By Joshua Fox For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 05:53 BST, 14 August 2019 | Updated: 05:57 BST, 14 August 2019
Yummy Mummies star Lorinska Merrington shared a candid post about motherhood to Instagram on Monday, with a picture pumping breast milk in a ball gown.
However, the upload, which was intended to inspire the Melbourne-based Netflix star's 676,000 followers, has been met with criticism.
'This is inappropriate for social media,' slammed one follower, with another accusing Lorinska of 'faking' pumping and simply striking a pose while pretending to.
Yummy Mummies star Lorinska Merrington (pictured) has been slammed for sharing this glamorous picture pumping breast milk in a ball gown to Instagram on Monday
In the picture, the 34-year-old is seen taking a selfie in a bathroom mirror, with her Cappellazzo Couture dress unfastened as she pumps breast milk.
'OMG is this the level social media has got too? This is completely unnecessary,' wrote another frustrated follower.
'I'm all for breastfeeding in public but some things don't need to be plastered on social media. Take the photo, sure, but keep it private,' another added.
However, many praised her for the honest picture, and thanked her for helping remove the stigma surrounding breastfeeding.
'This is inappropriate for social media,' slammed one follower,