Dr Pamela Douglas

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Dr Pamela Douglas is a GP, lactation consultant, researcher and writer who specialises in early life care www.pameladouglas.com.au

She is Medical Director of the Possums Clinic in Highgate Hill, Brisbane, where the Possums health professionals offer Skype consultations for parent-baby sleep and breastfeeding problems www.possumsonline.com

Pam and her team have developed Neuroprotective Developmental Care (‘the Possums programs’), based on the latest neuroscience, evolutionary biology, psychological attachment, and lactation research. The Gestalt approach to fit and hold in breastfeeding and the Possums Sleep Film are changing practice both in Australia and overseas. Neuroprotective Developmental Care helps families who face breastfeeding, sleep, cry-fuss problems and mental health challenges, in ways that align with their values and promote secure attachment and enjoyment.

Pam is also author of The Discontented Little Baby Book: All You Need to Know about Feeds, Sleep and Crying.