Perinatal Research Special
Interest Group (SIG)

1st Perinatal Research SIG
Symposium: "Collaborate for high quality perinatal care"

Dear Members and Friends of the Swiss Society for Early Childhood Research 

We cordially invite submissions for the First Perinatal Research Special Interest Group Symposium of the Swiss Society for Early Childhood Research (SSECR), a conference that brings together scientists from diverse disciplines and professions in perinatal research. Authors are kindly invited to submit their suggestions for oral presentation. The language for presentations will be English.   

This year's symposium will be titled «collaborate for high quality perinatal care» and takes place on November 23th 2021.  

We are also very pleased to announce that two renowned experts have agreed to present as keynote speakers at the conference:  

Dr. Alain Gregoire | University of Southampton

Prof. Dr. Jessica Pehlke-Milde | ZHAW School of Health Professions | Institute of Midwifery  

Abstract submission deadline:    20th September 2021

Acceptance notification:              1st October 2021 

The organizing committee of the conference will review submitted abstracts. Where possible, qualifying abstracts will be assembled in thematic parallel sessions. 

Guidelines for Abstract Submission: "Challenges in perinatal care" Symposium

Submit your Abstract here:  

Date and Venue: 

Tuesday | 13.30 – 17.00 | 23th of November 2021

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik ( Schaffhauserstrasse 239, Zürich

Are you a researcher and/or clinician in Switzerland interested in the perinatal period? Are you passionate about perinatal research, and would you like to have opportunities for exchange, discussion, networking, and collaboration?

 For questions or if you haven’t contacted us yet to join the Special Interest Group, please contact: Prof. Antje Horsch: