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In the Happy Mum, Happy Baby Podcast, Giovanna Fletcher continues the conversation about motherhood she began in her bestselling book of the same title. In a series of frank and warm conversations with other high-profile mums and dads, Gi discusses all aspects of parenthood - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. There is no such thing as the perfect parent, and we’re all simply doing our best, something Giovanna fully encourages. It’s time to stop comparing ourselves and champion each other instead. Each episode is truly unique yet unifying. No topic is out of bounds, therefore this podcast is essential listening for any parent seeking solidarity and support. A Pixiu production. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

In the Happy Mum, Happy Baby Podcast, Giovanna Fletcher continues the conversation about motherhood she began in her bestselling book of the same title. In a series of frank and warm conversations with other high-profile mums and dads, Gi discusses all aspects of parenthood - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. There is no such thing as the perfect parent, and we’re all simply doing our best, something Giovanna fully encourages. It’s time to stop comparing ourselves and champion each other instead. Each episode is truly unique yet unifying. No topic is out of bounds, therefore this podcast is essential listening for any parent seeking solidarity and support. A Pixiu production. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Carrie Hope Fletcher

2/27/2024
This week Gi finds out all about her future niece! Actress and author Carrie Hope Fletcher - aka Gi’s sister-in-law - discusses her pregnancy journey and how she feels about becoming a first time mum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:31:18

A Guide To Neonatal Intensive Care

2/20/2024
What is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit? And what can you expect if your baby is taken in? On this month's Parenting SOS, Gi meets the clinical psychologist Dr Frankie Harrison, to drill down on the facts of NICU and what parents can do to make this experience less scary. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:34:39

Mia McKenna-Bruce

2/13/2024
Gi speaks to the actress Mia McKenna-Bruce - star of the new coming-of-age film How To Have Sex - on mum guilt, episiotomies and rocking the red carpet pregnant. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:38:03

Oti Mabuse

2/6/2024
We're back with a brand new season! And what better way to kick it off than hearing from Britain's favourite dancing queen Oti Mabuse, who has just become a first time mum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:21

Gi's favourites: Chris and Rosie Ramsey

1/30/2024
In the last episode of Giovanna's favourite repeats, we hear from Chris and Rosie Ramsey - the dynamic comedy duo behind Sh**ged Married Annoyed. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:11:09

Navigating Parental Wellbeing with NSPCC and T’Nia Miller

1/23/2024
Parenting SOS is back! Every month, Gi will be delving deep into the topics you care most about, and the questions you need answered. This week is Parent Mental Health Day, and to mark the occasion we explore the ways you can protect your mental well-being throughout parenthood. Gi speaks to NSPCC Local Campaigns Manager Emma Motherwell and actor T'Nia Miller, a campaigns ambassador at the NSPCC, to find out how the charity is supporting mums and dads. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:35:30

Gi's favourites: Jeff Brazier

1/16/2024
As team Happy Mum Happy Baby prepares for a brand new season, we hear some of Gi's favourite interviews from the past 7 years. This week we hear from TV presenter Jeff Brazier about raising his two sons. This episode was originally recorded in 2019, ten years on from the tragic passing of Jade Goody - mother to Jeff's two boys. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:58:04

Gi's favourites: Jeff Brazier

1/16/2024
All this month, we're bringing back some of Gi's favourite episodes from across the years. This week we hear from TV presenter Jeff Brazier about raising his two sons. This episode was originally recorded in 2019, ten years on from the tragic passing of Jade Goody - mother to Jeff's two boys. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:58:04

Gi's favourites: Tom Fletcher

1/9/2024
As team Happy Mum Happy Baby prepares for a brand new season, we hear some of Gi's favourite interviews from the past 7 years. This week, originally recorded in season 1 back in 2017, its Gi's other half, Tom Fletcher! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:54:05

Mike & Alison Battle (Mr & Mrs Lapland)

12/19/2023
It's Christmas! and to celebrate, Gi is joined by Mike and Alison Battle aka Mr and Mrs Lapland. Mike and Alison have set up the UK's biggest Christmas wonderland and they join Gi to discuss the magic of Christmas. Mike and Alison have four sons who are now all in their twenties and they recall each birth story as well as how their roles as parents have changed over the years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:53:31

