Top content for a lovely family life
From expert, day-to-day advice on your baby’s developmental stages, to breastfeeding support, mental health and meeting new mums.
Here’s our collection of the best podcasts for mums, dads and parents in general that you need to download this year.
Founder of My Baba Leo Bamford welcomes pelvic health physiotherapist and author Clare Bourne to the show to learn about the importance of the pelvic floor.
The average age of menopause in the UK is 51, but it can generally occur anywhere between 45 and 55 years of age.
Louise joins to the show to dish out some serious wisdom on all things parenting, from the exhilarating highs to those curveball lows.
Author of Raising a Happier Mother, Anna Mathur stops by to give us the low-down on dealing with motherhood rage. The morning rush to More
Buckle up as we dive into a handpicked selection of the coolest products for expectant mums.
Many women in the UK who can breastfeed plan to breastfeed their child, with statistics telling us 81% begin with hopeful intentions. However, by More
Get ready for some serious girl talk as Ellie Thompson welcomes the fabulous Steph Douglas, the founder of Don’t Buy Her Flowers, to the show!
We’ve created this list of best books for new mums to give you a little helping hand, trusted advice, expert tips, and a nappy load of humour to boot.
Ellie quizzes Clair about everything from family life with an Inbetweener, how they met, their mutual love for The Beatles and what life is like as host of such a popular YouTube show, At Home with the Buckleys.
Midwife Illiyin Morrison shares her advice on the importance of a birth debrief and how to deal with maternal burnout.
We’ve sifted through the best products for mum and come up with these key essentials we think you’ll find useful.
Is it possible to be a perfect parent? Mumologist Dr Emma Svanberg reveals how our own childhoods dictate our parenting styles.
Naturdoc’s founder and clinical lead Lucinda Miller joins Parental Control to discuss family nutrition, gut health and more.
When menopause hits, estrogen levels decrease, which can have an impact on your sexual function as it can lower desire and make it harder for you to become aroused.
No amount of planning, reading, note-taking, praying or hoping can guarantee you a smooth ride through the first 3 months of your baby’s life and your life as a new mother.
Editor of My Baba Ellie Thompson welcomes the author of new book Mindful New Mum, clinical psychologist Dr Caroline Boyd to the show.
It’s never easy to juggle a full-time job with your family, especially as a mother. Continue reading to learn how you can find a balance between your work and motherhood responsibilities
We join Laura for a walk around Victoria Park to test drive her pushchair of choice, the Stokke Xplory X Signature, and to talk about her pregnancy, nesting plans, and how she’s preparing for her June arrival.
As a therapist to mothers, and a mother of three myself, I have become so aware of how, over the past few years, our More
Zita and I are so excited to have launched these two lounge suits for pregnancy and postnatal. We first saw a version of the More
My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes Guilty Mother blogger and tech entrepreneur Jo Wimble-Groves to the show to discuss mum-guilt and how best to More
This Caesarean section Awareness Month, Lesley Gilchrist, registered midwife and co-founder of My Expert Midwife talks to My Baba about how women can plan and prioritise their recovery after a C-section.
CEO and Founder of Oxwash, Kyle Grant joins the show to share some brilliant tips, hacks, and advice on family laundry.
Ellie Thompson welcomes English model, influencer and soon-to-be first-time mum Laura Coleman to the show to talk pregnancy, baby kit and her June arrival.
Leo Bamford and Ellie Thompson team up with Virgin and Absolute Radio DJ’s Amy Voce and Jennie Longdon to chat pregnancy, birth and baby kit in this latest episode of Parental Control.
A podcast with Leith’s trained chef Adam Shaw on foods to eat during pregnancy. Recipe inspiration for the first, second and third trimesters.
Here’s everything you need to know about postpartum anxiety, according to Bupa’s Clinical Lead for Mental Health, Glenys Jackson.
Personal trainer and Crossfit Coach Carly Rowena stops by to share her advice on how to promote a positive body image to your children. More
Are you a new mum returning to work after maternity leave? Each person will feel differently about returning to work after having a baby. More
Daisy Chain was founded due to the demand for flexible working with its aim to match people wanting more flexibility with companies offering it.
