The Baby Sleep Book: The Complete Guide to a Good Night's Rest for the Whole Family

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Little, Brown, Dec 14, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
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America's favorite pediatric experts turn their attention to solving babies' sleep problems in a definitive book that offers immediate results. A comprehensive, reassuring, solution-filled sleep resource, this guide shows parents how to match the nighttime temperament of their baby to their own lifestyle, and provides practical tools parents need to help the entire family sleep better.
 

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To the point to start and very informative

User Review  - anapriscila - Borders

This book starts off by getting to the point because the author assumes you picked it up for help. Awesome! Then the book goes on to explain why this and why that, what happens when, what to expect. I ... Read full review

GREAT Advice!

User Review  - restedmamma - Overstock.com

As a new parent getting my baby to sleep has been challenging but this book gave me LOTS of great ideas on bedtime rituals sleep patterns etc. The authors are knowledgable and open minded. Not a Cry ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
A Restful Word from Dr Bill
Five Steps to Get Your Baby to Sleep Better
Fifteen Tips to Help Toddlers and Preschoolers Sleep
The Facts About Infant Sleep and What They Mean for Parents
Meet Different Families with Different Sleep Plans
The Joys of Sleeping with Your Baby
Night Feedings and Night WeaningWhen and How?
NapTime Strategies That Work
Should Baby Cry It Out?
Hidden Medical and Physical Causes of Night Waking
Nighttime Parenting in Special Situations
Eleven Tips to Help Parents Sleep Better
Music to Sleep
Bedtime Books to Sleep ByFor Toddlers and Preschoolers
References

Moving Out Tips for Transitioning to a Big Kid
Twentythree Nighttime Fathering Tips

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About the author (2008)

William Sears, M.D., received his pediatric training at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital & Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, the largest children's hospital in the world. He has practiced as a pediatrician for nearly thirty years & is a former assistant professor at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He & Martha Sears are the parents of eight children.

Martha Sears, R.N., is a registered nurse, childbirth educator, & breastfeeding consultant. She & her husband, William Sears, M.D., are the parents of eight children.

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