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Healthy Sleep Habits Happy ChildOne of the country's leading researchers updates his revolutionary approach to solving and preventing your children's sleep problemsHere Dr Marc Weissbluth a distinguished pediatrician and father of four offers his groundbreaking program to ensure the best sleep for your child In Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Child he explains with authority and reassurance his step by step regime for instituting beneficial habits within the framew This book was recommended to me by a good friend who had literally poured over every book she could find on the topic of sleep She sees it as the sleep bible Unfortunately I had a hard time with the book for several reasons 1 It's very dense with a small typeface note easy to read when you're exhausted and looking for a solution 2 It's totally unclear where in the book there's actual practical information on how to help your child sleep3 The author is strongly opinionated and has kind of a damning tone As a new parent it's hard to filter out other people's judgemental attitudes especially experts so I prefer information that's delivered in a softer tone At one point Weissbluth actually states something to the effect that children who get poor sleep are likely to be bratty and those brats are likely to become fat I'm going to hunt down the actual uote but that's the jist of it I get that he's emphatic and I agree that healthy sleep habits are incredibly important but there's a difference between beating a drum and beating a person over the head with it All the same the book is chock full of research and data that can help you develop a informed approach toward your child's sleep and Weissbluth does present some great concepts A friend of mine actually figured out what the program or plan was she winnowed it out from the rest of the book somehow She swears by it which I probably would too had I been able to get that far When I get the pared down version from her I'll post the important page numbers here

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FREE DOC ß READER Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Child » MARC WEISSBLUTH ✓ ➶ Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Child Free ➬ Author Marc Weissbluth – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk One of the country's leading researchers updates his revolutionary approach to solving and preventing your childreIncluding the inclination to rock and feed Explores the different sleep cycle needs for different temperaments from uiet babies to hyperactive toddlers Emphasizes the significance of a nap schedule Rest is vital to your child's health growth and development Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Child outlines proven strategies that ensure good healthy sleep for every age Advises parents dealing with teenagers and their uniue sleep problem I feel like all the books say the same thing in different ways and then sell it as the ONLY thing that works The funniest thing is that they also seem to say that if you pay attention to your child you will notice patterns and respond according to your best instincts DUH Pay attention to what your child needs I never thought of that I feel like most of these books are written to make mothersparents feel bad especially if you are breastfeeding God forbid you don't like to hear your baby cry What do you do if your child is totally motor oriented and therefore a restless sleeper as she has learned to crawl and pull her self up and creep along all before 7 months I have gone in circles and back only to resort to trusting myself and loving my sweet daughter I will admit that it has helped to have my husband help some at night so that she is learning to feed a bit less We'll see As everyone says the only thing you can count on is that things change Lily hasn't even gotten her first teeth It is a process that all parents must go through and there is certainly nothing wrong with our children if they don't sleep through the night whatever that means Okay off the soap box

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Ork of your child's natural sleep cycles This valuable sourcebook contains brand new research that Pinpoints the way daytime sleep differs from night sleep and why both are important to your child Helps you cope with and stop the crybaby syndrome nightmares bedwetting and Analyzes ways to get your baby to fall asleep according to his internal clock naturally Reveals the common mistakes parents make to get their children to sleep I give this one two stars not because the ideas were bad The concepts are fairly sound and it is helping me get my 3 month on a napping schedule that will help him grow and be happy I've already seen significant improvement in his mood I give it two stars because the book repeats itself over and over and over It needs a good editorial scrub It's as if someone felt it should be a certain number of pages so they kept stretching the material It's very redundant and honestly could be boiled down to perhaps three chapters Chapter 1 Why children need sleep and the data that backs it upChapter 2 Suggested sleep schedules by age Chapter 3 How to deal with difficult babies and other sleep issues I will say however I do not follow the cry it out advice If he cries I respond That's just my style of parenting Instead we focus on1 Not letting him get overtired Babies can only handle about 15 to 2 hours before they get tired 2 Encouraging longer naps during the day This was a revelation that goes against common sense and has really helped him sleep better overall3 Getting him to bed at a regular time I feel like the book helped me understand the importance of structure The concepts are helping us develop good habits for the future It may not be for every parent but it's working for us so far Even if the organization of the book is horrible