Connecting with Older Children during Pregnancy

by Rita Brhel on February 2, 2012

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When Kathleen Mitchell-Askar was pregnant with her first child, she wrote in her journal nearly every day about what she felt and the changes she was experiencing. Once a week, she went to a prenatal yoga class and she listened to special meditations to connect with her baby. If she wasn’t at work or caring for the home, she used to just lie down and feel her baby sweep her elbows and knees across her belly. Pregnancy with her second child brought an entirely different experience on The Attached Family online magazine at http://theattachedfamily.com/membersonly/?p=2951

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Rita Brhel (157 Posts)

Rita Brhel, BS, CLC, API Leader, is the Executive Editor for Attachment Parenting International. She lives with her husband and 3 children, ages 10, 8 and 5, near Hastings, NE, USA, where she works as a WIC Breastfeeding Counselor and a Domestic Violence Survivor Advocate. She also writes for various publications, including Mothering and La Leche League's New Beginnings.


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