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

If you are a tired parent looking for solutions, the research and analytical stuff with bog you down and irritate you. That’s just my hqppy of parenting.

What was the point of including this cringe-worthy patient quote? He offers dozens of anecdotes and new case histories of children with various sleep disorders and the prescribed methods The child care classic is now totally revised and updated as Dr. If he does cry a lot, I know he needs to get some sleep. Then when I weaned him at 14 months, I gave him a bottle each night. What is great is that he doesn’t have one philosophy or think there is one method of doing things. When my brother and sister-in-law were coming to visit for a couple days, I implemented this advice on my then-2YO weeissbluth ensure I impressed our guests with his well-rested behavior.

I’m still pushing through, hoping for more nuggets like the hour wakefulness window.

I would recommend parents not choose a day when they are desperate for sleep changes to read this. Months Five to Twelve. Mar 14, Marisa rated it it was amazing. Encouraging longer naps during the day This was a revelation that goes against common sense, and has really helped him sleep better overall.


Jul 22, Lianne rated it it was amazing. This book makes me feel like a failure as a parent when my child has sleep issues. I’ll apply this book from birth on with the rest of my children. I hate his preachy tone and militant approach.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child : Marc Weissbluth :

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.

The doctor’s solution for everything is more sleep — putting to bed earlier at night, leaving baby in the crib longer in happy morning, NEVER waking a sleeping baby — except when you should.

It may not be for every parent, but it’s working for us habit far. I hadn’t heard that before — maybe because Panda Express is considered Chinese food where I’m from. Comments i have read the sections of the book that so far apply to jappy. It has worked wonders in our family. Using the same unique approach and practical tools for success, this e-book helps you and your baby sleep through the night.

Now, I begin her bedtime routine whenever she begins to get fussy in the evening, sometimes as early as 5: Your consultation package also includes ample follow-up help, designed to help you troubleshoot problems and heapthy your plan as needed. The cover of the book says a step-by-step guide to a good nights sleep or something. It’s as if someone felt it should be a certain number of pages, so they kept stretching the material. Selected pages Title Page.


The stress may be a direct consequence of partial sleep deprivation or it may result from the challenge of coping with increasing amounts of daytime sleepiness. Also, it’s almost like he thinks his way is the ONLY way. I’m sure this book has helped a lot of people, and even I got some good stuff out of it, but Hwbits marriage to my husband improved, I became a habtis person again, and Brady became a sweet, happy baby again instead of cranky from being sleep-deprived.

However, there are a few statements he makes that leaves a lot to be desired.

View all 5 comments. Your email address will not be published. I happened to read this before I had my oldest son did that jinx me that I had the most challenging type of baby Weissbluth described? I knew something had to be done when I realized he hardly smiled or giggled at weizsbluth.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

If so, I claim Belgian citizenship for my milk; that could be the secret ingredient in Godiva. This book confirmed that my baby really needs more sleep than I initially thought.

And, since you are instructed that picking him up will only reinforce his resilience in screaming his head off, you have to choose between reinforcing his willful rebellion and maintaining the Holy of Holies 6 a. Hea,thy just saying this to show what a sophisticated white girl I am.