Co-Sleeping on Trial: The Vanessa Clark Case

2020-08-21T14:11:13-04:00April 9th, 2012|

On April 5, 2012 Vanessa Clark was found guilty of child endangerment in the death of their 2-month-old son Tristan in July 2010. What did she do? She co-slept with him. There are multiple things wrong with this though and we need to look at all them to understand how flawed this outcome and entire situation is.

Five Questions with Dr. Helen Ball

2020-08-21T14:11:33-04:00April 4th, 2012|

I am pleased to share five questions with Dr. Helen L. Ball, professor of anthropology at Durham University. Her work specializes in infant sleep practices, with a side focus on breastfeeding. Here she shares her thoughts on various aspects of parenting, research, and policy.