Nicky was a qualified primary school teacher before becoming a full time mother. She lives with her husband and three children in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands. All three of Nicky’s babies were successfully sleeping through the night by the time they were 12 weeks old and she loves nothing more than helping other parents achieve the same success. Nicky has recently been awarded her Maternity Nurse Practitioner Certificate from MNT Training in London, in the United Kingdom.
Favourite bedtime story for kids
“The Magic Faraway Tree” Enid Blyton.
One thing I never go to sleep without
Biggest Misconceptions about sleep
That some people CAN’T sleep. Everyone can sleep in the right environment and good habits need to be created.
One thing all parents must know about sleep
It is a learned behavior, not a natural one; children need to be taught the correct sleep associations and practices for good sleep to occur.
Worst sleep advice
They’ll grow out of it…
Ingredients for a good night's sleep
Good feeding and sleeping routine during the day.
Best sleep tip for parents
Start teaching your children as early on as possible, the younger they are the easier it is.