In this completely revised and expanded edition, Dr Marc Weissbluth - a leading paediatrician - updates his groundbreaking approach to solving and preventing children's sleep problems, from infancy through to adolescence. In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child he explains with authority and reassurance his step-by-step regime for parents for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of their child's natural sleep cycles. This valuable sourcebook outlines the best course of action for sleep problems: prevention and treatment; reveals the common mistakes parents make to get their children to sleep; helps stop the crybaby syndrome, nightmares and bedwetting and provides new material on: - how to handle 'nap-resistant' kids and when to start sleep training - help for working mums and children with sleep issues - the father's role in comforting children - the benefits and drawbacks of allowing kids to sleep in the family bed And much more. Rest is vital to children's health, growth and development. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child outlines proven strategies that ensure good, healthy sleep for every age.Finding the bedtime that is just right for your child might require some back-and- forth adjustments; make one change and then wait ... about six and twenty-one months always have short naps in the morning and afternoon, no matter what patents do. Between six and nine months of age. they may appear to be too short because the child requires many short naps, ... As long as the bedtime is early. by nine or twelve months. most of these children are taking fewer and longer naps and noanbsp;...
|Title||:||Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2010-06-15|