Craniosacral Therapy Caring for the future
babies to reach their potential we need to offer
them the opportunity, the safety and the support
they need to resolve early difficulties.
hundred years from now it will not matter what my
bank account was like, the sort of house I lived in
or the kind of car I drove but the world may be
different because I was important in the life of a
are born can set a pattern for our lives. Unresolved
difficulties from foetal life, birth and infancy can
be the root of many physical and mental health
problems in later life.
SYMPTOMS: AS A BABY
crying or an irritable baby who prefers being
carried and needs to be rocked to sleep.
problems a slow feeder with a weak sucking action
or a voracious feeder who constantly needs to suck.
The baby often has a preferred feeding position.
sleep patterns: often a very light sleeper and
SYMPTOMS: AS A TODDLER
& play The child may sit, crawl and walk early,
seeking movement to relieve physical discomfort.
The child may not become engrossed in play for any
length of time, preferring to be on the move. This
may contribute to poor concentration later on.
patterns often remain disturbed. May be a light
sleeper, often finding it difficult to drop off to
sleep at night.
is often at the difficult end of normal toddler
may be particularly uncomfortable as the already
stressed bony structure of the face resists the
rapid change necessary in the eruption of teeth.
banging or pulling at the head or hair is often an
indicator of stresses within the head, and not
simply a sign of frustration.
who is physically uncomfortable may not complain of
aches and pains. The stresses have probably been
present since birth and has become normal for that
may be volatile, in the same way that someone who is
tense may react emotionally.
the child often has a depleted immune system and
succumbs to many infections.
can be detrimentally affected by both a child
feeling unwell and increased time lost from school.
And many other symptoms.
never too late to heal wounds of infant trauma. For
the best results craniosacral therapy should be
carried out as soon as possible, even at the age of
a few days. On average 4 6 treatments are
required, but this varies according to the age of
the child and the severity of the problem.
By: Raquel Ferreira
083 637 0442