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#mamatomama: Mama Guilt

We think that everyone's motherhood journey should involve ‘shoulder taps’ from one mama letting another mama know what they are going through is normal and they are doing a great job. "Mama Guilt"...
What you need to know about oxytocin, labour and childbirth
Pregnancy

What you need to know about oxytocin, labour and childbirth

Labour and childbirth is one of the biggest moments in our pregnancy journey. While no two births are the same, there’s so much value in learning what to expect to help you prepare for the experien...
The truth about what you should expect after child birth
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The truth about what you should expect after child birth

Becoming a mama can be one of life’s biggest moments. While there can be incredible highs, there can also be many lows and unexpected challenges along the way.  Mamas can encounter a range of sympt...
The Osteopathic approach to breast feeding issues
Breastfeeding

The Osteopathic approach to breast feeding issues

Breastfeeding can take plenty of time and practice to get it right. From finding a comfortable position to securing a deep latch, these movements and postures can involve some trial and error for b...
Lactamo features on ABC's Babytalk with Penny Johnston

Lactamo features on ABC's Babytalk with Penny Johnston

"Everyone has a terrible breastfeeding story, whether it’s starting the process, weaning or any amount of stress and pain in between. It’s estimated 92% of mothers experience breastfeeding problems...
What is postnatal anxiety and depression?
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Postnatal depression and anxiety

Bringing new life into the world is often presented as a joyful, loved-filled experience. But if you’re feeling worried, experiencing abrupt mood swings, severe fatigue or just not feeling yourself...
WINNER: State Award, Business NSW

WINNER: State Award, Business NSW

Lactamo is honored to be awarded this prestigious Business NSW State Award from Business NSW. “This year’s winners should feel incredibly proud to be named as the leading businesses for 2021, and w...
Breastfeeding and sleep guide for new mums
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and sleep guide for new mums

Finding ways to settle bub and give them the rest they need to grow and thrive will probably involve plenty of trial and error. Plus, what works one day might not work the next (and that’s totally ...
A new mum’s guide to postpartum nutrition
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A new mum’s guide to postpartum nutrition

While we talk a lot about feeding your baby (whether that’s breast milk or formula), it can be easy to neglect nourishing ourselves during our postpartum period. But there is an important link betw...
How to prepare for breastfeeding and the fourth trimester
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How to prepare for breastfeeding and the fourth trimester

In this blog, Midwife and Lactation Consultant Amber Gibson explores what to expect during your fourth trimester, how to prepare for breastfeeding and the benefits of breast massage when navigating...
Foremilk vs Hindmilk
Breastfeeding

Foremilk vs hindmilk and the different types of breastmilk

In this blog, Tanya Maschio (Founder of Thrive Lactation and Parenting Support) shares her expert insights about the difference between foremilk vs hindmilk, how fat levels shift in our breastmilk ...
Top 5 tips for managing your first trimester
Pregnancy

Top 5 tips for managing your first trimester

In the blog, Registered Midwife and CEO of Birth Beat Edwina Sharrock shares what mamas might experience during their first trimester plus five practical tips to help you navigate and manage this t...
How does breastfeeding affect your sex drive?
Breastfeeding

How does breastfeeding affect your sex drive?

There’s a lot of change that happens when we become a new mum. Along with our bodies and our lifestyle, one of the biggest changes we might encounter is our desire for sex during breastfeeding.  N...
Baby refusing to breastfeed? Lactation Consultant Sarah Thijs explains all
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Baby refusing to breastfeed? Lactation Consultant Sarah Thijs explains all

Out of all the challenges you might encounter during your breastfeeding journey, breast refusal can be one of the toughest. In this blog, Lactation Consultant Sarah Thijs (@thebreasthelp) explains ...
How to collect colostrum through antenatal expressing
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How to collect colostrum through antenatal expressing

Discover what antenatal expressing is, the power of colostrum and how breast massage can help you when expressing before birth.
Breastfeeding: what to expect in the first few days after birth
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Breastfeeding: what to expect in the first few days after birth

Bringing new life into the world is an exhilarating experience. In fact, planning how you’ll navigate labour and birth is likely to be a main focus for you during your pregnancy.  But, once the rol...
Breast massage benefits
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The magic and benefits of breast massage for breastfeeding. With Dr Katie Willy

