Certified Sleep Consultant tactics to get your baby to sleep through the night, pacifier usage, white noise, why swaddle, cosleeping, and balancing a new business with family obligations. Christine McCutcheon shares it all with good advice and humor.
As a mom of two Christine McCutcheon was getting up 20-30 times a night with her kids. This is obviously unacceptable so she started devouring the internet looking for tips and ways to get her kids to sleep through the night. Once she figured it out, her friends kept asking for advice and that turned into a sleep consultant business.
She got certified in sleep consultant by Jammy Time (Certified Paediatric Sleep Consultant) in Calgary. Sweet sense is the biggest certification sleep program from the USA.
Why wait till 10-12 weeks of age for newborns before trying any sleep regimens?
What is an appropriate amount of sleep for a 6 month old in one stretch: 6 hours or 11 hours?
Positive and negative aspects of the “cry it out” sleep consultant method and do you have to just use the ‘wait it out’ method.
She gives us a handful of Implement Now Action Tips to help your kid sleep through the night. How dark should the baby’s room be? When McCutcheon mentions white noise for sleep, what are 2 of the rules that you need to adhere to?
Any long term consequences to listening to white noise or music to fall asleep too?
How long should the new baby sleep in the parents room?
How tight should a baby be swaddled? Why is swaddling such a great option, our sleep consultant Christine sheds some light on who does it better.
Should babies use a pacifier (soother) and when should they quit?
Parental commitment to the methods is going to be a huge factor in finding results working with a sleep consultant. There is always a reason the baby tries to break the routine.
She shares two of her best marketing tips, hint community involvement and educating the doctors.
As a new entrepreneur not only did she not realize just how much work it would be (but in a good way) she also wrestles with guilt if she watches TV instead of working on her sleep consultant business To Do List. Can you relate and how does she coup and overcome these feelings?
We both hate dark roast coffee, what’s her reason?
McCutcheon has a passion for health, nutrition and exercise so stay tuned to her website for upcoming mommy bootcamps and recorded seminars.
Show notes can be found at www.adoctorsperspective.net/91 here you can also find links to things mentioned.