Sleep: the Holy Grail for parents of babies and small children. The secret to helping babies to sleep through the night is understanding their sleep cycles and the feeding/sleeping balance. This book provides simple and effective techniques to help parents establish positive sleep habits and tackle sleep problems without feeling under pressure to resort to rigid, inflexible strategies.
Lucy Wolfe, the Sleep Fixer and Ireland's best-known sleep consultant, has developed a 'stay and support' approach with an emphasis on a child's emotional well-being, which has helped thousands of parents and babies around the world to achieve better sleep, with most parents reporting improvements within the first seven days of implementing the recommendations.
- Discover the issues that prevent a child from sleeping through the night.
- Learn about biological sleep rhythms and how feeding can affect them.
- Create a customised, step-by-step plan to get your baby to sleep.
- Use Lucy's unique two-fold sleep strategy which combines biological time keeping and gentle support to develop positive sleeping habits.
About the Author
Lucy Wolfe is a paediatric sleep consultant and mum of four children. She is the head of Sleep Matters, where she has many years' experience and a proven track record in helping babies and children learn to sleep more soundly. She has completed extensive training, certification and continuous professional development with the Gentle Sleep Program (USA), with further studies in Child Sleep Consultancy, Postnatal Depression and Child Nutrition, accredited by the OCN (UK). She has specific training and certification for children aged four to five months, with continued studies in Parent Mentoring and Relationship Studies (UCC). She is the former European Director of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants and a member of the International Association of Child Sleep Consultants.
Lucy is a regular contributor to RTE and TV3 television shows on the subject of sleep, as well as various radio shows and print and online publications including the Irish Independent, Mums and Tots, Maternity and Infant