Zombiemum / Hugo White | 'We're here now'

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Episode notes

In this episode, Laura talks to her partner Hugo White, a musician, record producer and guitarist of band The Maccabees. They discuss the experience of having their first child Jet, how it was for Hugo when Laura was hospitalised with postpartum psychosis, and the ways they approached recovery together. 

CW: This podcast contains open, honest and often detailed discussions about mental health. This episode contains discussion of postpartum psychosis.

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


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

Zombiemum presents "Parenting in a pandemic - We did it!" a special virtual event on Wednesday 26th May to celebrate everything us parents have been through over the last year. Join Laura and special guests Myleene Klass, Freddy McConnell, Terri White and Nikesh Shukla for some much needed real-talk. Get your FREE tickets here: https://zombiemum.eventbrite.co.uk/