The Sleep Nanny® is founded by a wife, a mother of two, best selling author, speaker and trainer, Lucy Shrimpton.
We help tired parents to get their children sleeping through the night, taking appropriate daytime naps and preventing over-tiredness.
The Sleep Nanny® offers newborn sleep shaping solutions and coping strategies for parents as well as tailored sleep programmes for baby sleep, toddler sleep and preschooler sleep.
There is no need for ‘cry it out’ or confused attempts at controlled crying. The Sleep Nanny® uses the most gentle, evidence based and effective approaches to sleep training, matched to your individual child.
In 2017 Lucy launched Sleep Nanny Academy to train and develop a team of exceptional sleep consultants who can grow their own consulting businesses and enable us to serve more families around the world.Meet the Founder
Lucy Shrimpton aka The Sleep Nanny® is very popular with the media providing expert tips for international publications such as Metro, Marie Claire, Mother & Baby, Yahoo, MSN, Cosmopolitan and many more.
She is confident on camera and radio and has appeared on national shows on ITV, BBC, 100s of radio stations and popular podcasts including MyBaba, Busy Mama, Social Sanctuary, Amaiz as well as countless instagram lives!
A sought after keynote speaker and absolute favourite at The Baby Show, Lucy’s stage presence and audience engagement is extremely professional and enjoyable.
Lucy is available to provide expert advice on sleep and parenting in general. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 07852 185967
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Wilbur was around 7 months (April 2019) when we realised, we couldn’t continue with all the broken sleep – we were exhausted.Kevin was going to work in sunglasses and I was trying to get through the day rather than enjoying it with our boy.Wilbur was exhausted too. He wasn’t napping more than 30 mins a day and was waking every few hours in the night and was irritable and frustrated. Wilbur is such a happy baby and we wanted him to be like this all the time.We were using a multitude of \u2018tricks’ to get him back to sleep. Milk on demand, falling asleep on us or on the bed; we were singing, sssshhhhhing and rocking.All of these worked in their own small way but took time, were temporary and often he would wake when we stopped.I was emotional and felt like I was failing, aren’t mummies supposed to be able to get their baby to sleep?I decided to look online for sleep nannies and \u2018The Sleep Nanny’ came up. I read through some of the profiles and something about Leigh just felt right and this was confirmed after her initial phone call. I remember how buoyant I felt after that call and how positive she was. She wasn’t interested in what we had done but what she could do to help us. Just what I needed. I hung up and knew she was going to be the helping hand we needed.Leigh listened to our family needs and dynamics and asked such insightful questions which meant she was able to put together a bespoke plan for our family. She was positive, kind and so lovely that we knew this was going to work for us. And it did.Within a day Wilbur was napping for 3 hours a day and was being to self-settle at night something we had been doing for him. He learnt the skill so quickly and is able to do this at nap and bed time.He now goes through the night and is happier and has more energy (which is a different type of exhaustion!)My husband and I feel so much better as we are having more sleep and I am able to be a better mummy in the day as I have more energy. I know that even if I am feeling tired, I can have a decent nap myself when Wilbur is sleeping.Leigh IS fantastic. Her continual support and advice have been invaluable, and we know we have the plan to go back to if we ever need it.Never once did she make us feel like we had done anything wrong, her advice is all goal focused and we knew it was manageable and structured so we could achieve our sleep goals together.We recommend her to support your family with any sleep needs. She knows her stuff!We would give her 5 stars! She is our star.Click here to book a complimentary chat with Leigh.
