Happy Mum Happy Baby

Happy Mum Happy Baby

By Giovanna Fletcher

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. 

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Episodes

Stacey Heale on guiding children through grief

In this episode of Happy Mum Happy Baby, Giovanna sits down with Stacey Heale, a writer, campaigner, and the author of ‘Now is Not the Time for Flowers’, a candid exploration of grief written by Stacey following the death of her husband Greg.Stacey tells Gi about the day Greg was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer and how they navigated the realities of parenting their two daughters through his terminal illness. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/07/241h

Anna Williamson on her anxiety disorder during pregnancy

Anna Williamson has many strings to her bow. She’s an author, presenter, podcaster, life coach, counsellor, and mental health campaigner. She is also mum to two children and our guest on this week’s episode!Anna opens up to Gi about her perinatal and postnatal anxiety, the lessons she learned from her difficult first birth, and the importance of postnatal care.Trigger warning: this episode contains discussions around subjects including traumatic birth and postnatal depression. If you feel this may be a difficult listen, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/2454m 33s

Becky Adlington

We have a 4-time Olympic medalist in the Happy Mum Happy Baby studio this week! Becky Adlington is Britain's most successful female Olympic swimmer, having won two gold medals at the Beijing 2008 olympics when she was just 19, and then two bronze in London 2012.Becky tells Gi that becoming a mum has brought out her softer side, plus shares the story of meeting her husband on a dating app. She also opens up about the devastating loss of her baby daughter after she suffered a late-stage miscarriage.Trigger warning: this episode contains discussions around subjects including miscarriage and baby loss. If you feel this may be a difficult listen, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/241h 3m

Tanya Burr

Giovanna’s guest this week is Youtube royalty Tanya Burr! One of the UK’s first influencers back in 2009, Tanya’s makeup tutorials and fashion vlogs have gained her millions of followers over the years. Now a mum to baby Sage and back on Youtube after a 5 year break, there was lots to catch up on!Tanya tells Gi all about her motherhood journey so far, including the sickness she experienced during pregnancy, plus the decision behind her return to making long-form content. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/06/2448m 36s

What impact do gender stereotypes have on raising boys? Parenting SOS with Kirstie Beaven

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, and provide resources that could help us as parents talk to our boys about gender equality.Kirstie and Gi discuss the importance of encouraging emotional intelligence in our children and why we shouldn’t be afraid to challenge gender stereotypes. Plus Kirstie answers our community’s questions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/2454m 48s

Emma Gannon

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 women to experience motherhood. You can read more from Emma over on The Hyphen Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/06/2441m 33s

Louise Thompson (Part Two)

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 part of Louise’s candid conversation with Gi where she describes the impact her experiences have had on her mental health whilst also coming to terms with the challenges of motherhood.Trigger Warning: This episode contains discussions around subjects including traumatic birth and PTSD. If you feel this may be a difficult listen, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/06/241h 5m

Louise Thompson (Part One)

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 describes the impact her experiences have had on her mental health whilst also coming to terms with the challenges of motherhood.Trigger Warning: This episode contains discussions around subjects including traumatic birth and PTSD. If you feel this may be a difficult listen, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/06/2455m 27s

Paul C Brunson

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 much more! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/05/241h

Why isn’t my child talking yet? Parenting SOS with Emma Pomroy

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 month's focus on language and speech development. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/05/2442m 2s

Janette Manrara & Aljaž Škorjanec

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.
14/05/2456m 6s

Jenni Falconer

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.
07/05/2450m 17s

Jessica Urlichs

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.
30/04/2434m 39s

Audrey from The Receipts podcast

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.
23/04/2430m 58s

Sleep Support 101

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 deep dive into our community’s questions, covering topics from night wakes to night feeds, the dynamics of siblings sharing rooms and much more! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/04/2444m 53s

Louise Boyce (aka Mama Still Got It)

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 Collinswww.waterstones.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/04/241h 10m

Hollie McNish

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.
02/04/2448m 14s

Ella Mills

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.
26/03/2444m 59s

Understanding and Managing PCOS

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.
19/03/2431m 41s

Victoria Emes

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.
12/03/2436m 31s

Josie da Bank

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.
05/03/2439m 12s

Carrie Hope Fletcher

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.
27/02/2431m 18s

A Guide To Neonatal Intensive Care

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.
20/02/2434m 39s

Mia McKenna-Bruce

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.
13/02/2438m 3s

Oti Mabuse

We're back with a brand new season! And what better way to kick it off than hearing from Britain's favourite dancing queen Oti Mabuse, who has just become a first time mum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/02/2443m 21s

Gi's favourites: Chris and Rosie Ramsey

In the last episode of Giovanna's favourite repeats, we hear from Chris and Rosie Ramsey - the dynamic comedy duo behind Sh**ged Married Annoyed. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/01/241h 11m

Navigating Parental Wellbeing with NSPCC and T’Nia Miller

Parenting SOS is back! Every month, Gi will be delving deep into the topics you care most about, and the questions you need answered. This week is Parent Mental Health Day, and to mark the occasion we explore the ways you can protect your mental well-being throughout parenthood. Gi speaks to NSPCC Local Campaigns Manager Emma Motherwell and actor T'Nia Miller, a campaigns ambassador at the NSPCC, to find out how the charity is supporting mums and dads. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/2435m 30s

Gi's favourites: Jeff Brazier

All this month, we're bringing back some of Gi's favourite episodes from across the years. This week we hear from TV presenter Jeff Brazier about raising his two sons. This episode was originally recorded in 2019, ten years on from the tragic passing of Jade Goody - mother to Jeff's two boys. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/01/2458m 4s

Gi's favourites: Tom Fletcher

As team Happy Mum Happy Baby prepares for a brand new season, we hear some of Gi's favourite interviews from the past 7 years. This week, originally recorded in season 1 back in 2017, its Gi's other half, Tom Fletcher! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/01/2454m 5s

Mike & Alison Battle (Mr & Mrs Lapland)

It's Christmas! and to celebrate, Gi is joined by Mike and Alison Battle aka Mr and Mrs Lapland. Mike and Alison have set up the UK's biggest Christmas wonderland and they join Gi to discuss the magic of Christmas. Mike and Alison have four sons who are now all in their twenties and they recall each birth story as well as how their roles as parents have changed over the years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/2353m 31s

Harry & Izzy Judd Part 2

Gi continues the conversation with her close friends, Harry and Izzy Judd with a special focus on well-being for the whole family.A big thanks to Zarbee’s and Boots for partnering with us on this special bonus episode. The whole range of Zarbee’s kind and effective Cough Relief & Immune Support products are available in Boots, the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/2329m 4s

Harry & Izzy Judd

This week Giovanna is joined by her good friends, Harry and Izzy Judd. Harry is the drummer in McFly and Izzy is an author and mindfulness practitioner. The Judd's have 3 children, Lola, Kit and Lockie. The couple discuss the different journeys they've been on with their children's births including Izzy's journey with IVF. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/2355m 0s

Zoe Hardman

This week Gi is joined by TV presenter and Heart FM DJ Zoe Hardman. Zoe discusses being step mum to Isla and mum to Kit and Luna and also opens up about her journey with early menopause. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/231h 2m

