127: Bringing a New Baby Home to Older Siblings with Sophie Acott

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127: Bringing a New Baby Home to Older Siblings with Sophie Acott
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Guest: Sophie Acott, the Founder of Sleep Play Love – whose mission is to help parents all over the world reclaim much-needed sleep, rest and joy to their parenting experience. She is a mother of four children, a homebirth enthusiast, and a conscious parenting advocate.

In this episode, we will cover:

1) what to expect from your older child when your new addition arrives - from behavioral issues, sleep disturbance, eating changes, etc.

2) what to do months BEFORE the new baby arrives and what to do in the days, weeks and months after the birth

3) what the differences are between various ages of older siblings and advice on how to help them navigate the family change

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

• link to Sophie's Sleep Play Love website: www.SleepPlayLove.co

link to Sophie's book "Sleep, Play, Love" on Amazon

About Sophie Acott:

Sophie Acott is the Founder of Sleep Play Love – whose mission is to help parents all over the world reclaim much-needed sleep, rest and joy to their parenting experience. She is a mother of four children, a homebirth enthusiast, and a conscious parenting advocate.

Having experienced first-hand the toll that lack of sleep can have on health, emotional well-being, relationships, and the entire family unit, Sophie is committed to supporting other families to overcome their own unique parenting and sleep challenges–restoring vibrancy, happiness, and harmony to the family unit.

As a certified Life Coach and Maternity and Child Sleep Consultant, motivating and inspiring others is Sophie’s life passion. Having trained with Hand in Hand Parenting, she adopts the Parenting by Connection approach personally and professionally; living and breathing this philosophy with her own children, and empowering other parents to success through a deeper understanding of the synonymous relationship between the parent-child connection, and sleep and behavioral challenges.

Born and raised in Australia, Sophie now resides in San Diego, California with her husband and four young children. Her new book “Sleep Play Love” has recently launched and is available in print and kindle on Amazon.

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