We started working with Hayley about 3-4 weeks ago, I was dubious – my 11 month old co-slept, woke every 2-3 hours, bf to sleep at night, woke for 2 hours in the middle of the night almost every night for 4 months and was rocked to sleep for naps or slept on his pram or the car!!!! I was exhausted and went back to work this week! \ud83d\ude34\ud83d\ude34\ud83d\ude34Within days of working with Hayley we noticed a difference and by night 4/5 we weren’t getting the long two hour night wakes, by two weeks he was sleeping in his own cot for 10/11/12 hours a night!! \ud83e\udd733/4 weeks after we are seeing a massive improvement in his naps times too!! Yes we have the odd night he wakes but can also settle himself back to sleep too \ud83d\ude01 he also now wakes in a happy mood and not waking crying every morning \ud83e\udd70Hayley advises you on the best approach for your little one for your desired goals and you just have to implement the plan and be CONSISTENT! Yes there maybe times when it’s hard work but it works and you have to trust the process!! Now I’m back at work and need to start training myself to stop waking up at 5am \ud83d\ude02\ud83d\ude02 just wish we had done it sooner Thank you Hayley \u263a\ufe0fClick here to book a complimentary chat with Hayley.
In just two weeks my 8 month old has gone through a life changing transformation\u00a0from waking every hour to sleeping through the night!!! Amazing support and encouragement from Lucy, simple to apply tools and really effective techniques… Unless you are 100% happy with how your child is sleeping I would recommend you have a chat with her. Restful uninterrupted sleep is invaluable! Before working with Lucy I was at the end of my tether and exhausted… Now Henry settles himself and is sleeping through the night in his own cot! No more rocking/bouncing/feeding him to sleep every hour…no more ninja like moves required to get out of his room undetected… no more night feeds… He is much happier during the day and he is much better at napping too. I feel like a new well rested woman and I finally have some time to myself during the day and in the evenings! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Constant night wakings and being bounced to sleep
Before starting the sleep training, no one in our house was sleeping! Olivia was coming into our bed around midnight every night and rarely settled even when there. She often woke throughout the evening too and was very difficult to settle. Getting her to sleep could take hours so we could never make plans in the evening – even just to eat! We had to rock her in a chair and she often woke on being transferred to the cot. As soon as she roused slightly if we weren’t there she would get very upset.I can’t believe she is the same child! We put her in her cot, walk out of the room and close the door and she is happy chatting to herself until she falls asleep. She now sleeps through the night without a whimper!I was adamant that I wouldn’t do ‘controlled crying’ which is the reason I had put off sleep training for so long, but the process we followed was very gentle and I was able to comfort Olivia as much as she needed. It was hard work, but most definitely worth it! I couldn’t have completed the process without Sarah’s advice. Her understanding of child psychology and explanation of what Olivia really needed gave me the confidence to keep going in the knowledge that I really was doing what was best for my daughter. She was understanding of the fact that the routine can’t always be perfect!I would wholeheartedly recommend Sarah and her programme. We have a much happier, more confident little girl, who is getting the sleep that she needs. Click here to book a complimentary chat with Sarah.
Eileen helped me with my 2 year old who would scream for hours at night after having been unwell. I needed help quickly as my husband was about to go away for several weeks. Eileen was very knowledgeable and professional, and it all clicked very quickly for us. I am so grateful for Eileen, who was only a phonecall/message away and who regularly checked up on us. I feel now very confident with our bedtimes which I used to absolutely dread, and I am confident that I will be able to use all the advice Eileen gave me on my youngest. Thank you Eileen.Click here to book a complimentary chat with Eileen.
We have recently completed our 2 weeks course with Hayley. This was fantastic experience and the best Xmas gift for all of us\u00a0:)\u00a0Before the program our 12m old son was waking up 8-10 during a night! I was so exhausted especially I knew that I need to go back to work. I’m breastfeeding and I think that was our main issue as Anthony wanted to be with me constantly.When we met Hayley I didn’t believe that after only 2 weeks our son will actually sleep 11h! We have tried so many different methods so we knew that it won’t be easy…. but it was! At the end of program Anthony was sleeping 11 h during a night and 2-2.5h during a day! Also he doesn’t eat at night! We are so happy and will definitely recommend Hayley to everyone! Thank you once again Hayley xClick here to book a complimentary chat with Hayley.