My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes life coach and boundary expert Michelle Elman to the show to talk about making friends at the school gate.
Do you know how to check for what’s normal, and what’s not? The stats show that 1 in 3000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during pregnancy alone.
Motherkind’s Zoe Blaskey joins Leo in this latest episode of My Baba’s podcast Parental Control to talk about motherhood and identity.
It’s really important to recognise these warning signs so you can prevent burnout. Burnout is very serious and takes a long time to recover from – you don’t want to reach the point of burnout, prevention is key.
What’s the difference between the Baby Blues and postnatal depression? What makes somebody more vulnerable, and what can I do to manage PND?
Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue, usually caused by an infection. It is a common condition which mainly affects women who are breastfeeding.
Midwife and lactation consultant Beth Graham tells us everything we need to know about breastfeeding and pumping.
PND is more prevalent than you might think. It affects more than 1 in 10 women within the first year of giving birth, and that’s only the ones we know about.
When is the right time to start weaning? What is baby-led weaning? Paediatric Dietician Bianca Parau responds to questions about weaning.
The reality is that parenting is a really difficult and complex job, and whether you realise it or not, loads of people are faking it; some really well.
There are many steps that you can take during and after pregnancy that will boost your physical and mental health. Prenatal and postnatal exercise tips by Elizabeth Frost, from Mama Baba Fit.
Dr Harriet Holme is a registered Nutritionist (AfN), and former experienced paediatrician and she shares her top tips on nutrition after pregnancy.
How to improve your CV, virtual interview tips, and more!
Cutting hair at home? If yours or the kids’ hair really can’t wait, follow these important tips before you begin.
In this time of crisis, many new mamas may feel completely lost when it comes to being able to access support. This initiative is designed to provide the reassurance and guidance they might be missing from their usual breastfeeding/baby groups during this time.
What can you do when that storm of self-doubt takes over your thinking and you question, ‘What value can I add’ or, ‘Will I still be able to do the job?’
Well, I’d love to start off by saying that we can do better than survive the first year and can totally thrive in the first year of motherhood if you follow these top ten.
Mum and founder of Lobella Loves Jo Love talks about her battle with postnatal depression and advises how those suffering can move forward with their lives.
Being a parent is hard work so anything you can do to make your life a little easier must be a good idea.
Once your child is born, relaxation and time to yourself becomes a luxury. Here are five ways to make the most of your baby’s nap time.
I recently returned to work, as a creative in an ad agency, after taking 10 months maternity leave for my second son. I’m fortunate More
Keep things in perspective and prioritise – it can feel overwhelming when we are juggling so much, but taking a pause and putting the different aspects your life in order or priority can help in taking the pressure off.
Navigating pregnancy and parenting is a minefield at best. Yes, there’s always Google to give you a quick answer to whatever it is you’re going through, but can you always trust the information you read online (unless you’re on My Baba of course!)?
Today we ran a Twitter chat with maternity nurse Mary Ashton. We were flooded with lots of questions on newborns, breastfeeding, babies and sleep, More
What would be your (honest) answer to the question “how long could you live off your savings/partners earnings if you no longer had an income?”
Here’s my latest pick of products, gifts and essentials for mamas or mamas-to-be. From the latest breast pumps, new bags, coolest clothing and ready made meals to a Vax that works wonders on puke – (yep, you read right!) you’ll find the necessities, some little luxuries the bizarre and the beautiful all right here!
Entrepreneurs are notorious for putting their business first whilst forgetting about their personal financial goals and the bigger picture. What happens to them if they cant work due to illness – is there an income protection policy in place? What about when they come to retire?
Motherhood these days is, let’s face it, a juggling act. Multi-tasking – a must! Most of us have probably had days where we feel completely overwhelmed. But how good are we at noticing when this is happening and taking preventative measures to stop it becoming too much?
