Baby Articles

Hey, baby! Even the most experienced mum will tell you that each baby is different - what works for one baby may not necessarily work for the other! BellyBelly has a collection of fantastic articles for baby, designed to give you a range of options to try with your own, unique bundle of joy. You'll also find many useful and practical articles written by BellyBelly's 'Gentle' Parenting Expert, Pinky McKay. BellyBelly.com.au is the Thinking Woman's Website for Conception, Pregnancy, Birth and Baby.


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Forward facing baby carriers

6 Reasons To Avoid Forward Facing Baby Carriers

Before you choose a baby carrier, read these 6 reasons why you should avoid a forward facing carrier.

Formula and baby sleep

Will Formula Help My Baby To Sleep Better At Night?

You've probably heard parents say that formula helped their baby sleep better at night. Could this be true? Find out here.

Biggest Mother Regrets

Parenting Regrets: My 6 Biggest Regrets As A New Mother

Parenting regrets: we all have them. Here are the 6 biggest regrets I had as a new mother.

Crying baby

10 Things Your Crying Baby Wants You To Know

When your baby cries, ALWAYS remember these 10 things your baby wishes he could tell you. A must read for new parents or parents-to-be.

Safe swaddling

Safe Swaddling: How To Avoid Hip Dysplasia

Swaddling your baby incorrectly can cause their delicate hip joints to loosen and cartilage to become damaged. Here are 5 steps for safe swaddling.

Funniest things about newborns

10 Funniest (And Cutest) Quirks About Newborns You Didn't Expect

Here are 10 funny (and sometimes cute!) quirks which you didn't expect from your newborn baby.

End the breastfeeding vs bottlefeeding debate

9 Reasons Why We Need To End The Breastfeeding Vs Bottlefeeding Debate

The breastfeeding vs bottlefeeding debate isn't pretty - but its impossible to escape once you've had a baby. Here are 9 reasons we should end the crazy debate NOW.

First foods for baby led weaning

10 First Foods To Try When Baby Led Weaning

After some first food ideas when baby led weaning? Here are 10 great suggestions for baby's first foods.

Books for children about babies

7 Awesome Books To Prepare Children For A New Baby

Expecting your second baby or more? Help prepare your children for birth and a new baby with this list of helpful, reassuring books!



Pets meeting babies

Cats And Dogs Meeting Babies For The Very First Time

A gorgeous compilation of videos of cats and dogs meeting babies for the first time. How did your pet react?

Baby poo

Baby Poo: Whats Normal And Whats Not?

Yes, baby poo... one of the most talked about topics amongst new parents. Find out which of these 11 types of baby poo is normal, and whats not.

What you'd never do as a parent

13 Things You Swore You'd Never Do As A Parent

You said you wouldn't do it... but you did. 13 things you swore you wouldn't do when you have a baby.

Formula feeding mother

5 Things Worth Saying To A Formula Feeding Mother

No matter if you formula feed or breastfeed your baby, judgments can come at you thick and fast. Here are 5 things worth saying to formula feeding mothers.

When have a second child?

When Is The Best Time To Have A Second Baby?

Thinking about a second baby but not sure when the right time would be? Here are 11 helpful tips to consider in making your decision.

Baby's witching hour

12 Tips To Help You Cope With Your Baby's 'Witching Hour'

The witching hour can be an awful time - for you and your baby. Here are 12 helpful tips to get you through.

Great things about boys

10 Great Things About Having A Baby Boy

Having a baby boy? Here are 10 great (and humourous) things about having a baby boy.

Great things about girls

10 Great Things About Having A Baby Girl

Having a baby girl? Here are 10 great (and humourous) things about having a baby girl.

Formula Feeding

Formula Feeding - 5 Things Not To Say To Formula Feeders

If you see a formula feeding parent, avoid making these 5 comments about formula feeding.

Having another baby

Having Another Baby - 7 Pros and Cons To Help You Decide

Thinking of having another baby? Here are a list of 7 reasons for and against having another baby.

Fourth Trimester

The 4th Trimester - 8 Ways To Create An Awesome One For Your Baby

The fourth trimester has so many benefits for both babies and parents. Will you give your baby a fourth trimester?

Formula Company Trickery

9 Sneaky Ways Formula Companies Try To Win You Over

Before you even ovulate, formula companies are targeting YOU without you even realising it. How? Here are 9 sneaky ways that formula companies work to increase their marketshare.

Things To Avoid When Formula Feeding

Formula - 8 Things To Avoid When Formula Feeding

Formula feeding your baby? Here are 8 important things you should avoid when formula feeding a baby.

What Your Baby Would Say

20 Things Babies Would Say If They Could Talk

New parents - fancy a giggle? Here's 20 hilariously realistic things your newborn would say if they could talk. Any others you can add?

Brain Stimulation In Babies

A Doctor Warns: This Activity May Have Damaging Effects On Your Baby’s Brain

The shocking truth about what an everyday activity is doing to your baby or toddler's brain. A MUST watch for all parents and parents to be - especially if you want to prevent attention problems.

You Know You Have A Baby When...

51 Ways You Know You Have A Baby....

Want a giggle? Here are 51 ways you know you have a baby - and I will bet you have already ticked most of these off your list!

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