Dr. Giedrė Širvinskienė
Institution: Department of Health Psychology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. Tilzes str. 18, Kaunas LT-47181, Lithuania
Giedrė is an Associate Professor in Health Psychology Department and a Researcher in Health Research Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. She defended her doctoral thesis “Infant emotional and behavioural problems and their predictive factors” and obtained a PhD in Biomedical Sciences (Public health) at Lithuanian University of Health Science. Her research fields are infant mental health, psychological wellbeing of women during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. She is also a practicing psychologist.
Dr. Švitrigailė Grincevičienė
Švitrigailė is a Researcher at Vilnius University, specialist in obstetric/gynecology, director of Femicare.Lt. She defended her doctoral thesis “The aspects of counseling of pregnant and breastfeeding women about healthy lifestyle and rational use of medications in Lithuanian pharmacies” at Lithuanian University of Health Science. Her research fields are women health and wellbeing. She aims to include as much as possible a patient centered holistic approach into her clinical practice and research area.
Interview with G. Širvinskienė and S. Downe about Babies Born Better study: