Sleep Disorders in Children

‘Sleep problems, including problems at bedtime and frequent night waking, affect 30%–40% of infants and children before school age. Effects of sleep disorders on the health of the child may include poor growth, adverse behavioural and learning effects and, for the child and family, worsened mental health, and poor quality of life’. The enclosed article is from the Medical Journal of Australia and describes the different types of sleep disorders along with suggested management strategies.

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