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Department of Anthropology: Parent-Infant Sleep Lab

Conference 2018

'Coping with Infant Sleep'

In 2018 we will host an exciting line up of local and international speakers, including Dr Pam Douglas, medical director of the Possums Clinic, Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland, and author of The Discontented Little Baby Book. Other speakers include Professor Helen Ball, Dr Cecilia Tomori & Dr Charlotte Russell of Durham University & Consultant Paediatrician Dr Vicky Thomas of Great North Children's Hospital.

The conference will address issues of contemporary interest to professionals and volunteers who work with and support parents, babies and new families, including new strategies for supporting parents with infant sleep in the first year; novel interventions around cosleeping safety; parental responses to education campaigns; factors influencing family sleep arrangements; and sleep patterns in breast & formula fed babies.

Conference 2018