About the Book
America's favorite pediatrician, Dr. Karp, now focuses his unparalleled knowledge, experience, and insight on solving the #1 concern of parents everywhere: sleep.
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!
From the Back Cover
Finally, kids do come with instructions!
Surprisingly simple steps to boost your little child's sleep fast!
Dr. Harvey Karp made doctors applaud and parents cheer with his brilliant solutions to centuries-old problems such as colic and tantrums. Now, in The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, he works his magic once again on the #1 parent complaint: exhaustion! Dr. Karp's surprising insights include:
- Why parents should always wake their sleeping babies when they ease them into bed!
- How a new type of white noise can boost your baby's or toddler's sleep by 1 to 2 hours!
- Easy "no-cry" tips that end infant and toddler bedtime struggles in just days!
Plus dozens more foolproof tips that have helped thousands of families turn nighttime shrieks into nightlong slumber.
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!
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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