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Why Watching Sesame Street Is Great For Your Kids

The educational benefits of watching Sesame Street are well documented, however a recent study just published has reaffirmed it's life long benefits. Read More


Hospital Birth – Is It The Safest Option For Healthy Women?

In an article for New England Journal of Medicine, US Ob/Gyn, Doctor Neel Shah has spoken out about the safety of birth for low risk women in US hospitals. Read More

Study: Vaginal Birth Safer And Less Risky Than C-Section

An analysis of 3.5 million US birth certificates has confirmed that c-sections carry a much higher risk for women than vaginal birth. Find out more here. Read More


Benefits Of Breastfeeding – What Are They Exactly?

Curious about the benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mother? Read on to find out, and hear why we must change our language when referring to benefits. Read More


What Young Children Look Like While Watching TV

After observing her son, Australian photographer, Donna Stevens, decided to photograph children watching screens. Eerie looking photos resulted. Read More

Flat Head Syndrome – 6 Tips To Prevent Flat Head

Cases of flat head syndrome (plagiocephaly or brachycephaly) have increased due to safe back sleeping practices for babies. Here are 6 ways to avoid it. Read More


Could This Be The World’s Best Mother’s Day Present?

Forget the flowers, chocolates and a lie in... could this be the world's best mother's day present? Find out what one dad organised for mother's day! Read More

Can You Breastfeed With Implants? 7 Questions Answered

Can you breastfeed with implants? BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam, addresses the 7 main concerns of mothers who had breast implants prior to breastfeeding. Read More



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