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Flourishing Families Podcast

Thoughts, tips and advice from professionals about family health and wellness in Newcastle & beyond.

Dorte Bladt from Family Chiropractic Centre Charlestown talks to our local professionals to help you make the best choices for you and your family.

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Your doula – the birth-angel

Doula Sarah Newling shares with us how she supports growing families through pregnancy and birth.  By providing sensible research-based information as well as centering yoga practice, she…

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FF 21: Best Parenting Advice

To raise our children to be happy and successful is every parent's goal and dream.  Deb Arthurs is an ex-teacher and educational board advisor and she is passionate about children's learning. On this…

FF 20: School shoes

FF 19: Two eyes- no spares – Behavioural optometry

Susan Walton, a Newcastle behavioural optometrist, talks us through the importance of our eyes working as a team. We are all aware that 20/20 vision is essential for health and learning.  However,…

FF 18: Tongue ties

Breast feeding is recommended by WHO for the first 12 months of a baby's life, but it can be heart-breakingly hard work for some mum's and babies.  Tethering of the tissues in the mouth may affect…

FF 17: Baby wearing

Carrying your baby in a carrier or a sling on your body has many benefits to both of you.  For the carrier it allows you to have both hands free to do other things especially important with siblings.…

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FF 16: Develop the best breathing habits for a healthy life

Dean O'Rourke lets us in on the secret of breathing properly to promote health and well-being for the whole family.   Dorte Bladt: I'm so excited to have this next speaker with us today. I saw…

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FF 15: Balanced with Meg Linton

Meg Linton from MegHQ talks about how to meet life's challenges with a present and balanced mind and body. Typically, in our feverish goal to get fit and healthy, we rush around madly working hard to…

FF 14: ‘Mindfulness for families’ with Charlotte Thaarup

Children's chiropractor, Dr. Dorte Bladt, discusses the practice of mindfulness with Charlotte Thaarup of The Mindfulness Clinic. Intro: Flourishing Families with Dorte Bladt, the Switched-On Kids…

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FF 13: ‘Movement makes the brain’ with Anna Campbell

Dorte Bladt discusses movement and disabilities with exercise physiologist, Anna Campbell. Intro: Flourishing Families with Dorte Bladt, the Switched-On Kids chiropractor and her passionate…