Pregnancy

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...

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,...

A Pre-Natal Project in India - Exploring the ancient Vedic concepts on the importance of prenatal life and its links with ECD today. "Manashakti Research Centre, Lonavla is a famous institute, providing various services to the society. Mr. Gajanan S. Kelkar, M.Tech. (I.I.T., Mumbai), Trustee & Research Director...

Investing in the early years: a roadmap for sustainable futures WHAT: High-level event to discuss how investing early, even before birth, in young children’s development – through nutrition, health, education, sanitation, security, responsive caregiving and early learning – is one of the smartest interventions governments can...

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...

"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....

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week, June 12-16 "200 organisations have come together this week to highlight National Infant Mental Health Week which focuses on raising awareness of the importance of giving every child the best possible start in life, beginning from conception. Discussions (Twitter Chat), 8-9 pm....

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...

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