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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I think every single person at my baby shower had read it and raved about it. But instead of trying to gloss over those challenges or act like they wouldn’t be there if only you had the RIGHT parenting philosophy he paints a realistic picture of them he acknowledges that some husbands aren’t supportive or that some parents don’t have outside family to rely on and he gives advice on what to do in light of those situations not how to fix the impossible.
The first four chapters were very dry for me. All the same, the book is chock full of research and data that can help you develop a more informed approach toward your child’s sleep, and Weissbluth does present some great concepts. Apart from the impossibility of never going anywhere in the evening how else will anyone who’s anyone at Food4Less see his aqua and grey scandi-print PJs?
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
Jul 20, Carrie Care rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lastly, I’m having a hard time sorting out what macr is for what age range. It was comforting that Weissbluth offered “let cry,” “maybe cry,” and “no cry” solutions to sleep problems, reminding us that each approach will eventually yield the same result as long as it is used consistently.
Basically, if you can get past the presentation, the principles in the book are sound, and have been very beneficial for us. It may not healtjy for every parent, but it’s working for us so far.
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The best part is he provides data and scientific evidence on sleeping so you really understand the process of how it works and why it’s important and how much sleep your child needs. Because he presents you with so many possible scenarios.
I weissluth a golden convert to CIO when it worked wonderfully for my month-old oldest. Obviously, you are trying to help them sleep more or you wouldn’t be reading the book!
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth
In addition to his own research, he has written about sleep problems in manuals of pediatrics, lectured extensively to parent groups, and appeared on Oprah. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child: Selected pages Title Page. All moms should apply that philosophy to any reading they do on baby sleep! View all 4 comments.
He also has no issue with co-sleeping — he thinks you have to find whatever sleeping situation works best for your family. Once I revisited the appropriate section that had not been applicable at all to us bef How you rate this book will depend upon your need.
Quotes from Healthy Sleep Hab The concepts are helping us develop good habits for the future. As a whole, I think this is a great book as a reference point.
My daughter now has a regular nap and sleep schedule that follows the clock and her natural rhythms and she’s doing wonderfully. Weissbluth’s writing is very repetitive, so much so that sometimes it’s hard to dig the meaning out of any given passage. If you are looking for a weidsbluth the heck do I do now” step by step instruction manual, this is not it.
Now that I tried some of the tips in the book he hardly cries at all! This is the most amazing sleep book ever written.
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child: Our Review
Now he falls asleep within 10 mins slep of 1 or 2 hours. Chapters have an “action plan” section, but I find them confusing.
I need to re I’m really struggling to read this book — the poor organization, the condescending tone, the wordiness. Mmarc the help of this resource, our four-month-old daughter sleeps through the night, is beginning to organize her daytime naps and is all smiles when awake. My sister has raved about this book for years now.