49 episodes

Welcome to the Parent Pod - a happy place to find out all about pregnancy and the start of parenthood from the information-packed babycentre.co.uk.
Join Claire and Lucy for an entertaining and informative podcast for every week of your pregnancy, full of really useful take-away information, candid admissions from their own experiences - having both had two children and top advice from a variety of experts.
This podcast series takes you right up to when your new baby is 12 weeks old. Each week we will hear how the baby is developing and what’s going on for parents. Claire and Lucy will discuss those embarrassing questions - like what is going on with your vagina? Or what are best sex positions in pregnancy? Each episode will finish up with what to expect next full of helpful tips on when to book your antenatal classes or how to have a good babymoon. 
Make sure that you subscribe now to listen for free when Parent Pod launches on 3rd February.

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Welcome to the Parent Pod - a happy place to find out all about pregnancy and the start of parenthood from the information-packed babycentre.co.uk.
Join Claire and Lucy for an entertaining and informative podcast for every week of your pregnancy, full of really useful take-away information, candid admissions from their own experiences - having both had two children and top advice from a variety of experts.
This podcast series takes you right up to when your new baby is 12 weeks old. Each week we will hear how the baby is developing and what’s going on for parents. Claire and Lucy will discuss those embarrassing questions - like what is going on with your vagina? Or what are best sex positions in pregnancy? Each episode will finish up with what to expect next full of helpful tips on when to book your antenatal classes or how to have a good babymoon. 
Make sure that you subscribe now to listen for free when Parent Pod launches on 3rd February.

    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 12

    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 12

    Can you believe your baby is three months old? In this episode, hear about how important it is to visit your health visitor or GP if you’re not feeling great. And what is it with mum tribes? There are competitive mums, Insta mums, eco-obsessed mums, listen as we jokingly talk about the tribes we've met. Plus we’ll be laughing about all the things you said you’d never do as a mum!
    The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.
    BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentre
    BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.
    Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.
    If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:
    3 month old, first week
    Mastitis
    Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.

    • 15 min
    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 11

    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 11

    Your baby is becoming more mobile, so we talk about starting to think about safety around the home – before he’s reaching out for anything that catches his eye! We also talk about postnatal anxiety and concerns you may have as a new parent, plus postnatal depression in new mums and dads. And, how are you coping with unwanted parenting advice? We can help! We’ll also be looking ahead to weaning, whether it's baby-led or purees, plus which foods are not recommended as a first food!
    The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.
    BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentre
    BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.
    Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.
    If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:
    2 month old, fourth week
    Parents’ tips: mums’ guide to the fourth trimester
    Making your home safe for your baby
    Postnatal depression (PND)
    Postnatal depression in dads
    Postnatal depression: quiz
    Weaning your baby onto first foods
    Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.

    • 17 min
    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 10

    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 10

    Have you been enjoying watching your baby wriggle around? This week, listen to find out how you can encourage her to move more. And it might be the last thing on your mind, but we guide you through starting to use contraception again and talk about relationships post baby. Also, if you're already thinking about exercise, hear how to plan getting back into it - if that's your thing.
    The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.
    BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentre
    BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.
    Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.
    If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:
    2 month old, third week
    Contraception after having a baby: your options at a glance
    How your baby learns to move
    Sex and relationships after birth
    Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.

    • 17 min
    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 9

    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 9

    You may be feeling like your baby’s crying is relentless – so many parents can relate. Listen for our tips on why they might be crying and how to cope. Also in this episode, we’ll be talking about your relationship with your partner – has it changed? Plus, BabyCentre editor Joanne joins the team to share what new parents are sick of hearing - everything from comments about feeding, sleep to their post-pregnancy bodies.
    The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.
    BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentre
    BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.
    Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.
    If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:
    2 month old, second week
    Seven reasons babies cry and how to soothe them
    Sex and relationships after birth
    Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.

    • 16 min
    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 8

    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 8

    In this week’s episode, we’ll be preparing you for your baby’s first immunisations that are due this month. We’ll also be hearing from Joshua (also known as The Dad He), a dad of two, to find out about his experience of the fourth trimester. Plus - have you mastered the art of making a cup of tea one handed? We talk about how you know you really are getting the hang of this whole parenting thing. And we talk about postnatal bodies and hear how BabyCentre mums feel about theirs since giving birth.
    The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.
    BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentre
    BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.
    Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.
    If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:
    2 month old, first week
    Vaccination schedule for babies and toddlers
    Immunisations: an overview
    The fourth trimester
    Your postnatal body
    New dads
    Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.

    • 14 min
    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 7

    Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 7

    This week, you might have found yourself asking – when will my newborn sleep through the night? We’ll be talking about baby sleep routines, sleep safety and talk about some of the mistakes that could be preventing your newborn from getting 40 winks. And is it too early to think about childcare? We can help with planning for the future. Plus we’ll be talking about how making friends with other mums can be invaluable and a great way to share experiences – including what could be becoming your new favourite topic – the colour of your baby’s poo! Antenatal teacher Chess joins the podcast to share what's normal, or not, with your baby's poo.
    The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.
    BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentre
    BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.
    Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.
    If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:
    7 week old
    Basics of good sleep
    Baby poo: photos
    Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

vickstar2017 ,

Interesting and entertaining listen

I am really enjoying this podcast and finding it very useful. I am pregnant with my second child and this podcast is great way to get a refresher on all the essential information that I had forgotten!

#meghantheonlinetherapist ,

Informative & Relatable

Lucy and Claire have done so much work here, they both have voices that are genuinely enjoyable to listen to. These episodes are super informative for anyone - not just Mums, they deftly pack in a lot, they sustain the listener’s attention really well, it never trails, and my favourite parts are their own personal anecdotes about motherhood they weave in. They’re each candid and transparent about their own vulnerabilities, fears & joys as Mums which I really like. I’ll be directing my therapy clients to listen here too. Really great work!

summer07! ,

Brilliant

Very funny and great to listen to whether you’re expecting or not! Looking forward to hearing more

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