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In Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, TV presenter and national best selling author Anna Williamson brings the no-nonsense conversation about parenthood and paternal mental health from her new book to life. In frank and open conversations with celebrity parenting pals and well-known bloggers, Anna covers anxiety, post-natal depression, loneliness, guilt, fertility and so much more. A perfect companion to any parent dealing with the ups and downs that life with little one’s brings....grab a cuppa and get ready to share in the tears, laughter and bucket load of honesty! @BreakingMadPod A Create Productions Podcast.

In Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, TV presenter and national best selling author Anna Williamson brings the no-nonsense conversation about parenthood and paternal mental health from her new book to life. In frank and open conversations with celebrity parenting pals and well-known bloggers, Anna covers anxiety, post-natal depression, loneliness, guilt, fertility and so much more. A perfect companion to any parent dealing with the ups and downs that life with little one’s brings....grab a cuppa and get ready to share in the tears, laughter and bucket load of honesty! @BreakingMadPod A Create Productions Podcast.
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In Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, TV presenter and national best selling author Anna Williamson brings the no-nonsense conversation about parenthood and paternal mental health from her new book to life. In frank and open conversations with celebrity parenting pals and well-known bloggers, Anna covers anxiety, post-natal depression, loneliness, guilt, fertility and so much more. A perfect companion to any parent dealing with the ups and downs that life with little one’s brings....grab a cuppa and get ready to share in the tears, laughter and bucket load of honesty! @BreakingMadPod A Create Productions Podcast.

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English


Episodes

Clio Wood on Post Birth Sex

6/11/2019
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On this week's Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, it's Clio Wood, founder of And Breathe, running post-natal retreats and events for frazzled new parents. Clio talks very openly about a huge range of subjects: hating pregnancy, birth fear, struggling to breastfeed, having therapy, having sex after birth, a too tight pelvic floor, birth trauma and post-partum rage. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new...

Duration:00:43:01

Clemmie Hooper on Being a Midwife

6/4/2019
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This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, it's a biggie. We have Clemmie Hooper, aka Mother of Daughters, joining Anna in the studio. Clemmie is mother of four, author, blogger, instamum and a practicing midiwife. Anna sat down with her to pick her brains on birth intervention, post-natal mental health, elective c-sections and birth reflections, as well as finding out how Mother of Daughters and Gas and Air Blog started, and being a shouty mum. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on...

Duration:00:43:09

Max Jennings on Getting Parents out the House

5/21/2019
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We're back after a break to bring you more Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, talking all things paternal mental health. This week we have co-founder of Hoop, Max Jennings on the podcast to chat all about how the app was started, the importance of finding activities to do with your kids, finding the confidence to find new events and friends, helping parents to get out the house, and advice on the work/life balance. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and...

Duration:00:37:26

Series 2 Coming soon!

5/13/2019
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We're back! Yes, Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast is back for a new series full of more brilliant stories from incredible Mums and Dads. We'll be covering everything from juggling work and kids, to breastfeeding; birth, to the baby blues - everything that comes hand in hand with having a little one and the thoughts and feelings it brings. Grab that cup of tea and get ready to share in the tears, laughter and honesty. Season 2 coming soon. A Create Production.

Duration:00:02:03

Hannah Barrett on It all Being too Much

1/22/2019
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This week Hannah Barrett, blogger and yoga teacher and enthusiast, joins Anna for Breaking Mum and Dad. Hannah speaks to Anna about her two-page birth plan, good births, PND, trying to hypnobirth with an anti-hypnobirthing midwife, having a baby in intensive care, therapy, pre and post-baby yoga and loneliness. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation...

Duration:00:37:45

Anna Whitehouse on Bonking with Intent

1/15/2019
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This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, we have journalist, broadcaster, podcaster, vlogger and the original mummy blogger, Anna Whitehouse a.k.a Mother Pukka with us this week. Anna talks to Anna about responsibilities on social media, finding out she was having a miscarriage whilst with her daughter at nursery, sitting in the hole with someone, the start of Motherpukka, nearly burning a flap off pre-birth, gusset support and flex appeal. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on...

Duration:00:47:06

Sergei Urban on Not being the Perfect Parent

1/8/2019
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This week we welcome Sergei Urban to Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast. Otherwise known as 'the Dad Lab', Sergei built his huge insta following by showing kids and parents fun activities and experiments to try out at home. Sergei chats to Anna about how the Dad Lab started, having two kids born on the same day but two years apart, supporting his wife, the technology debate, safety of kids on social media and raising bilingual children. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and...

Duration:00:36:06

Best of Breaking Mums

12/25/2018
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As it's Christmas, Anna is taking some time out to be with family, so this week, we have a best of special! Here are five of our lovely Mums from the year of Breaking Mum and Dad: Susie Verrill, Sarah Turner, Erin Smithers, Candice Brathwaite and Steph Douglas. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod. **** BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and...

