Stage of Development: Tactile (sensory) stage (in the womb and the first few months of life).
Function Truncated: Belonging and fitting in
- intrauterine events
- difficult or traumatic birth
- trauma or illness shortly after birth
- rejection from caregiver (while in the womb or after birth)
- caregiver who is hateful, abusive, or just out of touch with the infants needs
Experience: The world is unwelcoming and maybe hostile. [Read more…]