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Wellbeing Podcast Episodes

birth story
Birth Story, Breastfeeding, Fertility, Postnatal, Postnatal Depression, Wellbeing

In this podcast episode, I chatted with Holly, a first time mum, about her journey with IVF with her husband who underwent a gender transition when he was younger. As a result, her husband’s ability to biologically father a child was not an option. However, the couple’s determination led them to a solution: choosing a…

mental health postpartum
After Birth Recovery, Motherhood, Postnatal Depression, Wellbeing

The journey into motherhood is as challenging as it is beautiful, bringing with it significant changes not only physically but also mentally. Recognising and supporting the mental health of new mothers is crucial, as highlighted in this podcast episode featuring Claire Andrews, a dedicated maternal child health nurse. Claire’s insights provide valuable guidance on navigating…

After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Forceps, Pelvic Floor, Pelvic Health, Wellbeing

In one of our latest episode on the Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery podcast, I discussed a topic that I often brushed under the carpet: pelvic floor birth trauma. Traditionally, society focusses on the joyful stories of birth, leaving the not-so-pleasant bits like pelvic floor issues a bit of a taboo. But it’s high time we…

fertility dietitian
Diet, Fertility, Motherhood, Pregnancy

Starting a family can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster, with lots of advice on what to do and what to eat. In this podcast episode, we got some clear advice from Mariam, a fertility dietitian, on how the right foods can help boost your fertility. Can a Nutritionist Help with Fertility? Yes, they can! Fertility…

pregnancy exercise for the first trimester
Exercise, Pregnancy, Wellbeing, Workouts

In this podcast episode, we discussed a common concern for expectant mothers, particularly those in their first trimester, regarding the safety of Pilates exercises, especially abdominal ones. We’ll delve into the key takeaways from this insightful discussion and explore the benefits of exercising during pregnancy, considerations for the first trimester, guidelines for safe workouts, and…

preparing for the 4th trimester
After Birth Recovery, Motherhood, Postnatal, Wellbeing

A Guide to Rest and Support As the joyful anticipation of welcoming a newborn into the world fills the air, it may be helpful for expectant mothers to shift their focus beyond the traditional three trimesters of pregnancy. The fourth trimester, often referred to as the postpartum period, is a critical phase that demands adequate…

New Year fitness goals
Exercise, Motherhood, Wellbeing

As we step into the dawn of a new year, there’s a natural inclination to embark on a journey of self-improvement. For many mums, whether navigating the joys of pregnancy or the postpartum stage, prioritising health and fitness goals takes centre stage. In this podcast episode, we dive into the intricacies of setting New Year…

How do I stay fit and active with a young family [Listener Question]
After Birth Recovery, Exercise, Wellbeing

Welcome back to another episode of the Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery podcast. Today I am addressing a common concern raised by one of our listeners—how to stay fit and active with a young family, particularly when managing the demands of a two-year-old and a six-month-old. As a physio and a mum who has been through…

Let's Sleep Baby
Baby, Baby Sleep, Conscious Parenting, Motherhood, Wellbeing

Introduction to Jasmin from Let’s Sleep, a baby sleep consultant from Melbourne Meet Jazz, a seasoned baby and toddler sleep consultant with a decade of experience as a midwife and maternal and child health nurse. Hailing from Melbourne, Jazz, a mother herself, shares her insights to help expecting parents navigate the intricacies of newborn sleep….

After Birth Recovery, Exercise, Motherhood, Pelvic Floor, Running, Wellbeing

Today, I share a personal episode that discusses my pelvic floor recovery after bringing three beautiful children into the world. As a physiotherapist, I’ve always been passionate about helping others on their wellness journey. But, as life would have it, I too face changes and challenges that I’m eager to be transparent about. The Turning…

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