Podcasts

“Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality” is a podcast series developed and presented by Kurt Lewis. This podcast will take the listener behind the scenes to chat with the people who understand FASD the most and to find out more about this surprising reality.

Series 01 of Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality

Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality – Series Trailer

A sneak peek at the upcoming podcast series…. The first episode will be released on the 9th of September 2019 (International FASD Day)! Thank you for taking the time out to listen to our trailer! Please show your support by liking and subscribing our little podcast!!

#01 Myths with Louise Gray from NOFASD Australia

First episode of Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality!!! Kurt is joined by Louise Gray

#02 Diagnosis with Dr Heidi Webster and the Staff of the FASD Clinic

Kurt is joined by Dr Heidi Webster (Paediatrician), Denise Kane (Senior Psychologist), Nicole Lord (Speech Therapist and Clinic Manager), Nicole Wood (Social Worker), Cate Hilly (Occupational Therapist) and Jessica Doak (Psychologist) for a unique panel interview.

#03 The Journey with Judy Shea

Kurt is joined by Judy Shea to discuss her grandson and there incredible FASD journey. Dr Heidi Webster sits in on our chat to help us understand the medical information.

#04 General Practice with Dr Jon Harper

Kurt is joined by Dr Jon Harper (GP Liaison Officer for the Sunshine Coast Area) to get a GP’s perspective on alcohol, pregnancy and FASD.

#05 Finale with Karen

Kurt is joined by Karen. A Mother who knows that her son has FASD but is waiting for the official diagnosis. Due to Karen not wanting to be identified, this is a word for word recreation of the orignal interview with a actress and myself.

Series 02 of Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality

Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality Series 02 Trailer
We Are Back!! A sneak peek at the second series of Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality…. The first episode will be released on the 9th of September 2020 (International FASD Day)!
Thank you for taking the time out to listen to our trailer!

#06A Parents and Carers Special Part 01

Kurt is joined this week by three people who care for children with FASD. Christine Brooks, Sam Pinnell and Kath Thomas. They discuss FASD, children and providing support for those people who need it the most.

#06B Parents and Carers Special Part 02

In Part 02 of the Parents and Carers Special, Kurt chats with more people who care for children with FASD. Nikki Mortier and April Wilson. They talk about FASD, children and the tough times.

#07 Pioneer with Dr Elizabeth Elliott

Kurt is joined by Dr. Elizabeth Elliott, a member of the Order of Australia (AM), for services to paediatrics and child health. Dr. Elliott is regarded as a “pioneer in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, advocacy and patient care”. They chat about diagnosis, advocacy, alcohol labeling and FASD awareness.

#08 Lived Experience 01 with Jessica

Kurt is joined by Jessica, a FASD Advocate.
They chat about her recent FASD diagnosis, living with the symptoms of this disorder and her plans for the future.

#09 Lived Experience 02 with Sue

Kurt is joined by Sue, the Mother of Jessica (the FASD Advocate who was interviewed in last week’s episode.)⠀
They chat about her journey to get a diagnosis for her daughter.

#10 Founder with Sue Miers

Kurt is joined by Sue Miers, the founder and past Chair of the Board of NOFASD Australia.
They chat about her experience in creating the national organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

#11 Karen with Sophie

Kurt is joined by Sophie……
They chat about the mysterious Karen from #05 Finale. All will be revealed in this episode.

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