‘Let them Cry’ –  link to Paper and response information:-


‘Parental use of ‘cry it out’ in infants: no adverse effects on attachment and behavioural development at 18 months’ – Ayten Bilgin,1 and Dieter Wolke, 1 Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry. Click here to read this paper


Click here to view the The Times precis dated 11 March 2020, suggesting that ‘letting babies cry’ can teach them self-control; this has caused much concern among professionals and confusion with parents.

AIMH (UK) has responded with our Position Statement – click here to view.