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A Podcast of Mothers' stories of childbirth. Weekly interviews with mothers giving their first hand accounts of child birth in Australia. Designed to help educate and inform first time pregnant women, parents wanting to have better subsequent births and birth enthusiasts who love to hear and tell birth stories. An entertaining and heartfelt resource for pregnancy, labour and delivery and postpartum.
 
Becca Hammond asks the question, “What’s new 802?” in Vermont Talks – a podcast for the people of Vermont. Vermont residents get a chance to speak out on Vermont Talks. Subscribe for interviews from local business owners, artists, musicians, bands, writers, comedians, event planners and other interesting Vermonters. Check in for the 'Out and About' episodes, recorded on-site at different locations in and around the city of Burlington. Exploring the Green Mountain State and interviewing resid ...
 
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“What Findacure does is try to promote this concept of drug repurposing, and all the issues around there. That is another area of hope for rare diseases.” In this week’s episode of The G Word #sciencepodcast, our Chief Executive Officer, Chris Wigley, is joined by Dr Nick Sireau, the CEO and Chairman of the AKU Society and Co-founder and Chairman o…
 
Ash London speaks really openly as a first time mum about her fears and anxieties in pregnancy and postpartum. Ash had to go off anxiety medication when she conceived and she was expecting her symptoms to exacerbate with pregnancy hormones but the opposite was true; she enjoyed a very calm and instinctual pregnancy. She practised yoga and meditatio…
 
Desiree Cocroft is an empowerment speaker, professional coach, and author of the book Get Your Life Today, and she's revealing why now is the time to feel the fear and do it anyway! Coaching everyone from young students to seasoned entrepreneurs, Desiree has crafted the practical tools and strategies to help you move through fear when taking on new…
 
In today’s episode and in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I talk to Paige who was diagnosed with breast cancer when her first baby was nine months old. Paige has the BRCA1 gene and following six months of chemotherapy she chose to have a double mastectomy without reconstruction. Upon completing three rounds of radiation, Paige’s pathology …
 
Join me today for a conversation with my sister, Hilary. She recently gave birth to her daughter, Rhoda, and I was in the birth centre from the moment her waters broke. It was the first birth I’ve ever attended and such a precious experience (although I think it confirmed that I wouldn’t be the best doula). I had a few roles on the day: support sis…
 
Founder and CEO of Empowered Living, a Life Design and personal development company, master transformational coach, and bestselling author Julie Reisler knows a thing or two about using her intuition to reveal her greatest life yet. And in this episode, we're not only talking about the science of intuition but also exactly how to tap into it and th…
 
In today’s episode Abby bravely shares her journey with infertility. Abby was diagnosed with endometriosis at 17 but it wasn’t until she was in her early thirties that she started actively trying to fall pregnant. Her egg count and quality was excellent but her endometriosis posed significant complications. Abby takes us through the physical and em…
 
In today’s episode, I chat to Emma @emmaisaacs for the second time (you can hear all about her first five births in episode 73). Today she shares the story of her home birth in LA when the pandemic was at its peak and the Black Lives Matter riots could be heard from her house. She made the decision to live stream the final hours of her labour on In…
 
Mindvalley co-founder Kristina Mand-Lakhiani knows a thing or two about overcoming obstacles. And she’s here to teach us that no matter what life throws our way, we can still choose happiness. And after you hear her incredible story, you’ll understand exactly why and how she decided to choose happiness in a world where we often forget that we have …
 
“We have a wild card here that is changing the risk-benefit equation for all babies in order to detect these rare cases.” In this week’s episode of The G Word #sciencepodcast, our Chief Executive Officer, Chris Wigley, is joined by Dr Robert Green, Professor of Medicine (Genetics) at Harvard Medical School and a physician-scientist who directs the …
 
Today’s episode is different from most because Em didn’t realise she was pregnant until she birthed her baby. After going to her GP in January complaining of abdominal bloating, she was encouraged to limit fast foods and take a multivitamin. A month later she was told that she was experiencing bloating due to stress. In early April, after working a…
 
In today’s episode I interview Hollie who shares her inspiring twin birth story. She speaks beautifully about her pregnancy and birth experiences, which includes gestational diabetes, continuity of care with midwives and the valuable role of passionate student midwives. Hollie’s partner, Hayley, carried their first baby and experienced a straightfo…
 
While the idea of fasting can seem like a scary diet fad with only temporary results, intermittent fasting coach and author Laurie Lewis is revealing the long-lasting, healing benefits of eating within a specific time window. From hormone regulation, internal cellular repair, brighter and smoother skin, and fat burning, intermittent fasting is what…
 
“It’s extremely exciting from a research point of view because this really does offer that holistic view of the patient. […] The long-read sequencing technology and the activity that we’re doing with this multimodal data is really cutting-edge, it’s moving research forward, because we want to have a better experience for the patient and ensure they…
 