Duration:01:04:56

Paul Tremain on Swapping Beers for Bedtime Stories

12/18/2018
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This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, we have another Dad of multiples! This week is the turn of Paul, a.k.a The Multidad. Paul chats to Anna all about finding out he's have three under three, dealing with premature twins in special care, getting to grips with a change of routine, generic twin questions and answers, the importance of flexible working and a disastrous fish pie. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the...

Duration:00:46:02

Chris and Katie Payne on it Taking Time for the Love to Kick in

12/11/2018
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We're multiples mad at the mo, and this week, having left the kids with Grandma for a well deserved break, Chris and Katie Payne a.k.a Triplet mum and dad of 4, join Anna down the line. Katie and Christ chat infertility struggles, the IVF postcode lottery, coming home with baby for the first time, not feeling an instant connection, knockbacks in their parenting journey, finding out they were having triplets, spending time in NICU, and the realities of heading home with three premature...

Duration:00:38:22

Alex Lewis on Choosing to Swim instead of Sink

12/4/2018
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This week it's another daddy! Alex Lewis and his wife Charlotte are the proud parents of four beautiful children - but three of them share a birthday! Yes this week, we're diving into the world of triplets! Alex lets Anna in on everything about embracing the situation, people's curiosity with multiples, the pressure of forced 'ovulation day' sex, trying to get pregnant, his sperm MOT, IVF, life with triplets and having another? Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do...

Duration:00:52:01

Jamie Day on Tinder for Dads

11/27/2018
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Jamie Day is a freelance writer, award winning blogger, fellow podcaster and Dad of two. Jamie joins Anna to chat mental health struggles, talking openly about depression, panic attacks and anxiety, his 'Man talk' podcast, meeting other dads and making the jump to go freelance and being the parent at home. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation...

Duration:00:38:23

Papa Pukka on Flexible Working

11/20/2018
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Matt Farquharson is a best-selling author of 'Parenting the sh*t out of life', father of two, husband to Mother Pukka (Anna), and best known as Papa Pukka! Matt chats to Anna about how Papa Pukka came about, Flex appeal- his campaign to make people aware of flexible working possibilities and advantages, his experience with miscarriage, the three kinds of dad, and the time his dog's butthole was fingered by a toddler, Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and...

Duration:00:45:46

Danielle Lloyd on Gender Selection

11/14/2018
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This week, we have Danielle Lloyd on the phone! Danielle talks us through her PND and how she turned to drink, how anti-depressants helped, wanting a girl after her four boys and her choice to undertake gender selection and getting laser treatment to help her incontinence following child-birth! Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation...

Duration:00:27:16

Time Out: How to Perk up your Day

11/9/2018
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Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you. Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring. This week, perk up your day with a bit of gratitude. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and...

Duration:00:02:13

Mel Johnson on Having a Baby Solo

11/6/2018
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This week it's the turn of the lovely Mel Johnson, a fellow life-coach, and a lady who always wanted to start a family, and eventually she did - solo. Mel tells Anna the story of how she came to have her daughter Daisy, her IVF journey, how she picked a sperm donor, pregnancy, birth a lovely receptionist and a big decision. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the...

Duration:00:52:41

Time Out: How to Take a Step Back

11/2/2018
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Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you. Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring. This week, we're taking a step back to reconnect with yourself. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every...

Duration:00:02:41

Jessica Cunningham on Having a Baby with a New Partner

10/30/2018
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This week, Apprentice star and mum of four, Jessica Cunningham joins us down the line! Jess chats to Anna all about handling 4 children, a tricky last year, teaching her kids to speak openly about their emotions, miscarriage and the guilt attached to it, having her fourth, but husband's first baby and rationing loo roll. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the...

Duration:00:28:49

Christine Armstrong on How to have Children and a Career and stay Sane-ish

10/23/2018
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Author and Anna's stable-mate, Christine Armstrong comes into the studio this week to discuss the quandary that often comes after kids - what happens when you go back to work? Christine chats all about what happened when she went back to work after having a baby, making big choices, social exclusion, Dads in the playground and trading a cooker for a blowie. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes...

Duration:00:35:32

Josie Barron on her Son's battle with Leukaemia

10/16/2018
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Josie Barron is superwoman, mum of 3 and founder of Mummy Social. Josie was scheduled to come in to talk to Anna months ago, when the podcast launched, but then there was a blip. Josie's son Dex was diagnosed with cancer. Now that the first intensive 8 months of treatment are over, Josie made it in to talk all about her experience. Josie tells Anna all about the last 8 months, starting with the discovery of Dexter's leukaemia. They talk about discovery, treatment, midnight pasta feasts, the...

Duration:00:40:10