The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years

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For generations parents have been told that: It's bad to wake a sleeping baby; Babies sleep best in a quiet room; Letting children cry to sleep is a good way to sleep train; Infant sleep automatically gets better after 3 months of age - and those who sleep well won't have later problems. Wrong says child expert Dr. Harvey Karp. In "The Happiest Baby's Guide to Great Sleep", he debunks common myths, redefines our understanding of a child's sleep needs, and gives foolproof advice on how to quickly turn nighttime shrieks into night-long serenity. Best of all, he introduces paradigm-shifting techniques new parents and even those with older children can use to get their baby to sleep soundly. But Dr. Karp doesn't just clear up misconceptions.He equips parents with a host of unique, sure-fire, slumber-boosting techniques, including: 2 Good to Be True: Two steps that train even newborns to sleep; Beat the Odds: Cut a baby's risk of SIDS instantly; Co-sleeping: How to get all the rewards with none of the risks; Respond Right: Reduce night struggles by building confidence; Wean the 5 S': Easy steps to phase out swaddling, swings, sound; The Blessed Binky: You could stop the binky but you don't want to; And, much more. Forget everything you thought you knew about how to get a child to go to sleep. A good night's rest for you and baby is achievable with "The Happiest Baby's Guide to Great Sleep".

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America’s favorite pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp, now focuses his unparalleled knowledge, experience, and insight on solving the #1 concern of parents everywhere: sleep. With The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, Dr. Karp—arguably the world’s foremost parenting expert and bestselling author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block—offers invaluable tips on how to help your newborn, infant, or toddler get the rest they need, while debunking some of the most widely held myths about babies and sleep. Dr. Karp’s advice has already be sought after by some of Hollywood’s brightest stars—including Michelle Pfeiffer, Pierce Brosnan, and Madonna—and now his The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep can help anyone guide even the most resistant small child gently toward wonderful, restful, healthful slumber, so that mom and dad can enjoy a good night’s sleep themselves!

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“Exhaustion is no longer the fate of all new parents. Now babies and toddlers—and their parents —can sleep better and longer thanks to Dr. Karp’s practical advice and wisdom.” (Arianna Huffington, Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post)

“This book is a breakthrough! Poor sleep doesn’t just cause exhaustion; it even triggers obesity - of children and parents! With ingenuity and insight Dr. Karp reveals simple steps to boost sleep...and promote the health of the entire family.” (Francine Kaufman, MD, past-president American Diabetes Association, author of Diabesity)

“What a great job! Dr. Karp weaves together modern science and ancient wisdom to dispel common sleep myths. His simple, clear advice will help your little one sleep through the night.” (Gary Freed, DO, FAAP, FACOP, Director, Pediatric Sleep Center, Emory University School of Medicine)

“If you’re starting to feel ‘sleep’ only exists in a dictionary, then this book was written for you! America’s #1 pediatrician can help turn your nightly stress into glorious rest.” (Laurie David, Mom, Producer - An Inconvenient Truth, Author - The Family Dinner)

“I learned more about kids’ sleep from this book than in my entire thirty years of practice. Dr. Karp’s great advice will make you the happiest parents on the block!” (Harley Rotbart, MD, Professor, Vice Chair of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado, author of No Regrets Parenting)

“Dr. Karp’s white noise advice is incredibly helpful for boosting sleep. I recommend it to my patients...and even use it with my own children! (Ian Paul, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, Penn State College of Medicine)

“Dr. Karp is a parenting hero! His Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep would have helped tremendously when I was an exhausted new mom. It’s a must have resource for all families.” (Jane Honikman, MS, Founder Postpartum Support International)

“Sleep deprivation often pushes moms into postpartum depression. Dr. Karp’s fabulous new book is at the top of my list to help all new parents get the sleep they need to stay healthy and enjoy this precious time of life.” (Lucy Puryear, MD, Medical Director, The Women's Place: Center for Reproductive Psychiatry, Texas Children's Hospital, President, Postpartum Support International)

Amazing! Dr. Karp has done it again! With wit and wisdom he reveals the simple steps to get precious extra hours of rest. This remarkable book will have your babies and toddlers sleeping in no time! (Roni Cohen Leiderman, PhD, Dean, Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, Nova Southeastern UniversityRoni Cohen Leiderman, PhD, Dean, Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, Nova Southeastern UniversityRoni Cohen Leiderman, PhD, Dean, Mail)

“Mixing good science—with a welcome dose of humor—this once-in-a-generation sleep book will strengthen your skills and lower your stress.” (Jetta Bernier, Executive Director, Massachusetts Citizens for Children)

Once again, Dr. Karp saves parent sanity (and rescues relationships). With his trademark smart, fast-acting advice, he’ll help your child - and you - sleep better and longer! (Kyle Pruett, MD, Professor, Yale School of Medicine, co-author, Partnership Parenting)

“When your little child sleeps well...life just seems happier. Dr. Karp’s unique and gentle ideas may be exactly what you’ve been dreaming of!” (Diane Debrovner, deputy editor, Parents magazine)

What a gift! Dr. Karp (once again) makes things so easy. You’ll reconnect with the miracle of sleep faster than you can imagine...and you’ll be the dad - and husband - you really want to be. It works! (Matt Goldman, Co-Founder- Blue Man Group and Blue School)

Finally, everything you need to know about sleep is all in one book! The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep shows how to get a good night’s sleep...without all the tears. It’s a must-read for sleep-deprived parents! (Jennifer Shu, MD, pediatrician, co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality)

Dr. Karp rescues weary parents with great ideas that flip conventional wisdom right on its head! His fresh insights will help turn your bedtime screamer...into a champion sleeper. (Harold Koplewicz, MD, Founder and President, Child Mind Institute)

Exhausted parents will warmly welcome Karp’s encouraging tone and innovative, think-outside-the-crib solutions. (Publishers Weekly)

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