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Breastfeeding Lifestyle

An Open Letter to My Maternity Bra
2 months ago

An Open Letter to My Maternity Bra

It certainly hadn’t crossed my mind to purchase a maternity bra in the second trimester, but, I have to admit… not having an underwire did make this part of my pregnancy a bit more comfortable! Read More

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

New Mum’s Experience Giving Birth to Preemie in Fiji Inspires Her to Help Others
4 months ago

New Mum’s Experience Giving Birth to Preemie in Fiji Inspires Her to Help Others

A few months ago, Medela was approached by Michelle. 10 years ago, Michelle gave birth to a very sick baby girl, 9 weeks prematurely, in Fiji. Her baby girl hung on to life for 4 weeks, while Michelle waited in intensive care for her baby to be medevacked back to Australia. Read More

Breastfeeding as a Busy Mum: An Interview with Karisha
5 months ago

Breastfeeding as a Busy Mum: An Interview with Karisha

Breastfeeding as a busy mum can be challenging! So, to get some advice, we sat down with Karisha, who has 6 children. We hope that you find this interview helpful! Read More

Medela Australia Chats with Sarah from Stuff Mums Like
6 months ago

Medela Australia Chats with Sarah from Stuff Mums Like

Medela Australia recently sat down with Sarah from Stuff Mums Like. We discussed her experience with breastfeeding and her opinions regarding Medela’s products. We hope you enjoy our discussion! Read More

Medela Australia Asks the Experts: Questions to Dr. Donna Geddes
6 months ago

Medela Australia Asks the Experts: Questions to Dr. Donna Geddes

Dr. Donna Geddes is an Associate Professor at the School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group.

In this blog we talk to Associate Professor Donna Geddes. Donna works for the Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group, based in the University of Western Australia. Read More

Help! My Baby Won’t Take a Bottle and I’m Going Back to Work!
10 months ago

Help! My Baby Won’t Take a Bottle and I’m Going Back to Work!

This is such a common question and one that can put many mums in a tricky and stressful situation. Read More

The Importance of Partners in the Support Networks of Australian Mums
11 months ago

The Importance of Partners in the Support Networks of Australian Mums

Medela recently commissioned a survey with over 7,800 respondents. The survey provided insights into the support network for Australian mums and the role of their partner. Read More

Understanding Postpartum Depression and Sadness: I Love My Baby… So Why Do I Feel So Sad?
1 year ago

Understanding Postpartum Depression and Sadness: I Love My Baby… So Why Do I Feel So Sad?

Motherhood tends to be talked about in glowingly positive terms. It is described as a beautiful, natural part of life that is all sweetness and light. The truth is however, that some mums struggle to adapt to the new realities of motherhood and have difficulty developing a strong feeling of “bonding” with their newborn baby. Read More