The Parental Brain 2.0 Summit

March 12th-16th

A free online event to help you transform your clients into the parents they want to be

During this 4-day groundbreaking event, you will discover:

How setting an ideal birth, labor and postpartum environment sets the foundations for a thriving parental brain.

How birth trauma and early imprints influence parenting and development, and what to do about it.

How mindfulness during pregnancy promotes attachment.

How a parent's empathy shapes a child's brain.

How nutrition and pelvic floor health play a critical role in postpartum well-being.

How attuned touch is essential to neurodevelopment

How to nurture the parent brain and promote easy practices for parental thriving.

And much more!

Whether you are a psychologist, midwife, doula, childbirth educator, infant sleep consultant,  parenting coach, or work supporting parents in any capacity, you play an important role in their transformational journey. I know that you are here because you are passionate about it!




20+ experts over 4 days will give you tools and practices to unlock the potential in parents

Meet Your Host

Dr. Rocio Zunini, PhD

Hello everyone! I am Rocío, a brain science lover and mother of two!

Just like babies´ brains develop at an astonishing rate, so does the parental brain, growing, evolving and adapting to the beautiful and challenging experience of parenthood.

I created this summit to give you the knowledge and tools that will help you create a thriving environment for the parents you support so that they can reach their goals and you can deepen your sense of purpose in the valuable service you provide.

The Details


The Parental Brain 2.0 Summit will run from March 12th to 15th with a variety of talks to choose from each day.


Online, you can tune into the summit from anywhere with Internet access.


Talks will be about 30-40 minutes in length. The talks will be available for 24 hours but if you need more time they yours to keep in an exclusive All Access Pass with tons of valuable bonuses.


You’ll also have access to a private Facebook group for the summit where we’ll be partying it up before the summit starts and working together to help parents thrive once it kicks off.

For professionals supporting parents

This is an annual summit focused on what we know about pregnancy, birth, postpartum and parenthood and how all this knowledge and practices interweave with parental brain science. Every presentation is focused on some aspect that is important in the transition to parenthood, and how to apply it to your practice.

The Speakers

Now for the part you’ve been waiting for. Here are the amazing speakers you’ll hear from at the Parental Brain 2.0 Summit.

Day 1: Protecting Pregnancy and Birth

Tracy Donegan


Top 10 tips for a Positive Unmedicated Hospital Birth

Dr. Annie Brook

Somatic Author and Educator

Accessing Infant Memory for Trauma Recovery in Adults, Children, and Infants

Dr. Antonella Sansone

Integrative Clinical & Health Psychologist, Author and Mindfulness Facilitator

The Art and Science of Mindful Parenting Beginning Before Birth

Alexandra Heath

Clinical Hypnotherapist, Founder & Director of TBR College

Supporting Parents in the Aftermath of Birth Trauma

Dr. Tara Blasco

Director of the BEBA clinic

Early Imprints: How our experiences of conception and birth influence the rest of our lives

Day 2: Creating the Ideal Environment for Transformation

Christine Devlin Eck

Co-Creator and Director of the Center for Sacred Window Studies

Making Postpartum Sacred: An initiation into conscious living and parenting

Tami Lynn Kent

Women’s Health Physical Therapist

Walking the Wild Feminine Landscape in Matrescence

Maranda Bower

Postpartum Nutrition Specialist

Postpartum Nutrition: Thriving in motherhood 

Christianna Deichmann

Education Director at the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health

The Four Foundations of Birth Psychology: An exploration of body-mind-spirit parenting

Lynn Schulte

Physical Therapist

Common Postpartum Pelvic Patterns

Day 3: Navigating Challenges to Create Change

Dr. Sophie Brock

Motherhood Studies Sociologist

Beneath the Surface: Mapping and breaking the anger-guilt trap in motherhood

Dr. Nastassia Harris

Executive Director at Perinatal Health Equity Initiative

Getting to the Heart of Black Maternal Health Crisis: A closer look at preeclampsia

Kaitlin McGreyes

Doula and Founder of BeHerVillage

How Perinatal Professionals Can Navigate the World of Baby Registries

Dr. Nour Zaki

Assistant Professor of Psychology, American University in Cairo (AUC)

A New Beginning: Attachment research in the Arab world

Quanisha McGruder

Full Spectrum Doula, Doula Trainer and Educator

Building Stronger Communities: Why your role as a community professional is important

Day 4: Nurturing the Infant and Parental Brain

Dr. Aline LaPierre

Founder and Director of the Neuroaffective Touch Institute

Nourishing Babies with the Practice of Attuned Touch

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Dr. Greer Kirshenbaum

Neuroscientist, Doula and Author

How to Coach Parents to Grow Emotional Intelligence

Gayle Berry

Nurture Expert

The Nature Of Babies

Kiva Schuler

Founder & CEO of the Jai Institute for Parenting

 Into the Mind of our Child: The science of empathy

Katie Connolly

Somatic Parenting Coach

Thriving Parenthood: A journey to sustainable self-care for joyful families

Art Yuen

Executive Director at Nurturings 

The Science Behind the Eight Principles of Parenting

Bonus Day!!!

Day 5 Retreat: Self-care for Professionals

Dena Tibsherany

Motherhood Therapist, Coach, & Podcast Host

 Harmony Within: Stimulating the vagus nerve for equilibrium and empowerment

Briar Culbert

Registered Psychotherapist, Yoga and Meditation Teacher

Somatic Practices for the Empathic Practitioner

Ria Keller

BodyMind Maturation Coach, Postpartum Doula

 BodyMind Meditation & Drum Journey on the Theme of the Earth Element

Brenda Hardy


Yin Yoga: Heart focused practice

As you can see by that incredible lineup, you are *not* going to want to miss this event!

You will come away with:

  • Deep and meaningful understanding of what parents and babies need to thrive.
  • Effective practices to build parental resiliency and flourishing.
  • A renewed sense of purpose in your role as the catalyst for parents to reach their potential.
  • Meaningful connections with an engaging community that desires to change the world for the better, starting from the root: parents and their babies.

Do not miss this incredible opportunity to update your knowledge and practice!

Here is what attendees had to say last year!



It is for any professional that works with parents and their babies (ideal age 0-3). You will benefit from the summit if you are a midwife, childbirth education worker, doula, pediatrician, nurse, psychologist, parenting coach, lactation consultant, infant sleep consultant, facilitator of women´s circles or matrescence educator. 

The main portion of the summit runs from March 12th to March 15th. We’ll kick off on March 11th with an opening call and the Facebook community will be available right when you get your ticket!

Each video will be available for 24 hours. However, you can grab the All Access Pass to get ongoing access to all of the videos, workshop recordings, and bonuses.

The speakers that contributed to the courses, e-books, guides, etc in the resource vault of the All Access Pass will get your email address when you sign up for their bonus.

To avoid tech glitches, save my sanity, and keep things easy for the speakers, the presentations are pre-recorded and will be released at the scheduled time. 

There will be live sessions on each day with me and the recordings will be available in the Facebook group

All of our speakers for this summit have been hand-picked and our slots are currently full. However, we’re open to additional affiliates or potential speakers for next year’s summit. If you’re interested in affiliate details or being considered for The Parental Brain 3.0 Summit in 2025, email us connect@newbornparents.net

There are closed captions available with all pre-recorded videos, both in the free event and the all access pass.

No problem! Shoot an email over to connect@newbornparents.net, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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