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Economic evaluation of strategies for managing crying and sleeping problems
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    Economic evaluation of strategies for managing crying and sleeping problems - Authors' response
    Dear Editor,

    In our study[1] we considered only consultations with the health visitor and GP where infant crying and sleeping problems were discussed. This does not mean that ALL consultations with the health visitor or GP for infants at this age were devoted to infant crying and sleeping problems. There may have been additional consultations where other important issues were discussed, but they were not included here...

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    Dear Editor

    This paper demonstrates deep understanding of economics but little feeling for the reality of early infancy.[1] Any paediatrician will know this is the most vulnerable time of life. Any parent will tell you how hard it can be looking after an infant in the first three months. The assumption that health visitors home visits and mothers visits to the GP “that the entire contact would be devoted to infant crying...

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