The Happiest Baby on the Block: Shhh…

Chapter 10 is all about the third S, the Shh… Karp points out that a Shh…. is calming even for an adult. One reader told me that the 5 S’s… View Post

The Happiest Baby on the Block: Side/Stomach

This is a short chapter, I guess because it is pretty self-explanatory. In Chapter 9, Karp discusses the side/stomach position. This is the second S. After you have swaddled your… View Post

The Happiest Baby on the Block: Swaddling

The first step in Karp’s calming process is swaddling. Karp points out that swaddling itself does not calm your baby. It is the first step in order to prepare your… View Post

The Happiest Baby on the Block: 5 S’s

This post reviews chapter 6 and 7 of The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp. Chapter six is pretty much more stuff I disagree with, while chapter 7… View Post

The Happiest Baby on the Block: Causes of Colic

The Happiest Baby on the Block: Causes of Colic. The causes of colic as outlined in The Happiest Baby on the Blog by Harvey Karp. Chapters four and five of… View Post

The Happiest Baby on the Block

The next book I will be reviewing is The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D. I see this book recommended occasionally by moms and was interested in… View Post