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Sleep By Siobhan Stirling

Sleep by Siobhan Stirling

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Summary

Offering parents advice for dealing with common problems, this title presents tried-and-tested strategies for getting your baby to sleep through the night and for establishing unbroken nights for toddlers and older children. It addresses typical problems such as achieving dry nights, dealing with nightmares, early waking and fears of the dark.

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Sleep by Siobhan Stirling

Offering parents advice for dealing with common problems, this title presents tried-and-tested strategies for getting your baby to sleep through the night and for establishing unbroken nights for toddlers and older children. It addresses typical problems such as achieving dry nights, dealing with nightmares, early waking and fears of the dark. Also included are steps to minimize the risk of cot death which claims the lives of around 375 babies in Britain every year. Its easy-to-use format includes general advice, tips, checklists, charts, case studies and Q&As.

About Siobhan Stirling

Siobhan Stirling is a BBC producer and journalist who writes regularly for national parenting magazines, including Practical Parenting and New Baby. She is the mother of two and having used the strategies outlined in this book is now enjoying peaceful nights!

Table of Contents

Your newborn and sleep: some facts about newborns and sleep; where will your baby sleep? - pros and cons of the different options; sleeping safely - essential safety guidelines. Getting a good night's sleep: the first challenge - teaching your baby the difference between night and day; the second challenge - establishing a bedtime routine; the third challenge - teaching your child to settle on his own; moving towards uninterrupted nights; dealing with disruptions to an established night-time routine; general sleep questions answered - eg. should I let my baby/child have a comforter?, should I leave a light on at night for my baby/child?; trouble-shooting for common problems. Establishing unbroken nights for older children: similarities and differences between babies and toddlers and their sleep requirements; it's never too late! - how to adapt successful strategies for getting a baby to sleep as well for a toddler who has yet to sleep through the night; rewards - how prizes and star charts can act as a positive incentive for older children; trouble shooting - suggested solutions for common problems, eg. tantrums at bedtime. Toddler disturbances: your child's sleep requirements - how children's sleep needs change as they grow, dropping daytime sleeps; reasons why toddlers who have previously been good sleepers might start having difficulties going to sleep or waking at night; smooth transitions - planning a successful move to a big bed or a new bedroom; night fears; dealing with a fear of the dark; dealing with nightmares; dealing with night terrors; dealing with sleep walkers. Going dry at night: how to tell when your child is ready to abandon night-time nappies; how to make the move to dry nights successfully; how to minimize the disruption on your child's sleeping patterns. Special situations: lone parents; twins (or more); special needs children.

Additional information

GOR004984827
9780600606642
0600606643
Sleep by Siobhan Stirling
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2003-01-15
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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