28 May 2016

Controlled crying - does it work?

From This Way Up, 12:20 pm on 28 May 2016

'Controlled crying' - the method tried by many parents of leaving babies to cry themselves to sleep, is a safe and effective way to get babies to sleep well.

That's according to Dr Michael Gradisar of Flinders University in Adelaide, who says that parents shouldn't feel guilty about trying it out either, as it doesn't seem to be stressing babies out.

Sleep guidelines from the Child and Adolescent Sleep Clinic at Flinders University.

Controlled Crying?

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