The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition

The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition : The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer

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Never again will you have to stand by helplessly while your little baby cries and cries. There is a way to calm most crying babies . . . usually in minutes!

Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing sleep. Now his landmark book--fully revised and updated with the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS risk--can teach you too! Dr. Karp's highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts:

1. The Fourth Trimester: Why babies still yearn for a womblike atmosphere . . . even after birth
2. The Calming Reflex: An "off switch" all babies are born with
3. The 5 S's: Five easy steps to turn on your baby's amazing calming reflex
4. The Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 S's to calm even colicky babies

With Dr. Karp's sensible advice, parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies, will be able to transform even the fussiest infant into the happiest baby on the block!

Praise for The Happiest Baby on the Block

"Dr. Karp's book is fascinating and will guide new parents for years to come."--Julius Richmond, M.D., Harvard Medical School, former Surgeon General of the United States

"The Happiest Baby on the Block is fun and convincing. I highly recommend it."--Elisabeth Bing, co-founder of Lamaze International

"Will fascinate anyone who wants to know how babies experience the world, and wants to answer their cries lovingly and effectively."--The San Diego Union-Tribune
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 141 x 210 x 19mm | 283g
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised, Updated ed.
  • B&W LINE ART; CHARTS
  • 0553393235
  • 9780553393231
  • 10,494

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Praise for The Happiest Baby on the Block

"Dr. Karp's book is fascinating and will guide new parents for years to come."--Julius Richmond, M.D., Harvard Medical School, former Surgeon General of the United States

"The Happiest Baby on the Block is fun and convincing. I highly recommend it."--Elisabeth Bing, co-founder of Lamaze International

"Will fascinate anyone who wants to know how babies experience the world, and wants to answer their cries lovingly and effectively."--The San Diego Union-Tribune
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About Harvey Karp

Harvey Karp, M.D., is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the USC School of Medicine. He is the bestselling author of The Happiest Baby on the Block, The Happiest Toddler on the Block, and The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years. Dr. Karp is also a nationally renowned expert in child development, children's environmental health, and breastfeeding. He lives with his wife in California, and his adult daughter lives in New York.
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