When we’re expecting, many of us have ideas, fantasies, and baby sleep expectations with long peaceful nights for our little one in their beautifully prepared crib as the top one. These fantasies rarely become a reality. Babies wake up many times and, depending on the baby, they can keep doing this
Tessa is a Dutch psychologist and yoga teacher living with her (French) husband and 22-month-old girl in Geneva. She has worked for over 10 years in the humanitarian field mainly providing psychosocial support to mothers, other caregivers and (their) children all over the world, from Asia to Africa to South and Central America with agencies such as the Red Cross, the International Rescue Committee and UNICEF. At the moment she is working towards opening up her own independent practice. She became a huge fan of Heidi Holvoet’s approach while struggling with their daughters sleep and not wanting to let her ‘cry it out’. She could not be happier to now be part of the team and have the chance to offer parents and their babies the same non-judgmental support and to work together with parents and baby on a gentle approach to more sleep with respect for everyone’s needs and rhythm.
Do you want to wean your toddler from nursing at night? Here are 5 practical tips to help you get started
To wean your toddler from breastfeeding is alike yet different from weaning a baby. Let’s have a look at these 5 toddler-specific ways you can lovingly and efficiently help your toddler make this transition. Breastfeeding at night until toddlerhood is an amazing experience, one that can make the bond between
Don’t want to let your baby cry it out? A dad’s journey
Family ‘sleep’ life: first a dream … then reality I assume almost all new parents agree that whatever you thought your ideal family ‘sleep’ life would be……. the reality ends up being absolutely NOTHING like this. Becoming a new parent often means dealing with different types of baby sleep issues,