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Not Not Trying

Not Not Trying

By Erin Richards & Tara Bethan
Not Not trying is an honest, hilarious, and at times, heart wrenching look at trying to conceive in your late thirties. Through this eight part series, best mates Erin Richards and Tara Bethan take us through the ups and downs of baby making-- from mucus to meltdowns, doulas to dildos, ayahuasca to acupuncture and everything in between…
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#6 Vibrators, goat kefir, acupuncture and scary sperm.

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#8 Series sum ups, your lovely messages, potential polisistic ovaries and what’s next…
It’s the final episode! Thank you so much for your love and support so far. In our final week we catchup on the past few months. Work out where we both are, and discuss what ’s next for us and the podcast. Plus Southpark, cold bingo wings, Tara goes French naked, and Mr Sowerberry’s been in contact! Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
58:50
May 16, 2022
#7 IUI, birthday blowups, sex types and pee sticks.
Week seven and we're almost at the end of the series! In this episode Tara takes us through her IUI rollercoaster and Erin gets the full results of her fertility MOT. Plus we share our massive birthday & V-day fails, find out what sex 'type' we are, discuss the decline in sperm morphology (get us!) and pee on sticks.     Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
01:09:35
May 16, 2022
#6 Vibrators, goat kefir, acupuncture and scary sperm.
In week six we get LOOSE (per Tara’s request) Erin has a sperm scare and a steamy sex sesh, while Tara takes her poop to the Ivy and tries out a new cock ring. Plus - acupuncturist pregnancy tips, fertility lube, more protective sack chat and Twat mugs. Don’t expect too many ‘facts’ in this one… Plenty of swearing throughout. Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
01:01:46
May 15, 2022
#5 UTI’s, dealing with stress, super supplements and self healing (thanks to the piggy gods!)
This week Tara meets her Doula and learns all about her fight or flight response, as well as which supplements are helpful in getting pregnant. And…we heal our UTI’s, warts and all, with witchy magic, Erin has mad love for the NHS, more mucus chat, and we impart some unsolicited cooking tips!  Plenty of swearing throughout. Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
52:25
May 05, 2022
#4 Protective sacks, fertility test overwhelm, bleedie bumholes and orgasms x 2!
Hello and welcome to week four! We have a whale of a time in this episode. Tara’s gone mad on her own in Tenerife while Erin gets aaaaalllll the fertility tests (or does she?!) Plus we talk triggers, vulnerabilities, unconventional tips on getting pregnant, and Erin finally gets embarrassed…!  Plenty of swearing throughout.Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
57:37
April 28, 2022
#3 Doulas, IUI, gut health and sex with Mr Sourberry.
In ep three Tara takes us through her first meeting with her Doula (a companion that guides people through significant health related experiences) Plus we chat IUI, contraception, gut health, constipation and MUM YOU ABSOLUTELY CAN NOT LISTEN TO THIS ONE our first sexual experiences. Plenty of swearing throughout.  Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com  Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
57:39
April 16, 2022
#2 Period Power, detox dickheads, hormone imbalances and TUPPERWARE!
In episode two we talk about Maisie Hill’s brilliant book ‘Period Power’, learn how to harness the power of our periods through cycle tracking and discover we have ‘seasons’. Plus our dickhead detox regimes, hormone imbalances after covid and some top notch Tupperware chat.  Plenty of swearing throughout. DO NOT LISTEN MUM (or anyone else we’re related to)  Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
57:10
April 15, 2022
#1 Intros, big hopes & fears and some willy chat.
Welcome to our first ever episode of Not Not Trying! In episode one we give you a run down of who we are, why we’re making this podcast and our baby making hopes and fears. Plus Erin reveals her true age, we fix broken toes on ayahuasca and talk waaaaay too much about COCK.  Plenty of swearing throughout. PLEASE NEVER LISTEN TO THIS MUM (or anyone else we’re related to). Any questions, comments or things you’d like to hear in future shows, contact us on insta @notnottryingpodcast or email us at notnottryingpodcast@gmail.com Big thanks to our team; Sound editor - Meic Parry Music - Swci Boscawen Artwork - Torri Gludo Photography - Celf Calon
54:13
April 14, 2022