Get sleep help from a registered SleepdreamsTM sleep consultant and healthcare professional. Our sleep seminars are an inexpensive way to get all the current sleep research and sleep help you may need to solve your little one's sleep needs. Many parents are able to resolve their sleep help needs after an informative seminar.
Vancouver, May TBD, 2013 from 6:30 - 8 pm. $20. pp & $30./couple. Jennifer Garden will be giving a 1.5 hour seminar at Little Nest - 1716 Charles St. Vancouver (off Commercial Drive). Come and ask Jennifer Garden your questions about your child and sleep. Space is limited. Contact us to register.
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As Registered Occupational Therapists specializing in sleep for infants and children, many extended health care plans recognize and cover the cost of our services. Sleep is an activity of daily living and falls within the scope of practice of Registered OT's. Ask your extended health care provider if they cover Occupational Therapy services. If your health care coverage includes an expense account then OT services should be covered within that umbrella of registered health care providers. Our OT's are registered health care providers and specialists in sleep.
It is critical in the early months for a child’s normal growth and development to get the nutritional intake that they need. Before 6 months of age you should be responding to your child's needs - they need you and its possible they are hungry! The fatty (hind milk) in breastmilk is key to brain development. Feeding plays such an important role in the healthy development of your child and is important when addressing sleep goals. Trust in a professional paediatric health expert at SleepdreamsTM to get the appropriate advice around feeding and sleep.
Before hiring a sleep consultant for sleep help or sleep training with your baby or child you should read this article. Call us if you need more info but it may help you decipher if your baby has a sleep ‘disturbance’ (generally behavioural/environmental in nature) versus a ‘disorder’ which is more related to a medical condition. It is not common for babies to snore (unless of course they have a cold and are congested). If your baby is having trouble sleeping, snores on a regular basis and isn’t sick, give us a call at 604.985.2991 or visit your doctor and get some professional help! Remember our services are covered under many extended health care benefit plans! Here’s some additional great information:
As sleep consultants, we offer sleep help in the form of calming strategies that work with an individual baby. When transitioning your child from co-sleeping to sleeping in their own crib you can opt for some calming strategies for your child. The crib should be a boring place for your little one at bedtime so you are giving the message that it is time to sleep and not to play. Try using a transitional object such as a small stuffed