I know that she is trying to work closely with SIDS&KIDS, she attends a lot of seminars and has support from families within Australia that have lost babies to SIDS who firmly believe that had their babies been provided with a different / safer sleeping environment and were warm enough to have slept on their back, that the outcome for their babies may have been different. I agree her bedding concept possibly still needs improving / tweaking / researching a little more, but we are learning new information all the time and I firmly believe there is some method to her madness.
I was also fully prepared to do gentle versions of CC to have my DS weened from his one night feed as my gut told me he just didn't need it. In the very short term feeding him fixed the problem because it warmed him up enough to go back to sleep but this is of no benefit to any of my family in the longer term and in the end I didn't 'need' to leave my baby cry, yet, I reaped the rewards of having baby that stopped waking in the night. This is where I think TH is onto something, like VP is trying to get across, get it all right from the start and you are providing your baby with all his needs before he has the need to cry out for them. TH provides parents with a multitude of solutions to a multitude of problems, instead of just saying to inexperienced parents, here you have two choices if your baby wakes in the night, you can either leave your baby to cry or don't worry its totally normal for your baby to wake for a feed at 6mths so feed your baby if he/she wakes and deal with the with sleep debt, she is addressing a lot of other possible causes / solutions. Now, before anyone jumps down my throat, I am in NO WAY saying that some babies do not wake because they need feeding, comfort, thirst etc as I believe that some do, but.... that it is beneficial to take a step back and look at the bigger picture.
I am yet to hear from one parent within my circle of mummy friends who's said "hey, you know 'x' I'm really regretful that you made that suggestion to add another blanket or bodysuit to my baby and have him sleep through that same night... it was really traumatic for everyone involved'. And, if didn't work, nothing gained, nothing lost. I have also read a lot of evidence on her forum from people who have made simple changes like removing custard from their babies diet as per her suggestion, baby in turn sleeps through because they had an intolerance. Others have changed back to stage 1 formula because follow on formula was harder to digest and harder for baby to sleep, change formula, baby sleeps through... and so on and so on.
I think this is probably a very common occurance in a lot of households and these things are simple and easy to address. So, I just detest the notion that there is no substance, no value and no good intentions in what she is trying to achieve, amongst some of her more quirky ideas, there are some good ones and I have not seen any other "baby whisperer' present these to parents in the format that she does.