Sometimes when we’re in the midst of pregnancy, it’s easy to lose sight of what a crazy, amazing miracle this whole growing-a-baby thing is. The brilliance of our bodies to divide cells, create organs, nerve systems, give birth, and so much more — well, it’s mind-blowing!
This point was demonstrated in a TED presentation by Alexander Tsiaras, who created a medical visualization showing human development from conception to birth and beyond. He says,
Even though I am a mathematician, I look at this with marvel: How do these instruction sets not make these mistakes as they build what is us? … It’s mystery, it’s magic, it’s divinity.
Truly, it is!
Thanks to prenatal yoga teacher Bridget McGreevy for passing along this video. She writes: “I LOVE how you can see the baby as a partner in the birth and that there is LOTS of room in the bony pelvis for baby to navigate — it is the muscles that need to yield.”
Enjoy more of Bridget’s gems of wisdom at her Monday 5:30 p.m. class in St. Paul!
Alisa, Sarah & the women of Blooma