Birth Psychology

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Birth Psychology
- An area of developmental psychology which concerns itself with pre-natal, the birth and early infant mental health considerations.


Association for Pre & Perinatal Psychology and Health - APPPAH was founded in 1983  as a forum for individuals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines interested in psychological dimensions of prenatal and perinatal experiences. Typically, this includes childbirth educators, birth assistants, doulas, midwives, obstetricians, nurses, social workers, perinatologists, pediatricians, psychologists, counselors, researchers, and teachers at all levels. One does not have to be a professional, however: all who share these interests are welcome to join. 4 /5  Student

Mother & Children

Birth Order - How Family Placement Creates Personality - Forget what you have learned about birth order. The old birth order does not explain the effects of sibling order. Be prepared to learn a new way of looking at birth order.   4/5
  Birth Order - Birth Order & Personality Differences Empirical Studies Indicating Significant Birth Related Personality Differences Daniel Eckstein, Ph.D., ABPP Abstract The formative influence of birth order on one's core personality is one of Adler's most ....  3/5
  The Five Personalities -There are many exceptions to birth order so your psychological birth order may not match your placement in the family. The following describes psychological birth order, which is more significant than chronological birth order. 2/5
Birth Order Research - I think a good approach to birth order is to consider how sibling relationships are depicted in myths and fairytales or in the Bible (especially in the Old Testament). There are many stereotypes concerning the different positions in a family (e.g. last-born as "nestling"). Recall your own experiences. Perhaps you come upon an autobiographic account of a famous first, last, middle or only child.  4/5
Birth Trauma and Infant CranioSacral Therapy Treatment Information - From Parentweb. Many links and research articles. 4/5
Embryo Development - An excellent web site provides a multimedia presentation of embryonic development.  From the University of Pennsylvania :This Overview  follows development from fertilization through birth. 4/5  Student
Fetal Learning - Fetal Learning. Commission of Inquiry into Fetal Sentience. Birth Psychology. Abortion Debate. Babies are Conscious 3/5
Fetal Well Being Tests - Stress and non-stress tests determine if an unborn baby is receiving enough oxygen and nutrients from the placenta. Tests are also used to monitor the health of a mother and her unborn baby. Some tests are routine with every pregnancy; others are typically prescribed for women who have a history of complications in pregnancy. Ask your doctor about fetal well-being tests and about the reasons they are or are not recommended for you. 3/5
Fetal Stages of Birth - By Autoosa and Anisha -Ever wondered how the fetus developes inside the mothers womb? Well here you will follow a developing baby through all nine months of pregnancy. 3/5 Student
From Postnatal to Prenatal Determinants of Development - A shift of a paradigm. 3/5
Infantile "Amnesia" is Dead! - By David B. Chamberlain, Ph.D. An Article. 3/5
International Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine - The Journal, which is the official journal of the ISPPM (Editor-in-Chief Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh; Associated Editor Ludwig Janus) was founded by Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh in 1989 and appears in English and German four times a year (March, June, September, December) with over 500 pages.  3/5
Mosaicism in DS - Nondisjuction Before and After Conception Only the chromosomes 21 have been shown in this diagram.However, the cells contain either 46 or 47 chromosomes (with two 21's, shown as open circles) or 47 chromosomes (three 21's, shown as filled circles).  3/5
Pre- and Perinatal Violence - Intrauterine and Birth Experiences Birth, Drugs, and Violence The Impacts and the Implications. Is there a relationship between drugs, violence  2/5
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