An article by Leadership and Parenting Coach, Nina Farr on lone parent life hacks and the secrets to single parent success
A recent study, showed that working mums and stay at home mums experience the same amount of guilt. This isn’t about whether we work or don’t work. It seems we’re living in a guilt epidemic – a survey I completed last year revealed 80% mums feel some level of guilt every day.
I stopped complaining. I watched my language. If something negative slipped out, I would reframe it to find a positive or a ‘challenge’ rather than a struggle. I never expected what would happen next. I did this because I was desperate, and was willing to give it a go.
Founder of Motherkind Zoe Blaskey’s top ten tips on mindfulness; how to enjoy the benefits of feeling more calm, less anxious and guilty.
Aquatots have been swimming babies in the South East for over 20 years, and are proud to be one of the companies that can provide mums with a healthy work/mum balance. Aquatots teacher Laura explains first hand why she became a swimming teacher and exactly what that involved.
Women’s health charity Wellbeing of Women has launched a digital campaign to raise awareness for female reproductive conditions by sharing the stories of brave women who have battled obstetric and gynaecological health problems.
An expert article by Dr Andy Cope, from Art of Brilliance on how to escape from zombie land.
Find a couple who are already parents and berate them about their methods of discipline, lack of patience, appallingly low tolerance levels and how they have allowed their children to run wild.
Chances are if you breastfed your baby you are aware of these 2 terms: foremilk and hindmilk. So what exactly are foremilk and hindmilk?
This Thursday, My Baba looks back on a 2013 post from Louisa, the founder of lulubaby, and how breastfeeding is just like learning to dance!
When is the last time you talked about polio? Dr Ellie Cannon explains everything new parents need to know about polio and getting vaccinated.
Simone Ross explains the top main causes of colic, and how osteopaths go about treating it.
You don’t need to go on some magic diet when breastfeeding. You just need to stick to a few simple pieces of advice.
If you’re thinking about starting a small business, try reaching out to the mum community around you for a wealth of inspiration and talent.
Skin to skin is a simple technique that can benefit both parent and newborn. It’s important for health, wellbeing, and bonding.
I’m sure that’s how the saying goes… My blog about crappy milk supply deleted itself. This is the second time I’m writing this. It More
With National Breastfeeding Week commencing this week, we ask nutritional therapist Louisa Dowling what food you should be eating when breastfeeding.
Zita West, midwife to many an A-lister, and author of the Zita West Pregnancy Companion shares her tips for preparing for labour.
This week, we were thrilled to interview the fabulous TV Presenter, Cherry Healey.
Fancying a career change when you start working again? Some mums will return to the same job, but it’s a great excuse to do something different too!
1) How effective and exactly how does reflexology induce labour? The days leading to childbirth
Baby wellness and childcare expert Angela Spencer has over 20 years of experience in owning and operating nurseries responsible for the care, development and well-being of More
Hiring childcare is something that every parent needs to take very seriously before they sign on the dotted line. This is somebody you’re entrusting More
Here’s a round up of gorgeous baby record books to store every memory you never want to forget.
Ever since the arrival of Princess Charlotte, people have been talking about siblings, and what one can do to help their relationships. Shelley Davidow More
Antenatal and breastfeeding expert Louisa van den Bergh helps us to understand if baby is getting the right amount of milk.
Mental Health Awareness Week is all about talking about your mental health and the MumHood crew will be doing just that at their ‘Staying More
Antenatal expert and breastfeeding expert Louisa van den Bergh offers some top tips to help new fathers offer support while their partner feeding the baby.
Have you ever thought about donating your breast milk? Did you even know you could? My Baba’s resident maternity nurse explains all.
Happy National Tea Day! We’ve put together a list of our favourite places to celebrate our love of tea (and cake).
Is there a baby product YOU can’t live without? Check out the responses from our parenting bloggers at the Mothercare x My Baba Pushchair More
After you have given birth, it can feel like a minefield trying to work out what kind of exercise you can and can’t do. More
Here are the event highlights of our #MotherBaba Pushchair Party, featuring some of the coolest buggy brands, VIPs and influencers from the parenting world.
We had a very concerned mother write to us, who was in the midst of a divorce, and at her wit’s end. She just More