|About the Book|
“How to Calm Your Baby and get them to Sleep” is a parent’s handbook which provides an extensive description of child rearing techniques which will help you to be a more confident, effective and nurturing parent. The book specifically focuses onMore“How to Calm Your Baby and get them to Sleep” is a parent’s handbook which provides an extensive description of child rearing techniques which will help you to be a more confident, effective and nurturing parent. The book specifically focuses on infant’s age 0 – 1 year old and provides ideas which parents can easily implement on your own so that you can help your infant to feel more comfortable and secure as they adapt to this new world in which they are living during this first year of their life. The book discusses several steps which can be taken prior to returning home from the hospital and then within your home on a daily and nightly basis. These steps range from working with your child’s pediatrician to specific activities which can be used during the day and at bedtime to decrease crying and help your baby to sleep better. Most of these are common sense steps which will be easy to implement on your own.In order to give you a sense of other childcare approaches that are currently popular and commonly used, a review of several models which are on the market is also provided. These include work by Tracy Hoggs, Dr. Harvey Karp, Dr. Sears and Elizabeth Pantley. For each of these writers, a brief review of their models, along with examples of some of their recommendations are included. This book provides a great introduction to the topic of child rearing and infant sleep and leaves you with a great deal of information to consider and possibly apply to your own family life as you take care of your infant.With over 50 years combined experience as Childhood Development Specialists as well as parenting of their own children the authors of How to Calm Your Baby and Get Them to Sleep have much expertise to offer in this book.