• Pregnancy

    1. Deave T, Johnson D and Ingram J. Transition to parenthood: the needs of parents in pregnancy and early parenthood. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2008 8:30

    2. Pitts A, Faucher MA, Spencer R. Incorporating breastfeeding education in prenatal care. Breastfeeding Med. 2015 March, 10(2), 118-23


    1. Tohotoa J, Maycock B, Hauck YL,Howat P, Burns S and Binns CW. Dads make a difference: an exploratory study of paternal support for breastfeeding in Perth, Western Australia International Breastfeeding Journal20094:15DOI: 10.1186/1746-4358-4-15

    2. Leurer MD, Misskey E. Be positive as well as realistic: a qualitative description analysis of information gaps experienced by breastfeeding mothers. International Breastfeeding Journal201510:10 DOI: 10.1186/s13006-015-0036-7


    1. Birch LL, Fisher JO. Development of Eating Behaviors Among Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics March 1998, VOLUME 101 / ISSUE Supplement 2

    2. Galloway AT, Fiorito LM, Francis LA, Birch LL. ‘Finish your soup’: counterproductive effects of pressuring children to eat on intake and affect. Appetite. 2006;46:318-323.


    1. McKenna J, Ball HL, Gettler LT. Mother–infant cosleeping, breastfeeding and sudden infant death syndrome: What biological anthropology has discovered about normal infant sleep and pediatric sleep medicine. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., 133-161. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.20736

    2. Fagioli I, Salzarulo P.Sleep states development in the first year of life assessed through 24-h recordings.Early Hum Dev. 1982 Apr;6(2):215-28.

    Growth & Development

    1. Abbott AL, Bartlett DJ. Infant motor development and equipment use in the home. Child: Care Health & Development. 2001; 27: 295–306.

    2. American Physical Therapy Association. Lack of time on tummy shown to hinder achievement of developmental milestones, say physical therapists. News Release. 2008; August 6, 2008.

    3. Bartlett DJ, Kneale Fanning JE. Relationships of equipment use and play positions to motor development at eight months corrected age of infants born preterm. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2003; 15: 8–15.

    4. Berger SE, Nuzzo K. Older siblings influence younger siblings’ motor development. Infant & Child Development. 2008; 17(6): 607-615.

    5. Davis BE, Moon RY, Sachs HC, Ottolini MC . Effects of sleep position on infant motor development. Pediatrics. 1998; 102(5): 1135-1140.

    6. Hotelling BA. Tools for teaching – newborn capabilities: parent teaching is a necessity. The Journal of Perinatal Education. 2004; 13(4): 43-49.

    7. Jantz JW, Blosser CD, Fruechuting LA. A motor milestone change noted with a change in sleep position. Archive of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 1997; 151: 565-568.

    8. Majnemer A, Barr RG. Association between sleep position and early motor development. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2006; 149: 623-29.

    9. Monson RM, Deitz J, Kartin D. The relationship between awake positioning and motor performance among infants who slept supine. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2003; 15: 196–203.

    10. Msall ME. Measuring outcomes after extreme prematurity with the Bayley-III Scales of infant and toddler development: a cautionary tale from Australia. Archive of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2010; 164(4): 391-393.

    11. Pin T, Eldridge B and Galea MP. A review of the effects of sleep position, play position and equipment use on motor development of infants. Development Medicine and Child Neurology. 2007; 49: 858-867.

    Behavior & Tantrums

    1. Giesbrecht G.F., Miller M.R. ,Müller U. (2010). The anger–distress model of temper tantrums: associations with emotional reactivity and emotional competence. Infant and Child Development, 19: 478-497. DOI: 10.1002/ICD.677

    2. Perry J. Communicating with toddlers in hospital. Paediatric Nursing 1994 6: 5 , 14 -16

    Play & Learn

    General Impact of Music Therapy for Premature Infants

    1. Haslbeck F. Music Therapy with preterm infants – Theoretical approach and first practical experience. Music Therapy Today, 2004;5(4): 1-16.

    2. Haslbeck F. Research strategies to achieve a deeper understanding of active music therapy in neonatal care. Music and Medicine. 2012; 4(4): 205–214.

    Baby Products

    1. Engelbert RHH, Empelen RV, Scheurer ND, Helders PJM, Nieuwenhuizen OV. Influence of infant-walkers on motor development: Mimicking spastic diplegia? European Journal of Paediatric NeurologyVolume 3, Issue 6, 1999, Pages 273-275.

    2. Anisfeld E, Casper V, Nozyce M, Cunningham N. Does infant carrying promote attachment? An experimental study of the effects of increased physical contact on the development of attachment. Child Dev. 1990 Oct;61(5):1617-27.