Adverse Childhood Experience ACEs & ABEs (Babyhood)

More people are becoming aware of the link between our early life experiences and our emotional health, as well as our physical health. But many people are still unaware just how much our time in utero, our birth and the first 6 years of our life affect who we are.

So what are ACE’s?

A growing body of research is revealing the long-term impacts that experiences and events during childhood have on individuals’ life chances. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) such as abuse, neglect and dysfunctional home environments have been shown to be associated with the development of a wide range of harmful behaviours including smoking, harmful alcohol use, drug use, risky sexual behaviour, violence and crime. They are also linked to diseases such as diabetes, mental illness, cancer and cardiovascular disease, and ultimately to premature mortality.

During this video you will learn

  • What are ACE’s and how did this study come about
  • How our early life experiences can lead to
    • Addictions such as smoking, alcohol, drug abuse
    • Promiscuity
    • Sever obesity
    • Ill health
    • Depression
    • Heart disease
    • Cancer
    • Chronic lung disease
    • Stroke
    • Diabetes
    • Mental illness
    • Suicide
  • Why is it so important to know your ACE score
  • The Impact of Exposure to ACE’s
  • Interview with Dr Robert Scaer covering ACE’s, birth related ACES and why women are more prone to autoimmune disorders
  • Take the ACE test for yourself (download the workbook below)
  • The missing questions they should have asked in the study
  • Adverse Babyhood Experiences – Prenatal, Perinatal and Early Infancy
  • Take the ABE Test
  • Resilient Children and why this can counter acts the effect of trauma



ACE, ABE and Resilience Test
Adverse Childhood Experience Workbook

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