My eight year old has had insomnia for almost a year now. He has his own room, and a night light. I know he's scared of the dark, and the night light helps. But he just can't fall asleep at night. I put him to bed at nine, and when I get up to take care of the baby at night, most nights he is still awake at eleven or midnight. And he says he wakes up at night as well; mostly its not being able to fall asleep. I know he's not hungry-I have him eat a banana and drink some milk before he brushes his teeth.
Does anyone have any suggestions? I am taking him to his pediatrician in less than a week, and will ask him-but I'm just wondering, has anyone else dealt with this? What did you all do and did it work? We're at wits end here. He has to start getting more sleep!
Answer by martinmommy26 at 9:45 AM on Oct. 12, 2010
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