Take Charge of Your Child's Sleep: The All-in-One Resource for Solving Sleep Problems in Kids and Teens

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Da Capo Press, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 274 pages
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Over 25 percent of all children?not just infants, but adolescents and high school students as well?experience various forms of sleep problems, from short-term difficulties with falling asleep and nightwalkings to long-term problems of sleep apnea and narcolepsy. Give Your Child a Good Night's Sleep is the first book to provide parents of older children with a comprehensive, accessible resource for understanding and solving their child's sleep problems. Written by two of the country's foremost experts in pediatric sleep problems, Owens and Mindell explain the developmental importance of sleep at all ages, cover all of the common sleep issues parents may encounter, and offer age-specific recommendations for each problem discussed. Give Your Child a Good Night's Sleep is the essential, all-in-one resource for parents seeking to recognize, evaluate, prevent, and manage their school-aged children's sleep problems.
  

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User Review  - Lorna - Goodreads

Good resource with many good ideas. We're trying a few of them now. Particularly realizing that my daughter may not need as much sleep as I think and that she needs to read before bed and do other quiet bedtime activities in a chair instead. That way, the bed is ONLY for sleeping. Read full review

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User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

Got a few helpful tidbits from this. A lot of it focusses on bedtime routines and not letting your child sleep with you at night. I had most of that pretty well established so it didn't help me much. We have other issues Read full review

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Contents

The Top Ten Reasons Why a Good Nights Sleep Is Important
7
Whats Normal and Whats Not
19
Ten Steps and a few additional suggestions to a Good Nights Sleep
61
Bedtime Problems
87
Sleepwalking and Sleep Terrors
137
Narcolepsy 795
195
Sleep Problems in Children with Medical Emotional
237
Resources for Families
255
Acknowledgments
261
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About the author (2005)

Judith Owens, Ph.D., a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, has been the Director of the Pediatric Sleep Disorders Clinic at Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, RI, for the last 10 years and is one of the premier authorities on pediatric sleep problems. She is also Director of the Learning, Attention, and Behavior Program at Hasbro and a nationally recognized authority on ADHD. The chair of the pediatric section of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and a faculty member at Brown Medical School, Owens lives with her family in Providence, RI.

Jodi Mindell, M.D., M.P.H., is a leading authority on clinical sleep disorders in children and the Associate Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She is also on the Advisory Board of Johnson & Johnson, the Board of Advisors of Parents magazine, and on the Medical Advisory Board of BabyCenter.com. Mindell lives with her family in Philadelphia, PA.

Owens and Mindell have collectively appeared on over 200 TV and radio shows discussing children's and adolescents' sleep issues, including The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, CNN, and MSNBC. They are both frequently quoted in a wide array of publications, such as Parents, Child, Parenting, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, and Newsweek magazines and the New York Times, Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune.

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