Story, Pregnancy

Today we’re going to chat about different forms of abdominal support. I’ll dive into  the three major types of abdominal support garments and the pros and cons for each of them. If you want to invest in abdominal support wear I hope you’ll feel more confident in choosing the best kind for you by the end…

What are the Best Exercises for Pregnancy: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
Exercise, Pelvic Floor, Pregnancy

One of the most common questions I get asked as a women’s physio is what type of exercise women should be doing while pregnant. Today I dive into this topic to discuss some of the things to be aware of when exercising, my go-to recommendations and the types of exercises you should avoid while pregnant. …

From Clinic to Online Pregnancy Program - Conversation with Emily Osmond
Pregnancy

Today’s podcast is a bit different to normal as this is an episode that was recorded by the lovely Emily Osmond who was interviewing me all about the FitNest Mama membership. Emily is an incredible marketing coach and mentor who has been an amazing support behind the creation of FitNest Mama. In this episode I…

Changing the way you think about birth: Hypnodoula Melissa
Birth Story, Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant there are a whole lot of emotions (thanks hormones) and you have a lot of questions floating around your head. Is your baby growing at a good rate, are they in the right position, is their head the right size…the list of questions and concerns can be quite endless. Changing our thoughts…

Abdominal Muscle Separation – Can I fix it: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
DRAM, Pregnancy

In today’s episode is a question I get asked a lot. Abdominal muscle separation – can I fix it? This is a common issue for new mums post baby but with the right knowledge it’s one anyone can deal with. I’m going to explain what exactly an abdominal muscles separation is (otherwise known as DRAM,…

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