47 – What can we REALLY expect our infant’s sleep to be like, and what can we do!? with Dr Eliza Hannam

How does your baby sleep? The question everyone is asked (WHY so many times?!) and the one we often ask ourselves… but is your little one’s sleep normal? And is there anything you can do to get a little more of it? On this week’s episode of Boob to Food the podcast we welcome back the beautiful and incredibly knowledgable Dr Eliza Hannam.

Dr Eliza Hannam is a GP, board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) and Possums Neuroprotective Care accredited practitioner. As a GP, her work is predominantly in womens and childrens health and perinatal care. She is also a Mum of 3 gorgeous kids – aged 7, 4.5 and 1, so understands first hand the challenges and worry that parents can experience.

In this podcast we cover:

  • What the Possums approach to sleep is
  • Strategies for safe cosleeping and bed sharing (because we know so many families do it at some stage!)
  • How we can help our little ones have longer stretches of sleep, without sleep training
  • What is ‘sleep pressure’?
  • Her thoughts on routines and awake windows?
  • Whether self settling is really the golden ticket to sleep?? 
  • and so much more!

If you’re lucky enough to be in Sydney you can find Dr Eliza at Nurtured Medical in Annandale, but she does have a number of online offerings as well and shares invaluable and supportive information on her instagram. Listen to Episode 47 HERE 

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