Nursery Today magazine

In the Night Garden  at Baby & Toddler Show

Baby & Toddler Show delighted to welcome In the Night Garden Baby and Sleep Expert Mandy Gurney to the Manchester show on 10-12 March


One of the UK’s biggest Baby & Toddler Show is returning to EventCity, Manchester next month and with it comes all the shopping and expert advice new and expectant parents need to give their baby the best start in life. The Baby & Toddler Show has an amazing line-up of big name brands, unique innovative products, local companies, services and experts.

In the Night Garden Baby is an extension of the much-loved TV show for the very youngest children. The brand will be treating the North West to one of the first unveilings of the enchanting new range for infants and babies 0-18 months, which uses pastel colours and soft muted tones and features the familiar and beloved characters Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka. In the Night Garden Baby provides the littlest ones with the perfect introduction to the ever-popular CBeebies’ favourite and visitors are encouraged to visit the stand, F15, and take part in the magical storytelling sessions.

Accompanying the displays of the wonderful new In the Night Garden Baby range, Mandy Gurney, founder of Millpond Children's Sleep Clinic and Expert who has been advising on baby, toddler and school aged child sleep issues for almost thirty years, will be on hand to help new parents who are in need of sleep-related advice. She is a qualified nurse, midwife and health visitor and will be speaking daily at The Expert Advice Workshops at 2pm and will also available to speak to on a one-to-one basis at the In the Night Garden Baby stand throughout the duration of the show.

Mandy is the author of the sleep bible Teach Your Child to Sleep (Hamlyn, 2005 & 2016), which has sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and been translated into ten different languages and she also regularly writes for parenting magazines and online parenting sites such as Huffington Post, Mumfidential, Supernanny and Best Bear. 

Clare Barker, general manager of the show, commented “We are absolutely delighted to welcome In the Night Garden Baby to the show for the first time and are very much looking forward to working with Mandy, who with such a plethora of experience will undoubtedly welcome any questions and queries on the all-consuming field of sleep, or more accurately lack of!”



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