Focus on Breastfeeding, Sleep & Routines
IN THIS ISSUE:
Author: Bruce Perry
Description: From neuroscience to policy, program and practice : Why we are failing to act on overwhelming evidence that the earlier we nurture children’s minds and hearts, the better lives they will lead as adults.
Description writer: Bruce Perry, Senior Fellow at the Child Trauma Academy, Chicago,
Annette Jackson of the Berry Street Childhood Institute, Victoria, Australia
Author: Alanna E.F. Rudzik
Description: Our evolutionary legacy impacts infant biological expectations for proximity to caregivers, feeding and sleep Cultural assumptions can shape parental beliefs and practices about infant feeding and sleep. Solid evidence related to infant sleep duration and night-waking.
Description writer: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, State University of New York College at Oneonta
Author: Angela D. Staples, Leah LaLonde
Description: The role of bedtime routines. We review two behavioral interventions that have been shown to be effective for addressing parent concerns about bedtime resistance and reducing nighttime awakenings.
Description writer: Angela D. Staples, Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University
Leah LaLonde, Doctoral Fellow, Eastern Michigan University
Author: Sally Hogg
Description: Mums and Babies in Mind (MABIM) was a three year project to support local Leaders in the UK to improve perinatal mental health services.
Description writer: Consultant working in Children’s Services and Strategic Lead for the ‘Mums and Babies in Mind’ project, U
Author: Monika Celebi, Faye Cox, Chantelle Hinds, Celia Suppiah, Debbie Taylor
Description: Eight peer supporters were trained in Video Interaction Guidance (VIG). The theory behind VIG is explained and its implementation. Case studies are used as illustrations
Description writer: Monika Celebi, Video Interaction GUIDER, TRAINER AND SUPERVISOR Faye Cox, Parents1st Data and Office Administrator Chantelle Hinds, Parents1st Peer Support Worker Celia Suppiah, Chief Executive Officer - founder of Parents1st Debbie Taylor, Parents1st Peer Support Worke
Author: Pamela Douglas
Description: The Possums Sleep Program aims to support cued infant-care, minimise night waking, and optimise both enjoyment of the baby and developmental outcomes.
Description writer: Medical Director, Possums Education, Brisbane, Australia
Document title: Tresillian Family Care Centres 100 years of service for New South Wales families
Author: Cathrine Fowler, Marie Dickinson, Nicola Brown
Description: The Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies (known as Tresillian) has provided 100 years of service to New South Wales families and their birth-to-five year old children.
Description writer: Cathrine Fowler, Tresillian Chair in Family Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Marie Dickinson, Tresillian Family Care Centres Nicola Brown, Tresillian Family Care Centres
Author: Vicki Sigston
Description: Teaching Activity to prepare parents for the realities of the immediate postnatal period and the challenges those days and weeks might present.
Description writer: NCT Antenatal Practitioner and Breastfeeding Counsellor, UK