What is a Sleep Consultant and When Should You Hire One?

by | Sep 15, 2023

If you’ve found yourself sifting through countless books, articles, and forums trying to make sense of your little one’s sleep habits (or lack thereof), it may be time to consider expert help. You might have heard the term ‘Sleep Consultant’ thrown around, but what exactly is a sleep consultant, and when is the right time to bring one into your family’s life?

Let’s dive into what a sleep consultant does and when it might be a good time for you to seek out this specialized guidance.

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What is a Sleep Consultant?

A sleep consultant is a certified professional, trained in analyzing sleep patterns and providing individualized solutions to sleep issues.

Here at Slumber and Shine, I combine evidence-based methods with compassionate understanding of your family’s unique needs.

Unlike one-size-fits-all advice, I tailor my approach to suit your child’s age, temperament, and your family’s lifestyle and values.

(Read more about my approach here).

What Issues Can a Sleep Consultant Help With?

From sleep regressions and frequent night wakings to bedtime battles and nap resistance, a sleep consultant can assist with a wide range of sleep challenges.

With expertise in sleep science and child development, I provide strategies that are effective, while being considerate of your child’s emotional needs.

When to Hire a Sleep Consultant

  • Persistent Sleep Struggles: If sleep issues have been ongoing, it’s time to consider professional help.
  • Feeling Overwhelmed: If the lack of sleep is affecting your emotional well-being or causing stress within your family, a sleep consultant can offer relief.
  • Significant Life Transitions: Events like moving homes, a new sibling, or starting school can disrupt a child’s sleep. A sleep consultant can guide you through these changes.
  • Doctors Recommend It: If your paediatrician suggests that the sleep issues may be behavioural and not medical, it’s a strong sign that a sleep consultant could be beneficial.

Why Choose Slumber and Shine?

I value evidence-based methods that are tailored to your family’s unique situation. I offer a variety of packages, from single consultations to two week, full support packages. So you can choose what fits your needs and budget.

My approach is loving, supportive and respectful of your family’s needs. I truly understand and empathize with the position you’re in because I’ve been there!

To Sum it Up!

Sleep is foundational to a child’s development and a family’s well-being. If you’ve been facing persistent sleep issues and are unsure where to turn, a sleep consultant might just be the answer you’re looking for.

I’m here to guide you through every step of the sleep journey with methods that are as kind as they are effective.

Ready to take the first step towards better sleep? Book a FREE Discovery Call to find out how I can tailor a sleep solution that’s perfect for your family.

P.S. You do not need to be local to me. My work is done virtually and location does not impact our work together.

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