The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns: Amazing Sleep from Day One - For Baby and You

The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns: Amazing Sleep from Day One - For Baby and You

by Elizabeth Pantley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259641176
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/17/2016
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 231,018
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Pantley is the author of twelve popular parenting books, available in twenty-seven languages, including the best-selling No-Cry Solution series. She is known by millions worldwide as a teacher of respectful and effective parenting methods. She is a mother of four.

Table of Contents



Summary of the 15 Keys to Amazing Newborn Sleep

Part 1: Important Facts You Need to Know

Newborn Babies are like the Princess and the Pea

How Do Newborn Babies Sleep?

How Much Sleep Does Your Newborn Baby Need?

Where Should My Baby Sleep?

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Part 2: The 15 Keys to Amazing Newborn Sleep

Key 1: Your Top Priority: Get to Know Your New Baby

Key 2: Have Realistic Expectations

Key 3: Learn to Read Your Baby's Sleepy Signals

Key 4: Respect the Span of "Happily Awake Time"

Key 5: Differentiate Between Sleeping Noises and Awake Noises

Key 6: Use the Soothing Sounds of Pink-Hued White NOise

Key 7: Set Your Baby's Biological Clock

Key 8: Ensure Adequate Daily Naps

Key 9: Understand and Respect your Baby's Sucking Reflex

Key 10: Help your Baby Make Friends with the Bassinet

Key 11: Swaddle Your Baby at the Right Times in the Right Way

Key 12: Give your Baby Opportunities to Fall Asleep Unaided

Key 13: Provide Motion for Peaceful Sleep

Key 14: Develop a Hint of a Bedtime Routine

Key 15: Live by the No-Cry Philosophy and Enjoy Your Happy Family

Part 3: Safety

Sleeping Safety Checklists

General Sleeping Safety Precautions for All Families

Safety Precautions for Cradles and Cribs

Safety Precautions for Co-Sleeping


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The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns: Amazing Sleep from Day One - For Baby and You 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Inna_C More than 1 year ago
If you have a positive pregnancy test start reading this book immediately! Then re-read it in the middle of your pregnancy, and then closer to your baby's birth. Why? - To make the ideas given in the book so natural that no one could confuse you with that popular "cry-it-out" parenting style! The book is written with a huge unconditional love to newborn babies. On each and every page you feel the author's encouragement, support, and expertise. The author gives options, shares her experience and the experience of other parents. Elizabeth Pantley helps to understand what is happening to a new baby from both, physiological and psychological point of view. She explains complex processes in an easy-to-read and easy-to-understand manner. Listen to your baby, observe her cues, experiment with all possible gentle ways to comfort your baby, and finally develop your own healthy sleeping pattern that works for your baby (and for you too!) Elizabeth Pantley is a unique author, I always recommend her books to young parents suffering from a severe sleep deprivation and confused by contradictive recommendations. This book is a must in young parents' library!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I received this electronically, a format I don't usually read. I looked at it once and through the day was 80 pages in! This is definitely a book I want to hold in hand and keep available to look at from time to time...I enjoyed the beautiful pictures of sweet newborns! I read it in almost one sitting at first - so much sensible information and support tuned into mom and baby and their needs. Since there are no booklets of directions enclosed when parents bring home baby, we usually need to go on our own instinct, plus we receive (often unwanted and unsupportive) advice from everywhere-including complete strangers! I agree with another reviewer who said it should be read before baby is born, and it would be helpful to know all of the information beforehand for sure! For whatever reason, I never would read past birth when I read books during my pregnancy (especially first time) so lost out on a lot that could have helped me. I feel I was probably one who inadvertently woke my first daughter or roused her out of a light sleep in her cycle, or at least was very quick to go to her every little breath or move... I work with supporting moms and babies, and rereading this book every few months will keep me refreshed and remembering all her sensible and useful ideas, information, and techniques. Elizabeth Pantley includes acceptance and support for different babies and different parenting styles, including breastfeeding, attachment parenting, and family sleeping, and leaves open to you to try one thing at a time, and keep to use what works for you and your baby and family. It is excellent that she presents in that way; there are no HAVE TOs or dire consequences that you should or shouldn't try an idea (unlike advice you may get elsewhere that seems to be saying-"my way is the only right way!") There isn't right and wrong; there is just baby and family getting their best sleep possible-if that happens it is YOUR right way for your baby and family. Many techniques are simple, maybe common sense, but having all of them organized and together in one place is quite an accomplishment that Elizabeth successfully compiled.