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What Can We Do to Support Breastfeeding Mums? We’d Love Your Feedback!
2 weeks ago

What Can We Do to Support Breastfeeding Mums? We’d Love Your Feedback!

Recently, Medela surveyed mums on their experiences with breastfeeding in public. We asked what we, as a community, could do to better support breastfeeding mums. Read More

What Does Breastfeeding Look Like? An Interview with Suzie Blake
3 weeks ago

What Does Breastfeeding Look Like? An Interview with Suzie Blake

It was a pleasure for Medela to host a selection of photographs from Suzie Blake’s famous “What Does Breastfeeding Look Like?” project, featuring beautiful and raw images of mum’s breastfeeding.

The project is world famous and has received viral online attention as well. We sat down with Suzie Blake to understand a little more about the project and what she hopes to achieve through this. Read More

Let’s Talk About Post Pregnancy Body Image: Please Be Kind to Yourself!
1 month ago

Let’s Talk About Post Pregnancy Body Image: Please Be Kind to Yourself!

Ever since having my third baby, I’ve developed some serious body issues.

I’m not exactly sure what it was that I didn’t like about my body, but, I was determined to change it all. I felt sick when I looked in the mirror… and I’m fairly sure that’s not a healthy way of looking at yourself! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Anna, “The Not So Perfect Mum”
1 month ago

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Anna, “The Not So Perfect Mum”

My name is Anna and I am The Not So Perfect Mum. I am a proud and tired mum of two “perfect” small humans – Dominic (aka small human) is 2 in 2 weeks and Reuben (aka Jnr Smalls) is 2 weeks old. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Hollie
1 month ago

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Hollie

Hi there! I’m Hollie. I’m 36 and I live in the outer western suburbs of Melbourne. I’m married and have a two year old son Zac. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Jade
1 month ago

Mum’s Journey: Introducing Jade

I’m a 32 year old mum of four beautiful boys, Hudson (9), Patrick (3), Jack (2) and Bobby who is just 4 weeks old. Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Expressing and Pumping During Pregnancy
2 months ago

Everything You Need to Know About Expressing and Pumping During Pregnancy

In recent years, expressing during pregnancy has become an increasingly popular topic. Just type in antenatal hand expression into Google and you will see 160,000 results pop up! No wonder so many mums-to-be are talking about it or confused about whether they should be doing it! Read More

Mum’s Journey: At 21-Weeks Old, Things Are Getting Really Busy!
2 months ago

Mum’s Journey: At 21-Weeks Old, Things Are Getting Really Busy!

21 weeks have passed and Coby is nearly 5 months old (3 months corrected age). Since my last entry, we’ve had a lot on. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Easy… But, I Have a Plan!
2 months ago

Mum’s Journey: Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Easy… But, I Have a Plan!

14 weeks have past and Coby is now 6 weeks old (corrected age). He’s cracked the 5kg mark and is full of smiles a lot of the time. He’s doing really well and sleeping at night, which is a blessing! Read More

Mum’s Journey: A Surprise Arrival
2 months ago

Mum’s Journey: A Surprise Arrival

As a mum to be, l had an idea of how l wanted the birth of my child to go. I had a good pregnancy. There were no real problems, so l was sure l was going to have her naturally. I was definitely going to breastfeed! Read More