Dr. David O’Banion, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at Emory University, talks about his collaboration with the Nurture Science Program.
Exciting work is happening at the Nurture Science Program. This year, the NSP will focus on the Welch Emotional Connection Screen (WECS), supporting NICU families, and developing tools to support preschool families.
Dr. Martha G. Welch, Director of the Nurture Science Program, has been named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
A report published in Acta Paediatrica validates this brief measure of mother/infant relational health.
The two-part series provides an intimate look at how mothers and their premature infants are benefiting from the Program’s Family Nurture Intervention (FNI) in the NICU and examines some of the exciting findings from the first randomized control trial.
NPR’s ‘Here and Now’ looks at an ongoing study of Family Nurture in the NICU in San Antonio, Texas.
Videos of mothers and their infants interacting with each other may contain clues to autism risk. Unpublished results were presented at the 2016 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego.
Martha G. Welch, MD, Director of the Nurture Science Program, published a viewpoint article in Acta Paediatrica that explains Calming Cycle Theory and the role of visceral/autonomic learning in early mother and infant/child behavior and development.
Connections – a newsletter from New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital – provides an overview of the Nurture Science Program’s research on emotional connection in the NICU.
Martha G. Welch, MD explains how the Nurture Science Program is working to support brain development in preterm infants using Family Nurture intervention in the NICU.