Zombiemum / Paloma Faith | 'Why did I ever become complacent about mangos?'

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In the first episode of Zombiemum, Laura Dockrill talks to musician Paloma Faith. They discuss the trauma that Paloma dealt with after the birth of her first child, how it is being pregnant and raising children in the public eye, and the things she’s learnt since being a parent. 

#Zombiemum is produced by Bea Duncan. It was mastered by Ben Williams, with original music by Hugo White. The artwork is by Mars West. The Executive Producer is Hana Walker-Brown.

CW: This podcast contains open, honest and often detailed discussions about mental health. This episode contains discussion of trauma, ectopic pregnancy and fertility problems.


Action on Postpartum psychosis

The national charity for women and families affected by postpartum psychosis.

Website: https://www.app-network.org


Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)

Website: www.mind.org.uk


Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

The Birth Trauma Association

A charity that supports people who suffer birth trauma (PTSD) after birth.

Website: https://www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk

The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

Supporting people who have experienced an early pregnancy complication and the health care professionals who care for them

Website: https://ectopic.org.uk

Helpline: 020 7733 2653

Association for Post Natal Illness

Leading organisation providing support to people suffering from postnatal illness

Website: https://apni.org

Helpline: 0207 386 0868 (Weekdays 10am-2pm) 

Fertility Network UK

The national charity here for anyone who has ever experienced fertility problems

Website: https://fertilitynetworkuk.org

Helpline: 0121 323 5025 (10am – 4pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday)