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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Related Posts Ferber or Weissbluth? Any new parents or moms, I highly recommend this book! I feel that I learned so much from this book weisshluth I will probably end up checking it out at the library again or buying a copy of my own to use as a reference as my child grows and her needs change.

Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer. I, too, didn’t know that a baby could need to go to sleep an hour after waking — that alone was worth marf the book.

He does the same with bedtime as well!

Do bodily excretions have nationalities? Sometimes the book is contradictory and it is poorly organized. Weissbluth and his wife of more than fifty years, Linda, have four sons and eight grandchildren. This book changed our lives!

I thought he mentioned having kids himself, so I don’t know how he came up with that. It is anything but that. Sep 30, Jessimc rated it it was ok.

Call me ignorant if you must, but I’m much to focused on the now to project that far into the future. He also talks about watching for signs of sleepiness, which I have found yabits be astute, although difficult to be watching my baby carefully for signs of sleepiness in the midst of everything else that goes on. A must read for soon-to-be parents.

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Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child : A Step-By-Step Program for a Good Night’s Sleep

Jul 06, Michelle rated it really liked it. I found no information that would The child care classic is now totally revised and updated as Dr.

The single best sleep book! People think of him as having a “cry it out” stance and of being anti-“attachment parenting” but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Our month-old now ASKS for his nap when it’s naptime.

If you are a sleep deprived parent trying to find answers, look elsewhere lest you lose more sleep trying to read through weissluth chapters and then squandering restful moments worried that you’ve already screwed up. I’ll apply this book from birth on with the rest of my children. Look at me pointing out racism! As everyone says the only thing you can count on is that things change.

I did everything wrong regarding my firstborn’s sleep habits for the first about 9 months. I like how he divides the book into age-specific chapters. He is now 4 months old and had naps during the day and sleeps all through the night. I have just finished the book, but already have applied some of what I learned to our family life.

Oct 24, Kelly rated it really liked it. Read it to get a sense of how much and when your child needs sleep and be watching for those windows of change. We are currently trying his “sleep rules” approach to deal with her getting out of bed a thousand times a night, with some success, but I think it has more to do with the holiday This book makes me feel like a failure as a parent when ha;py child has sleep issues.


It could have been written in a much more accessible manner.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Although the writing feels confused and hodgepodge-y throughout, Weissbluth provides concrete information and advice on how to help your child sleep well, especially for first-time parents. Jan 09, Wendy rated it liked it Shelves: The advice was critical to really help our baby to become a good sleeper. View all 11 comments. I also like that it talks about temperamenttherefore indicating that all babies are different and there is no one size fits all approach.

Even if the organization of the book is horrible. Weissbluth’s book is one of the most recommended books for new parents distressed at the lack of sleep in their house, and for good reason. In the end what comes through to me about this doctor is that he deeply cares about mothers and their babies and recognizes the many challenges that face them.

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

W is extremely knowledgeable about sleep patterns and methods. In addition, the book offers explanations as to why some babies struggle more than others when it comes to sleep.

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