Leigh came to our lives to save us. We have been sleep deprived for 2 years – since our daughter, Julia, was born. We have tried different techniques and read few books, but we weren’t able to help our daughter to settle down and sleep through the night. Julia had most of the \u2018common’ problems: she would fight to go to sleep, consistently wake during the night, consistently come out of her bed, wake up early (around 4.30am), separation anxiety, to name few. Since our first chat Leigh gave us hope, and we felt that we could trust her completely. She is a loving and spectacular human being, and during our journey she always demonstrated that she really cared about our family’s health. She helped us making informed decision and created a plan that worked perfectly to our family. We strongly recommend Leigh to all parents and carers – even to the ones who have children that sleep through the night without much problem -, as we think that the information she provides can guarantee that the parents have a thorough understanding of the sleeping process and can be conscious of their role on that.Click here to book a complimentary chat with Leigh.
We contacted Lucy when our 7.5mth old was waking in early hours and also deciding that 4:30am was an appropriate let’s start the day time! Within 2 weeks he was self-settling, sleeping though the night (6:30pm – 6:00am) and we had also got rid of his dummy. Daytime naps are still a challenge but we have the tools to work through this and he is getting better each week. Lucy tailored the programme to our needs (we also have a 3 year old) and with her support and guidance we now have the confidence to recognise sleep cues that we previously weren’t picking up on. We would definitely recommend Lucy to anyone who needs help with their children’s sleep. Early riser and waking in the early hours
Lucy is absolutely wonderful. She’s guided us to help our 4 month old to learn to self-settle, using a method suitable for her. Megan was waking a few times a night but the main problem was daytime naps as she would have 30 minutes if that and wake up tired and miserable. I spent everyday dreading nap time. Bedtime was always a long struggle too as she was so overtired.\u00a0 Now Megan sleeps at least 12 hours at night with one night feed and self-settles for naps really well and stays asleep for decent lengths of time. In fact I often have to wake her up in the morning!! She loves her sleep and can’t seem to get enough of it. She wakes up happy and smiley which makes it all worthwhile. Megan can still be a bit hard to settle at bedtime but still she has made such fantastic progress to get from 2.5 hours of crying/rocking/feeding each night to about 30 minutes of fussing.\u00a0 Couldn’t recommend Lucy highly enough, she’s been such a support and it’s so reassuring to know you have such an expert to speak to and guide you through the journey. AND ALSO\u2026..Lucy has now helped me with my 2 year old who had started climbing out of bed dozens of times a night and was waking early in the morning, anytime from 4:30am but usually about 5:00am and as a result was constantly overtired. He’s now sleeping much better than he was and the average wake up time has changed to 6:00am which is a huge improvement!!! I feel I now have the tools I need to deal with these sorts of issues in the future too!! Thank you so much Lucy, you’re a gem! Non-existent daytime naps and an early riser who was always tired
I wanted to email to say thank you for all of your help. When I started this process, I was suffering with severe post natal anxiety and had a baby who was sleeping all over the place, multiple wakings / feeds in the night, naps which were massively inconsistent and generally were 30 minutes or 3hours. Within 7 days of working with you, Carys slept through the night for the first time with a dream feed and about 2 weeks after that, we dropped the dream feed and she is still sleeping through the night from 7-7. Her first nap on day 1 was an hour and 10 minutes…amazing and since hen she has settled into a three nap routine. The best thing about it, Carys is happy, I am happy, my anxiety is hugely reduced and we have time in the evenings to be a couple again rather than going to bed at 8 every night, dreading what was to come. The whole process was kind and gentle and I have never felt like we are putting through Carys through a hard process which was very important to me. Thank you so much. I used to do an app with feeds and sleep on it (pink feeds and purple sleep!!) and the difference is incredible!!! Thank you again :)Catnapping, feeding all night, post natal anxiety
We were sleep deprived and barely functioning; day time naps were a battle and the nights were becoming unbearable with our little one refusing to go into his cot and waking every hour. Now our little one puts himself to sleep and loves his cot. We would never have managed this without Leigh’s help, guidance and support – priceless! Click here to book a complimentary chat with Leigh.
