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Newborn Sleep 101

The Newborn Sleep 101 Workshop designed for expecting parents prepare them lovingly and holistically for the new change in sleep that their family will experience. There is currently a huge gap in traditional antenatal education as families need to be prepared and empowered to adapt better after birth.

It is important to have realistic expectations and to understand the needs of a newborn baby and that each member of the family are indeed entitled to rest to replenish but at the same time that there are many healthy sleep habits, that can be implemented right from the start.

It's also important to understand, that sleep doesn't have to come at a price - normally, the lack of emotional closeness, bonding and attachment, indeed - you can have both!

Be empowered in this workshop with the skills you need to thrive as a new parent!

This workshop will include the following topics:

Expectations and myths

Summary of Healthy Sleep Foundations (incl Sleep Environment, Emotional Wellbeing and much more) (refer here for a comprehensive workshop on foundations)

Connection, attachment and bonding

The importance of Sleep

Consistent Sleep Cues

Sleep and Feeding

Soothing baby (refer here for a comprehensive workshop on the Happiest Baby)

Day Naps


Common triggers for Sleep Difficulties


After this workshop, participants will be able to:

Communicate and bond better with their newborns to support emotional well-being

Be confident in their skills to allow baby and themselves to sleep

Foster healthy sleep foundations from the get-go

Understand the function of crying in a newborn

Understand the importance of and how to foster baby's emotional well-being

Understand how to create a safe and nurturing sleep environment

Understand how unique each family's dynamic weaves into sleep

Understand how each member of the family contribute to the family's central nervous system

Understand that sleep is impacted by anything and everything

Understand how sentient their newborn baby is

 - Can't make the date but would like a private session: Please arrange individually by contacting the teacher below -


Expecting Parents

with or without partner (each person requires a ticket)



  • Filled water bottle

  • Notebook + pen to make notes

  • A healthy snack to share in group

  • Wear comfy clothes


Please see below for available 2019 dates to book:

5 Feb Tues 9:30am - 12:30pm

22 Oct Tues 9:30am - 12:30pm

Private sessions scheduled on demand - inquire here

Snacks: Please bring a small, healthy snack to share in group


TOP TIP: Sign up for the Happiest Baby on the Block Workshop the same week, highly complementary to this workshop


  • 1 Ticket admits 1 person

  • This workshop is likely to sell out, limited spots available

  • Please add your name to the waiting list if you do not manage to grab a spot and sign up for our newsletter to watch for new dates released or book a private session

  • Cancellation policy: 1 week before the event - full refund, < 1 week before event - 100% cancellation fee




20 Rue Jean Schaack

Helmsange, L-7251

​A comfortable home setting



- available in quiet rue Jean Schaack

- please allow enough time for parking


Public Transport:

7 Min walk from the bus 11 stop or Walferdange train station.

Please check your best route with the Mobiliteit-app.

More about the Teacher:


Originally South African, Marise Hyman is a mother of two (both born in Luxembourg) that swapped her 17 year corporate career to follow her passion in supporting parents through their Transition Into Parenthood.


She is an IMPI Holistic Pregnancy & Child Sleep Practitioner, Happiest Baby on the Block Educator, IMPI Baby Planner Consultant, Becoming Us Facilitator, Holistic Childbirth Educator student, Dancing for Birth™ Instructor, "Birth into Being" facilitator-in-training and founder of the Luxmama Club & ParentPrep asbl and provides Worldwide, Holistically-minded and heart-centered Coaching and Education for expecting and new families on Sleep, Empowered Birth and Planning for the Life Change a Baby brings through Marise Hyman Maternity Coaching.

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