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...

Eleanor Hayes FEDANT Registration

Birthzang is excited to announce that Eleanor Hayes (that’s me folks!) who teaches the Janet Balaskas Active Birth Workshops is now fully registered with FEDANT. My registration number is 12489 if anyone wants to look me up on the register! FEDANT stands for the...