9months and beyond and the Project Prenatal Education in the Schools


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Our project for the schools

The project "Prenatal Education at School"
is jointly realized
by the Association
"9months and beyond"
the
"European Diagnostic Centre Dalla Rosa Prati"
of Parma
and
ISPPM
International Society of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine


PATRONAGE

- "Ministry of the University of Research and Regional Education of Emilia Romagna" (General Management)

-
Inter-College of Midwives of the Province of Genoa and La Spezia

-
Region Liguria ASL N° 4 "Chiavarese"



IN COLLABORATION WITH:


PRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT:



"PRENATAL EDUCATION AT SCHOOL"


with the

PATRONAGE
OF THE MINISTRY OF INSTRUCTION
OF THE UNIVERSITY AND RESEARCH

School Department General Office



PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
: Dr. Gabriella Ferrari, President of "9mesi de oltre" and Vice President of ISPPM and Anep Italia.

PREMISE:
The results of the scientific studies and researches conducted and published during the last 30 years in Europe and in the USA, have clearly shown and demonstrated that the personality and character of the human being start shaping themselves at the point of conception and during the nine months of gestation.

Studies and research have shown that the prenatal baby is intelligent, has the capacity to relate, imitate, learn and feel emotions. Studies have been performed to compare future outcomes of babies who have been rejected or ignored during pregnancy with those who have been wanted and lovingly cared for during their prenatal life. Those whose mother wanted them and followed a good, serene way of life during her pregnancy exhibit fewer health problems, are psychologically better balanced, have a higher intelligence quotient (IQ), have better motor abilities, and a better self-respect and autonomy.

The quality of the mother and child bond formed in the nine months' experience will form the basis of their future relationship and will accompany the baby in its choices and relationships throughout its life.
Several mental troubles and psychosomatic diseases during infancy, adolescence and adulthood are the consequence of negative or traumatic experiences during prenatal life.

AIMS:
1) To precociously give some simple basic information to young people about the prenatal experience, the competences, capacities, abilities and needs of the intrauterine baby in order to avoid and prevent discomfort and inconveniences in the adolescents, thus protecting health, promoting better intention and motivation in parenthood as well as a better sense of responsibility towards their loving experiences.
2) To recollect data to verify the effective knowledge of the adolescents on these topics in order to promote further initiatives in support of young people in search of their relational and affective identity, with the aim of contributing in improving their resources and potential as future parents.

FORMAT: METHOD and INSTRUMENTS:

  • Brief introduction and presentation of the topic
  • Video projection on a large screen of the DVD video "The first interactions"
  • Discussion
  • Distribution of a questionnaire to be completed by the students
  • Collection of the filled up questionnaires
  • Distribution of an information course to each student at the end of the meeting
  • Elaboration of the questionnaires and recollection of data


TOTAL TIME OF EACH LESSON about 1 hour :
It is a very short time that does not create problems in the School planning but it is extremely useful from the point of view of the personal growth of the young students and their education to their future parental tasks.

WHERE AND TO WHOM:

  • Areas of Education to affectivity and prevention of the adolescents discomfort.
  • Students of the upper classes.



From OCTOBER 2010 - to 9th February 2011

RESULTS OF THE EXPERIMENT CONDUCTED IN PARMA WITH 178 ADOLESCENT STUDENTS OF THE UPPER CLASSES WITHIN 15 AND 19 YEARS OF AGE


71% OF THE STUDENTS DECLARED THAT THEIR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

  • Conception
  • Gestation
  • Prenatal Experience
  • Capacities and needs of the prenatal baby
  • Importance of the quality of the prenatal relationship


WAS INSUFFICIENT


78% OF THE STUDENTS
HAVE CONSIDERED THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

  • Conception
  • Gestation
  • Prenatal Experience
  • Capacities and needs of the prenatal baby
  • Importance of the quality of the prenatal relationship


VERY IMPORTANT AND USEFUL



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