Sharlene, known as NZ’s Baby Whisperer, is a postnatal advisor who offers parents nationwide her guidance and advice, helping families to have a more enjoyable experience in parenting in the early years. Sharlene offers parental “coaching” in the following key areas.

Preparing for your baby

Feeding Advice

Daily Routines

Day to day lifestyle suggestions

Sleeping Problems

Sibling Adjustment

Sharlene visits parents in their own homes for a selected period of time, she listens and observes, then problem solves giving suggestions and ideas tailored to each families individual needs. Alongside home visits there are other options like phone consultations, Skype calls and group seminars…read more

New Arrival

Sharlene’s videos with top techniques


This is the practical handbook that every mother needs when preparing for a new baby. Broken down into easy-to-follow timeframes from preparing for arrival and birth right through to 12 months, you’ll quickly find answers to everything you need to know

Latest News

George at 1yr !

And then he was 1 ! Oh my goodness, where has the year gone… It has gone so fast and as I have said before, I have wanted to push pause and stop everything so that I can just enjoy this ‘soon to be gone’ baby stage. Knowing I am only having the one, I […]

And the teeth just keep coming!

George is 8 months old and an absolute character, so observant, so relaxed in himself and the world (apart from when teething!) and interested in everything one does with their hands! Since I last wrote, he has cut 3 more teeth with another 2 on their way, making that 5 teeth in 2 months! Both […]

Time for George and I now…

Last weekend George and I said goodbye to Charlie, our spunky wee friend who we have been looking after. We are now at my mothers, getting back into routine and back into my usual work schedule. Feeling totally exhausted with George waking for an extra feed in the night and transitioning him into a sleeping […]

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