Anthropology of Birth

Anthropology of Birth

Class 1: Birth Across Cultures: An Evolutionary Perspective This opening session offers an evolutionary perspective on the cultural treatment of human childbirth as a foundation. It's focus is on bringing a postmodern mentality that incorporates scientific evidence...

Seeing Birth from Baby’s Perspective

Babies are always telling us their stories How well are we listening? We now know that the baby's experience of conception, pregnancy, birth, and attachment can provide a lifelong template for health and a foundation of resiliency to life’s challenges. Yet, the baby's...
Acts of the Soul: Embryology and Birth Psychology

Acts of the Soul: Embryology and Birth Psychology

Session One: Conception: The Act of Incarnation The impregnation delusion In this session you will explore: How conception does not involve an "active" fertilizing principle fertilizing another "passive" one. Even purely biologically, this picture is not correct....