The Baby Sleeps Tonight: Your Infant Sleeping Through the Night by 9 Weeks (Yes, Really!)

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Apr 1, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 240 pages
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The Baby Sleeps Tonight offers a concise, pocket-sized guide packed with simple effective solutions that rely on a proven model of sleeping success. Sleep schedule specialist Shari Mezrah outlines quick and specific instructions to teach anyone, no matter how sleep deprived, how to create order and happiness in their household by getting baby to sleep through the night by nine weeks. The secret to the plan is the practical and progressive schedule that the author developed and has been teaching for over 10 years, and the easy to understand schedules, checklists, and helpful tips aimed at every stage of development for the first year and beyond. Planning for predictable happiness using The Baby Sleeps Tonight system helps new parents regain control over their lives, guiding them through the thorny problem of sleep schedules all the way from prebirth through the toddler years and ensuring that baby-and the whole family-sleeps tonight.

 

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I found this book incredibly helpful. The information Shari gives serves as an amazing basis for creating your own personalized schedule. My son Skyler resisted the schedule at first but she's not heartless. I was able to keep him mostly happy and slowly work towards an eventual schedule that he LOVES now.
Shari shows you how to deal with problems that arise calmly and methodically which helps you as a parent. Having a game plan is always better than winging it! A real pillar of strength.
My son is now 16 months and he knows what to expect at bed time, when he's expected to take naps. Even now that we have moved to a toddler bed he still goes to bed happy and stays in bed all night!
All it takes is will power, patience and Shari's book.
 

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Ba in speech?
What does speech have to do with sleep? Btw it's never natural for a child to sleep through the night at this age.terrible info scary actually. If you don't have time for a baby and just want "sleep" please don't conceive.

Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
27
Chapter 3
41
Chapter 4
61
Chapter 5
79
Chapter 6
87
Chapter 7
101
Chapter 8
115
Chapter 10
157
Chapter 11
173
Conclusion
193
Appendix A
197
Appendix B
203
About the Author
209
Back Cover
213
Copyright

Chapter 9
135

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About Shari Mezrah, "The Sleep Mom"
Shari Mezrah is a sleep schedule specialist and mother of two who developed the innovative The Baby Sleeps Tonight program in 1999, and published her first book, The Baby Sleeps Tonight: Your Infant Sleeping Through the Night by 9 Weeks (Yes, Really!) in April 2010. Through her Tampa-based consulting practice, BabyTIME, Mezrah has helped hundreds of families worldwide turn chaos into calm and regain control over their lives by getting babies and toddlers on schedules and sleeping through the night. In addition to schedules for feedings, naps and wake times, she provides successful techniques for soothing and stimulating, making transitions and mapping out plans for caregivers, among many other challenges new parents face. She appears as a nationally recognized expert on the syndicated talk show "Daytime," in addition to being featured on ABC, FOX, NBC and CBS. Mezrah is a much sought after guest speaker for hospitals, pediatricians, child psychologists, ob/gyns and parenting organizations. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampaand has been active with the Alpha House of Tampa, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering pregnant women and moms in crisis. Mezrah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from California State University. For more information, visit www.sharimezrah.com.

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