Praise from Professionals

Appreciation from America’s top parenting experts:

“Dr. Karp’s white noise advice is incredibly helpful!”
– Dr. Ian Paul, Professor. of Pediatrics, Penn State

“Dr. Karp’s fabulous new book is at the top of my list.”
– Lucy Puryear, MD, President, Postpartum Support International

“Dr. Karp saves parent sanity!”
– Kyle Pruett, MD, Professor, Yale School of Medicine

“Dr. Karp’s work presents the top science in a style that is sensible and a pleasure to read.”
– Julius Richmond, MD, Harvard Medical School, past US Surgeon General

The Happiest Baby on the Block is fun, fascinating and convincing. I highly recommend it!
– Elisabeth Bing, author and co-founder of Lamaze International

“The best way I know to help crying babies.”
– Steven Shelov, M.D., Chairman, Infants and Children’s Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

“Witty…masterful…bursting with wisdom! Some of the best ideas about babies I’ve ever seen.”
– James McKenna, PhD, Chairman, Dept of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame

“Dr. Karp’s 5 S’s are the real deal. They make me look like a magician and give parents confidence that they can calm their babies. “
– Ann Grauer, LCCE, CD(DONA), ICCE, PCD(DONA), past president DONA

“… quite simply the best way I know to calm crying babies.”
– Stanley Inkelis, MD, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Hospital

“Dr. Karp’s love and respect for infants and new parents permeates his message.”
– Penny Simkin, PT, childbirth educator, doula, author, co-founder of DONA

“This work has the perfect solutions to help parents grow and thrive…along with their babies.”
– Sandra Apgar Steffes, RN, MS, Member Board of Directors, Lamaze International

“The 5 S’s promote attachment and bonding and can calm even frantic babies!”
– Attachment Parenting International (API)

“Throughout the US, I teach how to role model the 5 S’s in daily care. I recommend hospitals certify a core of mother-baby nurses to teach both pre- and post-natal Happiest Baby classes”
– Celeste Phillips, RN, EdD, Hospital Consultant, author, Family Centered Maternity Care

“Dr. Karp’s insights are a key to reducing the anger and frustration that can lead to shaking.“
– James M. Hmurovich, President & CEO, Prevent Child Abuse America

“The 5 S’s should be taught to all professionals working with babies, it’s really that effective!”
– Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution

“This work is a toolkit for making happy babies and happy parents.”
– Lewis Leavitt, MD, Director, Center on Human Development, University of Wisconsin

“This is the best book I’ve ever read about keeping babies happy. It is a must for everyone who cares about infants, from expectant moms to experienced doctors.”
– William Lord Coleman, MD, Center for Development and Learning, University of North Carolina

“Dr. Karp has written the best book that I’ve read on the challenging topic of crying babies.”
– Morris Green, MD, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University

Praise from Parents/Celebrities:

“What every mother needs are simple tools that really work . . .and Harvey’s do.”
– Michelle Pfeiffer, actress/producer

“A must read! Our baby responded to the 5 S s immediately!”
– Keely and Pierce Brosnan, TV journalist/environmentalist and actor

“There is nothing quite like watching Dr. Harvey work wonders on a screaming baby. He s not a pediatrician, he s a magician.”
– Larry David, star of Curb Your Enthusiasm and co-creator of Seinfeld

“Harvey Karp would make my Big Mama proud! He is leading us back to ages old basics.”
– Alfre Woodard, actress

“Roll over Dr. Spock!”
– The New York Times

"Dedicated to the generous hearts of all parents and to our sweet children who enter the world with such trust."

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