In today’s episode Tara shares her intuitive journey to motherhood and the power of family-centred birth. She was working in the air force during her first pregnancy and was denied the opportunity to have a home birth as the Defense Force policy dictated care from a private obstetrician. Her pregnancy was stressful; she experienced workplace bullyi…
 
Personal stylist, styling coach, and host of Fashion Crimes Podcast, Holly Katz, is showing us how to look good, feel good, and show up as the best versions of ourselves using our wardrobe. And she’s teaching us the little things we can do to not only amplify our style but embrace becoming brutally honest with our bodies to feel totally empowered. …
 
“What I found about genetic counselling was that whilst you might learn about the science or the condition or inheritance patterns - things that may stay constant - depending on who you're seeing, the families that are coming in to see you or the patients that are coming in to see you will all have a different story.” In this week’s episode of The …
 
In today’s episode, Meg bravely shares her experience with vaginismus, also known as genito pelvic pain penetration disorder (GPPPD); an involuntary spasm of the vaginal muscles which makes penetration of any kind incredibly painful. Conceiving was always going to involve extra hurdles for Meg and Steve and while it did take conscious planning and …
 
With over two decades of experience helping people preserve and accumulate wealth, financial powerhouse Hilary Hendershott teaches us that it’s okay for women to talk about money. Get ready for an empowering conversation on money, the emotions we have about making it, and the value in starting to question our firmly held money beliefs. By the end o…
 
In this week’s episode I chat to Erin who lives in country ACT and discusses the difficulty in accessing continuity of care for rural and regional women. After a quick hospital birth with her first child, Erin had a very real fear of birthing on the side of the road with her second baby. She was late in her second trimester when she started researc…
 
“We're just at the cusp of the genetic therapeutics revolution, which I think will continue to sweep medicine for the next 15 to 20 years and will completely fundamentally change the way we think about treating all kinds of diseases.” In this week’s episode of The G Word #sciencepodcast, our CEO Chris Wigley is joined by Prof Sir John Bell, Regius …
 
Partners in business and life, Gail and Gregory Hoag, are talking about all things spirituality and our unique connection to the Universe. Their perspective comes from the sacred world of geometry, which is the mathematical measurement of all that exists not just on the planet but in the entire universe. And you're in luck because they are revealin…
 
In today’s two-hour episode I interview Kelly-Anne who shares her experience with the very rare pregnancy condition known as Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy (AFLP). Before you listen I want to let you know that it is a traumatic episode. If you are pregnant or in your postpartum and feeling vulnerable, it may not be the best time to listen. If you a…
 
“I'm a great believer in ‘if you can see it, then you can be it’. So I wanted to really provide a role model for young women in STEM, because I feel like there's not a lot of representation for working class young women in science. I wanted young people to look at me and say ‘she’s from a working-class background and she’s got a strong scouse accen…
 
In this week’s episode, I interview Amy about her two birth experiences. Her first pregnancy ended in an early miscarriage so she navigated her first trimester with profound anxiety, recalling the relief she felt after the first scan, then the second and finally, when she felt her baby’s first kicks. Not one to think or prepare for birth till the t…
 
Goddess Juliet Bravo is a force of nature. As a disabled army veteran, cancer survivor who battled homelessness and depression and lost everything she owned in Hurricane Katrina, her miraculous story of overcoming challenges will leave you wondering how it was possible for her to keep moving forward. During the episode, she teaches us how we must a…
 
“In most countries where there's large scale funding, ethnic minority populations are, by definition, minorities. And so in order to collect enough ethnic minority data in the given healthcare system, you really have to oversample those people. And in order to do that you need to have good public engagement programmes to persuade them to participat…
 
In today’s episode I chat to Juliet Allen about her recent homebirth. There’s a fifteen-year gap between her children so she came to her second pregnancy and birth with a profound sense of preparation and purpose. Juliet and her partner, Nick, consciously conceived and then birthed at home; they used touch and kissing to bring on surges and Juliet …
 
Melanie Weller is a Physical Therapist, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Certified Athletic Trainer, and Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults, and she’s educating us on the longest and most complex nerve in the body: the vagus nerve, which goes from the brain down to the pelvis. She discusses how clearing blocks in this nerve c…
 
In this week’s episode I interview Zion, a young mum who birthed her first baby at home with the support of a private midwife and doula. She fell pregnant after a miscarriage and shares her experience of multiple early scans and her subsequent grief in discovering that her once twin-pregnancy was now a singleton. She spent much of her first trimest…
 
“The place where the genome has really had this massive impact over the last decade has been in rare disease, and in particular patients with undiagnosed disease. They are on these medical odysseys, often for years and years, going from doctor to doctor just accumulating emotional and financial burden without answers. The genome is such a powerful …
 
