Melatonin is often prescribed by pediatrician as a solution for sleepless child. The trouble is, it doesn’t address the actually problem the child is having. It also creates other possible long term issues.
New research is out that warns pediatrician and parents about not giving children melatonin to help them sleep.
Read the Article: Warning Against the Use of Melatonin in Children
After writing this, I stumbled across this article as well – Melatonin For Children: A Guide for Parents