Our New Normal – Lisa’s Story

Words can’t express how hearing my children laugh makes me feel – sometimes I could burst! Having the craziest of conversations with them and seeing the love and compassion between my two children – just 16 months apart – are my greatest joys of motherhood. I went through three rounds of IUI, then two rounds […]

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It’s Okay Not To Be Okay – Leah’s Story

Motherhood is overwhelming, in a good and bad way. The emotions and the love are deeper than I ever expected, and the bond I have with my girls is so fierce and strong; it’s indescribable. I’ve never known a love like the one I have for my girls. I’m embarrassingly proud of their smallest achievements. […]

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Infertility and the IVF Roller-Coaster – Carly’s Story

IVF and Infertility - Stories of Motherhood

“Hello? Hello? Are you there?” I was in complete shock, I couldn’t even speak, the nurse was on speaker phone and my husband and I were standing in the lounge room. My husband answered for me “we’re here, she just can’t speak, she’s in shock.” “You’re pregnant!” The nurse repeated herself. I shook my head from […]

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I Fell Pregnant When I Was A Teenager – Sharon’s Story

I’m proof that being a young mum doesn’t mean you can’t succeed. Being a young mum is a tough gig; people you don’t know already have preconceived ideas and opinions about the type of person you might be. We’re often categorised  instantly and looked down upon.  There are looks of shock and disappointment everywhere you […]

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Tongue-Tie, Lip-Tie and Breastfeeding – Katharina’s Story

Real Stories about Breastfeeding with Tongue Tie and Lip Tie

The first week of my eldest son’s life were quite stressful.  Due to a short breathing episode my son had after birth we we were air-ambulanced to the nearest neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) which was over 1,200 kilometres away.  Exhausted yet excited, we left the NICU after 7 days. The doctors ran everything from […]

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