All posts by Harriet Hiscock

Associate Professor Harriet Hiscock is a consultant paediatrician, NHMRC Career Development Fellow at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and inaugural Director of the Health Services Research Unit, at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. She has conducted a number of successful trials in infant sleep, sleep in school entry children and sleep in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. She has a keen interest in improving the quality and quantity of research into common childhood conditions and does this though the Australian Paediatric Research Network and the Community Health Services Research Group at MCRI. Emerging interests include reducing waste in children's healthcare and developing and testing new approaches to shift care from hospitals to the community.

Sleep habits start early

Child sleep in the early years is one of the leading reasons families reach out to health practitioners. Sleep is also a hot topic between families and early childhood educators. In this blog PROFESSOR HARRIET HISCOCK from Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) writes about the two most commonly encountered problems: night waking and settling. Why […]

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