Mike & Alison Battle (Mr & Mrs Lapland)

12/19/2023
It's Christmas! and to celebrate, Gi is joined by Mike and Alison Battle aka Mr and Mrs Lapland. Mike and Alison have set up the UK's biggest Christmas wonderland and they join Gi to discuss the magic of Christmas. Mike and Alison have four sons who are now all in their twenties and they recall each birth story as well as how their roles as parents have changed over the years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:53:31

Harry & Izzy Judd Part 2

12/15/2023
Gi continues the conversation with her close friends, Harry and Izzy Judd with a special focus on well-being for the whole family. A big thanks to Zarbee’s and Boots for partnering with us on this special bonus episode. The whole range of Zarbee’s kind and effective Cough Relief & Immune Support products are available in Boots, the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:29:04

Harry & Izzy Judd Part 2

12/15/2023
Gi continues the conversation with her close friends, Harry and Izzy Judd with a special focus on well-being for the whole family. A big thanks to Zarbee’s and Boots for partnering with us on this special bonus episode. The whole range of Zarbee’s kind and effective Cough Relief & Immune Support products are available in Boots, the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:29:04

Harry & Izzy Judd

12/12/2023
This week Giovanna is joined by her good friends, Harry and Izzy Judd. Harry is the drummer in McFly and Izzy is an author and mindfulness practitioner. The Judd's have 3 children, Lola, Kit and Lockie. The couple discuss the different journeys they've been on with their children's births including Izzy's journey with IVF. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:55:00

Harry & Izzy Judd

12/12/2023
This week Giovanna is joined by her good friends, Harry and Izzy Judd. Harry is the drummer in McFly and Izzy is an author and mindfulness practitioner. The Judd's have 3 children, Lola, Kit and Lockie. The couple discuss the different journeys they've been on with their children's births including Izzy's journey with IVF. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:55:00

Zoe Hardman

12/5/2023
This week Gi is joined by TV presenter and Heart FM DJ Zoe Hardman. Zoe discusses being step mum to Isla and mum to Kit and Luna and also opens up about her journey with early menopause. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:02:38

Josh Patterson

11/28/2023
Gi is joined by Josh Patterson, former "Made in Chelsea" star and now an ultra-endurance athlete and mental health advocate. In this episode, he candidly discusses the ups and downs of his journey, from his days in the spotlight to becoming a dad. He opens up about co-parenting, the dynamics of a blended family, and the importance of creating a positive, supportive environment for his daughter, India. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:01:28

Coleen Rooney

11/21/2023
Gi is joined by Coleen Rooney, well-known TV personality and author, and the wife of famous footballer Wayne Rooney. As a mum of four, Coleen gives us a peek into her life, especially after the buzz of her recent documentary and book release. She opens up about the ups and downs of being in the spotlight and how her upbringing influences her parenting style. Coleen doesn't shy away from tough topics, sharing her experiences with miscarriages and the emotional rollercoaster that came with them. Throughout the episode, she emphasises the importance of routine, giving individual attention to each child, and learning through the journey of motherhood. 'My Account' by Coleen Rooney is out now, and her documentary, 'Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story,' is streaming on Disney Plus. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:59:47

Charlotte Crosby

11/14/2023
Gi is joined by reality TV star Charlotte Crosby. Now engaged and a mum to little Alba, Charlotte gets real about her life and motherhood journey. She opens up about her tough experience with an ectopic pregnancy and how it changed her outlook on life and motherhood. Charlotte also shares why choosing a C-section for Alba’s birth was the right call for her. Plus, she talks about how she's nailing the mum-life balance, handling motherhood and her bustling career with surprising ease. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:14

Louisa Lytton

11/7/2023
Gi is joined by Louisa Lytton, a talented actress known for her roles in hit British TV shows like "EastEnders" and "The Bill." Louisa's world took a turn when she stepped into the journey of pregnancy and motherhood, all while keeping up with her bustling acting career. Juggling these roles wasn't without its challenges, and the pressure of her job only added to the mix. Amidst all this, Louisa's story is one of joy and resilience. In this episode, she opens up about her time on "EastEnders," revealing heartwarming stories of support from her co-stars and talking honestly about the guilt and internal struggle faced by many mums-to-be caught between their careers and exciting changes ahead. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:50:38