6 Books on Sleep Training, So You Can Finally — Maybe — Get Some F*cking Rest
Whether you're in your third trimester and using the time to get caught up on important parenting books, or have just brought your little bundle home from the hospital and struggling to figure out a proper nighttime routine that promotes sleep, there's a reason why books on sleep training are so popular. While every child is different and there's no guarantee what will work for you, these are the top-rated options on the topic. Happy reading, and, of course, happy sleeping.
Twelve Hours' Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old: A Step-by-Step Plan For Baby Sleep Success
Twelve Hours' Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old: A Step-by-Step Plan For Baby Sleep Success ($16) is an incredibly popular book. Through a series of steps that involve decreasing milk volume consumed at night, you can be well on your way to 12 hours of uninterrupted sleep.
The Baby Sleep Solution
Suzy Giordano's second book, The Baby Sleep Solution ($7), includes a new chapter that's particularly useful if parents are finding that their older babies are struggling with sleep. In fact, this added chapter deals with babies up to 18 months old.
Sleeping Through the Night, Revised Edition
Sleeping Through the Night, Revised Edition ($13) is useful for parents of infants and toddler, and even parents themselves.
The Informed Parent: A Science-Based Resource For Your Child's First Four Years
While The Informed Parent: A Science-Based Resource For Your Child's First Four Years ($14) touches on a broad range of topics, the authors do not skimp on the importance of sleep training and sleep safety.