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Get sleep survival tips in this Q&A with Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child author, doctor and preeminent sleep guru, Marc Weissbluth. One of the country’s leading researchers updates his revolutionary approach to solving–and preventing–your children’s sleep problems. Here Dr. Marc. A leading pediatrician outlines his groundbreaking, step-by-step program to help parents ensure a good night’s sleep for their children by working with their.

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He gives many different sleep strategies that include no crying, some crying, and “cry it out” and he tells you which strategy is likely to work for which type of kid. What a lifesaving book! If you put her down after she fell asleep, she would wake up after 5 weissbluhh or so — it was exhuasting!

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child : Marc Weissbluth :

What do you do if your child is totally motor marv and therefore a restless sleeper as she has learned to crawl and pull her self up and creep along all before 7 months!

I hate his preachy tone and militant approach. Nov 29, Breeana rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I like how he divides the book into age-specific sledp. Instead, there is an escalating accumulation of sleepiness that produces in adults continuing increases in headaches, gastrointestinal complaints, forgetfulness, reduced concentration, fatigue, emotional ups and downs, difficulty in staying awake during the daytime, irritability, and difficulty awakening.


And happt what point after the first week does a baby EVER “easily and promptly” fall asleep? Instead we focus on: She sees it as the sleep bible. Call me ignorant if you must, but I’m much to focused on the now to project that far into the future.

Moms, Dads, Parents, Anyone with kids. At one point, Weissbluth actually states something to the effect that children who get poor sleep are more likely to be bratty and those brats weissb,uth more likely to become fat. View all 3 comments.

It’s also a different process to jump heatlhy. Finally, this book encourages cry it outthough does give you some alternative methods. I think this book helps a lot of people, and that’s great, but it’s not the end-all, be-all of sleep solutions.

The Chinese breastmilk comment is about how people get hungry an hour after eating Chinese food. It’s worth it to do it right completely the FIRST time, and not prolong even habite small part of the problem.

It is just full of good information about sleep developm This book is really flawed, I can’t get away from that. The first four chapters ha;py very dry for me. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Cnild, it’s almost li First off, let me say that I didn’t actually “read” this book cover to cover. I did everything wrong regarding my firstborn’s sleep habits for the first about 9 months.


Even if the organization of the book is horrible.

Turns out he needed an earlier bedtim My sister has raved heakthy this book for years now. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The book is a little hard to navigate, but there is some really helpful information in here. I applied everything from the book except ONE thing: Selected pages Title Page.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I have just finished the book, but already have applied some of what I learned to our sleel life. He offers dozens of anecdotes and new case histories of children with various sleep disorders and the prescribed methods of therapy.

Action Plan for Exhausted Parents.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child – Marc Weissbluth – Google Books

I give this one two stars not because the ideas were bad. It needs a good editorial scrub. I never thought of that!