This topical guide on establishing healthy sleep habits will introduce you to important books, videos, and information resources available from the EI Clearinghouse.
Contact us to request a resource listed below (or ask your local public librarian).
- Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years
WM 188 .K1481 2012 779244248
William Morrow, 2012
This book offers tips on how to help your newborn, infant, or toddler get the rest they need while also debunking some of the most widely held myths about babies and sleep.
- Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year
Da Capo Press, 2012
WS 105 .M4545 2012 773023454
This book provides a guide to the first 12 months of life with a new baby, including information on feeding, immunizations, development, sleeping, and medical care.
- Pediatric Sleep Problems: A Clinician’s Guide to Behavioral Interventions
Lisa J. Meltzer. American Psychological Association, 2015
WM 188 .M496 2015 895272453
This book presents behavioral interventions for common pediatric sleep problems. Step-by-step instructions show readers how to clinically assess and treat children from toddlers to teenagers, and case examples apply the instructions to real-life scenarios.
- Sleep Better! A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs
WM 188 .D931 2014 855362793 9781598574661
Paul H. Brookes, 2013
From bedtime tantrums to bedwetting, sleep problems can be one of the biggest sources of worry and frustration for parents of children with special needs. Help is here in this down-to-earth, nonjudgmental guide packed with widely tested, easy-to-use techniques that work for all children, with and without disabilities.
- Sleepless in America: Is Your Child Misbehaving or Missing Sleep?
Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
WM 188 .K96s 2006 60188150
New York: HarperCollins, 2006
Based on the personal experience of parents as well as up-to-date scientific research, this book focuses on the topic of sleep deprivation and its solutions as a way to look at child behavior and development issues.
- The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
Harvey Karp. Penguin Random House, 2015
This fully revised and updated book includes the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS risk.
- The Science of Mom: A Research-Based Guide to Your Baby’s First Year
Alice Callahan. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015
WS 105 .C1304 2015 893389673
In this friendly guide through the science of infancy, the author explains how nonscientist mothers can learn the difference between hype and evidence. The Science of Mom is a fascinating, eye-opening, and extremely informative exploration of the topics that generate discussion and debate in the media and among parents.
Contact us to request a resource listed below (or ask your local public librarian). Some videos may be viewed online.
- The Brain: Activity, Sleep and Boredom
QP 376 .B73asb 2011 707121713
Physical activity and quality sleep are both vital for healthy bodies. Studies suggest that doing “nothing,” and even being bored, is actually very important to how we process the world around us and is key to creativity.
- The Happiest Baby on the Block
WM 188 .K148dvd 2012 795744238
Happiest Baby. 2012
The Happiest Baby reveals a stunning new discovery . . . the calming reflex. It’s almost an “off switch” for crying that all babies are born with. Within just days you’ll boost your baby’s sleep one to three hours every night.
The journal titles linked below will take you to the publisher's homepage. You can ask your local public librarian how to obtain these articles or contact us
for more information.
The web resources listed below provide quick and easy access to evidence-based online information.