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Welcome to Once Upon a Bump! Tune in each week for conversations with everyday people and experts about the journey of modern parenthood. Each season brings you a different parenting topic so that you can explore what interests you the most. If you're a parent or parent-to-be, then this is the podcast for you! For more, head over to www.onceuponabump.com.au

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Welcome to Once Upon a Bump! Tune in each week for conversations with everyday people and experts about the journey of modern parenthood. Each season brings you a different parenting topic so that you can explore what interests you the most. If you're a parent or parent-to-be, then this is the podcast for you! For more, head over to www.onceuponabump.com.au

    A Birth Educator's Perspective - Home births, birth preparation and positive birth experiences with Di Diddle.

    A Birth Educator's Perspective - Home births, birth preparation and positive birth experiences with Di Diddle.

    In this episode of Once Upon a Bump, Amy speaks with Di Diddle - A Mother of three and a birth educator who has been on the scene for many years. Di talks about her home births, what inspired her to become a birth educator and what she thinks is critical when it comes to a positive birth experience.

    To work with Di, head to https://www.birtheducation.com.au/

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    NICU Warrior Mum: Labour at 28 Weeks, Caesarean Section, NICU Life, Premature Baby, Postpartum Mental Health - Simone's Journey

    NICU Warrior Mum: Labour at 28 Weeks, Caesarean Section, NICU Life, Premature Baby, Postpartum Mental Health - Simone's Journey

    In this episode Simone, a Mum of 3, shares her story of giving birth at 28 weeks via emergency Caesarean. Simone talks about how she navigated the early days of motherhood while in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and how she coped with the fear and anxiety that surrounded this time due to the uncertainty of her baby's health outcomes. 

    If you feel like you're struggling at the moment, having difficulty staying safe or you're really overwhelmed, please contact Lifeline  on 13 11 14.

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    Becoming a Father - Birth & Postpartum Support, Upping Your Dad Game & Advice for New Fathers

    Becoming a Father - Birth & Postpartum Support, Upping Your Dad Game & Advice for New Fathers

    In this episode Richard Bolus shares his experience in supporting his wife during the labour of his three kids, as well as the postpartum period. He also talks about his passion for upping his Dad game, why he believes Dads should talk with each other more and his advice for first time fathers. Make sure you check out Rich's podcast, The Dad Mindset, and follow our journey on instagram @onceuponabump

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    Birth Trauma, Baby Blues & Mental Health - Elisha's Journey

    Birth Trauma, Baby Blues & Mental Health - Elisha's Journey

    In this episode Elisha shares her experience of induced labour, birth trauma and postpartum anxiety and depression. Elisha talks openly about her mental health journey in the hope of breaking associated stigmas and to also give strength to others who may be facing similar challenges.

    If you feel like you're struggling at the moment, having difficulty staying safe or you're really overwhelmed, please contact Lifeline  on 13 11 14.

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    A Midwife's Home Birth - Serena's Journey

    A Midwife's Home Birth - Serena's Journey

    Serena shares her beautiful home birth experience and what that was like having been a midwife for nearly a decade. Learn about what's involved in preparing for a home birth, the power of visualisation and self-confidence when it comes to labour and the importance of communication within your relationships when you become parent. Serena also dishes out her personal advice for anyone wanting a positive birth experience!

    For more info, go to www.onceuponabump.com.au or @onceuponabump on Instagram.

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

sati123456 ,

Sati

Authentic , expressive, revealing real feeling of an expectant mother! Professionally conducted and naturally expressed. Well done both 💕

E.Sullivan ,

Real, Raw and Relatable

These stories are what the world needs. Firsthand experiences from REAL people, I dare you to not learn anything from listening. So so good! My new favourite podcast and latest recommendation to all my friends and family.

messytessyp ,

Loveeeee

Wow! What a podcast! This is essential listening for all. What an education! And having real honest conversations about birth is so important and appreciated. Thank you Once Upon A Bump for sharing these incredible stories

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