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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.


Homebirth Midwife Handles A Life Threatening Emergency Like A Boss

This story shows us just how skilled homebirth midwives are. A NZ midwife handles a life threatening emergency and saves her boyfriend’s life. Read More


Folic Acid During Pregnancy Linked To Allergies

Folic acid has been considered a must for all women of childbearing age. But research now shows folic acid during pregnancy might not be the wisest choice. Read More

The Real Reason Why Kids Save Their Worst Behaviour For Parents

Your children are angels for others, but when they see you everything goes pear-shaped? Ever wondered why kids save their worst behaviour for parents? Read More


Formula Milk Companies Target Mothers Who Can’t Afford It – When Breastfeeding Is Life Or Death

Breastfeeding or formula feeding is a personal choice. In developing countries, however, formula milk companies target mothers, influencing their decision. Read More


“I’m Sorry To All The Mothers I Worked With”, Says Company President

Many women find the transition from independent woman to mother a challenge. It changes your priorities and how others see you. Read More

Mothers Who Co-Sleep Longer Might Feel More Depressed And Judged

Mothers who co-sleep with their babies longer might end up feeling depressed or judged. Is this due to co-sleeping, or is it a more complex issue? Read More


5 Attitudes To Pain In Labour – And How They Predict The Outcome Of Birth

Curious to know how your birth will be? Rhea Dempsey has formulated a chart about attitudes to pain that many doctors and midwives agree is highly accurate. Read More

10 Ridiculous Things Toddlers Do While Breastfeeding

Toddlers are spirited, fast-moving and hard to control. Breastfeeding toddlers is great for their health, but can be physically awkward, at best. Read More


Double Hip Squeeze – What Is It And How Is It Used?

Most pregnant women want to know how to get through contraction pain. Here’s a secret tip from midwives and doulas – the double hip squeeze. Read More

Children At The Birth – 10 Things You Need To Consider

Do you want your older children at the birth of your new baby? There are reasons for and against the idea. Here are 10 things to think about. Read More




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