IJBPE - Vol 8 Issue 2


Different perspectives
Mary Nolan, Editor-in-Chief

Abuela Doulas – Birth support for Black and marginalised families
Mars Lord, Founder of Abuela Doulas

The answer to being a better dad is in the
redesigning of masculinity

Marvyn Harrison, Founder of Dope Black Dads

Equitable maternity care: To get there, we need to talk
about racism and bias
Kimberly Seals Allers, Journalist, Author and Advocate for maternal and infant health


Approachable parenting: the five pillars of parenting pregnancy and beyond programme for Muslim families
Kathleen Roche-Nagi, Managing Director, Approachable Parenting Yasmin Shikara, Research Assistant

Embedding healthy happy families messages in
under-resourced settings in South Africa

Penny Reimers, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
Anna Coutsoudis, Professor Emeritus, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

Perspectives of African American and Hispanic
families regarding parenting education

Drissa M. Toure, Director/Faculty Advisor, Bridge to Care Program; Gaurav Kumar, Graduate Assistant; Cady Walker, Research Assistant Department of Health Promotion, Center for
Reducing Health Disparities, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA

For baby’s sake: breaking the cycle of intergenerational abuse
Judith Rees, Director of Operations, The For Baby’s Sake Trust, UK
Brenda Evans, For Baby’s Sake Therapeutic Lead and Hertfordshire Team Manager, UK

Happy baby community: delivering perinatal education and support for highly vulnerable mothers in the UK asylum system
Jill Benjoya Miller, Co-Lead Perinatal Programme


Tips for facilitating antenatal education online
Helen Knight and Isabelle Karimov, NCT Antenatal Teachers, UK

Voluntary and Community Sector

Parents 1st
Celia Suppiah, CEO, Parents 1st

Regular Features

  • News in Question
  • Book Pages
  • Reflection
  • Sally’s Column
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