Cortney Gibson is a Newborn Care Specialist, sleep consultant, and parent educator. Her clients, however, often refer to her as the “baby whisperer”, the “super nanny for babies”, or the “lady who saved our family”.
Cortney has been working with newborns and their families since 1997. She founded Gibson Newborn Services in 2004 and has expanded the company to accommodate the growing number of parents seeking her help.
Specializing in the care of preemies and multiples, Cortney has cared for dozens of twins, triplets, quintuplets, and even sextuplets. She is also considered to be a pioneer in the art of Early Sleep Conditioning, a gentle no-tears approach to establishing healthy sleeping habits.
As a Certified Happiest Baby Educator, Cortney teaches the soothing techniques of Dr. Harvey Karp to parents and caregivers all over the country. She is also a Certified Passenger Safety Technician and is passionate about educating families and caregivers about car seat safety and proper use.
Cortney has spent over 75,000 hours nurturing babies and caring for young children. She is one of the co-founders of the Baby Dream Team and holds a certificate in newborn care from the Alexandria School, as well as a Health Coaching Certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Cortney also attended the International Maternity and Parenting Institute to study Greenproofing and Maternity and Child Sleep.
After joining the International Nanny Association in 2004, Cortney began serving on the Board of Directors in 2007. She currently chairs the NCS Conference Planning Committee and serves as Immediate Past President of the organization on the Executive Board of Directors.
Cortney regularly presents workshops and webinars for parents and caregivers. She also contributes articles to newsletters, parenting websites and blogs. Cortney has been featured on Fox News, as well as the Today Show for her work with newborns.