Marina & Dave’s Story

After having attended the NCT sessions and having been very disappointed about it, attending Birthzang’s Complete Birth Workshop was exactly what we needed. We decided to go for it at 36 weeks hoping that the information will remain fresh until labour and we are...

Floating in Pregnancy

Guest blog post by Michael Cordova from Floating Point Centre in Pangbourne. This blog post first appeared here. Floatation Therapy is great for pregnant women within the 2nd and 3rd trimesters, and only after a medical clearance from their doctor. Floatation Therapy...

Reflexology for Soothing Crying Babies

Guest post by By Sally Earlam FMAR. BSc. RN. PGCE  Association of Reflexologists – Maternity Specialist. Reflexology for crying babies – Some simple reflexology moves on the feet of your baby may help reduce crying fits. All babies cry, and some cry a lot; this...

What is Pregnancy Reflexology?

What is Reflexology? Reflexology is an ancient art that has been practiced worldwide for over 5000 years. The idea of a “reflex” is it is an area of the body that mirrors or reflects another part. The feet (and also the hands and ears) represent the entire...

Birthzang’s Scrumptious Coconut Macaroons

I always bake a cake for my Active Birth Workshops but in the past year I have had to restrict my diet due to health reasons so my choice of baking treats that I can also enjoy has been somewhat limited. I created these coconut macaroons based on an almond macaroon...

Vikki & Phil’s Testimonial

We are really glad we came across Eleanor’s Birthzang workshop in preparation for birth. Although we felt that NHS or other birth preparation courses were not for us, we still felt that we would benefit from learning some techniques to help in the hope for a low...

Weaning my baby when and how? All you need to know.

[toc] Weaning my baby Your baby is growing oh so fast and those newborn days seem a distant memory. Your baby is smiling and gurgling, grabbing things, perhaps starting to try sitting up on their own and you start to ask yourself: “Is it time to start to weaning...

The 5 Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Many women are drawn to yoga during their pregnancy as it offers a safe and gentle way to stay fit and toned in pregnancy, while respecting the restrictions pregnancy places on your body’s ability to cope with the stresses and strains of exercise. But pregnancy...

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