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 […]

Towards Parenthood: Preparing for the Changes and Challenges of a New Baby

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh Is it possible to prepare for having a baby?  We think so… It’s long been said that “nothing can prepare you…” for having a baby.  Well, that’s simply not true.  Yes, the ‘shock of the new’ is inevitable – that’s part of the journey.  But preparing emotionally before baby arrives and […]

The First Thousand Days

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh Recent Australian research carried out by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has focused on what they are calling the first critical 1000 days. The first 1000 days covers three discrete developmental periods: Preconception Pregnancy Infancy During these times, creating ‘optimal conditions’ for baby is the best way to promote physical, emotional and […]

Towards Parenthood Workshops

by Dr Bronwyn Leigh We are thrilled to offer our Parenting Workshops – practical, evidence-based information for expectant parents and parents in the first year with baby. Our first offering is Towards Parenthood: Preparing for your new life with baby Learn how life will change when you welcome your little bundle into the world  Prepare […]

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