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Mothers with troubled childhoods more likely to have children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. - The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children   Press release issued: 20 July 2017 "Researchers at King’s College London and at Canterbury Christ Church University analysed data from over 9,000 mothers and their...

Family violence can affect children even before birth, royal commission told "Children are “exquisitely sensitive” to the suffering of their parents, medical experts have told Victoria’s royal commission into family violence (Australia) Experts tell inquiry tackling adverse effects of domestic violence on very young babies may be crucial...

CEPPs is honoured and delighted to have been invited to join the Scientific Programme of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) for their World Congress in October 2018! http://www.figo.org/other-collaborative-activities http://www.figo.org XXII FIGO 2018 The FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics is the single largest global congress...

Prof. Richard Tremblay receiving the Stockholm Prize in Criminology from Queen Silvia of Sweden CEPPS in Stockholm!  Valerie Unite, Co-Founder and Executive Director of CEPPs Global Initiative was invited to attend the Stockholm Criminology Symposium in June. At a gala dinner Prof. Richard Tremblay  was awarded this prestigious...

"Imagine two college students; let’s call them John and Jack. They are both in an especially hard lecture class with a not-so-forgiving professor. They spend days preparing for their midterm to no avail—both do poorly. From the outside, John and Jack are both generally happy people....

In this very interesting interview Dr Vivette Glover, Professor of Perinatal Psychobiology at Imperial College London, describes the concept of ‘foetal programming’, and research about the impact of stress during pregnancy on the developing foetus.  Extracts: "Foetal programming is the idea that the environment in the womb...

The impact of domestic violence on mothers' prenatal representations of their infants Scientists have claimed domestic abuse can affect unborn children The study suggests children in the first year of their life are influenced by emotional and behavioural trauma experienced by their mother Symptoms include nightmares and...

Here is a very interesting article about how important Breastfeeding is. "We know how vital breastfeeding is for our health and our babies' wellbeing—but you may be startled to find out how few women are doing it. A global increase in breastfeeding would prevent more than...

New research shows long-lasting changes that bond mothers to babies. " Pregnancy doesn’t just leave stretch marks. It changes a woman’s brain in ways that are “pronounced and long-lasting” and that appear to help new mothers bond with their babies. Those are the striking conclusions from...

"Education is very important for every child whether boy or girl. It is sad that some communities still discriminate against the education of the girl child. About 57 million children around the world are not going to school. The report, Children Still Battling to go to...

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