10 reasons why being a Lamaze Childbirth Educator is the best job in the world.
When people find out I am a Lamaze childbirth educator, it usually produces a variety of responses ranging from; ” Wow! That’s so interesting!” to “So are you a midwife?” to “What the hell is a Lamaze childbirth educator?”...Details
Tanya Strusberg is featured on ABC Radio’s Babytalk with Penny Johnston!
I was thrilled to be interviewed by the lovely Penny Johnston, producer and host of ABC Radio’s Babytalk. Tanya Strusberg never planned on becoming a childbirth educator. But like so many women before her, becoming a mother changed her...Details
Australian Midwifery News – Winter 2018 issue
I am thrilled to announce that my article, Stop! I Want to Get off the Conveyor Belt of Birth has been published in the new issue of Australian Midwifery News, Australia’s only national magazine dedicated to midwives. To have...Details
Stop! I want to get off the conveyor belt of birth!
You know when a series of seemingly unrelated events coincide, and then you start to realise that in fact they aren’t unrelated at all? Yeah, well that happened to me this past weekend. I was scrolling through Facebook late...Details
Why Midwives Love a Good Birth Plan
This week I am thrilled to feature a guest post from midwife, Kate Visser. Birthwell Birthright (BWBR): Many people are very cynical of the whole concept of a “birth plan”. Pregnant women hear all too often from their friends...Details
Ask the Childbirth Educator… how to get labour started
Welcome to the first column in our new series, Ask the Childbirth Educator. Do you have a question regarding pregnancy, birth or early parenting? Send us an email with your question and we’ll feature it on our blog! Today’s...Details
Why it’s time for a (new) birth revolution.
The other day, a friend tagged me on a post that she saw in a popular parenting group on Facebook. The post read; Any mums out there that didn’t bother with any of the prenatal classes? How did you...Details
So what the heck is Lamaze all about?
The most common response I get when I tell people that I am a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator is; “Lamaze? Isn’t that the breathing method?” If you’ve ever watched an American television show or movie that features a birth,...Details
Rockstar Birth Magazine Podcast – Lamaze with Tanya Strusberg
A few months ago, I was invited by the creator of Rockstar Birth Magazine, Shalome Stone to appear on her awesome podcast series. You know all those classic movie scenes where the woman is birthing on her back, holding onto...Details