[ARTICLE] Science warns against drugging non-sleeping bubs with melatonin- Kidspot March 2015

Any parents who’s had a poor-sleeping tot knows that feeling of desperation – you never forget it. You just want your little one to sleep, so when you hear from other parents that there’s a “natural” sleep-inducing potion that works, you have to have it.

Melatonin has been the latest “natural” sleep medication trending among sleep-deprived parents. But new research has just emerged warning against its use on babies.

What are some risk-free alternatives to using melatonin?

Earlier this year Rebel Wylie spoke to Gold Coast sleep expert Amanda Bude who recommended five things parents can implement every day to help switch their children’s brains from alert to snooze, without the use of drugs;

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