365 ways to get your child to sleep
Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years
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.
Call#: WM 188 .K1481 2012
Healthy sleep habits, happy child : a step-by-step program for a good night’s sleep
This book explains a step-by-step regime for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of your child’s natural sleep cycles and contains the latest research on the best course of action for sleep problems.
Call#: WM 188 .W432 2015
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Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year
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.
Call#: WS 105 .M4545 2012
On becoming baby wise : giving your infant the gift of nighttime sleep
This book provides tips on naturally synchronizing your baby’s feeding time, wake time and nighttime sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night.
Call#: WM 188 .E993 2019
Pediatric Sleep Problems: A Clinician’s Guide to Behavioral Interventions
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.
Call#: WM 188 .M496 2015
Precious Little Sleep : the complete baby sleep guide for modern pare
This book will help parents tackle the thorniest sleep snags, including: navigating the tricky newborn phase like a pro, getting your child to truly sleep through the night, weaning off the all-night buffet, mastering the precarious tango that is healthy napping, and solving toddler and preschooler sleep struggles.
Call#: WM 188 .D8521 2020
Sleep Better! A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs
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.
Call#: WM 188 .D931 2014
Sleepless in America: Is Your Child Misbehaving or Missing Sleep?
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.
Call#: WM 188 .K96s 2006
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Call#: PZ 8.3 .R48123Ste 2013
The going to bed book
Call#: BB 8.3 .B711go 1995
The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
This fully revised and updated book includes the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS risk.
Call#: WM 188 .K148 2015
The natural baby sleep solution : use your child’s internal sleep rhythms for better nights and naps
Based on the scientifically established rest and activity cycle that occurs every hour and a half, this book provides a proven program to help every parent give their baby better nights and naps.
Call#: WM 188 .M7811 2008
The Science of Mom: A Research-Based Guide to Your Baby’s First Year
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.
Call#: WS 105 .C1304 2015
The Sleep Lady’s Good Night, Sleep Tight
Essential Reading for any tired parent, or any expectant parent who wants to avoid the pitfalls of sleeplessness, this book offers a practical, easy-to-follow remedy that will work for all families in need of nights of peaceful slumber.
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The Brain: Activity, Sleep and Boredom
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.
Call#: QP 376 .B73asb 2011
The Happiest Baby on the Block
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.
Call#: WM 188 .K148dvd 2012
The Safe to Sleep campaign which aims to reduce Sudden Infant Death.
This article provides recommendations for parents to follow to provide a safe sleep environment that can reduce the risk of all sleep-related infant deaths, including SIDS.
Healthy Children (2020)
This article provides reasonable, science-based guidelines to help you determine whether your child is getting the sleep he or she needs to grow, learn, and play.
Illinois Department of Human Services (2023)
Welcome to Illinois Safe Sleep Support, a program for families in Illinois to learn about the safest ways for their babies to sleep, get answers to their sleep safety questions, and get access to items they need to keep their babies safe. Printable resources for families are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, and Polish.
Illinois Early Learning Project (2017)
Losing a baby to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a tragedy that grieves parents, family members, friends, and others who care for the child. The good news is that all of those who provide care for an infant can help reduce the risk of SIDS