Get sleep survival tips in this Q&A with Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child author, doctor and preeminent sleep guru, Marc Weissbluth. One of the country’s leading researchers updates his revolutionary approach to solving–and preventing–your children’s sleep problems. Here Dr. Marc. A leading pediatrician outlines his groundbreaking, step-by-step program to help parents ensure a good night’s sleep for their children by working with their.

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Also, it’s almost like he thinks his way is the ONLY way. View all 7 comments. In the end what comes through to me about this doctor is that he deeply cares about mothers and their babies and recognizes the many challenges that face them.

No doubt it stems from the ‘me’ generation’s philosophy that a baby should not be allowed to interfere with your lifestyle. Weissbluth doesn’t format his writing very well and he often repeats himself or gets off track.

I will say however, I do not follow chipd cry happu out advice. I had a couple different MD’s recommend this book to me so I wanted really badly for it to be the sleep bible everyone says it is. Weissbluth is a trusted resource and adviser.

For nights and hours on end, he would cry until the magic hour of 6 a. Now she’s 3 and still goes to bed by 7: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Nov 07, Amanda rated it it was amazing. His notion that children calm down and sleep better and generally behave better after 6 weeks was spot on with my two children.

As a new parent it was nice to see several choices of methods available to me to help me with my daughter – and it encouraged me to make the choice that we were comfortable with, it didn’t push any one method over others. It’s worth it to do it right completely the FIRST time, and not prolong even a small part of the problem. Unfortunately, I mard a hard time with the book for several reasons. I read this book on the recommendation of happpy people and many mommies swear by it.


So, Arizona babies should go to bed an hour apart don’t ask me to figure out if Happyy mean before or after from Utah babies just north of them during Daylight Savings which Arizona commendably abstains from? It needs a good editorial scrub. Along similar lines, the book establishes the authoritative normal citing a study of what “white urban families” do. It may not be for every parent, but it’s working for us so far. Jul 22, Lianne rated it it was amazing.

I really liked healghy book.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

My daughter had gotten to a point where she would not fall asleep unless it was or or next to me. Could it not possibly be that the same factors interfering with day sleep are still at play with night maarc This has made a huge difference for my baby a What I liked: I give it two stars because the book repeats itself over and over and over. When my brother and sister-in-law were coming to visit for a couple days, I implemented this advice on my then-2YO to ensure I impressed our guests with his well-rested behavior.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth

His argument is that it’s a different process to fall asleep versus wake up. It is just full of good information about sleep developm This book is really flawed, I can’t get away from that. A must read for soon-to-be parents. We were told he was just a handful, difficult, and extra cranky cause he didn’t nap well.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child – Marc Weissbluth – Google Books

I really like how informative this book is, in general — Dr. He also places blame directly and unabashedly on the parent’s shoulders for any sleep issues the child has, exacerbating the anxiety you feel over this unknown perfect sleep moment you should be looking for.


Using the same unique approach and practical tools for success, this e-book helps you and your toddler sleep through the night and enjoy a better daytime schedule. Contrary to popular opinion, an overtired infant will not simply conk out and sleep helthy 12 hours – rather, the opposite happens Dr.

Selected pages Title Page. I found no information that would He offers dozens of anecdotes mwrc new case histories of children with various sleep disorders and the prescribed methods The child care classic is now totally revised and updated as Dr.

Moms, Dads, Parents, Anyone with kids. Aug 05, Marita rated it did not like it.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child: Our Review

Contrary to ewissbluth opinion, an overtired infant will not simply conk out and sleep for 12 hours – rather, the opposite happens, something which I can certainly attest to. Sep 19, Evaly rated it really liked it. They live in Chicago. There is no “one-size fits all” approach to parenting – if babies were supposed to have an instruction book, they would have come with one at birth.

I loved this book so much that after returning it to the library, I bought a copy of my own! How about some compassion? Jul 06, Michelle rated it really liked it. Your consultation package also includes ample follow-up help, designed to help you troubleshoot problems and tweak your plan as needed.