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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.


Why Do Babies Look Blue When They Are Born?

You've probably seen pictures of newborns in various shades of colours, from purple to pink to blue. Why do babies look blue when they are born? Find out. Read More


Weight Checks During Pregnancy – Are They Necessary?

Some health care providers weigh pregnant women each visit and some don't. So, are the routine weight checks during pregnancy really necessary? Read More

Not Breastfeeding Increases The Risk Of Ear Infections: Study

A new study has found that not breastfeeding (directly via the breast) increases the risk of ear infections. Find out all the results and how this happens. Read More


The 7 Types Of Mama Friends You Need In Your Life

When you become a mama, the other mamas around you can make a huge difference to your sanity levels. Here are 7 mama friends on our dream team! Read More


Controlled Crying Study Says It’s OK For Babies – But Is It Really?

Another controlled crying study has hit the headlines, claiming it's effective for sleep problems. But are babies really okay, given major study flaws? Read More

Breaking The Waters: Does It Speed Up Labour? [Study Review]

Many women have an amniotomy (breaking the waters) to speed up labour. But does it really do that? Discover the truth from the latest Cochrane review. Read More


Growing Pains In Children – 8 Effective Pain Relief Options

Common from 3-4 years and 8-12 years, growing pains can mean sleepless nights. Here are 8 effective pain relief options for growing pains in children. Read More

Why Diets Usually Don’t Work – A Brilliant TED Talk About Dieting

By 10 years of age, most girls have been on a diet. What if we all knew that diets didn't work? A brilliant TED talk which is a MUST see for every parent. Read More


What Are The Effects Of Smoking While Pregnant? Risks and Facts

What are the effects of smoking while pregnant? If you're curious to know, or if you want help to take the next step and quit, this article will help. Read More

15 Things That Will Definitely Happen When You Host A Playdate

If you've already had a playdate before, these 15 things will all be very well familiar. If you haven't yet, be warned - these things will happen! Read More




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