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

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!

Let's Get Real With Postnatal Depression with Josie Smyth
Covid, Postnatal Depression

It is such a joyous occasion when you first get to bring your baby home. You start to experience life in a whole new way with this little person by your side and it is such a special time. But it can also be extremely overwhelming. You may experience emotions such as anxiety and depression…

How do I Protect My Pelvic Floor During Pregnancy?
Bowels, Pelvic Floor, Perineal Massage, Pregnancy

As a pelvic floor physio, I get asked a lot of questions from women wanting to know how to protect their pelvic floor during pregnancy.  I also work with many women who have already given birth and are needing to regain some strength in that all important area.  It can be daunting with so much…

Birth Story: Spilling The Milk with Brie
Breastfeeding, Childbirth, Epidural, Episiotomy, Hypnobirthing

I’m excited to introduce you to a special guest today.  It’s my first chat on this podcast with an every day mama with the intention of discussing the realities of pregnancy, birth and becoming a new mama. Brie is not only a new mama but also one of the founding members of FitNest Mama and…

5 Tips all Great Birth Partners Need with Rebecca McQueen
Childbirth

If you’re about to have a baby, this episode is absolutely one for you. Not only is it for you though, I highly suggest popping this episode into your birth partner’s ears so that they can get all the tips that are shared today. When you’re in labour, it can be difficult for your partner…

Mindfulness during Pregnancy with Bridget Murphy
Mindfulness, Postnatal, Pregnancy

Today I’m speaking with the lovely Bridget Murphy from The Truest You.  Bridget is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, meditation teacher and works to help women become the truest version of themselves.  Through 1-1 and online coaching, she guides women in creating healthier habits to manage stress and anxiety and avoid burnout.  Bridget is all…

5 Considerations For Exercising During Pregnancy
Exercise, Pregnancy

As a mum of 3 and physiotherapist working in women’s health, I understand that growing and birthing babies is a beautiful yet sometimes overwhelming experience.  During pregnancy and beyond, we undergo numerous changes and many women experience aches and pains they didn’t have before. In this episode, I share my top 5 tips on things…

4 Tips For Preparing To Breastfeed While Pregnant with Susie Prout
Breastfeeding, Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and perhaps a bit unsure about breastfeeding? You might be wondering whether there is anything that you can do to potentially help prepare for breastfeeding while still pregnant. Alternatively, perhaps you’re a second time pregnant mother, who didn’t have an amazing experience with breastfeeding the first time around, and you want to…

Would You Know What to do if Your Little One Was Choking with Nikki Jarcutz
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…

Childbirth, Induction, Pregnancy

For pregnant women, the idea of induction is one that might sound a little daunting and scary.  My guest today is here to shed some light on induction and how it can still be a natural and beautiful experience, with a little extra help to get things moving along. Birth with Beth shares ways which…

Why I started the FitNest Mama Podcast

Welcome to the first episode of the FitNest Mama podcast.  If you are pregnant or have recently had a baby, this podcast is for you.  We’ll be talking all things pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal recovery to equip you with the tools you need to stay healthy and active during and after pregnancy. In this episode,…

Welcome to the FitNest Mama Podcast banner

The FitNest Mama Podcast is coming soon!  If you’re looking for support and inspiration to keep healthy and active during pregnancy and beyond, this podcast is for you.  FitNest Mama is dedicated to helping you have a healthy pregnancy, confident childbirth and strong recovery.  As a mum of 3 young girls and physiotherapist working in…

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