In this week’s episode I chat to Fizz about her three births, her NICU experience and her recent ADHD diagnosis. She was 23 weeks and 6 days when her little boy was born which, at the time, was considered pre-viability age. Little Ernie was a fighter who spent 96 days in the NICU before graduating to special care and eventually going home. Despite …
 
Author and founder of Child Centered Divorce network and host of Divorce, Dating & Empowered Living Radio Show & Podcast, Rosalind Sedacca, teaches parents how to navigate, cultivate, and maintain harmonious relationships with an ex after divorce. She's sharing the practical tools we can use like learning to pick your battles and acknowledging the …
 
“Let's take a pause and think about what we know from history about health and social inequalities, and what the technology is doing to that. Is it making it better for some people? Is it making it worse?” In this week’s episode of The G Word #sciencepodcast, Rich Scott is joined by Dr Mavis Machirori. Senior Researcher at the Ada Lovelace Institut…
 
You may already know Beth from her page Birth with Beth which is a wonderful resource for pregnant women and their support people. Today, Beth shares her story and details the challenge of the first trimester, the difficulty of Covid restrictions and the joy and hard work of bringing her daughter into the world. Based in Melbourne and accustomed to…
 
After first being with us to discuss infidelity in relationships, the conversation continues with Dr. Jeanne Michele. She is back to reveal how couples can move past betrayal to make the relationship truly thrive! And in this episode, she walks us through the steps couples can take to not only apologize but take ownership of their respective roles …
 
In this week’s episode I interview Jacqueline about her three birth experiences. She describes her first pregnancy as the best curveball of her life and she went on to experience a beautiful water birth after 30 hours of labour. A decade later she was with a new partner and opted to track her cycle through Monash IVF because she was having trouble …
 
When it comes to sex drive and low libido, OB-GYN and Libidoologist Dr. Renee Wellenstein says it’s time for women to start communicating what they want! And she’s here to get to the bottom of this seemingly elusive subject and the key factors involved in determining why women have a fluctuating libido at this time in our lives. From hormone imbala…
 
In this week’s episode, I chat to Hannah who shared her first two birth stories in . In her third pregnancy, she was immediately categorised as high risk because of her history of preterm labour so she opted for a cervical stitch at 18weeks to prevent the onset of contractions. Intent on labouring without induction, Hannah focused on hypnobirthing …
 
“Since 1953, when DNA was discovered by Watson and Crick and supported by Franklin, the NHS had already been focusing on genetic diseases. From the 1960’s, NHS genetic labs were born. Since that time, with the initiation of the Human Genome Project, we got to understand that it was possible to sequence all 3 billion + letters - A, C, G, A T - a hum…
 
In this week’s episode I interview Nat, a solo mum by choice. After having an ovarian tumour removed at 17, she knew that fertility issues would be something she needed to consider in the future. When she turned 30, she started investigating her options and by 32 she was seeing a fertility specialist at Monash IVF. Her first round of IVF resulted i…
 
Prepare yourself for one of our most profound and insightful episodes yet! Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Ph.D., is a renowned spiritual leader, author, and motivational speaker based in Rishikesh, India. Originally from Los Angeles, Sadhvi had a transformative experience of awakening in India over 25 years ago and has been there ever since. In this e…
 
"Within the wider framework of personalised medicine, trying to identify treatments, diagnosis, prognosis, that is about a personalised individual. Genomics plays a really important role because our genomes are unique. Bioinformatics is there to try to identify how those genomes are unique and what they tell us about the consequences of those diffe…
 
In this week’s episode I interview Kylie who shares the story of her two eventful births; a surprise footling breech and an accidental homebirth. After coming off the pill and not having a period for a year, Kylie went to her GP for blood tests and an internal ultrasound. She was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries and referred to a fertility special…
 
In this week’s episode, I chat to Lou about her three births. She discovered at 34weeks that her first baby was breech. After a failed ECV she sought a hospital that supported vaginal breech births and subsequently changed caregivers at 39 weeks to achieve the birth she wanted. Her second birth, under the care of midwives, was smooth and straightfo…
 
Psychotherapist and educator Deirdre Fay is using her expertise to teach others how to overcome their past, get their needs met, and live rewarding lives. Deirdre shares unique strategies to help us release old programming that we may be carrying from childhood and helps us identify and address our triggers right away. Get ready to learn exactly ho…
 
“It's not the number of genes that matter, it's how you use them - quite literally how you switch them on and off. There's a lot of complexity in the human genome, not in the types of genes, the building blocks, the types of Lego, but how you put that Lego together inside each cell, which genes are on and which are off. And, you know, it's still un…
 
Can you imagine going to college at 45? Well, Rhonda Mincey did just that, and she's sharing her inspiring story of why it's never too late to be great, start again, and make life amazing. It wasn't until her late 40s that she was able to clearly see her purpose of helping others transform their lives. So at 45, she enrolled in college, and by 50, …
 
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