Podcasts can give a brilliant insight into parenting, whether it’s tackling the day-to-day challenges of bringing up children, picking up some new parenting techniques or facing up to mental health, these podcasts for mums have it all covered.
If you haven’t already, don’t forget to subscribe to My Baba’s Parental Control podcast.
Scummy Mummies Podcast
Dubbed the show for “less-than-perfect parents”, comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn discuss all things parenting and delve into current affairs and culture, amid farting and fish fingers. The fortnightly podcast covers a range of topics, including breastfeeding, IVF, feminism and often features special guests.
Happy Mum, Happy Baby
Join Giovanna Fletcher as she embarks on frank and warm conversations about parenthood with high-profile mums and dads. The mother-of-three, discusses all aspects of parenting: the highs, the lows and the challenges, following the success of her book Happy Mum, Happy Baby.
Strollercoaster, A Parenting Podcast
Strollercoaster by baby and toddler brand Munchkin is a smart, fun and must-listen parenting podcast. Hosted by Emmy-winning contributor, Faith Salie, each episode in the podcast features inspirational stories, fascinating guests, innovative parenting tips, and lots of “I’ve been there” moments.
Munchkin has also created the StrollerCoaster STORYTIME! – a short-form podcast with a modern take on your children’s favourite children’s stories – perfect for both kids and adults.
Made By Mammas: The Podcast
The Made By Mammas baby blog comes to life in podcast form, where Radio Broadcaster Zoe Hardman and PR Executive Georgia Dayton discuss the baby brands they love, the products they couldn’t live with out and their first-hand experiences of motherhood. Each episode sees the two mums chat to a special guest, including some My Baba favourites: the Magic Sleep Fairy Alison-Scott Wright and Kimberley Walsh.
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Parental Control from My Baba
Parental Control is a monthly parenting and lifestyle podcast created by My Baba and hosted by the website’s founder Leonora Bamford. Parental Control is about feeling in control as a parent or prospective parent and feeling confident tackling problems head-on. Each month, we’ll discuss current and on-going issues that affect mums and dads throughout parenthood and tease out the solutions with the help of some brilliant guest and expert speakers.
Parental Control, Ep 27: Why A Routine Is So Important From Day One With The Blissful Baby Expert Lisa Clegg
We invite maternity nurse aka The Blissful Baby expert Lisa Clegg to the show to discuss baby routine and sleep. Lisa shares her top tips, which include how to introduce a bottle to a breastfeeding baby and how having a routine doesn’t mean that you can’t go out for a day with friends. Our podcast on baby routine includes discussion about different ages and stages, with Lisa confirming that it’s not just down to luck when you have a baby that sleeps well.
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Mothers’ Meeting with Louise Pentland
From baby blankets and #MumHacks to daily struggles and the tougher stuff, this podcast covers it all, offering insight into the parenting styles, personal struggles, and points of view of some Britain’s best loves mums.
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The Parenthood by The Bump Class
Ever felt like you don’t have all the answers to parenting? Us too. Tune into The Parenthood, a podcast from the founders of The Bump Class, Marina Fogle and Dr Chiara Hunt to discover expert answers to the questions that parents are really asking. Whether your child has reflux, nits or you’re worried about returning to work, The Parenthood has the answers.
My Baba’s very own editor Ellie Thompson launches new fertility podcast, The JelliePod alongside husband Jamie.
The duo have been vlogging and blogging about their own TTC/IVF journey since 2017 and this year, they’ve decided to set up a platform for the main purpose of interviewing different guests about their own journeys of infertility and fertility treatment. The show is set to be filled with experts offering advice as well as the couple taking to the mic to document their third and final frozen cycle, happening this summer. Don’t miss out on all the action!
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Episode 1: Where Were You When I Ovulated?
My Baba’s editor Ellie Thompson has just launched a brand new podcast all about fertility, dedicated to bringing guests onto the show to talk about their own real-life journeys, as well as documenting her third IVF cycle this summer. If you’d like to come on and talk about your IVF/TTC/fertility journey, please drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you’ll join Jellie to share the laughs, the lows and the love in the months to come.
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Rose and Rosie: Parental Guidance
Rose and Rosie: Parental Guidance follows comedy duo and married couple Rose and Rosie’s most intimate adventure yet: starting a family. By speaking to friends and peers who have conquered parenthood head-on, they hope to learn how to rear their roost righteously in an ever-evolving social climate.
New episodes every Monday. Join in the conversation by using #RoseandRosiePG
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The Motherkind Podcast
Motherkind presenter Zoe Blaskey is on a mission to help you find inner calm amid the madness of being a modern mum. Zoe speaks to some of the best wellness teachers from around the world. Each episode introduces a new teacher and topic discussing everything from how to calm a toddler down and dealing with anxiety to simple things like how to have a better day.
Dadcast – Misadventures in Parenting
Parenting is tough. It’s also hilarious, annoying, brilliant craic, dangerous and soul destroying in small, and sometimes big measures. This podcast is for all the Dads and Mums who know this all too well, or indeed for anyone thinking of becoming a parent, or anyone who knows a parent. Caked in snot and puke this is the unvarnished truth of being a Dad.
Featuring the ramblings of Adrian Barry, Nathan Murphy, Dave McIntyre and Ger Gilroy, the Dadcast will examine the worst excesses of sleep deprivation, unruly toddlers, inopportune poohs and escaping from the trap of middle age spread.