and Sparrow offer new parent resources
In a series of new books, famed Children's child development
T. Berry Brazelton, MD, and Joshua Sparrow, MD, spell out methods to help parents deal with
some of the basic problems of childhood.
Sleep: The Brazelton Way
covers everything a parent needs to know about sleep. Topics include
the first great touchpoint of helping the baby sleep
through the night; deciding whether to start with a family
bed and how to wean a child into his or her own bed; sleepwalking;
nightmares; and above all, helping children to go to sleep alone.
Calming Your Fussy Baby: The Brazelton
Way helps parents interpret the very first cries of an
infant, and shows them how to respond in the most appropriate
and effective way. Drs. Brazelton and Sparrow deal with urgent
problems such as colic, whining and tantrums. They also show how
the emergence of gestures and words gradually replaces crying
as the child's way to act on the world.
Discipline: The Brazelton Way
shows how the normal physical, emotional and intellectual
growth spurts can lead to conflicts and testing behavior. For
each problemdefiance, lying, stealing, fighting, biting
and foul languageDrs. Brazelton and Sparrow offer both understanding
and practical solutions.
For more information, visit www.brazelton-institute.com.