UCLan Professor Soo Downe meets with President of Malta

UCLan’s Professor in Midwifery Studies, Soo Downe recently met with the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, to discuss the next steps for two European Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST) project that she has led for the last 8 years. The COST Action IS1405 “Building Intrapartum Research Through Health – an interdisciplinary whole system… Continue reading UCLan Professor Soo Downe meets with President of Malta

WG1: Two papers by Olga Gouni

Olga Gouni has published two new papers. Details and download links are below: WG1: The Complexity of Prenatal and Perinatal Experience: Why Trauma and How To Heal a paper by Olga Gouni from 1st International Congress on Psychological Trauma: Prenatal, Perinatal & Postnatal can be downloaded here as a pdf. WG1: ARTfeeding the (un)born Baby… Continue reading WG1: Two papers by Olga Gouni

CRETE: Everything you need to know

Here is the programme for the Crete trip: COST Action IS1405 Meeting Heraklion, Crete, Greece (6th-8th March, 2017) Itinerary Monday 6th March 09.00-12.00   Core group 10.30 -10.45  Tea break For those not in the Core Group there is the possibility of the following 09.00-12.00     Walking tour of the city, visit to the castle… Continue reading CRETE: Everything you need to know

Training School: Two presentations by Soo Downe made available to download

Soo Downe’s slideshow from the training school is available to download as a pdf. It’s called Childbirth Cultures, Concerns and Consequences and Birth: Lessons from two EU COST networks.  You can download it here. A second presentation by Soo Downe – Which Horses for Which Courses?: RCT’s and cohort studies – is available to download… Continue reading Training School: Two presentations by Soo Downe made available to download

WG1: Two articles published by members

Two articles have been published. The first, published in Clinical Nutrition Experimental, is titled Perinatal nutrition: How to take care of the gut microbiota? by Izaskun García-Mantrana, Bibiana Bertua, Cecilia Martínez-Costa and Maria Carmen Collado. You can download the pdf here. The second, published in Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, is titled The human milk… Continue reading WG1: Two articles published by members

Three COST members speak at Healthy Mothers-Happy Children: Neuroendocrinological and Psychosocial Approaches to pregnancy, childbirth and early childhood conference in Cyprus

Anastasia Topalidou, Olga Gouni and Ibone Olza were incited to speak at the Healthy Mothers-Happy Children conference in Cyprus in March (2016). Andria Spyridou and Eleni Hadjigeorgiou organized the conference with the support of the Psychology Department of EUC. Held at the European University of Cyprus (EUC), the full title of the conference was Healthy… Continue reading Three COST members speak at Healthy Mothers-Happy Children: Neuroendocrinological and Psychosocial Approaches to pregnancy, childbirth and early childhood conference in Cyprus