The Holding Mother's Principles

#1

Birth matters and impacts the way you experience motherhood.

#2

Babies don´t exist without mothers (and others).

Babies are individuals in their own right and should be seen and respected as such.

#4

Mothers need to be cared for in order to care for their babies.

#5

Matrescence is a vulnerable period for a woman becoming a mother and needs to be acknowledged and respected.

#6

Being a good enough mother is the perfect supply for the parent-infant relationship.

#7

Maternal ambivalence is an intrinsic part of motherhood.

#8

Society should consider the needs and concerns of mothers, babies and families a priority.