Josh Patterson

Gi is joined by Josh Patterson, former "Made in Chelsea" star and now an ultra-endurance athlete and mental health advocate. In this episode, he candidly discusses the ups and downs of his journey, from his days in the spotlight to becoming a dad. He opens up about co-parenting, the dynamics of a blended family, and the importance of creating a positive, supportive environment for his daughter, India. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/11/231h 1m

Coleen Rooney

Gi is joined by Coleen Rooney, well-known TV personality and author, and the wife of famous footballer Wayne Rooney. As a mum of four, Coleen gives us a peek into her life, especially after the buzz of her recent documentary and book release. She opens up about the ups and downs of being in the spotlight and how her upbringing influences her parenting style. Coleen doesn't shy away from tough topics, sharing her experiences with miscarriages and the emotional rollercoaster that came with them. Throughout the episode, she emphasises the importance of routine, giving individual attention to each child, and learning through the journey of motherhood.'My Account' by Coleen Rooney is out now, and her documentary, 'Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story,' is streaming on Disney Plus. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/2359m 47s

Charlotte Crosby

Gi is joined by reality TV star Charlotte Crosby. Now engaged and a mum to little Alba, Charlotte gets real about her life and motherhood journey. She opens up about her tough experience with an ectopic pregnancy and how it changed her outlook on life and motherhood. Charlotte also shares why choosing a C-section for Alba’s birth was the right call for her. Plus, she talks about how she's nailing the mum-life balance, handling motherhood and her bustling career with surprising ease. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/11/2348m 14s

Louisa Lytton

Gi is joined by Louisa Lytton, a talented actress known for her roles in hit British TV shows like "EastEnders" and "The Bill." Louisa's world took a turn when she stepped into the journey of pregnancy and motherhood, all while keeping up with her bustling acting career. Juggling these roles wasn't without its challenges, and the pressure of her job only added to the mix. Amidst all this, Louisa's story is one of joy and resilience. In this episode, she opens up about her time on "EastEnders," revealing heartwarming stories of support from her co-stars and talking honestly about the guilt and internal struggle faced by many mums-to-be caught between their careers and exciting changes ahead. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/2350m 38s

Nekoda Smythe-Davis

Gi is joined by Nekoda Smythe-Davis, a powerhouse in judo celebrated for her 2014 Commonwealth Games gold and World Championship medals in 2017 and 2018. However, a challenging chapter began for Nekoda when a severe concussion during training in 2019 disrupted her trajectory. This setback, magnified by the global pandemic, posed a threat to her 2020 Olympic dreams. Amidst this, a beacon of joy emerged in 2021 when Nekoda became a mother, welcoming her daughter Ryia. In this episode, Nekoda shares her decision on why she returned to the sport, her adaptation to motherhood alongside intense training, and her newfound vulnerability to criticism during competitions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/2357m 4s

Motherhood Diaries: Post birth with Montana Brown

Gi welcomes back Montana Brown, the Love Island star turned businesswoman, who recently embraced motherhood with the birth of her son, Jude Isaiah O'Connor. Just over three months postpartum, Montana delves into the highs and lows of motherhood, touching on challenges like breastfeeding and societal pressures surrounding child milestones. Having been raised by a single parent, Montana expresses her newfound admiration for single mothers, acknowledging the immense challenges they face.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/10/2358m 33s

Geri Halliwell-Horner

This week Gi is joined by a true pop culture icon and literary star. She's a force as a Spice Girl and now, a New York Times bestselling author - Geri Halliwell! Geri opens up about the wonders and challenges of motherhood. From lessons on the Titanic and tractors (all thanks to her son’s unique curiosities) to the pivotal importance of being wholly present for your children. Plus, for all the book lovers, get an exclusive glimpse into the world of her latest novel, "Rosie Frost and the Falcon Queen." Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/10/2344m 53s

Dr Amanda Gummer in partnership with BBC #AD

When it comes to screens, it's what's on them that counts. A recent campaign from the BBC explores how screens can be a powerful tool for children and families, helping to develop curious, kind, and creative young minds.’ In this week’s episode, Gi is joined by child development expert Dr Amanda Gummer to shed light on how screens can be more than just digital babysitters. Amanda is all in for using screens to kickstart tricky conversations with kids and is a big fan of shows that do more than just entertain, but also nurture our little ones' growing imaginations. Did you know shows such as the BBC’s 'Yakka Dee' and 'Love Monster' were crafted by experts to do just that? It’s not just about keeping them busy — it's about feeding those curious minds, and it turns out, the right content makes all the difference. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/2341m 11s

Chloe Madeley

Gi is joined by Chloe Madeley, fitness expert and daughter of beloved British TV duo Richard and Judy, for a conversation about her journey into motherhood. Chloe opens up about the overwhelming love she has for her baby, Bodhi, and how becoming a mum has wonderfully turned her life upside down. She admits that heading back to work too soon after giving birth might not have been the best decision, but it’s given her valuable insight. Now, she’s even better equipped to guide her clients, particularly when it comes to navigating postnatal recovery and setting achievable goals. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/10/2357m 41s

The Kabs Family

The Kabs family are one of social media's most cherished families, celebrated for their musical videos that feature the whole family. Mother Chan and Father Tay sit down with Gi to discuss their journey from teenage parenthood to raising a family of 3 kids. They delve into the many challenges they've faced, from sleepless nights to giving birth and body image.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/10/2358m 7s

Scarlett Moffatt

Gi is joined by TV personality, presenter, and former ballroom dancer, Scarlett Moffatt. You might recognise her from ‘Gogglebox’ or remember when she took the crown on 'I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!' in 2016. But today, Scarlett takes us on a different journey: motherhood. Scarlett opens up about her journey into motherhood. From the challenges of premature birth and hospital stays to the joys of bonding through breastfeeding and watching baby Jude grow. Scarlett's experiences are a testament to the complexities and joys of being a new mum.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/09/2356m 39s

Hannah Mills OBE

Gi is joined by Hannah Mills OBE. Not only is she the most celebrated female sailor in the Olympics, but Sir Ben Ainslie, the British skipper, also calls her a 'once in a generation talent.' But there's more to Mills than just her sailing accolades; she's recently stepped into a new chapter- as a mum to her baby daughter, Sienna.In this episode, Mills opens up about the beautiful shifts in her life since embracing motherhood. She talks about the comfort and friendship she's found in a group of fellow athlete mums and teammates. As she sails through this new chapter of her life, Mills urges new mums to soak in the early moments with their newborns without getting caught up in the hustle to establish routines right away. It's all about enjoying the simple, tender moments that come with nurturing a new life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/09/2344m 17s

Kamille

Gi is joined by singer-songwriter Kamille. Now how many mums can say they’ve won a Grammy, a Brit award, and been nominated for the Mercury Prize before releasing their debut album? Kamille can. In this episode, she has an open discussion about her career and the rewarding journey of motherhood. The conversation highlights her newfound resilience and assertiveness, which is complemented by a zero-tolerance attitude towards stressors that don't merit their time or energy. Kamille can't help but share her bubbling excitement for her upcoming album, K1. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/09/2356m 51s

