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Childbirth Across The Last Century

Childbirth hasn't changed since the dawn of time but the practices and beliefs surrounding it have. Here's how childbirth has looked over the last century. 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

What Is The Real Risk Of Infection After Waters Break?

A small number of women experience their waters breaking before labour begins. Find out what the real risk of infection is and what to do. 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


9 Things Women Who Had Drug Free Births Want You To Know

Think drug free birth is crazy? Here are 9 things women who had drug free births want you to know about how they gave birth. Read More

How Does The Full Moon Affect Childbirth?

Humans have long been fascinated by the moon's affect on nature, how likely is it you will go into labour around the full moon? Read More


Home Birth – How Messy Is It?

Birth can be a little messy no matter where you plan on having your baby, but a home birth doesn't mean you will have more mess to deal with. Read More

New Birthing Sling May Shorten Labour And Reduce Interventions

Is a shorter labour and less chance of interventions music to your ears? A new birthing device has the potential to do both. Read More



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