I am a social worker and parent in Australia concerned about the western practice of a method called 'controlled crying' that is used on infants to get them to sleep. This blog talks about the use of this method and other parenting methods. Search all the information on this site to be better informed about the practice of controlled crying. For any comments or questions, my email is

Saturday, September 16, 2006

Do you have any information?

If anyone has information on controlled crying, I would love it if you could email me at the address listed above. There is a huge amount of evidence that states that controlled crying is very likely to be harmful to infants.

Many are reluctant to study controlled crying, and there are many reasons for this. If you have an interest in research methods and study design, I would also be interested in your comments.

Don't forget to read all the information listed here, to be better informed about controlled crying and other methods involving leaving a baby to cry.

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