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Sleeping with Your Baby

Sleeping with Your Baby Author James Joseph McKenna
ISBN-10 1930775342
Release 2007
Pages 128
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The American Academy of Pediatrics warns parents never to let their baby sleep in an adult bed--contrary to thousands of years of childrearing practices! A worldwide recognized co-sleeping authority wants parents to know that their babies are dramatically safer and healthier when put to bed in a safe, family sleeping environment. Walking readers through the important steps to creating a safe family bed, this book provides the latest information on the scientific benefits of co-sleeping.



Three in a Bed

Three in a Bed Author Deborah Jackson
ISBN-10 9781408831663
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 320
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Only since Victorian times has it been standard practice for mothers and fathers to send their babies to sleep alone, away from the parental bed - often in another room. This book reveals how babies who sleep with their parents benefit by getting virtually a full night's sleep.;The author explains the advantages of this radical form of baby care, including its benefits for breastfeeding mothers, reviews the history of babies in the bed and, through interviews with parents, explores attitudes to the idea. The book also contains a fresh perspective on the tragedy of cot death, as well as practical advice on how to sustain your sex life, hints on safety in the bed and answers to all the common objections. Finally, the author deals with the moment when the baby leaves its parents' bed.



Helping Your Child Sleep Through the Night

Helping Your Child Sleep Through the Night Author Joanne Cuthbertson
ISBN-10 9780385192507
Release 1985
Pages 246
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Offers advice to parents on how to promote good sleeping habits in children and solve the sleeping problems from infancy to five years old



The Newborn Sleep Book

The Newborn Sleep Book Author Lewis Jassey
ISBN-10 9780698147942
Release 2014-08-05
Pages 224
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Developed and refined by two successful pediatricians, the "Jassey Way" boasts more than a 90% success rate of getting children to sleep through the night in their first 4 weeks of life. A safe and proven technique, the Jassey Way uses a feeding schedule that allows newborns (and their parents) a full night's sleep at a younger age than other sleep training techniques.



The Informed Parent

The Informed Parent Author Tara Haelle
ISBN-10 9780698162990
Release 2016-04-05
Pages 336
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The latest scientific research on home birth, breastfeeding, sleep training, vaccines, and other key topics—to help parents make their own best-informed decisions. In the era of questionable Internet "facts" and parental oversharing, it's more important than ever to find credible information on everything from prenatal vitamins to screen time. The good news is that parents and parents-to-be no longer need to rely on an opinionated mother-in-law about whether it’s OK to eat sushi in your third trimester, an old college roommate for sleep-training “rules,” or an online parenting group about how long you should breastfeed (there’s a vehement group for every opinion). Credible scientific studies are out there – and they’re “bottom-lined” in this book. The ultimate resource for today’s science-minded generation, The Informed Parent was written for readers who prefer facts to “friendly advice,” and who prefer to make up their own minds, based on the latest findings as well as their own personal preferences. Science writers and parents themselves, authors Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham have sifted through thousands of research studies on dozens of essential topics, and distill them in this essential and engaging book. Topics include: Home birth * Labor induction * Vaginal birth vs. Cesarean birth * Circumcision * Postpartum depression * Breastfeeding * Vaccines * Sleep training * Pacifiers * SIDS * Bed-sharing * Potty training * Childhood obesity * Food sensitivities and allergies * BPA and plastics * GMOs vs. organic foods * The hygiene hypothesis * Spanking * Daycare vs. other childcare options Full reference information for all citations in the book is available online at http://theinformedparentbook.com/book-references/ From the Trade Paperback edition.



Eat Play Sleep

Eat  Play  Sleep Author Luiza DeSouza
ISBN-10 9781451650938
Release 2015-02-24
Pages 304
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From a caretaker of newborns who’s had years of hands-on experience with celebrity clients, comes this practical and reassuring guide to the first three months with your new baby. Are you a new or soon-to-be new mother? Are you caught between self-doubt and conflicting parenting advice coming at you from every direction? Are you unsure who to trust—your mother, sister, friends, or “the experts”? Luiza DeSouza is here to help you help yourself. Her best advice? Take your time, trust your maternal instincts, and choose a course that fits your needs—and your baby’s personality. For thirty years, Luiza has been helping new mothers navigate the skills, practices, and support it takes to start a family. For her, mothering is not about programs or techniques. Rather, it is about the connection between you and your new child. And for that reason, she believes that attitude is more important than approach. All mothers are different, but the three most important qualities remain the same for everyone: patience, openness, and attentiveness. Can being patient, open, and attentive guarantee that your baby will be a good sleeper or easy to feed? Of course not! But no matter what challenges your newborn brings, these three key qualities will help you rise to meet them. Like having your very own baby nurse right at your side, Eat, Play, Sleep is an indispensable guide to a good start and a happy, healthy first three months.



