Controlled Crying - Good or Bad?

14m of CPD
Michele Meehan
20 July 2016

The practice of controlled crying has long been a hotly-debated issue amongst parents and health professionals alike. But what does the evidence say? Does this contentious parenting technique actually cause long-term harm to infants? Join Michele Meehan for this fascinating look into infant self-regulation, and make up your mind on whether this technique should be used or not.


Michele Meehan


Michele Meehan is a Maternal and Child Health Nurse currently working in her private practice, 'Parenting Matters', and lecturing on child health topics. Prior to this, she worked for 30years at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, as a Clinical Nurse Consultant. Michele holds a Master’s Degree in Health Science - Parent and Infant Mental Health, and wrote her minor thesis on the topic of 'Infant food refusal'. Her qualifications also include midwifery, community health nursing, health education and counselling and psychotherapy.


Ruth Fisher20 Apr 2018
Interesting topic

Maree Findlay16 Apr 2018
Very good

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