Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep

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Penguin, 1987 - Child care - 203 pages
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Parenting is a full-time, twenty-four-hour-a-day job. Nighttime Parenting was written to make that job easier and to help the whole family -- mother, father, baby -- sleep better. It helps parents understand why babies sleep differently than adults, offers solutions to nighttime problems, and even describes how certain styles of nighttime parenting can aid in child spacing and lower the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

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User Review  - HomeBirth - LibraryThing

Dr. Sears urges parents to have confidence in their own intuition and be responsive to their babies and young children at night. His solution to the sleepless nights that are so common to new parents ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emma Peto - Goodreads

The subtitle is misleading - this book does not have some (non-existent) formula for getting a child to sleep. Nor is the point of the book really about that (but I knew that before I bought it). In ... Read full review


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William Sears, M.D., is a pediatrician in private practice in Pasadena, California; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Southern California; and a writer and frequent speaker on parenting and childcare. Childcare

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