Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family

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Written by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Linda J. Smith, Teresa Pitman

Sweet Sleep is the first and most complete book on nights and naps for breastfeeding families. It’s mother-wisdom, reassurance, and a how-to guide for making sane and safe decisions on how and where your family sleeps, backed by the latest research.

It’s 4 A.M. You’ve nursed your baby five times throughout the night. You’re beyond exhausted. But where can you breastfeed safely when you might fall asleep? You’ve heard that your bed is dangerous for babies. Or is it? Is there a way to reduce the risk? Does life really have to be this hard? No, it doesn’t. Sweet Sleep is within reach. This invaluable resource will help you:

  • Sleep better tonight in under ten minutes with the Quick Start guide—and sleep safer every night with the Safe Sleep Seven checklist
  • Sort out the facts and fictions of bedsharing and SIDS
  • Learn about normal sleep at every age and stage, from newborn to new parent
  • Direct your baby toward longer sleep when he’s ready
  • Tailor your approach to your baby’s temperament
  • Uncover the hidden costs of sleep training and “cry it out” techniques
  • Navigate naps at home and daycare
  • Handle concerns from family, friends, and physicians
  • Enjoy stories and tips from mothers like you
  • Make the soundest sleep decisions for your family and your life

You may also download tearsheets from this book at: http://www.llli.org/sweetsleepbook/tearsheets


About the Author

La Leche League International is the most trusted name in breastfeeding information, support, and advocacy. Founded in 1956 by seven intrepid women, La Leche League now has more than 7,000 accredited leaders in sixty-eight countries, and offers phone, online, and in-person consultation to breastfeeding mothers.

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Publisher: Ballantine Books 
Pages: 512
Size: 23x15.5x2.5 cm
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345518477
Publication date: 2014/7/29

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