Is one of the common
troubling your toddler or baby? Recognize and treat
two types of disorders
you may see in your baby or
toddler: behavioral problems
learning to settle well and keep asleep) and primary
disorders (issues that require specific attention).
We usually don't think of these as true
they are a normal phase in child / baby development. But, they
disrupt your family
quite badly and, without good guidance, a child may grow into a
leading to poor health.
There are only a number of sleep disorders
(somniloquy) are the so-called
. They are
almost always due to immature development and most children grow out of
them without treatment.
Heidi Holvoet, PhD, is the founder of the Baby Sleep Advice website and movement, an award-winning author, baby & toddler sleep consultant with 15+ years experience as well as a certified lactation counselor.
Over the years, Heidi has received several awards inluding a Mom's Choice Award (MCA) and National Parenting Awards (NAPPA) for her Baby Sleep Advice website, programs and books. Also, Baby Sleep Advice was awarded "Most Trusted Infant's Sleep Solutions Company 2023" in the Benelux Enterprise Awards 2023.
Heidi continually conducts personal research and participates in continued education and in that way stays up to date with current scientific and pyschosocial infant care.
She is also a member of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants of which she was one of the earliest contributors. She obtained her PhD degree in physics at the University of Ghent in Belgium.
Heidi is passionate about helping babies and their parents sleep more and better, with her trademark approach that has been proven and praised time and again by parents worldwide to be effective and truly no-tears. Respect for you as a parent and your baby, is at the heart of Heidi's warm and kind support. Her approach always keeps in mind a baby's needs and abilities at any given age, is based on pediatric science and the most up to date knowledge in infant care and sleep science.