Happy Mum Happy Baby

Happy Mum Happy Baby

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Episodes

June 18, 2024 54 mins

On this month’s Parenting SOS, Giovanna sits down with Kirstie Beaven, Founder and Editor in Chief of Sonshine, a quarterly magazine all about raising boys in a more equal world.


Kirstie felt like the messaging around being a ‘boy mum’ was always one dimensional - it was all about stinky socks, dirty houses and muddy football boots! And so she was inspired to create a space that spoke about the many other aspects of motherhood, ...

Mark as Played

It’s something a little bit different on this week’s show. Giovanna’s guest is the bestselling author Emma Gannon, who is child-free by choice. 


Emma opens up to Gi about her personal decision not to have children and the importance of finding supportive child-free friendships. They also talk about how choosing not to have kids doesn’t mean having to grow apart from your friends who do, plus the societal pressure put on wom...

Mark as Played
June 4, 2024 65 mins

Gi continues her conversation with Louise Thompson...


This week Giovanna is joined by former Made in Chelsea star, author and businesswoman, Louise Thompson.


Louise’s life changed when she suffered severe complications during the birth of her son Leo, which left her in Intensive Care. Since then she has suffered with PTSD and continued health problems, resulting in recently being fitted with a stoma bag.


This is the second...

Mark as Played
June 4, 2024 55 mins

This week Giovanna is joined by former Made in Chelsea star, author and businesswoman, Louise Thompson.


Louise’s life changed when she suffered severe complications during the birth of her son Leo, which left her in Intensive Care. Since then she has suffered with PTSD and continued health problems, resulting in recently being fitted with a stoma bag.


This is the first part of Louise’s candid conversation with Gi where she de...

Mark as Played
May 28, 2024 60 mins
Today on Happy Mum Happy Baby, Gi is joined by TV presenter, relationship expert, entrepreneur, father and husband, Paul C Brunson. Paul is well known for his work on shows such as Celebs Go Dating and MAFS and on this week's episode, Gi has the absolute pleasure of hearing about Paul's own relationship with his wife Jill and their two sons, Liam and Kingston. They discuss moving children abroad, homeschooling, raising boys and muc...

Mark as Played
On this month's Parenting SOS, Gi is joined by leading Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist, Emma Pomroy. Learning to communicate and express yourself isn’t something that comes naturally to all children. and Emma is passionate about enabling parents and families with the tools to make all children confident and competent communicators. As always on Parenting SOS, we'll be answering our communities' questions with this mon...

Mark as Played
May 14, 2024 56 mins
Its strictly babies this week as Giovanna is joined by everyone's favourite dancers, Janette Manrara & Aljaž Škorjanec. Janette and Aljaz discuss life with their baby girl, Lyra, Janette's journey back to the dancefloor post caesarean section and Aljaz's role as a hands on super dad!

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
May 7, 2024 50 mins
This week, Giovanna is joined by TV and Radio presenter Jenni Falconer. Jenni is host of 'Runpod' and came into the studio days after completing the London Marathon! They discuss Jenni's beautiful relationship with her daughter, Ella as well as remembering Jenni's journey back to running post birth.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
April 30, 2024 34 mins
This week, Gi's guest is the inspirational and award winning author, poet and mother, Jessica Urlichs. Jessica Urlichs is a bestselling author ("From One Mother To Another" and writes about the "beautiful messy" of motherhood and life. Jessica and Gi discuss her approach to writing and life with her 3 young children.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
April 23, 2024 30 mins

We love it when guests bring their baby onto the show, and this week, Audrey from The Receipts podcast is in the studio with her baby girl!

Audrey discusses not enjoying pregnancy, always wanting to be a mum and perceptions of Motherhood.



Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
April 16, 2024 44 mins
On this month's episode of Parenting SOS, Gi is joined by Eve Squires and Gemma Fryer, founders of Calm and Bright Sleep Support and authors of 'Love To Sleep'. Eve and Gemma are THE Sleep Support Specialists and are here to answer all of your sleep related conundrums! Eve & Gem talk about why sleep training has such a bad rep, the impact of sleep deprivation on our mental and physical health and what we can do about it. They d...

Mark as Played
April 8, 2024 70 mins

This week Giovanna is joined by mum of 3, multi award winning content creator, Sunday Times Best Selling Author and model, Louise Boyce aka Mama Still Got It.

Its a truly wonderful conversation about the joys of birth and Motherhood with possibly the best Letter on Motherhood we've ever heard!


'Mama Still Got it!’ by Louise Boyce is out in paperback, £9.99, published by Harper Collins

www.waterstones.com



Mark as Played
April 2, 2024 48 mins
Hollie McNish is a poet and author who came to prominence with her poetry and parenting memoir 'Nobody Told Me'. Her unique style paints a beautiful and heartwarming chronicle on a life as a new parent in modern Britain. Gi and Hollie discuss pregnancy birth and reading as well as touring with Little One!

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
March 26, 2024 44 mins
Wellness and pregnancy, when those urges come what should you be eating? Gi's guest this week is the creator of Deliciously Ella and mother of two, Ella Mills. We discuss pregnancy diets, home births and hear a true love story!

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
March 19, 2024 31 mins
How much do you know about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and it's connection to fertility? Are you believing some of the myths out there surrounding the condition? On this month's Parenting SOS episode, Gi meets the nutritionist Lauren Johnson Reynolds, aka @LondonWellnessCoach.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
March 12, 2024 36 mins
No one said being a parent was easy, but are we as honest as we could be? Blogger Victoria Emes is someone who isn't afraid to say it like it is. Gi speaks to Victoria about the realities of her parenthood journey - including grief, going sober and of course, lots of poo.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
March 5, 2024 39 mins
Festival lovers, this one's for you. This week Gi meets the co-founder of Camp Bestival, Josie da Bank. We cover camping tips, how to create a festival feel at home and the challenges of raising four boys at different ages.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
February 27, 2024 31 mins
This week Gi finds out all about her future niece! Actress and author Carrie Hope Fletcher - aka Gi’s sister-in-law - discusses her pregnancy journey and how she feels about becoming a first time mum.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
February 20, 2024 34 mins
What is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit? And what can you expect if your baby is taken in? On this month's Parenting SOS, Gi meets the clinical psychologist Dr Frankie Harrison, to drill down on the facts of NICU and what parents can do to make this experience less scary.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played
February 13, 2024 38 mins

Gi speaks to the actress Mia McKenna-Bruce - star of the new coming-of-age film How To Have Sex - on mum guilt, episiotomies and rocking the red carpet pregnant.



Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Nikki Glaser Podcast

    Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

    White Devil

    Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – part of one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. New episodes every Monday!

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.