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Sleep advice for children

If your child's sleep is disturbed at night, it's harder for them to function during the day. It also raises the risk of problems with behaviour and learning.

Most sleep problems can be treated or managed.

KidsHealth has lots of information about sleep and sleep problems in children.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Sleep Unit, Canterbury DHB. Last reviewed August 2019.

Page reference: 203515

Review key: HISLE-11928