PRENATAL AND BIRTH PSYCHOLOGY AND THERAPY
Prenatal and Birth (Perinatal) Psychology is the study of our experience before and around the time of birth. This relatively new field is providing growing evidence of the exquisite sensitivity and sentience of little ones in the womb, during their journey through the birth canal, and in the ensuing days, weeks and months.
Prenatal and Birth Therapy acknowledges and addresses the profound effects this time of life can have on health, behavior, perception, cognition, personality and relationships throughout life.
Babies are remarkably sensitive, aware beings.
Ideally, they are welcomed into the world by loving parents who celebrate their arrival. Our entrance into this world is often not so easy.
Many common situations may result in prenatal or birth trauma, including if:
If you find yourself struggling with inexplicable emotional issues, chronic health problems, or stubborn habits, you may be experiencing the effects of early prenatal or birth experience.
Learning more about this early time in life can help.
Learning to orient to the health and resources beyond and prior to the trauma can also be supportive.
Prenatal and Birth Therapy and Psychology involves:
If you are a new parent or work with babies, you can support the baby by learning to:
Our intention at Resourcing Your Life is to enhance awareness and understanding of this important early time of life. The information and explorations we offer are intended to support you in being clearer about your own and others’ prenatal and birth-related influences, to facilitate resolution of early trauma, resulting in greater ability to be present in heart-centered, embodied aliveness and health.