Many parents are tired because their 1- or 2-year-old child does not sleep through the night. It helps to understand the factors that influence a child’s sleep before trying to solve the problem. This article offers advice for creating healthy sleeping habits by promoting a healthy sleep rhythm, predictability and simple natural stimuli.
Ester Delhoofen is a medical doctor licensed in the Netherlands. She has extensive complementary training in anthroposophical (Waldorf) medicine, many years of professional experience with children 0-4 years of age, and is the mother of three children.