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Our Story

Birthlight started with informal, small birth preparation classes taught by Francoise in Cambridge in the 1980’s. As an anthropologist at Cambridge University, Dr Françoise Freedman was asked to share

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Kicki Hansard Talks about Campaign to not Birth Alone

Kicki Hansard, author, educator, mother and founder of BirthBliss Academy (www.birthblissacademy.com) grew up in Swedish Lapland – the land of the Northern Lights and the midnight sun – on the shores of

Getting to Know Françoise Freedman

Founder and Director of Birthlight. She is a pioneer, Senior Yoga Teacher, acclaimed writer and lecturer of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. Françoise interlaces her academic research at Cambridge with Birthlight’s

Breastfeeding Week 2020

World Breastfeeding Week is definitely worth universally celebrating -and promoting! – as a key factor for human health and wellbeing

The 2020 theme, ‘Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet’, links infant feeding with ecology.

Breastfeeding is