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…

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…

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…

Zimbabwean midwives promoting Respectful Maternity Care

By Ibone Olza Ginny Liff is a British obstetrician who has spent most of her life working in Zimbabwe. Ginny says that last year, when she attended my talk about the psychology of childbirth and obstetric violence in Harare organised by The Friendship Bench she felt changed. She then decided she would disseminate this knowledge…