Reflections on our inaugural Australasian Birth Trauma Conference

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh As the Director of the Centre for Perinatal Psychology, it was a pleasure to open our inaugural Australasian Birth Trauma Conference standing alongside Amy Dawes, Executive Director of our co-host organisation, the Australasian Birth Trauma Association. Amy and I worked diligently, curating a program to unite multidisciplinary professionals in integrated, collaborative […]

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 […]