Feel more confident, informed and self-assured. BellyBelly.com.au is where thinking women and men go to for the best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information. We also discuss current topics of debate around the quality of evidence available.
Around 2.5 million parents and parents-to-be trust BellyBelly every month. And because we're independent and work in the very industry we write about, we publish what we think people really need to know about.
BellyBelly is highly recommended by midwives, birth educators, doctors, lactation consultants, and more.
Childbirth hasn't changed since the dawn of time but the practices and beliefs surrounding it have. Here's how childbirth has looked over the last century. Read More
Low platelets during pregnancy is common but most care providers will consider a low platelet level as a risk factor for complications. Find out more here. Read More
Many women look forward to the support and rest hospitals offer after giving birth, others prefer the comfort of home. How long should hospital stays be? Read More
Debating whether you want to have a baby shower or not? Fiona gives you 10 good reasons why you should have a baby shower. Read More
Does playing with your children feel like a chore? You're not alone - many parents find playtime boring. Here are 4 helpful tips to make playtime fun. Read More
Many women are choosing to capture their breastfeeding journey in a symbolic keepsake. The latest trend is a breastfeeding tattoo. Read More
The baby's finally asleep and you're trapped under her. Fiona tells us 10 things that will definitely happen when you're holding a sleeping baby. Read More
Parents flying with children offer other passengers goody bags to apologise for the inconvenience. One mother's rant against this practice goes viral. Read More