Amy Willerton shares snap of her first breastfeeding daughter Demelza in public as she describes her struggle to produce milk for her little one
She welcomed her first child, daughter Demelza, with fiance Daniel Day in January.
And Amy Willerton shared a sweet snap via Instagram on Thursday, breastfeeding about her first time in public, but then approaching her recent struggle to produce milk.
The former beauty queen, 27, smiled cheerfully as she fed Demelza and took afternoon tea at The Ivy in Victoria, but told fans that she “hardly produced milk” since her vacation in Dubai in January.
Candid: Amy Willerton publicly shared a snapshot of her first breastfeeding daughter Demelza as she detailed her struggle to produce milk for her little one on Instagram on Thursday
She wrote a long caption to the image and explained: “Yesterday was my first PUBLIC feed with Dem.
‘Seems crazy when she is # 6 weeks old, but I pumped so I always had bottles for when I was gone and actually I haven’t been brave enough … But since I got back from #Dubai I have hardly been producing milk !!
“My pumps came empty every time. And I thought waiting to go from so much to so little seemed crazy – there must be a reason. “
From what she believed had happened, Amy continued: “I assumed #hydration and started drinking water and taking vitamins, but still nothing!”
Fight: Amy wrote a long caption to the image and told fans that she “hardly produced milk” since her vacation in Dubai in January
Concern: about what happened, she said that since the holidays my pumps came empty every time. And I thought waiting to go from so much to so little seemed crazy – there must be a reason ‘
“Until my girlfriend said how much time she had spent at the boob and I realized out of fear and stigma while I was away, I usually pumped and fed the bottle … and the times I tried to give her the boob hit stressed because she missed the fast current !!
“So I gave up. Anyway, I decided to give Demz a little care holiday and to give it a boob over and over again, hoping to get back the power that is committed to this, it meant defying the hit boob moments.
‘So thanks @ashleygraham for drinking coffee with your baby the other day, so that I felt more comfortable drinking tea with mine.
But despite her fears, Amy assured fans that all was well, because she added: “I am already producing more milk after a day of relentless breasts, so I can still make bottles and share those night feeds
“The nights have been so much easier if we can also use a bottle and really help prevent #mastitis, so also pump if you can # milkmama’s and if you don’t want to give baby bottles, you can always donate your extra breast milk to help.”
Results: But Amy reassured fans as she went on: “I decided to give Demz a little nursing holiday and give it boob all the time … I produce more milk after a day”
After the birth of her daughter on January 4, Amy spoke to Hello! Magazine and revealed that having her first baby has been ‘life-changing’.
The star also spoke frankly about her recent horrible robbery, which came just a few hours before she gave birth.
Amy said to the publication: “We are stuck, just picked her up and recorded it all. It feels like time has stopped, because it is only us and our little baby in the cave that we have built.
“Having a first baby is really life-changing. Some people have asked, “I bet you can’t wait for her to walk and talk?” No no no. I just want to love every phase. ”
Smitten: After the birth of her daughter on January 4, Amy spoke to Hello! Magazine and revealed that having her first baby has been ‘life-changing’
Amy announced the arrival of her first child in a sweet Instagram post, where she was excited that she was “so in love” alongside a snapshot of her newborn’s feet.
The new mother wrote on her social media platform: “You are REALLY #lovebubble #newborn #newarrival #cocoonababy #imsoinlove.” [sic]
On the heart-warming black-and-white image, the little one was bundled in a striped baby brow while she was resting on a sleeping nest near Cocoonababy.
Amy had revealed her pregnancy in October, just six months after confirming her engagement with her three-year partner.
Happy family: Amy revealed her pregnancy in October, just six months after confirming her engagement with her three-year partner [pictured with Daniel last year]