Then she experienced the tired-to-the-point-of-delirium for herself.
“I was at my wits end, absolutely desperate I was so tired and I felt like I was losing my mind so I’ve never felt anything like that. People used to joke about it and I thought it was a funny thing and it’s so not funny,” she told I Don’t Know How She Does It host Alissa Warren.
Listen to Lucy Durack talk about her experience with “sleep angels”.
“Polly was fine until six months and then she didn’t sleep until 16 months. We had a Sleep Angel for one night but I didn’t really follow through with her techniques so then we got her back.”
The sleep specialist slept in their apartment for three nights.
“It wasn’t so much of, like she was in the room with Polly for the first night and part of the second but then it was, listening to her cries and letting her cry a bit which I found quite traumatic but it ended up giving us our life back because she did then sleep through the night which was amazing,” she said.