Pregnancy & Childbirth

Childbirth As Initiation

Giving birth and getting born are gates of life and death. Gazing at the reality of death, the traveller doesn't know yet if she will survive this journey, but only through this bound will she reach new life....More

Mother Child Bonding

There us a huge raft of data that supports the essence of this article; evidence from anthropology, neuroscience, peri-natal and post natal development and psychology that shows clearly, unequivocally that our nature is empathic, and […]...More

Letting go of Your Child

Please can you help me I have a grown up son who will be 22 this year we are very close he lives with his lovely girlfriend and her two daughters he is working and has a […]...More

African Babies Don’t Cry

 Monday, September 20, 2010 Why African Babies Don’t Cry I recently read Gabrielle Palmer’s book The Politics of Breastfeeding and reviewed it on the blog. One of the many passages that struck me was when […]...More

African Superstitions About Childbirth Endanger Babies

In Africa, Superstitions About Childbirth Endanger Mothers, Babies   Dr. Ashley Mthunzi, an expert in maternal health at Wits University’s Reproductive Health and HIV Institute in Johannesburg. (Darren Taylor/VOA News) Darren Taylor December 29, 2014 […]...More

Hand of Hope

A picture began circulating in November. It should be ‘The Picture of the Year,’ or perhaps, ‘Picture of the Decade.’ It won’t be. In fact,unless you obtained a copy of the US paper which published […]...More

Parenting – Fatherhood/Motherhood is a spiritual path

But looking at parenting from the light of personal transformation, being a parent is a spiritual path. Strangely I have never seen this mentioned in books on mysticism, yoga or the inner life. Nevertheless parenthood […]...More

During pregnancy

See Yoga and Childbirth – Preganacy and Childbirth...More

Infertility – Causes of

The following is from the NHS website and is not skewed by advertising. See other ideas about infertility. Infertility can be caused by many different things. In 25-30% of cases, a cause cannot be identified. […]...More

Time For Myself

What follows are quotes from a series of letters written by Dinah - who is a top class English nanny - to her husband. Apart from being a real professional in her work as a nanny, Dinah raised her own children prior to and during her work. Dinah reveals her insights into raising children in her anec...More

The Limbic Imprint

By Elena Tonetti 1993 (Thanks to Lotus Birth for the image – birth without severance.) Why is it critical for us to understand the importance of healthy, happy gestation and birth? Why is it important to […]...More

Conscious Parenting

By Elena Tonetti 1993 In 1982 when I got involved with the idea of conscious parenting education. I was a young drama actress, playing in the theatre in Moscow. The more I learned about it, the […]...More

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