Sleep Better,

Feel Better.

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  • Children who don’t sleep well have lower IQs than children who do. (Sleep Medicine. 2010 March 11)
  • Children who get less than 10.5 hours of sleep per night are significantly more likely to be obese.
    (Pediatrics. 2010 February 8)
  • Boys who don’t sleep well are at a significantly higher risk for hyperactivity.
    (Pediatrics. 2009 November 1)
  • Children who sleep less than 11 hours per night score lower on all kinds of school tests, including math and literacy.
    (SLEEP Abstract #0040 San Antonio, 2010.)

Meet Kim

Asheville, NC Sleep Consultant

"My passion is helping families solve their sleep problems in a gentle way that works for everyone."

~ Kim Rogers

 

 

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Testimonials

"Hiring Kim as a sleep consultant for my baby was one of the best investments I’ve ever made! My little boy learned to self-soothe and started sleeping through the night from around 7.30 pm to 7am. I’m now a well-rested and much happier mama. I had read a couple of baby sleep books, and they were helpful, but the fact is that babies are all different and when things don’t go according to plan, it makes all the difference to have someone to ask what to do and coach you through it. Kim has a baby of her own, so I knew she understood all the little quirks and concerns. Kim is both assertive and caring in her approach, which is exactly what you need in a sleep consultant."  --Natalie

"I never could have imagined that I’d enjoy sleeping 8+ hours. All my life I’ve never needed to sleep much, 4-6 hours was plenty. When our first-born came, sh*t got real. Fast. I was irritable, me and my wife were arguing like stars in a latin soap opera. Our little one couldn’t sleep for more than 2 hours. I kept trying to figure out what was wrong, and all I could do was seek any sliver of light from my lonely cave, exhausted and worn from constant crying. I talked with every parent-friend, read forums, blogs, and books. None of those one size fits all solutions worked for our fussy little angel. My wife insisted we try sleep training, it’s custom made for our family. Boom. Our little one is now sleeping 11+ hours regularly after just a few days of some specific adjustments, and now I sleep for 8+ hours right along with her. I have embraced how magical sleep is, and the difference it makes with everyone’s health and well-being. It’s like I can see rainbows and taste my favorite meal again for the first time! Sleep training our daughter was one of the best commitments we have made." -- Albert

"Maddie is like a totally different kid when it comes to sleeping now. I greatly appreciate your help, coaching, and tips. It's crazy that you try to keep your child safe by putting up a baby gate and unintentionally cause her to have anxiety and stress and keep her from sleeping. I'm really amazed at how well this worked. She has been sleeping through the night. Also, today she took a nap IN HER BED!!!!!! Daycare said that she has been napping good there too and that she is getting up with the other kids on her own now (I suppose she is more well rested). Thank you so much!" -- Elise Bugg

Sleep Problems I Help Solve

  • Frequent night wakings.
  • Difficulty falling asleep.
  • The need to fall asleep by rocking, nursing, pacifier, bottle or any other "prop."
  • Waking too early in the morning.
  • Difficulty napping, short naps, no naps.
  • Transition from co-sleeping to crib, crib to bed, and from parent's room to child's own room.
  • Difficulty keeping your little one in bed all night.
  • Sleep issues during traveling and times of illness.

As your pediatric sleep consultant in Asheville, I will take the time to evaluate your child's needs and learn how to help him or her fall asleep more easily and stay asleep during the night.

I often say that sleep training is a misnomer. You are not training your child to do something, but rather, you are allowing your baby natural sleep, while you offer your comforting support and presence.

More often, what we as parents do, when we "sleep train" our children, is that we are un-training and weaning them of sleep habits and sleep associations that they have learned.

These are the same sleep habits, sleep props and sleep associations that cause them to wake multiple times a night and have difficulty falling asleep at bedtime and naps. These are habits that require parents to "do something" to "make a child" go to sleep and go back to sleep in the night.

When children unlearn these habits, they have a peaceful time going to sleep at night and transitioning from one sleep cycle to the next throughout the night.

Some call it sleep teaching, some call it allowing sleep. Some call it sleep training. No matter what sleep props, sleep associations or sleep habits your child has, you will find that your child will quickly learn healthy sleep habits, and you will both be much happier, healthier and more rested.

Contact me today to learn how we can work together or if you have any questions!

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Sleep Consultant in Asheville, NC

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