About us

Inside The Sleep Cottage

Your child’s sleep is in good hands, but don’t take just
our word for it – learn more about our dedicated team


We are passionate about helping kids sleep well

The Sleep Cottage is a boutique sleep medicine practice specialised in studying and treating children and adolescents aged 0-18. We have been in Miranda from mid-2016, and over this time we helped over 200 child patients. Our dedicated team includes sleep scientists, nurses, and lab technicians, all experienced in the diagnosis and management of paediatric sleep disorders.


Dr Virginia Oliveira

Paediatric Sleep Specialist at The Sleep Cottage,
Clinical Director at the Institute of Sleep Medicine

Virginia is a Paediatrician and Paediatric Sleep Specialist. Her professional experience includes working for the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney Children’s Hospital, as well as ongoing paediatric consulting for private practices in Miranda, Petersham and Corrimal. Virginia has a long-time interest in respiratory diseases, having spent two years as a research fellow at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney. She is also passionate about sleep disorders related to behavioural and developmental issues in children, such as ADHD and autism, and neonatal medicine. Virginia co-authored an article on sleep studies in children that published in the Paediatric Respiratory Reviews.