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Baby sleep expert coming to Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (NEWS RELEASE) -- A crying, screaming and inconsolable baby is every parent's nightmare - especially at 2 a.m. But a nationally renowned pediatrician and child development specialist says he has the secret to making any baby -- The Happiest Baby on the Block. St. Luke's Hospital is proud to present Dr. Harvey Karp in an upcoming community event on Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Marriott, 1200 Collins Road, NE.

Karp is probably best known for his best-selling book, The Happiest Baby on the Block, which uses the "five S's system." In addition to sharing his tips on calming crying babies, Karp will talk about helping children overcome sleep issues and reducing tantrums in toddlers.

Karp is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine. Over the past 30 years, he has taught thousands of parents, from working moms to superstars like Madonna, Michelle Pfeiffer and Pierce Brosnan his secrets for making children happy. Dr. Karp has appeared on Good Morning America, The Dr. Phil Show, ABC World News Tonight, CNN, Lifetime Channel and numerous national radio programs.

What:              St. Luke's event: Want the happiest kids on the block?

                        Dr. Harvey Karp

When:              Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m.

Where:            Cedar Rapids Marriott, 1200 Collins Road, NE

How:                To register call 319/369-7395 or log on to stlukescr.org

                        Event is free to St. Luke's Circle of Women members and $5 for public

This event is sponsored by St. Luke's Circle of Women.

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