Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

Feel more confident, informed and self-assured. BellyBelly.com.au is where thinking women and men go to for the best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information. We also discuss current topics of debate around the quality of evidence available.

Around 2.5 million parents and parents-to-be trust BellyBelly every month. And because we're independent and work in the very industry we write about, we publish what we think people really need to know about.

BellyBelly is highly recommended by midwives, birth educators, doctors, lactation consultants, and more.


How Often Should I Feed My Breastfed Baby?

New to breastfeeding? You might be wondering, “How often should I feed my breastfed baby?" Find out what influences the number of feeds your baby needs. Read More


Fibroids And Pregnancy – 8 Things You Need To Know

Worried about fibroids and pregnancy? Find out everything you need to know about the management, treatment and risks involved with fibroids while pregnant. Read More

What Does IOL Stand For In Pregnancy?

Trying to understand your medical records during pregnancy? One of the acronyms you might notice is IOL. What does IOL stand for in pregnancy? Find out. Read More


Kangaroo Care For Preemies – Why it Matters and How to Do It

Kangaroo care was developed in Colombia in the late 70s, and mortality rates plunged from 70% to 30%. But why does Australia and the US have so far to go? Read More


Methods Of Induction Of Labour – 4 Different Methods

Being induced? Here are four main methods of induction of labour, which are used in a hospital setting. Find out what your options are and what to avoid. Read More

Water Birth – Everything You Need To Know

Thinking about having a water birth? Have a few questions about how it all works? Here are the answers to all your waterbirth questions. Read More


Breastfeeding Positions After A C-Section – 4 To Consider

Need some inspiration for breastfeeding positions after a c-section? Here are the 4 most comfortable positions: from IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

3 Benefits of Spontaneous Labour Before C-Section

Even if you're having a c-section, your baby can greatly benefit from initiating their own labour. Find out 3 major benefits of going into labour first. Read More


Milk Sharing – 11 Things You Need To Know + 5 Safe Milk Sharing Tips

Breast milk sharing has hit the news again, amid warnings not to purchase donor milk. But first, here are 11 things you need to know about milk sharing. Read More

Miscarriage Sympathy Cards For When You Can’t Find The Words

A psychologist specialising in miscarriage and loss has created a range of miscarriage and loss sympathy cards, to help those who don't know what to say. Read More




loaded font roboto