Birth Imprints: Ecstatic vs Tragic

Here’s a normal birth, something that upwards of 95% of healthy women can have, something that dogs and cats have on a routine basis:

Here’s a typical medicalized birth. Notice the difference in chemicals (oxytocin the hormone of love vs epidural opiates, like having sex while on local anesthetic), tactile sensory input and microbial environment for the baby. The baby reacts predictably.


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