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7 Tempting Times To Spill The Beans About Your Pregnancy

Some couples like to keep pregnancy a secret until the first trimester is over. Keeping it secret is tough - here are 7 times you might be tempted to tell! Read More


The ‘Breast Is Best’ Message – 5 Surprising Facts

We've all heard it, breast is best... yet breastfeeding organisations have long abandoned using the phrase. Here are 5 important facts you need to know. Read More

Is a Healthy Baby All That Matters During Childbirth?

Around 25-34% of women describe their birth as traumatic. Should they just be grateful that the baby is healthy? Or are we harming mothers emotional health? Read More


5 Unreliable Signs That Your Baby Is Getting Enough Milk

Usually, parents use unreliable signs to tell if their baby is getting enough milk. Here are 5 of those unreliable signs from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More


3 Reliable Signs That Your Baby Is Getting Enough Milk

Wondering if your baby is getting enough milk? Here are 3 reliable signs that your baby is getting enough milk, from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

Postnatal Doulas – 8 Reasons Why You Should Hire One

A postnatal doula (aka postpartum doula) is heaven for a new mother! If you've just had a baby - or will soon - here's why you should consider hiring one. Read More


What’s In Breast Milk and What’s In Formula?

What ingredients are in breastmilk and what ingredients are in formula? If you've curious, here's a list of what we know is found in breastmilk and formula. Read More

Breastfeeding Dr Seuss Style — Very Funny!

A hilarious take on breastfeeding -- Dr Seuss style! If you grew up with Dr Seuss books, here's the perfect accompaniment to your breastfeeding journey. Read More



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