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Module 4: Mother and baby care 0-2 years

Family Centred Osteopathy CPD

A family-centred programme for the continued professional development for osteopaths, based in Norfolk, UK.

Module 4: Mother-baby & family in the first year

Osteopathy at 6 months

Mother-baby & family in the first year

  • Family fulcrums -transitions & a model for family health assessment.
  • Mother and baby healing- physiological form & function changes for survival in the first few days.
  • Mother and baby growing- transitions in feeding-sleeping- teething-communication-play.
  • Baby movement patterns through counter balancing reflexes.
  • Family relationship and maintaining health with premature or disabled infants.
  • 15 hours CPD per module

Weekend Timetable

Saturday and Sunday
Start    9.30
Lunch 12.30-2
Finish  5.30

Patient Clinic

Saturday 4pm Demonstration with patient/s by presenter
Sunday 2.30-3.30 Participants practice with patient/s

References for further reading

Bainbridge Cohen B, 2003, Sensing, Feeling and Action: the experiential anatomy of Body-Mind Centering, Contact Editions, Northampton, MA

Kabat-Zinn M & J, 1997, Everyday Blessings- the inner work of mindful parenting, Hyperion, NY

Minchin M, 1998, Breastfeeding Matters, 4th Ed (revised), Alma Publications, Australia

Moeckel E & Mitha N (Eds), 2008, Textbook of Pediatric Osteopathy, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, London

Sears W & Sears M, 2005, Baby Book: everything you need to know about your baby from birth to age two, Thorsons, London

Stern D, 2006, The interpersonal world of the infant: a view from psychoanalysis and development psychology, Karnac Books Ltd, London

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