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  • A Mother’s Day gift for new & expectant mumma’s.

    There is no greater gift than the gift of life, but why not treat a mum-to-be or new mumma with some pampering this Mother’s Day. Whether it is enjoying some “me-time” before the baby arrives or some self-love once the baby is born, there is a gift for every stage that will keep her feeling relaxed and comfortable.  View Post
  • The C Word…

    Not the word I was expecting to use to describe the birth of my baby boy. A caesarean. But low and behold, an emergency c-section is what was in store for me and my bub. This is Liana Rae's birth story. A change of plan, a pandemic, and a life changing moment View Post
  • How to Recover from a Caesarean Birth

    Whether you signed up for a planned caesarean or whether that decision was made for you by circumstance, you are not alone. As this is International Caesarean Awareness Month, we thought we would explore the best ways to recovery from surgery. We spoke to Amy Dawes, co-founder of the post-natal support charity, Australasian Birth Trauma Association, for her advice.  View Post
  • Will I be able to breastfeed? Understanding your milk supply and what can happen if you are low.

    Even though most new mums plan to breastfeed, the hardest part can be not knowing if you can (for example if you have low milk supply) and what your options are. We speak to Registered Nurses, Endorsed Midwives and Lactation Consultants Deyana and Cheryl from Bundle and Me about understanding how your milk supply starts, the signs of low milk supply and what can be done to help support your breastfeeding journey if you chose to. View Post
  • I’m a new mum; but who am I? Dealing with loss of identity in motherhood.

    Nothing welcomes you more to motherhood than completely losing yourself. You look in the mirror and not sure who you see looking back at you. You haven’t showered in days, your hair isn’t brushed, you’re wearing PJs at 4pm and you probably can’t remember what you did 15 minutes ago. Don't worry, you are not alone. View Post
  • Breast or Bottle? It’s your choice.

    One of the most controversial topics that new mums face is whether to breastfeed, mix feed or formula feed their bub. And while Facebook groups, forums and mothers’ groups may debate over which method is best, here at Something for Mumma we understand that sometimes exclusive breastfeeding just isn’t an option.  View Post