Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems

  • by Richard Ferber
  • Narrated by George K. Wilson
  • 16 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Does your child: Have difficulty falling asleep? Wake in the middle of the night? Suffer sleep terrors, sleepwalking, or nighttime fears? Have difficulty waking for school or staying awake in class? Snore, wet the bed, or head bang?
In the first major revision of his best-selling, groundbreaking classic, Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation's foremost authority on children's sleep problems, delivers safe, sound ideas for helping your child fall and stay asleep at night and perform well during the day.
Incorporating new research, Dr. Ferber provides important basic information that all parents should know regarding the nature of sleep and the development of normal sleep and body rhythms throughout childhood. He discusses the causes of most sleep problems from birth to adolescence and recommends an array of proven solutions for each so that parents can choose the strategy that works best for them.
Topics covered in detail include:


Bedtime difficulties and nighttime wakings
Effective strategies for naps
Sleep schedule abnormalities
A balanced look at co-sleeping
New insights into the nature of sleep terrors and sleepwalking
Problems in setting limits
Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, bed-wetting, and head banging
Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems offers priceless advice and concrete help for a whole new generation of anxious, frustrated, and overtired parents.

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"A practical, informative and sensitive guide." (Booklist)

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This was well worth a credit to start sleeping well again. It quickly helped me identify my child's sleep problem. We were all getting much better sleep in just 3 nights of using some of the techniques. After one week, our child was sleeping through the night and has been for several weeks now.

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- W. Scott Mills

Great science-based resource for parents

If you, like me, would only listen to science-backed argumentations and you also are going through the emotional rollercoaster of expecting a child, I really cannot recommend this book enough.
Getting ready to tackle all sleep-related problems thanks to the expert suggestions of a sleep clinic professional is priceless, especially when as it is usual, you are surrounded by many people giving you unsolicited, trivial and unscientific advice.

This narration is just a bit too slow, but it is clear and free of any major errors.
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- Fabrizio

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-11-2012
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio