Getting Your Child To Sleep and Back to Sleep: Tips for Parents of Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Book Peddlers, Oct 17, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 144 pages
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Sleep can be as sweet as this precious new cover. Mr. Moon in his nightcap, adorns this peaceful design with stars in blues and purples, surrounded by a soft yellow border. This 6.5" x 6.5" trade paperback has 136 pages detailed with floating stars and moons. There is a table of contents and an index to quickly reference any specific topic. There are 10 chapters including: sleeping patterns, bedtime routines, why babies cry, colic, sleep walking, allowing children in parents beds, coping with loss of sleep, naptimes, bedtimes, fears, and bad dreams. You'll find a wonderful selection of choices appropriate for childrens' various ages and stages. The author provides parents with creative techniques to cease bad habits and patterns. Arranged chronologically, written with wisdom, humor, and her understanding of parenting, this book is a reasuring guide to childhood sleep.
 

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Contents

What Sleep Patterns Can I Expect from My Newborn
7
For the First Six Months?
8
How Do I Make a Soothing Baby Bedtime Routine?
40
Why Does My Baby Cry and What Can I Do About It?
53
Is it Colic?
64
How Do I Coax My NightWaker Back to Sleep?
78
Should We Allow Our Baby in Our Bed?
93
How Do We Cope with the Loss of OUR Sleep?
102
NaptimeHow Long Will it Last?
112
What Are Reasonable Bedtime Routines for My Older Child?
119
How Do I Handle Fears and Bad Dreams?
134
Index
139
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Vicki Lansky has collected and shared practical tips for more than twenty years and is the popular author of more than two dozen parenting books which have sold over six million copies. Her many bestselling books include Feed Me I'm Yours, Welcoming Your Second Baby, Games Babies Play and Toilet Training.

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