FitNest Mama PODCAST

A podcast created by Kath - a mum, perinatal physiotherapist, and founder of FitNest Mama, to help mamas from pregnancy to post-pregnancy with every challenge you may experience. Voted top 10 Apple Pregnancy Podcasts Australia.

OUR PODCAST

Welcome to the FitNest Mama Podcast!

In this podcast, we will cover the strategies to help you stay healthy and active during pregnancy, and confidently recover after childbirth, so that you can get back to your old (new) self, with a bubba by your side.

So, if you're pregnant, or you've recently had a baby, you've found your podcast! Subscribe to the podcast - we will have some fun!

Caesarean recovery with a toddler

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…

Positive Natural Birth Story
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

On the FitNest Mama Podcast, we have a range of different types of birth stories, including positive natural birth stories. And today I am chatting with a lovely FitNest Mama Member, Kiara about discussing her positive natural birth story and has an 8-week-old daughter Ruby. Kiara shares her beautiful birth story in this episode. Kiara…

Preparing for postpartum recovery with Postpartum Doula Cocoon by Naomi
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

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…

Pelvic Floor Friday #8: Pyramid Set
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

Welcome to the Pelvic Floor Friday session! Enjoy this Pyramid Pelvic Floor set to help mix things up and keep it interesting! Every week on a Friday, I talk you through a set of pelvic floor exercises. Then, our normal podcast episodes will be released every Tuesday. These episodes are short, these episodes are actionable,…

Hormones, Birth & Recovery
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

Well hello there, welcome to our 100th episode of the FitNest Mama Podcast! I’m really excited by today’s episode, because, for something a bit different, I am going to discuss my 3 biggest takeaways from doing these 100 podcast episodes. So from all the guest speakers we’ve had on board, I am going to share…

Pelvic Floor Friday #7 [Quality Lift]
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

Welcome back to the Pelvic Floor Friday session! Today, we are focussing on a quality pelvic floor lift. I am going to talk you through a few ways of imagining your pelvic floor, we are going to do a lovely lift together, and then focus on that full relaxation and release. So, although I am…

Birth Story: Emergency Caesarean, Breastfeeding Challenges, Egg Freezing with Liz
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

This c section birth story is with Liz who shares an honest recount of her emergency c-section due to a last-minute breech presentation. Liz shares her journey to becoming pregnant, including how she chose to freeze her eggs. Liz talked us through her c section step by step, which she reports was quite a positive…

Pelvic Floor Friday #6 [Standard Set]: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

Welcome back to the Pelvic Floor Friday session! Every week on a Friday, I talk you through a set of pelvic floor exercises. Then, our normal podcast episodes will be released every Tuesday. These episodes are short, these episodes are actionable, and are designed to just help you get it done and tick off your…

Baby Brain: How birth changes you from the inside out: Julia Jones from Newborn Mothers
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

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…

Pelvic Floor Friday #5 [Endurance]: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

Welcome back to the Pelvic Floor Friday session! Today we are focussing on ENDURANCE. Every week on a Friday, I talk you through a set of pelvic floor exercises. Then, our normal podcast episodes will be released every Tuesday. These episodes are short, these episodes are actionable, and are designed to just help you get…

Birth story SPiLLing THE MILK with Amy [Induction, first time mum, midwifery support]
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

Every few weeks we have a lovely birth story podcast on this series.  We aim to provide a diverse range of childbirth stories. Today’s birth story discusses an induction and midwifery support, and being a first time mum. Today’s birth story podcast episode is with Amy, a first time mum with a little boy. Amy…

Pelvic Floor Friday #4 [Relaxation]: Kath Baquie from FitNest Mama
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Floor

Welcome back to the Pelvic Floor Friday session! Every week on a Friday, I talk you through a set of pelvic floor exercises. Then, our normal podcast episodes will be released every Tuesday. These episodes are short, these episodes are actionable, and are designed to just help you get it done and tick off your…

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