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Baby sleep books are big business nowadays. Sleep-deprived parents are a vulnerable population. They'll try anything to try and score that one night of peaceful slumber.

Consider this article an ace up your sleeve. A secret weapon of defense. Since I'm not selling a program here, I'm at perfect liberty to be honest. Heck, I don't care what you buy. I just want you to be informed if you buy.

It's time to weed out the good, the bad, and the rip-offs.

It's my hope that if you're one of those parents who have "tried everything" to get your infant to sleep, these reviews will let you stumble onto at least one more idea to keep the dream of 8-hours-of-undisturbed-sleep alive.

I'm really just a small fish in a big pond. I get about 100,000 visitors to this site every month. And yet, I don't feel that's quite enough. Especially when compared to the 65 million monthly visitors mega-bookstore Amazon gets.

If you're trying to get a good feel on whether a specific book would work good for you...wouldn't you rather read what 65 million say, rather than my measly 100,000?

So, instead of sharing my opinion on each of these, I've linked to their review page so you can read the thoughts of 65 million. However, for whatever it's worth, I WILL tell you that I've used both Gary Ezzo and Kim West's book in sleep training my children. And both worked well for me...

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eBooks.
The Instant-Gratification Answer You're Yawning For


While researching for my infant sleep articles, I stumbled upon something called How to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night In a Weekend. I was intrigued. So I bought a copy and downloaded it onto my computer.

Since it's currently the #1 baby sleep ebook on the web, I'm confident that if you haven't already run into it online, you soon will. So let me get to it first and provide my opinion on this at-your-fingertip resource. Then you can make up your own mind, without the hype.

Before I jump in, let's get the question of "philosophy" out of the way. This book is written with the Mom-Sets-The-Agenda philosophy in mind. This is personally something I agree with. If you prefer the baby-guided method of scheduling, you'll want to get advice from these experts here.

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Things You May Like About How to Get Your Baby To Sleep Through the Night In a Weekend

  • It doesn't give unrealistic promises. It is a scientific fact that if your baby is younger than 8 weeks old or 10 lbs, he's not physically able to sleep for 8 hours without eating. She admits this, and encourages parents to wait until that magic number before proceeding.
  • It offers step-by-step instructions (and I'm talking 1...2...3...).
  • It's short and sweet. It's not a hundred pages. We're talking double digits. Easily read, easily followed.
  • Besides the ebook, you get a free bonus e-guide called "Step by Step Instructions to Put Baby Down Earlier for a Longer Night's Sleep" and can sign up for a second free e-guide on how to prepare your baby to sleep in a crib in his own room.
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Things You May Not Like About How to Get Your Baby To Sleep Through the Night In a Weekend

  • Author Robin Ariola encourages putting your baby to sleep in his own room at the 8 week mark. If you prefer co-sleeping, than this is not for you. Look for some help in the baby-directed sleep approach, which I call the "Anti-Schedule" Scheduling Method.
  • Since this is a 3-night process, expect some crying from your newborn. Again, if you are opposed to this, see the Anti-Schedule approach above.
  • It reradiate a team of at least two people. If you're a single mom, you'll need to arrange for a helper to spend the weekend.
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Answering the Ultimate Question: Does it Work?

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Okay, here's the nitty-gritty low-down. If your the type of person that finds value in the number of pages purchased, you're likely to feel ripped off. It's a short ebook. On the other hand, I've read sleeping guides that are five times as long but ten times as confusing. Number of pages isn't always the best indicator of value.

Now... Does it work? I can't believe I'm about to type this. Surprisingly, it does work. How do I know? Because, as I was reading it, I started realizing that what she was telling you to do is what I have learned through three of my own children to do.

In fact, I unknowingly followed her suggestions for my third, Isabella. Granted, there were a few suggestions she made I think I'll use for #4, but the general nuts and bolts of our approaches were the same.

My Isabella (at 14 weeks) now sleeps from 8:30 pm until 8:30 am. I can wholeheartedly recommend this ebook, because there was nothing she told you to do that I have not done (and done successfully.)

Sheesh. I should have written this ebook! smiley

Oh well. If you're interested in giving it a try. Here's the website.


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