On becoming baby wise Author:Gary Enzo, M.A. Scientists can put a man on the moon but they can not answer the most basic question of early parenting: how to have a happy and contented baby who sleeps continually through the night like the rest of the family and a mother who is not in a perpetual state of exhaustion. — Now moms and dads need look no further than on becoming babywise. Babywis... more »e is an exciting infant management plan that succesfully and naturally helps infants synchronize their feeding, wake time and night time sleep circles. Find out what one million grateful parents worldwide have already learn.« less
A friend of mine who had fostered 55 foster babies recommended it to me. She would get a (drug addicted) newborn to sleep 5-8 hours nightly. Even though some of these babies moved on to live with relatives, mom or dad she made theri lives alot better by doing this.
The book is really great. It really worked for my fosters as well. Many of them came from families where the parents had passed them around to different caretakers who each treated them diffrently. The schedule and routine helps babied trust that their needs will be met. A newborn cries for many reasons and tring to figure out why is solved by setting a routine, knowing the baby has all that it needs.