Your baby has the best guide in life – that’s you.

Avril’s expertise as a registered midwife in both a private maternity setting as well as some of the busiest maternity units in the public system alongside her experience as a fertility nurse and of course, as a mother herself has given her a unique world view.

Avril is the current host of the Motherboard podcast, she hosts live events empowering women and mothers and is the midwife-in-residence writing for

Podcasts Videos Published

Meet the Midwife – How to care for a baby’s skin

Babies have sensitive skin. They need all the love and care in the world.
Our favourite midwife, Avril Flynn, is here to educate us mums about baby skincare.

02:18 Apr 1, 2019

Meet the Midwife – How to care for a sick baby

Do you ever find yourself a bit lost on what to do when your baby is sick? We all do! Have no fear. Our favourite midwife, Avril Flynn, is here to educate us mums about coughs, colds, and high temperatures.

04:22 Mar 25, 2019

Meet the Midwife – How to pack a hospital bag

When you’re expecting, a checklist for your Hospital Bag is the last thing you need to be worrying about. So, don’t worry. We brought our favourite midwife in to get you covered!

02:03 Mar 13, 2019

Meet the Midwife – Sleep safety

Avril shares her safety tips to help your little one have the best nights sleep possible.

02:03 Mar 13, 2019

Motherboard Podcast

Motherboard, brought to you by Lidl, is created by mothers for mothers. Let’s face it, motherhood is hard at times – it’s not all sunshine and rainbows, like social media may portray. Motherboard was created to offer a different perspective on motherhood - an honest perspective. The podcast delves into the candid, nitty-gritty details of everyday life of parenting. Expect raw, frank conversation from our diverse panel. No subject is off limits and everything from wobblers and toddlers to those difficult teenage years will be discussed.

Sex & Relationships

This episode of Motherboard explores the world of Sex & Relationships. Avril Flynn is joined by Ireland’s only Sexologist Emily Power Smith, The Fabulous Pharmacist Laura Dowling and Blogger and mum of four Laura Doyle. The panel discusses how sex and relationships change and evolve from pregnancy ...

35:05 Mar 1, 2019 11:11 AM


In this episode of Motherboard, Avril is joined by author, RTÉ Meteorologist and founder of Infertility Charity Pomegranate Joanna Donnelly, Mum of one and blogger Alison Collins and Fertility Coach Helena Tubridy. The panel discuss the various issues surrounding Infertility.

39:45 Feb 15, 2019 12:33 AM

Kids and Screens

Avril Flynn is joined by Laura Doyle, Avril White and Neurological Developmental Therapist Ollywn Moran. In this episode the panel discuss the effects screens have on our children; They explore everything from creating addiction-like behaviour to viewing unsuitable content and talking to strangers online.

35:05 Mar 1, 2019 11:11 AM

Raising Teens

Avril Flynn is joined by comedian Emma Doran, MC & Stylist Carol Byrne and Clinical Psychotherapist Joanna Fortune. In this episode the panel discuss the ups and downs of Raising Teens.

02:18 Apr 1, 2019

Published Work

Avril is the midwifery expert writing for Familyfriendly.hq; Irelands fun and informative family lifestyle website. No subject is off limits and Avril’s writes about every thing from maternal mental health to fertility.