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Thinking about melatonin?
Melatonin is the most common sleep aid used in children and adults. It’s also a hormone and can be tricky to use. Whether or not you should try it is a matter to discuss with your pediatrician. Here’s my article on everything parents should know when considering melatonin.
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This morning we released a new podcast episode digging into the complex topic of cry it out and sleep training controversies with my cohost, pediatric sleep consultant Arielle Greenleaf.
As both a pediatrician and parent myself, I understand this is an emotional issue impacting families. I think you’ll find the conversation very balanced and informative as Arielle and I unpacked the research around cry it out methods together. We also discuss the importance of tailoring your…
This is a recent article from my newsletter on the role parental behavior plays in helping kids with anxiety sleep better (or keeps them…
I recently recorded a new episode of The Sleep Edit where Arielle and I interviewed Dr. Danielle Garay (which will come out in a month or so. In preparation, I reread Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD by Eli Lebowitz. It’s a terrific book if you have a child who struggles with these issues. It’s also a wonderful parenting book in general, because it gets into the concept of parental accommodations. Understanding this idea is key to addressing sleep issues in older children.
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