Teachings of books on parenting


There are many different types of parenting books on the market, and each one promises to teach you the right way to raise your children. However, not all parenting books are created equal. Some are based on scientific research, while others are based on personal experience or anecdotal evidence.

The Baby Book by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

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This book focuses on attachment parenting, which is a style that encourages mothers to bond with their babies from birth rather than using a parenting method based on schedules. Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed, co-sleep with their children and respond quickly to any cries that occur at night. This book is especially helpful for mothers who are having problems bonding with their babies.

The Baby Book by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

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This book focuses on attachment parenting, which is a style that encourages mothers to bond with their babies from birth rather than using a parenting method based on schedules. Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed, co-sleep with their children and respond quickly to any cries that occur at night. This book is especially helpful for mothers who are having problems bonding with their babies.

On Becoming Babywise by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam. This book teaches a parenting method called gentle discipline, which means that parents use immediate parental commands to encourage their children to behave. There are five different phases in this book: feeding the baby, establishing regular feeding times, putting the baby on a schedule, handling bad days, and teaching your baby to sleep through the night.

On Becoming Babywise by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam.

This book teaches a parenting method called gentle discipline, which means that parents use immediate parental commands to encourage their children to behave. There are five different phases in this book: feeding the baby, establishing regular feeding times, putting the baby on a schedule, handling bad days, and teaching your baby to sleep through the night.

The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley. This book is based on the premise that all babies can learn to sleep through the night without crying. The author suggests establishing a bedtime routine and avoiding over-stimulation before bedtime. She also recommends using a pacifier to soothe the baby to sleep.

The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley.

This book is based on the premise that all babies can learn to sleep through the night without crying. The author suggests establishing a bedtime routine and avoiding over-stimulation before bedtime. She also recommends using a pacifier to soothe the baby to sleep.

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D. This book is based on the premise that newborn babies are not developmentally ready to sleep through the night and should be woken up every two or three hours for feeding. The author suggests using the five S’s of soothing: Swaddling, Side/Stomach position, Shushing (white noise), swinging, and sucking (the use of a pacifier or breastfeeding).

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D.

This book is based on the premise that newborn babies are not developmentally ready to sleep through the night and should be woken up every two or three hours for feeding. The author suggests using the five S’s of soothing: Swaddling, Side/Stomach position, Shushing (white noise), swinging, and sucking (the use of a pacifier or breastfeeding).

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