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March 19th, 2016 | Blog Latest News

That’s right, The Babysleep Doctor’s new book, Your Baby Manual for Optimal Sleep, Feeding and Growth in Babies and Children, is available now. Download the Introduction Chapter for free. From the renowned Babysleep Doctor (aka Dr Brian Symon, MD, FRACGP, MB BS, DipRANZCOG, BSc) comes his second book, Your Baby […]

March 11th, 2016 | Blog Latest News | Tags:

The Babysleep Doctor, Dr Brian Symon MD, MBBS, in conjunction with Dr Georgina Crichton, PhD, has been published in the Singapore Medical Journal on their findings from research into sleep intervention to improve material emotional well-being and infant sleep.

October 22nd, 2015 | Blog

Our extended family has a new baby in the USA and his mum sent me this link: http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/10/15/what-parents-can-gain-from-learning-the-science-of-talking-to-kids/ I can’t exaggerate about how important this article is. The basic message is that talking to babies is important; there is a clear connection between talking to your baby and their later […]

October 9th, 2015 | Blog

The Babysleep Doctor’s infant sleep research and methodology will be outlined in GP Matters over several articles. You can download the October 2015 issue, in which the first part of the series appears.

October 9th, 2015 | Blog

Today I was reading on weight gain and weight control. As you know there is much concern about obesity in our culture. One of our research projects looked into the weight and BMI (body mass index) of children from infants up to the age of 10 years whom I had […]

August 11th, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

I’m delighted that my new book, Your Baby Manual, For Optimal Sleep, Feeding and Growth in Babies and Children, will soon be hitting the stores (you’ll be able to buy it soon on my website). Its imminent release has caused me to reflect on what has changed and what has stayed the same in the world of parenting over the past couple of decades.

August 9th, 2015 | Latest News | Tags:

Attention all husbands, sisters, brothers, mothers, in-laws and friends! Give your loved one the gift of silent nights with an online consultation with The Babysleep Doctor. What better a gift than a healthy, sleeping child and a flourishing family?

July 2nd, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

Parents have been requesting information on toilet training from me for many years. This is my first written comment about this topic. My interest in writing has been stimulated by the progress of our son in partially toilet training his own son who is about to turn 10 months. Cultural […]

June 23rd, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

Let’s dispel some urban myths. The purpose of this blog is to a) set out the key points from my talk and b) to state (again) what advice I give parents on breastfeeding and other matters.

June 23rd, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

This blog responds to a concern expressed on our Facebook Page in relation to starting solids.