Discover breast massage benefits, how it can help with healthy breastfeeding, the most common breastfeeding challenges and how breast massage can help.
How to improve low breast milk supply
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How to improve low breast milk supply

With over 10 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, Lactation Consultant and Sleep Consultant (and a mama herself) Courtney shares her insights about breastfeeding and how mamas can identify and ...
Lactamo announced as WINNER: Regional Award "Outstanding Startup"

Lactamo announced as WINNER: Regional Award "Outstanding Startup"

Lactamo has been announced as the winner of the 2021 Business NSW Regional Award “Outstanding Startup”. 
“A 2021 LEADER of the FemTech industry”

“A 2021 LEADER of the FemTech industry”

Lactamo has been referred to as one of the leaders of the FemTech Industry in FemTech Collective's Annual Market Report 2021.
Bounty Parents showcase Lactamo’s Founder’s story in World Breastfeeding Week

Bounty Parents showcase Lactamo’s Founder’s story in World Breastfeeding Week

Etta, a corporate lawyer and mum of four, couldn’t find a solution for her breastfeeding struggles. So, she built a pioneering new product from the ground up.  READ MORE HERE
Mum Central announces Lactamo as “your new BFF in breastfeeding”

Mum Central announces Lactamo as “your new BFF in breastfeeding”

We're so excited to be included in Mum Central's "Best Breastfeeding Products" round-up. "Breastfeeding, what a wild ride it can be! No matter if you’re just starting out feeding your newborn or a ...
Lactamo features on Kidspot as “breastfeeding game-changer”

Lactamo features on Kidspot as “breastfeeding game-changer”

Lactamo’s Founder, Etta, features on Kidspot with Lactamo. "Mum-of-four invents 'breastfeeding game-changer'" Lactamo is rolled over the breast and is aimed at stimulating milk production and flow ...
Lactamo featured by Westpac

Lactamo featured by Westpac

Lactamo’s Founder, Etta, and Professor Linda Sweet, Chair in Midwifery at Deakin University and the Western Health Partnership, were interviewed by Westpac for a feature on Lactamo. "The lawyer tur...
Lactamo's Founder announced as Women's Agenda Finalist

Lactamo's Founder announced as Women's Agenda Finalist

LACTAMO’S FOUNDER, ETTA WATTS-RUSSELL, HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED AS A FINALIST FOR THE WOMEN’S AGENDA “EMERGING ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR” AWARD 2021 It’s that time again. The time that we get to sit back...
Independent clinical trial on Lactamo successfully completed

Independent clinical trial on Lactamo successfully completed

THE INDEPENDENT CLINICAL TRIAL, LED BY LACTATION CONSULTANT PROFESSOR LINDA SWEET RN RM PHD FACM FANZHPE WITH THE WESTERN HEALTH PARTNERSHIP HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED The trial will be publi...
Going Global

Going Global

LACTAMO IS HONOURED TO BE INVOLVED IN THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT'S 2021 NSW GOING GLOBAL EXPORT PROGRAM This initiative of the NSW Government focusses on accelerating growth in international market...
Lactamo features on ausbiz TV

Lactamo features on ausbiz TV

Lactamo’s founder, Etta Watts-Russell, is invited onto ausbiz tv to discuss Lactamo including the problem that Lactamo is solving, Lactamo's journey and the recent award that Lactamo has won "Best...
Lactamo announced as WINNER at TEDxSydney in St.George Kick Start Program 2020

Lactamo announced as WINNER at TEDxSydney in St.George Kick Start Program 2020

THE COMPETITION, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TEDXSYDNEY, SAW 12 SMALL BUSINESS FOUNDERS AND ENTREPRENEURS COMPETE ACROSS TWO CATEGORIES – NEW BUSINESS IDEA AND NEW IDEA FOR AN EXISTING BUSINESS. Businesse...
Lactamo features at Australia’s Spark Festival

Lactamo features at Australia’s Spark Festival

Lactamo’s Founder, Etta Watts-Russell, is invited to present at the Spark Festival 2020, with over 2,500 people registered. Spark Festival is Australia’s largest event connecting businesses, innov...
Lactamo announced as a finalist in St George Kickstart Program 2020

Lactamo announced as a finalist in St George Kickstart Program 2020

Etta Watts-Russell, the founder of FemTech start-up Lactamo, shares the inspiration behind her innovative lactation aid and how it aims to give new mothers a more positive breastfeeding experience.