New PPNE Students Start Here:

APPPAH PPNE Course Information and Frequently Asked Questions

This is a step-by-step description of what you need to know as a new student in our Prenatal and Perinatal Educator Certificate Program. It includes a list of the 15 books that we ask you to purchase outside of the program. We provide many articles, videos, and book chapters. Our course is comprehensive. Our modules include:

  • Prenatal and Perinatal Education Foundations (Module 1)
  • Ethics (Module 2)
  • Epigenetics (Module 3)
  • Neuroscience (Module 4)
  • Prenatal and Perinatal Theories (Module 5)
  • Cultural Impacts of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (Module 6)
  • Bonding and Learning -- Attachment (Module 7)
  • Labor and Birth (Module 8)
  • Breastfeeding and Supported Attachment (Module 9)
  • Parenting Styles (Module 10)
  • Implications and Inspiration (Module 11)

Please take your time and look through our materials, and email our Director of Education if you have more questions:

Your Instructor

Birth Psychology
Birth Psychology

Kate White is an award-winning prenatal and perinatal educator and an advanced bodyworker. She is trained in somatic therapies, prenatal and perinatal health, lactation, brain development, infant mental health, and has specialized in mother-baby dyad care using somatic prevention and trauma healing approaches for nearly 20 years. She is a mother of two children, holds a BA and MA in Communication, a Registered Craniosacral Therapist in the Biodynamic Craniosacral method and a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner. Her work combines somatic therapy, birth preparation, recovery from difficult birth, trauma resolution and brain development to help give families with babies and small children the best possible start. She is the Founding Director of Education for the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health and currently co-directs this department, administering an online program for parents and parent professionals, runs a private practice and offers her own seminars through the Center for Prenatal and Perinatal Programs,

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the PPNE course start and finish?
The course starts when you purchase and you have a year to finish. You can easily purchase a year extension if you can't complete the course in a year.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for a year, and lifetime access after your graduate.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, here is our refund policy: If a student cancels within 7 days, full refund is paid minus a $75.00 administrative fee. If a student cancels after 7 days and before 90 days, 50 percent of the tuition is refunded minus an administrative fee of $75.00 and $150.00 for each module completed. If a student withdraws from the program after 90 days, there is no refund.

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