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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. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

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. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit 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. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Help! My little one wakes at 5am every morning. Is there anything I can do? with Anna Knight

8/2/2022
Gi is back and talking 'sleep' with holistic sleeping coach and Founder of Sleeping Bunnies Anna Knight. The pair discuss why our babies sometimes struggle to nod off, how to remedy that, sleeping tips for parents and answer your listener questions. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:42:39

I need flexible working! How do I approach my employer? with Anna Whitehouse

7/26/2022
In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by Anna Whitehouse, author and founder of Mother Pukkaa, Anna and Gi discuss everything around flexible working - why we should have it, how to ask for it and answer your listener questions. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:26

'Baby Blues' Vs Postnatal depression. How can I tell the difference? with Dr Punam Krishan

7/19/2022
In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend', Gi begins to better understand postnatal depression with writer, TV presenter and NHS GP Dr Punam Krishan. The two discuss everything from normalising conversations around depression and how to cope with these feelings. Dr Punam is medically trained in this area, but she also suffered from postnatal depression and opens up about her experiences. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:44:16

My baby is 6 months old. How do we start weaning? with Charlotte Stirling-Reed

7/12/2022
This week on 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by registered nutritionist and best selling author Charlotte Stirling-Reed to talk about everything weaning! The pair discuss everything around eating habits, when to introduce foods and they answer your listener questions. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:40:24

When can I start exercising after giving birth? with Shakira Akabusi

7/5/2022
In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi dives into pre and postnatal health with fitness expert and public speaker Shakira Akabusi. The pair discuss everything from exercise to breastfeeding, recovery times to staying fit during pregnancy. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:42:14

How do I talk to my children about dying? with Anna Lyons & Louise Winter

6/28/2022
This week on Asking For A Friend, Gi is joined by End-of-Life Doula, Anna Lyons and progressive funeral director, Louise Winter to discuss how to navigate difficult conversations around death and illness. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:03

Am I a good enough parent? with Clemmie Telford

6/21/2022
This week on 'Asking For A Friend', Gi discusses Vulnerability with author of 'But Why?', Clemmie Telford. From answering difficult questions from kids to having an open conversation with yourself, Gi and Clemmie talk about feeling lost and when to ask for help. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:35:57

Am I Incontinent? with Emma Brockwell

6/14/2022
This week on 'Asking For A Friend' Gi discusses Pelvic Floor Health with founder of Pevic Roar and author of 'Why Did No One Tell Me?, Emma Brockwell. With tips on how to keep your pelvic floor healthy and your questions answered on everything from excercising when pregnant to urinary incontinence. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:38:13

Am I OK? with Stacie Swift

6/7/2022
In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by illustrator, mum and author of 'You Are Positively Awesome', Stacie Swift. The pair discuss everything around parental mental health, practising self love and answer your listener questions around wellbeing. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:26

What is Gut Health? with Dr Megan Rossi

5/31/2022
In our very first Asking For A Friend episode, Gi is joined by Dr Megan Rossi, a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with a PhD in gut health to discuss how the microbes in your stomach can impact the physical and mental health of mother and child. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:49

Introducing Asking For A Friend

5/24/2022
Introducing 'Happy Mum Happy Baby: Asking For A Friend', a brand new incarnation of the show where Gi will be speaking to leading parenting experts and asking your questions about the issues that affect us all through our parenting journeys. From your pelvic floor to mental health, weaning to bed-wetting and teething to trauma, we got it all covered. Make sure you submit your questions for our experts by heading over to Giovanna's socials! @mrsgifletcher Our GDPR privacy policy was updated...

Duration:00:01:29

Tom Daley

5/10/2022
In this week's episode, Giovanna is joined by none other than diving extraordinaire, and keen knitter, Tom Daley. The pair sit down to talk all things fatherhood and the ins and the outs of surrogacy. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:52:06

Dope Black Dads

5/3/2022
Joining Gi today is Marvyn from Dope Black Dads, an organisation that provides a safe space for fathers who wish to discuss their experiences of being black, a parent and masculinity in the modern world. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:54:22

Anna Mathur

4/26/2022
Psychotherapist, bestselling author of Mind Over Mother and mum to three, Anna Mathur is today's guest. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:46:26

DIY Dads

4/19/2022
Joining Gi today is James from the DIY Dads. He's a DIY lover, gardener and an advocate for LGBTQ+ parenting and adoptive families. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:51:57

Dr Rangan Chatterjee

4/12/2022
Today’s episode is all about improving health and happiness! Gi is joined by Dr Rangan Chatterjee, father of two, physician, author and podcast host of ‘Feel Better, Live More.’ Dr Chatterjee explores how his own childhood affects the way he parents and why he feels he’s a better person because of his children. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:52:13

Not a Fictional Mum

4/5/2022
Blogger and campaigner Not a Fictional Mum fights for equality and acceptance for all families. In 2019 she became a full-time mother to a son who just happens to be adopted. Gi hears about her experiences of IVF and adoption and learns why campaigning is so important to her. Please be aware, this episode contains discussion about miscarriage. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:55:31

Malorie Blackman

3/29/2022
BAFTA winner, author and former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman OBE is on the podcast! She speaks to Gi about her experience of miscarriage and raising her daughter who’s now in her 20s. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:39:48

Ben Anderson (The Diary of a Dad)

3/22/2022
Today Gi chats to co-founder and managing director of Musicalize and father of five Ben Anderson (AKA The Diary of a Dad.) Together they explore everything he’s learnt since becoming a dad- from placentas being delivered to the power of communication. Ben also talks about the very difficult experience of his twins being born at 21 weeks and passing away shortly after birth. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:01:31

Kate Lawler

3/15/2022
Gi is joined by former Big Brother housemate, host of podcast Maybe Baby, and drive-time presenter on Virgin Radio, Kate Lawler. Kate speaks about how turning 40 sparked a desire to have a child. After her baby Noa was born, Kate battled with feelings of resentment, frustration and loneliness that eventually turned into joy. As well as raising awareness of mental health struggles woman can face after giving birth, Kate's now focusing on spending time with her baby. Our GDPR privacy policy...

Duration:00:51:26