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Welcome to Mum Truths, a Podcast series brought to you by MummyPages, Ireland's biggest online community of mums. Each week we will share some of the real-life, but not often discussed, moments of truth that all mums experience on their journey through pregnancy and parenthood. Don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with all of your friends. And if you'd like to get in touch please email us at: mumtruths@mummypages.ie

Welcome to Mum Truths, a Podcast series brought to you by MummyPages, Ireland's biggest online community of mums. Each week we will share some of the real-life, but not often discussed, moments of truth that all mums experience on their journey through pregnancy and parenthood. Don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with all of your friends. And if you'd like to get in touch please email us at: mumtruths@mummypages.ie
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Welcome to Mum Truths, a Podcast series brought to you by MummyPages, Ireland's biggest online community of mums. Each week we will share some of the real-life, but not often discussed, moments of truth that all mums experience on their journey through pregnancy and parenthood. Don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with all of your friends. And if you'd like to get in touch please email us at: mumtruths@mummypages.ie

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Episodes

16: Episode 16 - Sinead Ryan, Consumer Expert shares her car buying tips

8/20/2019
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In this episode, Laura chats with Sinead Ryan, a well respected consumer expert to get her tips on buying a family car. From consumer law to finance, Sinead shares her knowledge to help parents get the best deal when changing their car.

Duration:00:23:39

15: Episode 15 - Eddie Cunningham & Gillian Keogh, two of Ireland's best known motoring experts offer advice on buying a family car

5/6/2019
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In this episode, Laura talks to her guests about choosing the perfect car for your family. Listeners will glean some insightful hints and tips when it comes to buying your new or new-to-you family car. Learn how to bag the best deal and whether the green motoring options really are the best option for the future.

Duration:00:39:40

14: Episode 14 - Erica Hargaden is a Certified Child Sleep Consultant offering tailored support solutions for families.

4/15/2019
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Erica Hargaden is a Certified Child Sleep Consultant who offers parents tailored support solutions to their children's sleep problems through her consultancy - Babogue. In this episode, Laura and Erica discuss the main sleep issues that arise with infants and the mistakes parents often make in their desperation to get their child to sleep. Drawing on Erica's extensive experience working with families to resolve children's sleep issues, Laura discovers the importance of developing healthy...

Duration:00:48:49

13: Episode 13 - Judith McAdam author, life coach, and alternative medicine practitioner helping mums find their true path through life.

4/3/2019
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In this episode, Laura chats to Judith about the challenges facing mums as their lives change direction after children. Drawing from all of Judith's experience and specialist skills, Laura explores some tips and strategies for navigating motherhood and mapping out your daily journey so that you can achieve your life and career goals for a fulfilling and happy life.

Duration:01:00:08

12: Episode 12 - Dr. Rhona Mahony talks maternal health and her 7-years running Ireland’s busiest maternity hospital - Holles St

12/21/2018
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After a 7-year term and just days before her tenure finishes, Dr. Rhona Mahony shares her experience as the first female Master of the National Maternity Hospital. In this episode, Rhona tells us what it has been like running Ireland’s busiest maternity hospital in Holles St during our nation’s biggest baby boom, and time of unprecedented change in maternal care. Speaking exclusively to MummyPages just days before she hands over the baton to a new Master, the mum of four shares her insights...

Duration:00:54:40

11: Episode 11 - Niall Breslin tells us about the inspiration for his first children's book to help children explore difficult emotions and face their fears.

12/12/2018
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In this episode, Bressie chats all things children's mental health and brings us on the journey of his first children's book main character, little Freddie, and his very important magic moment. Bressie shares his own insights from being a child who struggled with anxiety and discusses some techniques as to how parents can help their children explore their feelings in a safe and empowering way.

Duration:00:46:08

10: Episode 10 - Victoria Smurfit and daughter Evie discuss life in the face of adversity and living with a life limiting condition.

11/16/2018
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In this episode, Laura chats to our very own Hollywood actress Victoria Smurfit and her daughter Evie about her diagnosis with a life limiting sight loss condition. Victoria shares her parenting journey from diagnosis to one of action in finding new treatments and ultimately a cure powered by greater investment in research. Working with Fighting Blindness, Victoria and her daughter Evie, who recently turned 14 years old, hope to inform and inspire others who may be living with the rare...

