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Read Belgian birth stories

Curious about birth in Belgium? Maybe you're expecting your first baby, or maybe you just love to read other parents' stories.

Whatever brings you here, we hope you enjoy these personal stories shared by mums and dads. You'll find everything from homebirths to hospital births, premature births to post-term, as well as inductions, cesareans, and even a birth on a business trip abroad!

Want to share your own story? We'd love to hear it. Write us at hello@thevillage.be

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In the magazine

Why doesn't love a good story? We sure do!

In our magazine, as well as real-life Belgian birth stories, you can meet some of our inspiring 'parent-preneurs', read guest articles from some of our parent-partners, and discover the odd blog post and review from village HQ.

Here's the latest article, and you can find more by clicking on the link below:

Little Humane Books subscription – our review

To give our family reading efforts a boost, we tried out Little Humane Books, a monthly book subscription run by Belgium-based Canadian mum Christina Laloire-Reinards that aims to foster a love of reading and sow seeds of compassion. Here's what we thought.

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