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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

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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.

    79 | "The second time, I allowed everyone to do everything for me" - Gabby Woodward

    79 | "The second time, I allowed everyone to do everything for me" - Gabby Woodward

    In this ep, Gabby - an old friend and yoga teacher - discusses her two really different first and second births (one hospital and one home birth) and postpartums (one that she didn't feel ready for and the next that she was very supported through). We...

    • 53 min
    78 | "We kept things simple and supported" - Rosie Ricketson on her positive postpartum

    78 | "We kept things simple and supported" - Rosie Ricketson on her positive postpartum

    Rosie Ricketson is an artist and mother from Braidwood, New South Wales, and she offers women holistic pregnancy and postpartum support, education and coaching. In this episode, she shares the work she did and the support she set up to have a positive...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    77 | Postnatal depletion: the signs, symptoms and how to get it sorted, with naturopath Kate Harrison

    77 | Postnatal depletion: the signs, symptoms and how to get it sorted, with naturopath Kate Harrison

    Okay, you're past the first few months of motherhood, and you're just feeling... a bit crap. Listen in to hear the signs of postnatal depletion, what the physiological markers are and what exactly to do about it with naturopath, postpartum doula and mum...

    • 38 min
    76 | "I didn't have that love bubble, and I wasn't myself" - Amber Giles

    76 | "I didn't have that love bubble, and I wasn't myself" - Amber Giles

    Amber Giles is a journalist and mum of one, and in this episode she shares her experience of discovering pre-eclampsia during labour, successful breastfeeding, postpartum anxiety - and what happened when she didn't feel that in-love buzz she'd expected....

    • 1 hr 11 min
    75 | "The best way to deal with trauma is to talk about it" - Kyra Lee

    75 | "The best way to deal with trauma is to talk about it" - Kyra Lee

    Kyra Lee is a social worker who specialises in working with pregnant women and new parents in difficult circumstances - and when she fell pregnant herself, she had to work hard to let go of all the trauma and worst-case-scenarios that she'd seen and...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    74 | "New motherhood was the loneliest time of my life" - Rhiann McGarry

    74 | "New motherhood was the loneliest time of my life" - Rhiann McGarry

    Rhiann McGarry describes her fourth trimester as "treacherous". An older first time mum, she endured multiple losses before having an ultimately successful and smooth  IVF pregnancy... only to be faced with a lonely and shocking fourth trimester -...

    • 1 hr 10 min

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