... helping babies to sleep
and families to flourish


November 21st, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

There is much discussion these days about obesity, both in Australia and worldwide. The WHO (World Health Organisation) now reports that internationally, obesity is a bigger killer than poor nutrition. One of the advantages of becoming older is that you see things over a long time frame. I have now […]

November 20th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

Welcome to my latest blog. One of the points of difference with The Babysleep Doctor strategy is that I work with women from 36 weeks’ pregnancy to provide knowledge and strategies to apply from day one of the baby’s life. The aim is to prevent feeding and sleeping problems ever arising.

November 17th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

I was recently reading an article in the Medical Journal of Australia about the management of diabetes in pregnancy. This was an important paper and it made some great points.

November 11th, 2014 | Blog

Given our high standard of living, it would be a reasonable assumption that the large majority of mothers have high quality diets supplying all the essential vitamins and micro-nutrients. Unfortunately however, this is not always the case. Iron deficiency and it’s complication, iron deficiency anaemia, are significant health problems, that […]

November 4th, 2014 | Blog

Life with my first-born was very challenging. I am a Dr and a consultant in my area of specialist training.  To feel so out of control was very threatening. Before I consulted Dr Symon my baby would be awake and crying for prolonged hours and would not settle or sleep […]

November 3rd, 2014 | Blog

In 2013, then first-time mother Lindy, 38, Adelaide, was at her wits-end, having endured months of sleepless nights. Her baby Oscar, then eight months old, was regularly waking throughout the day and night. “A close friend of mine had a little girl who was a fantastic sleeper and recommended Dr […]

October 29th, 2014 | Blog

Kate, 37, Adelaide, first heard about Dr Brian Symon aka ‘The Babysleep Doctor’ via a friend who too, had a three-month-old baby who had experienced sleeping problems. Kate visited Dr Symon with her baby, Ashley, who is now four-and-a-half years of age and sleeping soundly.  This is her story. Kate […]

October 21st, 2014 | Blog

First-time-mother, Adriana, 35, began visiting Dr Brian Symon aka ‘The Babysleep Doctor’, with her daughter Isabella, now 1.5 years old, when she was 3.5 months of age. For the first 3.5 months of Isabella’s life, both mum and bub had not slept for more than 40 consecutive minutes. Adriana spent […]

October 17th, 2014 | Blog

A friend of mine gave me a copy of Dr Brian Symon’s book when I was pregnant with my first child. I read it from cover to cover, and it all made so much sense! I had seen friends struggling with years of sleepless nights and lack of routine with […]

October 17th, 2014 | Blog

Penny, 32, Port Headland, WA, credits Dr Brian Symon aka The Babysleep Doctor for  awakening her little boy’s true personality and boosting her confidence as a mother. Penny and her husband gave birth to Archie, now 7 months old, in March, 2014. The joyous event for the young family soon […]