The Big List of Sleep Training Resources

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Sleep training is not easy. It isn’t fun, either. It takes a lot of mental focus and emotional fortitude. You have this great unknown. You are tired. And to top it all off? You have plenty of people out there telling you that you are a terrible and selfish person for even wanting your baby to sleep well, much less actively working toward that goal.


The Big List of Sleep Training Resources


There are a lot of studies that discuss the importance of sleep and the benefits of sleep. Please do not feel guilt for trying to help your child be a good sleeper.

“According to a study from the University of Colorado Boulder discovered that children who didn’t take their afternoon nap didn’t display much joy and interest, had a higher level of anxiety, and lower problem solving skills compared to other children who napped regularly.” from “Napping Can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More


I have compiled some articles and information on sleep training to help you know you are not alone and to see how others do it. Sleep training usually looks a little different for everyone, as it should because each baby is a unique individual.


I have compiled a bunch of articles on sleep training. I have some of my posts mixed in with other articles. I hope this can serve as a resource for you as you embark on sleep training.

Studies on Sleep TrainingThe Big List of Sleep Training Resources

Sleep Training and Stress


Tips for Sleep Training


These are some great books to consult for sleep training. These are affiliate links (it doesn’t raise your price at all).




Valerie, also known as The Babywise Mom, is the mother to four children. She has been blogging on Babywise and general parenting since 2007. She has a degree in technical writing and loves using those skills to help parents be the best parents they can be! Read her book, The Babywise Mom Nap Guide, to get help on sleep from birth through the preschool years. You can also find her writing at, Today Parenting, and Her View From Home. Read more about Valerie and her family on the About page. Follow her on FacebookPinterest, and Instagram for more tips and helps.

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