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I’m currently participating in a series of podcast interviews with Nicky from Practical Research Parenting.  The latest podcast is part two of the Possums Sleep Intervention.  During this podcast, I discuss the new approach to parent-infant sleep that I developed working with Dr Pamela Douglas, and that is in use at the Possums Clinic. You […]

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I’m currently participating in a series of podcast interviews with Nicky from Practical Research Parenting.  The latest podcast is part one of the Possums Sleep Intervention.  During this podcast, I discuss the new approach to parent-infant sleep that I developed working with Dr Pamela Douglas, and that is in use at the Possums Clinic. You […]

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Not only do professionals, researchers and the media persist in describing particular baby behaviours as more or less ‘independent’; but they also encourage parents to think that the ‘independent’ behaviours are superior.  Parents are encouraged to waste precious time and energy making their baby ‘independent’.  So the baby who suckles to sleep sucking his thumb […]

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Parents are often made to feel guilty and ashamed of the way their children sleep (or don’t).  But the truth is: There are a variety of ways that adults, children and babies can sleep. Sleeping practices are cultural. We each have our own individual sleeping preferences, needs and patterns (e.g. children vary in how much […]

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