Halima’s Story

I initially felt apprehensive about my labour and birth before the workshop. However Eleanor created a warm atmosphere for the class and provided plenty of information. I particularly liked the sections on showing how the baby is born, the structure of the pelvis and...

How to Keep Your Pelvic Floor Toned in Pregnancy

There are many reasons to keep your pelvic floor area toned during pregnancy. Unfortunately there are lots of different exercises out there and not much info on why it is important to do them. The obvious reason is to avoid incontinence post-birth, but this is only...

Ian’s Story

“Eleanor is a born teacher. She makes her classes fun! There is a lot of information covered in what seems a short amount of time but Eleanor has constructed her course beautifully so all the information can be digested easily. My partner and I booked Eleanor...

History of Active Birth

History of Birth Women have been birthing instinctively for millennia. Find any historical image of birth and it is almost universally showing the woman in an upright position. They were attended by other women, experts in birthing – midwives and doctors played...

Sara’s Story

“Thank you to Birthzang for helping me through a difficult time of a planned C-section. I really wanted to have a positive birth experience second time around and thought that having a C-section meant I couldn’t have an active & natural birth…...

Anita’s story

I attended the Birthzang Active Birth Workshop with my husband at 31 weeks because I knew I didn’t want to give birth lying on my back and I wanted to learn more about the best ways to have an active birth. The workshop exceeded our expectations and we found it...

Sarah’s Story

“Eleanor is a fantastic teacher; she is very knowledgeable on the birth process and explains things in a very clear way. I already have one child and have done two different antenatal courses prior to Birthzang, but I still felt that I learnt a lot on the day...

Be a Guest Blogger for Birthzang

Do you work in the field of pregnancy, birth and parenting? Do you have something to say but can’t find an audience? Would you like to stretch your writing muscles for a change? Birthzang is looking for guest bloggers for 2014. If you would like to tell the...

Bex & Ben’s Story

“We had a workshop at Eleanor’s excellent private workshop venue in East Reading. It was great to learn how to encourage the baby to get into a good position for labour, and which positions can help the baby move during labour and birth and we enjoyed...

Spiritual Ways to Induce Labour Naturally

In a way this last post in my series on how to induce labour naturally is both the shortest, and yet has the most effective methods! As we have seen with physical ways to start labour, all the things you can consume to help labour commence, and all the different...