Dr. Edith Botchway-Commey: Managing Children’s Sleep Problem | Raising Parents #20

In this episode of Raising Parents, host Dina Sargeant was joined by Dr. Edith Botchway-Commey, an early career researcher interested in understanding sleep, mental health, and quality of life outcomes in various child and adult populations

Getting enough sleep is super important for kids to grow up strong and healthy. As a parent, you want to ensure your little ones get the rest they need.

Meet Edith Botchway

Dr. Edith Nardu Botchway-Commey researches sleep, mental health, and quality of life outcomes in children and adults.

Dr. Edith has degrees in Psychology, Cognitive Neuropsychology, and a Ph.D. in studying the effects of traumatic brain injuries on young adults’ sleep, fatigue, depression, and quality of life.

Dr. Edith is pursuing a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Brain and Mind group at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (Australia).

About the episode

In this episode hosted by Dina Sargeant, Dr. Edith Botchway discusses children’s sleep problems and their impact on their health and well-being.

Dr. Edith explained the signs of a child not getting enough sleep and the common sleep problems in different age groups.

Dr. Edith stressed the significance of good sleep habits for health and brain development and shared tips to improve sleep hygiene in children and teens.

In conclusion

Good sleep patterns are vital for children’s health and brain development. It’s important to identify signs of inadequate sleep and address them promptly. Targeted approaches are needed for different age groups. Improving sleep hygiene can promote better sleep and overall well-being in children and teens.

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