BellyBelly | Australia’s Best Pregnancy Website For Thinking Women and Men

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

Get access to the very best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information.

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.


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


7 Ways To Help A Pregnant Mama During Her Last Weeks Of Pregnancy

Here are 7 ways you can help a pregnant mama during her last weeks of pregnancy, and make the waiting a little bit easier. Read More


The Trauma Of Giving Birth When No One Listens

Elizabeth gave birth 15 months ago, never dreaming it would be a negative experience. The trauma of giving birth left her with post natal depression. Read More

New York State Turns To Doulas To Help Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates

In NY State, black women are much more likely to die during childbirth than white women. A new program turns to doulas to help reduce maternal mortality. Read More


Inflammation During Pregnancy – How Does It Affect Fetal Brain Development?

New research is adding to the growing body of evidence showing a link between maternal inflammation during pregnancy with brain development disorders. Read More

10 Day Old Baby Makes History In The US Senate

One tiny baby, one giant step for working parents. Working parents struggle with demands of new parenthood and work. A new law is set to change that. Read More


Sex After Birth – Will It Feel The Same Again?

The big question on every woman's mind: what is sex like after pregnancy and birth and will it feel the same as it did before? Read More

NICU Mothers Struggle With Mental Health – What Needs To Change?

A new baby is challenging enough without adding in a stay in the NICU. NICU mothers often struggle with mental health and something needs to change. Read More




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