This book will tell you that your instincts are wrong, you're a horrid parent and you've broken your baby and then tell you that you need to enforce strict schedules and routines on them to 'fix them'. Word to the wise: your baby is not broken, you are not a bad parent, and if your instinct is to cuddle your baby, that's because billions of years of evolution have made your body respond to your baby like that because your baby NEEDS YOU! Ditch this book and look up Sarah Ockwell Smith.
Both my wife and I were recommended to read this book by a few people, we had no idea what to expect regarding routines with our first bub. I understand the importance of a routine and we had previously discussed it prior to reading this book. I think some points in the book need to be taken very objectively, I am not sure you can apply all the information in this book to every child. Some points seem very out of place, others seem unnecessarily forceful. A lot of the routine largely depends on the individual child.
Again some really good information, but I don't know the entire book can be used as gospel.
I loved this book the routine was easy to follow and she has lots of excellent tips for all babies. Like all parenting books though you should take on board what they say and do what works for you. This book definitely worked for me and I have bought it for all my new mum friends who love it just as much as me.