for prenatal and perinatal psychology and medicine
Specialized society for the scientific research of the earliest phase of human life
Conception | Pregnancy | Birth | Early childhood
We combine science and practice
Our main concern
Since the founding of our association in 1971, attention to the psychosocial mother-child bond during pregnancy, birth and the first years of life has been the focus of our work.
Through therapeutic practice, self-awareness, research, and documentation, interdisciplinary knowledge about early life and its lifelong significance has been gathered and published.
We are guided by the following goals:
for the emotional, psychological and physical basic needs of the unborn child
Improve birth culture
Preventively fundamentally improve the culture of pregnancy and birth in Germany and worldwide
Disseminate important research findings in the field of prenatal psychology and promote research projects themselves.
Become part of a great community
Through your membership, you can support our goal of raising public and professional awareness of the emotional, psychological and physical basic needs of the unborn child and thereby fundamentally improve the culture of pregnancy and birth through international cooperation and networking.