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  • Naimh, Justin & 5 month Louis
  • Robyn, Charlie & 19 month Rudi
  • Louise, Stuart & 8 month Riley
  • Naimh, Justin & 5 month Louis

    “Lucy was a real find, she really got to know me and Louis so we found the perfect method and approach for us. She was the first person I told when Louis slept through even before my other half”

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  • Robyn, Charlie & 19 month Rudi

    “Amazing results my 19 month was waking 4/5 times a night, only after a week and half with lucys help he sleeps through the night, thanx you so much”

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  • Louise, Stuart & 8 month Riley

    “After Lucy’s support Riley is now sleeping through the night after waking every 2-3hrs!! I never thought this day would come, mummy & daddy are very happy”

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Our Founder

Our Founder Sleep Nanny Lucy Shrimpton

My name is Lucy and I am a wife and mother of two. I am British and I live on the south coast of England but we serve families all over the world.

Since having our son and working through his sleep challenges, I have had a passion and a fascination for sleep during childhood and the science and philosophies that are unique to children. Previous generations have told themselves that it is all just a part of parenthood and that we just have to endure the sleep deprivation until it passes but I discovered that it really doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of help, guidance and support, you can create a well rested household and install excellent sleep skills that will benefit your child for life.

During a nursery parents evening, my daughter’s key-worker told me of a mother whose son was nearly two and had never slept through the night. She described how worn out this poor mother seemed on a daily basis. I immediately felt compassion for this mother and desperately wanted to help her. I knew she did not need to suffer and she could feel the same relief I felt when I experienced a transformation with my family. This was not the first time I had felt compelled to help tired parents get their sleep back.

My passion for the subject and my desire to help change people’s lives for the better, had been manifesting! It was after that parents evening in October 2013 that I decided I had to do this as a profession, so I embarked upon extensive study and training with the worlds best teachers and mentors. As a mother who has been in your shoes, I can tell you that there is light, or should I say sleep, at the end of the tunnel and, what’s more, we can take you by the hand and show you the way, FAST!

We approach every circumstance with responsive and nurturing solutions that work. They work because they suit the parents and they suit the child.

It is widely misunderstood that ‘sleep training’ is a bad thing or is somehow cruel or distressing for a baby or young child. This is simply an idea based on an extreme form of sleep training known as ‘Cry It Out’ – something I am not an advocate of.

I have studied the many methods of sleep training and the ranges of parenting styles and I have discovered that whether an attachment parent or a fan of Ferber, there is a gentle solution to suit you.

I believe that at the extreme ends of the spectrum, there are two complete opposite and yet equally damaging styles of sleep training but there is a whole realm of gentle, safe and affective approaches in the middle.

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. The Sleep Nanny System devises a bespoke plan just for you and your unique situation because every family, lifestyle, personality and circumstance is unique.

I appreciate any skepticism you (or more likely, your partner) might have, as I have been there also – Don’t be afraid, ask us anything you need to know to help make a decision that’s right for you. It won’t cost you a penny to ask. Having learnt as much as I have, I feel blessed that my Son has been a challenge with his sleep because he is part of the inspiration that made me want to pass on the gift of sleep to other tired parents.

I hand select and train my Certified Sleep Nanny Consultants to help you. I wish to make it a normality to seek the help of a sleep consultant.

My mission is simple – I want to change as many lives as possible for the better by giving the gift of sleep, helping families to feel refreshed and able to enjoy better quality time together.

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Relevant Credentials:
Certified Maternity and Child Sleep Consultant (View certificate)
PIER Certified Paediatric Sleep Practitioner RCN (View certificate) and RCPCH Accredited (View certificate)
Further studies in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychology & Early Childhood Development

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>>>> You can sleep through the night and your little one can too! <<<<Head over to this week's episode of The Sleep Nanny show, youtu.be/UPSLYavPfw4, where you’ll learn how to teach your little one to sleep through the night in 5 simple steps and it's never too early to learn this!If you have a newborn, check this out now because you’ll soon be able to get into good rhythms and practices to accommodate these 5 steps as soon as you spot your baby is ready.Broken sleep for too long can affect health, mental well-being, learning capacity, safety and all round happiness to name just a few things! Tag someone who really needs to see these steps to get more sleep!! ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you find you have to do something to or for your little one in order for them to go to sleep? Is there a particular thing or a bunch of things that send them off into the land of nod?This week, in a brand new episode of The Sleep Nanny Show I share with you how to get your little one to self settle, happily, responsively and effectively! <<<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wp0URnUtQY>>>I share my loving approach to guiding babies and young children through the essential process of adjusting to their own sleep space, becoming at ease with being placed down for sleep and needing less and less help to actually get to sleep until they’re totally competent and can self settle happily.When little ones can settle themselves to sleep at the onset of sleep, they can then resettle their minor wakings between sleep cycles which leads to them achieving longer and longer stretches of nourishing and restorative sleep (and for you too)!Tag a friend who needs to hear this advice! ... See MoreSee Less
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>>>> You can sleep through the night and your little one can too! <<<<Head over to this week's episode of The Sleep Nanny show, youtu.be/UPSLYavPfw4, where you’ll learn how to teach your little one to sleep through the night in 5 simple steps and it's never too early to learn this!If you have a newborn, check this out now because you’ll soon be able to get into good rhythms and practices to accommodate these 5 steps as soon as you spot your baby is ready.Broken sleep for too long can affect health, mental well-being, learning capacity, safety and all round happiness to name just a few things! Tag someone who really needs to see these steps to get more sleep!! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Sleep Nanny
Do you find you have to do something to or for your little one in order for them to go to sleep? Is there a particular thing or a bunch of things that send them off into the land of nod?This week, in a brand new episode of The Sleep Nanny Show I share with you how to get your little one to self settle, happily, responsively and effectively! <<<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wp0URnUtQY>>>I share my loving approach to guiding babies and young children through the essential process of adjusting to their own sleep space, becoming at ease with being placed down for sleep and needing less and less help to actually get to sleep until they’re totally competent and can self settle happily.When little ones can settle themselves to sleep at the onset of sleep, they can then resettle their minor wakings between sleep cycles which leads to them achieving longer and longer stretches of nourishing and restorative sleep (and for you too)!Tag a friend who needs to hear this advice! ... See MoreSee Less
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