Breastfeeding and Sleep Coaching

Breastfeeding and Sleep Coaching Breastfeeding and Sleep Coaching: Do they work together? Many parents equate sleep coaching with night weaning. Working to improve sleep skills may be unnecessarily delayed for months by parents who wish to continue the nightly breastfeeding relationship. Did you know that breastfeeding and sleep coaching can go hand in hand? It […]

Drowsy But Awake

Drowsy But Awake So we have all heard of that magic moment in which you put your baby down “drowsy but awake” and then they peacefully drift off to sleep.   But does anyone know what “drowsy but awake” actually means? Drowsy but awake means putting your baby down when they are feeling tired, but not […]

Normal newborn sleep and unicorn babies

Normal newborn sleep and unicorn babies So many times as a sleep-deprived new mother, I asked myself the question “how can this possibly be normal newborn sleep?”. Dr.Google told me that my baby waking up every 1.5-2 hours for the first few months of his life was absolutely normal (babies need to eat frequently during the […]

How Does a Gentle Sleep Coach Create a Sleep Plan?

How Does a Gentle Sleep Coach Create a Sleep Plan? You’ve asked, so I’m answering! When I work with families, there are multiple factors I take into consideration when creating a customized sleep plan.  Before your consultation, I send you a 7-page history form which guides me in putting your sleep plan together. I always […]

Andrea Moore – Certified Gentle Sleep Coach

My goal is to educate, listen, empower, and support you on your journey to better sleep.Andrea Moore – Certified Gentle Sleep Coach I’m Andrea and I am Calgary’s Gentle Sleep Coach. I have been trained by Kim West (LCSW-C and author of Good Night Sleep Tight) to help you teach your child to sleep using gentle […]

What is a Gentle Sleep Coach and What Exactly Do They Do?

What is a Gentle Sleep Coach and What Exactly Do They Do? A Gentle Sleep Coach understands the importance of a good night’s sleep for not only your child but for you as well. We all function better when we hit our magic number of hours of sleep. Our memories are sharper, our reflexes faster, […]

Breastfeeding Your Baby to Sleep: Will this Create a Bad Habit?

Breastfeeding Your Baby to Sleep: Will this Create a Bad Habit? As a new parent, you have probably been told not to do so many things. Everyone has their opinions on how children should be raised, disciplined, loved, fed, and how they should be put to sleep.   Unfortunately, most advice being given these days is […]

6 Back-to-School Sleep Tips

6 Back-to-School Sleep Tips Although we are still mid-summer, back-to-school/preschool/day care is just around the corner. Early mornings are looming, and hopefully earlier bedtimes to accompany these early mornings. To help your kids (and you) head into school well-rested, I have put together some back-to-school sleep tips to get you back into a fall routine. […]

SUMMER PROMO 2017

SUMMER PROMO 2017 I remember coming through the fog, that blur of seemingly endless days and even longer nights. Does it count as a new day if you really haven’t slept? I remember coming through the haze of postpartum depression and anxiety, the panic attacks that left me breathless and barely able to load my […]

Six Summer Sleep Tips: Keep Your Sleep Through Excitement and Heat!

Six Summer Sleep Tips: Keep Your Sleep Through Excitement and Heat! Summer’s here!  That means BBQ’s, camping, travelling, festivities, long, hot days, and so much excitement!   Having a baby who won’t sleep in the midst of all of this fun can definitely put a damper on your summer enjoyment. Here are six summer sleep […]