The Good Sleeper

The Good Sleeper Author Janet Krone Kennedy, PhD
ISBN-10 9780805099447
Release 2015-01-20
Pages 304
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A refreshingly straightforward method for training infants to become great sleepers for life, inspired by clinical psychologist Janet Kennedy's popular psychotherapy practice, NYC Sleep Doctor Cry it out or co-sleep? Bassinet or swing? White noise machine or Bach? How many hours anyway? For something so important, there's too much conflicting information about how best to get your baby to sleep through the night and nap successfully during the day. This book is a straightforward, no-nonsense answer to one of the biggest challenges new parents face when they welcome a brand new baby home. This book is written for exhausted parents, giving them immediate access to the information they need. Reassuring and easy to understand, Dr. Kennedy addresses head-on the fears and misinformation about the long-term effects of crying and takes a bold stand on controversial issues such as co-sleeping and attachment parenting. With polarizing figures and techniques dominating the marketplace—and spawning misinformation across the internet—Dr. Kennedy's methods and practices create an extensively researched and parent-tested approach to sleep training that takes both babies' and parents' needs into account to deliver good nights and days of sleep, and no small dose of peace of mind. The Good Sleeper is a practical, empowering—and even entertaining—guide to help parents understand infant sleep. This research-based book will teach parents the basics of sleep science, determine how and when to intervene, and provide tools to solve even the most seemingly impossible sleep problems.



The Happy Sleeper

The Happy Sleeper Author Heather Turgeon MFT
ISBN-10 9781101632321
Release 2014-12-26
Pages 368
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Many parents feel pressured to "train" babies and young children to sleep. But kids don't need to be trained to sleep—they're built to sleep. Sleep issues arise when parents (with the best of intentions) overhelp or "helicopter parent" at night—overshadowing their baby's innate biological ability to sleep well. In The Happy Sleeper, child sleep experts Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright show parents how to be sensitive and nurturing, but also clear and structured so that babies and young children develop the self-soothing skills they need in order to: - Fall asleep independently - Sleep through the night - Take healthy naps - Grow into natural, optimal sleep patterns for day and night The Happy Sleeper is a research-based guide to helping children do what comes naturally—sleep through the night.



The Guide to Baby Sleep Positions

The Guide to Baby Sleep Positions Author Andy Herald
ISBN-10 9780449819876
Release 2013
Pages 63
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Presents a humorous look at the different ways a baby can take over its parents' bed, from stealing a pillow to vomiting in the sheets.



5 Days to a Perfect Night s Sleep for Your Child

5 Days to a Perfect Night s Sleep for Your Child Author Eduard Estivill
ISBN-10 9780307757999
Release 2010-11-24
Pages 96
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A common-sense handbook helps parents cope with sleepless children and offers practical guidelines on how to get youngsters to sleep.



The Baby Sleep Book

The Baby Sleep Book Author William Sears
ISBN-10 9780316054508
Release 2008-12-14
Pages 288
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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.



The Happiest Baby on the Block

The Happiest Baby on the Block Author Harvey Karp
ISBN-10 9780553393231
Release 2015
Pages 352
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"A completely revised and updated second edition of one of the most popular and bestselling parenting books of all time, by America's favorite pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp. Harvey Karp, M.D. shares his groundbreaking approach to calming your new baby's crying and transforming your infant into the happiest baby on the block! His highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts: 1. Create the Fourth Trimester: How to re-create the womblike atmosphere your newborn baby still yearns for. 2. Find the Calming Reflex: An "off switch" all babies are born wtih, which quickly soothes fussing and crying. 3. Use the 5 S's: Five easy methods to turn on your baby's amazing calming reflex. 4. Apply the Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 S's to calm even colicky babies. THOROUGHLY REVISED SECOND EDITION"--



The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep

The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep Author Dr. Harvey Karp
ISBN-10 9780062113337
Release 2012-06-19
Pages 384
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America’s favorite pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp, now focuses his unparalleled knowledge, experience, and insight on solving the #1 concern of parents everywhere: sleep. With The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, Dr. Karp—arguably the world’s foremost parenting expert and bestselling author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block—offers invaluable tips on how to help your newborn, infant, or toddler get the rest they need, while debunking some of the most widely held myths about babies and sleep. Dr. Karp’s advice has already be sought after by some of Hollywood’s brightest stars—including Michelle Pfeiffer, Pierce Brosnan, and Madonna—and now his The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep can help anyone guide even the most resistant small child gently toward wonderful, restful, healthful slumber, so that mom and dad can enjoy a good night’s sleep themselves!



Solve Your Child s Sleep Problems

Solve Your Child s Sleep Problems Author Richard Ferber
ISBN-10 9781448175215
Release 2013-01-03
Pages 464
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Dr Richard Ferber has been helping families sleep soundly for over 30 years. Now he shares his essential advice and proven techniques to help your baby, toddler or child get the best night's sleep. He explains how to help your child: - enjoy his or her bedtime routine - fall asleep quickly and easily - self-settle if he or she wakes in the night - sleep peacefully all night long - go down easily for daytime naps Ferber’s approach is clear and reassuring, and includes guidance on schedules, bedtime routines, naps, feeds, problems with colic and daily rhythms as well as a gentle ‘progressive waiting’ routine to help your child self-settle. He also offers advice for older children experiencing sleepwalking, sleep apnea, bed-wetting or night-time fears. Internationally renowned for its practical advice and concrete solutions, this book is a must-read for every parent who wishes their child could sleep more soundly.



