Happy Mum Happy Baby

By Giovanna Fletcher

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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. 

Episode Date
Ore Oduba

Gi kicks off season 3 with father, presenter and Strictly winner, Ore Oduba. hey discuss dad guilt, bonding and nappy changing!

Aug 14, 2018
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.

May 08, 2018
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.

May 01, 2018
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.

Apr 24, 2018
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.

Apr 17, 2018
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.

Apr 10, 2018
Alex Jones

The One Show's Alex Jones joins Gi this week to chat breastfeeding, baby groups and going back to work.

Apr 03, 2018
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.

Mar 27, 2018
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!

Mar 20, 2018
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.

Mar 13, 2018
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. 

Mar 06, 2018
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.

Feb 27, 2018
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? 

Nov 07, 2017
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.

Oct 31, 2017
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.

Oct 24, 2017
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.

Oct 17, 2017
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!).

Oct 10, 2017
Rochelle Humes

Rochelle Humes joins Gi this week to discuss mum guilt, umbilical cords and placenta capsules.

Oct 03, 2017
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.

Sep 26, 2017
Frankie Bridge

Frankie Bridge joins Giovanna this week to discuss being a mum to two boys, body confidence and severe morning sickness.

Sep 19, 2017
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.

Sep 12, 2017
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.

Sep 05, 2017
Trailer - Series launches 5th September 2017

Here a sneak preview of Giovanna's first episode with special guest, Emma Willis.

Aug 30, 2017