The latest news from the Foundation

In response to The Times’ article, “Let them cry! Cold comfort teaches babies self-control”

11 March 2020

The Parent-Infant Foundation welcomes this research by Ayten Bilgin and Dieter Wolke (published on Wed 11th March, in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Link here). It adds to our understanding of parenting and early emotional development and should be reported and used responsibly. The authors of this study do not recommend “cold comfort”…

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Parent-Infant team Christmas 2019

A supercharged year

18 December 2019

A Supercharged Year The end of the year typically creates a pause for reflection on what the year has included – the highs, the lows, the ambitions for the year ahead. And this year is no exception. At the beginning of this year, we were PIP UK and a team of four. As we head…

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A Priority for Government

07 November 2019

Today, the Parent-Infant Foundation called on all political parties in the UK to commit to transforming support for children and their families in the first 1001 days of life. A new briefing document, published today ahead of the December General Election, describes how the first 1001 days of life should be a priority for the…

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