Thanks to the wonderful support and encouragement from Lucy our 7 month old baby Heidi’s sleep has improved beyond recognition! Before we began the sleep programme I would never have believed the progress you can make in such a short space of time but within 2 weeks we went from Heidi being rocked to sleep every night and waking every 2 hours to her settling herself to sleep within 20mins and waking only once or twice in the night….incredible! The techniques Lucy has helped us to put in place have been so gentle that not once have I felt uneasy with the process. I now feel like we have an excellent structure to bedtime and Heidi is sleeping longer and longer without waking as she learns to settle herself back to sleep throughout the night more confidently. I would 100% recommend you get in touch with Lucy if, like us, you are dreading night times and surviving on very little sleep! Your life could be completely different within just a few days! Rocking to sleep and waking every two hours all night
It took me a while to call Lucy and I am so glad I did and wish I had done so sooner. I worried about the cost but our lives were on hold through sleep deprivation and it was the best money I have ever spent, we now have our lives back! And not only that, we have achieved the previously thought impossible- up to three hours of cot naps a day, so I have time to myself in the day and a very happy baby. By the end of the first week my baby had learned to go to sleep on his own in his cot and by the end of the second week night wakings were reduced. He has since slept through the night three times and this is a huge improvement for us. Lucy is very approachable and was sympathetic and supportive of my gentle parenting methods and breast feeding and at no stage did I feel anything we implemented was too difficult for my little boy to accept. I would recommend to anyone in my position.Poor daytime napping and regular night waker
We first started working with Leigh when our son Max was 11 months old.The problems we were experiencing seemed like they were never ending and the thought of a full night’s sleep felt so far away. It was time for some professional help.We had our reservations because the routine we had felt like it couldn’t be changed.Our son was reliant on numerous methods- Required motion to fall asleep – Waking for unnecessary feeds- Seperation anxiety- Depended on the dummy- Unable to resettleLeigh reassured us these were common solvable issues. She put together a bespoke sleep plan based around max’s sleeping habits. We followed the plan without deviation and it proved to have the desired effect.Leigh was professional, friendly, put us at ease and gave us the confidence to implement the new routine. We now have a baby that sleeps not only through the night but is consistently managing 11 to 12 hours. The results have been exactly what we set out for, and we have all benefited as you can imagine. Max is doing absolutely brilliantly.We would highly recommend Leigh and wouldn’t hesitate to contact her again should we need to. Thanks for all your help, a very happy Kevin, Laura and Max xx (11 months)Click here to book a complimentary chat with Leigh.
Where do I begin, finding and contacting Heidi was like a breath of fresh air..I have two littles ones, a girl age 33 months and a boy 18 months, both had been sleeping well till recently everything went a bit up in the air.. My daughter was still sleeping in a cot with a bottle as a comforter, with Heidi’s amazing support and help I found the confidence to transition her to a big bed (almost sleeps through alone) WITHOUT a bottle. Yes! We conquered what we thought was impossible and all get a much better nights sleep.. I can’t praise/recommend Heidi enough, we have come such a long way and thank you for your help, support and guidance.. any sleep deprived parents get on to Heidi now!!Click here to book a complimentary chat with Heidi.
I am lost for words! I just want to thank you SO much. After feeling like I had totally lost control and there was no light at the end of a very long dark tunnel, my 8 month old daughter has just slept through for a straight 11 hours only on night 2 of the \fade out\ approach. I am one very happy mummy this morning. Thank you so much for your words and advice.
