The International Journal
of Birth and Parent Education
The International Journal of Birth and Parent Education Education is a new quarterly journal which focuses on policy, research and best practice in parent support and education from pregnancy through the very early years. It is essential reading for childbirth educators, health visitors, midwives, maternity nurses, family nurses, Early Years Teachers, Children’s Centre staff, parent-link workers, social workers and birth and parenting charities.
Each quarterly issue:
- Presents the latest evidence about babies' and infants' development from the womb to two years of age
- Analyses policy in parent support and education across the world
- Describes the content and implementation of parent education programmes, especially those of proven efficacy
- Focuses on the relationship between the mother and her baby, the father and his baby, and the relationship between the baby’s principal carers
- Explores teaching and learning activities for use with individual parents and groups
- Debates the educational needs of all parents and the particular needs of parents facing social, cultural, mental and physical health challenges alongside caring for babies and infants.
- Maintains an international focus with articles from birth and parenting educators and scholars from across the world