Posts Tagged: developmental movement

Desperate for sleep

Breastfeeding | Child development | Somatic bodywork

We’ve had the pleasure of working with Catherine on and off for about a year and a half now. We first sought her out for her craniosacral services when our son had colic and we were desperate for sleep and answers. Other options had provided him no relief. However, one session with Catherine and he… Read more »

Who initiates birth

Active baby in birth

  Your baby is the prime instigator of labor in a physiologic birth. He begins the whole process of birth via dynamic fluid communications through his placenta. In utero your baby tracks all of her own internal development.  Researchers seeking the triggers for onset of labor have found that fetal lung maturity is a key… Read more »

On target

Breastfeeding | Child development

Your baby loves to look at target shapes – but those abstract circles to hang over the crib are not what he needs. Look at your own beautiful self.  Here you find will find the juicy target shapes that your baby wants to gaze upon. Nipples, eyes and faces What could be more important to… Read more »

Your baby as your birth partner

Active baby in birth

A woman approaching birth is on an intimate journey with her baby, and soon to share the exquisite experience of birth.  You know that you can be active and empowered in your birth with good support.   As a woman you have all the resources within in you to own your birth.  Just so, your baby… Read more »

The power of push

Child development

      Young children have a mandate to master their world through direct action.  How often you have you seen your toddler try to push the full shopping cart – and be crushed if you don’t let him? Push activities not only creates strength, but also gives your child a clear body map.  When… Read more »