Jorgie Porter

This week Giovanna is joined by actress and model well known for her role in Hollyoaks, Jorgie Porter. Jorgie lays bare her transformative journey into motherhood, embodying the whirlwind of emotions and unique experiences that come with this new chapter in life. From the highs and lows of pregnancy to the heartwarming complexities of childbirth. This heart-to-heart conversation embraces the beauty and intricacies of becoming a mother, all told by a woman steering through each phase with elegance and a sprinkle of humour.TRIGGER WARNING: This discussion touches on the sensitive topic of miscarriage. If you feel this might be hard to listen to, we've got a range of other episodes you might prefer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/231h 7m

Ashley James

Gi is joined by Ashley James – a model, DJ, and fellow mum. Ashley opens up about her own experiences as a mother, the pressures she felt from society, and her own self-doubts. She discusses breastfeeding, postpartum body image, and the perceived judgments from others. The conversation also highlights the challenges of being a new mom, the societal fixation on "baby weight" and the pressure to bounce back.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/08/2358m 37s

Lliana Bird

Gi is joined by Lliana Bird, a mum of two and co-founder of Choose Love, who's also a recognisable voice on the radio. Lliana delves into her radio career and shares why she took a break after becoming a mother. Together, they discuss the challenges of juggling a professional career, personal aspirations, and the day-to-day duties of parenthood. The conversation also highlights Lliana’s debut children’s book, ‘Baboo The Unusual Bee’. It's available for pre-order here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/baboo-the-unusual-bee/lliana-bird/aysha-tengiz/9781915395047 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/08/2355m 44s

Lydia Bright

Gi is joined by TOWIE star Lydia Bright to discuss pregnancy, birth and co-parenting her 3 year old daughter, Loretta. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/08/231h

Sophie McCartney

Giovanna is joined by Sophie McCartney aka Tired 'N Tested. Sophie is a comedian, best selling author and mother of three and she joins Gi to talk about her experiences with birth, C-sections and miscarriage.TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains discussion around the theme of miscarriage. If you think you may find this difficult to listen to, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/08/2354m 38s

Demi Stokes

This week Giovanna is joined by Demi Stokes, England’s esteemed left-back footballer. Demi opens up about her and her partner Katie's path to becoming parents, sharing their real-life experiences with IVF, preeclampsia, surrogacy, and handling racism. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/08/2347m 1s

Clair & James Buckley

This week Giovanna is joined by Clair and James Buckley. James is best known for his role as Jay in The Inbetweeners and Clair is a model and actress. The Buckleys have 2 sons, Harrison and Jude (named after their mutual love of The Beatles) and they join Gi to discuss the ups and downs of a house full of boys! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/07/2351m 41s

Motherhood diaries: Before birth with Montana Brown

Gi is back with a brand new series and our first guest is our first ever expectant mum! Gi caught up with Love Island Star and businesswoman Montana Brown just a few weeks before she gave birth to her first child, Jude Isaiah O'Connor earlier this week. They discuss her pregnancy journey and her hopes for the future. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/07/2343m 4s

Nurturing Emotional Health with Suzy Reading

In the final episode of this season of Parenting SOS, Gi chats with Suzy Reading, a respected psychologist, author, and yoga teacher, about emotional health for parents and children. Drawing on her rich professional background, Suzy shares her journey towards specialising in emotional health and how motherhood has shaped her approach. The episode is packed with useful tips on how parents can model healthy emotional habits and support their kids through strong emotions.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/2336m 16s

Healing from birth trauma with Dr Rebecca Moore

Gi chats with Dr Rebecca Moore, a perinatal psychiatrist with a special interest in birth trauma. Dr Moore has over 20 years of experience in treating various conditions including infertility, pregnancy loss, anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma.They discuss the nature and impact of birth trauma, exploring its emotional effects, the potential for PTSD, and long-term consequences. The conversation also addresses the role of the father, possible strains on the mother-healthcare worker relationship, and self-advocacy strategies for mothers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/2335m 48s

Discussing Paternal mental health with Lily Pebbles & Rich

Continuing the discussion on the topic of paternal mental health, Gi chats with Lilly Pebbles and her husband, Rich. They delve into Rich's personal journey with paternal mental health and his struggles with health anxiety. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/06/2331m 37s

Dads Deserve Care Too with Elliott Rae

Gi chats with Elliott Rae. Elliott Rae is a recognized advocate for diversity, equality, and inclusion, a prominent speaker on fatherhood, masculinity, and men's mental health, and the founder of the "MusicFootballFatherhood" parenting platform.They discuss the societal impact of masculinity on men's mental health and why men often find it difficult to seek help for mental health issues. The conversation also explores ways of destigmatizing men's mental health and the media's role in promoting healthy mental health practices for fathers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/2340m 40s

Demistifying Hypnobirthing with Katharine Graves

Gi chats with Katharine Graves, an authority on hypnobirthing and the driving force behind KGHypnobirthing and The Hypnobirthing Association. Katherine gets to the nitty-gritty of hypnobirthing, offering fascinating insights into how this approach can truly transform the childbirth experience. She sheds light on its potential to alleviate labour pain, how its not your usual childbirth method and how you can use its principles in other parts of life. Katharine is kindly offering our listeners a 20% discount code on her KGH online course.To claim your discount go to kghb.org/happymumpod and use the code: HAPPYMUM  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/06/2344m 45s

Feeling Sexy After Having a Baby Kate Moyle

Gi chats with Kate Moyle, a psychosexual and relationship therapist who specialises in helping people struggling with their sex lives and sexuality.Kate delves deep into how our sex lives and relationships can evolve post-childbirth. She offers valuable advice on how to navigate these changes and challenges - from handling the intimate life with a baby in the room, grappling with differences in sexual experiences after birth, to finding ways to feel sexy and reconnecting with your partner after having a baby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/06/2336m 29s

Understanding and managing perinatal anxiety with Dr. Orinayo Onabanjo

Gi chats with Dr Orinayo Onabanjo, a seasoned counselling psychologist, to discuss perinatal anxiety, a condition affecting about 20% of women during pregnancy and postpartum.Dr Orinayo shares her know-how, talking through different ways to handle perinatal anxiety and where to find help. They discuss the many sides of this condition, how to deal with the stigma, and why getting help matters. This episode is packed with useful tips for anyone navigating this challenging period during pregnancy and the first year of being a parent. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/05/2340m 37s

Potty Training 101 with Amanda Jenner

Gi chats with Amanda Jenner, the UK's Toilet Training Expert, diving into the complicated and often challenging process of potty training. Amanda shares her professional experience and tips, exploring various strategies for successful potty training and engagement tactics for children. The conversation covers the nuances of gender-specific training, how to manage training regression and the potential role of rewards. Amanda's advice offers critical support for parents embarking on or currently navigating this significant milestone in their child's development. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/2334m 51s

Healing after loss with Zoe Clark-Coates MBE

Gi Chats with Zoe Clark-Coates, co-founder of The Mariposa Trust, about the complex topic of baby loss, miscarriage, and grief. Zoe shares her personal journey, including how she and her husband supported each other during their losses. The conversation covers strategies for coping with physical and emotional pain, communication around loss and delves into the societal aspects of miscarriage, including how to support a friend going through loss.TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains discussion around the theme of baby loss which may be difficult for some listeners. If you think that this episode may impact you negatively then please choose and alternative episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/2345m 18s

