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Sleep Consultation services offered in Norwalk and Darien, CT


Proper sleep is vital to your baby’s growth and development. At the Center for Advanced Pediatrics, the experienced pediatricians have a certified sleep consultant on staff to offer the guidance and support you need for a well-rested family. The team’s goal is to create a gentle sleep plan that helps you avoid sleep training. Call the Center for Advanced Pediatrics office in Norwalk or Darien, Connecticut, today or go online to schedule a sleep consultation.

Sleep Consultation Q & A

What is a sleep consultation?

A sleep consultant is a discussion with a medical professional specializing in problems during sleep. The Center for Advanced Pediatrics is proud to have a certified pediatric sleep consultant on staff to guide and support you and your family as you navigate infant sleep challenges.

The experienced sleep consultant works with infants, toddlers, and children ages six and up to develop healthy sleep habits.

How do I know if I need a sleep consultation?

Children need restful sleep to grow and develop on par with their peers. In general, infants require about 14 to 17 hours of sleep per night, while children aged six to 12 need 12 hours. Without enough sleep, your child can become groggy, lethargic, and struggle to concentrate. Poor sleep can even affect your baby’s brain development.

The Center for Advanced Pediatrics team offers consultations for every kind of sleep concern in infants, toddlers, and children, including:

  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Night waking
  • Early morning waking
  • Trouble self-soothing
  • Poor feeding
  • Difficulty napping or sleeping too often

Many babies and children who struggle with poor sleep experience uncomfortable symptoms like increased sensitivity to pain, irritability, excessive yawning, and ear pulling. If your child shows signs of sleep deprivation, don’t hesitate to schedule a sleep consultation.

What can I expect from a sleep consultation?

A sleep consultation at the Center for Advanced Pediatrics aims to minimize your child’s need for sleep training. By developing healthy habits now, your child might not need additional training.

The team’s certified sleep consultant works with your family to develop sleep plans for children aged six months to six years. The team can design a personalized plan for your child that doesn’t involve “crying it out.”

Consultations at the Center for Advanced Pediatrics start with a complete assessment of your child’s sleep habits. The on-site sleep consultant carefully evaluates your child to assess their sleep needs and challenges. After completing a comprehensive sleep assessment, your step-by-step sleep plan can include:

  • Regular follow-up phone calls
  • In-office visits
  • Sleep coaching
  • Positive sleep pattern development
  • Restorative naps
  • Parent education and sleep tips

Call the Center for Advanced Pediatrics today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about sleep consultations.