97 episodes

‘Middee’ the podcast is a platform created by Monique Maitland, a Melbourne based Midwife / Nurse, founder of The Middee Society and host of ‘Middee’ the podcast: A modern-day midwifery, pre and post natal community education initiative.

'Middee' the podcast has been designed to provide soon-to-be parents, current parents and everyday Women and Men with vital midwifery education in a fun, light-hearted and informative way. Providing education covering pre-conception care, pregnancy, labour & birth, birth stories postpartum & midwifery tips. Offering my own education as well as speaking with noteworthy healthcare professionals or remarkable every day individuals - being new Mummas and Fathers, who share with me their experiences into parenthood. Together we unpack all the weird and wonderful pregnancy tales and postpartum questions and discuss the honest and unspoken truths - where our speakers share with us what they wished they had known before becoming a parent.

Talking all things tits, bits, spew & poo and did I mention more ...poo.

Middee | Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Education Monique Maitland

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 93 Ratings

‘Middee’ the podcast is a platform created by Monique Maitland, a Melbourne based Midwife / Nurse, founder of The Middee Society and host of ‘Middee’ the podcast: A modern-day midwifery, pre and post natal community education initiative.

'Middee' the podcast has been designed to provide soon-to-be parents, current parents and everyday Women and Men with vital midwifery education in a fun, light-hearted and informative way. Providing education covering pre-conception care, pregnancy, labour & birth, birth stories postpartum & midwifery tips. Offering my own education as well as speaking with noteworthy healthcare professionals or remarkable every day individuals - being new Mummas and Fathers, who share with me their experiences into parenthood. Together we unpack all the weird and wonderful pregnancy tales and postpartum questions and discuss the honest and unspoken truths - where our speakers share with us what they wished they had known before becoming a parent.

Talking all things tits, bits, spew & poo and did I mention more ...poo.

    Lactation mini series: Weaning your baby with expert Courtney Garland

    Lactation mini series: Weaning your baby with expert Courtney Garland

    Welcome to our expert lactation mini series, a five part series where we're diving deep into the world of lactation.
    Throughout this mini series I sit down with some of the best experts within the lactation space where we focus on the crucial aspects of breastfeeding.
    Aiming to educate, empower & provide you with confidence to navigate your feeding journey at wherever point that may be. 
    In today's episode I sit down with Founder of lactation consultant, sleep consultant & founder of Mamalinc Courtney Garland where we discuss the ins & outs of weaning.
    Within this episode you will learn: 

    What is weaning?

    How do you wean?

    What happens to your breasts when weaning?

    Most common challenges when weaning?

     How do you know if your baby is starting to wean?

     Looking after yourself when weaning ?

    Increasing supply - if regretful of weaning?

    • 37 min
    Lactation mini series: Mastitis - what is it & how do we manage it? With Elise + Katie founders of Your Two Jugs

    Lactation mini series: Mastitis - what is it & how do we manage it? With Elise + Katie founders of Your Two Jugs

    Welcome to our expert lactation mini series, a five part series where we're diving deep into the world of lactation.


    Throughout this mini series I sit down with some of the best experts within the lactation space where we focus on the crucial aspects of breastfeeding.


    Aiming to educate, empower & provide you with confidence to navigate your feeding journey at wherever point that may be. 


    In today's episode I sit down with Founders of Your Two Jugs Elise + Katie where we discuss the world of mastitis.

    Within this episode you will learn:


    What is mastitis?
    Causes of mastitis
    Signs of mastitis
    Treatment of mastitis - holistic vs medicalised approach
    Red flags to look out for
    Debunking common mastitis myths

    Join me next week for our final episode of 2023 where we are talking all things weaning.

