Birth to Breast and Supported Attachment

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 09:30 to 16:30
Ray will share with you amazing heartfelt ways to enter into the world of babies and demonstrate how the earliest experiences of life from the womb, birth and the first weeks of life have direct effect on our lives today. This talk and workshop will focus on birth and the primary attachment period in the first days of life. Ray will lead you in exercises that teach new ways of being with babies and their families. This will be a very practical workshop where practitioners will develop skills that they can apply to being with babies in the context of their families. Each exercise will be followed with group discussion and integration talks. In this one day workshop Ray will: • Show you images and videos of how newborn babies are able to show and tell their birth stories after they are born. • Show you how he and home birth midwife Mary Jackson support babies, mom’s dad’s and families to connect and form dynamic life giving bonds and attachments. • Show a slides and a video of two home births. • Lead you in experiential exercises that support you resonate with the primary rhythms that bring about optimal connections in bonding and attachment and all human relationships. This talk and workshop is designed for Midwives, Obstetricians, Pediatrians, Physicians, Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Birth educators, Bodyworkers and Counselors.

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