Working With Infants (3 – 23 months)

Creating Lasting Sleep Habits

Are you a parent who does the best for your family?

Yet, each night or nap time you wind up in a bundle of nerves as you struggle to put your little one down to sleep. 

Congratulations, you made it through the heady days of bringing your new baby home!  BUT, just as you thought things would get easier, your precious baby had other plans.

Your baby is beginning to become more aware of their surroundings, which might mean that they are testing boundaries, pushing your patience buttons, and possibly suffering from infant anxiety or even unwarranted fear. You’ve maybe listened to your family and friends and got to the stage where nothing is working, and your little person is in desperate need of sleep. 

You are probably reverting to those feelings of exhaustion, frustration, and overwhelm you felt when you gave birth.  Unfortunately, lack of sleep for both you and your baby can lead to irritable behaviours.  You can feel like you’ve gone from sleep to cranky overnight.  We know that you want your sleeping star back. 

Let’s get you back on course, re-perfect those sleep regressions, and get your tired little one sleeping soundly, in their own cot again!

We understand that every baby is different, so we have carefully curated a selection of foundational sleep programmes that you can build upon to suit your little one and family.

Each programme is entirely scalable and flexible no matter where you are with your sleep training.

Infant Packages

What’s Included in all Infant Packages

We ensure you are set up for sleep success with our comprehensive programs and packages, designed for you. 

Sleep Evaluation

Comprehensive sleep questionnaire to get to the heart of your little one’s sleep challenges.

Consultation

90 minutes, one-on-one consultation to discuss your sleep strategy and implementation.

Private Coaching

Private one-on-on Coaching in the form of Phone Calls & Email support

Custom Sleep Plan

Your roadmap to get your little one sleeping through the night and napping like a boss!

Sleep Log Tracking

Dedicated Sleep Log App to track and analyse sleep transformation day by day, nap by nap and night by night.

Sleep Toolkit

Sleep education to help with future sleep challenges, like teething, illness and travel.

FAQ’s

INFANTS (3-23 months)

Answers to your most frequently asked questions about infant sleep coaching and how we can help you set up a solid sleep foundation for a thriving little sleep star!

What is the best age to sleep train my baby?

Creating good sleep associations can happen from newborn as your baby will always be ready to get more sleep, especially if they haven’t been sleeping well. However, the best time to start on the road to better sleep, is when you, as the parents, instinctively know that your baby isn’t sleeping as well. If lack of good sleep is impacting their day as well as the quality of your own sleep, then you are ready to make positive changes to help your little one sleep better. Parents being committed to the process is the no. 1 ingredient to making successful sleep possible.

Can I co-sleep and sleep train my baby?

Co-sleeping and room sharing often get confused with one another. So for clarity, when we talk about co-sleeping, we are referring to the practice of sharing a bed with your baby.

In line with the American Academy of Paediatrics guidelines on safe sleep practices (AAP Safe Sleep Link), we don’t work with families who choose to bed-share. In order to help your baby achieve an effective independent sleep skill, they will need an independent, age appropriate and safe sleep space.

Why are my baby’s nap times so short?

For newborns, there are varying factors such as your baby needing help to fall asleep, hunger, under-tiredness, over-tiredness (from overstimulation), too much or too little awake time, the environment in which they sleep, parents expectations or neurological issues (a 30-minute nap is considered normal at the newborn stage).

Can I share my bedroom with my baby?

Absolutely! It is recommended that babies share their room with a parent for at least the first 6 months of their life to help reduce the risk of SIDS.

Is it true that formula-fed babies sleep better than breastfed babies?

No, this is not true. A well-fed baby, whether formula or breastfed, can learn the skill of self-settling / independent sleep, which in turn helps them sleep longer and soundly through the night.

To add further, we don’t focus on how you feed your baby, only that your baby is getting enough food to help them grow and thrive!

Do you teach 'Cry-It-Out'?

No we do not. Let us explain why. The ‘Cry It Out Method’, otherwise known as ‘Extinction’, is the practice of putting your baby in their cot at bedtime awake and then leaving them to cry themselves to sleep without going back in to check on them or offering them any support.

Instead, we use a range of behaviour based, proven sleep training methods which have been tried and tested not just by our clients, but by us with our own children.

Will there be crying involved?

This is by far the most common question we are asked by parents and definitely something that needs to be addressed and explained before you undertake any sleep training program.

Yes, as with any baby, there will be crying involved. Sadly we don’t have a magic wand or fairy dust but we do have a proven step formula that, if implemented consistently, does result in it feeling magical!

When we start to make big changes to your baby’s sleep habits and the structure of their day, it is understandable and completely normal that they are going to be confused. Unable to articulate their confusion into words (as they don’t have any yet), crying is how they get their point across. “Mummy, last night you rocked me to sleep and I slept in your arms, tonight you’ve just put me here in the cot. What’s going on!”. 

Please know we will never ask you to leave your baby to cry on their own. We want you to be there to offer support and reassurance to your baby.

The good news is that the amount of crying significantly reduces night-on-night, nap-by-nap, as you follow the step-by-step written sleep plan that we will walk you through as part of the program.

We work and our baby is at daycare or looked after by our helper/nanny. Can the plan still work?

Absolutely, the ‘not so secret’ ingredient in helping your little one develop a strong sleep skill and becoming a thriving little sleep star is consistency. This means that it is important that all caregivers who look after your little one, whether it be mummy, daddy, nana, pop, nanny/helper, are able to follow the same consistent approach to preparing and getting your little one down in the cot for their sleep.

SLEEP STAR SUCCESS STORIES

I was near breaking point with exhaustion

“Louise came into my life when I was near breaking point with exhaustion. What I learnt with Louise has been invaluable. I highly recommend Louise for any sleep-deprived or overwhelmed parents!”

Olivia & Baby Indie, Singapore

She's the one you need if you want your sleep and social life back!

“Louise helped me get back the very little pieces of sanity I had left...TWICE! Once when I had my son and then a daughter 2 years later. For those reading this, think no further! She's the one you need
if you want your sleep and social life back!”

Philea Dai-Chevalley, Singapore

You've changed our lives!

“Thank you so much, Louise! In just a matter of days, you've changed our lives... from having to wake up over 10 times in the nights to resettle my little one, she now sleeps through the night! She naps better during the day too.”

Diya Mahtani & Mirpuri, Singapore

Louise is so helpful, understanding, clear, and approachable

“I was a sleep-deprived wreck but within a few weeks, he is now sleeping through the night thanks to Louise.  Louise is so helpful, understanding, clear, and approachable. THANK YOU!”

Olivia Russell, Singapore

It was the best decision and investment for the whole family...

Louise changed our lives because we got our sleep back. My son is now waking up after 6 am and my daughter is also sleeping through the night for 11 to 12 hours.”

Fränze Kocaman, Singapore

I wish we had found her sooner!

“Within three days we saw a difference in sleep and by one week in we were on the right track and all getting a full night's sleep. Louise has given me confidence as a first-time Mum. I wish we had found her sooner!”

Olivia and baby Harvey, Singapore