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Georgia Kousoulou on Mum Life: Loss, Love, and Learning to Say No

*Content warning* This episode covers personal experience of baby loss and mental health issues, and the importance of seeking support. If you or someone you know is struggling with maternal mental health in the UK, support is available: online platforms like Netmums' forum provide a safe space for parents to connect, share experiences, and seek advice from eachother.  "I felt like - to say it out loud - how I was feeling, was really bad. I was like, ‘Oh my God, does that make me a bad mum? Does that make me not maternal’?" In this episode of the Netmums Podcast, hosts Wendy Golledge and Alison Perry are joined by Georgia Kousoulou, known for her role on ITV's Georgia and Tommy: Baby Steps, and daily podcast Five Minutes Peace. In this chatty episode, Georgia shares her insights on motherhood, mental health, and her journey towards self-discovery. Georgia bravely opens up about the heartache of losing her baby due to a chromosomal issue, the struggles of identity and the pressures of parenthood, and the challenges she faced when bonding with her son Brody after a c-section didn’t come naturally straight away. Georgia's new book, I Wish I Knew, serves as a guide for navigating motherhood and self-discovery, offering readers honest and relatable advice based on all the things Georgia wished she’d known sooner. Wendy and Alison bring you a sneak peek of some of these, like accepting her body and ditching fad diets, and learning to say ‘no’ more. I Wish I Knew; honest and real lessons on love, life and family as you grow’ is available to buy now. Follow Georgia on social media: Instagram: @georgiakousoulou Twitter: @MissGeorgiakx Listen to Georgia’s daily podcast Five Minutes Peace Stay connected with Netmums for more parenting tips, community support, engaging content: Website: / Instagram: @netmums 

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