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I'M SO GLAD YOU'RE HERE

Whoever you are, we’ve got you.

Whether your baby is waking six times during the night. Won’t nap in their cot. Won’t nap in their pram. Won’t nap at all! Whether they’re using you as a human comforter. Whether they will only fall asleep by feeding. Whether they need to be rocked for hours on end. Whether you just need to know if you’re doing things right! We are here to help. Sleep shouldn’t be complicated. It’s something we all deserve and consistently good sleep can be achieved with practical advice and actionable help.

When I was pregnant with our first baby, my husband and I talked a lot about our excitement and fears. By far our biggest fear was the sleep deprivation, we are both people who need our sleep and didn't want to end up in separate bedrooms so that one of us could get a few hours' rest. So I decided to really delve deep into the subject of sleep, reading lots, researching and listening to podcasts to see if there was a way to make the first few months (and years!) better - good even - as far as sleep was concerned. 

After our baby was born we gently started to nudge him into a routine from a few weeks old, which suited us. Plus, being a lockdown baby there wasn’t much else to do! He was sleeping 8 hours by 10 weeks and slept through the night from four and a half months old. He has never had a disturbed night or regression since. His naps are at the same times each day and he is a happy, healthy (and happily attached!) boy. 

I loved seeing the sleep theory I had learned put into practice. I saw so clearly how routine, alongside an optimal sleep environment and teaching the skill of falling asleep independently really worked. So, I decided to train as a Sleep Consultant in order to help other families and now have a team of amazing women working with me.

 

Sleep deprivation is a form of torture for a reason, it is hell. It makes you cranky, it breaks down relationships, it sucks the energy and fun out of the day and it is no way to live. Our babies want fully functioning, happy, thriving adults for parents so that we can be our best selves and can find the joy in parenting and in the every day.

Our style of working is no-nonsense delivered in a caring way. There is zero blame, shame or talk of sleep "mistakes" you might feel you have made. You are the expert in your baby and we are here to bring the sleep expertise; together
we are partners.

EMILY HOULTRAM, FOUNDER OF THE SLEEP CHIEF

 

*Applicable on newborn, 1 hour, 1 hour + support and at home consultations until 31st July.

MEET THE TEAM

 

All of The Sleep Chief team are OCN Level 5 qualified sleep practitioners

Sophie

Mum of two and nanny of ten years, Sophie is your real-life Mary Poppins! Having worked on sleep first hand with babies from newborn up to 4 years she is passionate about all things sleep. 

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Kristy

With a background in primary education, Kristy has seen just how important routine and good sleep is for our little people. She has also successfully navigated difficult sleep and reflux with her own two children.

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