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Maternal Journal - explore creative and interdisciplinary practices that support perinatal mental health and wellbeing

Fetal Medicine Research Institute, London

6 Jun maternaljournal-presentation-main Part of the Arts in Mind Festival

This event is free but booking is essential.

Join a panel of midwives, researchers, writers, artists, and mothers for their presentation about Maternal Journal, an example of a collaborative project that explores the tradition of women’s diary and journal keeping as an expressive, creative, and therapeutic practice to enhance mental health & wellbeing.

A Q&A will follow the presentations. Speakers include:

  • Debra Bick, Professor of Evidence Based Midwifery at the Department of Women’s Health KCL
  • Laura Godfrey-Isaacs, artist & midwife
  • Cartoon Kate, artist, activist, author & mother
  • Professor Rebecca Fortnum, senior tutor at The Royal College of Art, artist & writer
  • Sharon Boothroyd, artist
  • Participants from the Maternal Journal project

Further information about Maternal Journal

(image: Hannah Lamdin, mono-print on top of original photo by Lara Downie)


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