About Instructors

Andrea Strang is the mother of three and is a trained and certified Gentle Sleep Coach and Child Sleep Consultant. She did her Sleep Consultant Training with Naturally Nurturing in the UK and the Gentle Sleep Coach Certification program with Kim West. Andrea has helped over 2500 families get better sleep. She is also a Birth and Postpartum Doula and trained Childbirth Educator with over 10 years experience working with children and their families. Her extensive hands-on experience working with babies throughout the night has given her unique learning experiences that many sleep experts lack. Andrea has been there with tired parents night after night and observed sleep behaviors first hand year after year.

Andrea is also a member of the Gentle Sleep Coach Faculty, co-teaching the infant portion with 40 hours of content and supervision, as well as, a Night Specialist Trainer and mentor.

Her private sleep consultant practice is based in Ontario, Canada however, she has worked with families throughout Canada and the United States and in Europe.

Heather Irvine is an experienced mother of 5 and highly sought after Infant Consultant & Pediatric Sleep Coach. Her background includes over 11 years of coaching and guiding exhausted and overwhelmed parents through the common challenges during the newborn stage and beyond. She has an unwavering desire to provide solutions that work and diffuse those frustrating challenges that new babies often bring.

Her extensive training background includes courses & certifications from several of the leading experts in the field of child development, newborn behavior, lactation education & pediatric sleep. She is a Certified Sleep Coach graduating as one of the first 50 students from Kim West’s Gentle Sleep Coaching Program, which is currently the most extensive & professional sleep certification program available. Her years of knowledge have  been broadened by certification, training and classes.