Gerhard Schroth's material generated tremendous interest at last year's Congress, and inspired Michael Trout to sponsor the first U.S Prenatal Bonding training this spring at the Infant-Parent Institute in Illinois. Dr. Schroth will be at Asilomar again this year, and meanwhile, here is an excerpted version of an article currently in the review process for the APPPAH Journal. –Ed.
I'd like to be the first to welcome you to the 2010 APPPAH Congress at Asilomar Conference Grounds, November 11-14, with separate day-long workshops before and after. The Congress program is unique, perhaps the most unique ever, but so is the location, APPPAH's second Congress at Asilomar, also referred to as the "Refuge by the Sea."
In March Robert Newman conducted his fifth training in Calm Birth at Overlook Hospital of Atlantic Health in New Jersey. Under the direction of Christine Novak, Overlook has become the home center for the meditation-based birth preparation program, Christine was given the Better Baby Award in March 2009 by the March of Dimes for her work in bringing Calm Birth into the medical establishment.