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Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems (Revised / Expanded) (Paperback) (Richard Ferber)
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The completely revised and updated edition of the all-time bestselling book on children’s sleep problems, with important new insights and solutions from Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation’s leading authority on children’s sleep problems.Does your child have difficulty falling asleep? Wake in the middle of the night? Suffer sleep terrors, sleepwalking, or nighttime fears? Have difficulty waking for school or staying awake in class? Snore, wet the bed, or head bang?In the first major revision of his bestselling, groundbreaking classic since it was published, Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation’s foremost authority on children’s sleep problems, delivers safe, sound ideas for helping your child fall and stay asleep at night and perform well during the day.Incorporating new research, Dr. Ferber provides important basic information that all parents should know regarding the nature of sleep and the development of normal sleep and body rhythms throughout childhood. He discusses the causes of most sleep problems from birth to adolescence and recommends an array of proven solutions for each so that parents can choose the strategy that works best for them. Topics covered in detail include: Bedtime difficulties and nighttime wakings, effective strategies for naps, sleep schedule abnormalities, a balanced look at co-sleeping, new insights into the nature of sleep terrors and sleepwalking, problems in setting limits, and sleep apnea, narcolepsy, bed-wetting, and head banging.Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems offers priceless advice and concrete help for a whole new generation of anxious, frustrated, and overtired parents.
Identifies a wide variety of sleep problems in children and provides practical strategies and a how-to approach for solving such difficulties as falling asleep, night fears, nighttime awakening, and irregular sleep patterns.
Edition: Revised / Expanded
Number of Pages: 440
Genre: Health + Wellness, Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Sleep + Sleep Disorders
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Richard Ferber
Street Date: May 23, 2006
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-6163
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Gray and Laney's mommy — 8 years ago
My daughter was waking up 8 times a night, and my husband and I were at our wits end (really far beyond it, actually). I was dead set on CIO and that's what I thought this book was, lo and behold...not so much! This was our saving grace and hopefully it can be yours as well. Unlike many other "sleep...see moreof the reviewer's review