Rupert Linder, MD, practicing Obstetrician and Gynecologist in Birkenfeld, Germany. He also practices psychosomatics and psychotherapy and was President of The International Society of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine (ISPPM). In his European office for gynecology, obstetrics, and psychotherapy, he has developed a method that has resulted in significant reductions in the rate of premature births.