American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Your Child's Sleep: Birth Through Adolescence

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AN INNOVATIVE GUIDE TO HELPING YOUR CHILD -- AND YOU YOU -- SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT

The foremost medical authority on children's health, the American Academy of Pediatrics, has collected in these pages the best advice on getting newborns, toddlers, and school-age children to sleep. Packed with practical tips, this guide offers invaluable information, answers questions from parents, and provides reassuring advice for preventing SIDS, getting your baby to sleep through the night, and solving sleep-wake problems. Above all, the Academy weighs in on the controversies over the most popular child-sleep advice -- by evaluating the pros and cons of these conflicting theories -- enabling parents to make the best decisions for their families.

Here, in a compact and accessible package, is information to ensure that even the most bleary-eyed parents and their children get a good night's sleep.

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About the author (1999)

George J. Cohen, M.D., F.A.A.P., is attending pediatrician at Children's National Medical Center and a professor of pediatrics in Washington, D.C.

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of more than 55,000 primary-care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Previous AAP books include the Guide to Your Child's Nutrition and Guide to Your Child's Symptoms.

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