Laura Uplinger is a student and educator in the field of conscious conception, pregnancy, labor and breastfeeding. She is a proponent of the powerful influence a mother’s inner life has on the formation of her baby during pregnancy and the breastfeeding months. From 1988 to 1999, she served on APPPAH’s Board of Directors and is currently the vice-president of the Brazilian Association for Prenatal Education and, together with Carla Machado, she coordinates an 18-month training program. She volunteers at a Gestational Center funded by the local City Hall and dedicated essentially to the well-being of pregnant women.