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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.

Get access to the very best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information.

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.


10 Things That Happen When You’re Potty Training

Potty training is not for the faint hearted but it has to be done! Here are 10 things that will happen when you are potty training your child Read More


Children in Crisis: How Do We Combat The Anxiety Epidemic?

With children as young as 10 experiencing anxiety, depression and even self-harm, we need to reduce the childhood anxiety epidemic. But where do we start? Read More

The Motherhood Lie

Learning to be a mother is an amazing experience but every day we hear we’re doing it wrong. It’s the motherhood lie we are all told. Read More


Elderberries Are Effective Against Flu Strains, Research Shows

No one wants to be knocked out by the flu. Scientists have studied a potent folk remedy, and evidence shows elderberries are effective against flu symptoms. Read More


Birth Debriefing – What Is It?

We've heard of the benefits of birth planning but what about birth debriefing? What is it, and how can it help women to understand their birth experiences? Read More

Rough And Tumble Play – Why Parents Should Encourage It

Allowing rough and tumble play can seem counterintuitive to keeping kids safe. But there are plenty of benefits for children who engage in rough play. Read More


How Much Does It Cost To Give Birth In Australia?

Giving birth in Australia and wondering what the costs will be? BellyBelly looks at the costs of the three main options for maternity care in Australia. Read More

To The Mama Who Doesn’t Feel Like Herself

Motherhood can make you feel barely recognisable and it takes some dedicated work to find yourself in the day to day trials of parenting. Read More


Stop Telling Mamas To Enjoy Every Minute

Being a mama is rewarding and challenging. But it’s not all sunshine and roses. Let’s acknowledge that, and stop telling mamas to enjoy every minute. Read More

Ditch The Cute Baby Shoes – Experts Say Babies Should Go Barefoot While Learning To Walk

Baby shoes are cute and it's exciting to buy them for your little ones when they start walking. But are they really good for babies' growing feet? Read More




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