Dr. Jodi Mindell is a Professor of Psychology and Director of Graduate She is the author of Sleeping Through the Night: How Infants, Toddlers, and Their. Mar 28, Dr. Jodi Mindell, author of ‘Sleeping Through the Night’, offers up advice for getting your baby on a schedule and putting their sleep troubles to. Sleeping Through the Night has ratings and reviews. Sleeping Through the Night by Jodi A. Mindell Ph.D. is an informative read and good reference.

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Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Every night she bites, slaps, pinches, and struggles with us, and has almost taken a chunk of skin from both my husband and myself. See and discover other items: Parents may receive compensation seleping you click through and purchase from links contained on this website. Not good for him or us.

Again, a few helpful hints here and there but nothing earth shattering. In general, I’m lucky my child is not a crier anyway, she doesn’t freak out when I leave her in her crib by herself. The author, a Ph.

The one time we tried to let him; he cried for nearly an hour and a half. Jodi Mendell helped save my household from an enormous amount of potential frustration. I’ve recommended this book to several families that I’ve worked with in a professional capacity and recently picked it up again to come up with a plan for helping my own infant sleep. Jan 15, Kristen rated it it was ok Shelves: It sounds like it’s time to slefping putting him down awake rather than rocking him to sleep.

Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. It was so much easier when she was first born and I was nursing.

Mindell now provides tips and techniques, the answers to commonly asked questions, and case studies and quotes from parents who have successfully solved their children’s sleep problems. Mindell mundell recommend graduated extinction though which so far I’ve been trying to avoid, but I think she still has a lot of helpful advice and information. We started at 11 weeks and while putting himself to sleep within 20 minutes now with very little fussing, 3 weeks later he is still not putting himself back to sleep after the first wake up.


I also found the author to be rather full of herself, which annoyed me. She is still nursing trhough two hours too. Here, we’ve collected some of her best advice. This was one of the most helpful and practical books I read as a new Mom, and it was easy to read.

Be sure to always return her to her bed. Once she is able to put herself to sleep at bedtime, you’ll find that she will naturally start sleeping better throughout the night.

Sounds like something is going on. Read more Read less. This is one of the only baby sleep books that actually addresses parents’ mental health as if it’s worth thinking about in the baby sleep discussion. The best part about this book is that the author isn’t preachy or extreme in her views and advice, which is so refreshing. I wouldn’t make an issue of her contradictory advise if she’d explained her reasons, so I could make an informed decision on whether to follow it or not.

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My two-year-old daughter has a lot of extra energy and won’t get on a sleep schedule. Although it didn’t magically make him sleep through the night yet I have a better idea what to expect as a result. He was also taking a lot of short naps, 30 to 45 minutes. My daughter goes down like a rock.

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Now he wakes up around 10 pm to eat, sometimes once a night to be soothed, awake at 5 to eat, then asleep until 7. To ask other readers questions about Sleeping Through the Nightplease sign up. Definitely contact your doctor.


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While she is not ,indell yet, I feel confident that she will in the coming months. Alan Greene on Night Terrors.

Also, I would have liked more information on how to handle naps, joei they seem to be a whole different kind of beast than night time sleep.

Some parents dislike this book because they perceive it to be a “sleep training” manual, but I view it more as sleep guidance because her tone and approach is This is the BEST sleep book in my opinion and there are many out there.

I did pick my son up to soothe him a few times the first night, but I did not rock him to sleep.

If he wants comfort, why shouldn’t I give it to him? Lately, my month-old has been getting very angry about having to go to bed. Wish I had minedll this before the baby was born to establish good sleeping habits from day one. Slweping frustrating, especially since I have three other children who also need my attention-as well as a mountain of laundry!

That will help us both sleep! It’s also the only one I’ve read that addresses the effects of a baby’s poor sleep on parent mental health and relationship with more than a cursory aside, and has specific sections on adult sleep issues as well. We used what we learned in this book for our younger two children, and they never had any trouble going to sleep and staying asleep. That will likely take him to the morning.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I also feel that the treatment of breastfeeding and sleep throughout the book was thorough and useful.