Presentation Information

Diana West

Sleep Training: History, Research, and Outcomes

  • Speaker: Diana West , BA, IBCLC
  • Presentation Type:
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 Nursing CEU, 1 CME, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU

Parents hear confusing recommendations about sleep training and "crying-it-out." This presentation provides a discussion of the history underlying infant sleep training methods, their effects on feeding, and research findings on psychological and physiological outcomes. Gentle alternative methods are offered.