How baby passes through pelvis

Birth is a complex series of movements that the baby does to be born and are naturally gifted to know how to be born

Birth has three elements. Well, actually two elements, mum and baby. But since we are looking at the world in parts, we’re going to divide the mum into two parts. The mum has a hardware system, which is where the baby is – the pelvis, the uterus, and the software where that runs that mechanism, which is her hormonal system, which lies up here.

So this is what the pelvis looks like. And it has four joints, one in the front, two sacroiliac joints, and here’s the tailbone, which is like a little door that the baby opens to come out. And if you can see, this is not like a tunnel or a straight elevator that the baby would go down in. So birth is a complex series of movements that the baby does to be born.

And, for a long time, when we look at birth, we think it is something that is happening to us that is happening from outside. But here is an idea that the baby is hardwired, designed, and coded to be born, and the structure supports that coding, or perhaps the coding is designed according to the structure.

So usually babies go down looking to the side of the mother, as they lower, they rotate, they tuck their chins in and then we’ll have to extend out to be born. And as the head comes out, they will further rotate their shoulders to be born completely. It’s an interesting set of movements, there are seven in all.

It starts with engagement. The largest part of the baby’s head fits into the pelvis. And as he begins to lower the shape of the pelvis and the pelvic floor, will make his head tuck inwards and rotate. So the baby was looking to the side of the mother is now looking to the back of the mother. And as he passes through the pelvic floor and that arch of the pubis, he’s going to extend his head and the head will be born.

Then he will rotate externally and the rest of him will be expelled. It’s interesting to note that babies know how to be born.

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