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Understanding children's sleep from birth to five years

  • Do you want to:

    • Know more about babies' and children’s sleep from birth to five years?
    • Help parents to feel more confident in managing concerns around their baby’s or child’s sleep?
    • Learn more about evidence-based sleep and settling strategies and their application?

      This one-day workshop will focus on:

    • ‘normal’ sleep, including an overview of the science of sleep and sleep safety
    • child development, baby cues and sleep requirements
    • the parent/child relationship, ‘attachment’, temperament and cultural considerations
    • the importance of developing a ’partnership’ approach when planning and implementing sleep strategies with parents
    • dealing with transitions and change, such as starting childcare
    • family dynamics and the impact on relationships
    • emotional health considerations for parents.

    Course outcome: Participants will be better prepared to support families to understand their child’s sleep from a developmental perspective, and how to encourage healthy and age appropriate sleep habits.

    Cost: $360 incl. GST

    Duration: 1 day

    Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

    For enquiries email


Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.