Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems: New, Revised, and Expanded Edition

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Touchstone, May 23, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 464 pages
The completely revised and updated edition of the all-time bestselling book on children’s sleep problems, with important new insights and solutions from Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation’s leading authority on children’s sleep problems.

Does your child have difficulty falling asleep? Wake in the middle of the night? Suffer sleep terrors, sleepwalking, or nighttime fears? Have difficulty waking for school or staying awake in class? Snore, wet the bed, or head bang?

In the first major revision of his bestselling, groundbreaking classic since it was published, Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation’s foremost authority on children’s sleep problems, delivers safe, sound ideas for helping your child fall and stay asleep at night and perform well during the day.

Incorporating new research, Dr. Ferber provides important basic information that all parents should know regarding the nature of sleep and the development of normal sleep and body rhythms throughout childhood. He discusses the causes of most sleep problems from birth to adolescence and recommends an array of proven solutions for each so that parents can choose the strategy that works best for them. Topics covered in detail include: Bedtime difficulties and nighttime wakings, effective strategies for naps, sleep schedule abnormalities, a balanced look at co-sleeping, new insights into the nature of sleep terrors and sleepwalking, problems in setting limits, and sleep apnea, narcolepsy, bed-wetting, and head banging.

Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems offers priceless advice and concrete help for a whole new generation of anxious, frustrated, and overtired parents.

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I keep an extra copy of this book on hand to give away. My first introduction to it was 19 years ago. Its still very true! Hang in there! It works if you work it! Read full review

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Ferber (director, Sleep Lab & Ctr. for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Boston Children├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs Hosp.) is a sleep giant in the land of nod. In the 21 years since the first edition of this book was ... Read full review

Contents

At the End of Your Rope
3
Typical Sleep Requirements in Childhood
10
What We Know About Sleep
14
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Richard Ferber, M.D., is Director Emeritus of the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Children's Hospital Boston. He lives in Newtonville, Massachusetts.

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