157 episodes

Commencing your parenting journey is a big life changer and in this podcast I share tips and strategies to help and inspire you so you can build confidence in your parenting and forge a magic bond with your little one. Getting started as a mum is often a lonely, daunting journey and many feel alone and unsupported and lack a support network or village. For more than two decades, Helen Thompson has made it her mission to fill this gap and support mums as a childcare educator and more recently as a baby massage instructor. In every single value-packed episode, Helen will be your guide, sharing ways to help you in areas including postpartum, breastfeeding/lactation, self-help and healing your body and mind after giving birth so that you can learn ways to relax and gently ease into your parenting journey. It’s a mix of interviews and solo shows from Helen you’re not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to change your life.

First Time Mum's Chat Helen Thompson

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Commencing your parenting journey is a big life changer and in this podcast I share tips and strategies to help and inspire you so you can build confidence in your parenting and forge a magic bond with your little one. Getting started as a mum is often a lonely, daunting journey and many feel alone and unsupported and lack a support network or village. For more than two decades, Helen Thompson has made it her mission to fill this gap and support mums as a childcare educator and more recently as a baby massage instructor. In every single value-packed episode, Helen will be your guide, sharing ways to help you in areas including postpartum, breastfeeding/lactation, self-help and healing your body and mind after giving birth so that you can learn ways to relax and gently ease into your parenting journey. It’s a mix of interviews and solo shows from Helen you’re not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to change your life.

    The Mental Challenges of Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

    The Mental Challenges of Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

    In this episode I'm chatting with Dr. Emily Guarnotta, a licensed clinical psychologist specialising in maternal mental health who will shortly be launching an online practice aiming to reduce the barriers that mums often face when looking for support and therapy in areas such as postpartum anxiety or depression. You'll hear us talk about the challenges of returning to work after maternity leave, which is often a hard time of readjustment for mums. Check out the show notes here at https://www.mybabymassage.net/podcast/157

    • 20 min
    Using a Conscious Parenting Approach When Raising Your Kids

    Using a Conscious Parenting Approach When Raising Your Kids

    In this episode I'm chatting with mother of one, Thetahealer, Emily Miotto. Emily helps moms work on themselves to release any limiting beliefs around motherhood and to connect with their inner selves to trust their intuition and heal both themselves and their little ones. Check out the show notes at https://www.mybabymassage.net/podcast/156.

    • 28 min
    Why Building a Strong Support Network is so Vital to New Moms

    Why Building a Strong Support Network is so Vital to New Moms

    In this episode, I'm chatting with Tessia Watson, the author of the international bestselling book, Rejuvenated Mums Make Happy Kids who shares her journey into parenthood. Tessia is a big advocate for mums to create their support system to ensure they are well supported and to appreciate that "it takes a village to raise a child". Check out the show notes at https://www.mybabymassage.net/podcast/155.

    • 22 min
    Holistic Sleep Support - Helping Your Entire Family Improve Their Sleep

    Holistic Sleep Support - Helping Your Entire Family Improve Their Sleep

    In this episode of First Time Mum Chat, I'm chatting with holistic sleep coach Kim Hawley. Kim helps families optimise their daily routine, daily rhythms and environment to help improve sleep for all members of your household, so her focus isn't just on helping your little one. Visit me here at https://www.mybabymassage.net/podcast.

    • 27 min
    How to Heal Yourself When Western Medicine Fails You

    How to Heal Yourself When Western Medicine Fails You

    Imagine being pregnant and being sick up to 15 - 20 times per day at times, with what you thought was morning sickness. This was the day to day struggle that physiotherapist and holistic health practitioner Jes Reynolds endured for the first 5 months of her pregnancy!
    During our chat you'll hear Jes talk about her frustrations with the medical system and how in desperation, she took matters into her own hands and worked out how to deal with the root cause of these stubborn symptoms. Visit me here at https://www.mybabymassage.net/podcast.

    • 28 min
    Why Is Reading to an Infant Regularly so Vital to Their Development

    Why Is Reading to an Infant Regularly so Vital to Their Development

    I've always been a big believer in getting into a regular routine of reading to children as soon as possible after they are born. In this episode I'm chatting with Nanny Miss Monique who shares her many years of expertise reading to infants aged 0 - 6 months. Visit me here at https://www.mybabymassage.net/podcast.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Jsundie ,

Solid information for moms

This podcast covers so many important topics for moms! If you are expecting or already have kids, it is worth a listen.

Live Love Sleep ,

Informative & Understanding Podcast for New Moms

This is such a great podcast for new moms. I really feel like there is such great information that I’ve benefited from listening. Would highly recommend this podcast for all moms, regardless of if you are pregnant with your first or third!

Bring Bud ,

Fantastic resource for parents!

Helen and her First Time Mums podcast are an amazing resource for parents of young children. It is filled with insights and actionable tools for parents who are struggling with some of the inherent struggles faced while raising young children. You need to add this one to your playlist for sure!

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