My DS (4) has a terrible time getting to sleep at night, and consequently he's often underslept. He has all kinds of issues because of his lack of sleep- being overwired and behaving poorly mainly. I've heard several friends or acquaintances rave about using small amounts of melatonin both for themselves and/or their children, and I have others who are telling us "Stay Away!" Admittedly, I haven't gotten a ruling from his pediatrician, but some friends tell me their peds recommended it for their children.
Does anyone have any experience w/ using melatonin especially in children?
I think I've posted about our sleep issues some weeks ago and we've pretty much tried everything under the sun. I've at least gotten him to lay in his own bed by himself, but still have not figured out any way to get him actually asleep earlier.