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Dr Pamela Douglas

Dr Pamela Douglas


Dr Pamela Douglas has worked in Australian general practice since 1987, with a special interest in women’s health. She is founder of Neuroprotective Developmental Care and the charity Possums & Co., which has been transforming new parents’ lives since 2011, and is the author of over 30 international publications in the fields of crying baby, breastfeeding, and infant sleep research.

Dr Douglas is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Griffith University, and a Senior Lecturer in the Primary Care Clinical Unit at The University of Queensland.

She lives in Brisbane, Queensland, and has six adult children and stepchildren, and many grandchildren.