Sleeping Like a Baby: Understanding Your Baby's Sleep (Providence)

Ascension Providence, WACO. Learn biology of infant sleep and strategies to help you AND your baby sleep more and better.



Breastfeeding Success is pleased to announce that Basics of Infant Sleep will be offered as a virtual live class during the times and dates listed below. We believe that during this time of social distancing it is imperative that parents are able to establish and maintain community support. Participants will be emailed a Google Meet link prior to their scheduled class.

The fee for attendance is $40 per family. Breastfeeding Success offers financial assistance if your insurance carrier does not cover the cost of the class and you have documented need. Please call 512-808-0237 with any questions or for help with scheduling. We look forward to seeing you in class!

PLEASE NOTE: Your insurance may cover the cost of this class. Use coupon code USEINSURANCE if you have Aetna, United, Blue Cross Blue Shield, HealthSmart or HEB Blue Cross Blue Shield, or ARC Employee Health Plan


Basics of Infant Sleep

Taught by Kristen Rosin and Ellie Wheeler

This class aims to help you understand the biological and physiological aspects of sleep, the role of nutrition, and the psychological aspect of how your child is growing, developing and learning during the first year of their life. By considering all these components and learning about different strategies and techniques to help your infant sleep, you can make informed parenting decisions and choose strategies or approaches around napping and bedtime that are right for both you and your baby.

Topics covered will include:

  • What does a normal baby sleep pattern look like?
  • The biology of newborn sleep
  • The transition to adult sleep patterns
  • Is my baby waking because of hunger?
  • Sleep and nutrition
  • Different strategies to support infant sleep
  • What is sleep training?
  • Discussion of the evidence base behind sleep interventions in infants
  • Pros and cons of different approaches
  • Troubleshooting common sleep problems in infants

About Ellie

Ellie is from the United Kingdom. She got her Masters degree in Psychology and Mathematics from the University of St Andrews in 2002 and went on to gain her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Glasgow in 2009. Before completing her doctorate she worked as a nanny for a number of years, specializing in working with children with special needs. After graduating she worked as a psychologist in the UK, working with young people suffering from eating disorders and their families.

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
January 18, 2023
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
February 15, 2023
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
March 22, 2023
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

If your class requires payment, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received 3 business days prior to the start of the class/program. A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.