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The happiest baby on the block : the new way to calm crying and help your newborn baby sleep longer  Cover Image Book Book

The happiest baby on the block : the new way to calm crying and help your newborn baby sleep longer / Harvey Karp, M.D.

Karp, Harvey, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 0553393235 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9780553393231 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9780553393231
  • ISBN: 0553393235
  • Physical Description: xxv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Second edition ; Bantam books revised trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-307) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Acknowledgments -- introduction: Ancient Secrets About Crying Babies -- Part One. Why Babies Cry, and Why Some Cry So Much -- 1. Babies: A New Insight -- 2. Crying: Our Infants' Ancient Survival Tool -- 3. The Dreaded Colic: A "CRYsis" for the Whole Family -- 4. The Top Five Colic Theories, and Why They're (Mostly) Wrong -- The True Cause of Colic: The Missing Fourth Trimester -- Part Two. The Ancient Art of Soothing a Baby -- 6. The Fourth Trimester: The Woman Who Mistook Her Baby for a Horse -- 7. The Key to Happy Babies: The Calming Reflex and the 5 S's -- 8. 1st S: Swaddling--A Feeling of Pure "WRAPture" -- 9. 2nd S: Side/Stomach--Your Baby's Feel-Good Position -- 10. 3rd S: Shushing--Your Baby's Favorite Soothing Sound -- 11. 4th S: Swinging--Moving in Rhythm with Your Baby -- 12. 5th S: Sucking--The Icing on the Cake -- 13. The Cuddle Cure: Finding Your Baby's Favorite Mix of S's -- 14. Other Colic Remedies: From Old Wives' Tales to Proven Soothers -- 15. The Magical 6th S: Sleep! -- Conclusion: The Fourth Trimester Ends ... and a Rainbow Appears -- Appendix A. Red Flags and Red Alerts: When Should You Call the Doctor? -- Appendix B. The New Parent's Survival Guide--Ten Key Tips -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
"A completely revised and updated second edition of one of the most popular and bestselling parenting books of all time, by America's favorite pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp. Harvey Karp, M.D. shares his groundbreaking approach to calming your new baby's crying and transforming your infant into the happiest baby on the block! His highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts: 1. Create the Fourth Trimester: How to re-create the womblike atmosphere your newborn baby still yearns for. 2. Find the Calming Reflex: An "off switch" all babies are born wtih, which quickly soothes fussing and crying. 3. Use the 5 S's: Five easy methods to turn on your baby's amazing calming reflex. 4. Apply the Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 S's to calm even colicky babies. THOROUGHLY REVISED SECOND EDITION"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Crying in infants.
Infants > Care.
Parent and child.
Infants > Sleep.
Child rearing.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe J PAR 618.2 KAR (Text)
: Purchased with funds from the Healthy Communities Grant
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