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For example, the chapter on sleep solutions is over pages and has almost no clear internal structure except for sometimes helpful and sometimes vague paragraph headings. And no, I don’t think I should let a baby interfere with my selfish “lifestyle” of eating food.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Mar 14, Marisa rated it it was amazing. Not only gy 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. My baby happpy into a sullen little thing, too. I absolutely love the way Marc Weissbluth speaks to his readers.

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 squand This book provides some idea of what sleep patterns may look like for your baby but it also provides fuel for the longest guilt trip you will take as a parent.

After vaccinations, no sleep problems. I thought it was fine until the reprocussions started appearing. It may not be for every parent, but it’s working for us so far. Healthj feel like all the books say the same thing in weissbputh ways and then sell it as the ONLY thing that works.

It’s very redundant and honestly, could be boiled I give this one two stars not because the ideas were bad. It has worked wonders in our family. See all customer images.

Jul 06, Michelle rated it really liked it. She feels confident because she has mastered the skill of putting herself to sleep and she trusts her parents because we respect her need for consistent sleep.

I like that he is not judgmental healfhy where baby sleeps crib, co-sleeping, whatever and although he does lean to a cry-it-out CIO method, that is NOT the only approach mentioned in this book.


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I have tried harder to make sure she is wake for no longer than two hours at a time during the day, per Dr. Check out our Happt page hereand get answers. He wanders from topic hewlthy topic in such a way that I wonder if he had an editor. The most important thing you can learn from this book is the importance of not letting your baby get over-tired, which actually counter-intuitively makes it harder for your baby to sleep.

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But, like any advice you get whether from a book or a fellow parenttake it all with a grain of salt — mar realize that it may not work for your unique little one. Dec 17, Katharine rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I almost drove myself crazy cataloguing sleeo times and wake times, convinced that the right combination would yield the ever elusive 12 hour sleep stretch.

We ended up doing weissblurh mixture of things he suggested until we found what worked. Don’t get me wrong, there are times her sleep schedule gets thrown off like when traveling, during illness, etc.

So boring it put ME to sleep! This is a good book because it really emphasizes how important healthy sleep is.

I also wish he mentioned cat napping in his book, since it is SO common. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Now that we have a newborn and toddler and scheduling them can be difficult – I gave it a shot. I really love this book — though I notice I almost always hear negative reviews and comments about him which is a huge shame.

His guilt-inducing chapters include boxed warnings indicating that you could ruin your child with botched sleep and long winded explanations of anecdotal research supporting his stance. And he puts an inordinate amount of stress on the concept of overtiredness dleep my opinion, confusing the parent about when their child should be, or should have been, in bed.

She did better than he did because I was familiar with the program. When I was exhausted with a newborn who didn’t sleep, I spent my precious time reading this book which solved exactly zero of my problems. Would’ve cgild so much in the hard, first 6 weeks.


Now that I tried some of the tips in the book he hardly cries at all! If you are looking for a “what the heck do I do now” step by step instruction manual, this is not it. Oct 24, Kelly rated it really liked it. Habiits book is a little hard to navigate, but there is some really helpful information in here.

Ships From Saint Louis Missouri Shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly.

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Finding out that newborns should only be awake hours in my experience, it’s the full 2 was a life-changing revelation. My husband did NOT take the time to read this book, so when I decided to use “extinction cry it out,” feeding, loving on my baby and then placing her in her crib and walking out he thought it was cruel.

The baby, we were told, had colic. There are lots of books and ideas out there for sleep issues: Now, I like knowing that the advice I’m being given is founded in actual studies and has proven results, but I’m reading the book to learn how to give my child good sleep habits.

Hopefully that will help me sort it all out. Agree with a lot of the points, but I got so bored with reading it I finally just googled the cliff notes and wish I would’ve done that from the begining. Now he falls asleep within 10 mins instead of 1 or 2 hours.

I’ve already seen significant improvement in his mood. As everyone says the only thing you can count on is that things change.

Wweissbluth and his wife of more than fifty years, Linda, have four sons and eight grandchildren. Disappointing Any additional comments? He also talks about watching for signs of sleepiness, which I have found to be astute, although difficult to be watching my baby carefully for signs of sleepiness in the midst of everything else that goes on.

They live in Chicago.