Ursula Quinn RGN, GSC
Certified Gentle Sleep Consultant
Certified Holistic Sleep Coach
A kind, empathetic & collaborative approach
I am a certified Gentle Sleep Coach, graduate of the comprehensive Gentle Sleep Program. This program maintains a strong focus on supporting children and families as they develop good sleeping habits, without leaving babies or children to cry alone.
I am a Registered General Nurse with many years of experience in acute care, as a medical adviser and a medical trainer.
My extensive experience has been enhanced by comprehensive training led by:
- Dr. Lewis Kass, Paediatric Sleep Director and Consultant, Sleep Disorders Centre Norwalk, US
- Dr. Bryan Vartebedian, Paediatric GastroIntestinal Consultant
- Dr Shoshana Bennett, Leading Specialist on Postpartum Depression
- Kim West, The Sleep Lady and Child Sleep Expert and Author of Good Night Sleep Tight
I am the mother of three children including a set of twins. As a busy working mother, I know how it feels to struggle on in a sleep-deprived haze and the impact this can have on the rest of your life and your relationships. I also know how wonderful it is when children are happy to snuggle into their cot or bed and sleep well through the night.
My belief is that instilling good sleep routines for children is one of the most important things you can do for your family - just as important as good nutrition. When children sleep well, so too can the parents, and the busy routines of family life can fall into place so much more easily. It is never too late to tackle sleep issues; it is never hopeless and it is worth getting some help and support with what can be a tricky and challenging task, especially when you are in a sleep-deprived state.
I do not believe that any baby or child needs less sleep than that of their peers, that they “won’t sleep” or are “just poor sleepers”.
All babies and children need good quality, uninterrupted sleep. All parents do too. I will work closely with you to understand the sleep issues facing your family and to design and implement a sleep plan which will work for your child or children. I will help you put the plan into action and be there for you when you need support.