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What are Activations and How Are They Triggered?

An activation is when a person, or situation, in the present triggers you into a memory from your past. This activation is happening at the instinctual reptilian brain level, and it is out of your conscious awareness. A smell, taste, touch, felt-sense, emotion, behavior by another, similar energy/situation, etc triggers a reaction in your emotional brain, …

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What Are Internal Resources and Why Do We Need Them?

Your internal resources are the skills, practices and abilities that support you to: • Ground and center your self • Be aware of your needs • Take good, consistent care of yourself • Know when you are triggered into an old imprint. • Be able to ‘self soothe’ and return your nervous system to neutral …

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Prenatal Developmental Milestones & Attachment

It’s now acknowledged within mainstream psychology that attachment begins at birth. The cutting edge field of Somatic Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology (SPPP) finds that attachment begins way before birth, a wisdom that is not yet in the mainstream thinking and consciousness about babies and relationships. We are conscious, sentient beings long before birth, and we …

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Introduction to Womb & Birth Imprinting

An imprint is a memory, or recording, of an event, experience, or environment, which is stored in both your physical and energy body’s – your body-system. Your physical and energy bodies are integral. Imprints are your way of storing experiences, some of which may have been traumatic, stressful, or difficult. You may have no conscious …

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Some Causes of Womb & Birth Trauma

About Womb Trauma Please don’t feel bad if you read the list below and see some experiences that happened to you during your pregnancy. There are many mitigating factors when it comes to assessing the extent to which stress, trauma, or an event has affected you and your family. Pregnant parents are often going through …

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What Is Conscious Early Parenting?

What can you, as individuals and parents, do about the way you are bringing your children in to life, so that they have the best chance at holistic health? One of the core principles of Somatic Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology is that babies are conscious and sentient. I advocate for early attachment practices, which can …

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How In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Can Affect Your Child

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) children are some of the most wanted children on the planet. Anyone who has gone through IVF to have a child is a courageous and determined person. IVF gives many couples a chance to have their dream of parenthood come true, and it is a miracle that medical science has found a way to make this happen. Medical procedures often focus on the biological level only, and the emotional/psychological/spiritual aspects of the experience can be neglected. Conception is a powerful and sacred moment, and pregnancy is the cauldron for our life’s deepest, core templates, also influencing our brain and neurological wiring. In my work with IVF families, I attempt to bring the sacred and the practical back together, providing a balanced, integrated approach.

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Wounded In The Womb: The Beginning of My Healing Story

At the age of 23 I had a spontaneous flashback to the womb. Whilst in an altered state of consciousness I was able to perceive myself on many ‘out of my daily reality’ levels. In the flashback I experienced my mother attempting to abort me, and I had a very familiar feeling in my abdominal/umbilical area. …

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What is Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology About?

In the 21st century, Somatic Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology’s (SPPP) knowledge and understanding of the growing baby’s sentient consciousness and sensitive nature has redefined their needs. Opportunities are now available to new parents both before and during pregnancy to set in motion life-long core patterns for your baby. Prenatal means before birth, and perinatal means …

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