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The Discontented Little Baby Book (revised edition)

A fully updated edition of this essential guide for expecting and new parents with babies.

(Trade paperback)
Available. Dispatched 2-3 business days

A revolutionary new approach to caring for your baby's needs from a respected Australian GP.

Did you know there are things that you can do to help your baby cry and fuss less? Did you know that many parents experience unnecessary disruptions to their sleep at night? Are you longing for a less exhausting, deeper connection with your little one?

The first months after a baby’s arrival can be exhausting, and attempts at quick fixes are often part of the problem. Some popular approaches accidentally interfere with a healthy night’s sleep, but we can change these. And there are many ways to help your baby cry less.

The Discontented Little Baby Book gives you practical and evidence-based strategies for helping you and your baby get more in sync, and more sleep. Dr Pamela Douglas offers a path that protects your baby’s brain development so that your little one can reach their full potential. Amidst life’s extraordinary challenges, Dr Pamela Douglas shares practical strategies not only for cherishing your baby but also for nurturing your own rest and vitality.

With real-life stories from other parents, advice on dealing with feelings of anxiety and depression, and answers to your questions about sleep, development, reflux, allergies and tongue-tie, The Discontented Little Baby Book is a compassionate revolution in baby care.

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.