Angel of the North



Supporting parents with infant sleep, feeding and behaviour

‘Is he good normal?’: supporting parents with infant sleep, feeding and behaviour

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Venue - Lecture Theatre, New Education Centre, Peacock Hall, Royal Victoria Infirmary.

Aims and Objectives: Looking at what is normal in healthy infants’ feeding, sleep and behaviour, and how to support parents through challenges in these areas.

Teaching Methods: Presentations, questions and answer session.

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0845 — 0915 Registration and coffee

0915 — 0930 Introduction

0930 — 1030 Looking for a solution to common infant feeding problems – who do we listen to? Dr Helen Crawley, First Steps Nutrition Trust, London

1030 — 1130 Infant feeding, sleep and societal expectations. Dr Amy Brown, author of “Breastfeeding Uncovered”, Swansea University

1130 — 1145 Coffee break

1145 — 1245 What is “normal infant sleep” really and why does it matter? Professor Helen Ball, Director of Parent-Infant Sleep Lab, Department of Anthropology, Durham University and Chair, Lullaby Trust Scientific Committee.

1245 — 1345 Lunch

1345 — 1445 Crying in infancy - myths, misconceptions and medicalization. Sally Hogg, Maternal Mental Health Specialist, Surrey
1445 — 1500 Coffee break

1500 — 1600 The BNF says…… “so you can’t breastfeed when taking this drug”. Dr Wendy Jones, Author of Breastfeeding and Medication, Portsmouth


Great North Children's Hospital