Tuesday Feb 07, 2023

How did you start a podcast? And so much more - with Australian Birth Stories host, Sophie Walker!

In our 165th episode of Beyond the Bump, we have Sophie Walker on the pod. Sophie is a fellow podcast host, @australianbithstories, and we chat to her a little bit about podcasting, a little bit about birth and most excitingly her NEW book!!!

  • What is Australian Birth Stories all about? What led to it? And how long has it been around for?
  • How many applications has Sophie received for Australian Birth Stories? And how does she choose which story to air?
  • How have people’s openness to talking about their birth stories changed over the years?
  • How does Sophie find talking about birth all the time? Given that birth stories can be quite a controversial topic at times.
  • Has Sophie ever recorded an episode that she then decided not to publish?
  • Pros and cons of having a co-host versus working solo. How does Sophie juggle it all?
  • Sophie has spoken to 100s of women about their births – what are the top three things that she recommends someone should do while they’re pregnant to prepare for birth?
  • Did Sophie ever experience gender disappointment having birthed three boys?
  • Now that Sophie has spoken to so many women on Australian Birth Stories, would she go back and do things differently for her births?
  • What can listeners expect from Sophie’s new book, The Complete Australian Guide to Pregnancy and Birth?
  • And SO MUCH MORE!!!


Important links:

Head to australianbirthstories.com to pre-order Sophie’s new book, The Complete Australian Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

Memorable episodes on Australian Birth Stories:

Episode 180: Natalia Baechtold

Episode 163: Jodi Wilson  


Beyond the Bump is a podcast brought to you by Jayde Couldwell and Sophie Pearce! A podcast targeted at mums, just like you! A place to have real conversations with honest and authentic people.  

Follow us on Instagram at @beyondthebump.podcast to stay up to date with behind the scenes and future episodes. 

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