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At BellyBelly, we’re passionate about helping women and men get informed and feeling confident about pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

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BellyBelly is an independent website with no corporate interests, so our writers don’t hold back – we publish what we believe people really need to know, in order to make the very best decisions for themselves and their baby.

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.


Waxing During Pregnancy – Can You Wax While Pregnant?

Waxing while pregnant couldn’t possibly be as bad as labour, right? As someone who had never waxed, I wondered if I screamed loud enough, they would let me have an epidural? Read More


Pain in Labour: How Your Hormones Are Your Helpers

Researchers such as French surgeon and natural birth pioneer Michel Odent believe that if we can be more respectful of our mammalian roots, and the hormones that we share, we can have more chance of a straightforward birth ourselves. Read More

Pregnancy Nutrition – The Most Important Things You Need To Know

Pregnancy is the most nutritionally demanding period of a woman’s life - so here's everything you need to know about pregnancy nutrition. Read More


Nursing Bras – When Should I Get A Nursing Bra?

A nursing bra (also known as a maternity bra) should be fitted during pregnancy. When should you get a nursing bra? Read on… Read More


Listeria and Pregnancy – What You Need To Know About Listeria

Listeria infection or listeriosis, is an illness which can be contracted by eating food contaminated with bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes. Find out the symptoms to look out for and what you can and can’t eat to protect yourself against listeria bacteria. Read More

Waterbirth – The Benefits of Waterbirth

In a survey, waterbirth mothers were asked: “Would you consider giving birth again in water?” Over 1500 surveys were collected: only one woman that answered no. Read More


15 Common Side Effects During Pregnancy

During pregnancy you might experience all sorts of ailments or side effects. Here’s 16 of them – with some suggestions of how you can get relief. Read More

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Pregnancy – Preparing for Pregnancy

The unpredictability of the course of MS is definitely the most challenging aspect of the disease. No one with MS can predict with certainty how they will be from one month to the next. So the decision about whether or not to have a baby may become even more difficult for a person with MS than it generally is. Read More


Semen Analysis – A Guide To Semen Analysis

A semen analysis is an important diagnostic tool for investigation of male fertility. Find out more about a semen analysis. Read More

PCOS – What Is PCOS? (PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive disorder characterised by multiple cystic growths on the ovaries. Find out more here. Read More




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