Below are some links & book titles you may find useful:


- Frederick Leboyer (1976)  'Loving Hands', Collins

- van de Rijt (2013) Wonder Years

- Vimala McClure (2001) 'Infant Massage', Souvenir Press

- Dr Harvey Karp 'Baby Bliss'  (2002) (The 5 S's - swaddling, sucking, shushing, side/stomach, swaying)

- Margot Sunderland (2007) 'What every parent needs to know - the remarkable effects of love, nurture and play on your child's development'

- Naomi Stadlen (2004) 'What Mothers Do - Especially when it looks like nothing'

& 'How Mothers Love' by the same author

IAIM info:

 Crying - info re soothing your baby

  • (provides information about normal sleep for parents & health professionals, based upon the latest UK and worldwide research. ISIS is a collaboration between Durham University Parent-Infant Sleep Lab, La Leche League, NCT and UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative).
    A very good site, easy to read and backed up by tonnes of sound evidence based and unbiased research.
  • (Cry-sis, a national charity) offers
    support for families with excessively crying, sleepless and demanding babies)