Navigating separation with Samantha Woodham (The Divorce Surgery)

Gi chats with Samantha Woodham, a seasoned family law barrister who knows the ins and outs of divorce and co-parenting. Samantha shares her wisdom on avoiding common mistakes, mitigating the impact on children, and maintaining a cordial approach. They discuss practical co-parenting tips and life after divorce, emphasising the importance of communication and empathy in creating a nurturing and positive atmosphere for children. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/05/2336m 38s

Making every penny count with Gemma Bird aka Money Mum

Gi is back with a new series of Parenting SOS. In this first episode, we discuss how parents can tackle the cost of living crisis and make every penny count with Gemma Bird (@moneymumofficial). We'll be answering questions from the Happy Mum community and discussing practical ways to help parents manage finances. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/05/2339m 22s

Ollie and Gareth Locke-Locke

Before Giovanna returns next week for a new season of Happy Mum Happy Baby: Parenting SOS, we have a special episode of the podcast with Made In Chelsea faves, Ollie and Gareth. The Locke Locke's are pregnant and join Giovanna to talk about their surrogacy journey and the impending arrival of their twins! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/04/231h 7m

Jason Watkins and Clara Francis

This week on Happy Mum Happy Baby, Giovanna speaks to actor Jason Watkins and his wife Clara Francis, who tragically lost their daughter, Maudie to sepsis when she was just two and a half years old. Jason and Clara discuss their loss in advance of the broadcast of their ITV documentary launching this week, 'Jason & Clara: In Memory of Maudie'.TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains discussion around losing a child to Sepsis. If you feel you may find it difficult to listen to, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/03/231h 23m

Malin Andersson

This week, Giovanna is joined by the amazing Malin Andersson. Malin rose to fame on Love Island and since has become a truly powerful voice for mental health and the body positivity movement. Malin discusses her joy at becoming mum to her baby girl Xaya as well as the heartbreak of losing her first born, Consy.TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains discussion around topics such as suicide, abusive relationships and baby loss. If you think you may find this episode difficult to listen to, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/03/2352m 49s

Doug & Sanjay AKA The Travelling Gays

On this week's Happy Mum Happy baby Gi discusses surrogacy with Doug and Sanjay AKA The Travelling Gays. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/03/2343m 31s

Aston & Sarah Merrygold

JLS singer Aston Merrygold and his wife, dancer, Sarah join Giovanna to discuss life with their 2 young boys, Grayson and Macaulay. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/03/2353m 17s

Vogue Williams

Gi's guest this week is model, TV presenter and mum of three, Vogue WIlliams. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/02/2350m 25s

Jess Wright

New mum and old friend, Jess Wright joins Giovanna to discuss the birth of her baby boy Presley. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/02/2345m 51s

Gabby Logan

This week Giovanna is joined by presenter, podcaster and mum of three, Gabby Logan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/02/2349m 40s

Sophie Hinchliffe AKA Mrs Hinch

On this week's Happy Mum Happy Baby, Gi is joined by Sophie Hinchliffe. Sophie is a mum of two and after finding fame as an influencer obsessed with cleaning, she has become a Sunday Times best selling author and has just released her first Children's book, 'Welcome to Hinch Farm'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/02/231h 2m

Shaping Us, The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood

To celebrate the launch of the Shaping Us campaign from The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood, Gi is joined by paediatric doctor Guddi Singh to talk about early brain development. Shaping Us is a new, long-term awareness raising campaign to increase public understanding of the crucial importance of the first five years of a child’s life. Spearheaded by The Princess of Wales, the campaign highlights the fundamental importance of early childhood in shaping adults and future society. Find out more: shapingus.com - @earlychildhood Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/02/2340m 11s

Sam and Billie Faiers

TV's favourite sisters, Sam and Billie join Gi to chat Mummy Diaries, birthing stories and how three can be a handful! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/01/2356m 16s

Kimberly Wyatt

Singer, dancer and former Pussycat Dolls member, Kimberly Wyatt joins Giovanna to discuss her life as a mum of three. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/01/2347m 36s

Matt Willis

For the first episode of the new season, Giovanna is joined by her good friend Matt Willis to discuss, fatherhood, addiction and dealing with teenagers!TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains discussion around the theme of addiction. If you feel this may be difficult for you please choose another episode. Listener discretion is advised, Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/2350m 44s

Giorgina & Mario Falcone

In the second of our bonus episodes to celebrate the launch of Giovanna Fletcher: Made In Italy on ITV, Gi is joined by her sister, Giorgina and brother, Mario as they reminisce on growing up together and the parenting lessons they have learned from each other! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/2249m 13s

Big Mario

In this special bonus episode to celebrate the launch of 'Giovanna Fletcher: Made In Italy' on ITV, Gi talks parenting with her dad, Big Mario Falcone! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/12/2235m 19s

Gino D'Acampo

For the final episode in the current series, Gi is joined by Italian chef and TV personality, Gino D'Acampo to discuss his approach to parenting his 3 children.Gino's new book 'Gino's Italy: Like Mamma Used To Make' is available now. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/11/2240m 14s

Emma & Ollie Proudlock

Gi is joined on this week's episode by model Emma and business entrepreneur, Ollie to discuss the birth of their baby daughter, Bonnie. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/10/2242m 52s

Jo Joyner

Actress Jo Joyner discusses her journey with IVF and life with her twins Edie and Freddie. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/10/2252m 18s

Baby Loss Awareness Week

This week is Baby Loss Awareness Week and Giovanna reflects on some of the stories of baby loss that have featured on the podcast over the years. If you’re looking for support with Baby Loss you can search for Tommys or PANDAS online.Trigger warning: Contains difficult topics, listener discretion is advised. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/10/229m 42s

Zoe Sugg and Alfie Deyes

YouTubers and entrepreneurs Zoe Sugg and Alfie Deyes discuss life with their first baby, Ottilie. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/221h

Ayda Williams

Giovanna's guest this week is actress, model, TV panelist - wife to Robbie and mum of four, Ayda Williams. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/10/2251m 43s

Freddy McConnell

Giovanna's guest on this episode is writer and journalist, Freddy McConnell. Freddy is a queer transgender man and solo dad of two. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/09/221h 1m

Dave Berry

This week Gi is joined by radio presenter and DadPod host, Dave Berry. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/09/2243m 9s

Casyo ‘Krept’ Johnson & Sasha Ellese

Rapper & broadcaster, Casyo ‘Krept’ Johnson and health & beauty influencer, Sasha Ellese join Gi to discuss co-parenting and co-founding their own baby care brand. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/221h 1m

Georgia Kousoulou

This week, Giovanna is joined by The Only Way Is Essex's, Georgia Kousoulou, wife to Tommy and mum to Brody. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/09/2255m 58s

Kelsey Parker

For the first episode in the new season, Giovanna is joined by her good friend Kelsey Parker, who sadly lost her husband Tom to a brain tumour earlier this year after their second child was born. Gi discusses life and motherhood after Tom. This episode contains real and difficult conversations around death, please only listen if it feels safe for you. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/221h

