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Sleep Deprived No More: From Pregnancy to Early Motherhood--Helping You and Your Baby Sleep Through the Nightby Jodi A Mindell
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Only book to focus on sleep issues in pregnancy and early motherhood: Although there are many books on getting Baby to sleep, Sleep Deprived No More focuses on someone else who isn't getting any rest--Mom Sleep problems are a major health issue for women during pregnancy and post-childbirth, especially for working moms who must remain alert throughout the day. Organized by trimester both during and after pregnancy, this guide is straightforward, accessible, and easy to navigate so moms can quickly get the help--and sleep--they need.
- Highly promotable author: As associate director of the Sleep Center at Children's Hospital Philadelphia, Dr. Mindell is internationally recognized in her field for her expertise on pediatric sleep problems. Known as The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Mindell has her own bimonthly column in Parents magazine, where she will promote this book. She has been widely featured in media, most recently on NBC's Today and in the New York Times. She is on the advisory boards of the National Sleep Foundation, Johnson's Baby, and Baby Center.com.
- Sleep secrets for both mom and baby: In addition to erratic feeding schedules causing moms to lose sleep, there are many sleep issues specific to pregnancy and new motherhood, including restless legs syndrome, insomnia, sleep apnea, and more. Dr. Mindell gives moms the lowdown on how to catch up on sleep and stay focused throughout the day, even if you're waking up every few hours at night. Included also is expert advice on the best ways to get Baby to sleep through the night, making this an all-in-one resource (and perfect baby shower gift).
First book to focus on sleep issues in pregnancy and early motherhood
Although there are many books on getting baby to sleep, Sleep Deprived No More focuses on someone else who isn't getting any rest — the mom! Organized trimester by trimester both during and after pregnancy, this guide is straightforward, accessibly written, and easy to navigate so moms can quickly get the help — and rest — they need. Covers sleep conditions common to pregnancy and afterward: In addition to erratic feeding schedules causing moms to lose sleep, there are many sleep issues specific to pregnancy and new motherhood, including Restless Legs Syndrome, Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, and more. Tips and tricks for making it through the day: Mindell also gives moms the lowdown on how to catch up on sleep and stay focused throughout the day, even if you're waking up every few hours at night. Includes sleep advice for baby, too: Included also is the author's expert advice on the best ways to get baby to sleep through the night, making this an all-in-one resource.
About the Author
Jodi A. Mindell, PhD is Associate Director of the Sleep Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She is a professor of psychology at Saint Joseph's University, and on the Board of Directors of the National Sleep Foundation. She is the author of Sleeping Through the Night: How Infants, Toddlers, and Their Parents Can Get a Good Nights Sleep and Take Charge of Your Childs Sleep: The All-in-One Resource for Solving Sleep Problems in Kids and Teens. Mindell lives with her family in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Mindell has acted as spokesperson for Johnson and Johnson and DuPont Sleep Products, and has worked with Walt Disney Records. Furthermore, she is on the Board of Advisers of Parents magazine and the Advisory Board of Johnsons Baby, as well as a member of the Medical Advisory Board for BabyCenter.com.
Dr. Mindell is internationally recognized in her field for her expertise on pediatric sleep problems. She is vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the National Sleep Foundation, a foundation established to educate the public about sleep and sleep disorders, and has been on the Board of Directors of the Sleep Research Society. Dr. Mindell is the chair of the Pediatric Task Force of the National Sleep Foundation, and in collaboration with Johnson and Johnson, oversaw the development of the parenting brochure Sleep, Your Baby and You that has been distributed to millions of parents. She also chaired the National Sleep Foundations Sleep in America 2004 poll which focused on sleep in children ages 10 and under, as well as their parents/caregivers, and co-chaired the Sleep in America 2006 poll that targeted adolescent sleep.
She has appeared on dozens TV and radio shows discussing children's and adolescents' sleep issues, including The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, CNN, and MSNBC., and is frequently quoted in a wide array of publications, such as Parents, Child, Parenting, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, and Newsweek magazines and the New York Times, Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune.
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