Sleep Solutions for Your Baby Toddler and Preschooler

Sleep Solutions for Your Baby  Toddler and Preschooler Author Ann Douglas
ISBN-10 0470739304
Release 2010-01-06
Pages 224
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Finally, a no-worry, no-guilt guide to sleep. There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all sleep solution. That's why Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler provides you with the tools you need to come up with a customized sleep solution that takes into account your child's temperament, your parenting philosophies, and the rest of your life. You'll also get the lowdown on: the physical, emotional and relationship fallout of sleep deprivation — along with an action plan for minimizing these effects what the world's leading sleep researchers have identified as the best-odds sleep promotion strategies for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers the science behind each of the major sleep training methods — along with the inside scoop on the major pros and cons, according to parents who've tried them co-sleeping, partners in exile (in the spare bedroom), and other hot-button topics in the world of sleep sleep transitions: from co-sleeping to solo sleeping; from crib to bed; from napping to no more naps nightmares, night terrors, bedtime refusal, and too-early risers Includes checklists, charts, and sleep tools, including a handy sleep log sleep books, websites, and organizations that every parent should know about



Helping Your Baby to Sleep

Helping Your Baby to Sleep Author Anni Gethin
ISBN-10 192504811X
Release 2015-05-01
Pages 256
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Helping Your Baby to Sleep (Anni Gethin and Beth Macgregor) is a completely revised, updated and expanded edition of this Australian baby sleep classic. It now contains extended advice, especially on common sleeping problems, a whole new chapter on toddler sleep and strengthened practical guides. Helping Your Baby to Sleep offers parents ways of creating better sleep conditions for their babies that won't endanger their mental health and allows them to feel loved and safe. Babies thrive when parents are sensitive to their needs at all times, including during the night. Examining the science of baby sleep reveals that babies wake up and need help to settle for many reasons, as frustrating as this may be to parents. The authors offer a strengthened rebuttal against two recent Australian studies promoting sleep training and controlled crying. They point out that the research was poorly designed and roundly criticised by academics across the world. There is no evidence of controlled crying's safety and plenty of evidence about the risks associated with this technique, so it simply shouldn't be advised to parents any more. Many parents find that their confidence is deeply undermined by all of the poor advice they receive about what they should expect; about how their baby is sleeping and how they should be parenting. This book helps restore their confidence and gives them peace of mind. In fact, Beth Macgregor recently received an email from a mum, whose baby was waking every two hours, who said: '[Your book] really has helped me rethink my issues with sleep and my relationship with my baby. I now feel much more in tune with my baby's needs and so much more in love.'



Beyond the Sling

Beyond the Sling Author Mayim Bialik
ISBN-10 9781451618013
Release 2012-03-06
Pages 272
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A real-world guide to Attachment Parenting from the Big Bang Theory actress, neuroscientist, and mother Mayim Bialik—a book hailed by Dr. William Sears as “delightful” and by Ricki Lake as “a fantastic guide to birth and parenting that is packed with invaluable wisdom.” Mayim Bialik was the child star of the popular 1990s TV sitcom Blossom, but she definitely didn’t follow the typical child-star trajectory. Instead, Mayim got her PhD in neuroscience from UCLA, married her college sweetheart, and had two kids. Mayim then did what many new moms do—she read a lot of books, talked with other parents, and she soon started questioning a lot of the conventional wisdom she heard about the “right” way to raise a child. That’s when she turned to Attachment Parenting, a philosophy and lifestyle popularized by well-known physicians like Dr. William Sears and Dr. Jay Gordon. To Mayim, Attachment Parenting’s natural, child-led approach not only felt right emotionally, it made sense intellectually and instinctually. She found that when she followed her intuition and relaxed into her role as a mother instead of following some rigid parenting script, both she and her children thrived. Taking into account her experience as a mother (and her scientific background), Mayim presents the major tenets of Attachment Parenting, including: Baby wearing: How to “wear” your baby in a sling or a wrap to foster a closer bond with your child—it’s possible even for mamas with bad backs (and with big babies)! Breastfeeding: Learn how to listen to your baby’s cues rather than sticking to a rigid schedule—and why people on airplanes love a nursing mother! Gentle discipline: How to get your child to behave without yelling, threats, or time-outs—it really is possible. Co-sleeping: How to avoid “sleep training” and get a great night’s sleep for the whole family. Without the pretense and luxuries typical of so many Hollywood actors and parents, Mayim describes the beauty, simplicity, and purposefulness of Attachment Parenting, and how it’s become the guiding principle for her family. Much more than a simple how-to parenting guide, Beyond the Sling shows us that the core principles underlying Attachment Parenting are universal and can be appreciated no matter how you decide to raise your child.