Dr Golly is a Melbourne-based paediatrician and father of three. Specialising in unsettled babies and poor sleep, Dr Golly developed this program through his work with thousands of babies over more than a decade of practice. With a focus on empowering parents and protecting mothers, Dr Golly turns up the volume of that innate parental instinct to maximise parents' understanding of their baby's cues and bring everyone closer to a full night's sleep.
Education: Bachelor of Medicine, University of Melbourne. FRACP. Former Chief Resident Medical Officer of RCH and is involved in the creation and maintenance of the RCH Clinical Practice Guidelines, an online paediatric resource used internationally. He is also a regular expert reviewer for the Raising Children Network website.
Alex is a certified sleep consultant, midwife, nurse and mum. With years of experience working in Melbourne with families and children aged 0-5 years and running her own sleep consultancy business, she has seen how sleep deprivation can affect the whole family unit and the toll it takes on parents. As a practising midwife at a large private hospital in Melbourne, she also has a special interest in encouraging healthy sleep habits for newborns and beyond, especially working with unsettled babies.
Education: Bachelor of Nursing with a postgraduate degree in Midwifery. Certified sleep consultant and a member of the International Institute of Complementary Therapists (IICT), Sleep Consultancy.
Amanda is a paediatric psychologist, mum, and founding director of Northern & Hawthorn Centre for Child Development. Working directly and indirectly with hundreds of clients each year, her mission is for every child to achieve their best outcomes by equipping families, educators and corporate clients with the tools they need to help kids thrive. Amanda is the resident psychologist & Advisory Board member at TotallyAwesome – a global child-focussed media company, where she helps to ensure advertising and branding content aimed at children is appropriate.
Contact details: centreforchilddevelopment.com
Education: BSocSc. BAppSc (Psych)(Hons), MAPS; Registered Circle of Security Parenting facilitator; Registered SOS Feeding therapist; Member of Australian Psychological Society.
Jillian holds the gold standard qualification of International Board Certified Lactation Consultant ( IBCLC). She has over 10 year's experience working closely with new mothers in the Maternity Unit setting as well as providing private consultations to new mothers in the comfort of their homes. She is also a Registered Nurse/Midwife. Jillian provides private lactation consults in your home or for those living outside Melbourne’s metropolitan area, Victoria or Australia via Zoom/Facetime meetings.
If you are experiencing any concerns and would like to discuss these further please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Education: Bachelor of Nursing with a postgraduate degree in Midwifery. Certified Lactation Consultant.
Miriam is a Paediatric Dietitian with over 10 year's of experience helping children and their families with a range of nutrition concerns. Miriam provides one-on-one consultations to families in Melbourne, as well as via Telehealth to families in Rural Victoria, Interstate and Internationally. Miriam also provides group sessions to mothers' groups, school parent groups and corporate teams about childhood nutrition topics to help ensure our next generation grow into healthy adults.
Education: Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University and completed a certificate in Paediatric Dietetics at the Royal Children’s Hospital.