Sleep and Screen Use - Dr Sarah Blunden

The age of technology has brought with it many screens to entertain and educate us. All of these screens have a big impact on children’s sleep, including TV screens, gaming and computer screens, and mobile devices such as tablets and phones. Dr Sarah Blunden is a sleep researcher and clinical psychologist who works with parents, teens and children around sleep. On behalf of Parenting SA, Dr Blunden helps parents understand the impact of screens on the sleep needs of toddlers, children and teens. She provides useful tips for parents on how to manage screen use, starting early.