Parenting your child to sleep

Sara Dimerman in conversation with Dr. Nicky Cohen.

Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • How to identify signs that your infant, toddler or preschooler may be manifesting more sleep related difficulties than the average child his/her age.
  • Reasons why your child may be having sleep problems.
  • Steps to take when dealing with a variety of sleep related issues such as:
    • a child who refuses to fall asleep on his/her own
    • a child who wakes at night and calls out to you
    • a child who is experiencing daytime sleep difficulties
    • a child who may be waking up earlier than the norm
    • a child who is experiencing sleep terrors or nightmares
  • The pros and cons of the family bed.
  • What is sleep training?
  • The pros and cons of sleep training.
  • Dos and don’ts when dealing with sleep related difficulties.
  • What resources and supports are available to you.