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Infant sleep

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 04 May 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1104
  1. Anna Ellis (
  1. BMJ Clegg scholar

    My mother has told me once or twice that I was a “difficult baby.” As Hiscock and Wake say in this week's BMJ (p 1062), babies who don't sleep through the night can leave their mothers with postnatal depression.

    When it comes to pregnancy and parenting, magazines, television programmes, and well meaning friends and family automatically feel it their duty to tell you that you are doing it all …

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