Should or Could

Noticing again how often SHOULD is running behind my thoughts and everyday functioning.  All the things I SHOULD do are worthwhile. But Should Do carries such a weight of judgment when I don’t manage to pull it all off. Of course, since it is the endless To Do...

Mind the gap, part 2

During pregnancy women voraciously read books and blogs.  You’re talking to anyone and everyone in your circle of friends and family who has had a baby.  Probably selectively, since Aunt Agnes just tells horror stories.  The women in your world help you define what is...

We’re in Vagus now!

When we are in a happy place with the vagus nerve, the world is good. But when the vagus is unhappy, we are in tears and tantrums. So what and where is vagus? Not far away, I assure you. The vagus nerve runs the show on the most basic states of the nervous system. We...

Who initiates birth?

Your baby is the prime instigator of labor in a physiologic birth. He begins the whole process of birth via dynamic fluid communications through his placenta. In utero your baby tracks all of her own internal development. Researchers seeking the triggers for onset of...