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.