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Three Hearts: The Neurobiology of Love in the Childbearing Year

by Myrna Martin, RN, MN, RCC, RCST
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 0.1 Midwifery CEU
  • Handout: No
Abstract:

Love, as expressed through connection, with the unborn baby has a major impact on the physical and mental health lif long of this new human being, as well as his/her capacity to learn, create, and imagine. This presentation, through delineating the neurobiology of the childbearing couple and the developing prenate in one resonate field of three hearts, will provide practical support strategies. Through video clips, and theoretical discussion, participants will gain a clear understanding of the power of loving, connected hearts on the developing body and brain of the newborn AND the parents. Details of effective two way communication between the prenate and the parents will be delineated. Suggestions on how to support parents in this communicate are an important part of this work.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Participants will be able to delineate three important prenatal events that support secure attachment during pregnancy and after birth
Objective 2: Participants will be able to delineate three important perinatal factors that support optimal neurobiological development in newborns
Objective 3: Participants will be able to describe the neurobiology of the heart and the loving heart and its impact on brain development and emotional regulation.

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Presentations: 22  |  Hours / CE Credits: 22.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks