On Becoming Baby Wise

On Becoming Baby Wise

Giving your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep

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Distinguished pediatrician Dr Robert Bucknam, M.D. and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on baby sleep and feeding patterns. This updated Anniversary edition celebrates 25 years with Bucknam and Ezzo's groundbreaking approach which has found favor with over six million parents and has been translated into 20 languages around the world. For 25 years, On Becoming Babywise has been the de facto newborn parenting manual for naturally synchronizing your baby's feeding time, waketime and nighttime sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night. In his 28th year as a licensed Pediatrician, Dr. Robert Bucknam, M.D. along with co-author Gary Ezzo, demonstrate how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn's metabolism and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. In particular, they note how an infant's body responds to the influences of parental routine or the lack thereof.

Early chapters start with explorations of everyday aspects of infant management such as the three basic elements of daytime activities for newborns: feeding time, waketime, and naptime. Practical discussions then focus on broad and niche topics including feeding philosophies, baby sleep problems, baby scheduling challenges, nap routines, sleep training multiples, baby sleeping props, Colic and Reflux and many other dimensions which impact breast feeding schedules, bottle feeding tips, and baby sleeping training.

Five resource Appendixes provide additional reference material: Taking care of baby and mom A timeline of what to expect and when Baby Sleep Training Problems and Solutions Monitoring Your Baby's Growth Healthy Baby Growth Charts On Becoming Babywise is more than an infant-management concept
It is a mindset for successful parenthood. It can help any parent develop a plan that meets both the needs of a new baby and of the entire family. These principles have worked for millions of parents and, when applied with common sense to your unique situation, can work wonderfully for you too! Recommended by doctors across the country.
Publisher: Mount Pleasant, SC : Parent-Wise Solutions, Inc., Hawksflight & Associates, [2017]
Edition: 25th anniversary edition
ISBN: 9781932740073
Branch Call Number: 649.122 EZZO
Characteristics: 279 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Bucknam, Robert - Author

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Pediatrician-led advice on creating a routine that's conducive to everyone in the household sleeping at night.


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