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Dr. Harvey Karp is famous for his brilliant insights into centuries-old parenting problems and for discovering breakthrough solutions that are simple . . . practical . . . and fast working. In The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, he works his magic once again on the #1 complaint of new parents. The bone-deep fatigue that parents experience when their children sleep poorly is not just a nuisance—it is very serious. Sleep deprivation can provoke depression, illness, marital conflict, and even obesity.
A flood of sleep misinformation and contradictory messages have left parents more confused than ever: “Hold your baby—but don’t spoil her!” “Swaddle your baby—but don’t let him get dependent on it!” Based on Dr. Karp’s thirty years as a pediatrician and child developmentalist, The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep reveals groundbreaking new ideas to prevent or cure most sleep problems in children under five years old, including:
Plus, The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep reveals many more foolproof tips used by Dr. Karp with thousands of families to quickly turn nighttime shrieks into nightlong slumber.
I read this book a year ago but I felt compelled to spread the word.
This book is filled with insight and many helpful tips as it reveals simple steps to ensure better sleep patterns and habits, while it prevents parental insanity.
We bought this book after we had success with Dr. Karp's Happiest Baby on the Block and needed some guidance for sleeping.
In the end, we had to use the 'Ferber method,' but some of these tips really helped us along the way, and worked at different stages for our little one.Published 6 days ago by Sarah P
This was a great read. It was easy to understand but still detailed. I can't speak to the method just yet as my baby hasn't arrived yet.Published 1 month ago by Leslie Allgeier
I really liked the simple ideas. It helped me to determine why my 10 month old son was still waking up 2-4 times at night and being able to identify that he is just hungry was... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tegan Thacker
If you yave not read any other parenting books or been to any classes, this book would be helpful. I did not enjoy. Read morePublished 2 months ago by annarella
Dr. Karp's 5 Ss are legendary. We relied on his DVD for the first few weeks of our daughter's life.
His sleep book is an excellent guide with ONE CAVEAT: ATTN Parents,... Read more
Another excellent book from Dr. Karp, full of useful and sensitive ideas! Baby sleeps better after only few days of implementation. And no cry of course.Published 2 months ago by Maria Skvrndova
Very similar to Karp's other Happiest Baby on the Block book. However it goes into detail for each age group. I would say skip the other book and buy this one. Read morePublished 2 months ago by FAB
This is my favorite sleep book I've read. I like his nurturing style and balance between baby-led and parent-led scheduling. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jaymalew
Love this book and the happiest baby series. Such a sweet, loving approach to "sleep training". Read morePublished 2 months ago by aallhalls