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Is it important to you to have access to the very best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information?

If so, BellyBelly was created just for you.

Because we’re independent and have no corporate interests, we 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.

Around 2.5 million parents and parents-to-be trust BellyBelly every 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.


Duchess Of Cambridge Is Considering Home Birth

Rumours are rife the newest addition to the British Royal family will be born at home, as the Duchess of Cambridge wants to avoid hospital 'chaos'. Read More


Mothers And Babies Harmed By Maternity Care Providers

Women are encouraged to give birth in hospital because it’s safe. New research shows women and babies are being harmed by their maternity care providers. Read More

5 Reasons To Have A Student Midwife At The Birth

There are lots of benefits to having a student midwife attend your birth. Here we look at 5 reasons to have a student midwife. Read More


10 Texts Every Pregnant Woman Sends To Her Partner

How did pregnant women cope before the advent of smartphones? You’ll probably recognise these 10 texts every pregnant women sends to her partner. Read More


4 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Mothers With Influenza Shouldn’t Be Separated From Their Babies

The CDC contradicts other health organisations when it recommends breastfeeding mothers with influenza should be separated from their babies. Read More

10 Texts Every New Mama Sends To Her Partner

Can you imagine how hard it was to be a new mother back in the days without smartphones? Here are 10 texts every new mama sends to her partner. Read More


Fourth Degree Perineal Tears – Everything You Need To Know About Severe Tearing

Fear of tearing during birth is a common fear of most pregnant women. Here’s everything you need to know about severe fourth degree perineal tears. Read More

Third Degree Perineal Tears – What You Need To Know

Thinking about third degree perineal tears might not be particularly appealing, but this information could help you avoid or reduce the severity of a tear. Read More


Second Degree Perineal Tears During Birth – 4 Things To Know

The good news about perineal tears is the vast majority are minor. Here are 4 things you should know about second degree perineal tears during birth. Read More

Breastfeeding And Alcohol – Study Says Moderate Alcohol Consumption Is Ok

New mothers are often given conflicting advice and opinions about breastfeeding and alcohol. New research gives the go ahead to enjoy a glass of wine. Read More




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