Amazing results my 19 month was waking 4-5 times a night, only after a week and a half with Lucy’s help he sleeps through the night, thank you so much.Constant night wakings
It works! We have, at last, had a whole week of my 2 year old son sleeping from 6:30pm to 7am! We felt that from the moment that we started with Lucy that she treated our situation as a completely individual case and therefore never jumped to conclusions or made assumptions about our situation. We followed Lucy’s advice to the letter and as she predicted, the results came! If you are have a child who is an earlier waker, or wakes up in the middle of night on a regular basis, then I would highly recommend speaking with Lucy. At the end of the day, a good nights sleep is priceless!Night waker and early riser
We started working with Lucy when Louis was 5 and a half months, he wasn’t a bad sleeper but I wasn’t where I wanted to be! The list I’ve covered with Lucy is pretty extensive and within a fairly short period of time I had a truly skilled little sleeper – we ditched the dummy, got him self-settling for naps in cot, extended naps (he was a serial cat napper) and set up a good nap schedule, night weaned and got him sleeping through and tackled a very stubborn early rising issue. We still get little bumps on the way but I now know how to tackle these with unerring consistency and along with Louis’s skill we soon get past them.\u00a0 Lucy was a real find. She really got to know me and Louis so we found the perfect method and approach for us. She is supportive never judgemental or patronising and extremely friendly and easy to talk to, she was the first person I told when Louis slept through even before my other half. I can’t recommend her enough and know she’ll be an ongoing support for us. I wouldn’t hesitate to say pick up the phone to Lucy you won’t regret it -\u00a0 sleep training is tough but worth every second, Lucy makes it feel so much easier and it’s never as bad as you think – the other side is very sunny.Catnapper who couldn’t self settle and woke up very early
I spent ages deliberating whether to have a sleep consultant – I was pretty cynical about whether anything would solve our early waking issues – but it was absolutely money well spent and something I wish I had done much earlier! I have two boys, Alfie, 7, and Elliott, nearly 2, and both have been fab sleepers except for the mornings starting as early as 4am, with a good morning being 5.30am. I could never really work out why because I’ve always been super consistent and had a really solid, good bedtime routine from very early on. Elliott was 21 months old when I contacted Lucy. She was lovely to deal with – very sympathetic and never patronising. After our initial Skype call I was still fairly skeptical and it was a tough month trying to put things into place when he really didn’t like the idea of changing. Now we are nearly 2 months in and Elliott regularly sleeps 6.45pm-6am and we’ve even had some mornings nearer 7am! Life seems so much better when you’re sleeping properly, and I’m so glad I made the move to get help.Early rising 4.30 daily and overtired
As you know, our son had been waking in the night for 6 months!! It just goes to show that with the right technique to suit the individual child, they can learn to sleep well within a week or two and with a gentle technique that doesn’t require stressing the child or parents out! He is also napping better in the day as a result.Constant night waking for over 6 months
After 15 months of broken sleep and daytime naps taken in the car or in the baby carrier I decided that things had to change. I found Lucy online and after reading the various feedback as well as how Lucy works I contacted her….\u00a0Immediately I felt comfortable chatting to her about the position we’d got in to… Lucy didn’t judge me, in fact she empathised and took time to understand how and why which made me relax and I was very keen and excited to get started!\u00a0\u00a0 I had got into a habit with my youngest daughter for ‘ease’ of her napping in the carrier so I could be on hand for my oldest daughter however at 15 months old this wasn’t working anymore!\u00a0\u00a0She wasn’t getting the quality of sleep and my oldest wasn’t getting quality time with mummy… I was feeling very guilty all of the time!\u00a0\u00a0 At night my youngest was still feeding to sleep and waking up numerous times to feed back to sleep so more often than not would end up in bed with me! My husband and I didn’t have any time together either – cue more guilt!!!!\u00a0\u00a0 I wanted a gentle solution with as little crying (from me and baby) as possible and I was also keen to continue feeding.\u00a0 Lucy took all this on board and made a plan of action that suited our circumstances.\u00a0 The first night was tough and had I not had Lucy to speak to the following morning I may have given in but I didn’t and for the first time my daughter slept for 6 hours straight!!!! Amazing!! I couldn’t believe it – we were delighted!