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Prenatal Yoga Heart | Understanding Attachment and Bonding with Your Child with Bethany Warren, LCSW, PMH-C

Understanding Attachment and Bonding with Your Child with Bethany Warren, LCSW, PMH-C

Assembly your child for the primary time is love at first sight proper? For many people, this isn’t the case. Personally, assembly my son for the primary time left me questioning what I used to be imagined to be feeling.

Whether or not this concept of instantaneous love and connection is one thing you’ve realized from motion pictures and television reveals or the tales shared by household and buddies, it’s okay if that’s not your expertise. In right now’s episode of Yoga| Start| Infants I converse with Bethany Warren, LCSW, PMH-C about bonding and attachment together with your child. Bethany shares many the reason why you could not really feel related to the “stranger” you’ve simply been handed and how one can construct attunement.

I hope that right now’s dialog can cut back the guilt and disgrace so many dad and mom have round these emotions and supply you tangible instruments to develop attachment and bonding together with your child.

On this episode you’ll be taught:

  • Study Beth and what drew her to working with the perinatal neighborhood.
  • What does attachment imply?
  • What does a robust or wholesome attachment seem like?
  • Is it frequent for a dad or mum to not really feel an instantaneous or heat reference to their child upon assembly them (through beginning, adoption, surrogacy, and so forth.)?
  • What are a number of the the reason why a dad or mum would possibly expertise a delay in bonding and connecting with their child?
  • Some ways in which dad and mom who discover themselves struggling to attach with their child can strengthening their bond?
  • How perinatal psychological well being and/or reproductive trauma would possibly impression bonding.
  • Does having a perinatal temper and anxiousness issues (equivalent to “postpartum melancholy”) imply that you simply would possibly routinely not really feel related together with your child?
  • Do you need to really feel related to your child to be doing a “good job” parenting?
  • How a dad or mum’s childhood and attachment with their caregivers impression bonding with their child.
  • Dealing with childhood wounds that may turn into triggered as a dad or mum.
  • Sources to assist dad and mom desirous to strengthen their reference to child, and/or heal from attachment wounds from childhood.
  • One tip/piece of recommendation Beth provides new and expectant dad and mom.
  • The place yow will discover Beth’s work.

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About Bethany Warren, LCSW, PMH-C:

Bethany (Beth) is a psychotherapist in non-public apply in San Diego, California.  She makes a speciality of reproductive psychological well being and has labored on this subject for over 20 years. She is licensed in EMDR remedy and Perinatal Psychological Well being, specializing in perinatal temper and anxiousness issues, beginning trauma, being pregnant loss, and infertility. Beth is an EMDR guide and facilitates EMDR trainings.

Beth has labored in each hospital and outpatient psychiatric settings and has led postpartum assist teams for brand spanking new moms. Beth is a present member and beforehand served because the President of the Board of the Postpartum Well being Alliance, a nonprofit group in San Diego devoted to selling consciousness of Perinatal Psychological Well being. She is the 2018 recipient of the Girls in Management award from the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce. 

Beth is a daily speaker and lecturer, and is frequently featured on podcasts and radio packages discussing perinatal psychological well being and trauma. She has written a brand new ebook, launched in 2021, known as the Being pregnant and Postpartum Temper Workbook, serving to new dad and mom navigate their feelings and construct expertise in direction of psychological wellness by means of their journey of parenthood.

You may observe Beth on Instagram @bethanywarrenlcsw and at her web site:

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