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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.

External Cephalic Version (ECV) – 5 Things to Consider Before Having One

Been offered an external cephalic version? Curious about what your options are or what risks are involved? Here are 5 things you need to know before an ECV. Read More

How One Country Went From 11% To 74% Exclusive Breastfeeding

While Australia struggles at 15% exclusive breastfeeding at 5 months, one country went from 11% to 74%. They're not the only one too! How did they do it? Read More

Choosing a Baby Carrier Or Sling – 7 Styles to Choose From

Need help choosing a baby carrier or sling? Overwhelmed at all the choices? Good thing you're here! All sorts of slings and carriers explained, here! Read More

Breast Milk Quality – 5 False Beliefs About Breast Milk

Some people believe that a variety things impact breast milk quality. Here are 5 false beliefs about breast milk quality, along with facts to dubunk them. Read More

Do Mothers Make Different Breastmilk For Boys And Girls?

Yes, it sounds crazy, but one researcher from Harvard found that monkeys and other animals make different milk for their babies. Could the same be for us? Read More

7 Things To Avoid Putting In Your Baby’s Bottle

When it comes to adding things to bottles, there are many things our grandmothers would do which are no longer advised. Any of these 7 items sound familiar? Read More

A Blood Test Could Determine Your Risk of Postnatal Depression (PND)

Researchers have discovered that a simple blood test may determine a woman's risk of postnatal depression - a significant finding for future PND prevention. Read More

Delaying Cord Clamping May Offer Years Of Benefits, Study Finds

A new study has discovered that delayed cord clamping has more far-reaching benefits than first thought, after following babies from a study 4 years prior. Read More

Caffeine And Breastfeeding – Everything You Need To Know

What you need to know about caffeine and breastfeeding, including: how much caffeine gets into breastmilk? How long does it take my baby to get rid of it? Read More

Baby Crying – 10 Reasons Why Your Baby Might Be Crying

If you're baffled or confused by baby crying, this is a must read! Here are 10 reasons why your baby might be crying -- and how to soothe your baby's tears. Read More

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