In I Want to Sleep, Harriet Griffey helps you to understand, address and overcome sleep issues as she explores the roots of sleep problems and offers practical advice on dealing with them. Harriet starts with the basics and looks at what sleep is and why we need it, as well as circadian rhythms and cycles.
"Fully revised and updated, this classic bestseller holds the key to happiness for sleep-deprived parents. SLEEP RIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT is a hands-on, tried-and-tested guide to solving sleep problems in infants and young children. With all-new chapters in this edition include on parenting and you, the unique needs of very young babies, and dealing with twins, it also covers- * Sleep solutions for your child from birth to three years * How to establish a pattern to suit your child's particular needs * Techniques for soothing and relaxing * Controlled comforting methods for older babies and toddlers * Advice on trouble-shooting sleep disruption * Self-help strategies for tired parents * Progress charts to track sleeping and feeding patterns * Step-by-step advice to guide you through sleeping problems Packed with authoritative information, interactive methods and reassuring advice from health care professionals who help hundreds of families every year, SLEEP RIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT is a must-have for every parent."
Do you have a baby that won't go to sleep? Are you up for hours in the night trying to settle them? Have you tried method after method but got nowhere? This book is a light-hearted look at both the sensible and crazy things we do to get our babies to sleep. It contains more ideas for settling your child than you'd ever imagined possible. And ... one of the ideas might actually work for you!! (But then, again, they might not either...)
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In 2001 it was discovered that it is only the blue component in ordinary white light that causes melatonin suppression. Melatonin is the hormone that promotes sleep and is a powerful cancer fighter. This book traces the story of how research with animals and humans has demonstrated the health benefits of long periods of darkness that maximize melatonin. By blocking just the blue light a condition of "virtual darkness" allows enjoyment of normal evening activities while maximizing melatonin flow. The benefits go far beyond better sleep and reducing cancer risk. They include helping to avoid postpartum depression, improving symptoms of ADHD, and helping to stabilize mood in patients with bipolar disorder.
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