\u00a0 Within a couple of days she was settling herself to sleep without much fuss and sleeping from 7 until 4am without a problem….\u00a0\u00a0 She’s still not totally sleeping through yet and we’ve had the odd hiccup but Lucy has given me the skills and the confidence to know what to do and how to manage this!\u00a0 Our daytime naps are also much better too, she’s in her cot and no longer reliant on feeding, the car or the carrier to sleep!\u00a0\u00a0This now free’s my time up to play properly with my older daughter which has made us both so happy. \u00a0Lucy is still on hand once the initial support is complete and I’m really enjoying being part of her members sleep club….\u00a0\u00a0 I would 100% recommend Lucy – she really knows her stuff and has totally helped our household.\u00a0\u00a0 A big thank you from us X\u00a0 Napping issues and overtired child
Finding Lucy was an absolute god send! Our 2 year old daughter would not sleep in her own bed for nearly a year and would wake throughout the night constantly. We basically had no sleep of any quality or length for such a long period of time. However, doing Lucy’s programme of suggestions tailor made for our family really helped. It became much easier than I ever thought possible to get our little one back to sleeping in her bed without fuss and for the last 2 nights, our daughter has slept all the way through from 7:00pm until 6:30am. I wished that we had found Lucy a long time ago, but so happy now things are sorted, I feel we can get our life back and have evenings as well as good quality sleep through the night that is no longer disturbed. Our daughter is happier, more rested and life is good! Thank you Lucy so very much, we will recommend you to everyone!Co-sleeping and constant night wakings
We contacted Lucy after she was recommended by a friend. We were struggling to night wean our 21 month old son. I breastfed him to sleep and was the only one who was able to settle him at night. He used to wake every 2-3 hours for a feed / to be resettled. Since working with Lucy Mylo goes to sleep without being fed, will now fall asleep with my husband and sleeps from 7:00pm until 6:00am. We literally could it be more pleased with the way things have gone. Lucy made sure we were comfortable with each stage and helped us break stages down further so we could go at our own pace and so it was right for our family. We are so grateful for the help and advice she has given us. Would highly recommend Lucy to anyone who wants to get a better nights’ sleep. Thanks again Lucy. Breastfed to sleep and would not settle with anyone else
We contacted Lucy after a month of difficult, sleepless nights with our 7 month old son, Ralph. He would wake several times a night, often for several hours, and he would always end up in bed with us. We knew we had fallen into bad habits but couldn’t make sense of all the different advice in the baby books and online. The Sleep Nanny, Lucy, removed all doubt, creating a tailor made sleeping plan to suit us all and offering tips and advice on the best way to implement the plan. Lucy then supported us through her group calls, listening to the issues we were having and where necessary, tweaking our plan to overcome these difficulties.Within 10 days Ralph’s sleeping was so much better. He now goes down at 7:00pm soothing himself to sleep and sleeping through until 6:00am. We feel confident that we now have the necessary skills to ensure he continues to sleep well and we know what to do if he had a bad night. We would wholeheartedly recommend anyone who is struggling with their little ones sleep to contact The Sleep Nanny.Co-sleeping after being awake most of the night
From the moment I got in contact with Lucy I knew our lives (in particular our nights!) were about to get so much better! After speaking face to face through Skype I felt full of confidence to put a new sleep plan into action and began that very night! With Lucy to hold our hand and guide us through any hiccups little George (6 months) now completely self-settles to sleep and from waking every hour now only wakes once!! Lucy is amazing – she made me feel like our sleepless nights could be conquered and she was there every step of the way! I cannot thank her enough! If you’re reading this and contemplating getting in touch – don’t hesitate any longer! Lucy has changed our lives.Waking regularly through the night and not settling well
I was at a real low with poor sleep for 2 months. I was so tired I couldn’t think how to fix it. Lucy understood the problem straight away with the initial one hour session. She made sure all the interventions we made were manageable for me and my husband. Jonah was sleeping through the night within 10 days, and not disturbing me until the sun came up after about 4 days! He is bright eyed and flourishing. And I feel so much more confident going on holiday knowing I have someone to call if it all goes wrong on my return!
