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.


Around 50% Of Photos On Child Exploitation Sites From Social Media

Australia’s new Children’s eSafety Commissioner says as much as 50% of photos on child exploitation sites come from social media and blogs. Find out more. Read More


Routine IV Fluids During Labor – 4 Negative Side Effects

In some countries and hospitals, routine IV fluids are part of labor care. Is there any benefit to this? Here are 4 negatives to routine IV fluids. Read More

Study Reports Breastfeeding Doesn’t Affect IQ, But Overlooks A Crucial Element

Contrary to previous studies, a new study has claimed breastfeeding does not impact IQ. But they have made a critical mistake. Find out what it is, here. Read More


Breastfeeding And IQ: Does It Make A Difference?

The link between breastfeeding and IQ - a long debate. First they said it improved IQ, now a new study says not. Find out the truth about the research. Read More


Placenta Accreta – Symptoms And Risk Factors

Placenta accreta occurs in 1 in 7,000 pregnancies, and 60-80% are after a previous c-section. What is placenta accreta? Find out the symptoms and more. Read More

Why Visitors Shouldn’t Kiss Your Newborn On The Lips

Don't like the idea of people kissing your baby on the lips? Here's why it's important stop the kisses - a baby ended up very ill after contracting herpes. Read More


5 Awesome Breastfeeding Ads From Around The World

Breastfeeding awareness campaigns screen on televisions around the world (unfortunately not in Australia). Here are 5 of our favourite breastfeeding ads. Read More

Stress And Fertility – What The Research Says About Stress

Couples trying to conceive usually hate hearing, "Relax, it will happen!" But are stress and fertility actually linked? Find out what the research says. Read More


Iodine Deficiency And Pregnancy – What You MUST Know

Despite earlier warnings, many pregnant women have an iodine deficiency. Iodine is critical for key bodily functions - find out why you must take iodine. Read More

Jaundice In Newborns – The Truth About Jaundice

Knowing your baby has jaundice can be scary. What is jaundice? Is jaundice in newborns something to worry about? Find out the symptoms and treatments here. Read More




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