Co-founders Hollie and Darren have 10 years experience in the nursery industry as well as being parents themselves. The Sassy Bloom team consists of lots of very very talented individuals, you can meet some of our experts below…Jo Tantum | Baby Sleep Expert With over 25 years experience working with babies and parents World wide it’s no wonder Jo is the UKs leading Baby Sleep Expert. Teaching babies how to love sleeping with calm gentle guidance, encouraging confident parenting. Jo helps parents with her best selling book Baby Secrets, Sleepytime- Bedtime products and Go Anywhere blackout blind she also offers email and Skype support.Whilst her experienced Sleep Angels personally trained by Jo offer workshops,Home Consults and overnight ‘Rescue Packages’ You have probably seen Jo at one of the Baby Shows around the country, on Daybreak,Live with Gabby as their Baby expert,ITN news, on BBC Radio , or in one of the many parenting magazines for which she writes for. Jo’s mission is to make a difference to parents and offer advice about your baby whether it’s sleep, natural routines, reflux or twin issues.
Jo says “Sassy Bloom is the most fantastic concept for parents and it’s obvious why it’s a huge success. Everything that baby needs, beautifully wrapped up in a gorgeous Sassy Bloom box – simply genius! That’s why I’m so proud to be Sassy Bloom’s Sleep Expert, offering advice to all Sassy Bloomers!”
Clare Byam-Cook | Baby Feeding Expert
Clare Byam-Cook is a former nurse and midwife. She worked as a nurse at Westminster Hospital and then as a midwife at Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital in London until the birth of her second child in 1985.
In 1989 she joined Christine Hill’s private antenatal practice in Chiswick where she taught the breast-feeding class until Christine stopped running her classes in 2013. Clare carries out home or hospital visits to any mother who is having feeding problems after the birth and also sees clients by appointment at her house in Putney, London. Clare does not advertise so all her clients have to come to her by word-of-mouth referral from their friends, GPs, midwives, obstetricians & paediatricians.
Clare’s first book ‘What to Expect When You’re Breast-feeding……and What if you Can’t?’ was published in 2001, followed by ‘Top Tips for Breast-feeding’ & ‘Top Tips for Bottle-feeding’. Her DVD ‘Breastfeeding Without Tears’ was released in 2004. Clare has helped many celebrities including Kate Winslet , Helena Bonham-Carter and Robbie Willams wife, Ada. Clare has written articles for baby magazines and has made many appearances on television and radio, including This Morning, Daybreak, The Wright Stuff, BBC Breakfast, Channel 5 News, Sky News, Good Morning Britain, Lorraine, The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Woman’s Hour, The Jeremy Vine Show on Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 Live, and is a regular guest on The Vanessa Feltz Show on BBC Radio London.