0 to 4 Months
The Right Start Consultation is for families with young babies between 0-4 months old and for expecting parents. You will receive practical information, tools, and tips and tricks that will help you set your family up for healthy sleep from the start.
1 hr consultation at your home, by phone, Skype or FaceTime where we will discuss the following:
Basics of sleep
Infant sleeping and feeding patterns
Current safe sleep practices
Creating a sleep-friendly environment
Creating bedtime and naptime routines
Age-appropriate expectations and goals for the first few months
“Tricks and tips” and coping strategies so you can fully enjoy those first few months!
Any questions/concerns/topics you have
All techniques are attachment-friendly, breastfeeding-friendly and developmentally appropriate for 0-4 months old.
Marie Eve-Gagnon is trained with the most extensive professional sleep coaching certification program available. The program involves over 80 hours of training, an exam and participation in case supervision with Kim West, LCSW-C (a.k.a. “the Sleep Lady”) who has been helping tired parents for over 17 years. Clinical supervision and ongoing advanced training are required to maintain certification as a Gentle Sleep Coach. Some of my training topics included:
Basic counseling and child development
Sleep science and behavioral modification techniques
Secure attachment theory
Support for the breastfeeding mother
The training also consisted of lectures from top specialists, including:
Postpartum Depression from Dr Shoshana Bennett, author and leading specialist on Postpartum Depression
Medical Conditions and Sleep Apnea in Children led by Dr Lewis Kass, Director of Children’s Sleep Center
GURD and Sleep led by Dr. Anthony Loizides, pediatric gastroenterologist who graduated from Harvard Medical School.