Help! My little one wakes at 5am every morning. Is there anything I can do? with Anna Knight

Gi is back and talking 'sleep' with holistic sleeping coach and Founder of Sleeping Bunnies Anna Knight. The pair discuss why our babies sometimes struggle to nod off, how to remedy that, sleeping tips for parents and answer your listener questions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/08/2240m 27s

I need flexible working! How do I approach my employer? with Anna Whitehouse

In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by Anna Whitehouse, author and founder of Mother Pukkaa, Anna and Gi discuss everything around flexible working - why we should have it, how to ask for it and answer your listener questions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/07/2239m 35s

'Baby Blues' Vs Postnatal depression. How can I tell the difference? with Dr Punam Krishan

In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend', Gi begins to better understand postnatal depression with writer, TV presenter and NHS GP Dr Punam Krishan. The two discuss everything from normalising conversations around depression and how to cope with these feelings. Dr Punam is medically trained in this area, but she also suffered from postnatal depression and opens up about her experiences. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/07/2244m 15s

My baby is 6 months old. How do we start weaning? with Charlotte Stirling-Reed

This week on 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by registered nutritionist and best selling author Charlotte Stirling-Reed to talk about everything weaning! The pair discuss everything around eating habits, when to introduce foods and they answer your listener questions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/07/2240m 22s

When can I start exercising after giving birth? with Shakira Akabusi

In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi dives into pre and postnatal health with fitness expert and public speaker Shakira Akabusi. The pair discuss everything from exercise to breastfeeding, recovery times to staying fit during pregnancy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/07/2242m 12s

How do I talk to my children about dying? with Anna Lyons & Louise Winter

This week on Asking For A Friend, Gi is joined by End-of-Life Doula, Anna Lyons and progressive funeral director, Louise Winter to discuss how to navigate difficult conversations around death and illness. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/06/2238m 50s

Am I a good enough parent? with Clemmie Telford

This week on 'Asking For A Friend', Gi discusses Vulnerability with author of 'But Why?', Clemmie Telford. From answering difficult questions from kids to having an open conversation with yourself, Gi and Clemmie talk about feeling lost and when to ask for help. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/06/2233m 27s

Am I Incontinent? with Emma Brockwell

This week on 'Asking For A Friend' Gi discusses Pelvic Floor Health with founder of Pevic Roar and author of 'Why Did No One Tell Me?, Emma Brockwell. With tips on how to keep your pelvic floor healthy and your questions answered on everything from excercising when pregnant to urinary incontinence. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/06/2238m 20s

Am I OK? with Stacie Swift

In this episode of 'Asking For A Friend' Gi is joined by illustrator, mum and author of 'You Are Positively Awesome', Stacie Swift. The pair discuss everything around parental mental health, practising self love and answer your listener questions around wellbeing. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/06/2240m 11s

What is Gut Health? with Dr Megan Rossi

In our very first Asking For A Friend episode, Gi is joined by Dr Megan Rossi, a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with a PhD in gut health to discuss how the microbes in your stomach can impact the physical and mental health of mother and child. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/05/2239m 33s

Introducing Asking For A Friend

Introducing 'Happy Mum Happy Baby: Asking For A Friend', a brand new incarnation of the show where Gi will be speaking to leading parenting experts and asking your questions about the issues that affect us all through our parenting journeys. From your pelvic floor to mental health, weaning to bed-wetting and teething to trauma, we got it all covered. Make sure you submit your questions for our experts by heading over to Giovanna's socials! @mrsgifletcher Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/05/221m 29s

Tom Daley

In this week's episode, Giovanna is joined by none other than diving extraordinaire, and keen knitter, Tom Daley. The pair sit down to talk all things fatherhood and the ins and the outs of surrogacy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/05/2248m 51s

Dope Black Dads

Joining Gi today is Marvyn from Dope Black Dads, an organisation that provides a safe space for fathers who wish to discuss their experiences of being black, a parent and masculinity in the modern world. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/05/2250m 55s

Anna Mathur

Psychotherapist, bestselling author of Mind Over Mother and mum to three, Anna Mathur is today's guest. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/04/2245m 0s

DIY Dads

Joining Gi today is James from the DIY Dads. He's a DIY lover, gardener and an advocate for LGBTQ+ parenting and adoptive families. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/04/2248m 19s

Dr Rangan Chatterjee

Today’s episode is all about improving health and happiness! Gi is joined by Dr Rangan Chatterjee, father of two, physician, author and podcast host of ‘Feel Better, Live More.’ Dr Chatterjee explores how his own childhood affects the way he parents and why he feels he’s a better person because of his children. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/04/2251m 20s

Malorie Blackman

BAFTA winner, author and former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman OBE is on the podcast! She speaks to Gi about her experience of miscarriage and raising her daughter who’s now in her 20s.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/03/2238m 57s

Ben Anderson (The Diary of a Dad)

Today Gi chats to co-founder and managing director of Musicalize and father of five Ben Anderson (AKA The Diary of a Dad.) Together they explore everything he’s learnt since becoming a dad- from placentas being delivered to the power of communication. Ben also talks about the very difficult experience of his twins being born at 21 weeks and passing away shortly after birth.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/03/221h

Kate Lawler

Gi is joined by former Big Brother housemate, host of podcast Maybe Baby, and drive-time presenter on Virgin Radio, Kate Lawler. Kate speaks about how turning 40 sparked a desire to have a child. After her baby Noa was born, Kate battled with feelings of resentment, frustration and loneliness that eventually turned into joy. As well as raising awareness of mental health struggles woman can face after giving birth, Kate's now focusing on spending time with her baby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/03/2250m 2s

Laura Jackson

Today Gi chats to Laura Jackson- presenter, columnist and CEO of online market Glassette about the joys of being a mum! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/2250m 24s

Ellie Taylor

Gi’s guest today is actress, comedian, author of ‘My Child and Other Mistakes’ and mother of one Ellie Jane Taylor. They chat about Ellie not feeling maternal before deciding to have a child but how she now believes her baby has opened her heart and made her a nicer person.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/03/2245m 41s

Josh Widdicombe

Comedian Josh Widdicombe is Gi’s first guest of the new series! They have a giggle about the joys of family life; explore why Josh decided to start his chart-topping parenting podcast and discuss how he juggles late-night gigs with being a dad.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/2242m 7s

Baby-size: Izzy Judd

In the last mini episode of this series, Gi listens back to a moving interview with one of her oldest friends, violinist and mother of two Izzy Judd. Izzy and Gi met through their husbands, who are in a band together. In this clip, Izzy describes her journey with anxiety, infertility, miscarriage and undergoing IVF. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/09/2115m 18s

Annie Macmanus

Annie Mac, or Annie Macmanus, is on the show! Author, presenter and DJ chats to Gi about juggling loud late nights with being a mum, taking the decision to leave Radio 1 after 17 years and finally getting to put her kids to bed.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/2140m 39s

Ian 'H' Watkins

Father of two and pop star in Steps, Ian ‘H’ Watkins is today’s guest. Gi hears about H’s experience of surrogacy, taking his kids on tour with Steps and making the most of his platform to fly the flag for people in the LGBTQ+ community. Please note this episode contains conversation about miscarriage. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/09/2141m 16s

