APPPAH Announces Creation Of Practitioner Advisory Board

APPPAH is proud to announce the establishment of a new Practitioner Advisory Board in 2017.  The purpose of the new board is to help guide future APPPAH programs and education efforts, as well as provide feedback on current programs.

APPPAH Presents At United Nations On New Childhood And Early Parenting Principles





Birth Psychology Month Events On East And West Coasts!

March Is Birth Psychology Month!

APPPAH is proud to announce our second annual Birth Psychology Month to be celebrated in March, a month of spring and rebirth for the Northern Hemisphere.

APPPAH Presents At Jennie Joseph's Clinic In Orlando, Florida

APPPAH’s Director of Education, Kate White, will present to the staff of Commonsense Childbirth and The Birth Place on January 12, 2017.  Founded and run by midwife Jennie Joseph, The Birth Place is a free clinic integrated with her standing birth center in West Orlando. (Photo features Jennie Joseph and Kate White at the APPPAH Regional Conference in Seattle in September 2016.)

APPPAH Launches In Utero Film Discussion And Resource Guide


APPPAH Regional Conference Reflections and Highlights

Below, the APPPAH Regional Conference team shares their reflections and highlights about the dynamic Seattle event in September.  You can read team member Cheryl Azlin’s reflection in the winter issue of Somatic Psycholotherapy Today Magazine.  View photos and social media shares from the conference on APPPAH&rsq

APPPAH Director Of Education Presents To Duke University Nursing Students

Kate White, APPPAH’s director of education, will be presenting a birth psychology course overview to Duke University accelerated BSN nursing students on October 1, 2016. Her presentation covers the implications and applications of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health to perinatal populations.  Insights include:

APPPAH Announces Partnership With ICEA





APPPAH is delighted to announce its formal affiliation with the International Childbirth Education Association, ICEA. 

Why We Planned APPPAH's Regional Conference

A Statement from the APPPAH Regional Conference Organizers below, explains the far-reaching vision of this year's Seattle, Washington, gathering:


APPPAH Announces 2016 Regional Conference In Seattle, Washington


Bringing Together: Medicine, Psychology, Mental Health, and all Birthing Professionals

APPPAH Introduces New Adverse Early Experiences And Resiliency Survey

APPPAH is proud to announce the creation of the Adverse Early Experiences (AEE) and Resiliency Surveys, a series of questionnaires patterned after the groundbreaking Adverse Childhood Experiences Study.  The AEE allows users to discover their own adverse early childhood experiences and resiliency scores. We invite you to participate in the survey here.

Magnify Your Social Reach For Birth Psychology!

The world’s growing access to the internet is spawning creativity and change in ways that has never been possible in human history.  After I watched this video by Chris Anderson six years ago I realized just what type of power we have as individuals and organizations to reach the masses. Please watch the video to the end, I guarantee that you will feel just as excited as I do!

APPPAH Participates In BirthKeeper Coalition Summit, National Press Club Conference And ACOG Working Group Meeting

APPPAH invites you to join us at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on May 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a groundbreaking summit dedicated to transforming birth in America. Register here.

APPPAH Announces March Is Birth Psychology Month

APPPAH is proud to announce the creation of Birth Psychology Month, to be celebrated for the first time in March 2016, a month of spring and rebirth for the Northern Hemisphere.

An Overview of APPPAH's 2015 Congress

By Bruce Wilson, APPPAH E-newsletter Editor

APPPAH Unveils New Logo On Giving Tuesday

APPPAH is delighted to announce its new birth psychology logo designed by the artist, Richard Stodart, over the course of many months with board members who exchanged their insights and impressions with the artist.

Meet APPPAH Vice President At East Coast Birth Trauma Workshop

You are invited to meet and attend APPPAH's vice president, Dennis Herenstein, DC, at an east coast workshop this fall.

APPPAH Presents The New Documentary, IN UTERO, With Filmmakers At The 19th International Congress In Berkeley, California

APPPAH is delighted to announce an exclusive screening of the forthcoming documentary, IN UTERO, followed by a panel discussion with filmmakers, Kathleen and Stephen Gyllenhaal, at our 19th International Conference.  The film screening, panel discussion and audience Q&A will begin at 7:30 p.m.

APPPAH Presents At World Premier Of IN UTERO

APPPAH's president, Sandra Bardsley, and board member, Barbara Decker, were honored to present as panelists at the Seattle International Film Festival's world premier of the new documentary, IN UTERO, on June 6, 2015.