Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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10 Ridiculous Things Toddlers Do While Breastfeeding

Toddlers are spirited, fast-moving and hard to control. Breastfeeding toddlers is great for their health, but can be physically awkward, at best. Read More


Double Hip Squeeze – What Is It And How Is It Used?

Most pregnant women want to know how to get through contraction pain. Here’s a secret tip from midwives and doulas – the double hip squeeze. Read More

Children At The Birth – 10 Things You Need To Consider

Do you want your older children at the birth of your new baby? There are reasons for and against the idea. Here are 10 things to think about. Read More


10 Things That Happen When You’re Potty Training

Potty training is not for the faint hearted but it has to be done! Here are 10 things that will happen when you are potty training your child Read More


Children in Crisis: How Do We Combat The Anxiety Epidemic?

With children as young as 10 experiencing anxiety, depression and even self-harm, we need to reduce the childhood anxiety epidemic. But where do we start? Read More

The Motherhood Lie

Learning to be a mother is an amazing experience but every day we hear we’re doing it wrong. It’s the motherhood lie we are all told. Read More


Elderberries Are Effective Against Flu Strains, Research Shows

No one wants to be knocked out by the flu. Scientists have studied a potent folk remedy, and evidence shows elderberries are effective against flu symptoms. Read More

Birth Debriefing – What Is It?

We've heard of the benefits of birth planning but what about birth debriefing? What is it, and how can it help women to understand their birth experiences? Read More


Rough And Tumble Play – Why Parents Should Encourage It

Allowing rough and tumble play can seem counterintuitive to keeping kids safe. But there are plenty of benefits for children who engage in rough play. Read More

How Much Does It Cost To Give Birth In Australia?

Giving birth in Australia and wondering what the costs will be? BellyBelly looks at the costs of the three main options for maternity care in Australia. Read More




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