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Two phases of research into birth memory are presented here: 1) interviews with 2½ - 3½-year-old children regarding their prenatal life and experience of birth, and 2) the results of dissertation research using body language to identify echoes in the body of prenatal and birth experiences.

Publication Date: 
12/2015
Page Count: 
11
Starting Page: 
92
Price: $10.00
Abstract: 

Two phases of research into birth memory are presented here: 1) interviews with 2½ - 3½-year-old children re-garding their prenatal life and experience of birth, and 2) the results of dissertation research using body lan-guage to identify echoes in the body of prenatal and birth experiences.

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Rhodes, J. (1991a). Report on research project: Interviews with 2½ to 3½- year-old-children regarding their memories of birth and the pre-natal period. Pre- and Perinatal Psychology Journal, 6(1), 97-103.

Rhodes, J. (1991b). Mind made visible:  Psychotherapeutic applications of yoga asana.     Unpublished master's thesis, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH.

Rhodes, J. (1997). Aware Beginnings: Body language and birth memory. Cincinnati, OH: The Union Institute.

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JOURNAL OF PRENATAL AND PERINATAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HEALTH publishes research and clinical articles from the cutting edge of the science of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health. The journal, published quarterly since 1986, is dedicated to the in-depth exploration human reproduction and pregnancy and the mental and emotional development of the unborn and newborn child.

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