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Baby Birth Stories: Drug-Free Births

Here are a collection of drug-free birth stories that have been generously shared by BellyBelly members. If you would like to contribute your drug-free birth story, please email us and we’ll consider it for inclusion. Read More


Baby Birth Stories: Induction & Augmentation

Here are a collection of induction and augmentation birth stories that have been generously shared by BellyBelly members. If you would like to contribute your induction or augmentation birth story, please email us and we’ll consider it for inclusion. Read More

Homebirth – Having A Homebirth In Australia

Homebirth in Australia is growing – past figures based on 2003 statistics in Victoria showed more babies were BBA (or born before arrival!) than were homebirthed. But since 2003, homebirth has been in the media and on political agendas – and more women are homebirthing. Find out all about homebirth in Australia. Read More


Fast Tract & Inliven – Why Our Members Love Fast Tract!

Fast Tract and InLiven fans on BellyBelly – experiencing increased energy levels, concentration, libido, less sugar cravings, weight loss, better sleep and more. Read More


Circumcision – Should Your Son Have A Circumcision?

Circumcision is a controversial subject. Parents want to make the best decisions for their children – including circumcision – but it can be confusing trying to make a decision with so many differing opinions and misinformation. This article includes some FAQ’s on infant circumcison with facts to help you decide. Read More

Siblings At Birth – Should Children Be Present During Childbirth?

Should children be present during childbirth? A mother (and midwife) makes a very compelling point. Read More


What Are You Feeding Your Family’s Skin?

We know that what we put on our skin enters the body – if it didn’t, how do you explain the success of hormone replacement and nicotine patches? Take a look at the packaging of products you use and read the ingredient listing. You may find you need a chemistry degree to understand them. Do you really believe they are safe for you and your family? Read More

Pets and Your New Baby – 6 Tips To Prepare Your Pet

Expecting a new baby? Life will be different, but remember that your pet’s world will be turned upside down too! Find out how to best prepare your pets for the arrival of your new baby. Read More



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