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

Posted in: Couple relationship, Fathers, Infants, Pregnancy, Self-care

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 Founded by Dr Raja Gangopadhyay, a UK-based Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a special interest in Perinatal Mental Health.  Raja has been an advocate for perinatal wellness through his roles in teaching, campaigning and media interviews.

IFWIP is a global platform to raise awareness of wellbeing in pregnancy and ‘Celebrating the indomitable spirit of humanity in every journey through pregnancy’.

Dr Bronwyn Leigh, Director of the Centre for Perinatal Psychologyhas accepted an invitation to join IFWIP as a Member of the Board of Advisors.  She is delighted to contribute to this forum, believing in the power of international cooperation and the creation of global villages for the greater good.

We thank Raja for the opportunity to join his international forum and look forward to a cooperative alliance for the improved wellbeing of families during pregnancy.

About the Author

Dr Bronwyn Leigh is a clinical psychologist, perinatal and infant clinician and early parenting consultant.  She is the Director of the Centre for Perinatal Psychology.  She consults in Fairfield and Croydon, Vic.  Bronwyn specialises in the psychological aspects of becoming a parent, the emotional development of infants, and parent-infant relationships. Bronwyn co-authored the book Towards Parenthood: Preparing for the Changes and Challenges of a New Baby.

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