Why is it getting more and more complicated to get a baby to sleep? How many practices and how many experts need to “enter” our home to give an opinion? Psychoanalyst Meropi Michaleli helps us explore the (very) inner processes of the night.
In recent years, we’ve seen new parents cross swords over various controversial parenting topics, such as nighttime sleep. The practice of harvesting, unknown to us children of older decades who have now become parents, was often presented as a best practice for children’s emotional resilience. But is it so?
The psychoanalyst Meropi Michaleli, founder of the Institute for the Promotion of Mental Health in Pregnancy and the First Years of Life KOITIDA, argues that the problems of sleep disorders in today’s children have to a large extent also to do with the inability of mothers not to sleep.