Baby-size: Sarah Turner AKA The Unmumsy Mum

In this mini episode, Gi chats to Sarah Turner AKA ‘The Unmumsy Mum’ about her writing that explores those less than picture-perfect parenting moments. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/2113m 27s

Lisa Faulkner

Gi is joined by actress, chef and presenter Lisa Faulkner. They speak about Lisa's experience of IVF, deciding to adopt her daughter and her family’s love of a roast dinner. This episode contains discussion around miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy. If you’d prefer, please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/2140m 49s

Part Two: Ashley Cain and Safiyya Vorajee

Gi is joined by ex-Coventry City player turned reality star Ashley Cain and partner aesthetic practitioner Safiyya Vorajee. The couple’s baby Azaylia died at eight months old after fighting a rare form of cancer called acute myeloid leukaemia. We’ve split the episode into two parts because Gi wanted you to hear as much of their story as possible.In part two, the couple talk to Gi about how they celebrated every moment they had with their baby girl Azaylia. They’ve set up a foundation in Azaylia's name to support families dealing with childhood cancer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/2134m 41s

Part One: Ashley Cain and Safiyya Vorajee

Gi is joined by ex-Coventry City player turned reality star Ashley Cain and partner aesthetic practitioner Safiyya Vorajee. The couple’s baby Azaylia died at eight months old after fighting a rare form of cancer called acute myeloid leukaemia. We’ve split the episode into two parts because Gi wanted you to hear as much of their story as possible.In part one, Gi learns how Safiyya took pregnancy in her stride and gave birth to Azaylia during covid lockdown. The couple explain when they started to think something was wrong with their baby and they stress how they want to make parents aware of the symptoms of leukaemia. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/2142m 53s

Baby-size: Tom Fletcher

In this ‘baby-size’ episode, Gi listens back to her chat with her husband, musician and writer Tom Fletcher. Recorded in 2017, they chat about how Tom navigated being a birthing partner and the often less discussed daddy guilt. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/08/2115m 29s

Vernon Kay

Gi catches up with friend from ‘I’m a Celebrity’, presenter and father of two, Vernon Kay. Vernon chats about being a dad to two girls, from getting excited about his daughter’s first music festival and turning into his own father.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/2142m 57s

Harps Kaur

Today Gi is chatting to blogger Harps Kaur. They discuss Harps’ experiences of post-natal depression after giving birth to her son Arjun and the impact of her son Saajan’s surprise Down's Syndrome diagnosis.In Harps’ blog ‘Baby Brain Memoirs,’ she writes about everything from the highs and lows of motherhood to travel adventures to party planning!Please note, this episode contains conversation about sensitive topics, including depression and suicidal thoughts. If you feel uncomfortable with these subjects, please pick a different episode.If you're feeling depressed or are unsure about your mental health, The Samaritans run a confidential 24-hour helpline. You can call for free in the UK on 116 123 or visit samaritans.org for other ways to find support. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/2152m 42s

Baby-size: Emma Willis

Throughout the last seven series of Happy Mum Happy Baby, there have been some amazing, informative and moving conversations.Gi wanted to bring you some of her favourite moments in a series of ‘baby-sized’ episodes. So to kick off, we hear part of her chat with best friend TV presenter Emma Willis. They talk about developing confidence as a new mum and three kids in, feeling like you still have no idea what you’re doing! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/08/2114m 55s

Alexandra Heminsley

In this episode, Gi meets writer and journalist Alexandra Heminsley. Gi hears about Alexandra’s experience of IVF, how a huge error in a test result affected her during pregnancy, and how she came to terms with the fact her then-husband was going to transition.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/08/2155m 40s

Jake & Hannah Graf

Gi meets a couple The Guardian have named “The UK’s most influential LGBT Power Couple.” Captain Hannah Graf MBE is an Officer of the British Army serving with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. In 2013 she came out as a transgender woman and became one of the highest-ranking transgender soldiers within the British Army. Jake Graf is an award-winning director, writer and actor known for his roles in ’The Danish Girl' and ‘Colette’', ’. After meeting in 2015, last year they welcomed their first child into the world. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/2143m 45s

Emma Barnett

From Woman’s Hour to Newsnight, today’s guest is broadcaster, journalist and writer Emma Barnett. Gi hears about Emma’s struggles with endometriosis, her IVF journey and learns how she was keen to retain her sense of self after giving birth to her son.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/2156m 11s

Ade Adepitan and Linda Harrison

In this episode, Gi chats with sports pundit, TV presenter and Paralympic medallist Ade Adepitan and his wife, singer Linda Harrison. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/2156m 30s

Greg Rutherford

To kick off the new series, Gi is joined by Greg Rutherford, MBE, former track and field athlete who specialised in long jump. He represented Great Britain at the Olympics, World and European Championships, and England at the Commonwealth Games. He’s also Masterchef Celebrity champion for 2019 and is planning to compete in the GB bobsleigh team at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing! Greg is a father of three and in this episode he shares his experience of supporting his partner through severe hyperemesis. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/07/211h

Millie Mackintosh

Wellness, fashion and former Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh joins Gi this week to reflect on her first year as a mother. They discuss emotional wellbeing, reflux, cracked nipples and dealing with her baby's hip dysplasia diagnosis. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/04/2154m 35s

Africa Daley-Clarke

This week's episode is with Africa Daley-Clarke AKA, The Vitamin D Project. Africa is an Interior Stylist and mother of three. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/04/2155m 31s

Laura and Tom Hopper

This week Gi meets with long-time friends, actors Tom and Laura Hopper. They share their story of becoming parents and how they've dealt with their son's recent autism diagnosis. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/03/2155m 40s

Kreena Dhiman

Cancer, surrogacy and miracles that come in threes... Kreena Dhiman (of The Intended Parent podcast) shares the unique and hugely inspirational story of how she became a mother to four children. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/211h 6m

Steph McGovern

Journalist and TV presenter Steph McGovern joins Gi to talk about how she's juggled motherhood with her career – plus thoughts on Irish dancing and projectile watermelon! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/03/2147m 24s

Jennifer Garner

Actress and mum of three, Jennifer Garner joins Gi to share her story of motherhood – and explains how her new film Yes Day is all about letting kids make the rules. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/03/2135m 21s

Chloe and JB Gill

This week Gi is joined by dancer and mum Chloe Gill alongside popstar husband JB Gill, from JLS. This episode contains discussions around difficult births and postpartum recovery – and may not be suitable for all listeners. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/03/2159m 56s

Edith Bowman

Gi is joined by presenter, podcaster and mum of two, Edith Bowman. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/02/2159m 18s

Tanni Grey-Thompson

This week Gi is joined by presenter, politician and eleven time Paralympic gold medalist, Tanni Grey-Thompson. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/2148m 54s

Richard and Judy

Gi is back for season 7 with TV legends Richard and Judy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/02/2151m 49s

Nozi Samela

In this special bonus edition of Happy Mum Happy Baby, Gi is joined by @mothers2mothers Mentor, Nozi Samela. Nozi discusses how the organisation helped guide her through an HIV - positive diagnosis at 19 years old, when she was 6 months pregnant. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/10/201h 2m

