Author: Valerie Unite

Begin Before Birth!An annual great symposium where you will meet Leaders in the field!Begin Before Birth! The importance of mental health during pregnancy for the mother and the child Chaired by Professor Vivette Glover and with special introduction by Lord Robert Winston. This symposium will bring...

In 2018, for the first time, India will host the biennial conference of The Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health in Bangalore. This will be a wonderful opportunity for people from countries in the Global South and the Global North to exchange new ideas, experience...

Conditions of  Early Childhood Education today: A foundation for a sustainable future   With the UN and UNESCO consultative status, OMEP is actively involved  in a number of initiatives in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)  which will contribute to achieving the  United Nations SDGs,...

We are delighted to share on this event of one of partners in the UK! The programme will be of interest to all those who care for women in the perinatal period including health visitors, midwives, obstetricians, psychologists , psychiatrists, GPs and paediatricians, as well as...

  International speakers at this year’s symposium at Imperial College London will present the latest research covering the mental health of the mother during the perinatal period.   The Symposium Office, Imperial College London The mental health of the mother in the perinatal period THURSDAY 14 JUNE 2018 At National Heart...

The project Strong Foundations: Getting it Right in the First 1000 Days is a collaboration between: the Centre for Community Child Health at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) Bupa Australia the Bupa Health Foundation PwC Australia. This report...

The Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH) invites all to attend their upcoming International Congress The Conscious Baby Emerges: Science, Medical, Psycho-Social & Somatic Discoveries.   November 30 - December 3, 2017 in San Diego, California Biannually, the APPPAH International Congress brings together an unmatched educational program,...

Fathering moderates the effects of maternal depression on the family process Abstract: Family provides the natural context for children’s growth and adaptation (Carpendale & Lewis, 2004; Cowan & Cowan, 2002; Minuchin, 1985; Parke & Tinsley, 1987). Throughout human history and across cultural communities, family, which is the...

Early Interventions to Break the Inter-generational Cycle of Adversity and Violence Recent research in the field of Early Childhood Development has identified the ‘critical years’, from conception to age 5, as the foundation that shapes brain development, and has a lifelong impact on physical and mental...

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