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Anthropology's Seminar Series

Dr. James J. McKenna, Ph.D

One of the world’s leading authorities on safe, healthy, infant sleep in relationship to breastfeeding, cosleeping and reducing  SIDS and Sudden Unexpected Infant deaths.

Director, Mother-Baby behavioral Sleep Laboratory

 Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame

Title: "Why Infants Should Never Sleep Alone:  Evolutionary, Cultural and Developmental Perspectives"

February 15, 3:30 pm
St. Clare Room
Library and Learning Commons

Dr. McKenna will address what every parent wants and needs know:

What is “safe, normal healthy infant sleep”? Why babies are not supposed to “sleep through the night”. What is the critical role that breastfeeding plays in healthy  development.

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