We contacted Lucy in desperation to help us with our 2 year old Amiah, who was having real problems with her sleep. Amiah was really struggling to settle to sleep at night and waking frequently throughout the night. We were spending every night with her repeatedly refusing to stay in bed despite trying both bribery and discipline. Getting her to sleep was taking until beyond midnight some nights and frequently ending in her having tantrums and stress for everyone. We were persuaded to give Lucy a try by the many positive reports we had read and also we liked her softly softly type of approach rather than the tough love option. Lucy suggested a one to one plan which we agreed to and began about a week later. After our initial conversation we agreed a planed way forward to tackle the problem and Lucy laid out the steps in a very straight forward way, explaining the reasoning behind each one. It was a little slow to begin with but after a few weeks of sticking with the process and support from Lucy along the way, we began to see significant improvements in getting Amiah to sleep. There were times when we felt like it was never going to work but working together we stuck with it and now we can put her to bed, read her a story and walk away pretty confident that she will stay in bed and settle herself. She never wakes in the night and now comes to us like clockwork at 6am once her Sleep Bunny clock lights up! We are really pleased with the results and would definitely encourage anyone with similar problems to get in touch with Lucy to help get a decent nights sleep again. Thanks for your help Lucy!
I would highly recommend Lucy to anyone. Lucy has been amazing and so helpful. The advice that she has given us has transformed our 17 month old son’s sleeping habits and we are all now getting a good night sleep. Thank you again Lucy!!!Would not nap during days and increased night wakings
Cannot recommend Lucy enough! Her advice and guidance was amazing and my little monkey went from waking every hour or 2 and still wanting feeding throughout the night….to a fully fledged seven til seven sleeper!!!! It was a pleasure to work with you and I can honestly say your help changed our daily lives! Our little man was nearly 6 months old and it was the perfect time to teach routine. Just wish I’d done it earlier with my older child!! Thanks so much again!! Happy customer!!Waking constantly through the night
I can’t recommend Heidi enough!! She has been such a support for myself and my husband over the last few weeks. Our daughter Ava is 1 and has always been cuddled and rocked to sleep. Which was fine as a baby but it had progressed into a problem where she refused to go in her cot at all so we had to wait until she was deeply asleep. This meant nighttime wake ups could last two or three hours! Heidi was so amazing right from the start and immediately made me feel like I could talk to her and had a friend rather than someone I had just contacted for help! She put a great plan into place for Ava and was there through the tears of frustration and the joy of finally making progress! Any time I needed a boost or some words to keep me going she was there. She made the whole process of the two week plan so much better. Ava now sleeps in her own cot and we can put her down as soon as bedtime routine is over. We still have a little way to go to get her to settle herself entirely but this is purely due to circumstance and Heidi is still there for me whenever I need…. Honestly one of the nicest people and supportive sleep nanny I have ever spoken to!!!!Click here to book a complimentary chat with Heidi.
