Sleep Update Day

What is a Sleep Update Day?

Our Sleep Update Days are designed to help those who are working in the world of peadiatric sleep remain up to date with the latest research, discuss complex cases, exchange ideas and meet other professionals working in the same field

Spring 2022 (exact date still to be arranged)


£125 (includes 3 course lunch)

Who are theses courses for? 

This year's course is a live online sleep training course, and is open to professionals who have completed some sleep training and are wanting to learn about and discuss recent research, hot topics and complex case studies

How often are these course? 

These are annual courses and will run in the autumn each year

Our next course will be in October 2021.


£125 (includes 3 course lunch) 


Holiday Inn


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Sleep Update Day 2020

Just some of the topics that we covered


Maternal sleep positions in the final trimester and the increased risk of stillbirth
Sleep and COVID19
Tears not fears - redefining crying
How sleep impacts on everyday emotions - what does recent research tells us?
Using social media to promote your business.

Delaying the start of the school day for adolescents -separating the facts from fiction

Case Study

3 children, 3 different ages, 3 different sleep problems, one family 

Research reviews 

Sleep and the use of white noise in infants
Sleep and attachment
Interventions to support adolescents to develop healthy sleep behaviours
Group parent training interventions for parents of children with ADHD/ASD

Please note that the programme may be subject to change

Previous Sleep Update Days

Some of the questions we have asked;

 “Does feeding babies solids before 6 months of age improve sleep”, and “are too many babies overfed”, and if so where does that leave parents?

Is ADHD just a sleep disorder?

Does a massaged-based bedtime routine improve sleep for babies/ children and mothers?

How does thermoregulation in babies and children with complex needs affect sleep?

IT media use versus books at 3 years of age, how does it impact on sleep?

Can early sleep problems increase the risk of Chronic Fatigue in adolescence?

How does trauma affect sleep and how can it be managed

Should we follow France’s lead and teach sleep education to 8 year olds in school?

Can what we smell affect the content of our dreams?

Sleep regression - is it a thing?

What is the link between melatonin and colic?

We  have also;

  • Had our team member psychologist speak on the subject of “Sleep and Anxiety” and "Sleep and Attachment"
  • Looked at The Smart Crib, and discussed if we as sleep practitioners would recommend its use or not.
  • Had a demonstration from Creative Care on the use of Safe Sleep Spaces for children with additional needs
  • Brainstormed “How to develop business opportunities”
  • Discussed different models of working and fees charged 
  • Discussed the growing use of CBD products and sleep
  • Discussed poor sleep and sexual risk taking behaviour in teens