Secure mothering (parenting)
Insecure mothering (parenting)
Psychotherapy and psychoeducation for mothers (parents) to be and in variations of mothering (parenting) styles
By JUDITH SHULEVITZ
Published: September 8, 2012 134 Comments
MOTHERHOOD begins as a tempestuously physical experience but quickly becomes a political one. Once a woman’s pregnancy goes public, the storm moves outside. Don’t pile on the pounds! Your child will be obese. Don’t eat too little, or your baby will be born too small. For heaven’s sake, don’t drink alcohol. Oh, please: you can sip some wine now and again. And no matter how many contradictory things the experts say, don’t panic. Stress hormones wreak havoc on a baby’s budding nervous system.