Sisterzang’s Delumptious Vegan Cookies

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 credit...

Allowing the Impossible

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? Am I...

What is Active Birth?

Birth is everywhere! Everyone is born, after all, and 4 in 5 women will go through the experience (1). For some, giving birth is a wonderful life-affirming event – even describing it as orgasmic! – but for many women, labour and birth is painful, difficult...

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...

Birthzang’s Guide to Active Birth

Watch this video to get some insight as to the main principles of Active Birth (as coined by Janet Balaskas) and how it can make your birth easier, safer, more efficient and less painful. Helping Birth In my book, Helping Birth: Your guide to pain relief choices and...

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...

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