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CELEBRITY yummy mum­mies, such as mod­els Mi­randa Kerr and Gisele Bünd­chen, make or­di­nary moth­ers feel in­ad­e­quate and un­wor­thy, a study has found.

Although some women man­age to re­sist the pressure, they still de­sire this ideal, a Uni­ver­sity of Mel­bourne study has found.

Dr Christina Malatzky con­ducted in-depth in­ter­views with 29 Aus­tralian moth­ers and women who want to be moth­ers. She found many in­ter­nalised this model of “good” moth­er­ing.

This is driven by celebri­ties who were held up as an “ide­alised ma­ter­nal body”.

The find­ings come as Chan­nel 7’s new TV re­al­ity show, Yummy Mum­mies, starts on Sun­day.

To­mor­row’s Week­end liftout goes in­side the cashedup world of the Yummy

Mum­mies stars.

Mum­mies Rachel Watts, Lorin­ska Mer­ring­ton and Jane Scan­dizzo.

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