Episode 7: The transition to motherhood, with Dr Guin Webster

Emily and Katherine are joined by Dr Guin Webster for this episode of The Motherkind Café podcast. Guin is a clinical psychologist and mindfulness teacher, and one of the original founders of The Motherkind Café. She has also worked in many roles supporting women in the perinatal period, is a qualified postnatal group facilitator, setContinue reading “Episode 7: The transition to motherhood, with Dr Guin Webster”

Episode 6: Jules’ Story

Trigger warning: Please note in this podcast, our peer supporter Jules talks about the traumatic experience she had in hospital giving birth to her son Archer. Please proceed with care if you think you may find it upsetting to listen to.   Jules tells us her birth story, which took a dramatic turn when she hadContinue reading “Episode 6: Jules’ Story”

Episode 5: Christmas!

Happy Christmas from Motherkind HQ! This is episode 5 of The Motherkind Cafe Podcast, recorded a few days before Christmas in 2020, a year none of us will ever forget. [WARNING:  We do several swears, so probably not ideal listening if there are children around who can understand bad words…] This episode we chatted aboutContinue reading “Episode 5: Christmas!”

Episode 4: Mum guilt

Hello! This is episode four of The Motherkind Café Podcast, the podcast where we talk honestly about motherhood, mental health and everything in between.  This week we talked about that unwanted visitor that arrives when you suddenly have a small person to look after – GUILT. We take a rambling journey through the guilt we’veContinue reading “Episode 4: Mum guilt”

Episode 3: Kats’ Story

Hello! This is episode 3 of The Motherkind Café Podcast, the podcast where we talk honestly about motherhood, mental health and everything in between. This week, we talk about Frozen-themed facemasks, coping with lockdown, and Kats’ experience of becoming a mum, which includes her husband coming to pick up her and their newborn baby fromContinue reading “Episode 3: Kats’ Story”

Episode 2: Katherine’s Story

Hello! This is episode two of The Motherkind Café Podcast, the podcast where we talk honestly about motherhood, mental health and everything in between. Warning: This podcast contains references to depression and suicide which some listeners may find distressing. In this episode, Katherine frankly discusses her experience of suffering with postnatal depression after the birthContinue reading “Episode 2: Katherine’s Story”

Episode 1: Emily’s Story

Hello! This is the very first episode of The Motherkind Café Podcast, the podcast where we talk honestly about motherhood, mental health and everything in between. In this episode, we introduce ourselves, talk a little about what it’s like being stuck in the middle of a global pandemic as parents to young children, and EmilyContinue reading “Episode 1: Emily’s Story”