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Thursday, January 14, 2010

THE SLEEP LADY'S GOOD NIGHT. SLEEP TIGHT by Kim West

THE SLEEP LADY'S GOOD NIGHT. SLEEP TIGHT
Author: Kim West, LCSW-C with Joanne Kenen
Source: FSB Media
* I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review*
  • Paperback: 440 pages
  • Publisher: Vanguard Press; Upd Exp edition (December 22, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593155581
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593155582
SYNOPSIS:

Kim West, The Sleep Lady® and nationally respected child and sleep expert, has brought peaceful slumber to many parents and children with her well-thumbed book, Good Night, Sleep Tight. In it West introduced a gentle and effective approach to putting babies and children to sleep that includes her signature step-by-step "Sleep Lady Shuffle."

Now, in this revised edition, Kim West expands and completely updates her book. The Sleep Lady®'s Good Night, Sleep Tight deals with one of the most challenging aspects of parenting -- getting young children, from newborn to five years old, to sleep. West offers a practical, easy-to-follow, and flexible approach to sleep that is gentle on both parent and child and doesn't require leaving your child alone to cry.

This updated edition offers advice on everything from how to guide young babies into good sleep rhythms and coping with "routine busters" like travel and teething, to moving your child from a crib to a bed, and sleep tips for twins and siblings. It also includes the latest research on sleep safety, deciphering newborn cries, and pacifier use, with expanded sections on breastfeeding, room sharing vs. co-sleeping, postpartum depression, baby and toddler yoga, phasing out nighttime feedings, and much more.

Whether you want to gently shape your newborn's sleep habits or you need to address specific sleep problems in your child, The Sleep Lady®'s Good Night, Sleep Tight will give you the answers you need.


MY THOUGHTS:

This book offers some insight on things that most parents find out on their own.  If ou are a first time mom though, then this book is very helpful.  It explains ways to help children from an early age and on up to sleep through the night and have a refreshing start the next morning!  If only this book would have been available to me before my children grew up and had bad habits already.  

You will also get to read little clips from the Sleep Lady that offers helpful tips.  Some tips are common sense, but some also help first time mom's with questions who have no one to turn to. This would be a perfect gift for soon-to-be moms or even the mom with many children.

MY RATING:



Very Good! Worth Spending Your Money on!


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Blogger Elie said...

I need this book for my sis, she is having the worst time with her newborn. Thanks for the review.

Elie (Ellz Readz)

January 14, 2010 at 3:40 PM  

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