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.
Do drunken people act like toddlers, or do toddlers act like people who are drunk? We seem to say the same sorts of things to them. Recognise any of these? Read More
Most women expect to feel uncomfortable after giving birth, but many don’t realise this discomfort has a purpose. Find out more about afterbirth pain. Read More
Women at risk of postnatal depression might benefit from a simple nutritional change in their prenatal diet. Find out what new research has discovered. Read More
Gummy vitamins might seem an easy and convenient way to ensure your child gets adequate nutrition. But do they really have benefits for children? Read More
Most adults underestimate how much they drink and the impact their drinking has on their children. A new study raises some disturbing facts. Read More
Having a sick infant is difficult enough, without trying to work out how to give your baby medicine. One mama has shared her genius hack. Read More
A small number of new mothers each year will develop postpartum psychosis – a rare mental health disorder which, untreated, can have serious consequences. Read More
Widely touted as a myth, the husband stitch has been whispered about for decades. What is the husband stitch, and are doctors still doing it? Read More
Mothers-in-law. Love them or not, there’s a definite line when it comes to having priority over newborn snuggles. Did this mother-in-law overstep that line? Read More
We know babies need physical contact to thrive, but this need doesn't decrease as our children grow. What happens when we don't get enough physical contact? Read More