Happy Mum Happy Baby

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...

  • 41 minutes 33 seconds
    Emma Gannon

    It’s something a little bit different on this week’s show. Giovanna’s guest is the bestselling author Emma Gannon, who is child-free by choice. 


    Emma opens up to Gi about her personal decision not to have children and the importance of finding supportive child-free friendships. They also talk about how choosing not to have kids doesn’t mean having to grow apart from your friends who do, plus the societal pressure put on women to experience motherhood.

     

    You can read more from Emma over on The Hyphen


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    11 June 2024, 5:00 am
  • 1 hour 5 minutes
    Louise Thompson (Part Two)

    Gi continues her conversation with Louise Thompson...


    This week Giovanna is joined by former Made in Chelsea star, author and businesswoman, Louise Thompson.


    Louise’s life changed when she suffered severe complications during the birth of her son Leo, which left her in Intensive Care. Since then she has suffered with PTSD and continued health problems, resulting in recently being fitted with a stoma bag.


    This is the second part of Louise’s candid conversation with Gi where she describes the impact her experiences have had on her mental health whilst also coming to terms with the challenges of motherhood.


    Trigger Warning: This episode contains discussions around subjects including traumatic birth and PTSD. If you feel this may be a difficult listen, please choose another episode.


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    4 June 2024, 5:02 am
  • 55 minutes 27 seconds
    Louise Thompson (Part One)

    This week Giovanna is joined by former Made in Chelsea star, author and businesswoman, Louise Thompson.


    Louise’s life changed when she suffered severe complications during the birth of her son Leo, which left her in Intensive Care. Since then she has suffered with PTSD and continued health problems, resulting in recently being fitted with a stoma bag.


    This is the first part of Louise’s candid conversation with Gi where she describes the impact her experiences have had on her mental health whilst also coming to terms with the challenges of motherhood.


    Trigger Warning: This episode contains discussions around subjects including traumatic birth and PTSD. If you feel this may be a difficult listen, please choose another episode.


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    4 June 2024, 5:00 am
  • 1 hour 37 seconds
    Paul C Brunson
    Today on Happy Mum Happy Baby, Gi is joined by TV presenter, relationship expert, entrepreneur, father and husband, Paul C Brunson. Paul is well known for his work on shows such as Celebs Go Dating and MAFS and on this week's episode, Gi has the absolute pleasure of hearing about Paul's own relationship with his wife Jill and their two sons, Liam and Kingston. They discuss moving children abroad, homeschooling, raising boys and much more!

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    28 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 42 minutes 2 seconds
    Why isn’t my child talking yet? Parenting SOS with Emma Pomroy
    On this month's Parenting SOS, Gi is joined by leading Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist, Emma Pomroy. Learning to communicate and express yourself isn’t something that comes naturally to all children. and Emma is passionate about enabling parents and families with the tools to make all children confident and competent communicators. As always on Parenting SOS, we'll be answering our communities' questions with this month's focus on language and speech development.

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    21 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 56 minutes 6 seconds
    Janette Manrara & Aljaž Škorjanec
    Its strictly babies this week as Giovanna is joined by everyone's favourite dancers, Janette Manrara & Aljaž Škorjanec. Janette and Aljaz discuss life with their baby girl, Lyra, Janette's journey back to the dancefloor post caesarean section and Aljaz's role as a hands on super dad!

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    14 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 50 minutes 17 seconds
    Jenni Falconer
    This week, Giovanna is joined by TV and Radio presenter Jenni Falconer. Jenni is host of 'Runpod' and came into the studio days after completing the London Marathon! They discuss Jenni's beautiful relationship with her daughter, Ella as well as remembering Jenni's journey back to running post birth.

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    7 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 34 minutes 39 seconds
    Jessica Urlichs
    This week, Gi's guest is the inspirational and award winning author, poet and mother, Jessica Urlichs. Jessica Urlichs is a bestselling author ("From One Mother To Another" and writes about the "beautiful messy" of motherhood and life. Jessica and Gi discuss her approach to writing and life with her 3 young children.

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    30 April 2024, 5:00 am
  • 30 minutes 58 seconds
    Audrey from The Receipts podcast

    We love it when guests bring their baby onto the show, and this week, Audrey from The Receipts podcast is in the studio with her baby girl!

    Audrey discusses not enjoying pregnancy, always wanting to be a mum and perceptions of Motherhood.


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    23 April 2024, 5:00 am
  • 44 minutes 53 seconds
    Sleep Support 101
    On this month's episode of Parenting SOS, Gi is joined by Eve Squires and Gemma Fryer, founders of Calm and Bright Sleep Support and authors of 'Love To Sleep'. Eve and Gemma are THE Sleep Support Specialists and are here to answer all of your sleep related conundrums! Eve & Gem talk about why sleep training has such a bad rep, the impact of sleep deprivation on our mental and physical health and what we can do about it. They deep dive into our community’s questions, covering topics from night wakes to night feeds, the dynamics of siblings sharing rooms and much more!

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    16 April 2024, 5:00 am
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
    Louise Boyce (aka Mama Still Got It)

    This week Giovanna is joined by mum of 3, multi award winning content creator, Sunday Times Best Selling Author and model, Louise Boyce aka Mama Still Got It.

    Its a truly wonderful conversation about the joys of birth and Motherhood with possibly the best Letter on Motherhood we've ever heard!


    'Mama Still Got it!’ by Louise Boyce is out in paperback, £9.99, published by Harper Collins

    www.waterstones.com


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    8 April 2024, 5:00 am
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