Postpartum Psychosis Awareness Campaign

[Photo by Jenna Norman on Unsplash]   With the collaboration of the British association Action on Postpartum Psychosis and on the occasion of World Maternal Mental Health Day 2019, the European Institute of Perinatal Mental Health launches a campaign to raise awareness, inform and promote the improvement in health care for women who suffer from…

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Olga Gouni: “Our prenatal life influences us throughout life; Being aware makes us free”

Interview with Olga Gouni, director of Cosmoanelixis. psychotherapist and researcher specialized in Prenatal Psychology. Professor at the University of Kapodistrian, Greece; editor of the magazine: The International Journal of Prenatal & Life Sciences; author of the books “100 years of Prenatal Psychology” and “Stories from Embryoland”, among others. Olga holds a masterclass on 25th and…

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The European Institute of Perinatal Mental Health EIPMH announces the winners of two awards for research projects on Breastfeeding and Mental Health

[Foto: the team from Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, receiving the award for best oral presentation. With Carmela Baeza, IBCLC, profesor at EIPMH (second from the left)]   The European Institute of Perinatal Mental Health is proud to announce this year´s winners of two grants on research projects about Breastfeeding and Mental Health. The awards were…

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Our training in Breastfeeding and Mental Health accredited by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)

We are very pleased to announce that the international Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) has accredited our training in Lactation and Mental Health for 55 L-cerps. Lactation is a fundamental part of both the psychological and physical processes of motherhood, intimately connected to the physical and emotional wellbeing of mother and baby, as well…

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The European Institute for Perinatal Mental Health Honored by the International Marcé Society and the White Swan Foundation

From left to right: Isabel Fernandez del Castillo and Ibone Olza (European Institute for Perinatal Mental Health), Jane Fisher (President of The International Marcé Society), Prabha Chandra (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences)  co-organiser of the Congress   Monday, October 1, 2018   Bangalore, India. On Friday, September 28th, the European Institute for Perinatal…

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Our ecosystemic focus

Eco-systemic Focus The Institute takes an eco-systemic approach to the perinatal period, which recognizes and integrates the importance of: the neurobiological processes of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period, with a special emphasis on the emotional needs of babies and the mother-baby dyad, the understanding that the natural habitat of the newborn is the mother, and…

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Conference: From Birth to Health. Lisbon, september 17-18, 2018

Over 100 scientists, artists, professionals, activists, political stakeholders and service users from around 30 countries in Europe and beyond got together to unveil the complexity within normal childbirth physiology in different populations, individuals, and contexts, with a positive, salutogenic approach.​ Now, as the 4-year project BIRTH (Building Intrapartum Research Through Health), funded by COST reaches its end this Conference…

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