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.


How You Can Help New Parents

Ever wondered about how you can help new parents? Here are 7 great ways you can offer real assistance when family or friends have a new baby. Read More


Air Pollution Particles Found In Mothers’ Placentas, Study Says

Researchers have discovered evidence that shows toxic particles from air pollution can travel from a mother's lungs to her placenta.  Read More

Toddler Sleep – Does Your Toddler Need A Sleep Routine?

Getting a toddler to go to bed and stay there can be one of the hardest things a parent does. Find out if your toddler needs a sleep routine. Read More


‘Eating For Two’ Comes With Serious Risks For Mama And Baby, Study Finds

A study has found the old advice on 'eating for two' while pregnant is not only risky for mothers, it can lead to health complications for babies. Read More


Sore Nipples – 12 Tips To Soothe Sore Nipples

Sore nipples are a common complaint for many new breastfeeding mothers. Here are 12 tips to soothe sore nipples and make breastfeeding enjoyable again. Read More

When Breastfeeding Hurts – 10 Causes of Painful Breastfeeding

When breastfeeding is going well, it can be very rewarding but when it hurts, it can be very stressful. Here are 10 causes of painful breastfeeding. Read More


First-Time Mamas’ Bodies Don’t Know How To Give Birth

If you haven't given birth before, you might feel like your brain doesn't know how to give birth. But do first-time mamas' bodies know what to do? Read More

Why Your Baby’s Second Night Is So Hard

Why is your baby's second night after birth so hard? What happened to the sweet and settled newborn who was laid upon your chest just yesterday? Read More


Irritable Uterus – What Is An Irritable Uterus During Pregnancy?

Irritable uterus during pregnancy is one of those mysterious pregnancy ‘unknowns'. Find out the symptoms of irritable uterus and how it is diagnosed. Read More

Increase In Severe Birth Complications in US Hospitals

Most women give birth in hospital. That’s why a recent report showing an increase in severe birth complications in this birth environment is alarming. Read More




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