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A podcast dedicated to the beauty and brutality of new parenthood - because giving birth is just the beginning. Created by postpartum doula and cook Naomi Chrisoulakis, each week she chats to women about their postpartum experiences and asks experts to share their wisdom.

Tales From The Fourth Trimester Naomi Chrisoulakis

    • Kids & Family

A podcast dedicated to the beauty and brutality of new parenthood - because giving birth is just the beginning. Created by postpartum doula and cook Naomi Chrisoulakis, each week she chats to women about their postpartum experiences and asks experts to share their wisdom.

    46 | Pregnancy and maternity leave in the age of self-isolation

    46 | Pregnancy and maternity leave in the age of self-isolation

    This week, Josie Rozenberg-Clarke, editor of pedestrian.tv and mama of a nine week old, messaged me with an idea for an episode: how new mums are dealing with self-isolation during what is often a quite lonely season. "The days feel so long, it's...

    • 50 min
    45 | Becoming more self-sufficient and sustainable with a baby

    45 | Becoming more self-sufficient and sustainable with a baby

    I recorded this episode a few weeks back with Monique Llewellyn, a mama of one who runs @holisticluxeliving and https://www.holisticluxeliving.com/, because I wanted to share ideas for people who are interested in becoming more eco-friendly in their...

    • 57 min
    44 | Kelly Hume: "I'm still recovering from birth three years down the track"

    44 | Kelly Hume: "I'm still recovering from birth three years down the track"

    I knew I wanted to have my friend Kelly on the podcast since I started it--not only is she smart and articulate, she's bloody hilarious. A fashion stylist by trade, we bonded while working together at Stellar and I loved how she applies her sense of...

    • 56 min
    43 | Your breastfeeding questions (part 2), answered by IBCLC Cathy Shortt

    43 | Your breastfeeding questions (part 2), answered by IBCLC Cathy Shortt

    Thanks for bearing with me while Cathy and I lined up a time to finish our chat! In this second episode, we talk about breastfeeding while starting bottles, introducing solids, returning to work and weaning your little one, plus heaps more. 

    • 44 min
    42 | Caitlin Kay-Smith: "I vomited 15 times a day until my baby was born"

    42 | Caitlin Kay-Smith: "I vomited 15 times a day until my baby was born"

    What would it feel like to be ill, not just in your first trimester, but throughout your entire pregnancy? To vomit 15 times a day, not be able to keep anything down and continue chucking throughout labour? Caitlin Kay-Smith, of Hyperemesis Gravidarum...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    41 | Returning to exercise - without ending up with postnatal depletion or a prolapse!

    41 | Returning to exercise - without ending up with postnatal depletion or a prolapse!

    Exercise and movement is vital for our mental health, energy levels and getting strong and fit. BUT. If you just have a cursory 6 week check by a GP (who isn't a specialist in pelvic floor health) and then throw yourself back into your beloved pre-baby...

    • 39 min

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