Tag: childhood development

Kid Carrying and the Shoulder

Q: Katy [Bowman] has a video showing how to carry a baby (baby sits on her forearm, not hip) and while I'm amazed at how much more I can carry this last baby after giving up on baby carriers, I could not do it the way she says. She is really tall. My short arms don't fit the baby the same way. I end up using my hand to grip their thigh. I want to know more about carrying babies and toddlers. LINK TO VIDEO First of all, Katy is not really tall. I’m 6’1.5” and she’s about 5’8” or s

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Developing a Prenatal Practice

I'm about to embark on my first prenatal class! I feel confident in my abilities to address a pregnant clientele - for one thing I am a mother and have gone through it all two times. My daughters are now 23 and 26 (how did that happen!?) but I remember well both the challenges and the joys. More recently of course, I have been studying loads and forces as part of my Restorative Exercise™ work - and it's not a very romantic way to think of a developing baby - but it is a load! So it's not th

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