Joe Wicks

Joe Wicks returns to the podcast to discuss baby number two and becoming the nations lockdown PE teacher. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/09/201h

Samantha Cameron

In the final episode of the series, Giovanna is joined by Samantha Cameron. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/09/2056m 49s

Nigel Clarke

Gi is joined by fellow Baby Club presenter and Dadvenger, Nigel Clarke. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/08/2057m 38s

Sally Phillips

Actress, comedian and mum of three, Sally Phillips is Giovanna's guest this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/08/201h 7m

Liv Thorne AKA Liv's Alone

Author Liv Thorne AKA Liv's Alone joins Giovanna to share her journey with sperm donation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/08/201h 16m

Illy Morrison

Giovanna is joined by midwife, mum and hypnobirthing teacher, Illy Morrison to discuss motherhood, birth rights, birth trauma and racial inequality in childbirth Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/07/201h 16m

Lily Pebbles

Lifestyle vlogger, Sunday Times bestseller and mum Lily Pebbles is this week's guest. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/201h 6m

Emma Bunton

This week's Happy Mum is Baby Spice AKA Emma Bunton! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/07/201h 3m

Dawn O' Porter

Gi is joined by presenter, writer and mother of two, Dawn O'Porter. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/201h 9m

Paloma Faith

Gi is joined by award winning solo artist Paloma Faith. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/06/201h 7m

Dope Black Mums

This week Gi is joined by Endy McKay, Natalie Duvall and Carina White from Dope Black Mums. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/201h 28m

Cressida Cowell

We're back for season 6 and to kick things off Gi is joined by celebrated children's author and the 2019 Children's Laureate, Cressida Cowell to discuss how raising a child is not too different from training a dragon! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/201h

Oliver Jeffers

In this special bonus episode, to celebrate the Apple TV release of ‘Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth’ , Giovanna is joined by best selling author Oliver Jeffers who's book the film is based on. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/2027m 23s

Michelle Kennedy

In this bonus edition, Gi is joined by the Founder and CEO of Peanut, MIchelle Kennedy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/2040m 21s

Alesha Dixon

Singer, author and everyone's favourite judge, Alesha Dixon joins Gi for the final episode of the series to discuss being a mum to Azura and Anaya. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/2054m 3s

Prue Leith

This week Gi is joined by author, journalist, mum, grandma and Bake Off judge, Prue Leith. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/2042m 46s

Roxanne Hoyle AKA LadBabyMum

Gi is joined by chart topping Roxanne Hoyle AKA LadBabyMum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/03/2048m 38s

Ferne McCann

Ferne joins Gi to discuss life with her daughter, Sunday Skye, being a mum in the public eye and prolapse. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/03/2050m 2s

Laura Dockrill

Giovanna is joined by author, poet and illustrator, Laura Dockrill who shares her personal story of postpartum psychosis after the birth of her first child.TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains explicit discussion surrounding issues including depression, postpartum psychosis and suicidal thoughts. This may prove a difficult listen for some and if you feel that listening may affect you negatively then please choose another episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/03/201h 2m

Lorraine Kelly

Lorraine Kelly OBE joins Giovanna this week to discuss how she managed motherhood and those early mornings! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/03/2038m 24s

Isma Almas

Gi is joined by comedian Isma Almas who shares her incredible story of being a gay Pakistani woman going through the process of adoption. Plus as a special bonus stay tuned to the very end of the episode to hear an exclusive preview of the audiobook version of Gi's new book 'Letters on Motherhood'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/02/201h 1m

The Duchess of Cambridge on the early years

In this special episode, The Duchess of Cambridge joins Giovanna Fletcher to talk about the importance of the early years in her first ever podcast interview. Having met in Birmingham at the launch of her landmark survey ‘5 Big Questions on the Under Fives’, they sat down after a joint visit to LEYF Stockwell Gardens Nursery to talk about the work that has built up to this landmark survey and some of their shared experiences as mothers to three children.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/02/2034m 44s

Kate Ferdinand

Kate Ferdinand joins Gi to discuss the realities of becoming a step-family. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/02/2037m 4s

Anna Whitehouse AKA Mother Pukka

Giovanna is joined by Mother Pukka founder Anna Whitehouse. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/02/2041m 47s

Jessie Ware

Gi kicks off Series 5 with the gorgeous singer-songwriter, podcaster and mother, Jessie Ware! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/01/2042m 21s

Kaytee Jones AKA thenursemum

In this special bonus episode, Gi is joined by Kaytee Jones AKA thenursemum. In 2017, Kaytee, a student nurse gave birth to Jaxon who was born with a life-threatening heart condition, multiple co-morbidities and several syndromes. Kaytee has been documenting her life with Jaxon on her blog thenursemum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/12/1946m 4s

HMHB LIVE with Jamelia

Its the final leg of Happy Mum Happy Baby Live and we're in Birmingham with Jamelia! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/1944m 34s

HMHB LIVE with Bryony Gordon

This week's episode come live from Gateshead with Bryony Gordon. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/10/1942m 54s

HMHB LIVE with Ore & Portia Oduba

The live tour hits The Queen Elizabeth Hall in London with Ore and Portia Oduba. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/1940m 52s

HMHB LIVE with Helen Flanagan

The tour reaches Glasgow with Helen Flanagan! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/10/1941m 26s

HMHB LIVE with Gemma Atkinson

The tour continues and this week we're in Leeds with new mum, Gemma Atkinson. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/10/1940m 8s

HMHB LIVE with Christine McGuinness

We're on tour! Yes, its Happy Mum Happy Baby Live and in this first edition, Giovanna is joined on stage in Manchester by Christine McGuinness. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/09/1943m 43s

Shaun T

In this bonus edition of the podcast, Giovanna is joined by Shaun T of Insanity fame. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/07/1955m 17s

Katherine Jenkins

Gi is joined by singer, songwriter and mother, Katherine Jenkins! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/1951m 31s

Tamara Ecclestone

On this week's Happy Mum Happy Baby, Gi is joined by TV personality and founder of the baby skin-care brand Fifi & Friends, Tamara Ecclestone. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/1941m 21s

Rachaele Hambleton AKA Part-Time Working Mummy

Blogger, author and Kidscape ambassador Rachaele AKA Part-Time Working Mummy joins Gi this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/06/1955m 45s

Caitlin Moran

Gi is joined by author, broadcaster, journalist and mum of 2 - Caitlin Moran. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/191h 2m

Liz Earle

This week, Giovanna is joined by the Queen of Wellbeing and mum of five, Liz Earle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/06/1955m 6s

Caroline Hirons

Giovanna is joined by beauty expert and mum of four, Caroline Hirons. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/06/1953m 19s

Arlene Phillips and Alana Stewart

Gi is joined by Arlene and her daughter Alana AND newborn baby Lila - our first baby on the podcast!! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/05/191h 6m

Chris & Rosie Ramsey

Stars of 'Sh**ged. Married.Annoyed', Chris and Rosie join Gi to discuss raising their son Robin and how they coped with miscarriage. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/05/191h 10m

Jeff Brazier

Jeff Brazier joins Giovanna this week to discuss his journey as father to sons Bobby and Freddie ; ten years on from the tragic passing of their mum, Jade Goody. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/05/1957m 15s

