16 points to consider for your cesarean birth plan

April 5, 2017
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Editor’s note: April is Cesarean Awareness Month, an international observance designed to reduce unnecessary Cesareans, advocate for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC), and help women heal from the sometimes-difficult emotions surrounding a cesarean birth. While Attachment Parenting International (API) promotes childbirth options with the least interventions, we also recognize that there are certain situations that […]

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The importance of attachment cannot be overestimated

April 4, 2017
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Your Parent Compass: The ‘enlightened witness’

April 3, 2017
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The latest Parent Compass has been released by Attachment Parenting International (API). Click here to read this thought-provoking message from the API cofounders, or sign up for an API Membership to receive this bimonthly enewsletter directly to your inbox. “April is both Child Abuse Prevention Month and Cesarean Awareness Month. These two important issues are […]

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What happens when you respond to your baby’s cry

March 31, 2017
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Imagine an entire generation of secure attachment

March 29, 2017
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The opposite of addiction is connection

March 28, 2017
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Could it be that almost everything we think we know about addiction is wrong? Simply, exposure to illegal drugs will not necessarily, absolutely result in addiction in every person. What if addiction isn’t about the chemical hook? What if addiction is actually about a lack of human connection? Humans are born wired to bond — […]

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The toddler’s world

March 27, 2017
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Positive discipline begins at birth

March 24, 2017
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