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At BellyBelly, we’re passionate about helping women and men get informed and feeling confident about pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

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BellyBelly is an independent website with no corporate interests, so our writers don’t hold back – we publish what we believe people really need to know, in order to make the very best decisions for themselves and their baby.

As a result, around 2 to 2.5 million parents and parents-to-be around the world trust BellyBelly every single month. BellyBelly also comes highly recommended by obstetricians, midwives, birth educators, doctors, lactation consultants, and more.

As a team of professionals who care deeply about helping you to have the very best experience possible, we’d love to be your wise, trusted friend on your journey to parenthood and beyond.


2017’s Top Baby Names: Did Your Baby’s Name Make The List?

Choosing a name for your baby is a big responsibility. If you’re expectant parents looking for inspiration, take a peek at 2017’s list of top baby names. Read More


10 Toys I Regret Buying For My Kids

Toys seem like a great idea, until you try to navigate your way safely through your house. Here are 10 toys Fiona regrets buying for her kids. Read More

Inducing Labour Before C-Section To Help Breastfeeding

A Swiss research project is looking at how inducing labour before c-section might help mothers initiate breastfeeding. Read More


Sex Too Soon – New Mothers Forced Or Pressured Into Sex After Childbirth

A combination of societal norms and expectations means some women are pressured into sex after childbirth before they are physically or emotionally ready. Read More


Postpartum Care Is Failing Women

The more support a mother has after birth, the better the outcomes for her and her baby. Yet postpartum care is failing to meet women’s needs. Read More

10 Times My Toddler Humiliated Me At Playgroup

Fiona is a seasoned expert when it comes to playgroups, but still finds it stressful. Here’s her list: ’10 times my toddler humiliated me at playgroup'. Read More


Epidural Headaches – Causes And Treatment

Having the worst headache of your life after an epidural seems a high price to pay for pain relief during labour. What causes epidural headaches? Read More

Vaginal Exams And The Right To Say No

Vaginal exams have become a routine part of pregnancy, but are they really necessary? Should women exercise their right to say no? Read More


Spinal Or Epidural Blocks – What’s The Difference?

Heard of spinal and epidural blocks but aren’t sure whether or not they are the same thing? Here are 3 key differences between these pain relief options. Read More

Dads Who Regret Being Present For Their Baby’s Birth

A recent survey showed there are dads who regret being present for their baby’s birth. Should dads be present? How can they be effective support people? Read More




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