Duration:00:38:35

9: Episode 9 - Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death with Caroline Smith

10/30/2018
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Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death. Listen to one mum's story and her fight to get her son recognised by the State. In this episode, Laura chats to Caroline Smith, one of our MummyPages mums who tragically lost her son Stephen, 20-weeks into pregnancy. Caroline shares intimate details of her family's personal journey of bereavement in the hope that it may help others. Also a volunteer with Feileacain - the National Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland; Caroline...

Duration:00:46:06

8: Episode 8 - Helping an anxious or upset child with Clinical Child Psychologist Mark Smyth

10/24/2018
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Helping an anxious, overwhelmed or upset child. Hear advice from Clinical Child Psychologist and Dad of three Mark Smyth. In this episode, Laura chats to Clinical Child Psychologist, Mark Smyth about emotional stresses experienced by children today and how parents can best help their children to develop coping strategies and resilience. Mark discusses his contributing role to a new children's book aimed at children aged between 9 and 11\. The book "Headbomz, Wreckin’ Yer Head" encourages...

Duration:00:49:24

7: Episode 7 - Children's Developmental Milestone Advice from Paediatric Consultant, Turlough Bolger

10/10/2018
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Children's developmental milestone advice from Paediatric Consultant, Turlough Bolger. What to look out for in the early years and the steps to take if you are worried. In this episode, Laura discusses the important developmental milestones that infants and children should achieve from birth to age 5 years with Paediatric Consultant, Turlough Bolger. Get advice as to how you can help your child achieve their full potential and what you can do if you have any concerns regarding their...

Duration:01:02:00

6: Episode 6 - Diet and Nutrition with Paediatric Dietician Cathy Monaghan

9/26/2018
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The impact of diet and nutrition in childhood, including the effect it has on medical conditions and disorders, with Paediatric Dietician Cathy Monaghan. In this episode, Laura talks through many of the everyday feeding challenges faced by parents trying to provide healthy meals to their growing children. Hear expert advice from Paediatric Dietician Cathy Monaghan, along with one mum's story as to how she manages her child's limited food preferences associated with his diagnosis of Asperger...

Duration:00:47:10

5: Episode 5 - Exploring Skin Conditions including Eczema, Psoriasis and Acne in Children & Teens, with Dr Sinead Murphy.

9/14/2018
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In this episode, Laura discusses the common skin conditions that can present themselves in babies, children and teens. Listen to expert medical advice from Paediatric consultant Dr. Sinead Murphy and the real-life mum story of managing a child with Eczema, which evolved into a new product innovation to help other children. #mumtruths

Duration:00:39:32

4: Episode 4 - Dealing with Colic and Reflux, with Dr Sinead Murphy

9/7/2018
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In this episode, Laura explores the issues of Colic and Reflux in babies. With expert medical advice from Paediatric consultant Dr. Sinead Murphy and the real-life mum stories from two of our MummyPages mums, this is a must-listen for any new mum.

Duration:00:53:11

3: Episode 3 - The importance of Play, with psychotherapist Joanna Fortune

8/30/2018
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In this episode, Laura is joined by clinical psychotherapist Joanna Fortune and founder of the Solamh Parent Child Relationship Clinic. Learn how Joanna's unique practice of just 15-minutes of mindful play between you and your child can effectively address the common behavioural issues you will meet as your child grows.

Duration:00:48:08

2: Episode 2 - Managing the Work/Life balance, with TV presenter Laura Woods

8/30/2018
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In this episode, Suzanne is joined by TV presenter, Laura Woods and mum of two. Listen to some #mumtruths as Laura reveals how life as a working mum on screen, is not as glamorous as we might think!

Duration:00:26:53

1: Episode 1 - Raising a Teen and Toddler, with comic Emma Doran

8/30/2018
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In this episode, Laura is joined by Irish stand-up comic, Emma Doran and mum of three. Prepare for some honest #mumtruths about life as a mum to a teenage girl and two small boys, along with a few giggles too.

Duration:00:27:18

1: Introduction to Mum Truths

8/29/2018
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Meet Laura Erskine, mum of two (almost 3) and the Mum-in-Residence for MummyPages and Suzanne Kane, broadcaster and more importantly mum of two little people. In this short introduction to #mumtruths the brand new Podcast series brought to you by MummyPages, Laura and Suzanne discuss the honesty sometimes lacking in the sharing of our collective parenting journey, and also invite mums (and dads) to share their personal parenting insights and experiences with our listeners. Don't forget to...

Duration:00:12:40