- Here is an overview of the content of this training:The importance of sleep
Sleep, an essential need
The effects of sleep deprivation on children
Is there a link between lack of sleep and hyperactivity?
Sleep needs, different needs for everyone
How to determine sleep needs?
What happens when we sleep?
Sleep cycles and phases
Melatonin and the effects of light on the biological clock
What about the time change?
Techniques to try when bedtime is difficult
Is napping responsible for a child’s refusal to go to bed at night?
What to do when the parent asks to cut the nap?
Problems that can occur during sleep
Nightmares and night terrors
Snoring and sleep apnea
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)