The Impacts of Adverse Prenatal and Birth Events: A Transdisciplinary Approach

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Another Transdisciplinary Series for Professionals and Parents on a Paradigm that Includes the Baby's Experience

Tuesdays starting May 11, 2021

Noon to 1:30 pm Eastern time

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The Adverse Childhood Experiences study revealed how a subset of experiences in our human lives could create an array of challenges, the greater the amount of these "adversities," the greater the chance that our learning, health and relationships would be disrupted. These challenges included events in categories such as abuse, neglect and household dysfunction in early childhood.

Professionals in the field of fetal medicine, birth and prenatal and perinatal somatic psychology have identified another set of adverse experiences that occur prenatally, during or after birth. In this pioneering series, you will meet highly trained professionals and parents who want to share their passion with you around models of care, experiences, and wisdom around pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and more. You will hear stories of strength and humility, and a you will look through a lens into the world of families and babies like you have not seen before. Early adverse events create their own set of neurodevelopmental challenges. We can heal them, and we can also prevent them. Come, enjoy the passion and expertise from this talented panel.

The transdisciplinary approach invites us to work together for positive change. Our panel includes:

  • May 11: Gianluca Ursini, MD, PhD, The Seeds of Mental Health May Be Planted in Early Life, but Good Gardeners Will Make the Difference
  • May 18: Darcia Narvaez, PhD, The Evolved Nest and Baby ACEs
  • May 25: Marti Glenn, PhD, Finding Resilience: The Impacts of Adverse Early Experiences and How We Can Foster Resilience in Ourselves, Our Families and Our Clients
  • June 1: Veronique Mead, MD, MA, SEP, 5 Opportunities to Prevent, Reduce Risk and Heal Chronic Illness: Insights from Adverse Babyhood Experiences (ABEs)
  • June 8: Sabrina Blau, MBSR, MBA, Mother, A Journey Towards Healing: Transforming an Adverse Birth Experience and Hospital Policies
  • June 15: Kate White, Towards Maternity Care that Includes the Baby's Experience: 5 First Steps
  • June 22: Ending Panel with Question and Answer

Two professionals/parents will be respondents to help us with reflection during the ending panel talk:

  • Lois Trezise, CNM
  • Karen Strange, CPM
 


The roots of health and well-being lie in our prenatal and perinatal life. We know more now than ever before about the impacts of adverse events on pregnancy, birth, bonding and attachment. Let's work together to improve health outcomes during this early period.

Welcome from Kate White

Enjoy Gianluca Ursini!

Enjoy Darcia Narvaez!

Enjoy Veronique Mead!

Enjoy Sabrina Blau

Karen Strange, CPM: A Respondent

Your Instructor


Kate White
Kate White

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
This course is live and online, starting May 11 for seven Tuesdays at noon Eastern time. Find your time with World Time Buddy, http://www.worldtimebuddy.com
How long do I have access to the course?
You will have lifelong access to the course recordings and handouts.
What is your cancellation policy?
You will be refunded in full if you cancel before the start date. There is no refund after the course begins.

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