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Are Our Babies Guinea Pigs? Unapproved Drugs And Newborns

An estimated 90% of medications administered to neonates aren’t FDA approved for use in neonates. Are our babies being treated as guinea pigs? Read More


Don’t Like Playing With Your Kids?

Does playing with your children feel like a chore? You're not alone - many parents find playtime boring. Here are 4 helpful tips to make playtime fun. Read More

‘You Don’t Owe Strangers Candy For Sitting Next To Your Baby’ Post Goes Viral – And Why She’s Right!

Parents flying with children offer other passengers goody bags to apologise for the inconvenience. One mother's rant against this practice goes viral. Read More


Pitocin Linked To Postpartum Depression And Anxiety: New Research

Postpartum mood disorders affect around 15% of women. New research may have uncovered a link between an induction drug and these disorders. Read More


Humans Don’t Need Cows’ Milk Says Nutritionist

Cow's milk has been a staple of the Western diet for many years and everyone knows it's important for strong bones and teeth. Or is it? Read More

5 Awesome Birth Pioneers We Really Love

Over the decades there have always been pioneers who never tire of advocating for women, babies and birth. Take a look at who BellyBelly loves. Read More


The First Postpartum Poop – 10 Things You Need To Know

There's no avoiding it - the first post-partum poop after having a baby is not the easiest thing you'll do. Here are 10 great tips to help you through. Read More

An Open Letter To Mamas (And Mamas To Be) Of Boys

Dear mama/mama-to-be of a boy, Maybe you always wanted a son. Or maybe you mourned during your ultrasound for the tea parties, ribbons and pink tutus… Read More




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