Birthzang’s Advice to New Mums

As soon as you are pregnant the advice 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 prepare for labour, what names are...

Katie & Shane’s Testimonial

My previous labour and birth were straight forward. You would think this would make me feel ok about this one but no I was just really anxious it is going to be awful and really painful. After attending the active birth workshop we feel really prepared and a lot more...

Anne & Kevin’s Testimonial

Before the workshop we felt a bit apprehensive, pretty neutral, and a bit nervous of the unknown. We really enjoyed Eleanor’s active birth workshop and found it very helpful. We were a little daunted by the fact that it was a whole day long, but Eleanor’s...

Renata’s Testimonial

Before I did the workshop I felt scared and I didn’t really know what to expect. I wasn’t sure how does the labor work, what was exactly going to happen to me and my body. I had heard lots of terrifying stories from people and from internet and that made...

Gemma & Dean’s Testimonial

  Eleanor was a really good teacher and is clearly very passionate about what she teaches. We started our day not really sure what to expect with on and off worries or concerns about birth including my husband not really sure about what practical things he could...

Isa & Oscar’s Testimonial

Before the workshop we felt worried, scared, nervous. We knew there was many things that we needed to know and prepare but we didn’t know where to start. I felt really uncomfortable with the idea of giving birth. The workshop itself was really practical and...

Sisterzang’s Delumptious Vegan Cookies

This recipe was given to Birthzang by her wonderful sister. I have no idea where the 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 credit appropriately! The cookies are vegan,...

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...