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Sensory Issues and Sleep

Sensory Issues and Sleep

Imagine a long day at work or school, dealing with the stresses of the day and returning home shattered looking forward to a good night’s sleep. But instead of settling down amongst your soft, downy sheets, you are instead laying on a sharp, itchy, rough surface that is physically hurting you. The night light, intended…
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Season 3 Episode 11: Emotion Coaching for Toddlers

It isn’t always easy to understand and work through big emotions with our little ones, is it?  But how we are spoken to as small children can massively impact how we go on to embrace, show, and control our emotions! So, in today’s episode, I am taking a look at emotion coaching and breaking down…
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Season 3 Episode 10: What to Know About Room-Sharing

If you have two little ones, or three (or more!) and you’re thinking about any of them sharing a room, then you have to tune in for this week’s episode! Today, I give a detailed overview of room-sharing – the basic logistics, navigating the things that aren’t so straightforward (like different sleep schedules!), and the…
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Season 3 Episode 9: The Newborn Experience with Special Guest & Sleep Coach Vicki

You have probably heard it before – they’ll grow out of it, newborns are just like that! The early newborn phase can often get overlooked. But if you are expecting a baby or if you have a newborn – then tune in, because we are having a chat about some real newborn experiences and the…
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Season 3 Episode 7: Baby Gut Health Q&A

Has your little one had stool changes recently? Or are you wondering if it’s too late for you to start your child on probiotics and what, if any, possible downsides they might have? In today’s episode, I’m joined by the lovely Rebecca from Probio7 and together we will answer a combination of ALL the gut-related…
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Season 3 Episode 6: Transitioning from Co-Sleeping

If you’re ready to move away from co-sleeping and are looking for a plan, this episode is for you. Whether you’re doing it for more attachment, it happened by accident and now you’re exhausted, or a new baby is coming, today you’ll learn how to commit with confidence and create your new plan. There’s no…
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Season 3 Episode 5: Weaning a reflux baby

If you’re having anxiety around weaning your reflux baby, you’re not alone; especially if you’ve been told to wean baby early to help the reflux! While this can sometimes help, it’s not the magic answer for every reflux baby. Having had two reflux babies myself, I can totally relate! In today’s episode, I’m sharing my…
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Season 3 Episode 4: The Farmyard Hour

If your newborn sounds like they’re mooing, clucking, or bleating in the early hours of the morning, then you’ve experienced the farmyard hour! Newborns are way noisier than you might expect, but this vocal period can be REALLY tiring for parents. Been there? In today’s episode, I’m sharing what the farmyard hour looks like, what…
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Season 3 Episode 3: Illness and Sleep

Are you going through an extra hard sick season after a long year or so of isolating? Illness can be so exhausting for both parents and little ones, and sleep is one of the first things to take a tumble when your baby or toddler is feeling poorly. Do you want more guidance on what…
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Season 3 Episode 1: “Normal” Infant Sleep

I am so excited to be back for a 3rd series of The Parent and Baby Coach – The Podcast! I’ll be covering all of the topics you wanted to hear before, starting today with “normal” infant sleep. What is “normal” sleep for a little one, anyway? You might be surprised to hear I believe…
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Tips for Toddler Night Waking

I am often asked about night waking in toddlers over on Instagram and so I wanted to share my top tips for helping toddlers of 12-24 months to sleep well throughout the night with you here. What we would consider to be ‘normal’ night waking behaviour for a toddler of 12 months and above The…
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Put Play in Your Day with Play Coach Claire Russell

Wonderful Claire Russell, creator of playHOORAY! is the Play Coach for parents. I interviewed her on my podcast in season 2 and wanted to share some of the brilliant ideas, tips and advice that she shared with us. She’s a Mummy of two young boys, an ex-teacher and all-round superwoman! If you don’t already, do…
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Top Tips on Toddler Eating

Toddler eating is a topic that I am often asked about on Instagram and from my 1-1 clients. I know that it is something that can have ups and downs: sometimes over holidays toddlers’ eating can take a turn, so I wanted to discuss how we can help our toddlers to get into a healthy…
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Season 2 Episode 20: A Live Client Consultation

If you’ve been trying to sort sleep with your little one, but aren’t seeing any results – then this one’s for you! For this last episode of the series, I am bringing you a live client consultation! On this week’s show, I invite Antonia to tell me all about her little one’s sleep challenges as…
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Season 2 Episode 19: Sleep Regressions

Does it seem like months of blissful sleep have turned into waking at all hours of the night for no apparent reason? You are not alone if you are experiencing a sleep setback with your little one – but there are things you can do about it! In today’s episode, I am diving into sleep…
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Season 2 Episode 18: Baby Tongue Tie with Samantha Tanak

Does your baby have tongue tie? This can be a frustrating topic for any parent and it can be difficult to identify if your little one is struggling with it. In today’s episode, I speak with Samantha Tanak of Baby Tongue Tie all about tongue tie – some common signs to help you identify it…
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Season 2 Episode 17: Unpicking Self-Settling

If your little one is struggling with sleep – whether it’s early waking, multiple night wakings, or short daytime naps – you are not alone, but there are tools to help! In today’s episode, I talk all about self-settling – what it really means, how I have used this technique to help my clients (and…
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Season 2 Episode 16: Reflux and Milk

If your little one is struggling with symptoms of reflux, don’t worry – you are not alone! As a sleep consultant and mum of 2 reflux babies, I know this struggle is real! In today’s episode, I take you through the important topic of reflux as it relates to diet – how to know if…
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Season 2 Episode 15: Choosing the Best Childcare Setting for Your Little One

Are you thinking about returning to work? Maybe you just need a little child-free time to get some things done? In today’s episode, I give you the scoop on the three most common childcare providers – what they each provide, and the most important factors for you to consider so you can choose the best…
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Season 2 Episode 14: Making Sleep Flexible

Your little one is now in a good, structured routine and their sleep is sorted, but now you’re wondering – how on earth do I maintain this lovely sleep and still have a life outside the house? In today’s episode, I take you through my top tips for helping your little one sleep while you’re…
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