Speaking for the Baby Campaign

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh To celebrate the international Infant Mental Health Awareness Week – 11-17 June 2018, we are launching our Speaking for the Baby Campaign. We love advocating for babies. At the Centre for Perinatal Psychology, we help parents ‘see’ their baby with fresh eyes, and understand how their baby communicates. Babies have their […]

Birth Experiences Matter

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh  “My birth experience was the polar opposite of what I hoped and planned for.  I felt completely out of control and robbed of the loving, natural birth I wanted for myself and my baby.” ~ Mary, 31 Pregnancy, labour and birth experiences are different for each individual and couple.  Considerable anxieties may […]

International Forum for Wellbeing in Pregnancy (IFWIP) – our Global Partnership

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh International Forum for Wellbeing in Pregnancy (IFWIP) and the Centre for Perinatal Psychology are both dedicated to optimising the health and wellbeing of pregnant women and their families.  We are delighted to be in Global Partnership, working collaboratively to raise awareness and advocate for emotional wellbeing in everypregnancy the world over. IFWIP was […]

Thinking about your unborn baby

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh “An infant is conceived – and conceived of.” – Sarah A. Birss To think of a baby as both conceived and conceived of highlights the biological and psychological conception that takes place in the transition to parenthood.  Ways of conceiving both biologically and psychologically are varied and personal.  Your baby’s biological […]