Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep

by William Sears

Paperback, 1999

Status

Available

Local notes

EC Parenting

Publication

Plume (1999), Edition: Revised, 224 pages

Description

Parenting is a full-time, twenty-four-hour-a-day job. Nighttime Parenting was written to make that job easier and to help the whole family -- mother, father, baby -- sleep better. It helps parents understand why babies sleep differently than adults, offers solutions to nighttime problems, and even describes how certain styles of nighttime parenting can aid in child spacing and lower the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

224 p.; 5.3 inches

ISBN

0452281482 / 9780452281486

User reviews

LibraryThing member LLLMontebello
Dr. Sears explains how babies sleep differently than adults, how sharing sleep can help the whole family sleep better, and encourages parents to have confidence in the own intuition and to be responsive to their babies and young children at night. The revised edition includes the latest research on how sharing sleep may reduce SIDS risk, offers tips on safe sleeping-sharing, and includes an update on the benefits of breastfeeding at night, as well advice on common nighttime dilemmas.… (more)
LibraryThing member LLLSouthCentralMiami
Nightime Parenting can help the whole family-mother, father, baby and child-sleep better.Besides it helps parents understand how and why babies sleep differently than adults, the book bolsters parents' confidence in their ability to find solutions that work. Dr. Sears even describes how certain styles of nighttime parenting can aid in child spacing and lowering the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.… (more)
LibraryThing member HomeBirth
Dr. Sears urges parents to have confidence in their own intuition and be responsive to their babies and young children at night. His solution to the sleepless nights that are so common to new parents is sleep sharing. This book provides information on safe cosleeping, the benefits of breastfeeding at night, how to get your baby to sleep and stay asleep, how to deal with toddlers who wake at night, and methods for getting children to bed without a struggle.… (more)

Pages

224

Rating

(20 ratings; 4.1)
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