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Parent Pod from BabyCentre

BabyCentre's week by week guide to pregnancy and beyond

Welcome to the Parent Pod - a happy place to find out all about pregnancy and the start of parenthood from the information-packed babycentre.co.uk.Join Claire and Lucy for an entertaining and informative podcast for ever
Latest Episode2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 12

Season 1, Ep. 48
Can you believe your baby is three months old? In this episode, hear about how important it is to visit your health visitor or GP if you’re not feeling great. And what is it with mum tribes? There are competitive mums, Insta mums, eco-obsessed mums, listen as we jokingly talk about the tribes we've met. Plus we’ll be laughing about all the things you said you’d never do as a mum!The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:3 month old, first weekMastitisDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 11

Season 1, Ep. 47
Your baby is becoming more mobile, so we talk about starting to think about safety around the home – before he’s reaching out for anything that catches his eye! We also talk about postnatal anxiety and concerns you may have as a new parent, plus postnatal depression in new mums and dads. And, how are you coping with unwanted parenting advice? We can help! We’ll also be looking ahead to weaning, whether it's baby-led or purees, plus which foods are not recommended as a first food!The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:2 month old, fourth weekParents’ tips: mums’ guide to the fourth trimesterMaking your home safe for your babyPostnatal depression (PND)Postnatal depression in dadsPostnatal depression: quizWeaning your baby onto first foodsDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 10

Season 1, Ep. 46
Have you been enjoying watching your baby wriggle around? This week, listen to find out how you can encourage her to move more. And it might be the last thing on your mind, but we guide you through starting to use contraception again and talk about relationships post baby. Also, if you're already thinking about exercise, hear how to plan getting back into it - if that's your thing.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:2 month old, third weekContraception after having a baby: your options at a glanceHow your baby learns to moveSex and relationships after birthDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 9

Season 1, Ep. 45
You may be feeling like your baby’s crying is relentless – so many parents can relate. Listen for our tips on why they might be crying and how to cope. Also in this episode, we’ll be talking about your relationship with your partner – has it changed?Plus, BabyCentre editor Joanne joins the team to share what new parents are sick of hearing - everything from comments about feeding, sleep to their post-pregnancy bodies.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:2 month old, second weekSeven reasons babies cry and how to soothe themSex and relationships after birthDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 8

Season 1, Ep. 44
In this week’s episode, we’ll be preparing you for your baby’s first immunisations that are due this month. We’ll also be hearing from Joshua (also known as The Dad He), a dad of two, to find out about his experience of the fourth trimester. Plus - have you mastered the art of making a cup of tea one handed? We talk about how you know you really are getting the hang of this whole parenting thing. And we talk about postnatal bodies and hear how BabyCentre mums feel about theirs since giving birth.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:2 month old, first weekVaccination schedule for babies and toddlersImmunisations: an overviewThe fourth trimesterYour postnatal bodyNew dadsDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 7

Season 1, Ep. 43
This week, you might have found yourself asking – when will my newborn sleep through the night? We’ll be talking about baby sleep routines, sleep safety and talk about some of the mistakes that could be preventing your newborn from getting 40 winks. And is it too early to think about childcare? We can help with planning for the future. Plus we’ll be talking about how making friends with other mums can be invaluable and a great way to share experiences – including what could be becoming your new favourite topic – the colour of your baby’s poo! Antenatal teacher Chess joins the podcast to share what's normal, or not, with your baby's poo.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:7 week oldBasics of good sleepBaby poo: photosDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.
2/3/2020

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 6

Season 1, Ep. 42
Dad Joshua, aka The Dad He, and Amy, single mum and author of 'Confessions of a Mum: What to Expect When You're Expecting the Unexpected' join us to share their new parent worries. This week we also talk about your postnatal check with your GP and find out what you should expect and how you can prepare for it. We also talk about how you are right now in our 'Too embarrassed to ask' feature if you're feeling like you can't cope.The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.BabyCentre UK has hundreds of pages covering conception, pregnancy, birth and parenting at babycentre.co.uk. You can also follow BabyCentre UK on Facebook @facebook.com/BabyCentreUK, Instagram @instagram.com/babycentre, Pinterest @pinterest.co.uk/babycentre, Twitter @twitter.com/babycentreuk and YouTube @youtube.com/babycentreBabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:6 week oldYour postnatal checkBaby blues and postnatal depressionNew dad's survival guideDisclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.