"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. Each episode will tackle a different topic, from diet in pregnancy (with a Dietician), to mental health issues in pregnancy (with a Mental Health Midwife.). The aim of each podcast is to provide mums with expert insight into the issues but also to offer a practical, realistic, everyday take on the pregnancy journey.

Episode 1: Diet & Exercise

In episode 1 we discuss diet in pregnancy with with Sinead Curran, the Dietician Manager in the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street and Suzie Lewis, who is the proud mum of son Harry and almost 38 weeks pregnant with her second baby.

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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.

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The podcast world 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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