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Advice on what to do if you baby just won't sleep.

March 19th, 2016

Episode 527 of 722 episodes

Should all parents follow a sleep routine to help get their baby to sleep? We discuss what, if anything, works best with parenting expert Sarah Ockwell-Smith and Lynne Murray, Professor in Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Reading. Sex Educator Emily Nagoski on why she believes there's no such thing as a sex drive. We discuss the techniques and work of the Queen of Tie Die Marian Clayden with curator and textile historian Mary Schoeser 1.3 million older people in the UK suffer from malnutrition. We hear from on a carer Kathryn about her struggles to get her elderly mother to eat, and Lesley Carter of the Malnutrition Task Force. Sophie Sabbage tells us how she's chosen to deal with a diagnosis of incurable lung cancer and why her book The Cancer Whisperer is part memoir and part self help book. Plus Jane visits Styal Prison to see how things have changed following since a Review into o vulnerable women in the criminal justice system, speaking to the prison governor Mahala McGuffie and prisoner's Teresa and Marie . And who were the women involved in Ireland's Easter Uprising 100 years ago. What impact have they had on Women's place in the politics of Ireland. Presented by Jenny Murray Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed Editor: Beverley Purcell.