What are the best books on putting babies to sleep? And preferably in a pleasant, natural and healthy way for the baby? In this list we give you our best recommendations on this subject. Read along…

The list: the top 10 books about your baby and sleep

With family expansion, finding a new rhythm is a challenge every time. How you can consciously introduce a certain rhythm in your life, you can read in the following books, which are mainly aimed at sleeping your baby, but sometimes also provide broader information.

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best baby sleep books about making your baby sleep easily of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best baby sleep books about making them sleep easily Author
Best for NewbornsHarvey Karp
Best for First Year: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy ChildMarc Weissbluth, M.D.
Best Emotional Support: The Sleepeasy SolutionJennifer Waldburger
Best for Twins: 13 Hours’ Sleep by 12 Weeks OldSuzy Giordano, Lisa Abidin
Best for Toddlers: Sleeping Through the NightJodi A. Mindell
Best Cry It Out: Solve Your Child’s Sleep ProblemsRichard Ferber 
Best for Breastfeeding: Solve Your Child’s Sleep ProblemsElizabeth Pantley
Best Gentle: Secrets of the Baby WhispererTracy Hogg
Best Classic: On Becoming BabywiseRobert Bucknam M.D
Best Quick-Reference: Moms on CallLaura Hunter LPN

The updated top 10 list: the best books about baby sleep

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, 4th Edition: A Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night’s Sleep

This fourth edition is almost 700 pages, and that should be enough to learn on how to get your baby to sleep. Follow the steps described by Marc Weissbluth and overcome your child’s sleeping problems.

The Baby Sleep Solution: A Proven Program to Teach Your Baby to Sleep Twelve Hours a Night

Finding a new rhythm with a newborn can be quite a challenge. This book, written by ‘The Baby Coach’, helps you with a method on how to train your baby to sleep through the night.

Baby Sleep Book (Sears Parenting Library) 

Like with every little thing a baby needs to learn, sleep is one of them. According to us this book is the ideal source to learn about how to create a sleep plan for your child, one that works for everyone in the family.

On Becoming Babywise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep – New Edition

If this is your first baby, then it is not always easy to listen to your instinct and do what is right. Sometimes you are just too tired to listen to your gut feeling. This book gives you all the answers to the question you still have as a new mother.

The Helping Babies Sleep Method: The Art and Science of Teaching Your Baby to Sleep

A child that doesn’t fall asleep naturally and wakes up every hour can be exhausting. To break the cycle you must get to the right information and this book will help, because it is based on science.

Baby Sleep Training: A Healthy Sleep Schedule For Your Baby’s First Year (What to Expect New Mom) (Positive Parenting Book 5)

You can try many different things to try to get your baby back to sleep at night, but Lisa Marshall did extensive research and she will teach you what is important in a baby’s sleep routine.  

The Natural Baby Sleep Solution: Use Your Child’s Internal Sleep Rhythms for Better Nights and Naps

Forcing a baby to sleep can start working against you. Not only will the baby’s rhythm be out of balance, but so will yours. This book works from the view point that every cycle lasts one and a half hours. The method is simple and effective.

Twelve Hours’ Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old: A Step-by-Step Plan for Baby Sleep Success

Sleep is key to a baby’s development, and sleep problems have a negative effect on the adults in the house too. ‘Twelve Hours’ Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old’ has the solution to have your baby sleep through the night within only a couple of months. We think that looks promising.

Becoming the Next BABY SLEEP BOSS: Teaching Your Baby How to Thrive Through the Day and Sleep Through the Night (Baby Basics, 0-12 Months)

Many new parents find out that, once the baby is born, life has changed so much that it can completely rock your world, and we don’t mean that in a good way. Getting your baby in a good sleep rhythm can make all the difference for both parents and child.

The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer

Have you begun to feel helpless when your baby starts crying again when you want it to get some sleep? This book by Harvey Karp shows you several possible solutions to try out. Find out what works for you and your baby and finally get the rest the whole house needs.

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