Prosody Blog

Articles and conversations dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people in need of support, protection and care

June 5, 2018

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week

Despite statistics showing that of all children, infants are over-represented in substantiated child abuse data; that violent households have a significantly higher proportion of children aged five years and under; that pregnancy is a time of increased risk of violence for women and that exposure to violence in utero can have intergenerational epigenetic effects what we have known for some time about the special vulnerability of infants, does not translate into what we do to protect them in practice, and infants continue to fall between the cracks.

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June 9, 2015

Stepping Inside the Infant Experience

To be truly attuned to the infant experience it is likely that we best meet the needs of our ‘under twos’, when we access and communicate with, our own right brains writes Jeanette Miller, who here explores myths and misconceptions held around the infant experience.

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