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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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I couldn’t put her down in her crib without her waking up and screaming. She started going to bed at 6p and sleeping through the night! Nov 29, Breeana rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I liked that the author had done his own research and had lots of experience with different families through his practice. Helathy recommend you read it with a highlighter and mark everything you want to be able to easily find again.

I also liked that the author is slefp to other methods and doesn’t condemn any one because he is aware that different children have different tem I really liked this book. Aug 20, Kelly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Connect Contact Login Blog. What was the point of including this cringe-worthy patient quote?

If you are a sleep deprived parent trying to find answers, look elsewhere lest you lose more sleep trying to read through verbose chapters and then squandering restful moments worried that you’ve already screwed up.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth

The stress may be a direct consequence of partial sleep deprivation or it may result from heallthy challenge of coping with increasing amounts of daytime sleepiness. What a lifesaving book! The good doctor actually says: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I read this book cover to cover and perhaps I shouldn’t have.


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!

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child: Our Review

I give it two stars because the book repeats itself over and over and over. He gives many different sleep strategies that include no crying, some crying, and “cry it out” and weissbluuth tells you which strategy is likely to work for which type of kid.

She’s saying that her milk doesn’t seem to keep the kid sated for long. Some of the things he said we ignored but some we really took to heart.

Nov 07, Amanda rated it it was amazing. Comments i have read the sections of the book that so far apply to us.

Not only does it suggest a method for making sure your children get enough sleep, it provides the reader with lots of information about the importance of sleep and backs everything up with academic studies. The concepts are helping us develop good habits for the future.

Aug 17, Sarah rated it it was amazing. If there is social pressure to bring your baby to the grocery store, it comes from CPS frowning on leaving your child alone, not hipster moms. This book is really flawed, I can’t get weissblluth from that.


Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Using the same unique approach and practical tools for success, this e-book helps you and heallthy toddler haply through the night and enjoy a better daytime schedule. View all 4 comments. Weissbluth goes much deeper into the science of sleep. What is Healthy Australia? 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 holidays winding down and getting used to the baby than it does with the “sleep rules.

New and expecting moms. But is this book really one of the definitive works on baby and toddler sleep?

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child : Marc Weissbluth :

Perhaps one of the experts in the field. As a new parent it was nice to see several choices of methods hbits 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. Special Events and Concerns. W is extremely knowledgeable about sleep patterns and methods. Trivia About Healthy Sleep Hab We were told he was just a handful, difficult, and extra cranky cause he didn’t nap well.

Pay attention to what your child needs. I feel like weissblugh book helped me understand the importance of structure.