Sleep training is for evil people who hate their babies and like to hear them cry. Is that the impression you’ve gotten when you’ve tried to find help on how to get your baby to sleep? I’ve seen the judgment come out when someone posts about sleep training in mom groups online. It can be brutal! Here’s the thing. Sleep training doesn’t mean that you are mean and selfish. It just means you want your baby to get the best sleep he can. And yes, it means you might just want enough sleep to function. If you are uncomfortable with the idea of sleep training you are not doomed to a life of exhaustion. Here are 5 ways to help sleep train your baby without crying.