Most children over 6 months of age are developmentally ready for formal sleep training.Since there is no “one size fits all” method to sleep training, I will help you create a customized, step-by-step, gentle sleep plan that considers your child’s age, development and temperament, as well as your family’s dynamics, parenting styles and desired goals for the training process.
The goal of this coaching process is to improve your child’s sleep habits by teaching him/her the important skill of being able to put themselves to sleep independently.
The Gentle Sleep Coaching Package: $350
(1 child, 6 months-6 years)
Add a sibling or twin: $125 extra
(must be added at the same time or within 3 months of the original package)
- Comprehensive evaluation of your case history form
- Basic sleep education and age specific sleep expectations
- 1.5-2 hr in-home* or by phone consultation
- Customized, step-by-step sleep plan involving proven, gentle methods
- 8 follow-up phone calls-approximately 15-20 mins each, spread out over 3-4 weeks
- Email support
- Daily review of sleep log
- Assessment of your child’s sleep environment
*The Sleepytime Teacher, LLC offers in-home consultation services to clients in the local New River Valley and surrounding areas only. Certain travel fees may apply. Phone consultations are offered to clients outside of the local/surrounding area.
Here’s how it works:
After you complete and return the Client Case History Form, submit your payment and return a signed copy of the Client Contract form, your in-home or phone consultation will be scheduled. Most consultations are scheduled during weekday mornings; however, evening or weekend appointments are available upon request. During the consultation, we will review your case history form, discuss basic sleep education and information and further craft your customized, gentle sleep plan. You and your family will then pick a starting date to begin the sleep training process. Follow-up phone support will begin the morning after the first night of starting your plan. All follow-up calls (8) will be scheduled and will last approximately 15-20 minutes each. Email support will be utilized as a way to touch base on the days no follow-up call is scheduled and are limited to 1-2 brief messages per day. If emails are more complex and/or require a lengthy, involved answer, a follow-up call may be required instead. Follow-up phone and email support will involve reviewing your child’s daily sleep log, answering your questions and making any necessary adjustments to your plan. The typical sleep training process generally takes between 3-4 weeks to complete. If more support is needed beyond the follow-up support included in the Gentle Sleep Coaching package to help your baby sleep at night, additional follow-up calls may be purchased.
Follow-up support after the initial consultation is what makes the Gentle Sleep Coach method most successful. However, your ability to stay consistent and make the training process a top priority will greatly affect the overall successfulness of your plan. It is strongly suggested that you begin your sleep training process when your schedule can be clear and free of disruption (travel, company, or other commitments) for at least 4 weeks.