The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer

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Starlight Home Entertainment, Jan 1, 2003 - Child rearing - 78 pages
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Pediatrician Harvey Karp presents simple and effective steps for calming a crying baby, revealing the amazing secret used for centuries by the world's top parents ... the calming reflex. He demonstrates what he calls the five S's - techniques used independently or together to help simulate the conditions in the womb. They are swaddling, side or stomach position, shushing, swinging or jiggling, and sucking.

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It was easy to read and full of good advice. - Goodreads
Annoyingly repetitive writing. - Goodreads
Worth reading, good insight on how to calm a baby - Goodreads
Good self help reference book - Goodreads
Repetitive but good advice! - Goodreads
Great pointers for to-be parents! - Goodreads

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Although it was filled with good advice, I felt like so much of it didn't apply to Clint (or Wyatt) since they both just cried when they were hungry. I think it's a great book to recommend to parents who are trying to figure out why their kids are crying. Read full review

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Must read for new parents! Read full review

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