Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Sleep

About the podcast

Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor Emma Sciberras help you identify sleeping problems in your children, from infancy to secondary school, and give you easy to understand steps to improve their sleep cycles and overall health. Covering the importance of sleep at each development stage and whether you should be concerned about more common issues like snoring and sleep apnoea as well as looking into more specialised areas like sleep among children with ADHD or autism.
https://www.podcastoneaustralia.com.au/podcasts/sleep

Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apneoa

Is it snoring or sleep apnoea? Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute help you understand what might be happening when suffering from physical sleep issues and whether or not you should seek medical advice around the issue.

https://www.podcastoneaustralia.com.au/podcasts/sleep


Managing Behavioural Sleep Problems and Using Melatonin

What can other behavioural sleep problems tell us about our children? Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute explain the different behavioural sleep problems, exactly what Melatonin is and how we can use it to fix our sleeping cycles.

https://www.podcastoneaustralia.com.au/podcasts/sleep


Sleeping with autism and ADHD

Special population children, like those with autism and ADHD, experience completely different symptoms and issues with sleep. Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute teach us the differences between their sleep cycles and how we can change our routine and behaviour to cater to these and improve the child’s overall health.

https://www.podcastoneaustralia.com.au/podcasts/sleep

Highschool stress and sleep in adolescence

Hormones, growth spurts, socialising, stress from school and other factors impact a teenager’s sleep. Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute detail what they may be experiencing and take us through the steps and approaches to making sure our kids are sleeping well through the stresses of high school.

https://www.podcastoneaustralia.com.au/podcasts/sleep

Do primary school children need more sleep?

Your child is now entering school, they need to focus more and retain a regular schedule and a good sleep routine is vital for this. Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute discuss what impact a lack of sleep might have on their learning behaviour when a child begins primary school and they help you set things in motion for better sleep practices.

https://www.podcastoneaustralia.com.au/podcasts/sleep

Getting toddlers to sleep

Toddlers brains are taking in so much information during the day, does lack of sleep affect their development? Consultant Paediatrician - Professor Harriet Hiscock and Associate Professor of psychology Emma Sciberras from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute discuss what might be going on if your toddler isn’t sleeping properly and take you through easy to understand steps on getting your child’s sleep cycle back on track. 

https://www.podcastoneaustralia.com.au/podcasts/sleep