Can I give melatonin to my 1-year-old child who absolutely refuses to sleep?

Yes, you can give melatonin to a 1-year-old child who is having trouble sleeping. It is often suggested for children aged 6 months and older in the short term. You can try a dose of up to 3mg once a day at bedtime and increase if necessary. Melatonin is a hormone that the body naturally produces to regulate the sleep-wake cycle. It may have an immediate effect, but it could take several weeks to reach maximum effectiveness. However, we may not know the long-term effects, as data for adults only go up to 6 months. Good luck and hope your child sleeps better soon.
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Medimap is a Canadian online platform that helps patients find and book same-day appointments with healthcare providers such as doctors, dentists, pharmacies and physiotherapists.

Our platform allows patients to search for available appointments in their area, view wait times, and book appointments directly through the platform.

Our main goal is to help patients access timely care and reduce wait times in the Canadian healthcare system.


How Medimap Works

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We are growing our network of thousands of clinic partnerships that allows patients to access same-day or next day care.

Convenience

We simplify the process by making it easy to compare and select a clinic 24/7.

Book

Patients can book an appointment in just a few clicks with a local health and wellness clinic.
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