When it comes to belly casts, we’re the experts! Here you can learn more about the belly casting process, where to put your belly cast, and see some before and after photos.

Belly Cast Repairs

Belly Cast Before & After – [Tampa Doula]

By Christie Collbran | November 13, 2017

Take a look at the recent belly cast that we repaired and finished. Do you have a belly cast that need smoothing, finishing and decorating? We pride ourselves in creating gorgeous maternity keepsakes that will last for a lifetime. Celebrate your pregnancy with this special piece of art. Check out another Before and After Belly Cast here!

Why you should get a belly cast made.

Belly Cast? Why? Where Do I Put It?

By Christie Collbran | September 26, 2017

  We get this question from time to time. People sometimes ask: “What would I do with it?” Hang your belly cast in your baby’s’ nursery! Have it decorated to match the theme. Hang it in your own bedroom, or even in a prominent location in your home for all to see. Display it in…

We Repair Belly Casts

Send us your Belly Casts That Need Finishing!

By Christie Collbran | September 29, 2016

Did you know that we will happily work on belly casts that need repairs or finishing work? We can do this even if you are not a Tampa Bay local. Ship your cast to us and we will make it beautiful and then ship it back to you when it’s done. We’ve created a great relationship…

Belly Cast Repair & Finishing

Check Out These Before & Afters

By Christie Collbran | April 2, 2016

Do you have a DIY belly cast that needs some fixing up? Is your belly cast flimsy, rough, in need of finishing or decorating? Yes, we can repair your belly cast. And not only that but the final results will be FANTASTIC! Here are some before and after pictures of a belly cast that we recently repaired. BEFORE: AFTER: “I…

How We Do Belly Casting

How Does the Belly Casting Process Work?

By Christie Collbran | April 1, 2016

A belly cast is a lovely keepsake to celebrate your pregnancy. Let’s break down each step of making a belly cast. Here at Buddha Belly we are known for making exquisite, beautiful and sturdy belly casts that will last. Our casting artists put hours of time, care and love into these handmade works of art.…

Pregnancy & Infant Loss

My Pregnancy Loss

By Christie Collbran | May 26, 2015

After my first son was born via emergency cesarean with a special scar, I longed for a VBAC and peaceful happy birth experience. Four and a half years later I was pregnant again. Soon after discovering I was pregnant the morning sickness (aka all-day-nausea) set in. It was the worst I had experienced.  My first pregnancy…