128 episodes

In the Happy Mum, Happy Baby Podcast, Giovanna Fletcher continues the conversation about motherhood she began in her bestselling book of the same title. In a series of frank and warm conversations with other high-profile mums and dads, Gi discusses all aspects of parenthood - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. There is no such thing as the perfect parent, and we’re all simply doing our best, something Giovanna fully encourages. It’s time to stop comparing ourselves and champion each other instead. Each episode is truly unique yet unifying. No topic is out of bounds, therefore this podcast is essential listening for any parent seeking solidarity and support. A Pixiu production. 
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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6 • 180 Ratings

In the Happy Mum, Happy Baby Podcast, Giovanna Fletcher continues the conversation about motherhood she began in her bestselling book of the same title. In a series of frank and warm conversations with other high-profile mums and dads, Gi discusses all aspects of parenthood - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. There is no such thing as the perfect parent, and we’re all simply doing our best, something Giovanna fully encourages. It’s time to stop comparing ourselves and champion each other instead. Each episode is truly unique yet unifying. No topic is out of bounds, therefore this podcast is essential listening for any parent seeking solidarity and support. A Pixiu production. 
Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Help! My little one wakes at 5am every morning. Is there anything I can do? with Anna Knight

    Help! My little one wakes at 5am every morning. Is there anything I can do? with Anna Knight

    Gi is back and talking 'sleep' with holistic sleeping coach and Founder of Sleeping Bunnies Anna Knight. The pair discuss why our babies sometimes struggle to nod off, how to remedy that, sleeping tips for parents and answer your listener questions.
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    • 40 min
    I need flexible working! How do I approach my employer? with Anna Whitehouse

    I need flexible working! How do I approach my employer? with Anna Whitehouse

    In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by Anna Whitehouse, author and founder of Mother Pukkaa, Anna and Gi discuss everything around flexible working - why we should have it, how to ask for it and answer your listener questions.
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    • 39 min
    'Baby Blues' Vs Postnatal depression. How can I tell the difference? with Dr Punam Krishan

    'Baby Blues' Vs Postnatal depression. How can I tell the difference? with Dr Punam Krishan

    In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend', Gi begins to better understand postnatal depression with writer, TV presenter and NHS GP Dr Punam Krishan. The two discuss everything from normalising conversations around depression and how to cope with these feelings. Dr Punam is medically trained in this area, but she also suffered from postnatal depression and opens up about her experiences.
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    • 44 min
    My baby is 6 months old. How do we start weaning? with Charlotte Stirling-Reed

    My baby is 6 months old. How do we start weaning? with Charlotte Stirling-Reed

    This week on 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by registered nutritionist and best selling author Charlotte Stirling-Reed to talk about everything weaning! The pair discuss everything around eating habits, when to introduce foods and they answer your listener questions.
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    • 40 min
    When can I start exercising after giving birth? with Shakira Akabusi

    When can I start exercising after giving birth? with Shakira Akabusi

    In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi dives into pre and postnatal health with fitness expert and public speaker Shakira Akabusi. The pair discuss everything from exercise to breastfeeding, recovery times to staying fit during pregnancy.
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    • 42 min
    How do I talk to my children about dying? with Anna Lyons & Louise Winter

    How do I talk to my children about dying? with Anna Lyons & Louise Winter

    This week on Asking For A Friend, Gi is joined by End-of-Life Doula, Anna Lyons and progressive funeral director, Louise Winter to discuss how to navigate difficult conversations around death and illness.
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
180 Ratings

180 Ratings

Lynmcgx ,

Love

Love love love this podcast, listen to it all the time, even before was pregnant. I always recommend people to listen to it as it helped me loads 💗

Ena1986 ,

Love it

Always great guests and Giovanna always seems to our guests at ease. Well done

Amrita OS ,

Fabulous

Lovely podcast. So real and relatable. G is such an excellent interviewer... she really listens.. let’s each guest talk.. not drive the conversation any which way... so well researched... brilliant!

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