Nadiya Hussain

For the first episode in season 4, Gi is joined by chef, author, presenter and mum of 3, Nadiya Hussein. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/191h 4m

HMHB LIVE with Rochelle Humes

In this special Live edition, recorded at The 2019 Brighton Podcast Festival, Giovanna is joined by Rochelle Humes.We're back with Series 4 on 7th May! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/04/191h 13m

HMHB LIVE with Katie Piper

Gi is joined by Katie Piper for a very special Live edition of Happy Mum Happy Baby, recorded at The Shaw Theatre in London. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/12/1850m 25s

Jack Monroe

Giovanna is joined in the studio by food writer, journalist and food poverty activist Jack Monroe. Jack shares her personal journey of raising her own child against a backdrop of financial hardship and how she now works to help and inspire other families who are struggling to keep their families fed. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/12/1829m 22s

Emma Willis

Its the end of Series 3 and Emma Willis is back on the podcast to discuss her training as a midwife for her new TV documentary. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/10/1835m 6s

Amanda Holden

In Baby Loss Awareness Week, Giovanna is joined by Amanda Holden to share her personal story. For more information and to help raise awareness visit https://babyloss-awareness.org Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/1855m 33s

Pixiwoo

Sisters Sam and Nic Chapman AKA Pixiwoo join Giovanna to discuss their difficult childhood and how its impacted their own parenting journeys. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/1854m 8s

Simon Hooper

Gi is joined by Simon Hooper AKA Father Of Daughters to hear what life is like living in a house full of girls! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/1849m 14s

Georgia Jones

This week Gi is joined by former Miss England and fellow McFly mum, Georgia Jones. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/09/1843m 48s

Joe Wicks

GI is joined by new dad, Joe Wicks AKA The Body Coach to discuss his first few weeks of Fatherhood. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/1836m 49s

Candice Braithwaite

'Mummy Blogger' and founder of Make Motherhood diverse, Candice Braithwaite joins Giovanna. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/09/1841m 7s

Deborah James and Tracie Gledhill

This week Gi is joined by Deborah James aka @Bowelbabe and CoppaFeell! Boobette, Tracie Gledhill to discuss motherhood and living with cancer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/1853m 38s

Louise Pentland

Motherhood, beauty and lifestyle star, Louise Pentland AKA Sprinkle of Glitter joins Gi to discuss life with her little ones, Darcy and Pearl. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/1845m 50s

Ore Oduba

Gi kicks off season 3 with father, presenter and Strictly winner, Ore Oduba. hey discuss dad guilt, bonding and nappy changing! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/1846m 14s

Exploring play with Fisher-Price

In this special bonus episode of the podcast, Gi is joined by Play expert Amanda Gummer, Vlogger Charlotte Taylor and Let Toys Be Toys campaigner Jess Day to explore the importance of letting kids be kids through play. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/05/1834m 21s

Jo Malone

Gi is joined by Jo Malone MBE, Founder of Jo Loves to discuss overcoming sickness pre and post birth, building a business empire whilst building a family and being a mum to a teenage boy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/1840m 35s

Angela Scanlon

Giovanna is joined by new mum, TV and radio host, Angela Scanlon to discuss the first few weeks of life with her daughter, Ruby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/04/1837m 41s

Susie Verrill

This week's guest is parenting, lifestyle and fashion blogger, Susie Verrill. Gi and Susie discuss being mums to boys and mums supporting eachother on social media. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/04/1839m 54s

Fleur De Force

Gi is joined this week by beauty blogger and new mum, Fleur De Force to discuss what to put in your maternity bag and how to deal with those first few months. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/04/1832m 11s

Alex Jones

The One Show's Alex Jones joins Gi this week to chat breastfeeding, baby groups and going back to work. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/1842m 13s

Emma Freud

Mother, producer, broadcaster and RedNoseDay director, Emma Freud joins GI this week to talk about being a mum of four, being entertained by teenagers and juggling work and motherhood. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/1842m 13s

Kimberley Walsh

This week, Gi is joined by actress, singer, songwriter and Girls Aloud member, Kimberly Walsh. Gi and Kimberly discuss body image, breastfeeding and their boisterous play dates! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/03/1844m 59s

Elle Wright & Michelle Cottle

This week on the podcast, Gi speaks about baby loss with Elle Wright and Michelle Cottle. MIchelle and Elle share their experiences and thoughts on life, pregnancy and parenting after loss on their brilliant blogs Feathering The Empty nest and Dear Orla and talk to Gi about how to navigate life when the plan doesn't go to plan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/1853m 9s

Ant Middleton

This week, Gi is joined by Ant Middleton - ex-elite forces operator, adventurer and father of five. The SAS: Who Dares Wins instructor discusses leaving his family for long periods of time, almost missing the birth of his son and finally letting his emotions in.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/03/1837m 55s

Davina McCall

Season 2 kicks off with the lovely Davina McCall who joins Gi to talk birthing experiences, body image, mum guilt and how she juggles being one of the Uk's best loved TV presenters alongside being a mum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/1847m 28s

Tom Fletcher

In the final episode of this series Gi is joined by her husband and McFly frontman Tom Fletcher to discuss parenting from a father's perspective. They discuss their experiences as a hypnobirthing couple, bonding struggles, and being a dad on tour. Happy mum, happy dad?  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/1752m 31s

Fearne Cotton

TV and radio presenter Fearne Cotton talks to Giovanna about finding happiness as a mum, negotiating the pressures of other people’s standards, and breastfeeding in public. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/1739m 21s

Sarah Turner AKA The Unmumsy Mum

This week, Gi is joined in the studio by the Unmumsy Mum herself, Sarah Turner to discuss expectations verses reality, the importance of honesty and wanting a girl in a brood of boys. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/10/1733m 6s

Paige Toon

Author Paige Toon joins Giovanna to discuss writing books whilst having babies, how much breastfeeding can hurt and taking little ones on planes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/10/1733m 13s

Clemmie Hooper

Author, midwife and mother of daughters Clemmie Hooper joins Gi to talk about her work in the delivery room, hypnobirthing, and her own pregnancies (including twins!). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/10/1743m 8s

Rochelle Humes

Rochelle Humes joins Gi this week to discuss mum guilt, umbilical cords and placenta capsules. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/10/1738m 39s

Izzy Judd

This week, Giovanna is joined by fellow McFly mum, Izzy Judd. Izzy talks openly and honestly about the reality of dealing with fertility struggles and having IVF as well as becoming a mum for the second time. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/09/1737m 15s

Frankie Bridge

Frankie Bridge joins Giovanna this week to discuss being a mum to two boys, body confidence and severe morning sickness. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/09/1739m 6s

Jo Elvin

Gi is joined by Jo Elvin, Editor-in-Chief of British Glamour to discuss the realties of being a working mum, adjusting to life with a newborn and not enjoying baby classes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/09/1733m 24s

Emma Willis

In this first episode, Gi invites Emma Willis over for a cup of tea to talk about motherhood, making time for yourself and how having kids can affect your confidence. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/1726m 51s

Trailer - Series launches 5th September 2017

Here a sneak preview of Giovanna's first episode with special guest, Emma Willis. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/171m 51s
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