How to combat short-term memory loss due to interrupted sleep?
Hold on to your Kids is more a book written by educated people, but it does mention and cite research. It is definitely the most textbook like book about parenthood that I own (it is uncomparable to for example the Sears parenting books), but the author does have an opinion, based on his clinical practice. I can only find Dutch references to Dr de Jonge’s work, so I am afraid that that’s not that helpful. The daycare/SIDS link was big news here last week but I could not find much more than this newswire message in Dutch. It did state that children in daycare (in our country, of course) are more likely to have higher educated non smoking parents, and to sleep on their back and not under a comforter, so the increased SIDS is not because of these factors. The Wikipedia article about De Jonge says that he made the recommendation that babies sleep on their backs and got a lot of criticism at