9 episodes

Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor Emma Sciberras help you identify sleeping problems in your children, from infancy to secondary school, and give you easy to understand steps to improve their sleep cycles and overall health. Covering the importance of sleep at each development stage and whether you should be concerned about more common issues like snoring and sleep apnoea as well as looking into more specialised areas like sleep among children with ADHD or autism.

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Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor Emma Sciberras help you identify sleeping problems in your children, from infancy to secondary school, and give you easy to understand steps to improve their sleep cycles and overall health. Covering the importance of sleep at each development stage and whether you should be concerned about more common issues like snoring and sleep apnoea as well as looking into more specialised areas like sleep among children with ADHD or autism.

    Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

    Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

    Is it snoring or sleep apnoea? Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute help you understand what might be happening when suffering...

    • 16 min
    Managing behavioural sleep problems and using melatonin

    Managing behavioural sleep problems and using melatonin

    What can other behavioural sleep problems tell us about our children? Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute explain the different...

    • 16 min
    Sleeping with autism and ADHD

    Sleeping with autism and ADHD

    Special population children, like those with autism and ADHD, experience completely different symptoms and issues with sleep. Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from...

    • 26 min
    Highschool stress and sleep in adolescence

    Highschool stress and sleep in adolescence

    Hormones, growth spurts, socialising, stress from school and other factors impact a teenager’s sleep. Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research...

    • 26 min
    Do primary school children need more sleep?

    Do primary school children need more sleep?

    Your child is now entering school, they need to focus more and retain a regular schedule and a good sleep routine is vital for this. Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras...

    • 31 min
    Getting Toddlers to sleep

    Getting Toddlers to sleep

    Toddlers brains are taking in so much information during the day, does lack of sleep affect their development? Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens...

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

Brenmcken ,

In line with current evidence

As a child health nurse who gives lots of sleep advice I’m happy to see that the information here is in line with current evidence so all health professionals are giving the same message and parents are less likely to become confused.

keen podcaster ,

Brilliant relevant and real

A brilliant podcast that is relevant for all parents

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Very informative!

Great podcast, very informative and easy to listen to! Love the range of topics and hearing from the experts.

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