The Happiest Baby on the Block

The Happiest Baby on the Block

The New Way to Calm Crying and Help your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer

Book - 2015 | Second edition Bantam Books revised trade paperback edition
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"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 with, 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."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2015
Edition: Second edition Bantam Books revised trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9780553393231
Branch Call Number: 649 Karp 2015
Characteristics: xxv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 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


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