Melatonin, the Body’s Natural Sleep Aid

Written by Jennifer Garden. Posted in 6 to 12 months

Help your child get to sleep by keeping bedtime the same as the body’s natural release of melatonin (a hormone produced by the body to signal bedtime to the brain). This is around 7 to 7:30 pm. Waiting too long after this may make it more difficult for your child to get to sleep.