rock a bye baby – not as sinister as you may think?

Many a Mother has altered the lyrics to Rock-a-bye baby…nice tune but rather uncomfortable storyline.

But what if I told you, it may not be as sinister as you may think?

WHAT DO YOU THINK_ Could the lullaby Rock-a-bye-baby may be about birth_ _Rock-a-bye, baby on the treetop (inside the womb) When the wind blows the cradle will rock (labour begins) When the bough breaks (baby

If you accept this celebration of birth, then the lullaby is a song about welcoming your baby into your arms.  It is also Celebrating the placenta which cradled the baby in the womb.  Marvelling at the feminine ability to bring new life, the woman is the tree of life, the provider of shelter, of strength or nourishment.

 

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