    • 51 min
    Lactation mini series: Breastfeeding challenges & how to navigate them (engorgement, nipple damage, over/under supply, nipple vasospasm & thrush)

    Lactation mini series: Breastfeeding challenges & how to navigate them (engorgement, nipple damage, over/under supply, nipple vasospasm & thrush)

    Today's episode is brought to you by NipCo
    Welcome to our expert lactation mini series, a five part series where we're diving deep into the world of lactation.
    Throughout this mini series I sit down with some of the best experts within the lactation space where we focus on the crucial aspects of breastfeeding.
    Aiming to educate, empower & provide you with confidence to navigate your feeding journey at wherever point that may be. 
    In today's episode, I chat with Kate Bird from Lactamo where we discuss some of the most common breastfeeding challenges. Throughout this episode Kate offers practical tips aimed to empower you when navigating these challenges. Some of the challenges we discuss are:
    - engorgement
    - nipple damage
    - implementing a nipple shield
    - over/under supply
    - nipple vasospasm
    - nipple thrush

    Join us next week on the pod where we will be chatting all things mastitis!
    Today's podcast episode is brought to you by Nipco - a maternity bra that’s designed to support you through whatever feeding journey you may be in. 
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    • 51 min
    Lactation mini series: Breastfeeding in the first week - what can you expect? With Lactation Consultant Kate Bird

    Lactation mini series: Breastfeeding in the first week - what can you expect? With Lactation Consultant Kate Bird

    Welcome to our expert lactation mini series, a five part series where we're diving deep into the world of lactation.

    Throughout this mini series I sit down with some of the best experts within the lactation space where we focus on the crucial aspects of breastfeeding.

    Aiming to educate, empower & provide you with confidence to navigate your feeding journey at wherever point that may be. 

    In today's episode, I chat with Kate Bird from Lactamo where we explore what breastfeeding can look like in the first week. Including what can you expect & what's normal newborn behavior? We'll address these questions and more, providing you with insights that will help you navigate those early days with confidence.

    Join Kate and I again next week where we talk about breastfeeding challenges. For many their feeding journey isn't always smooth sailing and that's okay. We will be discussing some of the common challenges in breastfeeding as well as offering practical tips to overcome them.

    • 45 min
    Lactation mini series: Breast changes in pregnancy & how to best prepare for your breastfeeding journey with Kate Bird

    Lactation mini series: Breast changes in pregnancy & how to best prepare for your breastfeeding journey with Kate Bird

    Welcome to our expert lactation mini series, a five part series where we're diving deep into the world of lactation.

    Throughout this mini series I sit down with some of the best experts within the lactation space where we focus on the crucial aspects of breastfeeding.

    Aiming to educate, empower & provide you with confidence to navigate your feeding journey at wherever point that may be. 

    In today's episode, I chat with Kate Bird from Lactamo where we explore how you can best prepare for your breastfeeding journey as well as some of the common changes which occur to your breasts whilst pregnant.

    Join us next week where Kate and I discuss what breastfeeding can look like in the first week. Including what can you expect & what's normal newborn behavior? We'll address these questions and more, providing you with insights that will help you navigate those early days with confidence.

    • 29 min
    Q&A with Dr Golly : Common newborn challenges in the first four weeks

    Q&A with Dr Golly : Common newborn challenges in the first four weeks

    In today’s episode I speak with paediatrician, Dad & most recently published Author of the book ‘ Your baby doesn’t come with a book’ Dr Golly where we unpack some of the most common challenges which parents face in the first four weeks of parenthood.

    Within this Q&A style episode Dr Golly shed’s light on your baby’s weight and why it may fluctuate, unsettled behaviour & the most common causes in newborns as well as discusses newborn sleep cycles & his top tips for linking sleep cycles together.

    To learn more about the first four weeks of parents check out Dr Golly's book here!

    Thank you to our incredible sponsors Sleepybelly

    Sleepy Belly is here to bring those peaceful nights back into your life. Their unique dual support pregnancy pillow is designed to ensure you get the rest you deserve. Experience deeper, more restful sleep with comprehensive back, side, and tummy support. Visit www.sleepybelly.com.au to get yours today or follow Sleepy Belly on Instagram at @sleepybellyau. Don't forget to use our exclusive discount code ‘MIDDEE10’ for 10% off your order. Here's to happy and comfortable sleeping!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

Emmy0205 ,

Loving this pod

As a new-ish midwife and mum of 2 I am loving this podcast. Only just discovered and am now binge listening to every episode. So informative

Isthisanickname ,

My fave podcast🥳

Mon explains everything clearly and removes the fear factor abt childbirth and pregnancy! I look forward to every new ep

Stephanie & Adrian ,

Highly, highly recommend

Can’t thank Mon enough for all the knowledge and support she has provided. Highly recommend her birthing class.

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