Self-soothing…it means something different to everyone

Or is it really just a myth? Do people really learn to self-soothe?

Lots of discussion about this-we’d love to know what you think.

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Things we talked about:

Stages, and liking those stages [5:09]

Dianne’s confession [9:00]

Is self-soothing a myth? [10:29]

How people learn to regulate emotions [14:00]

Abby’s story [20:30]

Normal intuitive response to others [23:19]

Independence is grown from having needs met [25:16]

What happens when you look for info on self-soothing [26:40]

AAP facebook post [28:47]

Skin to Skin [31:58]

Babywearing [36:10]

The takeaway [41:50]

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