Bump, baby & beyond from Emma's Diary

By Emma's Diary

Motherhood is a wonderful journey but from time to time it can feel scary and lonely – and that’s where we come in. Throughout the series our guests will be sharing their experiences of everything from giving birth to feeling lonely and losing friends to the world of weaning and even being a working mum. You will find it all right here!

  1. 1.
    Episode 11: The essential items you will actually NEED when you have a baby
    43:03
  2. 2.
    Episode 10: Coping with a newborn from a dad's perspective
    40:41
  3. 3.
    Episode 9: How to write your birth plan - tips from a midwife
    34:46
  4. 4.
    Episode 8: How to choose a pushchair - your questions answered!
    32:45
  5. 5.
    Episode 7: Your ultimate guide to choosing a baby name...that you won't regret!
    37:20
  6. 6.
    Episode 6: Breastfeeding tips & advice - What no one tells you!
    37:16
  7. 7.
    Episode 5: What I wish I had known when I was pregnant
    43:53
  8. 8.
    Episode 4: Understanding colic & how to cope
    33:06
  1. 9.
    Episode 3: My experience of having a premature & sick baby
    46:57
  2. 10.
    Episode 2: My experience of giving birth in 2021
    34:31
  3. 11.
    Episode 1: Obesity during & after pregnancy - What it really means
    41:44
  4. 12.
    Episode 15: My IVF journey - what really happens
    32:53
  5. 13.
    Episode 14: Tips and advice on expressing milk
    32:13
  6. 14.
    Episode 13: Breastfeeding tips & advice for first time mums
    40:08
  7. 15.
    Episode 12: Returning to work after maternity leave - What I wish I had known
    26:11
  8. 16.
    Episode 11: Your baby car seat questions answered!
    38:08
  9. 17.
    Episode 10: Tips for choosing a baby name
    35:19
  10. 18.
    Episode 9: The importance of looking after YOU during and after pregnancy
    30:41
  11. 19.
    Episode 8: Teething tips for parents
    32:17
  12. 20.
    Episode 7: What is a "default parent"? We explain all...
    32:32
  13. 21.
    Episode 6: How our bodies change during & after pregnancy
    29:39
  14. 22.
    Episode 5: Labour & birth - What really happens
    20:23
  15. 23.
    Episode 4: The role gender plays in parenting
    33:26
  16. 24.
    Episode 3: Why expressing breast milk made my parenting journey even better!
    23:55
  17. 25.
    Episode 2: Having a premature and sick baby; what really happens
    26:51
  18. 26.
    Episode 1: Tips and advice on the Coronavirus lockdown
    24:36
  19. 27.
    Episode 7: Tips and tricks on weaning
    19:59
  20. 28.
    Episode 6: The realities of breastfeeding
    25:01
  21. 29.
    Episode 5: How our body changes after pregnancy and learning to love it
    28:25
  22. 30.
    Episode 4: The honest truth about being a working mum
    19:50
  23. 31.
    Episode 3: Amy bravely speaks out about her experience of miscarriage
    19:27
  24. 32.
    Episode 2: Can friendships survive motherhood? With Megan from @xivybeauslifex
    25:39
  25. 33.
    Episode 1: Labour and birth – what really happens with Viv @VivSimone
    30:58
  26. 34.
    Body Confidence After Having a Baby!
    9:30
  27. 35.
    C-Sections: here's what to expect!
    11:41
  28. 36.
    How to Survive Maternity Leave
    10:13
  29. 37.
    Friendships after having children
    11:22
  30. 38.
    Gender Stereotypes in Babies
    14:36
  31. 39.
    How your relationship and sex changes after having a baby
    21:00
  32. 40.
    Being a mum AND a woman: Losing your identity after having a baby
    24:38
  33. 41.
    My experience of suffering with postnatal depression
    11:59
  34. 42.
    Breastfeeding: What actually happens
    20:24
  35. 43.
    The truth about how your body changes after pregnancy....
    18:16
  36. 44.
    Giving birth: Our birth stories and what you can expect
    20:37
  37. 45.
    I felt lonely during the first few months of having a newborn
    9:09
  38. 46.
    The not so glamorous side of being a new mum!
    7:58
  39. 47.
    My top tips for looking after your newborn baby during the early days
    7:32
  40. 48.
    The worst things people said to me when I was pregnant!
    7:35
  41. 49.
    Should I take the flu vaccination in pregnancy?
    2:35

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