Katie Fischer Certified baby and toddler sleep consultant for Crouch End, Muswell Hill, Highgate & North London

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Katie went above and beyond what I expected and was always there with helpful suggestions when I most needed them.

Pavan, mother to Anup, aged 10 months


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I am an experienced children’s sleep consultant based in North London with 8 years in child services and education, offering family-centred, holistic and research-based advice and support around sleep, feeding, routines and behaviour to families and businesses.

I am a certified Holistic Sleep Coach qualified at OCN Level 5 (SCQF level 8/Diploma Level - Babyem). This is the only qualification in the UK at this level focussing on evidence-based literature and research with backing and training from a wealth of internationally renowned professionals in the fields of infant care/research, sleep, feeding and allergies, such as Professor Amy Brown, Professor Helen Ball, Shell Banks, Maureen Minchin and Lyndsey Hookway. I also have OCN Level 3 qualifications in Sleep Training (MNT) and Breastfeeding Skills (Babyem).

This means that I am trained in the theory of infant sleep architecture and biology, using the key models of sleep training and a wealth of holistic strategies, as well as how to support breastfeeding mothers and diagnose and resolve feeding problems.

My training also covers managing behavioural problems, safe sleeping, working with pre-term babies and multiples, sensory issues, anxiety in children and parents, and issues requiring more specific clinical knowledge, such as nutrition for sleep, infant mental health, parasomnias and allergy, colic and reflux.

I am also fully insured, DBS checked and trained in paediatric first aid.


Educational Qualifications

I have a BA Hons degree in English Literature from University College London and Qualified Teacher Status. Before working with families as a sleep consultant, I taught in an inner-city primary school and experienced first-hand how vital sleep, routine, consistency and setting gentle parenting boundaries are to giving children the right environment to learn and thrive. 

When I had my first son, I continued to look after children as an Ofsted registered childcarer. I therefore bring to my practice wider behaviour management training and understanding of child development, as well as a passion for nurturing children in their formative years.


Professional Memberships and Affiliations

I am a member of the British Sleep Society and International Association of Child Sleep Consultants.

I am a practitioner for Peppy Health, offering support to mums and dads that is subsidised by employers, and run workshops for Nurturing Mums postnatal courses and Leaders Plus. I also speak at parenting events.



Please note that my advice and guidance is based on my training and experience working with parents and children. I am not medically qualified and parents should always consult their GP or healthcare professional if you there are in any way concerned about their child.


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Contact

If you would like to discuss your child’s sleep issues, arrange a workshop with me or if you have any questions about my services, please get in touch.

You can either call on my mobile:
07730533004

Or send an email to:
[email protected]

I aim to respond to all messages the same day.


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