Association of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology and Health


COVID-19 Resources

In the videos below, you will hear from pioneers in the field of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, such as Thomas R. Verny, PhD, founder of APPPAH; Raylene Phillips, MD of the Sacred Hour after birth, Dr. Joel Evans, MD, APPPAH’s Medical Director, and Wendy Anne McCarty, PhD, RN on the positive impact of applying the 12 Guiding Principles of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology with clients and patients.

Click below to watch their videos.

Raylene Phillips, MD

Supporting Mother-Infant Connections and Breastfeeding in the the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Joel Evans, MD

The Quality of Prenatal Life Shapes Nations: Simple Cultural Changes to Seed Meaningful Futures

Monday LIVE Panel Discussion

Creating Healthy Layers of Support at Home and Socially

Raylene Phillips MD

Challenges and Hope for Babies, Mothers, and Families

Below are professional resources that are in alignment with APPPAH’s message and provide a supportive environment for Babies, Mothers, and their Families during these challenged times. You will find offerings from pioneer Wendy Anne McCarty, author of Welcoming Consciousness: Supporting Babies’ Wholeness from the Beginning of Life – An Integrated Model of Early Development, as well as support from faculty leaders at APPPAH’s conferences and educational programs. Many have graduated from APPPAH’s Prenatal and Perinatal Educator Program.

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(More resources will be added)

Wendy Anne McCarty, PhD, RN

Global multidimensional teacher, mentor and consultant to families and professionals

Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST, RCST, PPNE

Craniosacral Therapist, a Pre and Perinatal Psychology Educator, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Alison Hazelbaker

Rebecca Thompson Hitt, MS, MFT, PPNE

Founder and executive director of The Consciously Parenting Project, Inc.


Karen Melton

Somatic Healing for Lasting Change                

Ellynne Skove

HELP and SUPPORT for Parents and Babies from the HEART

Alison Hazelbaker

Nina Ketscher, MA, PPNE, CEIM

Integrative Therapy, Conscious Connection, Body, Mind, Heart & Soul

Alison Hazelbaker

Florentine Peralta

Holistic Counseling and Healing for Conscious Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting

Kate White, MA, CMT, RSCT®, CEIM

Craniosacral and Massage Therapist, Prenatal and Early Childhood Educator

Vicky Jeter, PPNE, LSP

Licensed Spiritual Practitioner

HeartMath Institute

Connecting the Brain to the Intelligence of the heart