You’re woken up in the middle night by the screaming cry of your child. Again.
It’s a situation almost any new parent has found themselves in. Early on in a child’s life, minor sleep issues and disruptions are a normal part of the nightly routine.
Some children, though, can experience sleep problems that are much more severe. These issues can cause unnatural sleep disruptions and leave the child feeling tired. It can even cause them to suffer from physical, mental and emotional side effects.
Melatonin is a popular sleep aid for adults, and many seem to advocate for its use with children. With a little melatonin supplement, your child may be able to sleep fully through the night and feel all the healthier for it– and you could say the same for yourself.
But is melatonin for babies safe? And how is it administered? Read on and we’ll tell you everything you need to know before administering melatonin to children.