For Sleep’s Sake
Episode 6: The Importance of Establishing Healthy Sleep Patterns in the Early Years

Episode 6: The Importance of Establishing Healthy Sleep Patterns in the Early Years

March 11, 2020

It’s important for everyone to get a good night’s rest but when it comes to our children, the benefits of ensuring a good night’s sleep is vital for many reasons.

Today on the show we’ll be discussing the Importance of Establishing Healthy Sleep Patterns in the Early Years with Cindy Davenport and Natasha Kerkez 

Cindy Davenport is a registered midwife, maternal and child health nurse and the Director of Ternity Group – the company behind some of Australia’s most recognised brands in the antenatal and early parenting education space, which includes Safe Sleep Space, Sleep Smart and Nourish Baby. Cindy is passionate about the health and wellbeing of families and offers a sensible, response-based approach to help babies and children with sleep problems.

Natasha Kerkez is the Area Manager for Petit Early Learning & Harmony Early Learning Journey. Natasha manages many centres Australia wide and is integral in assisting Educators and Parents around this common theme of Safe Sleep & Settling.

Episode 5: What does Sleep in Childcare look like and Common Parental Questions

Episode 5: What does Sleep in Childcare look like and Common Parental Questions

March 11, 2020

The world of baby & toddler sleep can be baffling – with sleep patterns changing frequently. The good news is that most changes are normal and that there are many Health Professionals and Educators who can assist you.

The old saying “It takes a village to raise a child” is so true and today on the show we’ll be discussing Some of the most common sleep challenges that occur in childcare and parental questions with Cindy Davenport and Natasha Kerkez

Cindy Davenport a registered midwife, maternal and child health nurse and the Director of Ternity Group – the company behind some of Australia’s most recognised brands in the antenatal and early parenting education space, which includes Safe Sleep Space, Sleep Smart and Nourish Baby. Cindy is passionate about the health and wellbeing of families and offers a sensible, response-based approach to help babies and children with sleep problems.

Natasha Kerkez is the Area Manager for Petit Early Learning & Harmony Early Learning Journey. Natasha manages many centres Australia wide and is integral in assisting Educators and Parents around this common theme of Safe Sleep & Settling.

Episode 4: Toddlers & Sleep- A Step by Step Guide to Settling

Episode 4: Toddlers & Sleep- A Step by Step Guide to Settling

March 11, 2020

Ahh Toddlers and Sleep! If you ask a toddler how much sleep they want they will say NONE!! If you say its time for bed – you most likely get a protest and perhaps even a little toddler tantrum!! Sleep though is still very important for our toddlers, by this we mean our 1 -3 year olds and So to help us with how we can manage and settle our toddlers today on the show we’ll be discussing “Toddlers & Sleep- A Step by Step Guide to Settlingwith Cindy Davenport

We are going to discuss, amongst other things, some of the most common sleep challenges experienced by toddlers aged 1 to 3 years, along with strategies on how best to manage them.

We will be talking about…toddlers resisting sleep, Transitioning to one sleep

Night mares and terrors and how to move a toddler from a Cot to a bed

 Cindy Davenport a registered midwife, maternal and child health nurse and the Director of Ternity Group – the company behind some of Australia’s most recognised brands in the antenatal and early parenting education space, which includes Safe Sleep Space, Sleep Smart and Nourish Baby. Cindy is passionate about the health and wellbeing of families and offers a sensible, response-based approach to help babies and children with sleep problems.

Episode 3: Infants & Sleep- A Step by Step Guide To Settling

Episode 3: Infants & Sleep- A Step by Step Guide To Settling

March 11, 2020

Baby Sleep – just when we think we are getting it right, then we get thrown a curve ball!

And…as we know every baby and toddler is so different and as parents we tend to share similar responses to sleeping problems. 

One is hoping that things will get better with time, the other is finding it difficult to ask for help.

So to help us with how we can manage and settle our babies today on the show we’ll be discussing “Infants & Sleep- step by step guide to settlingwith Cindy Davenport

We are going to discuss, amongst other things, what sleep disturbances we see in babies, what is Circadian rhythm, what is a sleep regression and what are the steps to settling our babies.

 Cindy Davenport a registered midwife, maternal and child health nurse and the Director of Ternity Group – the company behind some of Australia’s most recognised brands in the antenatal and early parenting education space, which includes Safe Sleep Space, Sleep Smart and Nourish Baby. Cindy is passionate about the health and wellbeing of families and offers a sensible, response-based approach to help babies and children with sleep problems.

Episode 2: Understanding Sleep Challenges in our Babies and Toddlers

Episode 2: Understanding Sleep Challenges in our Babies and Toddlers

March 11, 2020

When it comes to the ‘top of the pop’ questions parents have – sleep is up there and so today on the show we’ll be discussing “Understanding Sleep Challenges in our Babies and Toddlers” with Cindy Davenport

Cindy Davenport a registered midwife, maternal and child health nurse and the Director of Ternity Group – the company behind some of Australia’s most recognised brands in the antenatal and early parenting education space, which includes Safe Sleep Space, Sleep Smart and Nourish Baby. Cindy is passionate about the health and wellbeing of families and offers a sensible, response-based approach to help babies and children with sleep problems.

 

Episode 1: The A-Z of Safe Sleeping…Why It’s So Important

Episode 1: The A-Z of Safe Sleeping…Why It’s So Important

March 4, 2020

Welcome to the “For Sleep’s Sake” Podcast Series. This series has been developed to assist you when it comes to Babies, Toddlers and children’s Safe Sleep & Settling.

When it comes to infant and toddler sleep – there is no one size that fits all. This is why it’s so important for parents and educators to have the most up to date and research based information to assist and guide them.

This is especially true when it comes to our children’s safety and today on the show we’ll be discussing The A-Z of Safe Sleeping…Why It’s So Important with Cindy Davenport and Jane Wiggill.

Cindy Davenport is a registered midwife, maternal and child health nurse and the Director of Ternity Group – the company behind some of Australia’s most recognised brands in the antenatal and early parenting education space, which includes Safe Sleep Space, Sleep Smart and Nourish Baby. Cindy is passionate about the health and wellbeing of families and offers a sensible, response-based approach to help babies and children with sleep problems.

Jane Wiggill – Red Nose Chief Midwife and Manager Health and Advocacy program. Jane’s role at Red Nose involves lobbying Government to ensure all families have access to lifesaving safe sleep education, and the right bereavement support services if the unimaginable does happen, and lending her clinical expertise in the areas of research, advocacy, and education. She also works closely with Red Nose’s National Scientific Advisory Group, a group of leading researchers and health professionals that recommend research initiatives that become evidence-based safety recommendations to help Australian families.

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