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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It actually costs less to join than buying products separately! Suggested sleep schedules by age. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child. I read this heaothy cover to cover and perhaps I shouldn’t have.

Weissbluth does offer solutions to problems. Oct 14, Jennifer rated it it was ok. Could it not possibly be that the same factors interfering with day sleep are still at play with night sleep? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Unfortunately, I had a hard time with the book for several reasons.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. She calls it the “port-a-kid trend,” as if I were visiting to the store just to be seen with my chevron car-seat cover and baby named JaeyDynn and not because this was my only chance in days to restock our weissbluyh fridge. Sep 28, Syd Markle rated it it was ok Recommends it for: View all 3 comments. New and expecting moms.


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

Obviously, I agree with that take on baby and toddler sleep completely! Additionally, I think the super early 5: View all 5 comments. Once you make your choice and purchase, you will immediately receive an e-mail with your Helpdesk login information.

I feel that I learned so much from this book that I will probably end up checking it out at chi,d library again or buying a copy of my own to use as a reference as my child grows and her needs change. He spends pages ranting about selfish parenting.

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But the way he expresses himself almost drives me crazy! I also wish he mentioned cat napping in his book, since it is SO common.

His landmark seven-year study on the development and disappearance of naps highlighted the importance of daytime sleep.

All I knew for sure was it was my fault. In addition, the book offers explanations as to why some babies struggle more than others when it comes to sleep.

The concepts are fairly sound and it is helping habjts get my 3 month on a napping schedule that will help him grow and be happy. I have literally thrown it across the room in frustration. Instead healyhy focus on: Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts on the book with us, Chelsea!

If you are looking for a “what the heck do I do now” step by step instruction manual, this is not it. Marc Weissbluth is pretty legendary. Aug 23, Hannah rated it liked it Shelves: We used to begin her bedtime routine, which I highly recommend all parents establish, at eight o’clock with her being asleep by 8: Weissbluth’s main point that really sticks to the reader mac that sleep begets sleep.


As a new parent it was nice to see several choices of methods available to me to help me with my daughter – and it encouraged me to make the choice that we were comfortable with, it didn’t push any one method over others. I hadn’t heard that before — m Stephanie, I don’t know why I missed your comment til now, but thank you for explaining the Chinese breast milk thing.

I only made it halfway through but quit before my first child was born 3 years ago because of all the things you said. It needs a good editorial scrub. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of For example, if your baby gets too healthg sl I read this book on the recommendation of several people and weissbluyh mommies swear by it.

This book was full of science not too much as to be overwhealming! I need to respond to one particular satisfied patient whose letter is included in the book because I pretty much hate bealthy.

Then I fell into apostasy when it worked not at all for my second baby at various ages. Published April 12th by Ballantine Books first published