Meet the family

Meet the family

Knowing that you are learning from experts gives you confidence to make the decisions that work best for you.


Erica Hargaden

Sleep Consultant

Erica is a Certified Child Sleep Consultant who offers sleep consultancy and support services to parents experiencing sleep issues. As a mother of three kids, she has had her own brush with sleep deprivation and understands what is involved with getting on top of issues within a family context.

Erica has extensive experience working with families both nationally and internationally. She likes to ensure that parents not only get closer to achieving their family sleep goals but also have a greater understanding & knowledge of their child’s sleep and how to manage it as they grow.


Niamh Gaffney

Paediatric First Aid Instructor

Niamh is an experienced emergency medical technician. As a specialist in paediatric first aid, Niamh’s time is split between teaching nationally recognised health and safety courses, as well as treating patients.

Niamh is passionate about babies and previously worked in the childcare sector delivering programmes for pre-school children.


Niamh O’Reilly

Sleep Consultant

Niamh is a Baby and Toddler sleep specialist and best-selling author of “No Fuss Baby and Toddler Sleep”. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and close to 20 years of hands-on childcare experience Niamh delivers attentive, professional advice in a warm yet practical manner.

As well as being a regular in the Irish media, Niamh is the Sleep Expert with many national publications, helping families worldwide to attain that ‘holy grail’ – nights of uninterrupted sleep. Niamh firmly believes that a little confidence can go a long way when it comes to managing sleep with the little ones.


Aisling Killoran

Hypnobirthing Instructor

Aisling is a Hypnotherapist with over 25,000 clinical hours.

She qualified from at the Institute of Hypnobirthing in 2003 and was one of Ireland’s first Hypnobirthing Practitioners, having now supported over 2,500 couples to date.

Aisling is passionate in helping couples more confident and self-empowered in the lead up to and during the birth of their baby.

Here at The Baby Academy we are looking to grow our team so that we can empower as many mothers and fathers as possible, with an outstanding level of education. If you are a Midwife, Doctor, Consultant, Nurse, or if you would like to work with our ever-growing office support team, please get in touch: [email protected]. We’re looking for awesome people who are passionate about helping mothers, fathers and babies.