BellyBelly | Australia’s Best Pregnancy Website For Thinking Women and Men

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.


Restless Leg Syndrome During Pregnancy

Restless leg syndrome occurs in about 26% of pregnant women and is characterised by a crawling, tingling, itchy feeling in their legs, often when resting. Read More


Hand Foot And Mouth Disease – What You Need To Know

Many parents have heard of hand foot and mouth disease but few know what it is. Find out everything you need to know about hand foot and mouth disease. Read More

6 Reasons Why We Love Midwives

Many midwives offer exceptional, well-trained care. There are many reasons we love midwives as primary carers for low risk women - here are 6 of them! Read More


Water Birth Study Finds No Increased Risk To Infants

Water birth is becoming an increasingly popular choice for birthing women. But is it safe? A new study says water birth poses no risk to babies. Read More


How We Could Prevent 20,000 Breast Cancer Deaths Annually: The Lancet

The Lancet recently published some staggering figures about breastfeeding, including its ability to prevent almost 20,000 annual breast cancer deaths. Read More

Doula vs Midwife – What’s The Difference?

Doula vs midwife - do you know the difference? If you're pregnant and weighing up your care options, find out the difference between a doula and midwife. Read More


Laws Protecting Breastfeeding Inadequate In Many Countries: Report

Leading health organisations have warned laws to protect breastfeeding are inadequate in most countries, exposing infants and young children to risks. Read More

Croup – Causes and Treatment Of Croup In Children

If your child wakes in the night with a barking cough and struggles to breathe, your child may have croup. Find out the causes and treatment for croup. Read More


36 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 36 week old baby has lots going on. Teething, major physical achievements and a leap in brain development - it might be a little crazy! Hang in there! Read More

Obstetric Cholestasis – Everything You Need To Know

If you're pregnant and have mild to severe itching all over the body, this may be a sign of a liver condition called obstetric cholestasis. Find out more. Read More




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