70 episodes

Pregnancy with Physio Laura is a podcast to help mamas feel confident, empowered and informed in their pregnancy and birth journey.

Laura, a women’s health physiotherapist, will share solo riffs on her clinical physiotherapy expertise combined with her personal experience as a mama as well as guest expert interviews from all fields of women’s health.

Pregnancy, birth and the post-partum period is not just for surviving, but thriving. Enjoy!

Pregnancy with Physio Laura Laura Callea

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    • 4.8 • 63 Ratings

Pregnancy with Physio Laura is a podcast to help mamas feel confident, empowered and informed in their pregnancy and birth journey.

Laura, a women’s health physiotherapist, will share solo riffs on her clinical physiotherapy expertise combined with her personal experience as a mama as well as guest expert interviews from all fields of women’s health.

Pregnancy, birth and the post-partum period is not just for surviving, but thriving. Enjoy!

    Transitioning to a family of 3 ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    Transitioning to a family of 3 ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    To kick off this episode I am sharing my tips on transitioning to a family of 3 children and how we’ve navigated this journey. 

    In this episode I discuss:
    What transition was the hardest
    How I juggle time for all of my children
    How I play and care for the older kids whilst breast-feeding or looking after the baby 
    How I kid-proof my house
    What activities I set up to entertain my older kids whilst I’m with my baby
    Hardest part of my recovery with older children
    Mum and life hacks to help me stay sane and keep the household running smoothly 
    My gratitude practice

    Today’s episode is episode 7 of 7 in this series. If you want to listen to this entire podcast series all at once and to learn all about my birth story, how I was recovering in the first 2 weeks and then what my post-partum journey looked like up until 6 weeks. I’ll be answering all your questions about post-partum recovery including what exercise I was doing, how my pelvic floor felt, the differences in my recovery between a C-section and vaginal delivery and so much more then you can find all these episodes live right now inside my online membership program, the Pregnancy Posse.

    You can find out more about the Pregnancy Posse and trial it for 7 days by visiting thepregnancyposse.com.

    I’d love to know what you thought of this episode, jump over to @physiolaura and tell me what you learnt!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 21 min
    Post-natal Q & A ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    Post-natal Q & A ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    To kick off this episode I am sharing my answers to your most asked postpartum questions.

    In this episode I discuss:
    Daily rituals to fill my cup up (hint: coffee is a big theme!)
    Life hacks to relieve household burden 
    Supps and nutrition after birth 
    Best things I did to prepare myself before birth 
    Anything that surprised me after birth 
    Difference in recovery between C-section and vaginal recovery 
    Must have products to use in the postpartum recovery

    Today’s episode is episode 6 of 7 in this series. If you want to listen to this entire podcast series all at once and to learn all about my birth story, how I was recovering in the first 2 weeks and then what my post-partum journey looked like up until 6 weeks. I’ll be answering all your questions about post-partum recovery including what exercise I was doing, how my pelvic floor felt, the differences in my recovery between a C-section and vaginal delivery and so much more then you can find all these episodes live right now inside my online membership program, the Pregnancy Posse.

    You can find out more about the Pregnancy Posse and trial it for 7 days by visiting thepregnancyposse.com.

    I’d love to know what you thought of this episode, jump over to @physiolaura and tell me what you learnt!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 22 min
    Post-natal recovery / 2-6 weeks ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    Post-natal recovery / 2-6 weeks ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    To kick off this fifth episode in this podcast series I am sharing what life looked like in weeks 2-6 after birth. 

    In this episode I discuss:
    Our daily rhythms 
    The progress in my physical recovery
    My new pelvic floor symptoms
    How I went with my women’s health physio appointment
    The goals I set for myself over the next few months

    Today’s episode is episode 5 of 7 in this series. If you want to listen to this entire podcast series and learn more about my about post-partum recovery and transitioning to a family with 3 kids then you can find all these episodes live right now inside my online membership program, the Pregnancy Posse.

    You can find out more about the Pregnancy Posse and trial it for 7 days by visiting thepregnancyposse.com.

    I’d love to know what you thought of this episode, jump over to @physiolaura and tell me what you learnt!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 20 min
    Post-natal recovery / 0-2 weeks ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    Post-natal recovery / 0-2 weeks ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    To kick off this fourth episode in this podcast series I am sharing what life looked like in the first few weeks after birth and what I did to aid my recovery. 

    In this episode I discuss:
    My initial reflections of birth
    Our daily rhythms 
    The boundaries I put in place to make sure I could rest
    How i managed an afternoon nap every day for the first 2 weeks
    How my body and pelvic floor felt 
    How i started with pelvic floor exercises
    My emotional state after birth
    How i helped my perineum recover

    Today’s episode is episode 4 of 7 in this series. If you want to listen to this entire podcast series and learn more about my about post-partum recovery from 2-6 weeks including what exercise I was doing, how my pelvic floor felt, the differences in my recovery between a C-section and vaginal delivery and so much more then you can find all these episodes live right now inside my online membership program, the Pregnancy Posse.

    You can find out more about the Pregnancy Posse and trial it for 7 days by visiting thepregnancyposse.com.

    I’d love to know what you thought of this episode, jump over to @physiolaura and tell me what you learnt!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 34 min
    Birth story - part 2 ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    Birth story - part 2 ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    To kick off this third episode in this podcast series I am sharing the second half of my birth story.

    In this episode I discuss:
    The pushing phase and how it wasn’t what I expected
    The positions that felt most comfortable for me
    The feelings and emotions I felt when I first met my daughter 
    Delivery of my placenta 
    The events that occurred after birth

    Today’s episode is episode 3 of 7 in this series. If you want to listen to this entire podcast series and learn more about how I was recovering in the first 2 weeks and then what my post-partum journey looked like up until 6 weeks. I’ll be answering all your questions about post-partum recovery including what exercise I was doing, how my pelvic floor felt, the differences in my recovery between a C-section and vaginal delivery and so much more then you can find all these episodes live right now inside my online membership program, the Pregnancy Posse.

    You can find out more about the Pregnancy Posse and trial it for 7 days by visiting thepregnancyposse.com.

    I’d love to know what you thought of this episode, jump over to @physiolaura and tell me what you learnt!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min
    Birth story - part 1 ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    Birth story - part 1 ❤️ My Pregnancy and Birth

    To kick off this second episode in this podcast series I am sharing the first half of my birth story.

    In this episode I discuss:
    How early labour looked for me
    The physical sensations I didn’t expect
    The mental challenges of a long labour 
    How my husband helped to support me
    The only 2 techniques that really gave me any relief

    Today’s episode is episode 2 of 7 in this series. If you want to listen to this entire podcast series and learn more about how I was recovering in the first 2 weeks and then what my post-partum journey looked like up until 6 weeks. I’ll be answering all your questions about post-partum recovery including what exercise I was doing, how my pelvic floor felt, the differences in my recovery between a C-section and vaginal delivery and so much more then you can find all these episodes live right now inside my online membership program, the Pregnancy Posse.

    You can find out more about the Pregnancy Posse and trial it for 7 days by visiting thepregnancyposse.com.

    I’d love to know what you thought of this episode, jump over to @physiolaura and tell me what you learnt!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

nikkimidi ,

Informative

Great podcast! Laura has a lovely voice and is great to listen to!! Informative and fabulous Thankyou for this resource

CourtneyR2903 ,

Loving this podcast!

Love this podcast and the variety of topics it explores. Such a great pregnancy companion!! I love recommending it to my pregnant friends!

Elliebelledoodaa ,

Thank You, Laura

Really enjoying listening to the Rhea series! Looking forwards to going back to ep 1 once done 😊

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