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Photo Series Celebrates The Strength Of Premature Babies

In an inspirational photo series, photographer Red Méthot beautifully demonstrates the strength of premature babies. From NICU to adult, it's a must see! Read More


“Your Baby Is Using You Like A Dummy!” — Is She Really?

Has anyone ever said to you, "Your baby is using you like a dummy!" (or a pacifier)? Could they be right? Find out from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

4 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 4 week old baby has been here for a month -- how time flies! She will be getting much bigger now, and starting to support her own head. Find out more. Read More


The Simple Invention Set To Revolutionise C-Sections Forever

Finally! A skin-to-skin c-section drape is allowing mothers who are undergoing c-sections to enjoy immediate skin-to-skin with their babies. Hallelujah! Read More


3 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

With a 3 week old baby, you'll find crying starts to increase about now. Don't worry; this stage will pass. Find out more about your three week old baby. Read More

How Far Along Am I? Calculating Weeks Pregnant

You've just found out you're pregnant! Next, you wonder, "how far along am I?" Find out how to work out how far along your pregnancy is. Read More


Photographer Captures The Moment Babies’ Heads Are Born

In a stunning birth photography series, photographer Marry Fermont has done it again - this time showcasing the magical moment babies' heads are born. Read More

2 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

You now have a 2 week old baby - and likely an accumulating sleep debt! The early weeks can be tough, but they are very important. Find out more! Read More


1 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Congratulations on your brand new baby! If you have a 1 week old baby, here's what to expect in the first week after the birth, from sleep to feeds. Read More

When To See A Lactation Consultant Vs When To See A Doctor

Having breastfeeding problems? You may be unsure who is best to see. Here are 9 common problems and when to see a doctor verses when to see an IBCLC. Read More




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