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About the Author
PENELOPE LEACH is a research psychologist and one of the world’s leading experts in child development and upbringing. She has two children and six grandchildren and is a lifelong advocate for parents and children. Her books include Your Baby & Child; Babyhood; Children First; Childcare Today, When Parents Part and Transforming Infant Wellbeing. She is a fellow of the British Psychological Society, a founding member and trustee of AiMH UK—the UK branch of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH)—and has held honorary positions in professional organizations and charities working for families on both sides of the Atlantic.