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Sweet Dreams: How to Establish and Maintain Good Sleep Habits for Your Baby

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Sleep is not an isolated part of a baby's life, but is intertwined with nutrition, development, and personality. In Sweet Dreams, pediatric nurse and sleep specialist Arna Skula brings us into a baby's world and explores it through the lens of sleep. She discusses ways to improve sleep habits, how to solve sleep problems, and the role of parents in establishing and maintaining good sleep habits for their babies and small children.

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Overview

Sleep is not an isolated part of a baby's life, but is intertwined with nutrition, development, and personality. In Sweet Dreams, pediatric nurse and sleep specialist Arna Skula brings us into a baby's world and explores it through the lens of sleep. She discusses ways to improve sleep habits, how to solve sleep problems, and the role of parents in establishing and maintaining good sleep habits for their babies and small children.

The first section of the book deals generally with babies' sleep and sleeping habits, parents' roles in managing sleep, and common sleep problems. The second section provides practical guidelines about what to expect at different ages as regards sleep and how to manage your baby's sleep at different ages. It also addresses the main issues for parents and babies at each stage of development.

  • Helps parents understand the role of sleep in their baby's routine at every stage.
  • Offers an overview of realistic expectations from newborn to age two.
  • Helps parents assess and create beneficial sleeping patterns through specially created charts.
  • Answers a wide range of questions from real parents based on the author's experiences working with babies and their parents.
  • Guides parents in special circumstances, such as those with twins or premature babies.
  • Supports parents whose babies suffer from colic, ear infections, and other problems that can disrupt good sleep patterns.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781909066021
  • Publisher: Carroll & Brown Publishers, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/23/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Arna Skula is a clinical nurse specialist at the Children's Hospital in Reykjavik, Iceland, and has worked in pediatric nursing since 1978. For the last 13 years she has built up an outpatient clinic in Iceland for babies with sleep problems, which assists some 500 families a year. She is also an active researcher and teacher, and regularly contributes to media discussions on the welfare of parents and children.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Parental matters 8

What babies need 10

Upbringing-a team effort 15

Single parents 22

Communicating with your baby 24

How babies sleep 26

The different stages of sleep 28

Development and sleep 33

How feeding affects sleep 38

Realistic expectations 42

Sleep problems 50

Why babies can't sleep 52

Resolving a sleep problem 54

Your baby's sleep at different ages 70

Newborn 72

Letters from parents 80

Two through four months 82

Letters from parents 94

Five through eight months 100

Letters from parents 107

Nine through 14 months 115

Letters from parents 120

15 through 24 months 125

Letters from parents 128

Special situations 132

Premature babies 134

Twins and close siblings 136

Illness and sleep 138

Index and acknowledgments 142

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