Sharing Space: A Stillbirth by Luisella Magnani

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Sep 2016

In this brief paper the author shares a profound experience with a mother who has just experienced a stillbirth.

In this brief paper the author shares a profound experience with a mother who has just experienced a stillbirth

Sharing Space: The Prenatal Hero’s Journey: A path to healing, genius and transformation by Joseph Jacques

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Sep 2016

Making connections between Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey and our common prenatal experience, this article leads us through the process of coming into this world. The author then traces his own journey to discovering prenatal and perinatal psychology and the development of his own approach to this work.


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This article makes connections between Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey and our common prenatal experience.

Communicating with the Mind of a Prenate: Guidelines for Parents and Birth Professionals

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Jun 2014

After a struggle of many decades, the true dimensions of fetal consciousness are emerging, thanks to a growing literature of firsthand reports from parents and abundant observations of life in the womb. In retrospect, scientific views of the sensory, emotional, and mental nature of prenates and newborns, grounded exclusively in a brain-matter paradigm, were grossly inadequate. A new paradigm is replacing this previous scientific view based on baby awareness and knowing.


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Consciousness from Conception to Birth
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Consciousness in Death
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Past Life Consciousness
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This article was originally published by JOPPPAH in the Winter, 2003 issue (18-2). It is based on a presentation by Dr. Chamberlain for the 2nd International Congress on Home Delivery and Childbirth, Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 17, 2003. 

The Sentient Prenate: What Every Parent Should Know

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Jan 2011

Abstract: In the 1980’s parents in large numbers were first introduced to the sensitive, perceptive, conscious, and cognitive prenate. This paper summarizes the evidence from major research findings, demonstrating that prenates are 1) sensitive and aware, 2) learn and dream, and 3) are social and communicative. Well-designed experimental programs in prenatal enrichment confirm the intelligence and receptivity of womb babies. A closing section describes the special resources now available to parents who want to deliberately enhance prenatal bonding and communication.


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