About physiology in pregnancy and childbirth


Biological and Genetic Channels of Attachment Maternal
attachment is a complex process that involves all components of the human
being, but above all, it is a crucial process for the survival of the baby, and
it is therefore protected filogenetically and biologically.

Physiological Adaptation Systems and Biological Resources

The integration of biological and social competencies as a process of

Posterior Position and Asynclitism in the Dynamics of Natural

Posterior positions, particularly posterior blocks and asynclitic
presentations of the foetal head, are often the result of obstetric manoeuvres

Meaning and Functions of Labour Pain

Physiological birth is linked to the experience of pain. The reason why
physiological birth is disappearing today, and why we are scared of pain, is to
be found in our social lifestyles.

The Transformation of the Pelvic Floor during Second Stage

During birth, the involuntary functions of the perineum are involved in the
dynamic of the expulsion of the baby, while the voluntary functions are related
to the tone of the muscles of the perineum and the force of expulsion.

Sexual Aspects in Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and sexuality belong to the dimension of the water element,
and as such they are the natural follow-up to pregnancy. Sexuality, like
breastfeeding, pregnancy and birth, is regulated by the primary brain.

“La Scuola Elementale Di
Arte Ostetrica”

The Elemental School of Midwifery Art in Florence, Italy
The School was born
in 1996, founded by eight midwives and a Bachelor of Arts, as an answer to the
lack of midwifery, the lack of midwives as teachers in the training of
midwives; the lack of a specific permanent training for midwives; and the need
to bring the knowledge of the natural qualities of childbirth into the health
institutions, where the art of midwifery, together with the figure of the
midwife, is disappearing.

Verena’s Story

In the first years we mainly learnt from practice, from women: through
observation and constant dialogue, and from the confrontation between us.

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