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Guest Editor: Artist Kate Miller-Heidke

Do motherhood and creativity go hand in hand? Not according to musician and performing artist Kate Miller-Heidke. “Many songwriters say that misery is inspiring to them,” she tells us, “but that’s never been the case for me unfortunately!” Instead, when son Ernie was born, Kate was thrust into a battle …

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Pregnancy After Loss: Chrissy Teigen’s Rainbow Baby Announcement

For any mama who’s experienced pregnancy after loss, Chrissy Teigen’s announcement says it all. By MD® Head Of Content Gemma Dawkins “I don’t think I’ll ever walk out of an appointment with more excitement than nerves,” the star wrote on Instagram, alongside a beautiful baby bump picture. It’s been almost …

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Guest Ed: Registered Midwife Amberley Harris #WBW2022

In honour of World Breastfeeding Week, we have the incredible Registered Midwife Amberley Harris as our Guest Editor. A  midwife in Private Practice and the founder of Maternal Instincts by Amberley, she’s passionate about providing breastfeeding support to new mamas. And there’s one phrase she hears time and time again… By …

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How To Juggle Parenting With Study

When just getting through the day seems like a marathon achievement, it might seem impossible to juggle parenting with study. But more and more mamas out there are taking on further education. They’re enrolling in degrees, diplomas, and courses to upskill or fulfil pre-childbearing dreams, as providers offer more flexibility …

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Mamas Making Headlines This Week

From storming the senate with baby on board, to opening up about IVF at 50 years young, these are the mamas making headlines around the nation this week. We love to see it! By Mama Disrupt® Head Of Content Gemma Dawkins   1// Senator Jana Stewart Enters Parliament   A …

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Guest Editor: Leah Patara On Why You Need A Birth Doula

Leah Patara is a birth doula, conscious conception meditation teacher, and creator of sacred spaces. She is also the founder of the Womb Room Collective. Here she explains the difference a doula can make. A birth doula becomes a mother’s confidant, guide, and biggest cheerleader. The support offered by a …

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15 Things Motherhood Has Taught Me

Motherhood has taught me many things, from all the colours poo can be, to the number of times a toddler can ask ‘why?’ in a day. (The limit does not exist.) But there are some lessons that I’ll carry with me for the rest of my life. Here are 15 …

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11 Sweet Steps to Adulting Successfully

Feel like you’re not quite adulting, let alone successfully? These 11 tips will flip that right around. By Natalie Bascur ‘The secret to having it all is knowing you already do.’ One of the most profound observations made about becoming an adult is the realisation that nobody really knows what they’re …

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5 Things We Love About The PBC Expo

By Mama Disrupt® The Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo is Australia’s biggest baby expo [O-M-G!] which means it has errrything a pregnant and new mama could need under one roof. PBC Expos are held in capital cities across Australia all year round. And the next expo is coming for you Perth mamas! It will …

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5 First Nations Mamas To Watch (And Follow!)

By Gemma Dawkins At Mama Disrupt we are all about celebrating all the mamas, all the time. You are the unsung heroes, and we are the choir (but think less cummerbunds and hymns and more Kanye’s Sunday Service). This week it’s NAIDOC Week, so we’re shouting out some of our …