Her photographs have appeared in many magazines and books including education books aimed especially at children. Her work has been used by the World Health Organisation and in 1994 she worked in India as part of the 'Child to Child' scheme to promote health education amongst poorer children.
Another area of her work has been portraiture of personalities including Ben Kingsley, Iris Murdoch, Sir Winston Churchill and commissions by the Arts Council of Great Britain.
Janet Balaskas is an internationally renowned pioneer of natural childbirth and the founder and director of the Active Birth Centre. The centre is famous for the unique and innovative environment it offers new parents both before and after birth. Janet is the author of numerous articles and books, including Active Birth, The Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Natural Pregnancy, Water Birth and Preparing for Birth with Yoga.