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As the Wind Blows…Birthzang’s Amazing Baby Fart Expulsion Technique!

Birthzang’s Guide to using Clary Sage Oil in Labour

How to wind a baby … Birthzang’s Amazing Baby Burp Technique!

Foods to Induce Labour Naturally

Pregnancy Blogs

What Does a Doula Do?

What Does a Doula Do?

Guest Post by Lisa Ramsey, Doula.  So, my name is Lisa Ramsey and I have been a doula for 8 years now and I love it! Most of my working hours are spent either with couples preparing for birth, with couples during birth or supporting new parents in those first weeks...

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Floating in Pregnancy

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...

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Parenthood Blogs

Birthzang’s Advice to New Mums

Birthzang’s Advice to New Mums

Advice to new mums As soon as you are pregnant the advice to new mums starts. What to do for morning sickness, where to buy maternity clothes, how to hide your bump/show off your bump, what to buy/what not to buy, what to pack in your hospital bag, how to...

Sisterzang’s Delumptious Vegan Cookies

Sisterzang’s Delumptious Vegan Cookies

[toc] Vegan Cookies This recipe was given to Birthzang by her wonderful sister. I have no idea where this vegan cookies recipe came from so if you think it is yours or has been shamelessly ripped off from somewhere else, please let me know and I am happy to...

Om Nom Nom! Birthzang’s Guide to Baby-Led Weaning

Om Nom Nom! Birthzang’s Guide to Baby-Led Weaning

[toc] Baby Led Weaning Babyzang1 was weaned with the "traditional" puree method, but it was stressful and messy and when it was babyzang 2's turn we went down the baby-led weaning route. It was so wonderful! The stress was nil, the worry was so much less...

Birthzang’s Scrumptious Coconut Macaroons

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...

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

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 my...

Birthzang’s Delicious Macaroons

Birthzang’s Delicious Macaroons

  I made these delicious macaroons for my Birth Preparation Workshop yesterday and my mums and dads loved them so much they demanded I shared the recipe! Reluctantly I post it here on the understanding that I have shamelessly stolen it from another lovely Active Birth...

Allowing the Impossible

Allowing the Impossible

[toc] Allowing The Impossible in Birth You often hear the question "am I allowed" asked in the context of birth, particularly in the hospital setting. Am I allowed to get off the bed? Am I allowed to have something to eat? Am I allowed to change position?...

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