"Real Talk with Real Mums" is an expert advised and mum approved 10 episode podcast series, presented by Louise McSharry, looking at the issues of everyday pregnancy with medical professionals and the real women who have gone through the pregnancy journey.

Behind The Mic

Louise McSharry

Show Host

Louise McSharry is a broadcaster and journalist from Dublin. She can be heard on RTE 2FM on Sunday to Thursday nights as well as on her RTE podcast, No Filter, which features conversations with extraordinary women. Her writing has appeared in The Irish Times, The Sunday Business Post, Buzzfeed.com, The Pool.co.uk, and TheJournal.ie among other places. Louise’s book, Fat Chance, was published by Penguin in 2016.

Suzie Lewis

Primary School Teacher and Real Mum

Suzie Lewis is a Primary School Teacher and mother to one beautiful son Harry who is nearly 16 months old and almost 38 weeks pregnant with her second baby

Sinead Curran

Dietician Manager NMH

Sinead is Dietician Manager, National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street. She specialises in nutrition for preconception, pregnancy & lactation, with a particular interest & expertise in diabetes in pregnancy & subfertility.

Alwyn Lyes

Midwife and Real Mum

Alwyn works in the Rotunda Hospital as a Staff Midwife and is mum to baby boy Luca, born in 2017. He is now a busy and babbling 14 month old who loves dancing and blueberries.

Jo Woods


Jo is a Delivery Suite Midwife in the Rotunda Hospital. She is passionate about delivering quality care to women and babies!

Dr Michael Boyle

Consultant Neonatologist

Dr. Michael Boyle was appointed as a consultant neonatologist in the Rotunda Hospital in 2016. His particular areas of interest are newborn infants with neurological issues, infants with surgical conditions and the care of the extremely preterm infant.

Dr Niamh Murphy

Clinical Lecturer, Research Registrar and Real Mum

Dr Niamh Murphy is a Clinical Lecturer and Research Registrar at the Rotunda Hospital and also Mum to her young son and daughter!

Rosemary Murphy

Real Mum

Rosemary Murphy is a qualified montessori teacher, Mum of 10 and 21 weeks pregnant.

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Our podcast is designed for pregnant women and soon-to-be mums. We want to provide mums with expert insight …and offer a practical, realistic, everyday take on the pregnancy journey.

We will also compile some 5 minute “minisodes”, titled ‘Contractions’. They will feature the most important elements from each episode and focus on practical information and tips.

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