About the Authors Patti Ideran, OTR/L, CEIM, has worked in the field of pediatric occupational therapy for more than 35 years. She is a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM) and a certified baby and toddler yoga teacher and is certified in the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) System and the Neurodevelopmental Treatment Approach. She lives in the Chicago suburbs. Mark Fishbein, MD, FAAP, is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, a faculty member of the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, and medical director of the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorder Clinic at Central DuPage Hospital. He is the coauthor of Food Chaining: The Proven 6-Step Plan to Stop Picky Eating, Solve Feeding Problems, and Expand Your Child’s Diet. He lives in the Chicago suburbs. AAP Patti Ideran, OTR/L, CEIM, and Mark Fishbein, MD, FAAP Solutions for Fussy Days and Sleepless Nights The CALM Baby Method “Should be the baby manual every new parent receives.” —Pec Indman, PA, EdD, MFT, PMH-C, coauthor of Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postnatal Depression and Anxiety “If you are the parent of a newborn, this is the book to keep on your nightstand.” —Anne H. Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, author of Retro Baby and associate professor and chair of occupational therapy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Whether your baby is colicky, fussy, or just plain cranky, the proven techniques in The CALM Baby Method will help you both feel better. With decades of expertise as a pediatric occupational therapist and a pediatric gastroenterologist, Patti Ideran and Dr. Mark Fishbein have helped thousands of parents soothe their high-need babies— improving attachment, sleep, feeding, and overall quality of life for the whole family. You’ll learn the causes of your baby’s crying and ways to help, including baby mas- sage, positioning, baby yoga, and more. The CALM (cues, arousal levels, massage) method is evidence-based and easy to follow and will strengthen the bond between you and your baby with hands-on loving care. The CALM Baby Method Patti Ideran , OTR/L, CEIM Mark Fishbein, MD, FAAP When your baby is unhappy, you’re unhappy. Learn the experts’ secrets to soothing your fussy little one, for happier days and more restful nights!
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