Sarah Ockwell-Smith is a mother of four. She has a degree in Psychology and worked for several years in Pharmaceutical Research and Development. Following the birth of her first child, Sarah re-trained as an Antenatal Teacher and Birth and Postnatal Doula. She has also undertaken training in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy and is a member of the British Sleep Society. Sarah specialises in gentle parenting methods and is the founder of the UK GentleParenting website. Sarah is the author of six parenting and childcare books including the bestselling 'The Gentle Sleep Book'.