Sleeping nightmares

Quality and quantity of sleep for children is the Holy Grail of parenthood!

As clinicians, we acknowledge this as important, but to date there has been comparatively little data, and none locally, upon which to base our recommendations for parents.

Price and colleagues from the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne have undertaken a large population survey to look at normal sleep patterns in two cohorts of children which were recruited in 2004. They had a birth cohort and a