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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 mothers, Gi discusses all aspects of being a mum - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. In contrast to the mothering manuals that preach perfect parenting, Gi calls for parents to pat themselves on the back for trying their best and to recognise that everyone does things differently. Covering topics from IVF, to anxiety, hypnobirthing to breastfeeding, body shaming to raising twins - this podcast is essential listening for any parent seeking solidarity and support. Series launches on September 5th 2017.

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 mothers, Gi discusses all aspects of being a mum - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. In contrast to the mothering manuals that preach perfect parenting, Gi calls for parents to pat themselves on the back for trying their best and to recognise that everyone does things differently. Covering topics from IVF, to anxiety, hypnobirthing to breastfeeding, body shaming to raising twins - this podcast is essential listening for any parent seeking solidarity and support. Series launches on September 5th 2017.
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United Kingdom

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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 mothers, Gi discusses all aspects of being a mum - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. In contrast to the mothering manuals that preach perfect parenting, Gi calls for parents to pat themselves on the back for trying their best and to recognise that everyone does things differently. Covering topics from IVF, to anxiety, hypnobirthing to breastfeeding, body shaming to raising twins - this podcast is essential listening for any parent seeking solidarity and support. Series launches on September 5th 2017.

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English


Episodes

Exploring play with Fisher-Price

5/8/2018
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In this special bonus episode of the podcast, Gi is joined by Play expert Amanda Gummer, Vlogger Charlotte Taylor and Let Toys Be Toys campaigner Jess Day to explore the importance of letting kids be kids through play.

Duration:00:35:29

Jo Malone

5/1/2018
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Gi is joined by Jo Malone MBE, Founder of Jo Loves to discuss overcoming sickness pre and post birth, building a business empire whilst building a family and being a mum to a teenage boy.

Duration:00:42:12

Angela Scanlon

4/24/2018
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Giovanna is joined by new mum, TV and radio host, Angela Scanlon to discuss the first few weeks of life with her daughter, Ruby.

Duration:00:38:10

Susie Verrill

4/17/2018
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This week's guest is parenting, lifestyle and fashion blogger, Susie Verrill. Gi and Susie discuss being mums to boys and mums supporting eachother on social media.

Duration:00:40:23

Fleur De Force

4/10/2018
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Gi is joined this week by beauty blogger and new mum, Fleur De Force to discuss what to put in your maternity bag and how to deal with those first few months.

Duration:00:32:40

Alex Jones

4/3/2018
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The One Show's Alex Jones joins Gi this week to chat breastfeeding, baby groups and going back to work.

Duration:00:42:41

Emma Freud

3/27/2018
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Mother, producer, broadcaster and RedNoseDay director, Emma Freud joins GI this week to talk about being a mum of four, being entertained by teenagers and juggling work and motherhood.

Duration:00:44:00

Kimberley Walsh

3/20/2018
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This week, Gi is joined by actress, singer, songwriter and Girls Aloud member, Kimberly Walsh. Gi and Kimberly discuss body image, breastfeeding and their boisterous play dates!

Duration:00:47:24

Elle Wright & Michelle Cottle

3/13/2018
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This week on the podcast, Gi speaks about baby loss with Elle Wright and Michelle Cottle. MIchelle and Elle share their experiences and thoughts on life, pregnancy and parenting after loss on their brilliant blogs Feathering The Empty nest and Dear Orla and talk to Gi about how to navigate life when the plan doesn't go to plan.

Duration:00:55:07

Ant Middleton

3/6/2018
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This week, Gi is joined by Ant Middleton - ex-elite forces operator, adventurer and father of five. The SAS: Who Dares Wins instructor discusses leaving his family for long periods of time, almost missing the birth of his son and finally letting his emotions in.

Duration:00:38:23

Davina McCall

2/27/2018
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Season 2 kicks off with the lovely Davina McCall who joins Gi to talk birthing experiences, body image, mum guilt and how she juggles being one of the Uk's best loved TV presenters alongside being a mum.

Duration:00:47:56

Tom Fletcher

11/7/2017
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In the final episode of this series Gi is joined by her husband and McFly frontman Tom Fletcher to discuss parenting from a father's perspective. They discuss their experiences as a hypnobirthing couple, bonding struggles, and being a dad on tour. Happy mum, happy dad?

Duration:00:53:04

Fearne Cotton

10/31/2017
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TV and radio presenter Fearne Cotton talks to Giovanna about finding happiness as a mum, negotiating the pressures of other people’s standards, and breastfeeding in public.

Duration:00:39:49

Sarah Turner AKA The Unmumsy Mum

10/24/2017
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This week, Gi is joined in the studio by the Unmumsy Mum herself, Sarah Turner to discuss expectations verses reality, the importance of honesty and wanting a girl in a brood of boys.

Duration:00:33:35

Paige Toon

10/17/2017
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Author Paige Toon joins Giovanna to discuss writing books whilst having babies, hoe much breastfeeding can hurt and taking little ones on planes.

Duration:00:33:42

Clemmie Hooper

10/10/2017
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Author, midwife and mother of daughters Clemmie Hooper joins Gi to talk about her work in the delivery room, hypnobirthing, and her own pregnancies (including twins!).

Duration:00:43:37

Rochelle Humes

10/3/2017
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Rochelle Humes joins Gi this week to discuss mum guilt, umbilical cords and placenta capsules.

Duration:00:39:08

Izzy Judd

9/26/2017
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This week, Giovanna is joined by fellow McFly mum, Izzy Judd. Izzy talks openly and honestly about the reality of dealing with fertility struggles and having IVF as well as becoming a mum for the second time.

Duration:00:39:08

Frankie Bridge

9/19/2017
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Frankie Bridge joins Giovanna this week to discuss being a mum to two boys, body confidence and severe morning sickness.

Duration:00:39:34

Jo Elvin

9/12/2017
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Gi is joined by Jo Elvin, Editor-in-Chief of British Glamour to discuss the realties of being a working mum, adjusting to life with a newborn and not enjoying baby classes.

Duration:00:33:53