30 episodes

I'm Aisha O'Reilly and my mission is to create a safe space for moms to share their truths. We haven't been shown the full picture of motherhood, so this podcast is a collection of conversations with mothers sharing some of the untold stories of being a mom. Whether you're a first-time mom trying to figure out your new baby, a mommy to a toddler full of tantrums, trying to conceive or a seasoned mom who parents her own way, know that you're not alone. You're not the only mama who doesn't fit the image of a perfect mom. LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms. BLOG: aishaandlife.com **All music generously provided by ShabZi Madallion: @ShabZiMadallion www.shabzi.co.za

The Whole Mama Show: Untold Stories of Motherhood Aisha O'Reilly

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

I'm Aisha O'Reilly and my mission is to create a safe space for moms to share their truths. We haven't been shown the full picture of motherhood, so this podcast is a collection of conversations with mothers sharing some of the untold stories of being a mom. Whether you're a first-time mom trying to figure out your new baby, a mommy to a toddler full of tantrums, trying to conceive or a seasoned mom who parents her own way, know that you're not alone. You're not the only mama who doesn't fit the image of a perfect mom. LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms. BLOG: aishaandlife.com **All music generously provided by ShabZi Madallion: @ShabZiMadallion www.shabzi.co.za

    Ep 30: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Aisha

    Ep 30: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Aisha

    Pandemic pregnancies and Covid birth stories from around the world.  Under normal circumstances, having a baby is an overwhelming time in a woman's life. Being pregnant in 2020 looked very different to other times. The weight of the global pandemic has added a new level of stress, uncertainty and loneliness for many women globally. Our stories need to be documented and this season is a collection of our testimonies.

    In this episode, I'm sharing the my whole story of having my son in 2020 in South African.


    LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms BLOG: aishaandlife.com #thewholemama

    Visit Nuk.co.za to sign up for their pregnancy and baby mailers for more expert advice.

    • 17 min
    Ep 29: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Katlego

    Ep 29: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Katlego

    Pandemic pregnancies and Covid birth stories from around the world.  Under normal circumstances, having a baby is an overwhelming time in a woman's life. Being pregnant in 2020 looked very different to other times. The weight of the global pandemic has added a new level of stress, uncertainty and loneliness for many women globally. Our stories need to be documented and this season is a collection of our testimonies.

    In this episode, I'm chatting to South African mom Katlego, who gave birth to her first child in 2021.

    You can find Katlego on Instagram @drk_lekalakala and @
    beatsbykaz.
    LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms BLOG: aishaandlife.com #thewholemama

    Visit Nuk.co.za to sign up for their pregnancy and baby mailers for more expert advice.

    • 32 min
    Ep 28: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Kachi

    Ep 28: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Kachi

    Pandemic pregnancies and Covid birth stories from around the world.  Under normal circumstances, having a baby is an overwhelming time in a woman's life. Being pregnant in 2020 looked very different to other times. The weight of the global pandemic has added a new level of stress, uncertainty and loneliness for many women globally. Our stories need to be documented and this season is a collection of our testimonies.

    In this episode, I'm chatting to Nigerian mom Kachi, who gave birth to her second child in the UK in 2020.

    You can find Kachi on Instagram @growwithkachi and The Up Women @theupwomen.


    LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms BLOG: aishaandlife.com #thewholemama

    Visit Nuk.co.za to sign up for their pregnancy and baby mailers for more expert advice.

    • 33 min
    Ep 27: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Thando

    Ep 27: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic - Thando

    Pandemic pregnancies and Covid birth stories from around the world.  Under normal circumstances, having a baby is an overwhelming time in a woman's life. Being pregnant in 2020 looked very different to other times. The weight of the global pandemic has added a new level of stress, uncertainty and loneliness for many women globally. Our stories need to be documented and this season is a collection of our testimonies.

    In this episode, I'm chatting to South African mom Thando, who gave birth to her second child in 2020.

    You can find Thando on Instagram @andbathandwa.
    LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms BLOG: aishaandlife.com #thewholemama

    Visit Nuk.co.za to sign up for their pregnancy and baby mailers for more expert advice.

    • 44 min
    Ep 26: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic: Rebecca

    Ep 26: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic: Rebecca

    Pandemic pregnancies and Covid birth stories from around the world.  Under normal circumstances, having a baby is an overwhelming time in a woman's life. Being pregnant in 2020 looked very different to other times. The weight of the global pandemic has added a new level of stress, uncertainty and loneliness for many women globally. Our stories need to be documented and this season is a collection of our testimonies.

    In this episode, Botswanan mom Rebecca is sharing her experience of being pregnant and giving birth in South Africa, where she lives with her family.

    You can find Rebecca on Instagram and TikTok: @inthesestilettos and her blog https://inthesestilettos.com.
    LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms BLOG: aishaandlife.com #thewholemama

    Visit Nuk.co.za to sign up for their pregnancy and baby mailers for more expert advice.

    • 43 min
    Ep 25: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic: Thato

    Ep 25: You're Not the Only Mama Who Gave Birth in a Pandemic: Thato

    Pandemic pregnancies and Covid birth stories from around the world.  Under normal circumstances, having a baby is an overwhelming time in a woman's life. Being pregnant in 2020 looked very different to other times. The weight of the global pandemic has added a new level of stress, uncertainty and loneliness for many women globally. Our stories need to be documented and this season is a collection of our testimonies.

    In this episode, South African mom Thato,  is sharing her experience of being pregnant and giving birth in the UK during the pandemic.

    You can find Thato on Instagram: @thatofox and YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/thatofox
    LET'S CHAT: @aishaandlife on all platforms BLOG: aishaandlife.com #thewholemama

    Visit Nuk.co.za to sign up for their pregnancy and baby mailers for more expert advice.

    • 43 min

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