Feel more confident, informed and self-assured. BellyBelly.com.au is where thinking women and men go to for the best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information. We also discuss current topics of debate around the quality of evidence available.
Around 2.5 million parents and parents-to-be trust BellyBelly every month. And because we're independent and work in the very industry we write about, we publish what we think people really need to know about.
BellyBelly is highly recommended by midwives, birth educators, doctors, lactation consultants, and more.
Some women experience negative emotions associated with their letdown reflex. If you experience breastfeeding aversion, this is well worth a read. Read More
Even on a warm day of just 22 degrees, draping a blanket over a pram could cause the space inside to overheat to 34 degrees, in just one hour. Read More
A recent study found that at 3 months, 49% of women with depressive symptoms were still breastfeeding, compared to and 61% without depressive symptoms. Read More
Jada Pinkett-Smith totally nails what it means to be a mother and a wife. This 6 minute video is a must watch for every single mother and mother-to-be. Read More
Your 51 week old baby will be a whole year old next week! Can you remember what it was like this time last year? Find out more about week 51. Read More
Wow! In just two short weeks, your 50 week old baby will be one year old! It can be a proud and emotional time. Here's what to expect this week. Read More
Your 49 week old baby will likely be saying short and sharp words like “up” and “no”, greetings like “hi” and “bye”. Find out what else to expect! Read More
We're keeping our children too clean and increasing their risk of illness, new research says. Time to get muddy! Here's what you need to know about dirt. Read More