Journals and research publications
Below you will find research publications and journals that are linked to CAPEA. There are many quality, peer-reviewed journals that can be found on the internet if you wish to expand beyond this list.
International Journal of Birth and Parent Education is the official publication CAPEA provides access to members as part of their membership. The journal keeps members up to date with current childbirth and parenting articles, teaching ideas and relevant topical issue.
The Journal of Perinatal Education (JPE) is a peer-reviewed journal specifically for childbirth educators published by Lamaze International, USA. Through evidence-based articles, the JPE advances the knowledge of aspiring and seasoned educators in any setting.
INFO Share is a consolidated list of resources, information and professional development opportunities compiled from multiple sources by the Early Parenting Program of Child, Youth & Families Services, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District.
Interaction is the previous journal publication by CAPEA prior to 2019. You can get access to the archives of Interaction journals as part of your CAPEA membership, accessing downloadable PDF copies of the publication in the members area of the webite.
Birth injuries: the hidden epidemic
A summary of insights from an international survey conducted by the Australasian Birth Trauma Association (ABTA), Birth Trauma Association (BTA) & Make Birth Better (MBB).
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High levels of the stress hormone cortisol during the third trimester of pregnancy may boost speech and language abilities in the first three years of a child’s life, according to research presented at the 25th European Congress of Endocrinology in Istanbul. The findings help provide an understanding on how cortisol influences foetal and newborn development.
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Research shows stress hormones during pregnancy increase early language development in children
theprint.inWashington [US], May 20 (ANI): High levels of the stress hormone cortisol during the third trimester of pregnancy may boost speech and language abilities in the first three years of a child’s life, ...
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