Welcome to the Mama Matters podcast. Whether you’re expecting, you’ve recently given birth or you’re just starting along your fertility journey, it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty and sort fact from fiction… Hosted by Rosie Dumbrell, 3x Mum, physiotherapist and pregnancy fitness and wellness expert. Mama Matters aims to provide an easily digestible, up to date and evidence based approach to pregnancy, birth and motherhood, with a side dose of humour along the way. With interviews from industry-leading experts and stories of my own adventures as a mother to three gorgeous boys under 4, I want to share the stuff that helps to grow confidence throughout motherhood.Mama Matters is a podcast by Lenny Rose Active.
Episode 65 - See you in August!
Hi ladies, just a short and sweet update on the Mama Matters Podcast - I am taking a break for a few weeks to focus on Lenny Rose but will be back big time in August - September - so make sure you are subscribed so you hear when our next series releases! In the mean time you can reach me over on @lennyroseactive or send in your requests to email@example.com
Episode 64 - Sex and TTC (trying to conceive) with Sexologist Aleeya Hachem
Join the lovely Aleeya Hachem, a regular on the show for a grounding episode on Sex and TTC (trying to concieve). Aleeya shares common issues that couple face, and her tips for navigating sex whilst ttc, particularly in the face of fertility issues. A must listen.
Aleeya is a sexologist and fertility counsellor who is passionate about normalising the conversation around sex, pleasure and fertility. Aleeya has a special interest in working with LGBTQIA+ clients, as well as clients experiencing sexual issues relating to fertility and pregnancy. She holds a membership with the Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS) and Fertility Society of Australia (FSA.)
You can find her on instagram @great.sexpectations and over at aissm.com.au :)
Here are the resources she mentions :
Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski
On Top Conversation Cards
Episode 63 - Headaches in Pregnancy
Join Rosie for everything you need to know about headaches in pregnancy - one of the not-so-fun common side effects of growing your baby and the ensuing hormonal, postural, and physiological changes. We chat causes, treatment, prevention + when and where to seek help.
Episode 62 - Second and Third stages of Labour tips, tools and pain free birthing with Rosie Dumbrell
Following on from Episode 60 where we talked early labour signs, differentiating Braxton hicks, pain management + when to go to hospital, Rosie talks you through active labour and the placenta delivery - what to expect and her tools for an empowered birth experience including the possibility of pain free birthing :) Enjoy!
Episode 61- Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) with midwife Kelly Langford
Join midwife Kelly Langford for a juicy chat on VBAC - Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. Sometimes cesarean is the safest way to bring your baby into the world. We explore the possibilities of vaginal birth after C-section for those 2nd and beyond times Mums who are looking to explore this as a birth possibility.
Kelly practices at MAMA Melbourne and can be found
Episode 60 - Early Labour - Signs, Tips + Tools
Join 4th x Mama, Pregnancy Wellness, fitness and birth educator Rosie Dumbrell for her top tips on early labour, including what to look out for as the first / early signs of labour, braxton-hicks vs the real thing, when to go to hospital + her top tips for a smooth sailing first stage of labour :) Enjoy! Listeners can enjoy 50% off her 6 Weeks to an empowered birth course with the code MAMAMATTERS :)