Controlled crying causes no harm: study

Controlled crying doesn’t cause infants any long-term psychological damage, an Australian study on the controversial topic suggests.

The first long-term follow-up of a randomised trial in Melbourne found no evidence of harm among children whose parents had taken a controlled approach to night-time crying.

Nor did these techniques appear to weaken the bond between parent and child, according to the study, which included 225 children

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