Kiri spent many frustrating hours trying to get her baby into a sleep routine. When it didn't work for her or her baby, she found Possums, and everything changed.
Looking for help with your baby or toddler's sleep that is not sleep training? You're not alone. Increasing numbers of parents are opting for evidence-based approaches.
Thanks for everyone who has submitted entries for the Possums Baby Sleep Stories Competition. Here are our first entries!
As a first-time mother, Kaitlyn was receiving all different kinds of advice about baby sleep. Strict routines did not feel quite right, so she tried something else.
‘How did you do that?!’ Read this gorgeous story by Debbie Spink about how she used sensory stimulation to magically calm her 15 month old grand niece.
Could it be that parents are receiving advice about their babies’ sleep which worsens sleep distress for the whole family? Dr Pam Douglas reviews the evidence.
Sleep training can make life much harder for both mother and baby, according to Dr Pam Douglas who is using the latest neuroscience findings to re-educate families on baby’s sleep.
Thanks to Possums and the Brisbane South PHN, 28 parents in the Redlands Region gained invaluable skills on baby sleep, breastfeeding, and staying connected.
What do the best sleepers do to get to sleep? Nothing – they just lie down and off they go. So what do us tired new parents who can’t get to sleep do?
Headlines claiming that it's OK to let babies cry themselves to sleep are making life harder for parents struggling with baby sleep, writes Dr Pam Douglas.
Babies experience two kinds of hungers: the hunger for milk, and the hunger for sensory experience. Dr Pam explains why sensoral nourishment is vital to babies' neuronal pathways.
The Possums Conference featuring leading international, national and local speakers will be held online in October 2020.
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The Possums Clinic Online
The Possums Clinic has gone online and is now offering online consultations in addition to Face-to-Face.
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