Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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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

To The Mama Who Doesn’t Feel Like Herself

Motherhood can make you feel barely recognisable and it takes some dedicated work to find yourself in the day to day trials of parenting. Read More

Stop Telling Mamas To Enjoy Every Minute

Being a mama is rewarding and challenging. But it’s not all sunshine and roses. Let’s acknowledge that, and stop telling mamas to enjoy every minute. Read More

Ditch The Cute Baby Shoes – Experts Say Babies Should Go Barefoot While Learning To Walk

Baby shoes are cute and it's exciting to buy them for your little ones when they start walking. But are they really good for babies' growing feet? Read More

10 Things I Want To Say To The Baby Growing In My Belly

Like me, you’re desperate to hold your baby in your arms, but the months just drag on. Here are 10 things I want to say to the baby growing in my belly. Read More

UK Hospitals Banning C-Sections

Should women be entitled to choose an elective c-section, despite the known risks to mothers and babies? One hospital trust in the UK says no. Read More

How To End Screen Time Without A Battle: 3 Simple Steps

Most parents understand the pain of getting kids to switch off the TV or game console. It’s possible to end screen time without a battle, in 3 simple steps. Read More

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