Allyson Wessells, PT, MPT, IBCLC What is Craniosacral Therapy (CST)? Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on on therapy guided by touch and intention. CST can optimize space and cerebrospinal fluid circulation within the cranium and throughout our spine where our nervous system is originating and directing our bodies to move. It has origins inContinue reading “What is Craniosacral Therapy for Infants?”
Category Archives: Development
Breastfeeding is Confidence!
Allyson Wessells, PT, MPT, IBCLC Breastfeeding is visual, breastfeeding is movement, but probably more than anything, breastfeeding is confidence! We see it daily in the families that call on us as lactation consultants to help them through basic to complex challenges. The look on a parent’s face is confidence as they discover how to holdContinue reading “Breastfeeding is Confidence!”
Don’t let the ABC’s Interfere with Your 4 B’s!
The ABC’s (Alone, Back, Crib) of sleep have become a common phrase for infant sleep safety throughout hospitals, clinics, and communities for several years. This often challenges biological norms of how an infant expects to feed, connect, move, develop and sleep in proximity to parents. We see these challenges nearly every day as we workContinue reading “Don’t let the ABC’s Interfere with Your 4 B’s!”
Breastfeeding Is Movement
Many movements are required to coordinate breastfeeding and we check them all!
Importance of Tummy Time During Busy Times
Allyson Wessells, PT, IBCLC What are motor milestones? When a baby is born, there is much anticipation for the development ahead, particularly motor or movement milestones such as head control, rolling, sitting, reaching, crawling and eventual walking. These common milestones can be hindered or facilitated in the early weeks and months depending on how aContinue reading “Importance of Tummy Time During Busy Times”