The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night : Foreword by William Sears, M.D.: Foreword by William Sears, M.D.

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Mcgraw-hill, Mar 28, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 208 pages
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A breakthrough approach for a good night's sleep--with no tears

There are two schools of thought for encouraging babies to sleep through the night: the hotly debated Ferber technique of letting the baby "cry it out," or the grin-and-bear-it solution of getting up from dusk to dawn as often as necessary. If you don't believe in letting your baby cry it out, but desperately want to sleep, there is now a third option, presented in Elizabeth Pantley's sanity-saving book The No-Cry Sleep Solution.

Pantley's successful solution has been tested and proven effective by scores of mothers and their babies from across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Based on her research, Pantley's guide provides you with effective strategies to overcoming naptime and nighttime problems. The No-Cry Sleep Solution offers clearly explained, step-by-step ideas that steer your little ones toward a good night's sleep--all with no crying.

Tips from The No-Cry Sleep Solution:

  • Uncover the stumbling blocks that prevent baby from sleeping through the night
  • Determine--and work with--baby's biological sleep rhythms
  • Create a customized, step-by-step plan to get baby to sleep through the night
  • Use the Persistent Gentle Removal System to teach baby to fall asleep without breast-feeding, bottlefeeding, or using a pacifier

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Good tips and excellent research - Goodreads
Easy to read, I get her philosophy. - Goodreads
Basic info, basic writing, nothing earth-shattering. - Goodreads
Some good tips, but poorly written. - Goodreads
What I did read was educational and helpful. - Goodreads
Great tips for gently helping your kids sleep. - Goodreads

Review: The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Although I was blessed with a good sleeper, I took many notes for if/when his sleeping habits will change. Lots of great tips. I find our bedtime routine very important and makes the difference ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

I've been reading this on and off since February or March. We haven't actually put anything in to action other than improving the bedtime routine and starting it earlier. I still have a "bad" sleeper ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Elizabeth Pantley, author and parent educator, is frequently quoted in numerous magazines including Parents and Parenting. She and her husband live in Washington state with their four children--and all sleep through the night.

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