What makes Sleeping Well Consulting Different?
- Unlimited support for one month. Although families usually see success within one week, Kim supports them longer because consistency is a big part of success. 98% of the reason for Kim's success rate is because her unlimited support helps families stay consistent.
- Unlimited text support included. Kim responds to texts either immediately, or within a few hours.
- Kim draws upon her Master's Degree, her continued research, and her B.S. in Biology to assist clients with both the physiological and behavioral aspects of sleep science.
- Kim has a Certificate in Infant Mental Health. She can work with you to understand what your child needs to deregulate when feeling too stressed, and what your child needs to feel secure and not abandoned while falling asleep independently.
- Kim also has a background in Perinatal Mood Disorders. Conversations with her are a no-judgement zone, and she brings compassion, gentleness and understanding to everything that is happening.
- Kim is an expert coach. She will guide you every step of the way. She will help your baby sleep through the night (11-12 hours), and take longer naps (if both of those are within the appropriate age range for your child).
- She will work with you to maintain a night feeding or drop a night feeding, if that is what your child needs.
- If you want, she will work with you to keep your child in your room (while both of you sleep).
- Kim is a mother herself. She is an advocate of respectful parenting and compassionate parenting. She believes that every child has their own innate wisdom and natural ability to master their own sleep. We can gently nudge them in that direction, and with clear, respectful communication, they welcome the chance.
- 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.)
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.
I often say that sleep training is a misnomer. You won't be training your child to do something, but rather, you'll be allowing your child natural sleep and allowing your child to follow his or her instincts to do what comes naturally. I'll show you the signs to watch for as your child is putting himself or herself to sleep, and how to nudge your little one in that direction if they are frustrated, all while offering your comforting support and presence.
Some call it compassionate sleep training or sleep teaching, or gentle sleep training. My methods are personalized for your child and family situation, to ensure the least amount of stress and crying so that your child can go to sleep easily and peacefully night after night in the fastest amount of time.
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.
Contact me today to learn how we can work together or if you have any questions!
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Kim Rogers began Sleeping Well Consulting in North Carolina. She serves families in person locally and virtually all over the world.