Dr Henrik Norholt PHD

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Please give a warm welcome to Dr. Henrik Norholt, PHD.


Henrik Norholt, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer, Ergobaby Inc.

Dr. Norholt’s primary research focus is the effects of extended parent-infant contact. He is engaged in developing research into novel parent-infant interventions through his international network of researchers and clinicians within psychology, pediatrics, orthopedics, obstetrics, breastfeeding medicine, health visiting and midwifery. Outcomes for the research include attachment and long-term parental and child physiological and psychological health. The research spans a wide range of scientific topics, including amongst others child and adult brain and hormonal adaptation, attachment theory, perinatal stress and resilience processes, child socio-emotional regulation and pediatric orthopedics.

He is a frequent lecturer and external academic thesis supervisor at various early years practitioners’ universities, colleges, association meetings and international conferences. He is a member of The World Association of Infant Mental Health, The Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health and The Society of Emotion and Attachment Studies. He holds a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Science at Copenhagen University and is a resident of Copenhagen, Denmark.