“Prenatalbonding was a key factor in creating a healthy bond between myself and my son during and after our pregnancy. It helped to create an introspective, calm stress free environment during the all-important months before birth. Every woman is unique, and carries her own emotional history into her pregnancy, so each journey is different; that said, I feel that without prenatalbonding, my son’s first experiences would have been more challenging, more stressful and therefore potentially detrimental to his development. Having just directed IN UTERO, a documentary about the longterm impact of our pre-birth experiences, I have learned that our first environment is in some ways the most influential. Therefore, I hope that more and more women will have access to prenatalbondingand other therapies that promote deeper attunement with their babies from the very beginning."