Information about the project

A plain English study summary is available to download here.


Perspective, NCT's journal on preparing parents for birth and early parenthood. Perspective is written for all those commissioning or providing ‘transition to parenthood' services, including all workers providing education, clinical and social care, support, information and advocacy services.

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Motivational interviewing: a key approach for supporting the transition to parenthood including breastfeeding? Lauren Copeland and Shantini Paranjothy, researchers at the Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, explore the effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing (MI), an increasingly popular form of counselling. Perspective Magazine, Issue 27, June 2015.