shared joy between a baby and mom are key to secure attachment

Genetic predispostion does not end with birth. Rather, genes continue to “come online” throughout our first year of life, laying a foundation in the brain for secure attachment and a naturally optimistic view of life. Emotions guide co-regulation between a baby and their primary caregiver. The sharing of joy is the magic  “nourishment” that a…

SOBC Members Headshot Photography and January Meeting

The first meeting of 2015 was a blast for everyone who attended!  A whole new format, complete with lots of interaction as three amazing ladies, Judith Hodgson Stanford, Sheryl Denniston Grunde and Anna Humphreys, taught us movements to keep our bodies healthy and our minds focused – they are truly professionals in action!  Many thanks to everyone who…

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Birth Hurts, But You Can Do It!

By Jessica Veege Ruediger, LDM, CPM with Moonstone Midwifery Recently, I saw a meme going around on facebook, a quote about childbirth from one of my all-time heroes, Ina May Gaskin: “Don’t think of it as pain, think of it as an interesting sensation that requires all of your attention.” Did I mention how much…

Fall Family Fair 2014

Southern Oregon Birth Connections just had our 5th annual Fall Family Fair! It was a terrific success with around 300 people coming through the doors, learning about their options, meeting local experts and businesses who support families during childbearing years, and deepening community connections. We had a wildly successful silent auction, which will be the…

Southern Oregon Birth Connections Membership Social!

Thank you to every one who attended the first Southern Oregon Birth Connections Membership Social.  We had a great turn out, and a spectacular time visiting with new and old members alike.  If you have not yet renewed your membership, there is still time.  Simply fill out the online form and pay via Pay Pall…