Posts Tagged: inner resource

Pacing with his own inner rhythm

Child development | Mindfulness in motion

As a toddler Gavin has an initial healthy hesitation in allowing me, as a practitioner, to touch him.  With play and slow approach, Gavin gradually settles in to feel safe in the room and with me.  He can play with shape sorting puzzles while I give him gentle, light craniosacral therapy. Then Gavin pauses to track how… Read more »

Evidence Based Birth®: Safety first

Birth

Looking towards birth for a beloved mother & baby, we all put safety first, without question. What does safety mean to each one of us?  When we start to unpack safety at birth, it has many dimensions.  Health and well-being of mother and baby are foremost.  Trustworthy medical care, available to support a woman when… 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 »

Rhythms in body-mind integration

Somatic mamas

The body-mind connection is a new idea, but it is simply naming experiences that we all have had. Babies and young children are almost always swimming blithely around in their own phenomenal developing body-mind connections, while we as adults go in and out of being connected within ourselves or not. Since we live with so… Read more »