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Part I - Introduction: Prenatal Bonding BA (*Bindungsanalyse by Raffai) provides the possibility of creating an intense bonding between mother and fetus, of being witness to the development of the fetus in the womb, to realize early prenatal traumas as well to have the chance for immediate healing. In this respect the method is at the same time an instrument of pre- and perinatal research, an empowerment of bonding between mother and fetus and a great help for giving birth much more easily. After birth the baby has a remarkable degree of self-esteem and full access to its personal potential. Part II - Transgenerational Impacts of Prenatal Violence: In a detailed case study the influence of the transgenerationale history over 4 generations appears in the perception of the baby in the womb on a symbolic level. The destructiveness of this history severely endangers the actual pregnancy to premature birth or even miscarriage. By Prenatal Bonding (BA) and the help of the father the peril can be managed and balanced. The baby’s own strength and his willpower to survive can be observed.
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