The Dream Sleeper
With respect for many styles of parenting, The Dream Sleeper is step-by-step approach for helping your little one get a good night's sleep.
Simple and easy-to-follow, this informative book offers a new approach to teaching babies how to sleep independently. These proven methods, prepared with a team of esteemed pediatric advisors, shows anyone how to coach their child to sleep through the night on his or her own. The importance of preparation, consistency, and patience is explained in a down-to-earth style. The book includes
- A primer on the science of sleep
- Instructions for setting up the sleeping environment
- Examples of optimal sleeping and eating schedules for your child
- Advice on identifying unhelpful sleep associations and replacing them with more positive associations
- Checklists and strategies for helping your child sleep 11-12 hours a night, plus daytime naps
"Give your child and yourself the gift of a good night's sleep. The Dream Sleeper is chock-full of useful strategies for sleep-deprived parents. Herman and Ryan put sleep in terms that today's parents can relate to, offering compassion and empowerment with a side helping of humor." —Dr. Michele Borba, Today Show parenting expert and author of The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries
"Finally, a realistic and modern approach to helping baby sleep from two of the best sleep experts around. The Dream Sleeper is an invaluable guide with advice from real (and formerly sleep-deprived) moms and provides great anecdotes and tips for navigating all the baby sleep challenges that both new and experienced parents face. I wish I'd had this book when my babies were learning to sleep!"
—Carley Roney, cofounder and editor in chief, TheBump.com