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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


Rice Cereal – 4 Reasons To Skip Rice Cereal For Babies

Rice cereal is something we associate as a baby's first food. However, before you pop rice cereal into your trolley, here are some truths you need to know. Read More

Adorable Baby Horrified At The Taste Of Avocado

Watch this clip of a gorgeous brown eyed baby girl tasting avocado for the first time. Her whole face turns upside down -- she's totally horrified! Read More



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