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Show Notes: A Sensible Sleep Solution with Associate Professor Sarah Blunden Part 1
This is the first of a 3-part interview with Associate Professor Sarah Blunden. In this first one we discuss Sarah’s research and practice career with a particular focus on a gradual sleep solution that she developed. Originally called the Gradual Withdrawal Method, now the Sensible Sleep Solution, or more broadly, a Cue-Based Sleep Solution (CUBS).
Associate Professor Sarah Blunden’s:
- Parenting resources and links to all affiliations: http://sleepeducation.net.au
- Sensible Sleep Solution book for 0-1 year olds: http://www.sensiblesleepsolution.com/
- Information on Toddler sleep and the Boss of my Sleep Book: http://www.snoozeforkids.com/
- Appleton Institute, CQ University, South Australia: https://www.cqu.edu.au/research/organisations/appleton-institute
More information on the Gradual Withdrawal, Sensible Sleep Solution, or Cue-Based Sleep Solutions:
- Professor Sarah Blunden’s InPsych article: https://www.psychology.org.au/inpsych/2014/april/blunden/
- My previous post: https://www.practicalresearchparenting.com/2014/10/04/sleep-training-gradual-withdrawal-method/
This Podcast Series with Associate Professor Sarah Blunden
The current episode PRP007 talking about the research behind the sensible sleep solution.
PRP008 talking about sensible sleep solutions for 0-3 year olds, and the book “The Sensible Sleep Solution”
PRP009 talking about sensible sleep solutions for 3-8 year olds, and the book “The Boss of My Sleep Book”
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Blunden, S. (2011). Behavioural treatments to encourage solo sleeping in pre-school children: An alternative to controlled crying. Journal of Child Health Care, 15(2), 107-117.
Blunden, S. L., Thompson, K. R., & Dawson, D. (2011). Behavioural sleep treatments and night time crying in infants: Challenging the status quo. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 15(5), 327-334.