Heidi is fantastic. I first contacted Heidi as I was worried about making first time mum parenting mistakes (something I think every first time mum worries about). Zachary was only 16 weeks old but we had started introducing a routine and putting him to bed at 7pm but my husband and I were up and down about 10 times before 10pm and he was waking multiple times over night, and understandably it was causing tension in our relationship. Heidi was fantastic she guided us through every step to help him start to self settle, she made me feel human and actually really capable as a mum which is an amazing thing to be able to do. She helped us with overnight settling and gave me advice on feeding and day time naps. Within a couple of days we were having dinner together downstairs and Zachary was sleeping through from 7 until we gave him a dream feed about 10pm. Heidi also went above and beyond and helped me when we ended up at the doctors as Zachary wasn’t very well. She gave me advice on what to say and kept me calm. To say working with Heidi has changed my journey as a mum is an understatement she has given me a confidence that I am good mum and given me the skills to give Zachary the best start in life. She is thoughtful and knowledgeable and I firmly believe can help anyone who is willing to listen and follow the plan, as hard as it is at times. Zachary now goes to bed at 7, we are still dream feeding him at 11 but he only wakes up once from that time until between 6-7am but he’s only 18 weeks old. I feel confident that if I remain consistent he will very soon get results and I can’t wait until I can tell Heidi this news. Thank you for everything you are amazing and have helped Zachary and my husband and I more than you can imagine. \ud83d\ude0a\ud83d\ude0a\ud83d\ude0aClick here to book a complimentary chat with Heidi.
When Archie was 9 months old, we moved him into his own bedroom and disturbed what had previously been a good period of sleep. He started to really fight bedtimes and would only go to sleep being patted, shushed and rocked – this could take a long time and he could be awake again within 30 minutes.For the next few months we were traipsing backward and forward throughout the night until inevitably he would end up in our bed. We couldn’t continue like this; we were all constantly unwell as our bodies were not given a chance to rest, my other half was sleeping on an airbed and Archie was so miserable throughout the day that it got to the point that I had to admit to my partner that I wasn’t enjoying being a mother anymore, something no mum ever wants to admit.We realised we needed help and I found Leigh online. I have to admit that I didn’t think anybody would be able to help. Our baby was a cuddly one who had been rocked to sleep since birth and I didn’t believe that he would accept going to sleep any other way. I didn’t want to leave my baby to get upset either.We had our 1 hour consultation to discuss the bespoke plan Leigh had put together and I walked away from my laptop feeling unstoppable. The method we discussed was similar to those I had read about online, but it was gentle and I was given indepth information and support that was just incredible. I felt excited to start the following night and, thanks to Leigh, I was filled with so much confidence and determination that we deflated the airbed and put it away.I’m pleased to say that it has not been out again since. We have been given our evenings and night times back and we are all feeling much healthier and happier as a family. Archie now goes to sleep in minutes with very little help from us.I would happily recommend Leigh to anybody. She was encouraging and friendly and the support she provided was brilliant. She was easy to talk to and did very well to be present, but not to be contacting me constantly. I felt like I was admitting defeat when I first started researching Sleep Consultants, but I can say now that there is no pride in suffering and you definitely cannot put a price on a good nights sleep! 5* out of 5Click here to book a complimentary chat with Leigh.
The moment I spoke with Lucy I felt so at ease and totally comfortable…… Lucy’s advice and guidance is amazing and I recommend to anyone who’s having problems with their baby’s sleep (or lack of it) Harry went from waking through the night constantly to sleeping from 7pm – 6am! In less than 2 weeks.\u00a0 It’s a gentle way to train your baby, so no leaving baby crying for ages – which was really important for me.\u00a0 Harry wakes refreshed – ready to start the day, brilliant day naps and we are all round a happier house!\u00a0 Thanks again Lucy. Definitely recommend! xx Was not sleeping through the night
I cannot thank Leigh enough for the help and support she has given to myself and my family over the past month. We begin the process with a complimentary phone call which confirmed to me that Leigh was professional, articulate and had a wealth of knowledge not just about child and baby sleep but also child development. Leigh created a bespoke sleep plan for our baby boy which considered not just the sleep goals but also the sleep environment and our child’s personality and unfortunately bad reflux. Leigh was approachable and helpful throughout the process and couldn’t have been more supportive. Within days the evening routine was successfully instrumented and the dummy went quickly after that. Leigh and I spoke regularly on the phone, amending the sleep plan as necessary and ensuring together we were meeting our sons sleep needs. Within two weeks our son was in his own room in the evening and sleeping without sleep crutches. We can’t thank her enough.Click here to book a complimentary chat with Leigh.