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Book Review by Haylee Haas: Womb Prints: Discover Life’s First Impressions by Barbara Findeisen

Publication Date: 
September, 2018

Haylee Haas, BS Biology, Duke University ABSN Student, reviews Barbara Findeisen's book, Womb Prints: Discover Life's First Impressions.

Book Review by Michael Trout: Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent by Meridith Small

Publication Date: 
September, 2018

Michael Trout reviews Meridith Small's book, Our Babies, Ourselves:  How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent.

Book Review by Jill Brennan-Cook: Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy by Angela Garbes

Publication Date: 
September, 2018

Like a Mother, a book by Angela Garbes, is a must-read for all women who have never been pregnant, are considering pregnancy, are currently pregnant, have been pregnant, or for any individual who interacts with women pre- and perinatally. 

Is Maternal-Fetal Attachment Affected In Women With Severe Mental Illness?

Publication Date: 
June, 2018

Maternal-fetal attachment (MFA) is a process in which a mother-to-be engages in affiliative behaviors with her unborn child. MFA has a bearing on the dyad’s future mother-infant attachment, which in turn is necessary for adequate emotional and physical growth of the baby. Women with severe mental illness are likely to be at risk for impaired MFA.

History of Pre and Perinatal (PPN) Parenting Education: A literature review

Publication Date: 
March, 2018

This literature review focuses on the history of pre- and perinatal (PPN) parenting education. The topic constituted one area examined to inform four studies included in a PhD program of research that investigated factors to consider when designing, developing, and delivering PPN parenting programs for the 21st century.