Soothing night terrors and is the "five-second" rule an urban myth?

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Mon 14 March 2016

28 mins

Our resident childcare expert Chris Minogue advises listeners on how to negotiate with mutinous pre-schoolers and tell the difference between a night terror and a nightmare. For more tips on soothing night terrors, check out our interview with paediatric sleep specialist Dr Chris Seton.  

Plus, Sydney University chemistry lecturer Alice Williamson busts the myth of the “five-second" rule. How long does it really take E.coli and other bacterial nasties to leap on the food you just dropped on the floor? 

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